How the Islamic State group has taken control of swathes of Syria and Iraq

By PAUL JOHNSON-BASSEM, Associated PressThe Islamic State is gaining ground in Syria and Iraqis have seen their country overrun by the extremist group.But it has also taken control over territory across the Middle East, with the group’s self-styled caliphate extending to parts of Iraq and Syria.Here are the key developments: IS is now expanding its control over Syria and the […]

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How to spot the signs of a fake news scandal: Experts say #CNNDossier

What you need to know about a fake media scandal: More from Tci News: Read more about this story.CNN reported Monday that the dossier was prepared by former British intelligence officer Christopher Steele, a former MI6 officer.The Washington Post, citing a person familiar with the dossier’s contents, said Steele was paid $13,000 for the work.The Post also said Steele wrote […]

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