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London police arrests 8 after sick terror attack that killed 4

London police arrests 8 after sick terror attack that killed 4

The terror incident has taken place one year of Brussels bombings – after fears there would be an anniversary attack today. Two people have died after a knife-wielding man was shot by police when a car mounted the pavement on Westminster Bridge and mowed down pedestrians. London Police confirmed it is investigating the terror attack […]

March 23, 2017 | By | Reply More
Yemen’s children starve as war drags on, bloodshed continue

Yemen’s children starve as war drags on, bloodshed continue

As the first light of dawn trickles in through the hospital window, 19-year-old Mohammed Ali learns that his two-year-old cousin has died of hunger. But he has to remain strong for his little brother Mohannad, who could be next. He holds his brother’s hand as the five-year-old struggles to breathe, his skin stretched tight over […]

January 2, 2017 | By | Reply More
35 Civilians Slaughtered in DR Congo Christmas Day Attack

35 Civilians Slaughtered in DR Congo Christmas Day Attack

Attacks in villages and fighting between militias killed at least 35 people over the Christmas weekend in North Kivu, a majority Christian area in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. The bloodshed began in Eringeti — a town 55 kilometres (35 miles) north of the regional hub Beni, which for two years has been hit by […]

December 26, 2016 | By | Reply More
Hundreds more Myanmar Rohingya flee to Bangladesh- aid workers

Hundreds more Myanmar Rohingya flee to Bangladesh- aid workers

Hundreds of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar crossed the border to Bangladesh over the weekend and on Monday, aid workers said, seeking shelter from escalating violence in the northwest that has killed at least 86 people and displaced some 30,000. An official from the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the United Nations’ migration agency, who did […]

November 22, 2016 | By | Reply More
Israel demolishes homes of Palestinian killers

Israel demolishes homes of Palestinian killers

Nov 14, – The military carried out the demolition orders after clearance from the supreme court. It said the three homes in Nablus belonged to attackers who killed an Israeli couple in front of their children in the West Bank on Oct. 1. It said the other home, near Ramallah, belonged to a man who […]

November 14, 2015 | By | Reply More
Female suicide bombers kill four at busy Nigeria market

Female suicide bombers kill four at busy Nigeria market

Dec 10, – Boko Haram has been accused of deploying a wave of female bombers in recent months, including in Kano, and blame for the latest violence will likely fall on the Islamist insurgents. Two female suicide bombers killed at least four people at a busy market in northern Nigeria’s largest city Kano on Wednesday, […]

December 10, 2014 | By | Reply More
UN says nearly 1,000 Iraqis killed in October

UN says nearly 1,000 Iraqis killed in October

Nov 01, – The bloodshed accelerated sharply after a deadly April 23 crackdown by security forces on a Sunni protest camp in a northern Iraqi town, which set off near-daily attacks, mostly by Sunni extremists and al-Qaida militants determined to undermine the country’s Shiite-led government. Attacks and other violence across Iraq killed 979 people in […]

November 1, 2013 | By | Reply More
Wave of bomb blasts rock Iraqi capital, killing 30

Wave of bomb blasts rock Iraqi capital, killing 30

Oct 07, –   Attacks on anti-Qaida fighters earlier in the day claimed another five lives. The attacks are the latest in a surge of bloodshed that has roiled Iraq for months, heightening worries that the country is returning to the widespread sectarian killing that marked the years following the 2003 U.S.-led invasion. A wave […]

October 7, 2013 | By | Reply More
‘Elders’ urge Myanmar to address religious strife

‘Elders’ urge Myanmar to address religious strife

Sep 26, –  The three visiting Elders — Carter, who was president from 1977 to 1981, former Finnish President Martti Ahtisaari, and former Norwegian Prime Minister Gro Harlem Brundtland — called for an end to impunity and for freedom of religion. Jimmy Carter and two other former world leaders who are part of a group […]

September 26, 2013 | By | Reply More
Egypt police to besiege sit-ins within 24 hours

Egypt police to besiege sit-ins within 24 hours

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian security forces will besiege two sit-ins by supporters of the country’s ousted president within 24 hours, police officials said Sunday, setting up a possible confrontation between the military-backed government and the thousands gathered there. One police official suggested action against the sit-in protests by supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi could […]

August 11, 2013 | By | Reply More