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100 killed after Brazil police go on strike, streets of death and chaos rule

100 killed after Brazil police go on strike, streets of death and chaos rule

Brazil’s Espirito Santo south-eastern state has turned over security duties to the army as it tries to solve crises erupted due to police strike that has led to a wave of violence and at least 100 deaths. Hundred people have been killed and 200 lootings committed amid widespread turmoil, which has forced a shutdown of […]

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Mexico’s rights agency says police killed 22 at ranch

Mexico’s rights agency says police killed 22 at ranch

Aug 19, – One police officer was killed in the confrontation in the western state of Michoacan on May 22, 2015. The government has said the dead were drug cartel suspects who were hiding out on the ranch in Tanhuato, near the border with Jalisco state. Federal police killed at least 22 people on a […]

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Extremists attack on police center in Somalia kills 5

Extremists attack on police center in Somalia kills 5

July  31, – Four attackers, including two suicide bombers, were also killed in the attack suspected to be by the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab, said police Capt. Mohamed Hussein. Extremists in Somalia attacked a heavily fortified police center in the capital Sunday, killing at least five people before security forces ended the assault, police said. […]

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Fire kills 3 Gaza kids, sparks accusations over power crisis

Fire kills 3 Gaza kids, sparks accusations over power crisis

May 07, – Gaza’s Islamic Hamas rulers are accusing the West Bank-based Palestinian Authority of imposing taxes on fuel for Gaza’s lone power plant, worsening the crisis and raising the daily blackout to 18 hours. The authority rejects Hamas’ accusations and says the militant group has prevented it from working in Gaza. Three Palestinian children […]

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Pakistan horrified by alleged child sex abuse blackmail ring

Pakistan horrified by alleged child sex abuse blackmail ring

Aug 11, – Those living in Hussain Khan Wala say the gang forced children at gunpoint to be abused or drugged them into submission. It was only after one family spoke up that others rose against the gang, with police later arresting 11 suspects. In this dusty town near Pakistan’s border with India, families kept […]

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India hangs only man sentenced to die for 1993 Mumbai blasts

India hangs only man sentenced to die for 1993 Mumbai blasts

Jul 30, – The police barred media from publishing images of Yakub Abdul Razak Memon’s funeral, apparently fearing a backlash against the execution that many said was driven by politics. Ignoring pleas and petitions by civil society groups, India on Thursday hanged an accountant convicted of supporting the 1993 Mumbai bombings that killed 257 people […]

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Suspected Islamists kill ‘at least 21’ in NE Nigeria

Suspected Islamists kill ‘at least 21’ in NE Nigeria

Jul 25, – “The terrorists stormed Maikadiri around 9:00 am (0800 GMT Friday) and opened fire on hapless citizens,” said resident Simon Templer. At least 21 people were killed in a new attack by suspected Islamists in a village in northeastern Borno state, causing many to flee, residents said Saturday. “They laid siege in daylight […]

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Police battle Bangkok protesters with tear gas

Police battle Bangkok protesters with tear gas

Dec 01, – At least three people have been killed and 54 wounded in skirmishes so far, according to police and emergency services. Most of the casualties occurred at a Bangkok stadium where gunshots rang out early Sunday for the second day and the body of one protester shot in the chest lay face-up on […]

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Kenya Red Cross: 22 dead in upscale mall attack

Kenya Red Cross: 22 dead in upscale mall attack

Sep 21, – Gunmen threw grenades, fired automatic weapons and targeted non-Muslims at the upscale Westgate mall in Kenya’s capital on Saturday, killing at least 22 people and wounding dozens more, a Red Cross official and witnesses said. Police blamed the attack on terrorists. Kenyan military and police surrounded the mall, which had been hosting […]

September 21, 2013 | By | Reply More
American tourist brutally gang-raped in Indian town of Manali

American tourist brutally gang-raped in Indian town of Manali

June 5, KOLKATA, India (AP) — On Wednesday, another police official in Manali, Neel Chand, said three men were detained on the basis of the description the American woman provided but were later released after the victim said they were not her attackers. On Tuesday, police reported that an American tourist was gang-raped in the […]

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