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Myanmar Security forces face action over killings

Myanmar Security forces face action over killings

Members of Myanmar’s security forces will face legal action over the hacking and shooting deaths of Rohingya Muslims in restive Rakhine state, a government spokesman said. The killings of 10 Rohingya men occurred in the village of Inn Din in September last year and the bodies were buried in a mass grave after they were […]

February 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
4 people dead in London attack including 1 police officer, 20 injured

4 people dead in London attack including 1 police officer, 20 injured

Four people, including the attacker and a police officer, died in Wednesday’s terrorism incident at the British parliament, police said. “Four people have died. That includes the police officer who was protecting parliament and one man we believe to be the attacker who was shot by a police firearms officer,” Britain’s top counter-terrorism officer Mark […]

March 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
Egyptian man brutally kills his mother ‘after she asked him to get ready for prayer’

Egyptian man brutally kills his mother ‘after she asked him to get ready for prayer’

A 32-year-old man, Mohammad Sharaf al-Din Abdul Imam in the Egyptian city of Suez who is an employee at the Nasr Petroleum company, was the killer after an argument erupted between him and his mother in the morning. The mother had allegedly asked him to perform wudhu in preparation for the dawn prayer, so he […]

January 29, 2017 | By | Reply More
Somali Islamist militants ram car bomb into hotel, killing 28

Somali Islamist militants ram car bomb into hotel, killing 28

Islamist militants rammed a car bomb into the gate of a hotel in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Wednesday, jumped clear and stormed inside on Wednesday, killing 28 people, government and medical officials said. Gunfire rang out as four militants burst into the Dayah Hotel, which is popular with politicians. A second explosion shook the area […]

January 25, 2017 | By | Reply More
Ugandan tribal king arrested after clashes kill 55

Ugandan tribal king arrested after clashes kill 55

Ugandan tribal king arrested Sunday after fierce clashes between security forces and a separatist militia they believe is linked to him killed 55, police said. Heavy fighting broke out Saturday in the western town of Kasese, home to King Charles Wesley Mumbere of the Rwenzururu kingdom, when his royal guards attacked patrolling security forces, killing […]

November 28, 2016 | By | Reply More
In Iraq, Nigeria and now Turkey, child bombers strike

In Iraq, Nigeria and now Turkey, child bombers strike

Aug 23, – That was last Sunday. Less than a day earlier, Turkey was less fortunate: a teenage bomber detonated his suicide vest among dancing guests at a Turkish wedding party, officials say, killing 51 people, nearly half of them children themselves. The boy looked scared and younger than 16 when Iraqi police grabbed him […]

August 23, 2016 | By | Reply More
53 killed in bomb attack at hospital in Pakistan

53 killed in bomb attack at hospital in Pakistan

Aug 08, – The blast took place shortly after the body of a prominent lawyer killed in a shooting attack earlier in the day was brought to the hospital, said senior police official Zahoor Ahmed Afridi, though it was unclear if the two events were in any way connected. A powerful bomb went off on […]

August 8, 2016 | By | Reply More
Suicide attack in Baghdad kills at least 14 people- Iraq

Suicide attack in Baghdad kills at least 14 people- Iraq

July  24, – The bomber, who was on foot, detonated his device at one of the busy entrances of the Shiite district of Kadhimiyah, killing at least 10 civilians and four policemen, a police officer said. At least 31 other people were wounded, he added. A suicide bomber attacked a security check point in northern […]

July 24, 2016 | By | Reply More
Despair grows in Iraq camps over hundreds of missing men

Despair grows in Iraq camps over hundreds of missing men

Jun 14, – Mothers pleaded with their palms upturned while elders scribbled on paper the names of some of the hundreds of male relatives whose fates are unknown. When Iraqi officials and top brass visited this displacement camp south of jihadist-held Fallujah, distressed residents swarmed around them asking the same question: “Where are our sons?” […]

June 14, 2016 | By | Reply More
Car bomb targeting police kills 11, wounds 36 in Istanbul

Car bomb targeting police kills 11, wounds 36 in Istanbul

Jun 08, – The car was detonated as police buses passed, Istanbul Governor Vasip Sahin told reporters, in the fourth major bombing in Turkey’s biggest city this year. A car bomb ripped through a police bus in central Istanbul during the morning rush hour on Tuesday, killing 11 people and wounding 36 near the main […]

June 7, 2016 | By | Reply More