Anonymous tip-off failed to stop shooting in Hamburg
24 March 2023 | 4:29 pm
After an anonymous tip-off, the gunman's apartment was raided by police. Authorities discovered 15 loaded magazines and more.
13 Jul 2022
People in Soweto accuse authorities of not doing enough to protect them after 15 people are gunned down in an attack on a bar in the South African township. In Nigeria, the presidential candidate for the ruling party picks a Muslim senator as his running mate. Lastly, faced with surging global energy prices because of the war in Ukraine, more Tunisian entrepreneurs are looking for green energy alternatives.
19 Jul 2022
A new report has revealed shortcomings in the police response to the school shooting that left 21 people dead. It said "systemic failures" caused nearly 400 officers to wait for over an hour to confront the gunman.
21 Aug 2022
A gunman opened fire on a bus near Jerusalem's Old City, wounding at least eight Israelis. Two of the victims are in serious condition.
28 Aug 2022
Police chief Pete Arredondo is the first official to be fired over the handling of the massacre at Robb Elementary School on May 24. Parents of victims applauded the decision.
21 Sep 2022
On August 29, a young albino child was kidnapped and his 21-year-old mother murdered in the remote village of Ambatolampy in south-eastern Madagascar. Recent years have seen a rise in murders of Albinos on the island, with their body parts often used in rituals and ceremonies. The crime triggered a local riot, with an angry mob storming the local police station to kill the apprehended suspects.
16 Oct 2022
The governor has made a vocal enemy in the families of Robb Elementary shooting victims. They are demanding a special legislative session to reach a compromise on the minimum age to purchase semi-automatic rifles.
The suspect accused of killing five people inside a Colorado LGBTQ nightclub has been charged with murder, hate crimes and assault.
The suspect in a Paris shooting that left three Kurds dead told prosecutors he set out to kill foreigners. The 69-year-old man was admitted into a psychiatric ward.
Newport News police say the shooting was "not accidental" and are trying to determine how the child accessed the weapon. The boy has been taken into custody as police continue to investigate.
The German town of Winnenden commemorates the first anniversary of the school shooting that left 16 people dead
The German city of Winnenden is marking the first anniversary of a school shooting that shocked the nation. On March 11th 2009 a former student of Albertville High School killed 15 people before taking his own life. President Horst Köhler has addressed a memorial ceremony attended by family and friends of the dead. It was one of a number of commemorative events today.
In an interview with Big Boy, 50 Cent apologized to Megan Thee Stallion for making fun of her 2020 shooting incident with Tory Lanez. In 2020, 50 Cent shared memes on social media which showed Stallion and Lanez as characters in Boyz in the Hood and the Austin Powers franchise.
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In a bold stride towards the cosmos, the concept of settling on Mars is no longer just a flight of fancy. A number of ambitious plans for Martian travel and colonisation are underway, but first, why not simulate the conditions on Earth?
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The mental health industry has been growing in India as awareness increases. But many who don't fit into social norms say their experiences seeking help have left them feeling invalidated.
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In Syria, the Islamic State group stands accused of executing a series of attacks targeting truffle hunters. Truffles, or 'sand truffles' as they're commonly known, grow in the desert and have become a sought-after commodity. FRANCE24's Observers team delved into this issue. Journalist Mahmoud Naffakh provides further insights.
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On World No Tobacco Day, we examine e-cigarettes, which are capturing a growing share of the market. Professionals in the sector insist that e-cigarettes facilitate the process of quitting smoking, even going so far as to claim that it's beneficial for public health overall. However, it's important to note that vaping can become an addiction in its own right.
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Leaders of the European Political Community — all European states with the exception of Russia and Belarus — are meeting in Moldova to discuss strategy over the conflict in neighboring Ukraine.
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Sudan's army suspended talks with a rival paramilitary force on Wednesday over a ceasefire and aid access, raising fears the six-week-old conflict will push Africa's third largest country deeper into a humanitarian crisis.