Gunman, 4 dead in TX nursing home shooting
30 July 2018 | 5:30 am
Five people were shot dead, including the suspected gunman, in a Friday night attack at a Texas nursing home and the home of one of the people slain, city officials said.
5 Jun 2022
Germany marked the anniversary of a racist attack in the city of Hanau. Nine people with immigrant roots were gunned down by a far-right extremist, who subsequently shot himself. The victims' families say they still have more questions than answers.
3 Jun 2022
Some users are claiming that US channels CNN & NBC News presented two different men as the father of the same Uvalde school shooting victim. We show you why this claim is bogus. Meanwhile in other news, some users mistakenly believe that the colours of the Ukrainian flag have been added to the Pride flag. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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Law enforcement officers waiting to confront the gunman in the Uvalde school massacre were aware of the wounded inside, according to a New York Times report.
13 Jun 2022
Almost 10 months ago, Afghanistan fell into the hands of the Taliban. The hardline Islamists' return to power led to a mass exodus of the Afghan population, with the US taking in some 78,000 refugees. California received the largest number, followed by Texas, where some 10,500 Afghans are already calling the Lone Star State home. Texans are proud to welcome them, as our correspondents report.
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Texas official Steven McCraw said that officers searched for a key that was not needed and waited an hour outside classrooms. Relatives of schoolchildren and staff are angry over how police responded to the shooting.
6 Jul 2022
Police in Denmark have said a shooting in a Copenhagen shopping mall in which three people were killed does not appear terror-related. A 22-year-old, known to mental health services, was arrested soon after the incident.
6 Jul 2022
Danish police said three people were killed in a shooting at a shopping mall in the capital Copenhagen. Authorities have detained one suspect in connection with the incident.
9 Jul 2022
A man is in police custody after an hours-long manhunt near the Chicago suburb of Highland Park where a deadly shooting took place during an Independence Day parade.
7 Jul 2022
A man accused of opening fire on a Fourth of July parade near Chicago has been charged with seven counts of murder, officials say. Robert Crimo, 21, would be punished "for the killing spree he has unleashed against our community", Lake County State Attorney Eric Rinehart said.
8 Jul 2022
Germany, China and the US have all sent messages of support after the deadly shooting of the former prime minister. Shinzo Abe was Japan's longest-serving prime minister before leaving office in 2020.
9 Jul 2022
It was supposed to be a festive celebration marking the 246th anniversary of the independence of the United States. Instead, it was yet another reminder of rampant gunviolence in the country as a gunman disguised in women's clothing opened fire on a parade in a Chicago suburb, killing several people. The 21-year-old assailant has been charged with seven counts of first-degree murder.
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Police are hunting for five attackers who burst into a bar in Soweto, South Africa and killed 15 customers in a hail of at least 137 bullets over the weekend, the police minister said on Monday.
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Germany has decided to supply battle tanks to Ukraine. International law experts are now debating whether this makes Germany a "war party."
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