Schumer offers prayers to victims of Virginia shooting
15 June 2017 | 11:00 am
Senator Chuck Schumer offers his prayers for those injured in the shooting Wednesday at the baseball practice near Washington.
23 Jun 2021
The Lagos State government through its head of service, on Tuesday obeyed a summons served on him to appear and give evidence before the judicial panel investigating the alleged shooting of protesters at the lekki toll gate last October.
8 Jul 2021
A woman was arrested for allegedly spraying liquid from a water gun on an Olympic torch relay runner in eastern Japan on Sunday (July 4). Kayoko Takahashi, 53, was arrested by police in the city of Mito in Ibaraki Prefecture, about 100 kilometres northeast from Tokyo on suspicion of forcible obstruction of business.
9 Jul 2021
The Netherlands is outraged over Tuesday night’s shooting of Dutch crime reporter Robert R. de Vries. The attempted murder is seen as a direct attack on freedom of the press.
16 Jul 2021
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said Peter de Vries was "always seeking the truth and standing up for justice." Top European leaders reiterated his commitment to justice.
11 Aug 2021
The White House announced plans to hold a virtual summit for democracy in December. Leaders of the world's democracies are set to take part.
16 Aug 2021
Plymouth residents stage a candlelight vigil to pay tribute to the victims of Britain's first mass shooting in 11 years, after a 22-year-old gunman described as a 'troubled loner' shot dead five people including his mother and a three-year-old girl before taking his own life.
21 Sep 2021
Several students were also injured, after an individual opened fire at Perm State National Research University.
25 Sep 2021
Shocked and grieving Russians gather outside a university in the city of Perm after a student went on a campus shooting spree, killing six people and wounding dozens more. With a heavy police presence around Perm State University a day after the killings, they lay red carnations and light candles at makeshift memorials.
30 Sep 2021
The shooting at a Kroger grocery store has left at least a dozen people injured, according to police. The suspect behind the shooting is reportedly dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
27 Sep 2021
In what police believe to be a gangland shooting, two men dressed as lawyers entered a court in Dehli armed with guns and killed a suspect standing trial. The assailants were shot dead on site.
4 Oct 2021
President Lukashenko claimed that hundreds of people had been arrested. Rights groups spoke of roughly 100 arrests. The move came after a shootout that left an IT contractor and a KGB agent dead on Tuesday.
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Papers in Spain brace for the first visit of former king Juan Carlos since he went into exile amid investigations of tax evasion. In France, a parliamentary candidate from Emmanuel Macron's party who was convicted of domestic violence has been forced to withdraw after the controversy overwhelmed the party. Papers in the US hail the landmark equal pay deal agreed between the men's and women's football teams. Plus, should elephants be considered human?
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The influx of cash aims to support the financing of Ukraine's government, as Russia's war has decimated tax revenue. The grant is part of over €18 billion pledged by G7 finance ministers during their summit in Germany.
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A patient in the German state of Bavaria has been infected with monkeypox, according to the Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology in Munich. First cases were also detected in France and Belgium.
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UWCL Final: Asisat Oshoala seeks to end 'rollercoaster' year with repeat win
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The recent leak of a confidential US Supreme Court document has confirmed the conservative-majority court's intention to overturn Roe v. Wade, the decision that has guaranteed access to abortion throughout the United States for nearly 50 years. Such a decision would have an unprecedented impact on 75 million women of childbearing age. But at the instigation of the Republican Party, some parts of the US, such as the states of Texas and Oklahoma, are already turning into a medical desert for women who seek a termination. Our correspondents Valérie Defert and Pierrick Leurent report on the "post-Roe America".
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An alleged coup attempt in the West African nation sheds light on the tensions facing the interim government of Colonel Assimi Goita. Yet, despite sanctions and isolation, Malians still back the military.