Shooter carries out deadly attack in US state of Virginia
01 June 2019 | 9:24 am
Several people have been killed after a gunman opened fire at a government complex in the city of Virginia Beach. Virginia state police said the gunman was also killed.
8 Feb 2020
The often ruthless work of spy agencies like Israel's Mossad is justified when it saves hundreds or thousands of lives. That's the view of journalist Ronen Bergman, who's spent almost ten years researching and writing a book on Mossad. He tells us about the organisation's successes and failures, as he admits innocent people have died and that killing a man no longer requires even the prime minister's approval. It's a hard-hitting image of Mossad, but one he says is understandable for a country constantly battling terrorism. His book "Rise and Kill First" has just been published in French.
10 Feb 2020
A Thai soldier who killed at least 26 people before being shot dead in a mall by commandos went on the rampage because of a debt dispute, the kingdom's premier said Sunday, offering the first official motive for the "unprecedented" shooting spree.
EDO 2020: Leave Edo governorship election for Edo people to decide, PDP tells Tinubu, Youth protest killings in Southern Kaduna and more
8 Aug 2020
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13 Aug 2020
The Namibian president has said a German offer of compensation for colonial-era mass killings needs to be "revised." Among other things, he objected to the terminology used.
18 Aug 2020
In Oyo State, the suspected mastermind of the Oyo killings has escaped from police custody.
30 Aug 2020
The sentencing of an Australian white supremacist who killed 51 Muslim worshippers in New Zealand -- and live-streamed the massacre -- was set to begin amid tight security in a Christchurch court.
31 Oct 2020
Leaders from around the world are expressing solidarity with France following a deadly knife attack at a cathedral in Nice. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she was "deeply shaken."
20 Nov 2020
Australia's top military officer on Thursday admitted there was credible evidence his special forces unlawfully killed at least 39 Afghanistan civilians and prisoners, recommending the matter be taken up by a prosecutor investigating alleged war crimes.
7 Feb 2021
Afghanistan is one of the five deadliest countries for journalists, along with Mexico, Iraq, Pakistan and India. Afghan journalists regularly face threats and intimidation, and in recent months, the country has seen an alarming increase in targeted killings of media workers.
9 Feb 2021
Hundreds of refugees have trickled back to their remote village in South Darfur nearly a decade after fleeing war there. Now, they think they rushed the decision following attacks by local nomads.
16 Feb 2021
At least 65 media and rights workers have been killed in a series of attacks across the country since 2018, the report said. The number of attacks rose substantially since the start of peace talks in September 2020.
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As experts gather at a UN Ocean Conference in Lisbon, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned that the world is facing an "ocean emergency". In Australia, the Great Barrier Reef recently suffered another mass bleaching event, just months after a UNESCO committee recommended the World Heritage Site be listed as "in danger". The country's new left-leaning Labor government has promised to tackle global warming, but the reef's future hangs in the balance as long as Australia remains one of the world's largest exporters of fossil fuels.
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The leader of Scotland's government said Scotland was "ripped" out of the EU as she outlined a possible route to Scottish independence, including a referendum late next year.
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A snakebite to the farm owner led German police to finding more than 110 snakes. The woman who was poisoned is in a critical condition in hospital.
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The war in Ukraine and inflation have Germans concerned about their standard of living. Those who have the least are likely to suffer the most.
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Spiking food prices caused by the war in Ukraine are threatening to push more people to the brink of starvation. If G7 countries don't deliver on aid, poorer nations might turn elsewhere.
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South African authorities are investigating the deaths of at least 22 young people found inside a popular tavern in the coastal town of East London, provincial health officials and the presidency said on Sunday.