Tributes paid to journalists and photographers killed in Afghanistan
By France 24
01 May 2018 | 8:25 am
Ten journalists were amongst the dead on Monday in the worst series of terror attacks in Afghanistan since 2001.
In this article
A woman wielding "assault-style" rifles and a pistol killed six people at an elementary school in the southern US state of Tennessee. The White House called on lawmakers to pass stricter gun laws after the tragedy.
Hundreds of women and children had gathered outside a factory to collect food when the tragedy unfolded. Three children were among the dead in what could be one of the deadliest stampedes in the country.
It's now been 20 years since Recep Tayyip Erdogan rose to power in Turkey. Either way you look at it, he has undeniably transformed the country. For his supporters, he has turned Turkey into a regional powerhouse and rolled back secularism often associated with the West. But for critics, he has put the country on a more Islamist, even authoritarian path.
While information circulating on social media is sometimes easy to believe, false alarms have become inevitable. One such false alarm is the rumored deaths of notable individuals. Not only does this info travel fast, but they are also mostly untrue. making it severe. Here are the top 7 people to have been rumoured dead in Nigeria and which of these people were you also connived into believing they were dead?
The migrants were trying to cross over to Italy from Tunisia when their boats sank. The Coast Guard said that it had rescued 53 people.
Officials have decried the "despicable and barbaric attack," but did not immediately say who was behind it. The West African country has been fighting militants linked to al-Qaida and the Islamic State group since 2013.
Atiq Ahmed, imprisoned since 2019, was being taken to the hospital by police when gunmen posing as journalists opened fire at close range. The TV footage showed the assailants chanting Hindu slogans after the attack.
Moonbin, a 25-year-old member of the boy band Astro as well as its splinter duo Moonbin&Sanha, was found dead in his apartment in Seoul. The cause of death is not yet known.
Rafael Moreno was a Colombian journalist who regularly exposed corruption and crime in his northern home region of Cordoba. On his Facebook page, Moreno tirelessly denounced embezzlement in public contracts and illegal resource extraction. But he paid the ultimate price for his reporting.
The targeted base housed Russian troops, believed to be of the Wagner mercenary group. Over 60 were also injured in the attack.
On Wednesday dozens of people came to identify the remains of their relatives, thought to have starved themselves to death in hope of going to heaven after joining the self-proclaimed Good News International Church, led by Patrick Mackenzie. They sat wailing, outside a morgue in the Kenyan town of Malindi.
1 hour ago
An attack on a military base last month claimed 17 lives in Somalia, highlighting the country's long struggle to contain terrorist attacks. But what is al-Shabab and why is the group terrorizing Somalians?
1 hour ago
Washington and Beijing both said the talks were productive and agreed to maintain communication. The meeting was held between US official Daniel Kritenbrink and China's Vice Foreign Minister Ma Zhaoxu.
1 hour ago
Prince Harry and MGN'S lawyer seen in London court.
2 hours ago
Pope Francis, hospital ,check-up,Italian media
3 hours ago
The move to slash supplies by 1 million barrels per day in July is "extendable," said Riyadh. Members of the OPEC+ grouping also agreed to extend cuts previously agreed in April until the end of next year.
3 hours ago
Senegal's President Macky Sall on Wednesday (May 31) said his government would ensure peaceful, free and transparent elections next year following weeks of fresh opposition unrest over fears he might run for a third term and sideline a key rival.