Thursday, 22nd February 2024


7 Jan
After the deadly mass-shooting at an elementary school in the town of Uvalde, the United States remains divided over the “right to bear arms”. For some, it is a fundamental right – for others, a fundamental evil.
4 Nov
The current conflict between Israel and Hamas is polarising public opinion and stoking fears of a further rise in both Islamophobic and anti-Semitic hate crimes. As home to the largest Jewish community outside of Israel, the US is not spared. Five years ago, on October 27, 2018, the city of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania became the scene of the country's worst ever anti-Semitic attack. As worshippers gathered for Shabbat, a man opened fire inside the Tree of Life synagogue, killing 11 people.
4 Nov
A shootout between migrants at an abandoned warehouse complex has left three people dead and one person seriously injured. It came in an area known to be used by people smugglers.
18 Oct
The gunman's motives remain unclear, but Belgium's federal prosecutor in charge of terrorism has taken over the case, with the suspect at large. Belgium's prime minister said the victims were both Swedish.
14 Oct
Thailand is planning to tighten its firearm laws after two people were killed during a mass shooting in a Bangkok shopping mall.
20 Jul 2023
Fans arriving for the Women’s World Cup match between co-hosts New Zealand and Norway at Eden Park in Auckland said they felt safe following a shooting in the country’s largest city earlier on Thursday.
23 Jun 2023
The third day of tit-for-tat attacks in the occupied West Bank has led to the death of at least one Palestinian. Israel has said it will build 1,000 more settlement homes despite international calls to halt the plans.
11 Jun 2023
Two suspects were arrested after a car chase soon after the shooting. The motive of the attack remains unknown.
4 Jun 2023
Three Israeli soldiers and a member of Egypt's security forces have died in a fairly rare exchange of fire near the two countries' border, their militaries said. The countries said they were investigating together.
24 Mar 2023
After an anonymous tip-off, the gunman's apartment was raided by police. Authorities discovered 15 loaded magazines and more.


1 hour ago
In the last ten years, the number of Catholic churches across Germany has been dwindling. What does this mean for the faithful?
1 hour ago
If the United Nations agency responsible for aiding Palestinians collapses from lack of funding, the economic and political impact will be felt far beyond Gaza.
1 hour ago
A German bank is making negative headlines for its investments in US commercial property. While many European banks have avoided these assets on a grand scale, Deutsche Pfandbriefbank has embraced them. What comes next?
2 hours ago
The leader of Pakistan's parliamentary kingmaker party has said a coalition government will go ahead, with key posts expected to be filled within days.
2 hours ago
Defense Minister Boris Pistorius described the frigate's Red Sea deployment as the German Navy's "most dangerous" mission in decades. But he also stressed its defensive nature, limited to intercepting Houthi strikes.
2 hours ago
Former Barcelona and Brazil soccer player Dani Alves has been found guilty of raping a woman in a nightclub. The 40-year-old was sentenced to four and a half years in prison and ordered to pay €150,000 to the victim by a court in Spain.