Fourteen dead, seven injured following bar shooting in Mexican city of Salamanca

At least 14 people were killed and another seven wounded in a shooting at a bar early on Saturday in Mexico’s violence-wracked Guanajuato state, local media reported. It was not immediately clear who committed the crime. Before sunrise, a group of armed men pulled up in three vans at the La Playa Men’s Club in… Read More Fourteen dead, seven injured following bar shooting in Mexican city of Salamanca

Malaysian court sentences man to over ten years in jail for insulting Islam, Prophet Muhammad on social media

A Malaysian was sentenced to more than 10 years’ jail and three others were charged over insults against Islam and the Prophet Muhammad on social media, police said on Saturday. The sentence is believed to be the harshest such penalty on record in the Muslim-majority country, where concerns over racial and religious tensions have grown… Read More Malaysian court sentences man to over ten years in jail for insulting Islam, Prophet Muhammad on social media

Policeman killed as Mai Mai militants attack Ebola treatment center in Congo

Armed Mai Mai militiamen attacked an Ebola treatment center at the heart of an outbreak of the disease in eastern Congo on Saturday, killing a policeman before being repelled by security forces, the local mayor said. The center in Butembo was the same one torched by unknown assailants last week, an attack that prompted Medecins… Read More Policeman killed as Mai Mai militants attack Ebola treatment center in Congo