Fifteen dead as armed assailants attack town in northern Burkina Faso

At least 15 people were killed following an attack on a convoy transporting traders in a town in northern Burkina Faso on Friday, the government said on Saturday. The attack, carried out by an unidentified group of assailants, left several others wounded. Many more were still unaccounted for, the government said in a statement. Burkina… Read More Fifteen dead as armed assailants attack town in northern Burkina Faso

Journalist, technician killed following bomb attack in Afghanistan

Islamic State claimed responsibility for Saturday’s bomb explosion that killed an Afghan journalist and a technician in minibus carrying employees of a local television station in Kabul. At least seven people were wounded in the evening rush hour attack. Pictures showed a white minibus with extensive damage to its front. “Our colleagues Mir Wahed Shah,… Read More Journalist, technician killed following bomb attack in Afghanistan

Monkeys attack medical official, snatch coronavirus blood samples in India

A troop of monkeys in India attacked a medical official and snatched away blood samples of patients who had tested positive for the novel coronavirus, authorities said on Friday. The attack occurred this week when a laboratory technician was walking in the campus of a state-run medical college in Meerut, 460 km (285 miles) north… Read More Monkeys attack medical official, snatch coronavirus blood samples in India

Israeli police fatally shoot unarmed Palestinian man in Jerusalem

Israeli police officers fatally shot a Palestinian they suspected was carrying a weapon in Jerusalem’s Old City on Saturday, a police spokesman said, but the man was later found to have been unarmed, Israeli media reported. “Police units on patrol there spotted a suspect with a suspicious object that looked like a pistol. They called… Read More Israeli police fatally shoot unarmed Palestinian man in Jerusalem