New York grand jury indicts Buffalo mass shooter Payton Gendron

A New York grand jury has indicted the 18-year-old white man accused of killing 10 people in a livestreamed shooting at a supermarket in a Black neighborhood in Buffalo, prosecutors said on Thursday at a brief court hearing. Buffalo City Court Judge Craig Hannah adjourned the hearing after a few minutes and scheduled the suspect,… Read More New York grand jury indicts Buffalo mass shooter Payton Gendron

Ten dead, three injured as white gunman opens fire in live-streamed racial attack at supermarket in New York

An 18-year-old white gunman shot 10 people to death and wounded three on Saturday at a grocery store in a Black neighborhood of upstate New York, before surrendering after what authorities called an act of “racially motivated violent extremism.” Authorities said the suspect, who was armed with an assault-style rifle and appeared to have acted… Read More Ten dead, three injured as white gunman opens fire in live-streamed racial attack at supermarket in New York

UK anti-crime agency recovers over $23million loot linked to former Nigerian dictator Sani Abacha

Britain’s National Crime Agency (NCA) has recovered more than $23 million stolen from Nigeria by the country’s late military dictator Sani Abacha, it said on Thursday, the latest in a series of similar recoveries around the world. Abacha ruled Africa’s most populous nation and top oil exporter from 1993 until his death in 1998, a… Read More UK anti-crime agency recovers over $23million loot linked to former Nigerian dictator Sani Abacha

Veteran journalist Luiz Enrique Ramirez Ramos found murdered in northwestern Mexico

A Mexican journalist was found dead in the northwestern state of Sinaloa on Thursday, authorities said, marking the ninth death of a media worker in a unprecedentedly bloody year for the country which has drawn international scrutiny. Luis Enrique Ramirez, a veteran journalist and columnist at El Debate, was found dead on the side of… Read More Veteran journalist Luiz Enrique Ramirez Ramos found murdered in northwestern Mexico

British Virgin Islands swears in Natalio Wheatley as premier following ouster of Andrew Fahie

The British Virgin Islands on Thursday swore in Natalio Wheatley as the British overseas territory’s new premier following the removal of ex-premier Andrew Fahie, who was arrested on drug charges in Miami last week. The move may help the territory move beyond the scandal created by Fahie’s embarrassing arrest, but the British Virgin Islands still… Read More British Virgin Islands swears in Natalio Wheatley as premier following ouster of Andrew Fahie

One police officer killed, several injured following attack on police station in northeastern Benin

At least one police officer was killed and several wounded in an attack on a police station in north Benin, an area affected by a spillover of militant activity in neighbouring Burkina Faso and Niger, two police sources said on Tuesday. Unidentified assailants raided the Monsey police station in the northeastern commune of Karimama, less… Read More One police officer killed, several injured following attack on police station in northeastern Benin

Three Chinese teachers, Pakistani killed following suicide bombing at Karachi University

A suspected female suicide bomber killed three Chinese teachers in Karachi on Tuesday, police and officials said, in the first major attack this year against nationals of long-time ally China working in Pakistan. The three were among passengers on a minibus returning to Karachi university after a lunch break when the bomb exploded at the… Read More Three Chinese teachers, Pakistani killed following suicide bombing at Karachi University

Former Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez to be extradited to U.S. next week

Former Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez will be extradited next week to the United States, where he faces drug trafficking and firearms charges, Honduran Security Minister Ruben Sabillon said on Wednesday. “The extradition will happen next week,” Sabillon said. “We have to get in touch with U.S. authorities for his surrender,” Sabillon told TV news… Read More Former Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez to be extradited to U.S. next week