Three dead, dozens injured following suicide bomb attack targeting police patrol in southwestern Pakistan

A Pakistani Taliban suicide bomber rammed a police escort for a polio vaccination team in southwestern Pakistan on Wednesday, killing three people and wounding more than 30, police said, just two days after the militants ended a ceasefire. The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed responsibility for the attack near the city of Quetta, the provincial capital… Read More Three dead, dozens injured following suicide bomb attack targeting police patrol in southwestern Pakistan

Jury convicts Oath Keepers militia founder Stewart Rhodes of sedition in U.S. Capitol attack plot

Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes, and another leader of the right-wing group, were found guilty on Tuesday of seditious conspiracy for the attack on the U.S. Capitol by Donald Trump supporters, an important win for the Justice Department. The verdicts against Rhodes and four co-defendants, after three days of deliberations by the 12-member jury, came… Read More Jury convicts Oath Keepers militia founder Stewart Rhodes of sedition in U.S. Capitol attack plot

Gunfire, explosions heard inside besieged hotel in Somali capital

Gunfire was heard on Monday from inside a besieged hotel in the Somali capital that was attacked on the weekend, a nearby resident and a police officer said, while parliament said it had postponed a scheduled session. The Villa Rose hotel, near the presidential residence, was stormed on Sunday by attackers of al Qaeda-linked al… Read More Gunfire, explosions heard inside besieged hotel in Somali capital

Malawi’s anti-graft agency arrests vice president Saulos Klaus Chilima on corruption charges

Malawi’s Anti-Corruption Bureau has arrested and charged the country’s Vice President Saulos Klaus Chilima over graft allegations, it said on Friday, following months of investigation over his conduct. In a national address in June, Malawi’s President Lazarus Chakwera stripped Chilima of his powers when the watchdog first accused him of corruption. But at the time… Read More Malawi’s anti-graft agency arrests vice president Saulos Klaus Chilima on corruption charges

Three dead, eight injured following shooting at two schools in southeastern Brazil

Three people were killed and at least eight injured on Friday when a shooter opened fire at two schools in the Brazilian state of Espirito Santo, local police said. The attacks happened around 10 a.m. local time (1300 GMT) in the small town of Aracruz, located some 80 kilometers (50 miles) north of state capital… Read More Three dead, eight injured following shooting at two schools in southeastern Brazil

Algerian court sentences forty-eight people to death for murder of singer Jamal Ben Ismail

An Algerian court pronounced death sentences on Thursday against 48 people convicted of murder for killing a man they accused of setting deadly wildfires in summer 2020. Death sentences in Algeria are almost always later commuted to life in prison, with no executions carried out in the country since the 1990s when the government battled… Read More Algerian court sentences forty-eight people to death for murder of singer Jamal Ben Ismail

One dead, several injured following double explosion in Jerusalem

Two bombs exploded at bus stops on Jerusalem’s outskirts on Wednesday, killing a 16-year-old boy and wounding at least 14 other people, in what appeared to be an attack by Palestinian militants, Israeli authorities said. Police blamed the initial blast, which occurred during rush hour, on an explosive device planted at a bus station near… Read More One dead, several injured following double explosion in Jerusalem

Several dead, injured following shooting at Walmart in Virginia

Several people were killed and injured in a shooting at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia, on Tuesday night, including the shooter, police said, just days after a gunman killed at least five people and injured 25 at a Colorado LGBTQ nightclub. It was not clear whether the shooter died of self-inflicted injuries, public information officer… Read More Several dead, injured following shooting at Walmart in Virginia