Turkish man arrested for fatally shooting three people on tram in Netherlands

Dutch police arrested a Turkish man suspected of shooting dead three people and wounding five on a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht on Monday. Police said the suspect, 37-year-old Gokmen Tanis, had been taken into custody after an hours-long manhunt. The city was put into lockdown after the shooting, shortly after the morning… Read More Turkish man arrested for fatally shooting three people on tram in Netherlands

Teenager smashes egg on controversial Australian lawmaker for blaming New Zealand shootings on immigration program

Australian police said they were investigating after a teenager smashed an egg on a controversial right-wing lawmaker who had blamed New Zealand’s mass mosque shootings on the country’s immigration program. The footage, shared widely on social media, showed Senator Fraser Anning being approached from behind at a political event on Saturday, before having an egg… Read More Teenager smashes egg on controversial Australian lawmaker for blaming New Zealand shootings on immigration program

Dozens killed, injured following terror attacks on two mosques in New Zealand

At least one gunman killed 49 people and wounded more than 20 during Friday prayers at two New Zealand mosques in the country’s worst ever mass shooting, which Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern condemned as terrorism. A gunman broadcast live footage on Facebook of the attack on one mosque in the city of Christchurch, mirroring the… Read More Dozens killed, injured following terror attacks on two mosques in New Zealand

Leader of Gambino Mafia family Francesco ‘Franky Boy’ Cali fatally shot in New York

The reported crime boss of the New York Mafia’s Gambino family, Francesco ‘Franky Boy’ Cali, was gunned down in front of his Staten Island home late Wednesday, police and media said. 53-year-old Cali was fatally shot multiple times to his torso shortly after 9 p.m. (0100 GMT on Thursday) in front of his home, police… Read More Leader of Gambino Mafia family Francesco ‘Franky Boy’ Cali fatally shot in New York

U.S. President Donald Trump’s former aide Paul Manafort sentenced to three and half years in jail

President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was sentenced to about 3-and-half more years in prison and was hit with a fresh set of criminal charges in New York on Wednesday, drawing sympathy from a president who declined to say whether he would issue a pardon. Manafort is due to spend a total of… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump’s former aide Paul Manafort sentenced to three and half years in jail

Australian judge sentences Cardinal George Pell to six years imprisonment on sexual abuse charges

For two decades, George Pell was the dominant figure in the Catholic Church in Australia – a boy from a gold mining town whose ambition, intellect and knack for befriending influential people propelled him to become the third-most senior official in the Vatican. That came crashing down in December, when a court found 77-year-old Pell… Read More Australian judge sentences Cardinal George Pell to six years imprisonment on sexual abuse charges

Masked gunmen fatally shoot eight people, themselves in Brazilian school rampage

Two gunmen wearing face masks entered a Brazilian school on Wednesday and shot dead at least five teenagers as well as two school officials, before fatally turning their gun on themselves, police said. Before entering the Raul Brasil school in Suzano, a city on the eastern outskirts of metropolitan Sao Paulo, the assailants, former pupils… Read More Masked gunmen fatally shoot eight people, themselves in Brazilian school rampage

Saudi-led coalition airstrikes kill 22 civilians in northern Yemen

Air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition killed at least 22 civilians, including women and children, this week in a village in northern Yemen, the United Nations said. Medical sources quoted by the U.N. Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen said late on Monday that the attacks in Kushar district, in Hajja Province, killed 10 women and 12… Read More Saudi-led coalition airstrikes kill 22 civilians in northern Yemen