At least three dead, eleven injured following mass shooting in Philadelphia

A mass shooting in Philadelphia left at least three people dead and 11 others wounded, police said on Sunday in the latest case of gun violence in the United States after recent massacres in Texas, New York and Oklahoma where dozens died. Multiple shooters opened fire in Philadelphia’s busy South Street area, which has multiple… Read More At least three dead, eleven injured following mass shooting in Philadelphia

Several dead as gunmen attack Catholic church in southwestern Nigeria

Gunmen attacked a Catholic church in southwestern Nigeria’s Ondo state during mass on Sunday, killing several people, local media reported. A doctor at a hospital in Owo, a town in the state in Nigeria’s southwest, said that “several worshippers were brought in dead”. Funmilayo Ibukun Odunlami, police spokesperson for Ondo state, said “there was an… Read More Several dead as gunmen attack Catholic church in southwestern Nigeria

UK prosecutors file lawsuit against actor Kevin Spacey on sexual abuse charges

Britain’s Crown Prosecution Service said on Thursday actor Kevin Spacey had been charged with a number of sex offences including sexual assault against three men following an investigation by police in London. The Oscar-winning actor had been charged with four counts of sexual assault against the men, Rosemary Ainslie, Head of the CPS Special Crime… Read More UK prosecutors file lawsuit against actor Kevin Spacey on sexual abuse charges

Spanish court dismisses appeal by singer Shakira in tax fraud case

A Spanish court has dismissed an appeal from Colombian singer Shakira and ratified a prior decision, which saw “sufficient evidence” to send her to stand trial over alleged tax fraud, a court document showed on Thursday. Prosecutors claim the “Hips Don’t Lie” singer failed to pay up to 14.5 million euros (an equivalent of $15.54… Read More Spanish court dismisses appeal by singer Shakira in tax fraud case

Former British Virgin Islands Premier Andrew Fahie pleads not guilty to drug trafficking charges

Former British Virgin Islands Premier Andrew Fahie pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiring to launder money and import cocaine to the United States, his attorney said on Wednesday, following his arrest in Miami. Fahie was ousted as the British overseas territory’s premier this month after the U.S. Department of Justice said he had agreed… Read More Former British Virgin Islands Premier Andrew Fahie pleads not guilty to drug trafficking charges

At least nine dead, fifteen injured following triple explosions in Afghan city of Mazar-i-Sharif

Three blasts tore through passenger vehicles in the northern Afghan city of Mazar-i-Sharif on Wednesday, killing at least nine, a provincial commander spokesman said as authorities confirmed another blast in the Afghan capital. The blasts in northern Balkh province also injured 15 people, Mohammad Asif Wazeri, a spokesman for Balkh province’s commander said. Another explosion… Read More At least nine dead, fifteen injured following triple explosions in Afghan city of Mazar-i-Sharif

Nineteen children, two teachers killed as gunman opens fire at elementary school in Texas

A teenage gunman murdered at least 19 children and two teachers after storming into a Texas elementary school on Tuesday, the latest bout of gun-fueled mass killings in the United States and the nation’s worst school shooting in nearly a decade. The carnage began with the 18-year-old suspect, identified as Salvador Ramos, shooting his own… Read More Nineteen children, two teachers killed as gunman opens fire at elementary school in Texas

UK court jails former lawmaker Imran Ahmad Khan for eighteen months for sexual assault of teenager

Former British Member of Parliament Imran Ahmad Khan was sentenced to 18 months in jail at Southwark Crown Court after being convicted of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old boy, PA Media reported on Monday. Khan, who was a lawmaker from Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party, resigned as a member of parliament last month after he… Read More UK court jails former lawmaker Imran Ahmad Khan for eighteen months for sexual assault of teenager