Seven police officers shot dead by gunmen in Pakistan

Seven police officers were killed while protecting health workers who were vaccinating children against polio in the Pakistani city of Karachi, authorities said. Gunmen on motorcycles opened fire on the officers as they stood guard outside a house in the port city, local police adviser Ahmed Chinoy said. Speaking at a news conference, Ad Khawaja,… Read More Seven police officers shot dead by gunmen in Pakistan

Islamic militants attack 3 hotels in Ivory Coast

Gunmen mounted deadly attacks at three hotels in the beach resort city of Grand-Bassam, Ivory Coast, shortly after noon on Sunday, according to the government. The government said 16 people were killed, including 14 civilians and two soldiers. Six attackers also died, the government said. French President Francois Hollande, whose nation maintains a close relationship… Read More Islamic militants attack 3 hotels in Ivory Coast

Barbecue party shooting in Pennsylvania leaves at least five dead and three injured

About five people have been killed in a shooting near Pittsburgh in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania, officials say. Two gunmen fired at a backyard barbecue party in Wilkinsburg, injuring at least three others. Four of the dead were women, and the suspects are still at large, local media report. A series of mass shootings… Read More Barbecue party shooting in Pennsylvania leaves at least five dead and three injured

Five injured as masked gunmen open fire on protesters in Minneapolis

A search is under way for three white men who allegedly shot five people protesting about the fatal police shooting of a black man in Minneapolis. None of the victims suffered life-threatening injuries in the incident on Monday night, which involved three masked men, according to witnesses. Regular protests have taken place since Jamar Clark… Read More Five injured as masked gunmen open fire on protesters in Minneapolis