Category Archives: World

16Feb/15

Police gun down suspect in Denmark shootings

(Next Media) – A 22-year-old Danish-born man was shot dead by police on Sunday after he was suspected of opening fire at an event promoting free speech and killing two people at a Copenhagen synagogue over the weekend.
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14Feb/15

Four dead in two UK motorway crashes

(NVO) – Four people were killed in two separate motorway collisions on Saturday (February 14) in Britain.

Three men died when a coach crashed into the Audi in which they were traveling north on the M1 motorway, near Flitwick in Bedfordshire. A fourth man was taken to hospital.
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14Feb/15

Carnival street party celebrates Rio´s 450th anniversary

A lively carnival street party in Copacabana celebrates 450 years of Rio de Janeiro as well as the French-Brazilian relationship.
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14Feb/15

Obama calls for more investment in education

U.S. President Barack Obama lays out his plan to ensure more children graduate from school fully prepared for college and a career during his weekly address.

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14Feb/15

About 700 migrants rescued from boats near Libya – coastguard

Two commercial ships and an Italian coastguard vessel have rescued about 700 migrants from overcrowded boats near the Libyan coast. One hundred arrive on the Italian island of Lampedusa in the evening.
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14Feb/15

At least 300 migrants feared dead trying to reach Europe from Africa

(Next Media Online) – At least 300 migrants are feared dead in Mediterranean waters after they tried to reach Europe from Africa, according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
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14Feb/15

Canadian police foil Valentine’s Day mass shooting plot

Canada (Next Media) – Canadian police said they acted on a tip provided by the public and intercepted a mass shooting plot on Valentine’s Day.
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13Feb/15

Gunman kills three young Muslims in North Carolina, hate crime questions raised

A man has been arrested and charged with fatally shooting three young people near the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill raising questions of whether the victims were targeted because they were Muslim.
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13Feb/15

South Africans react day after parliament descends into chaos

A day after parliament descended into chaos, with opposition lawmakers removed by force after disrupting Jacob Zuma’s annual address, people on the streets of Johannesburg say they believe the focus should be on the resolving the country’s problems.

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