Tag Archives: Violence

09Nov/17

Threats of drug gang violence force Mexican schools to close

CHILAPA, GUERRERO, MEXICO (NOVEMBER 07, 2017) (REUTERS) – Threats by organised criminals against teachers and students have forced around 300 schools to remain closed for 48 days, in some areas of Mexico’s Guerrero state, one of the country’s states that is most plagued by drug-violence, the government has said. Continue reading

07Oct/17

Several people injured in car incident in near London museum – police

LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (OCTOBER 7, 2017) (SOCIAL MEDIA WEBSITE) – London police said on Saturday (October 7) a number of pedestrians had been injured near the city’s Natural History Museum and that a man had been detained at the scene.
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02Oct/17

Catalonia violence spooks European markets

Violence surrounding an independence vote in Catalonia spooks European markets and counters a boost from upbeat economic data. But as Silvia Antonioli reports, some in the travel sector get some relief. Continue reading

30Sep/17

Congolese gynaecologist Denis Mukwege in running for 2017 Nobel Peace Prize

SHOWS: STRASBOURG, FRANCE (EBS) – Congolese gynecologist Dr. Denis Mukwege is a contender for the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize, nominated for his work with rape victims in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Continue reading

07Aug/17

Kenya election a dangerous game for female candidates

Kenya is on edge ahead of national elections on Tuesday, but the risk is that much greater for women candidates facing violence, intimidation, and general sexism in the race. Matthew Larotonda reports. Continue reading

26May/17

UK police say they have some key players behind Manchester bombing

LONDON, BRITAIN (MAY 26, 2017) (UK POOL) – British police have arrested a “large part of the network” behind this week’s Manchester suicide bombing but more arrests are likely, the country’s top counter-terrorism officer said on Friday (May 26).
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10Apr/17

Thousands of UK police pay respects to officer killed in attack

Police officers line the streets of London as a cortege containing the body of PC Keith Palmer, who was killed in the Westminster attack, is carried to his funeral at Southwark Cathedral.
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02Apr/17

Teen charged in Chicago Facebook Live gang rape

Chicago authorities have charged a 14-year-old boy in connection with the sexual assault of a teenage girl by multiple young men that was seen on Facebook Live in March. Linda So reports. Continue reading

22Mar/17

Four dead, 20 injured in UK parliament ‘terrorist’ attack

Police confirm that at least four people have died in the attack outside the country’s parliament in London. Continue reading

22Mar/17

Huge security operation underway following attack near UK parliament

A major police operation is launched following an attack, described by police as a “terrorist incident” outside Britain’s parliament, that has caused many casualties.
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