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