Tag Archives: Violence

10Feb/16
missing journalists mexico

Mexico has highest number of missing journalists, reports British NGO

British NGO Article 19 accuse Mexican authorities of complicity in the disappearance of journalists following the release of a damning report on violence against the media in the drug-ravaged nation.
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13Jan/16
Splendour Joe Abisoye a 9-year-old Nigerian writer

Quotable African quotes of 2015

From a 9-year-old published author in Nigeria to an activist spreading the word on why gender violence must stop, there were several memorable African voices this year.

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07Dec/15
Leytonstone station

Amateur video shows arrest of knife attacker at east London metro station

Amateur video captures the moment when police arrested a knife attacker at an east London metro station.

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05Dec/15

New York Times in rare front-page editorial calls for outlawing some rifles

The newspaper’s editorial comes three days after Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik, a married couple, carried out the mass shooting in San Bernardino with legally-purchased, .223 caliber assault-style rifles. FBI officials have said they are investigating the shooting as an “act of terrorism.”

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28Nov/15

Highlights of world events from January to March 2015

World events during the first quarter of the year include an attack on the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris, the downing of a Germanwings jet by its pilot and a visit by Pope Francis to Asia.
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27Nov/15

Colorado Springs Police respond to active shooter report

Colorado Springs Police respond to reports of an active shooter near a Planned Parenthood, warning people via social media to stay away.

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14Nov/15

Hollande: Paris attacks ‘act of war’ by Islamic State

French President Francois Hollande says Friday’s gun and bomb attacks in Paris were organized by Islamic State, or ‘Daesh’, and constitute an “act of war”.
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20Oct/15

Israeli police launch investigation into Eritrean man’s death

Israeli police launch an investigation into death of Eritrean man after being shot and kicked by an angry Israeli crowd that mistook him for a gunman during an attack.

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08Sep/15

How the UK carried out its first drone execution of British citizens abroad

UK (Next Media) – The UK killed two British citizens fighting with ISIS in Syria in a drone strike last month, the first time Britain’s prime minister has authorized the killing of British citizens in a drone strike abroad.
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24Jun/15

Obama says U.S. will not prosecute families for paying hostage ransom

U.S. President Barack Obama says the U.S. government will no longer threaten to prosecute families who try to pay ransom to win the release of American hostages held overseas.

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