Several dead after shooting at Fort Lauderdale airport in Florida

Several dead after shooting at Fort Lauderdale airport in Florida

A shooter wearing a Star Wars T-shirt opened fire at a baggage carousel at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Friday, killing at least five people before being taken into custody, officials and witnesses said. Five people died and eight more were wounded in the incident, the local sheriff’s office said. The shooter, who said nothing, […]

Several dead, scores injured after truck crashes into Berlin Christmas market

Several dead, scores injured after truck crashes into Berlin Christmas market

A truck ploughed into a crowd at a Christmas market in the German capital Berlin on Monday evening, killing at least 12 people and injuring 48 others, police said. One man was arrested while a second person was killed during the attack. Citing police at the scene, German media reported that a driver drove up […]

Several dead, scores injured in Pakistan hotel blaze

Several dead, scores injured in Pakistan hotel blaze

A fire at a luxury hotel in the Pakistani city of Karachi killed at least 11 people and injured dozens on Monday, media reported. The blaze broke out in a ground floor kitchen of the Regent Plaza hotel and trapped guests in upper floors, the English-language Dawn newspaper reported. The hotel has more than 400 […]

Several dead, scores injured in Pakistan hotel blaze

Several dead, scores injured in Pakistan hotel blaze

  A fire at a luxury hotel in the Pakistani city of Karachi killed at least 11 people and injured dozens on Monday, media reported. The blaze broke out in a ground floor kitchen of the Regent Plaza hotel and trapped guests in upper floors, the English-language Dawn newspaper reported. The hotel has more than […]

Several killed in Central African Republic as militia attacks refugees

Several killed in Central African Republic as militia attacks refugees

Fighters from Central African Republic’s largely Muslim Seleka militia attacked refugees in the country’s remote north on Wednesday, stabbing or hacking to death 13 people before U.N. peacekeepers repelled them, killing at least 10, officials said. Several people were also wounded in the attack targeting Kaga Bandoro, a town of dirt roads and thatched mud […]

Attack on Indian Check Posts

Attack on Indian Check Posts

  A U.N. humanitarian aid convoy in Syria was hit by airstrikes Monday as the Syrian military declared that a U.S.-Russian brokered cease-fire had failed, and U.N. officials reported many dead and seriously wounded. The U.S. initially brushed off Damascus’ assertions and said it was prepared to extend the agreement, while Russia — after blaming […]

Several French citizens ‘unaccounted for’ amid Gabon’s post-electoral violence

Several French citizens ‘unaccounted for’ amid Gabon’s post-electoral violence

France expressed concern on Monday about the safety of several of its nationals following violence in its former colony Gabon triggered by a disputed presidential election. Fighting erupted in Gabon last week after the announcement of a slim victory for incumbent President Ali Bongo. At least six people have been killed and more than 1,000 […]

Several dead in attack on American University in Kabul

Several dead in attack on American University in Kabul

Twelve people, including seven students, were killed in an attack on the American University in Kabul that sent hundreds of students fleeing in panic, police said early on Thursday, before the assault ended when two gunmen were shot dead. The attack began at around 6:30 p.m. local time (1400 GMT) on Wednesday with a large […]

Suicide attack kills several at Syrian memorial for Christian massacre

Suicide attack kills several at Syrian memorial for Christian massacre

Three people were killed in northeast Syria on Sunday when a suicide bomber attacked an event commemorating the massacre of Christians more than a century ago, state media and a security source said. The attack in the city of Qamishli took place as locals gathered at a hall to commemorate the deaths of tens of […]