Mar 29, 2017

Two U.N. experts slain in Congo as violence spirals

Two kidnapped foreign U.N. contractors have been found dead, one of them decapitated, the Democratic Republic of Congo said Tuesday. Spiraling violence in the vast country, formerly known as Zaire, has sparked international condemnation. The bodies of Michael Sharp and Zaida Catalan, an American ...

Eight injured in shooting at French school; one student arrested

Mar 16, 2017

Eight injured in shooting at French school; one student arrested

Eight people were injured after a shooting at a high school in the small southern French town of Grasse, the interior ministry said, and a 17-year old student carrying a rifle, handguns and grenades was arrested, police sources said. “The individual does not seem ...

Mar 16, 2017

Attack on aid convoy in South Sudan kills two, wounds three

Gunmen in famine-hit South Sudan killed two people and wounded three when they attacked a humanitarian convoy in the center of the country, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said in a statement on Thursday. South Sudan, the world’s youngest nation, has been mired ...

Feb 26, 2017

Sagamihara killings indictment

It's now up to the courts to unravel the motives behind the Sagamihara stabbing spree, and the government to come up with an improved system for dealing with potentially dangerous mental patients.