10 slain in restive eastern Congo massacre blamed on Islamist militiamen

World Dec 12, 2018

10 slain in restive eastern Congo massacre blamed on Islamist militiamen

Suspected militiamen killed 10 civilians in a fresh attack in the Democratic Republic of Congo's troubled east, civil and military sources said Tuesday. The massacre occurred overnight in the town of Oicha, in the Beni region, local administrator Donat Kibwana told AFP. The assailants were suspected ...

Indonesia hunts suspects in alleged Papua mass killing

Asia Pacific Dec 5, 2018

Indonesia hunts suspects in alleged Papua mass killing

Indonesian soldiers hunted Wednesday for rebels suspected of killing as many as two dozen construction workers in restive Papua province, as an eyewitness account supplied by the military described a grisly mass execution. The survivor's account detailed the killing of at least 19 people, which ...

Youth camp resumes on isle 4 years after Norway massacre

World Aug 7, 2015

Youth camp resumes on isle 4 years after Norway massacre

Hundreds of teenagers arrived Friday at a summer camp on Utoya for the first time since a right-wing extremist killed 69 people in a murderous rampage on the Norwegian island four years ago. William Reinemo said he was excited and looking forward to meeting "new ...

Biden attends services at Charleston church 'to draw strength'

World Jun 29, 2015

Biden attends services at Charleston church 'to draw strength'

Vice President Joe Biden worshipped and spoke at the Sunday service of the historic African-American church where nine people were gunned down during Bible study earlier this month. The vice president's surprise appearance came on the second Sunday the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church held ...