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Florida nightclub mass shooting: Victims identified, bodies removed

Florida nightclub mass shooting: Victims identified, bodies removed

Bodies removed from Orlando nightclub after worst mass shooting in US history. The last of the bodies were slowly removed late Sunday from a popular Orlando gay club after a gunman sprayed the helpless crowd with bullets in violence, killing 49 people and devastating a city famous for family-friendly theme parks. Authorities say suspect Omar Mateen opened fire in the ... Read More »

Omar Mateen: ‘What we know about the Orlando gunman’

Omar Mateen: 'What we know about the Orlando gunman'

Omar Mateen, the 29-year-old gunman accused of killing dozens of people in Orlando on Sunday, was a security guard, the divorced father of a 3-year-old and, in school, someone who acted “dorky.” He also was an extremist whose outspoken interest in terrorism twice put him on the FBI’s radar screen. On Sunday morning, he became something far larger: a lone ... Read More »

Muslims attack Nice waitress for serving alcohol in Ramadan

Muslims attack Nice waitress for serving alcohol in Ramadan

Religious tensions escalated in France yesterday after a waitress was hit and insulted by two Muslim men for serving alcohol during Ramadan. The incident happened at a café in the French city of Nice on Wednesday when the woman, a practising Muslim of Tunisian origin, was set upon by two passers-by, as reported by The Telegraph. Speaking to the paper ... Read More »

Twin Bombings near Shiite Shrine Kill over 20 in Damascus

Twin Bombings near Shiite Shrine Kill over 20 in Damascus

At least twenty people have been killed in a twin bomb attack on a suburb of Damascus which is home to Syria’s holiest Shia shrine, state media say. Syria’s official news agency SANA said at least eight people were killed and 13 injured when a car bomb and a suicide bomber struck at the entrance of the Sayeda Zeinab shrine. ... Read More »

Moderate 5.2 earthquake hits California

Moderate 5.2 earthquake hits California

A magnitude 5.2 earthquake shook an area in eastern San Diego County early Friday morning. The U.S. Geological Survey said the epicenter was 20 miles from Rancho Mirage. The quake was felt in Los Angeles and San Diego. The earthquake occurred at 1:04 a.m., according to early information from the United States Geological Survey. Initial incomplete data had suggested two ... Read More »

Life imprisonment to five in Danish woman rape case

Life imprisonment to five in Danish woman rape case

A court in New Delhi, on Friday awarded life imprisonment to 5 men for gangraping a 52-year-old Danish woman in 2014. They were found guilty of raping and kidnapping the Danish tourist on Monday. They had robbed and gang-raped her at knife-point on the night of January 14, 2014, while she was returning to her hotel in central Delhi. Read More »

Report finds world is more violent with just 10 countries at peace

Report finds world is more violent with just 10 countries at peace

Distressingly the world is now a more dangerous place, astoundingly there are now only ten nations that can be considered totally free from any form of conflict. Most of this small countries have relatively small populations. The annual study from the Institute for Economics and Peace looks at 23 factors, including access to weapons, violent crime, political instability and military ... Read More »