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Burkina Faso Wracked by Escalating Violence

A once-stable country is plagued by extremists pouring over its northern border, restive farmers and herdsmen battling for land, and militias bent on tit-for-ta...

Burkina Faso Wracked by Escalating Violence

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| Nearly 300 000 flee jihadist violence in Burkina Faso - UN Jihadist violence in Burkina Faso has forced nearly 300 000 people to flee their homes and stopped half a million getting access to health care, the UN and the Red Cross said....
16:13, 09/10/2019

A recap of Thursday’s top stories: International Day honours victims of religious-based violence, UN experts on Kashmir, environmental disasters in Asia-Pacific, animal protections, and UN chief on Burkina Faso Thursday’s Daily Brief: New international day honouring victims of religious-based violence; Kashmir shutdown must be reversed; Relentless sequence of disasters in Asia-Pacific; Giraffes fare well for protection, elephants not so much; UN chief conde...
22:52, 08/22/2019

6 Killed in Attack on Church in Burkina Faso The violence took place after Sunday services at a church in the country’s north, near the volatile border with Mali. A pastor was among those killed....
02:52, 04/30/2019

Four killed in ambush on Catholic parade in Burkina Faso Four people were killed and a statue of the Virgin Mary was destroyed in an attack on parishioners during a religious procession in Burkina Faso, church officials told CNN on Wednesday....
05:13, 05/16/2019

2 French tourists go missing in Benin near Burkina Faso Authorities in the West African nation of Benin say that two French tourists are feared to have been kidnapped in a wildlife park near the border with Burkina Faso....
15:52, 05/05/2019

Attacks in Burkina Faso — a simmering Islamist conflict Six people killed in a Sunday church service were the latest victims of terrorist attacks in northern Burkina Faso. While the attacks haven't made headlines, observers say they show rising insecurity in the region....
19:52, 05/13/2019

Gunmen raid Burkina Faso church, kill four Gunmen burst into a church in northern Burkina Faso on Sunday and shot dead four people, a security source said - at least the fourth attack on Christians in the past month....
21:13, 05/26/2019

Burkina Faso threatened with famine caused by terrorism As the death toll of jihadist attacks in Burkina Faso climbs, the UN and the Red Cross say nearly 300,000 people have been forced to flee their homes. Half a million people no longer have access to health care....
20:39, 09/10/2019

UN condemns deadly attack on Burkina Faso church Senior UN officials voiced their outrage at a deadly attack on a Catholic church in the north of Burkina Faso on Sunday, during which six people were reportedly killed by gunmen. ...
23:39, 05/12/2019

Gunmen kill six in second church attack in Burkina Faso Gunmen killed six people including a priest outside a Catholic church in Burkina Faso on Sunday, the government said, the second attack on Christians in two weeks in a nation increasingly overrun by jihadists....
21:39, 05/12/2019

Two French tourists rescued from militants in Burkina Faso Two French tourists rescued from militants who held them hostage in the African nation of Burkina Faso thanked the soldiers who “lost their lives to free us from this hell.” “All our thoughts go out to the families of the soldiers and to the so...
21:00, 05/11/2019

American rescued from Burkina Faso with 3 others; 2 French commandos die An American woman and three other hostages were freed by French commandos in the African country of Burkina Faso overnight, but two of the rescuers died in the operation, French authorities announced Friday....
20:00, 05/10/2019

French hostage says ordeal in Burkina Faso was 'hell' A French hostage, freed in Burkina Faso on Thursday during on overnight rescue in which two soldiers were killed, has described the experience as "hell."...
05:13, 05/16/2019

Burkina Faso coup leaders given lengthy jail sentences Two senior allies of Burkina Faso's deposed former president Blaise Compaore were sentenced to 10 and 20 years in prison respectively on Monday for organizing a 2015 coup attempt against a transitional government....
18:00, 09/02/2019

German Chancellor Angela Merkel pledges aid to Burkina Faso OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has pledged 46 million euros ($51 million) to help Burkina Faso fight Islamic extremism. Merkel, who is on a three-nation tour in West Africa this week, made the announcement late Wedne...
13:26, 05/02/2019

| Burkina Faso coup leader's wife sentenced to 30 years A military tribunal in Burkina Faso has handed down a sentence of 30 years to the wife of a general convicted of leading a deadly coup bid four years ago....
08:00, 09/04/2019

Burkina Faso president wishes ex-hostages safe return PARIS (AP) — Burkina Faso’s president has received three liberated hostages in the presidential palace in the capital, Ouagadougou, to wish them well as they fly to Paris. Roch Kabore tweeted Saturday he wishes the two French tourists and one S...
15:39, 05/11/2019

Gunmen kill priest, worshippers in Burkina Faso church A group of attackers has killed several worshippers in Burkina Faso during a Catholic Church service. It is the second attack on Christians in the West African nation in two weeks....
02:26, 05/13/2019

Gunmen attack Catholic church in Burkina Faso; 6 killed OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Authorities say gunmen have attacked a Catholic church in Burkina Faso, killing a priest and five worshippers. The attack on Sunday took place in Dablo, about 200 kilometers (124 miles) from the capital, Ouagadougou. ...
22:39, 05/12/2019

6 dead after gunmen attack church in Burkina Faso: official Gunmen killed six people including a priest outside a Catholic church in Burkina Faso on Sunday, a local official said, the second attack on Christians in two weeks in a nation increasingly overrun by jihadists....
19:13, 05/12/2019

| Four hostages freed in Burkina Faso by French special forces French special forces have freed two French hostages, an American and a South Korean in northern Burkina Faso in an overnight military raid in which two soldiers died, authorities say....
19:00, 05/10/2019

Two French soldiers killed in rescue of four hostages in Burkina Faso Two French soldiers were killed in a night-time rescue of four foreign hostages including two French citizens from the clutches of a militant group described as "terrorists" by the military....
15:13, 05/10/2019

Germany's Merkel set to visit Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger German Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading to West Africa this week, visiting Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger to express Germany's commitment to stability and developmental cooperation in the region and support for the countries' fight against extremism...
15:39, 04/29/2019

Burkina Faso: Twin 'terrorist attacks' leave dozens dead Violence has been growing in Burkina Faso as armed Islamic groups spill over the porous border with Mali. These latest deadly attacks show how one of the world's poorest countries is struggling to contain the problem....
12:13, 09/09/2019

Burkina Faso tightens press freedom amid security crisis Law defined ‘death sentence’ for media outlets criminalises demoralisation of armed forcesOne of Africa’s bastions of press freedom is attempting to enact harsh legislation that threatens journalists reporting on an unfolding security crisis, human r...
03:00, 07/15/2019

Priest, five others killed by gunmen during Mass in Burkina Faso church attack After killing at least six people at a Catholic church in the West African nation of Burkina Faso on Sunday, gunmen torched the worship space, town officials said....
22:26, 05/12/2019

France honors soldiers who died during hostage rescue in Burkina Faso An American woman who was taken hostage in Burkina Faso was nearly handed over to al-Qaida militants before she was rescued by U.S. commandos, a French military officer said Tuesday....
08:52, 05/15/2019

| WATCH: Burkina Faso - African dolls challenge barbie stereotype In Burkina Faso, the creators of African dolls hope that their toys will resonate more with the children of the continent than the typical blue-eyed Barbie dolls....
14:00, 07/04/2019

Burkina Faso minister warns terrorists gain ground in Sahel The foreign minister of Burkina Faso is warning that terrorist activity in Africa’s volatile Sahel region is gaining ground and there is “a very real risk” of destabilizing the whole region...
05:00, 05/17/2019

3 Hostages Rescued From Burkina Faso "Hell", 2 French Soldiers Killed Three hostages freed by French commandos from terrorists in Burkina Faso arrived in Paris on Saturday, expressing sorrow at the death of two French soldiers in the rescue operation....
05:13, 05/12/2019

French military frees hostages in Burkina Faso, two commandos killed French commandos rescued four foreign hostages including two French citizens from a militant group in Burkina Faso, France's military said on Friday, adding that two of the elite soldiers were killed in the night-time operation....
00:00, 05/11/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: #ClimateAction for the Pacific, Gaza blockade, attack in Burkina Faso This Monday, top stories are: Gaza's aid dependency due to the ongoing blockade; a special focus on climate change and its impact on islands and people of the Pacific; UN condemnation after a deadly attack in Burkina Faso.  ...
01:13, 05/14/2019

Hostages freed in Burkina Faso offer condolences for fallen French commandos Hostages freed by French commandos from militants in Burkina Faso offered their condolences on Saturday to the families of the two French soldiers killed in the rescue operation....
17:52, 05/11/2019

Hostages rescued from Burkina Faso "hell" praise fallen French commandos Three hostages freed by French commandos from militants in Burkina Faso arrived in Paris on Saturday, expressing sorrow at the death of two French soldiers in the rescue operation....
02:26, 05/12/2019

Catholic church attack in Burkina Faso leaves at least 6 dead, including priest, reports say At least six people were killed -- including a priest -- after a Catholic church was attacked and then set ablaze by a group of armed men in Burkina Faso, according to local reports....
19:13, 05/12/2019

Drastic deterioration in security across Burkina Faso as 70,000 flee their homes in past two months, UN warns The landlocked West African country of Burkina Faso is facing “unprecedented” displacement, triggered by armed groups and intercommunal clashes, and exacerbated by long-term food insecurity, UN aid officials said on Tuesday....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Violence in Zimbabwe Is Escalating. But We Won’t Stop Fighting for Our Freedoms Imagine coming home and finding your entire house ransacked, your valuables stolen and your children tied to poles, their backs bleeding from being whipped with a sjambok. The sight rips your soul out and makes you want to find whoever did this to yo...
19:39, 08/23/2019

Hong Kong violence is escalating, but Carrie Lam says government can handle things Hong Kong demonstrations escalated on Sunday, when police fired water cannon and volleys of tear gas in running battles with protesters who threw bricks and petrol bombs....
12:00, 08/27/2019

Hong Kong Leader Says No Need for Beijing to Intervene in Protests Amid Escalating Violence Following a weekend of escalating violence between pro-democracy demonstrators and police, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam Tuesday insisted her administration has not “lost control.” While repeating much of her rhetoric from earlier press con...
12:26, 08/27/2019

Mexican reporter found dead with stab wounds amid escalating violence A Mexican journalist was found dead with stab wounds on Saturday, authorities said, adding to a growing list of reporter deaths in one of the world's most dangerous countries for the press....
04:00, 08/25/2019

Christians seek refuge after deadly Burkina attacks Concerned about a rise in violence against Christians in Burkina Faso, Pastor Jacques Ouedraogo changed the time of his Sunday service as a precaution. He believes this is what saved his life....
22:13, 05/17/2019

French forces weren't aware of U.S, Korean hostages ahead of Burkina operation French special forces who rescued four people, including two French citizens, being held by militants in Burkina Faso on Friday had not been aware of the presence of the American and South Korean hostages, France's Armed Forces Minister said....
07:39, 05/11/2019

US-Iran tensions escalating, here's what you need to know Oil prices are on the rise after OPEC indicated it's likely to continue production cuts. CNBC's Hadley Gamble sits down with Kelly Evans to discuss on 'The Exchange'....
02:52, 05/21/2019

Israel Is Escalating Its Shadow War With Iran. Here’s What to Know The protracted shadow war between Israel and Iran has spilled beyond the borders of Syria following a series of attacks in Iraq and Lebanon blamed on Israel, and threats of Hezbollah retaliation that reporters in Israel and Lebanon say has prompted t...
01:52, 08/30/2019

Escalating Iran crisis looks a lot like the path US took to Iraq war The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran?        ...
14:00, 05/30/2019

Oil rises for a third day amid escalating Mideast tensions Oil prices rose on Thursday for a third straight session, as the risk of conflict in the Middle East stoked fears of supply disruptions, negating an unexpected rise in U.S. inventories....
07:00, 05/16/2019

China blames US for escalating trade fight BEIJING — China issued a report Sunday blaming the United States for the countries’ trade dispute and said it won’t back down on “major issues of principle,” but offered no clarification about what additional steps it might ta...
17:00, 06/02/2019

Congress reacts to escalating tensions with Iran Some Congressional members say President Donald Trump was right not to attack Iran. After Iran downed a U.S. drone, Trump ordered a retaliatory strike that he said he shelved 10 minutes before Iran was to be hit. (June 21)     &#...
02:52, 06/22/2019

Once again, Iraq caught up in escalating US-Iran tensions When U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sat down with Iraqi officials in Baghdad last week as tensions mounted between America and Iran, he delivered a nuanced message: If you're not going to stand with us, stand aside....
23:39, 05/17/2019

Barr cancels second day of testimony, escalating battle with U.S. Congress Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday canceled plans to testify before the House of Representatives about his handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, further inflaming tensions between U.S. President Donald Trump and D...
05:39, 05/02/2019

Barr cancels second day of testimony, escalating battle with Congress Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday canceled plans to testify before the House of Representatives about his handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, further inflaming tensions between U.S. President Donald Trump and D...
02:39, 05/02/2019

Deere blames escalating trade war for worsening outlook An escalating trade war between the U.S. and China threatens to hit U.S. exports of key commodities, hurting farm incomes and demand for Deere's equipment....
14:52, 05/17/2019

Iran says it is ready for any scenario, warns of escalating UK tension Iran's envoy to Britain on Sunday urged the UK to contain "domestic political forces" which he said wanted to escalate tension between the two countries amid the capture of a British-flagged tanker in the Gulf by Iran....
12:13, 07/21/2019

Fed's Mester sees downside risk from escalating trade war Cleveland Federal Reserve President Loretta Mester said on Saturday she sees "big downside risk" from rising trade uncertainty, and will be watching how businesses and consumers react ahead of the U.S. central bank's next policy meeting....
21:39, 08/24/2019

UN launches plan to combat escalating hate speech Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is launching a plan to combat hate speech and counter what he calls “a groundswell of xenophobia, racism and intolerance, violent misogyny, anti-Semitism and anti-Muslim hatred” around the world...
23:52, 06/18/2019

Chances of US-Iran tensions escalating are 'very, very high,' says expert Tensions between the U.S. and Iran will likely escalate in the near future, says a former energy advisor to the prime minister of Iran in the late 1970s....
06:00, 06/25/2019

Russia accuses U.S. of escalating tensions with missile test Russian officials on Tuesday accused the United States of stoking tensions with the testing of a ground-launched cruise missile, a weapon previously banned under a nuclear arms treaty that was abandoned this month....
01:39, 08/21/2019

The escalating dispute between Tokyo and Seoul is already affecting businesses The ongoing dispute between Japan and South Korea has begun to affect businesses across multiple sectors and could potentially even dent the global economy....
11:52, 07/31/2019

Escalating Tariffs Test Investors' Faith in U.S. Growth Economic growth remains solid, but some analysts and investors said the escalation of trade tensions stokes concern that this year’s stock rally could be growing fragile....
17:39, 05/14/2019

Oil up on escalating U.S.-Iran tensions, but trade war worries cap gains Oil prices rose on Tuesday on escalating U.S.-Iran tensions and amid expectations that producer club OPEC will continue to withhold supply this year....
12:00, 05/21/2019

Trump Flirts With Currency War In Escalating Conflict With China President Donald Trump on Thursday took a step closer to sparking a currency war in the escalating conflict with China, saying he is not happy with the strong US dollar....
04:00, 08/09/2019

Oil rises amid escalating Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Thursday for a third straight session, as the risk of conflict in the Middle East stoked fears of supply disruptions, negating an unexpected rise in U.S. inventories....
10:26, 05/16/2019

Sanders rips Trump over escalating tensions with Iran, says war would be 'disaster' Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday took aim at President Trump over the rising tensions between the United States and Iran, warning on Memorial Day that a military confrontation between the two countries would be more disastrous than the Iraq war....
06:39, 05/28/2019

Iran Says It Seized Foreign Tanker, Escalating Regional Tensions A video released by the Revolutionary Guards showed the ship’s name as the Riah — the same as a missing Emirati tanker — and said it was smuggling fuel....
21:13, 07/18/2019

Paul warns Trump administration against escalating trade war with China Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., said Sunday that he has warned the Trump Administration against leveling more tariffs against China, arguing that they will cancel out any benefits companies received from the administration’s recent tax cuts....
18:13, 05/12/2019

Trump's escalating trade war gives heat to Putin and Xi's growing bromance It's time for Western leaders to abandon their wait-and-see attitude toward the evolution of Chinese-Russian relations and work out common strategies now to respond to this deepening relationship....
17:52, 06/03/2019

Iran Seizes Two Vessels, Escalating Tensions in Strait of Hormuz, U.K. Says (LONDON) — Britain’s foreign secretary said Iranian authorities seized two vessels Friday in the Strait of Hormuz, actions signaling an escalation in the strategic waterway that has become a flashpoint in tensions between Tehran and the W...
02:26, 07/20/2019

Planned Parenthood and Fired Former Chief Mired in Escalating Dispute Leana Wen, who was fired in July as Planned Parenthood president after less than a year on the job, is at odds with the group over the terms of her departure and the group’s direction....
01:52, 09/15/2019

Trump increases tariffs on China amid escalating trade war President Trump retaliated against China’s new tariffs Friday afternoon, declaring that he would increase existing and future levies on Chinese goods. “Starting on October 1st, the 250 BILLION DOLLARS of goods and products from China, currently being...
06:00, 08/24/2019

Trump announces escalating tariffs on Mexico over migrant surge President Trump said on Thursday that his administration will impose tariffs on Mexico until the country somehow stops the flow of migrants coming across the US-Mexico border. Trump said on Twitter that the tariffs will go into effect in a matter of ...
08:13, 05/31/2019

Melvin Gordon’s holdout escalating with Ezekiel Elliott extension done And then there was Melvin Gordon. The Chargers running back is the last one left holding out after Ezekiel Elliott ended his Cowboys stalemate Wednesday by agreeing to a six-year, $90 million extension with $50 million guaranteed. But instead of Gord...
00:13, 09/05/2019

US ban on Huawei a ‘cynically timed’ blow in escalating trade war, says firm Top executive says dispute is about trade, not security, after Trump issued order aimed at cutting off firm from US suppliesThe US ban on sharing technology with Huawei was a “cynically timed” blow in the escalating trade war between the US and China...
22:13, 05/20/2019

German mediator heads to Iran amid escalating tensions with U.S. A senior German diplomat headed Thursday to Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal of the U.S. and increasing pressure from Washington....
20:00, 05/23/2019

President Trump Is Escalating Efforts to Investigate Intelligence Agencies (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump directed the U.S. intelligence community on Thursday to “quickly and fully cooperate” with Attorney General William Barr’s investigation of the origins of the multi-year probe of whether h...
04:26, 05/24/2019

China to Hit U.S. With Tariffs on $60 Billion in Goods Amid Escalating Trade War (BEIJING) — Deepening a trade battle and sending financial markets spinning, China announced Monday it was raising tariffs on $60 billion of U.S. goods in retaliation for the latest hike in U.S. tariffs on its exports. The Finance Ministry said...
16:52, 05/13/2019

Goldman Sachs sees U.S. trade war with China and Mexico escalating Goldman Sachs economists said there was a 60% chance that the United States would slap tariffs on the final $300 billion of Chinese imports, up from their previous estimate of 40%....
09:39, 06/03/2019

Oil edges higher on U.S. inventory decline, escalating Mideast tensions Oil prices edged higher on Wednesday, extending gains as rising tensions with Iran fueled concerns about supply disruptions and as U.S. inventory data showed a much bigger than expected drop in crude stockpiles....
07:00, 07/24/2019

World economy rebound thrown into doubt by escalating trade war Fears that companies will shelve investment, consumers will cut spending and stocks will slide have been revived after Donald Trump and Xi Jinping’s fragile trade truce was shattered with both sides slapping fresh tariffs on the other’s goods....
22:00, 05/15/2019

| Escalating Sri Lankan anti-Muslim riots claim first life Parts of Sri Lanka were under indefinite curfew and social media banned after a man was killed by a sword-wielding mob in an escalating anti-Muslim backlash following the Easter terror attacks....
16:26, 05/14/2019

China Raises Tariffs On US Goods Amid Escalating Tensions China on Saturday increased tariffs on billions worth of US goods as it prepares to unveil a blacklist of "unreliable" foreign companies that analysts say aims to punish US and foreign firms cutting......
15:39, 06/01/2019

Oil rises on escalating U.S.-Iran tensions; trade war concerns weigh Oil prices edged up on Tuesday on escalating tensions between the United States and Iran and on signs that producer club OPEC will continue withholding supply this year....
06:00, 05/21/2019

Japan's Nikkei slips on fear of escalating U.S.-China tensions Japan's Nikkei share average dropped on Friday, as concerns about escalating tensions between Washington and Beijing over trade and technology firms sapped investor appetite while steep losses in oil prices hit trading houses....
07:52, 05/24/2019

What Chinese state media are saying about the falling yuan and escalating trade war China's state newspaper on Tuesday slams the U.S. for "deliberately destroying international order," one day after Washington branded Beijing a currency manipulator....
10:13, 08/06/2019

Pompeo discusses Iran with Gulf allies amid escalating crisis U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed Iran and maritime security with rich Gulf Arab allies during a trip to the region on Monday after President Donald Trump called off a military strike to retaliate for Tehran's downing of a U.S. drone....
21:26, 06/24/2019

Democrats prepare for debate stage again, amid escalating policy disputes Night one has Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren in the middle; night two will center former vice president Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala D. Harris....
16:39, 07/30/2019

'A critical point in history': how Trump's attack on LGBT rights is escalating The Trump justice department is pushing to make it legal to fire people for being gay or transgenderThe Trump administration has attacked LGBT rights in healthcare, employment, housing, education, commerce, the military, prisons and sports.These effo...
17:39, 09/03/2019

Escalating US-China trade rift risks causing ‘bad’ Black Friday You’ve heard of Black Friday. That’s a good day for business because consumers start their Christmas shopping. Well, May 10 is also a sort of Black Friday — but the bad kind. It’s the day that President Trump says he’ll increase tariffs on some Chine...
09:13, 05/09/2019

Iran warns UK against escalating tensions, says crew of seized ship safe Iran on Sunday urged Britain to contain "domestic political forces" intent on escalating tensions between the two countries following Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker....
12:13, 07/21/2019

Macau's casinos count cost of Hong Kong's escalating protests Growing protests in the Asian financial centre of Hong Kong are weighing on the neighbouring Chinese territory of Macau as some visitors steer clear of the world's biggest gambling hub, worried over transport disruptions and safety concerns....
10:26, 08/08/2019

Escalating U.S.-China trade threats stagger global markets; Dow slumps more than 400 Global markets sagged Thursday as uncertainty over trade relations between the United States and China continued to sour investors. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 350 points at the outset, d......
19:13, 05/23/2019

Oil edges higher on US inventory decline, escalating Middle East tensions Oil prices edged higher on Wednesday, extending gains as rising tensions with Iran fueled concerns about supply disruptions and as U.S. inventory data showed a much bigger than expected drop in crude stockpiles....
07:13, 07/24/2019

What to Know About the British-Flagged Oil Tanker Seized by Iran Amid Escalating Tensions Iranian forces on Friday seized the British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz, a geopolitically vital sea route connecting the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman. The move has escalated tensions even further amid already strained rel...
02:26, 07/23/2019

Navy to deploy hospital ship amid escalating tensions in Venezuela The U.S. Navy is slated to deploy a hospital ship to Latin America next month to provide humanitarian medical support to countries hosting Venezuelans who have fled their home country, the Pentagon announced Tuesday....
00:39, 05/08/2019

Javy Baez Settles Dumb, Escalating Plunk-Off By Socking A Mighty Four-Bagger The Colorado Rockies and Chicago Cubs wrapped up their season series Wednesday with a good old-fashioned plunk-fest. The Cubs paid back a day-old plunking imbalance by targeting Colorado’s best hitter, and the Rockies buzzed and/or plunked three diff...
07:13, 06/13/2019

Pompeo shares details on 'escalating' Iran threats in Brussels: U.S. State Department U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo shared information on "escalating" threats from Iran with European allies and NATO officials during meetings in Brussels on Monday, the U.S. special representative for Iran said....
02:26, 05/14/2019

Escalating fight, Trump sues Deutsche Bank, Capital One over Democratic subpoenas President Donald Trump, his three oldest children and the Trump Organization have sued Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp to try to block them from responding to subpoenas issued by U.S. congressional Democrats seeking financial records....
18:13, 04/30/2019

France threatens Brazil on trade deal, escalating tensions over Amazon fires France and Ireland are threatening to block a trade deal with South American nations in a sharp escalation of tensions with Brazil over the fires ravaging the Amazon....
01:13, 08/24/2019

Grave concern over escalating humanitarian crisis, casualties, displacement across northwest Syria: UN The UN has said it is “gravely concerned” over reports of a worsening humanitarian situation facing civilians across northwest Syria, with rising casualties, and “waves of displacement” due to intensifying conflict....
23:13, 05/02/2019

FAA bars U.S. airlines from flying over Persian Gulf amid escalating tensions with Iran The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S.-registered aircraft operators from flying over the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman due to increased tensions with Iran....
08:39, 06/21/2019

Trump Moves to Ban Foreign Telecom Gear, Targeting Huawei and Escalating Battle With China The ban was expected. American officials have long warned that they would stop sharing intelligence if allies installed Chinese technology on their 5G networks....
23:52, 05/15/2019

Escalating Their Campaign Into a Push for Political Freedom, Protesters Return to Hong Kong’s Streets Angry protesters once again occupied the political heart of Hong Kong Friday morning—forcing the hurried evacuation of government offices—after the embattled administration of Chief Executive Carrie Lam refused to meet an ultimatum for he...
09:26, 06/21/2019

With the global economy slowing and the U.S.-China trade war escalating, Trump arrives at G-7 with a list of grievances The president comes bearing more complaints than guidance for global powers facing challenges including climate change and a looming global recession....
22:00, 08/24/2019

Trump vows tariff hike on Chinese goods, escalating tension in trade talks President Donald Trump dramatically increased pressure on China to reach a trade deal on Sunday, saying he would hike U.S. tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods this week and target hundreds of billions more soon....
05:13, 05/06/2019

'We may lose Christmas': escalating Hong Kong protests taking bigger toll on shops, economy Months of increasingly violent protests in Hong Kong are taking a growing toll on the city's economy, weighing on confidence and scaring away tourists from one of the world's most vibrant shopping destinations....
12:39, 07/30/2019

State Department orders non-essential staff to leave Iraq amid escalating tensions with Iran U.S. military put its forces in Iraq on high alert and the State Dept. orders all non-essential staff to leave the country right away.        ...
14:26, 05/15/2019

California sues over $1B in canceled high-speed rail funding, escalating feud with Trump administration California sued to block the Trump administration from cancelling funding for a high-speed rail project, escalating tensions.        ...
09:13, 05/22/2019

Trump retaliates in trade war by escalating tariffs on Chinese imports and demanding companies cut ties with China The slide came as the trade war between the United States and China worsened Friday, with Beijing imposing retaliatory tariffs on $75 billion in American goods....
00:00, 08/24/2019

Attacks on health care facilities, dire security concerns escalating latest Ebola outbreak Continued attacks on Ebola treatment facilities and medical professionals have many fearing the outbreak in the DRC could morph into another global catastrophe....
20:13, 05/09/2019

State Department orders nonemergency staff to leave Iraq amid escalating tensions with Iran U.S. military put its forces in Iraq on high alert and the State Dept. orders all nonemergency staff to leave the country right away.        ...
23:39, 05/15/2019

Iran's Revolutionary Guard forces seize British ship in Strait of Hormuz, escalating tensions Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps seized a British ship in the Strait of Hormuz, adding to escalating tensions between Tehran and the U.S.        ...
00:13, 07/20/2019

Iran drone strike: Escalating Iran crisis looks a lot like the path US took to Iraq war The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran?        ...
19:26, 06/20/2019

Oman not mediating in escalating regional tensions: Oman minister Oman is not undertaking any mediation efforts around rising tensions in the Gulf region but is in contact with "all parties" in order to maintain stability in the Strait of Hormuz, Oman's minister in charge of foreign affairs said on Sunday....
19:52, 07/28/2019

'We don't take it lightly': What we know about oil tanker blasts and Donald Trump's escalating rhetoric on Iran President Donald Trump's comments come amid concerns attack on oil tankers could further escalate ongoing tensions between Iran and the U.S.       ...
22:13, 06/14/2019

MLS star on US gun violence: 'More needs to be done' When Alejandro Bedoya woke up on Sunday to news of another mass shooting in the US, the second within 13 hours, he said it ran non-stop through his mind. For the Philadelphia Union captain, it hit home; he grew up in Weston, Florida -- which is not f...
18:52, 08/07/2019

Gun violence is down in the Bay Area – but not everywhere In the latest update on our Guns and Lies in America project, we look at some of the data that doesn’t fit with recent promising trends It’s been a little over a month since we published the first two stories in our Guns and Lies in America series, a...
23:39, 07/23/2019

Walking For A Hope To End Gun Violence LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – The color orange is worn in honor of National Gun Violence Awareness Day. A place touched by a deadly shooting five years ago, Duncan Park in Lexington, was the site of Saturday’s peace walk. The victim’s m...
06:26, 06/09/2019

Red Flag Laws Won't End Gun Violence Following the El Paso and Dayton shootings, almost every politician is desperate to look like they’re taking decisive action on gun violence. And it appears that the Republicans have found their fix: red flag laws, sometimes known as Extreme Risk Pro...
22:00, 08/09/2019

The 100 once again wonders if war and violence is necessary for survival The 100 has, pretty much from the beginning, been a show with a fair amount of weird mythology. There’s been a lot of surprises along the way, a lot of new characters, tribes, villains, and communities; Nightbloods and AI systems and Commanders that ...
08:00, 06/12/2019

An Epidemic of Violence We Never Discuss Rachel Louise Snyder’s “No Visible Bruises” recounts the horror of domestic violence in all its forms and argues for a more systematic approach to this abuse....
17:13, 06/07/2019

Alejandro Bedoya on US gun violence: 'More needs to be done' When Alejandro Bedoya woke up on Sunday to news of another mass shooting in the US, the second within 13 hours, he said it ran non-stop through his mind. For the Philadelphia Union captain, it hit home; he grew up in Weston, Florida -- which is not f...
23:26, 08/06/2019

Is gun violence a public health issue? Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., says gun violence should be considered a public health issue, and she is promoting legislation that would require the federal government to treat it as such....
21:52, 05/03/2019

Trump: violence against people of faith must end President Donald Trump says violence and terrorism against people of all faiths must end. Trump spoke Wednesday to faith leaders at a White House dinner in honor of the National Day of Prayer. (May 2)        ...
15:13, 05/02/2019

Video games do not cause violence – but makers do need to think about it There is no compelling evidence that games cause real-life bloodshed, but the industry must address its attitude to guns and conflict, or risk being drowned out by fearmongersIt was not a surprise to see Donald Trump and a cabal of other Republican p...
17:39, 08/07/2019

Germany calls for 'immediate' end to Sudan violence The violence in Sudan "cannot be justified," the German Foreign Ministry said after Sudanese forces allegedly killed numerous peaceful protesters in Khartoum. Many global powers have joined the chorus of condemnation....
22:00, 06/03/2019

Friday is National Gun Violence Awareness Day TUCSON – According to Everytown, a group working to end gun violence, 100 Americans are killed with guns every day. Groups across the nation are working to end gun violence and they are wearing orange to raise awareness. The organization that s...
06:39, 06/08/2019

U.S. to consider sanctions in case of more Sudan violence A top U.S. State Department official who deals with Sudan said on Tuesday that Washington was considering all options, including possible sanctions, if there was more violence after a deadly assault on protesters in Khartoum early this month....
01:00, 06/26/2019

UN: Nearly 71 million now displaced by war, violence at home A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide from war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday, an increase of more than 2 million from last year and an overall total that would amount to the world's 20th mo...
09:26, 06/19/2019

Trudeau: Violence against indigenous women often ignored Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the disappearances and deaths of indigenous women in Canada have too often been treated as a low priority or ignored and he says that must end....
22:39, 06/03/2019

More than 50 shot in weekend violence in Chicago Chicago police say more than 50 people were shot, eight of them fatally, in gun violence over the weekend. Two people were stabbed to death, bringing the total number of homicides to 10. (June 3)        ...
04:26, 06/04/2019

What Are Red Flag Laws and Do They Help Curb Gun Violence? Over the weekend, at least 31 people were killed in mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, just days after similar acts of gun violence in Gilroy, California and Brownsville, Brooklyn....
01:13, 08/08/2019

The CDC Could Totally Study Gun Violence—It Just Needs Money Congress clarified last year that the CDC can use its budget for gun research, after decades of effectively banning it. But Democrats are still fighting to get actual funding approved....
14:00, 08/09/2019

Violence against Christians on the rise in Africa The African continent is seeing an increasing number of violent attacks on Christians. Church representatives are particularly at risk of being targeted ― as are imams....
00:26, 06/14/2019

| 300 000 flee violence in northeast DR Congo: UN More than 300 000 people have fled violence and inter-ethnic attacks in northeastern areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the past two weeks, the United Nations says....
18:00, 06/18/2019

9 dead in Sudan after violence over sit-in protests Sudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least nine people and wounding several others, officials said....
15:26, 06/03/2019

CNN hosts a town hall on gun violence As Americans process last weekend's mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, CNN is holding a town hall-style event to explore what can be done about the country's gun violence....
02:00, 08/08/2019

Turkey: Is mob violence undermining democracy? Opposition party leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu was attacked by an angry mob in public and nearly killed — the latest in a spate of such violence. What does the incident say about the political culture in the country?...
10:39, 05/04/2019

Several killed in Brazil jail violence Clashes between rival inmates in a prison in northwestern Brazil have killed more than a dozen people. The jail was the same one where 56 people died in a rebellion in 2017....
23:00, 05/27/2019

‘This Violence Has to Stop’ Governor Says After U.N.C. Charlotte Shooting A gunman killed two people and injured four others on the last day of classes at the University of North Carolina Charlotte. The police have taken a suspect into custody, but have not revealed a possible motive for the shooting....
19:00, 05/01/2019

How did one of the safest cities in the world descend into violence? Hong Kong is an extremely safe city, but in recent years, simmering tensions over the city's political future have created an underlying sense of unease....
09:13, 06/13/2019

This summer basketball league is a D.C. staple. Gun violence may end it. There is concern that recent neighborhood shootings could force the shutting down of the popular Goodman League, which is credited with helping curb summer violence in Southeast for many years....
00:13, 06/23/2019

Bolton: US calling for halt to Venezuelan violence National Security Adviser John Bolton says the U.S. does not want a repeat of the violence that marred protests Tuesday. (May 1)        ...
18:26, 05/01/2019

Sexual violence against women in conflict in the spotlight Germany, with the support of actor and activist Angelina Jolie, has forwarded a UN Security Council resolution addressing rape in conflicts — a subject central to one of Germany's best-known wartime novels....
16:26, 05/01/2019

This summer basketball league is a D.C. staple. Gun violence might end it. There is concern that recent neighborhood shootings could force the shutting down of the popular Goodman League, which is credited with helping curb summer violence in Southeast for many years....
14:26, 06/22/2019

Shooting Survivor To Focus On Reducing Gun Violence CINCINNATI (AP) — A bank executive who survived 12 gunshots says she is going to make reducing gun violence her life’s mission. Whitney Austin says she has ended her time at Fifth Third Bank, where she was a vice president when a gunman opened ...
11:39, 06/13/2019

Factbox: Recent U.S. corporate responses to gun violence A series of mass shootings in the United States, including one each in Texas and Ohio last month that killed 31 people, once again has revived a national debate on firearms regulation, which in the past has led retailers and other U.S. companies to t...
23:39, 09/03/2019

Man dead after domestic violence dispute in Tucson TUCSON –A man is dead after a domestic violence incident on the east side Monday night. Police say the suspect, a man in his 20’s, allegedly walked into a building at 5210 E. Williams Circle, near Rosemont and Broadway boulevards, looking for his ex-...
20:13, 06/18/2019

Phillies' Herrera arrested for domestic violence Officers found the 20-year-old girlfriend of Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera with "visible signs of injury to her arms and neck that was sustained after being assaulted by her boyfriend."...
02:00, 05/29/2019

UN Assembly remembers victims of violence against religion UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly has adopted a resolution designating Aug. 22 as the International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief. The 193-member world body adopted the resolution by conse...
01:39, 05/29/2019

Can Chicago's new mayor stop the bloodshed from gun violence? Some are hopeful that Lori Lightfoot can succeed where her immediate predecessors did not – but others are concerned she has reverted to failed ‘get tough’ policiesHeading into a long Fourth of July weekend last month, Lori Lightfoot, the new Chicago...
08:13, 08/01/2019

DA: Gay couples shouldn't get domestic violence protection A Tennessee district attorney is facing calls for an investigation after saying gay people shouldn't receive domestic violence protections, arguing that such laws are designed to protect the "sanctity of marriage."...
23:52, 06/06/2019

Dear Walmart C.E.O.: You Have the Power to Curb Gun Violence. Do It. Walmart, the country’s largest retailer and seller of guns, should use its vast economic leverage to force corporate America to confront shooting deaths....
04:13, 08/06/2019

New Jersey enacts 3 gun violence intervention laws TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey on Monday enacted three laws designed to help victims of gun violence avoid becoming hurt again by firearms or seeking out retaliation. The new laws add to New Jersey’s growing list of at least 10 gun-related laws ena...
05:00, 08/06/2019

Violence Makes Mexico an Unwelcoming Refuge As the Trump administration tries to get Mexico to declare itself a “safe third country” for Central American asylum seekers, some U.S.-bound Mexicans describe a country that isn’t safe....
14:26, 06/07/2019

Mexico state plagued by violence: 682 killed In just the first few months of 2019, the Mexican coastal state of Veracruz has been plagued by bloodshed -- on the streets, in drive-by shootings, and even with a massacre at a family gathering....
04:00, 04/29/2019

Domestic violence investigation turns into standoff TUCSON – Police are working to resolve a standoff situation early Tuesday morning that started Monday night. The Tucson Police Department started investigating a domestic violence incident Monday night when a woman called to say her ex-boyfriend assa...
19:39, 06/25/2019

Schumer says addressing gun violence will be top Dem priority this fall Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said pressuring Republicans to act on gun violence will be a top priority for Democrats this fall, according to a letter to his colleagues released Thursday. In the letter, first obtained by POLITICO, Schumer wr...
03:39, 09/06/2019

Sahuarita man arrested in domestic violence altercation SAHUARITA, Ariz. – A 31-year-old man was arrested in Sahuarita Sunday evening after the person was allegedly involved in a domestic violence altercation. According to Sahuarita Police Department, Augustine Rodriguez allegedly caused the victim ...
05:00, 06/11/2019

No link between video games and violence, studies say NEW YORK (AP) — Do video games trigger violent behavior? Scientific studies have found no link. But the persistent theory is back in the headlines following Saturday's mass shooting in El Paso, Texas....
07:26, 08/07/2019

Kasich on gun violence: 'We need leadership at all levels of both parties' Former Ohio Governor John Kasich took members of both parties to task on Sunday for failing to take action to prevent mass shootings such as the ones that hit his home state in the city of Dayton, as well as El Paso, Texas this weekend....
05:00, 08/05/2019

The Dangers of Linking Gun Violence and Mental Illness After repeated exposure to a piece of information, people will start assuming it’s true, whether or not it actually is, simply because they’ve heard it so many times. Familiarity and repetition can overcome rationality, a phenomenon psych...
23:13, 08/08/2019

Papua New Guinea: More than 20 killed in tribal violence More than 20 people including pregnant women and children have been killed in Papua New Guinea due to a recent outbreak of tribal violence in the Pacific island nation, authorities said....
11:39, 07/10/2019

Don't tell us to halt the violence, tell the Americans, Afghan Taliban say The U.S. special peace envoy for Afghanistan should stop calling on Taliban militants to lay down their arms and tell the United States to end the use of force instead, the Taliban said on Friday....
13:13, 05/03/2019

The Latest: Lam defends police, says violence must stop Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has defended law enforcement actions after protesters prompted an airport shutdown with calls to investigate alleged police brutality...
05:26, 08/13/2019

More than 20 dead as violence flares between Gaza and Israel Air and tank strikes kill 19 Palestinians after Netanyahu orders ‘massive attacks’, while rockets kill three in Israel Militants in Gaza and Israeli forces engaged in a bloody and spiralling clash over the weekend, with Palestinian factions launching...
22:00, 05/05/2019

Violence escalates in Zimbabwe over banned protests Tensions between Zimbabwe's main opposition party and President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government escalated into violence in the country's capital on Friday after a court ruled against a planned opposition protest....
14:52, 08/20/2019

How Sudan’s Army Will Share Power Following Violence It took months of mass protests and cost scores of lives, but Sudan is edging closer to what opponents of ousted President Omar al-Bashir demanded when they first went to the streets last year. Bashir, who brutally crushed dissent during his 30-year ...
17:13, 08/22/2019

WNBA bans Williams 10 games for dom. violence The Sparks' Riquna Williams, who was charged last December on felony counts for allegedly striking an ex-girlfriend and then threatening another person with a firearm, has been suspended 10 games by the WNBA....
04:13, 07/17/2019

Protest in southwest Sudan ends in violence A protest in the South Darfur city of Nyala ended in violence on Saturday, with security forces launching tear gas at protesters and firing gunshots, state news agency SUNA and Sudan's main protest organizer said....
00:13, 05/05/2019

Hong Kong violence becoming more serious, but government in control, says Lam Violence in Hong Kong's anti-government protests is becoming more serious but the government is confident it can handle the crisis itself, the embattled leader of the former British colony said on Tuesday....
14:52, 08/27/2019

| Ethiopia: At least 17 killed during violence over Sidama autonomy At least 17 people have been killed in clashes between Ethiopian security forces and activists seeking a new autonomous region for their Sidama ethnic group....
20:00, 07/21/2019

Far-right violence is on the rise. Where is the outrage? | Owen Jones Politicians and media outlets seem happy to fuel the hate-filled ideologies of a once-despised and tiny minorityMohammed Saleem was murdered by a terrorist, and yet you’ve probably never even heard of him. It was April 2013, and the 82-year-old was w...
12:26, 08/22/2019

Owensboro man wants to stop town’s growing violence OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — An Owensboro man is trying to bring residents together to stop the town’s growing violence. The Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer reports , in a year that is not quite half over there have been five homicides within the city an...
20:13, 06/14/2019

City holds first pride parade despite far-right violence A Polish city celebrated its first-ever LGBTQ equality march on Saturday, but it struck a starkly different tone to the joyous and hedonistic affairs associated with pride parades....
15:13, 07/21/2019

Nearly 71 million displaced by war, violence at home, UN report says A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide from war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said, an increase of more than 2 million from last year        ...
09:00, 06/19/2019

A Murderer Deemed Too Old for Violence Was Just Convicted of Another Killing The 77-year-old man, who was free despite a long history of violence against women, was convicted of an attack nearly identical to his killing of his wife 40 years ago....
18:00, 07/19/2019

Paris protests violence against women in France Emmanuel Macron won the French presidency in part by pledging bold measures to end violence against women. But with deadly violence growing in France, activists have called on the government to end the "massacre."...
04:39, 07/07/2019

ETA's bloody history: 853 killings in 60 years of violence The most-wanted member of the Basque separatist militant group ETA, who had been on the run for 17 years, was caught by police on Thursday in the French Alps....
15:00, 05/16/2019

U.N.: 71 million displaced worldwide by war, violence, persecution Nearly 71 million people have been displaced by war, violence and persecution worldwide last year, the largest number recorded in the United Nation's history, the international organization's refugee agency said....
10:26, 06/19/2019

Middle schools can help prevent teen dating violence (Reuters Health) - Middle schools that offer a comprehensive dating violence prevention program in every grade may have fewer youth involved in abusive relationships, a U.S. study suggests....
05:52, 06/06/2019

38 dead in latest intercommunal violence in central Mali BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Authorities in Mali say at least 38 people are dead after the latest series of attacks on villages near the border with Burkina Faso. Mali’s government says the violence took place on Monday in the ethnic Dogon villages of G...
14:13, 06/19/2019

Chicago police: 52 shot, 10 fatally in weekend violence CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say 52 people were shot, 10 of them fatally, in gun violence over the weekend. Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson plans a Monday morning news conference to address the violence and talk about enforcement initiat...
16:13, 06/03/2019

Nearly 71 Million People Have Been Displaced by War and Other Violence, the U.N.’s Refugee Agency Says (GENEVA) — A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide by war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday, an increase of more than 2 million from last year and an overall total that would amount to the ...
19:13, 06/19/2019

More than 300,000 flee Congo violence, complicating Ebola fight: U.N. More than 300,000 people have fled inter-ethnic violence in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo since early June, complicating the tracing and treatment of patients at risk from Ebola, U.N. aid agencies said on Tuesday....
12:52, 06/18/2019

Conspiracy theories like QAnon could fuel 'extremist' violence, FBI says Social media companies could lessen threat with ‘significant’ crackdown on related content, bureau saysThe FBI has identified prominent conspiracy theories, including the sprawling rightwing hoax known as QAnon, as motivators for “domestic extremists...
01:52, 08/02/2019

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong Leader, Condemns Violence Protesters had mostly cleared out of the Legislative Council building after three hours of occupation. Then a cordon of riot police used tear gas and charged to scatter the crowd....
02:26, 07/02/2019

Amnesty wants impartial probe of Indonesia police violence JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Amnesty International is calling for an independent investigation into allegations of police brutality and unlawful killings during post-election riots in the Indonesian capital last month. The rights organization said Wedne...
12:52, 06/26/2019

Migrants face violence as US makes them wait in Mexico CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) — Migrants who are being forced to wait in Mexico while they try to win asylum in the U.S. complain they are being subjected to violence in the country’s dangerous border cities. One Cuban migrant, 22-year-old Roberto...
22:13, 06/27/2019

The Latest: Chief: 'Signs of homicidal violence' in death The Latest on the death of a transgender woman whose body was found in a Dallas lake (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Dallas homicide detectives are investigating the death of a transgender woman after her body was pulled from a lake in the North Texas o...
02:39, 06/04/2019

WNBA suspends player after domestic violence allegation The WNBA suspended a Los Angeles Sparks player without pay on Tuesday because of a domestic violence allegation stemming from an incident in December, the league said....
18:39, 07/17/2019

The Latest: Chief: ‘Signs of homicidal violence’ in death DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the death of a transgender woman whose body was found in a Dallas lake (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Dallas homicide detectives are investigating the death of a transgender woman after her body was pulled from a lake in the...
04:39, 06/04/2019

Smoking at home a form of domestic violence, Thailand says Authorities in Thailand are facing backlash after introducing a new law that will classify smoking in households as a form or domestic abuse, or violence....
21:39, 06/26/2019

Germany records small uptick in far-right extremist violence Violent crimes motivated by xenophobia rose slightly in Germany last year, the country's domestic intelligence agency has reported. The agency has been accused of blindness to neo-Nazi terrorist cells in the country....
19:26, 06/27/2019

‘Words must never be met with violence’ urges UN, following Taliban threat to journalists   Following last week’s public threats by Taliban militants to deliberately target media outlets in Afghanistan, the United Nations mission chief in the country reiterated his call on Thursday for journalists’ rights to be protected, underlining the po...
21:26, 06/27/2019

Pope condemns spate of U.S. gun violence, prays for victims Pope Francis on Sunday condemned attacks on "defenseless people" in a spate of gun violence in three American states, including one that killed 20 people in a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas....
14:00, 08/04/2019

| Argentina's women protest for legal abortion, against violence Thousands of Argentine protesters flooded the streets of Buenos Aires in a show of force for the abortion rights movement, and to denounce violence against women....
23:26, 06/04/2019

'How is this not inciting violence?': gun shop billboard targets the Squad North Carolina billboard calls congresswomen ‘The 4 Horsemen’ in what anti-gun violence advocates call an incitement to violenceA gun shop in North Carolina has erected an advertising billboard invoking an apocalyptic prophesy to mock the progressive...
01:52, 08/02/2019

Tennessee Prosecutor to Same-Sex Couples: No Domestic Violence Protections for You! The top prosecutor in Coffee County, Tenn., a man charged with protecting the rights and enforcing the law on behalf of all the people in his jurisdiction, apparently has no intention of doing so when it comes to LGBTQ victims of domestic violence....
03:13, 06/06/2019

Pro-Trump Reddit channel ‘quarantined’ over threats of violence Visitors to r/The_Donald on Reddit see a warning page explaining that the subreddit has been "quarantined" over "significant issues with reporting and addressing violations" of the site's content policy....
03:00, 06/27/2019

Pakistan to create 1,000 courts to tackle violence against women Chief justice says in televised speech that abuse survivors will be able to ‘speak their heart without any fear’Pakistan is to set up more than 1,000 courts dedicated to tackling violence against women, the country’s top judge has announced, seeking ...
04:39, 06/20/2019

War at home: how Big Little Lies deftly dissects domestic violence In the second season of the HBO drama, a nuanced depiction of surviving a violent marriage artfully evokes a form of PTSDBig Little Lies is a beautiful show about ugly secrets. Based on the novel by Liane Moriarty, the show centers around the lives o...
22:39, 06/17/2019

Maoist Violence Lowered By 43 Per Cent In Last Five Years: Centre Maoist violence has come down by 43 per cent in the last five years in comparison to the five-year period before that, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said on Wednesday....
19:52, 07/24/2019

Death toll of gun violence in Agua Prieta increases to six DOUGLAS, Ariz. – The unofficial death toll from the gun violence in the town of Agua Prieta, Sonora has grown to six, Cochise County Sheriff’s Office announced Friday afternoon. According to the CCSO, initial information indicates that it...
02:52, 06/15/2019

"Look To India's Leaders To Condemn Violence Based On Religion": US The Trump administration wants the Indian government to swiftly condemn the acts of violence based on religion and hold the perpetrators accountable, a top official told lawmakers underlining that......
03:26, 06/13/2019

More than 100 civilians killed by violence outbreak in South Sudan The world’s newest nation, South Sudan, has once again descended into a wave of fresh fighting that is said to have claimed the lives of more than 100 civilians, according to the United Nations. The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) said...
20:13, 07/03/2019

Ethiopian Israeli protests of police violence enter 3rd day Scores of activists returned to streets across Israel to protest the killing of an Ethiopian Israeli teen by an off-duty police officer in what the community calls the latest example of police brutality...
21:26, 07/03/2019

Hong Kong activists warn of violence if protests are ignored Young people say they feel they have no choice but to become more radical: ‘They never listen’Brian Chan, a 23-year-old university graduate, was having his arms rinsed in saline water at a makeshift first-aid station manned by volunteers. Both his ar...
18:52, 06/14/2019

The Latest: 1 killed, 10 wounded in South Bend violence SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on shootings in the Indiana city where Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is mayor (all times local): 7 p.m. Violence has flared again in the Indiana city where Democratic presidential candidate Pete B...
08:26, 06/24/2019

Flag burning, violence in front of the White House The burning of a flag in front of the White House led to a scuffle between protesters and President Donald Trump supporters.        ...
15:39, 07/05/2019

| DRC president calls Ituri violence 'attempted genocide' President Felix Tshisekedi described inter-ethnic bloodshed in DRC's northeast as "attempted genocide" after scores of people were killed and tens of thousands displaced....
02:00, 07/04/2019

Taliban and Afghan government agree to reduce violence The Taliban and Afghan officials have agreed on a "promise to reduce violence," Germany's envoy says. Hosted by Qatar, the German-brokered talks could also spark progress in negotiations between the US and the Taliban....
05:13, 07/09/2019

How one Missouri town was torn apart by decades of violence and murder No One Saw a Thing | Thursday, 11 p.m., Sundance In the six-part docuseries “No One Saw a Thing,” Israeli-born filmmaker Avi Belkin stitches a psychological thread through nearly 40 years of seemingly unrelated violent events in dusty Skidmore, Mo., ...
11:00, 07/27/2019

After Sri Lanka attacks, Muslims face boycotts and violence Experts worry that the country, a democracy whose bloody civil war ended in 2009, is poised for a new outbreak of tensions. This time the divisions are emerging along religious lines, rather than the long-standing ethnic cleavage between Sinhalese an...
17:52, 07/07/2019

Hong Kong Police Ban a March to Protest Mob Violence The march was planned for a satellite town where a gang of men targeted protesters, injuring dozens. The police said it was too dangerous to go ahead....
17:00, 07/25/2019

David Ortiz Is a Victim of the Violence He Thought He Had Escaped Ortiz has described growing up surrounded by violence in the Dominican Republic, and he became a victim this week despite being one of the country’s most beloved figures....
03:52, 06/12/2019

Outbreak Of Gun Violence In Louisville This Weekend: 11 Shot Within 24 hours LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) – 11 people were shot within 24 hours in Louisville this weekend. Police say two people were killed and the other 9 are recovering. The outbreak of gun violence started at 6:30 on Saturday morning when a man was found s...
00:52, 06/17/2019

Complaint filed of police violence against Russian reporter A lawyer for a prominent Russian journalist detained on charges of drug dealing has filed a complaint with the country's top investigative body, saying police used violence against him while in custody....
15:00, 06/09/2019

Two moms were working to end gun violence in Chicago. Then they were fatally shot Chantell Grant and Andrea Stoudemire, two women who were active in the anti-gun violence movement in Chicago, were shot to death over the weekend.        ...
23:00, 07/31/2019

Guatemala votes for new president as gang violence soars Ending gang violence has become a priority for citizens in Guatemala, a country with one of the highest homicide rates in the world. One top candidate, a former attorney general, has fled to the US, citing death threats....
17:52, 06/16/2019

Countries are turning off the internet to stop violence. Does it work? Governments are increasingly shutting down access to the internet in an effort to curb organised violence. But evidence shows it usually makes things worse...
18:13, 07/31/2019

Suspected Sacramento cop-killer had history of domestic violence The man accused of shooting and killing a rookie Sacramento, Calif., police officer Wednesday evening had been accused of domestic violence on several occasions, according to media reports. ...
06:52, 06/21/2019

Fears of violence as Sudan gets ready for 'million man' march Generals urged not to hurt protesters who plan to pour on to streets of KhartoumKhartoum is bracing itself for a mass protest against Sudan’s ruling generals, as calls mount for restraint to prevent a new military crackdown on demonstrators.The plann...
12:13, 06/30/2019

Ethiopia's ethnic violence shows Abiy's vulnerability Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed looks increasingly vulnerable as he faces deep divisions in the ruling coalition, simmering ethnic conflicts and millions of internally displaced people....
17:52, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam condemns violence Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam condemned violence that broke out Monday when weapon-wielding, masked assailants attacked pro-democracy protesters, journalists and citizens at a subway station....
02:00, 07/24/2019

Mexico’s vigilantes: violence and displacement – a photo essay In southern Mexico, a toxic mix of gangs, vigilantes and cartels is fuelling rising violence. ‘Community police’ or ‘self-defence’ groups, often accused of having ties with drug cartels, have proliferated and extended their control over the territory...
08:26, 07/02/2019

Syria violence interrupts food distribution in some areas Syrian warplanes have struck rebel-held towns and villages in the country's northwest as the World Food Program says weekslong violence has hampered some of its activities in the area....
18:13, 06/11/2019

Tear gas and blast bombs as violence flares in Brazil Riot police in Brazil have clashed with demonstrators exchanging volleys of tear gas and fireworks during a day of protest venting frustration at the country's leadership....
15:00, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong police tear gas protest against mob violence Police in Hong Kong have fired tear gas and swung batons at protesters who defied warnings not to march in a neighborhood where last weekend a mob brutally attacked people and pro-democracy activists in a train station...
03:39, 07/28/2019

El Paso lands in crossfire of debates over gun violence and immigration The artist had planned to unveil his mural on Sunday at a community event in El Paso, the latest of his works to celebrate the life of his murdered son....
09:52, 08/05/2019

US general for NATO: Afghan violence will rise before vote The top U.S. general for NATO says he expects increased violence in the lead-up to the election in Afghanistan later this month, and says allies will make any necessary adjustments to military operations there....
00:13, 09/14/2019

After weekend of violence Hong Kong braces for more protests The increasingly violent protests since June have emerged as Hong Kong's most serious crisis in decades and become one of the biggest challenges to Chinese leader Xi Jinping since he took power in 2012....
15:27, 08/12/2019

Re-Opening Mental Institutions Of 60s, 70s Trump's Answer To Gun Violence President Donald Trump suggested Thursday that the United States can tackle its gun violence problem in part by building more psychiatric institutions and reopening facilities that were shuttered......
08:39, 08/16/2019

| Former All Black given suspended prison term for domestic violence Former All Black Carl Hayman was handed a four-month suspended prison sentence for domestic violence with the ex-Toulon star admitting to "a problem with alcohol"...
01:39, 05/07/2019

After Violence In Kolkata, Mamata Banerjee-BJP War Of Words: 10 Facts BJP chief Amit Shah's first roadshow in Kolkata ended with violence, arson and a police lathicharge today as the rallyists clashed with students holding "Amit Shah Go Back" posters. Mr Shah called it......
19:52, 05/14/2019

Violence Against Women in El Salvador Is Driving Them to Suicide — Or to the U.S. Border It’s hard to grasp the scale of El Salvador’s problem with gender violence. In the Central American country of just six million people, one woman was the victim of a femicide — a man murdering of a woman or girl because of her gende...
17:26, 05/14/2019

Peru: Protesters march to denounce violence against women Hundreds of women have taken part in a demonstration in Peru's capital, Lima, to draw attention to the problem of gender violence in the country. Peru has one of the highest rates of violence against women in the region....
13:52, 08/18/2019

4.3 million in need of aid as violence in Cameroon worsens: UN humanitarian chief Cameroon is facing worsening violence and conflict and the number of people needing humanitarian assistance has increased 30 per cent from last year to 4.3 million people, the U.N. humanitarian chief said Monday....
05:00, 05/14/2019

US, Europe condemn violence in Albania opposition rallies The U.S. and European Union lawmakers on Monday called on Albania's center-right opposition parties to restrain from violence in their anti-government protests....
20:13, 05/13/2019

Reports Of Violence In J&K, Centre Must Come Clean, Says Rahul Gandhi A meeting of the Congress' top decision-making body to appoint its next chief was briefly halted after reports of "violence and deaths" emerged from Jammu and Kashmir, former party president Rahul......
02:39, 08/11/2019

Democrats in Iowa Offer Plans to Combat Gun Violence In the wake of the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Democratic presidential candidates on Saturday emphasized the urgent need to confront gun violence in America....
21:52, 08/10/2019

Brownsville gets $9M in anti-violence funds following wild shoot-out A longtime crime-ridden Brooklyn neighborhood is getting $9 million from City Hall for safety measures in wake of a wild shoot-out at a packed block party there last week that left 11 injured and one dead. Mayor Bill de Blasio, Council Speaker Corey ...
17:39, 08/07/2019

Chicago's new mayor vows to stop gun violence After taking the oath of office, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she has "no higher calling" than restoring safety and peace in the city's neighborhoods. (May 20)        ...
21:39, 05/20/2019

Singapore PM says call to curb online violence ‘effective’ SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says a global call to curb the spread of hate and extremism on internet platforms is an “effective” response to the New Zealand mosque attacks, but stopped short of endorsi...
11:39, 05/17/2019

John Carpenter looms over a day of madness and violence at Cannes Of the three film festivals that happen at the same time as Cannes in Cannes, Quinzaine (or Directors’ Fortnight) is the one that comes closest to rivaling the main one in prestige, importance, and quality of selections. Two days in, it’s too early t...
16:52, 05/16/2019

US Abstains From Global Pledge to Curb Online Violence The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep Internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organise extremist groups and broadcast attacks....
15:13, 05/16/2019

Tackling gun violence in Arizona since 2011 Tucson shooting PHOENIX- On January 8, 2011, Tucson experienced a mass shooting when a gunman opened fire at a U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords Congress On Your Corner event, killing six people and injuring others. Following the shooting, the Arizona Criminal J...
06:52, 08/10/2019

Walmart removes images of violence in stores after shooting FILE = In this Dec. 15, 2010 file photo, a view of the entertainment section of a Wal-Mart store is seen in Alexandria, Va. Walmart is taking down all signs and displays from its stores that depict violence, following a mass shooting at its El Paso, ...
06:52, 08/10/2019

Revealed: priest’s role in stemming 1970s IRA violence New book claims former cleric Denis Bradley helped halt attacks during earliest years of TroublesIn 1993, a year before the IRA first laid down its arms, the existence of a secret “back channel” between Martin McGuinness and MI6 was revealed on the f...
15:26, 08/10/2019

Donovan Mitchell calls for end to gun violence as USA win World Cup tune-up Team USA defeat Boomers before 51,218 at Marvel StadiumKemba Walker (23 points) leads USA in World Cup tune-upDonovan Mitchell writes message for gun violence victims With his team playing on a raised basketball court in a stadium normally used for s...
18:26, 08/22/2019

Refugee law changes will hurt victims of domestic violence, advocates say In the U.S., domestic violence is no longer grounds for asylum claims. Canada has moved to prevent people from making refugee claims in Canada if they have made similar claims in certain other countries, including the United States....
23:13, 05/08/2019

Trump Says Background Checks Would Not Have Prevented Recent Gun Violence As the United States grappled with yet another mass shooting event on Sunday, President Donald Trump said that background checks on gun purchasers would not have prevented recent gun violence in the......
11:52, 09/02/2019

Venezuela defense minister says 'act of violence partly defeated' Venezuelan Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino said "acts of violence" by some members of the armed forces on Tuesday had been "partly defeated" and that the military's top ranks remained "loyal to the constitution."...
20:52, 04/30/2019

Russia accuses Venezuelan opposition of resorting to violence Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday accused the opposition in Venezuela of resorting to violence in what it said was a brazen attempt to draw the country's armed forces into clashes....
20:52, 04/30/2019

New Estonian minister probed over alleged domestic violence Estonian authorities say a criminal investigation into suspected domestic violence has been launched against a new government member just hours after he assumed office....
17:26, 04/30/2019

Russia jails protester for three years for violence against police A Russian court sentenced a protester to three years in jail on Wednesday after finding him guilty of using violence against a police officer at an opposition rally this summer....
13:13, 09/04/2019

Islamists in Sudan cancel rally over fears of violence Islamists in Sudan who were allied with ousted autocrat Omar al-Bashir say they have cancelled a planned rally for fear of violence from the protesters who drove him from power earlier this month....
12:00, 04/29/2019

'You cannot arrest us all' - Hong Kong protesters defend use of violence A health worker, a civil servant, a business owner and a policeman's son are among the group of people filing upstairs to a secret address in Kowloon, where we can meet in safety....
19:13, 09/06/2019

145 CEOs implore Senate to act on gun violence, saying doing nothing is ‘simply unacceptable’ In the latest attempt by corporate America to pressure Congress for action on the issue, the chief executives of Levi Strauss, Twitter, Reddit and others urged for the expansion of background checks to all gun sales and for stronger “red flag” laws....
22:52, 09/12/2019

Violence Erupts in Hong Kong as Protesters Defy Ban Police fired blue dye from water cannons and volleys of tear gas to disperse protesters besieging Hong Kong’s government headquarters, as tens of thousands took to the streets in defiance of a ban on demonstrations....
18:13, 08/31/2019

Violence Flares at May Day Rally in Paris, and Police Arrest About 200 The police in France fired tear gas after violence broke out at the labor rally, with masked vandals mixing with demonstrators, smashing vehicles and throwing rocks....
00:39, 05/02/2019

UN report condemns sexual violence by Myanmar military A U.N. fact-finding mission says sexual violence by Myanmar’s security forces against the country’s Muslim Rohingya minority was so widespread and severe that it demonstrates intent to commit genocide...
00:26, 08/23/2019

Trump calls on people of Gaza to ‘end the violence’ against Israel President Trump on Sunday called on the people of Gaza to “end the violence” and make peace with Israel. The president’s appeal came as cross-border fighting between Hamas militants and Israel continued into a third day Sunday, in t...
04:00, 05/06/2019

‘Red flag laws’ offer tool for preventing some gun violence After a white supremacist discussed plans on Facebook for a mass shooting at a synagogue, police in Washington used a new law to quickly seize his 12 firearms, long before he was convicted of any crime. But when a Tennessee father became alarmed abou...
22:52, 08/24/2019

Israel halts gas supplies from Tamar due to Gaza violence Israel's energy minister decided on Sunday to temporarily halt natural gas supplies from the offshore field Tamar due to a surge in violence with Gaza militants, the ministry said in a statement....
19:26, 05/05/2019

Mexico's 'glitter revolution' targets violence against women Protests called in response to alleged rape of girl by police officers aim for change in a country where 10 women are murdered every daySandra Aguilar-Gomez remembers an atmosphere of camaraderie and celebration when thousands of Mexican women took t...
00:52, 08/27/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says the escalation of violence is becoming more serious Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the escalation of violence in anti-government protests that have rocked the Asian financial center for three months is becoming more serious....
01:13, 08/28/2019

Stalemate in Venezuela persists after days of protests and violence. What comes next? In the fourth month of their standoff, President Nicolás Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó are unable to deliver a knock-out blow as Venezuela spirals deeper into neglect, isolation and desperation....
03:00, 05/04/2019

Mexico violence: Alarming parallels to previous brutalities Mexico’s large-scale offensive against cartels that began in 2006 unleashed violence unprecedented since the Mexican Revolution, and events this year bear a disturbing similarity to killings of immense brutality at what was the drug war’s bloodiest p...
23:39, 08/30/2019

As D-Day landings fade from memory, a veteran grapples with violence of war Leon Gautier landed on Sword Beach in a hail of enemy fire on June 6, 1944, one of the first wave of French commandos to storm the Normandy beachfront defended by Hitler's troops. Seventy-five years......
19:39, 05/21/2019

Odubel Herrera Arrested For Suspected Domestic Violence Multiple outlets are reporting that Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera was arrested Monday night after police responded to a report of domestic violence in Atlantic City, New Jersey....
22:52, 05/28/2019

Violence and graft to test El Salvador's maverick new president El Salvador's maverick new president takes office on Saturday pledging to battle violence, poverty, corruption and mass migration to the United States - but will have to do all that without a congressional majority....
01:13, 05/31/2019

One Man Could Decide Washington’s Response to Gun Violence: Mitch McConnell After President Trump stopped short of a broad legislative response to the weekend’s massacres, lawmakers in both parties said Mr. McConnell held the key....
13:26, 08/06/2019

Duplicity, Grace and Violence: New Spanish-Language Fiction One novel transports readers to 1970s Spain, roiled by the Basque militants; another is about a Spanish-born MI6 agent; a third follows a political prisoner in Uruguay....
01:26, 08/06/2019

Chicago Has Its Worst Weekend of Gun Violence in 2019 as 7 Are Killed Another 52 people were wounded by gunfire throughout Chicago from Friday evening to Sunday, as much of the nation’s attention was focused on shootings in Ohio and Texas....
13:26, 08/06/2019

| Almost 950 killed in a month of northwest Syria violence - monitor A spike in violence in and around a jihadist bastion in northwest Syria has killed 948 people in a month, almost a third of them civilians, a war monitor said....
23:00, 05/31/2019

Anger rises after yet another wave of Brazil prison violence Their fury rising, relatives of dozens of the 55 inmates killed in Brazil prison riots this week are still waiting for authorities to turn over the bodies of their loved ones...
08:26, 05/30/2019

MLS star calls out Congress on gun violence after scoring goal WASHINGTON — Alejandro Bedoya made a statement about gun violence in the nation’s capital. After scoring the opening goal in the Philadelphia Union’s 5-1 victory over D.C. United on Sunday night, Bedoya ran to an on-field microphone and s...
14:39, 08/05/2019

'This Isn't a Mystery': Dayton Gunman Had Documented Obsession With Violence Memorials now line the streets of Dayton, Ohio,’s historic Oregon District, just one day after a masked gunman shot and killed nine people early Sunday morning....
03:26, 08/06/2019

McDonald's workers protest workplace violence McDonald's workers in Chicago say they feel unsafe at work after witnessing gunfire and other acts of violence inside their restaurants. They protested outside a South Side store on Wednesday. (May 22).        ...
05:00, 05/23/2019

Late night slams Congress for inaction on gun violence See what all of the late night hosts, from Stephen Colbert to Jimmy Kimmel, had to say about gun violence in America in the wake of the shootings in El Paso and Dayton....
16:39, 08/06/2019

Soldiers patrol India's Kolkata after election violence Soldiers patrolled the centre of Kolkata, the capital of India's West Bengal state, on Wednesday a day after rival political supporters clashed during campaigning for the country's general election....
17:26, 05/15/2019

El Paso lands in heart of debates over gun violence and immigration Artist Manuel Oliver had planned to unveil his mural on Sunday at a community event in El Paso, the latest of his works to celebrate the life of his murdered son....
11:00, 08/05/2019

Congo violence sparks fears over UK Ebola response Attacks on health clinics provoke concern that disclosing details of funding might ‘put a target on the head’ of medical workersThe UK has agreed not to publicly disclose how much funding has been allocated to the Ebola response in the Democratic Rep...
14:13, 05/22/2019

Opinion: MLS right not to punish Alejandro Bedoya for speaking out against gun violence MLS chose on Monday not to discipline the Philadelphia Union's Alejandro Bedoya, who used an on-field microphone to make a plea for gun control.       ...
04:13, 08/06/2019

Afghans deported from Germany face violence, other perils Since 2016, Germany has deported about 600 Afghans whose applications for asylum were rejected. When they land, they are given €150 and left to fend for themselves. Observers say this practice is irresponsible....
17:13, 05/26/2019

Ex-Jaguars linebacker arrested on domestic violence charge JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Former Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Blair Brown has been arrested on a domestic violence charge. Brown turned himself in Wednesday, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, and was expected to remain in the D...
02:52, 05/30/2019

Trump blames shootings on 'glorification of violence' – video Donald Trump has blamed ‘the glorification of violence’ in a speech that identified video games, the internet and mental illness – but not guns – as the cause of the attacks that left at least 30 dead and 53 injured in less than 24 hours over the wee...
21:52, 08/05/2019

The Latest: Barr in Alaska to talk about Native violence ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Attorney General William Barr’s visit to Alaska (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Tribal representatives told U.S. Attorney General William Barr that rural Alaska Natives suffer from multiple public safety...
02:52, 05/30/2019

Joe Biden says video games may play role in gun violence Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden agreed with President Trump’s sentiments Monday that violence in video games could be connected with rising gun violence in the U.S., saying video games teach children it’s OK to just shoot somebody and “bl...
08:13, 08/06/2019

Hong Kong students rally peacefully after weekend violence Thousands of Hong Kong university and school students boycotted class and rallied peacefully for democracy on Monday, the latest acts of defiance in an anti-government movement that has plunged the Chinese-ruled city into crisis....
18:00, 09/02/2019

Lindsey Graham pushes 'red flag' bill to curb gun violence Sen. Lindsey Graham said Monday he will propose bipartisan legislation to encourage more states to adopt “red flag” laws after a pair of horrific mass shootings.The South Carolina Republican’s announcement came soon after President Donald Trump also...
22:13, 08/05/2019

UN Chief's Report On Children Caught In Violence "Selective", Says India India has strongly expressed its disappointment over UN chief Antonio Guterres, in his recent report, including situations in India that are neither armed conflicts nor a threat to international......
12:39, 08/03/2019

Mexico’s New Drug War May Have Escalated in Scale, Violence from Years Past (COATZACOALCOS, Mexico) — Mexico’s drug war appears to be back — and it may be worse this time around than in the bloody years of the government’s 2006-2012 offensive against drug cartels. Back then, the worst of the violence ...
02:13, 09/02/2019

A weekend of mass murder reflects how American violence goes viral A spasm of gun violence in El Paso, Dayton and Chicago illustrates an array of American social disorders, including the lone wolf shooter backed by an online mob....
02:39, 08/05/2019

Southern Arizona family raising awareness for domestic violence TUCSON —  A Southern Arizona mother is grieving the loss of her daughter who was shot and killed just a few weeks ago. On Saturday, the family of 25-year-old Marilynn Pacheco held a car wash near Alvernon and Grant to raise money for emergency ...
05:26, 07/14/2019

Panel Formed To Draft Central Law For Checking Violence Against Doctors The Union Health Ministry has entrusted an eight-member sub-committee with the task of drafting a central law to check violence against doctors and other medical professionals, a long-standing demand......
01:52, 07/14/2019

Mahatma Gandhi Was Spiritual Leader Of US Non-Violence Movement: Pelosi Mahatma Gandhi was the spiritual leader of America's non-violence movement, Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi has said as she described how the Indian leader influenced American......
23:39, 07/11/2019

Brazil's cocaine trade leaves widespread violence in its wake Forest fires in the Amazon are not the only thing wreaking havoc in Brazil. The country is plagued by violent crime, which is fueled by the international drug trade, writes Anabel Hernandez....
12:00, 08/28/2019

Papua protests: capital Jayapura burns during night of violence Indonesian president calls for calm after more than 1,000 protesters take to streets amid unrest over racial slurs and calls for independence Protesters in Indonesia’s easternmost region of Papua have set buildings ablaze in the provincial capital Ja...
06:26, 08/30/2019

US fast-food workers demand better pay amid growing violence A bill making its way through the Senate would set the hourly wage at $15 nationwide, to be enacted over six yearsMaria Torres followed eight sprinting co-workers into the kitchen’s walk-in fridge, screaming “Gun!” They locked the door against an arm...
10:00, 08/04/2019

Mets’ Wally Backman arrested on domestic violence charges Former Mets second-baseman Wally Backman was arrested on Long Island for allegedly shoving his girlfriend into a wall Friday morning and stopping her from calling cops, officials said. Backman, who was part of the 1986 World Series champion Mets and ...
12:13, 08/31/2019

| All Blacks coach winds back on domestic violence comments All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has moved to clarify comments he made in the wake of Sevu Reece's selection that downplayed the role of gender in domestic violence....
10:13, 07/10/2019

'Incel' violence is horrific, but Joker is complex, and doesn't take sides Alarmist reactions to the ‘rightwing’ film – starring Joaquin Phoenix as a needy, dangerous wannabe star comic – overlook its subtler pointsTodd Phillips’s Joker had its world premiere at the Venice film festival only on Saturday, so it’s impressive ...
18:52, 09/02/2019

Hong Kong lawmaker: China may boost pressure after violence A pro-democracy lawmaker who tried to stop Hong Kong protesters from breaking into the legislature says China will likely use the vandalism as a reason to increase pressure on the Chinese territory...
04:26, 07/04/2019

145 business leaders implore Senate to act on gun violence, saying doing nothing is ‘simply unacceptable’ Signatories to a letter sent Thursday include the heads of major retailers, tech firms, financial institutions, including Levi Strauss, Twitter, Uber, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Yelp, Bain Capital and Reddit....
14:39, 09/12/2019

'Hey Congress, do something': Bedoya uses goal celebration to demand end to gun violence – video Philadelphia Union captain Alejandro Bedoya brought attention to this weekend’s mass shootings in Ohio and Texas when he called out Congress after scoring for his team in Washington DC.After Bedoya scored his team’s opening goal in their 5-1 win over...
12:39, 08/05/2019

| South Africa apologises to Nigeria after anti-migrant violence A South African envoy expressed the country's "sincerest apologies" to Nigeria after a wave of anti-migrant attacks swept through Johannesburg and surrounding cities in recent weeks, fuelling diplomatic tensions....
00:39, 09/17/2019

Mexican capital deploys National Guard to stem violence The mayor of the Mexican capital says the National Guard will be deployed throughout the city as the metropolis struggles to contain rising violent crime...
01:13, 06/30/2019

Domestic violence deaths in Britain reach five-year high The number of people killed in Britain due to domestic violence jumped to a five-year high in 2018, according to information released by police departments in England and Wales Friday....
22:52, 09/13/2019

UN votes to make tackling central Mali violence a priority The Security Council has voted unanimously to beef up the mandate of the more than 16,000-strong peacekeeping mission in Mali to help tackle escalating violence and re-establish government authority in the central part of the troubled West African na...
21:39, 06/28/2019

What a Rising Tide of Violence Against Muslims in India Says About Modi’s Second Term On June 22, a viral video did the rounds on social media in India. A young Muslim man tied up, bleeding profusely all over his body, hands folded, was being lynched by a mob that forced him to chant of ‘Jai Shri Ram’ and ‘Jai Hanuma...
20:26, 06/28/2019

Dozens of CEOs call on Senate to tackle gun violence: reports More than 100 chief executives of some of the nation's most well-known companies on Thursday called on the U.S. Senate to take action to tackle gun violence, including expanding background checks and strengthening so-called red flag laws, according t...
00:13, 09/14/2019

Hong Kong: violence follows calls for Trump to 'liberate' territory Protesters clash with police in shopping districts after rally to petition US to ‘resist Beijing’Hong Kong police have fired teargas to disperse protesters in the upmarket Causeway Bay shopping district, after demonstrators rallied at the US consulat...
20:26, 09/08/2019

Alejandro Bedoya Scores Goal, Calls For Congress To "End Gun Violence" During the goal celebration after he scored in today’s D.C. United-Philadelphia Union match, Union midfielder Alejandro Bedoya picked up a pitch-side microphone and said into it,“Hey Congress, do something, now! End gun violence!”:...
12:39, 08/05/2019

Thousands protest in South Africa over rising violence against women President promises to do more after the most deadly month for violent crimes against women country has ever seenThousands of South African women took to the streets on Thursday to protest at the government’s failure to deal with rising violence again...
08:52, 09/06/2019

South African president condemns anti-foreigner violence Five killed and businesses attacked in wave of violence against immigrants Police in South Africa are struggling to contain an outbreak of violence against foreigners in major cities that has claimed five lives, ruined dozens of businesses and brough...
20:52, 09/03/2019

Beto O'Rourke says 'we can't rely on corporations' on gun violence after Walmart move Presidential contender Beto O'Rourke praised Walmart's decision to step back from ammunition sales on Tuesday but said the move is not enough....
22:26, 09/03/2019

Opinion: Goal celebration that demanded Congress act against gun violence was patriotism at its best Alejandro Bedoya used his goal celebration to demand Congress 'do something' amid a rash of mass shootings in the United States.       ...
17:52, 08/05/2019

| Pope Francis arrives for Africa tour in violence-hit Mozambique Pope Francis arrives in Mozambique at the start of a three-nation tour of Indian Ocean African countries hard hit by poverty, conflict and natural disaster....
18:39, 09/04/2019

Zambia calls off match with South Africa because of xenophobic violence The ugliness of the real world has infiltrated the beautiful game as a football match between Zambia and South Africa was canceled because of a spate of xenophobic attacks in Johannesburg and Pretoria....
19:52, 09/04/2019

Macron listened to a domestic violence hotline — which led to an investigation into police In a move that was supposed to demonstrate the French government's commitment to ending domestic violence, President Emmanuel Macron listened in on calls being taken by a hotline operator....
23:52, 09/04/2019

Calm returns to Hong Kong after protests erupt into violence A tense calm descended on Hong Kong early on Tuesday, hours after police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters who had stormed the legislature in chaotic scenes to protest against an extradition bill in a direct challenge to Beijing....
06:39, 07/02/2019

U.S. Deal With Taliban Meets Afghan Resistance as Violence Intensifies Officials say the deal lacks protections to ensure the Taliban keep their promises. “The people of Afghanistan have been bitten by this snake before.”...
00:26, 09/06/2019

Violence flares after protest march in downtown Hong Kong Police have fired water cannons and tear gas at protesters who lobbed Molotov cocktails outside the Hong Kong government office complex, as violence flared anew after thousands of pro-democracy supporters marched through downtown...
14:13, 09/15/2019

Gang violence leaves more than 50 dead in Brazil prison riot Prisoners decapitated and asphyxiated in city of Altamira, in dispute linked to local drug tradeAt least 52 people have been killed in a gruesome gang battle that broke out in an prison in the Brazilian Amazon on Monday morning.Officials said a local...
22:39, 07/29/2019

What Research Shows About the Alleged Link Between Mental Illness and Gun Violence "Mental illness and hate pulls the trigger, not the gun," President Trump said. But the connection between mental illness and gun violence is less clear....
08:39, 08/06/2019

US Official Urges "All Sides To Refrain From Violence" In Hong Kong A senior official in the administration of US President Donald Trump on Monday urged "all sides" to avoid violence in Hong Kong, while calling for political tolerance....
23:00, 08/12/2019

Fight against youth violence gets £10m boost after donation from packaging billionaires Tetra Pak heir Hans Rausing and his wife Julia have donated £10 million to help launch a pioneering initiative to combat the "staggering" levels of youth violence in London....
08:39, 08/13/2019

Mother brings ashes of child lost to gun violence to interview Stephanie Pizzoferrato, whose story about losing her daughter to gun violence brought 2020 presidential candidate Andrew Yang to tears, speaks with CNN's Kate Bolduan about gun control....
12:13, 08/13/2019

2 Moms Who Fought Gun Violence in Chicago Killed in Drive-By Shooting: 'Who's Next?' Andrea Stoudemire and Chantell Grant dedicated their lives to combating the rampant gun violence tearing apart their neighborhood on the South Side of Chicago, only to meet their untimely demise courtesy of stray bullets....
23:52, 07/31/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam condemns Sunday's violence Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Monday condemned the violence that broke out hours earlier when weapon-wielding masked assailants attacked pro-democracy protesters, journalists and citizens at a subway station....
11:13, 07/23/2019

Hong Kong Tycoon Warns Protesters and Beijing Against Violence Hong Kong’s richest man bought the full front pages of many local newspapers to run a pair of ads—one aimed at the Chinese government, the other at demonstrators....
18:39, 08/16/2019

Violence escalates in Zimbabwe as court rules against opposition protests Tensions between Zimbabwe's main opposition party and President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government escalated into violence in the country's capital on Friday after a court ruled against a planned opposition protest....
22:13, 08/16/2019

Violence spikes in Afghanistan – is peace with Taliban a good idea? Violent attacks in Afghanistan have continued despite ongoing peace talks between the Taliban and the US in Qatar. Is the international engagement with the Taliban actually emboldening Islamist militants?...
20:13, 07/31/2019

Where gun violence abounds, honoring loved ones with ‘Rest in Peace’ shirts RIP shirts have become visible ways of grieving loved ones, giving faces and names to victims whose deaths might otherwise slip into an anonymous pile of statistics....
23:26, 08/10/2019

Portland mayor distances self from Antifa violence in his city: 'I wasn't even here' Portland, Ore., Mayor Ted Wheeler seemed to shun responsibility for allowing Antifa to freely roam the streets and commit violence in the city, insisting he always orders the police to “enforce the law.”...
15:52, 07/25/2019

FBI finds gunman in Dayton, Ohio, rampage was obsessed with violence The gunman who killed his sister and eight other people in Dayton, Ohio, before he was slain by police had a history of violent obsessions and previously mused about committing mass murder, an FBI official said on Tuesday....
16:26, 08/07/2019

Protesters clash in Hong Kong as cycle of violence intensifies Hong Kong police clashed with thousands of protesters on Sunday, as they sought to defend China's main representative office from crowds seething over what many see as an increasing cycle of violence against them....
19:52, 07/28/2019

Burst of Violence Grips Philippine Island, and Some See Duterte’s Hand Local politicians and educators have been killed in a spasm of violence that has taken 20 lives in the last two weeks on the central Philippine island of Negros....
06:13, 07/30/2019

Bigotry makes politicians ‘complicit in the violence that follows’ : UN independent experts Responding to the mass shootings in Texas and Ohio on Saturday, a group of independent UN experts has called out the “increased use of divisive language”, as well as attempts to marginalise racial, ethnic and religious minorities”, by some politician...
01:39, 08/08/2019

USA Today HQ evacuated on reports of armed man, no evidence of violence or injuries Hundreds of office workers at the building, which houses other firms besides the newspaper, were brought outside by police, the USA Today reported on its website....
05:13, 08/08/2019

Ivanka Trump’s tweets about Chicago violence include errors CHICAGO (AP) — Ivanka Trump is weighing in on last weekend’s violence in Chicago with two tweets that include some factual mistakes. In one of two Tuesday tweets, President Donald Trump’s daughter writes that as the country grieves about ...
01:00, 08/07/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Clash With Police at March Against Mob Violence Police fired round after round of tear gas to disperse tens of thousands of demonstrators who defied an official ban and flooded Hong Kong’s residential town of Yuen Long Saturday, bringing their months-long pro-democracy protests to the doorst...
13:39, 07/27/2019

Hong Kong protesters charged with rioting as violence flares Supporters gather outside court where accused appeared, chanting ‘liberate Hong Kong’ More than 20 people have appeared in court in Hong Kong charged with rioting, as hundreds of supporters gathered outside the building chanting “revolution of our ti...
11:00, 07/31/2019

Hong Kong’s Leader Offers No Solutions After Night of Violence Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam failed Monday to allay public anger over violent attacks in the city overnight, condemning what she called “riotous” protesters who vandalized a Chinese government building before expressing “regret”...
11:52, 07/22/2019

The DeanBeat: The gray areas of video game violence and addiction The game industry has focused on countering renewed claims that violent games cause violence, but they should be worried about the gray areas.Read More...
23:26, 08/16/2019

Trump says US should build more mental health institutions to combat gun violence "I think we have to start building institutions again because, you know, if you look at the '60s and '70s, so many of these institutions were closed," Trump says....
05:26, 08/17/2019

Trump condemns role of video games in ‘glorification of violence’ President Donald Trump condemned the role that video games in creating a culture of "the glorification of violence in our society" and said it has to stop.Read More...
01:52, 08/06/2019

Facebook admits it’s still being exploited to incite ethnic violence in Myanmar Facebook said it removed 216 social media pages, groups, and accounts in Myanmar, where it continues to be exploited in an ethnic cleansing campaign.Read More...
02:52, 08/23/2019

Polish city holds first LGBTQ pride parade despite far-right violence A Polish city celebrated its first-ever LGBTQ equality march on Saturday, but it struck a starkly different tone to the joyous and hedonistic affairs associated with pride parades....
11:52, 07/21/2019

French city braces for violence after festival-goer’s death The western French city of Nantes is imposing exceptional security measures amid growing public anger over the drowning of a local man following a violent clash between police and people attending a music festival...
13:00, 08/02/2019

Qatari envoy says Israel, Hamas committed to truce despite violence Israel and the Islamist group Hamas have no desire to go to war despite an uptick in violence, the Qatari envoy who helped mediate a truce between the sides along the volatile Gaza border, said on Saturday....
04:00, 08/25/2019

Hong Kong leader condemns 'rioters' for Sunday's violence Hong Kong's embattled leader, Carrie Lam, on Monday condemned the protesters who clashed with police the night previous inside an upscale shopping mall as "rioters" while defending the actions of law enforcement....
07:39, 07/16/2019

Hong Kong’s Leader, Faced With More Clashes, Condemns Violence Carrie Lam is scrambling to assert her government’s authority after several increasingly volatile demonstrations and a surge in anti-police sentiment....
17:52, 07/15/2019

US athletes warned they will face punishment if they protest against racism and gun violence "U.S. athletes Race Imboden and Gwen Berry have been placed on probation for 12 months for their political protests at the Pan Am Games, USA Today reported on Tuesday."...
23:13, 08/22/2019

Every cop in this Alaskan police department has a domestic violence record: report Every cop in one Alaska city has a domestic violence record — including the chief, a shocking new investigation into lax hiring standards at police departments throughout the state has revealed. Understaffed, low-paying departments across the s...
02:00, 07/19/2019

Migrants traveling through Mexico to the U.S. face high violence risk (Reuters Health) - Nearly one third of migrants traveling through Mexico to the U.S. experience physical, psychological and/or sexual violence during their journey, a new study finds....
23:13, 08/22/2019

McConnell willing to consider ‘bipartisan’ gun violence solutions, opposes 'infringing' on rights Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell – a Republican who has been lambasted by Democrats for refusing to allow votes on gun control legislation – said Monday he is willing to consider “bipartisan” solutions in the wake of the mass shootings in El Pa...
08:13, 08/06/2019

Chicago suffers bloody weekend as gun violence leaves seven dead Mass shootings command widespread media coverage, but lost in the national conversations about guns are everyday killings As deadly mass shootings devastated communities in Texas and Ohio and reignited calls for lawmakers to act on gun reform, Chicag...
05:00, 08/06/2019

Hong Kong protests turn chaotic but avoid violence Protests turned chaotic Saturday but ultimately ended without violence, as Hong Kong's long summer of discontent continued to simmer for an 11th straight weekend....
22:00, 08/18/2019

| Chad declares emergency in east after dozens die in ethnic violence Chad's President Idriss Deby declared a state of emergency in two eastern provinces, authorising summary shootings to "save the majority", after violent intercommunal clashes left dozens dead earlier this month....
19:39, 08/20/2019

Trump blames 'glorification of violence' but not guns after mass shootings President identifies video games, the internet and mental illness but makes no mention of new restrictions on firearmsDonald Trump has blamed “the glorification of violence” in a speech that identified video games, the internet and mental illness – b...
05:00, 08/06/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Demand Inquiry Into Police Violence Antagonism is growing between protesters and the Hong Kong police force, which is accused of using excessively violent tactics at antigovernment demonstrations....
10:52, 07/21/2019

3 White Supremacists Get Prison Time for Charlottesville Rally Violence Three members of the white supremacist group Rise Above Movement were sentenced to more than two years in prison on Friday for attacking protesters at the 2017 “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia....
01:39, 07/21/2019

Inmate violence up 50 per cent at London prison Wormwood Scrubs The number of assaults has risen sharply at a London prison involved in a flagship government violence-reduction project, the Ministry of Justice admitted today....
18:26, 08/22/2019

How Much Violence Against Women Is Too Much to Depict Onscreen? The Nightingale Offers One Answer A young woman guides her horse through a forest, her face smeared with blood. The steely look in her eye shows she’s endured something unspeakable, her focus trained on exacting revenge upon the perpetrator. This is Clare, the protagonist of Au...
19:00, 08/02/2019

Syria violence kills dozens of troops and civilians in north BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian opposition activists say government airstrikes and intense shelling on rebel-held areas in northwest Syria have claimed the lives of dozens of people. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and the opposition’...
18:39, 06/15/2019

Uneasy calm in Hong Kong after day of violence over extradition bill Hong Kong riot police and protesters braced for possible further clashes across the city's financial district on Thursday after a day of violence over an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
23:52, 06/12/2019

Off-duty officer dies in domestic violence at Michigan home GARDEN CITY, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say an off-duty Detroit police officer has died following what was described as domestic violence at a home in a suburban community. Detroit police spokesman Cpl. Dan Donakowski tells The Detroit News that the vi...
16:13, 06/03/2019

Domestic violence against men – German states move to break taboos For the first time ever, two German states are launching an initiative to help male victims of domestic violence. Officials in Bavaria and North Rhine-Westphalia say they want to break the taboos surrounding the topic....
11:39, 06/19/2019

Mexican state of Veracruz plagued by bloody shadow of violence In just the first few months of 2019, the Mexican coastal state of Veracruz has been plagued by bloodshed -- on the streets, in drive-by shootings and even with a massacre at a family gathering....
14:49, 04/28/2019

Recent violence puts U.S. mosques on guard as Ramadan begins Mass shootings at places of worship have Muslims on high alert as they begin to celebrate the holy month of Ramadan, with some hiring armed guards at the mosques....
23:26, 05/06/2019

Reports of ceasefire between Gaza and Israel after days of violence – video Palestinian officials said Egypt has mediated a ceasefire between Hamas and Israel to end a recent surge of violence. Reports of a ceasefire came not long after Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered a build-up of military along the Gaza b...
18:00, 05/06/2019

Greek Cup final to limit fans over crowd violence fears Greek Cup final between champion PAOK Thessaloniki and AEK Athens to be played before limited number of fans due to fears of crowd violence        ...
15:52, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Israel halts gas supplies from Tamar due to Gaza violence Israel's energy minister decided on Sunday to temporarily halt natural gas supplies from the offshore field Tamar due to a surge in violence with Gaza militants, the ministry said in a statement....
21:39, 05/05/2019

Israeli man killed by rocket fire from Gaza as violence worsens An early morning rocket from the Gaza Strip killed an Israeli man Sunday outside a home in the coastal city of Ashkelon amid a massive wave of attacks, marking the first Israeli casualty from rocket fire since the 2014 war with Hamas militants....
14:52, 05/05/2019

Democrats slam McConnell for delay on domestic violence bill WASHINGTON (AP) — Frustrated Democrats are ramping up their rhetoric as they pressure the Senate’s Republican leader to allow a vote on a bill that helps victims of domestic and sexual violence. At a news conference on Wednesday, Rep. Jackie Sp...
01:39, 05/23/2019

The world over, people in crisis suffer sexual violence – this scourge must end Tackling gender violence in crises requires changes of response and focus – as delegates in Oslo for a major summit will be toldNomtaz Begum had lived all her life in Myanmar. Two years ago, men in uniform came to her village. They killed the men the...
15:39, 05/23/2019

Gaza violence escalates after militants launch rocket attacks Gaza militants fired more than 400 rockets at Israel over the past day in one of the deadliest escalations in in years. The clashes included the first Israeli fatality from rocket fire since 2014....
10:26, 05/05/2019

Violence rages in Libya as fighters attempt to advance into Tripoli The Libya National Army (LNA) force of Khalifa Haftar, who is allied to a parallel government in the east, started an offensive to take Tripoli almost two months ago but has not breached the city's southern defences....
23:52, 05/25/2019

Gaza-Israel violence flares into second day with rocket attacks, air strikes Gaza militants fired more than 250 rockets into Israeli towns and villages through Saturday, while Israel hit back with tank shelling and air strikes that Palestinian officials said killed four people....
00:13, 05/05/2019

Women in Bolivia using theater to fight gender-based violence LA PAZ, Bolivia — On stage, amid the hubbub of a Bolivian street market, women recount their stories of abuse at the hands of men. But the violence depicted in the play isn’t just make-believe for the 22 indigenous actresses: It’s based on their own ...
04:26, 05/28/2019

U.N. labor body adopts #MeToo pact against violence at work The U.N. agency overseeing international labor standards adopted on Friday a new treaty against violence and harassment in the workplace, fueled by the women's #MeToo movement....
16:26, 06/21/2019

Political violence against women tracked for first time as attacks soar Analysts to compile database to track spike in cases, with female politicians and campaigners increasingly targetedViolence targeted against female politicians and activists will be tracked for the first time by a global database, amid indications of...
13:39, 06/10/2019

Muhlaysia Booker: an advocate against trans violence is mourned in Texas Before her death, Booker spoke about her attack, which was captured on video, to raise awareness about violence faced by transgender womenA week after enduring a sustained beating in front of a jeering crowd, Muhlaysia Booker spoke out about her orde...
17:52, 05/21/2019

Violence, poverty reign in Honduran city where caravans form Honduras’ second biggest city is where caravan after caravan of migrants have formed in recent months to head north into Mexico and on toward the United States, fleeing violence, poverty, corruption and chaos...
07:13, 05/13/2019

Prohibitory Orders Imposed In Bengal's Bhatpara After Poll Violence The Election Commission on Monday imposed prohibitory orders in Bhatpara in North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal, following violence in the area during the assembly by-election on Sunday, a......
02:52, 05/21/2019

Chicago woman killed, baby cut from womb in ‘unspeakable act of violence’ he newborn was in grave condition and not expected to survive, and three people were taken into custody, with charges including murder expected to be filed Thursday afternoon, a police spokesman said....
01:26, 05/17/2019

Guatemala to elect president amid tensions over violence, migration Guatemalans on Sunday will vote for a new president, who will face the challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has convulsed the country and helped spur illegal immigration to the United States, fueling tensions with President Donald Trump....
12:26, 06/16/2019

‘They have free rein’: Rio residents fear police violence under far-right rule New governor promised ‘slaughter’ of gangsters, drawing comparisons with bloody Philippines drug warThe residents were chatting outside when the police helicopter swooped over the polluted river at the end of their street in Rio’s sprawling Maré fave...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Wrong To Blame "Outsiders" For Political Violence In Bengal: RSS Chief Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat Sunday lamented the "political violence" in West Bengal and said calling those protesting against such killings as "outsiders" was wrong....
10:39, 06/17/2019

Cuomo announces new crackdown on fare-beaters, transit violence Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced a new crackdown on fare evasion and transit violence in the city, with 500 officers sent to police 50 subway stations and 50 bus routes. Among the ranks will be 200 redeployed MTA cops, 100 Bridge and Tunnels off...
23:13, 06/17/2019

EU: Sudan military responsible for deaths, violence committed against the public The European Union said Monday it holds the ruling Transition Military Council responsible for the deaths of over a hundred people in Sudan since the military cracked down on peaceful protesters earlier this month....
11:13, 06/18/2019

300,000 flee flare-up of ethnic violence in north-eastern DR Congo More than 300,000 people have been forced to flee resurgent inter-ethnic violence in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) just this month, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Tuesday....
17:13, 06/18/2019

Amid Battle With BJP Over Kolkata Violence, Trinamool Cites "Evidence" Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress has claimed to have "irrefutable evidence" that BJP goons are responsible for yesterday's violence at Amit Shah's rally and the vandalism at Vidyasagar College in......
19:52, 05/15/2019

Facebook sets new rules to keep violence, abusive content offline Social giant Facebook will spend millions on research to develop ways to prevent users from utilizing its livestream feature for nefarious purposes, like the gunman who broadcast an attack on two mosques in New Zealand....
14:52, 05/15/2019

Shanahan pulls out of Pentagon job as reports emerge of family violence Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan abandoned his quest for the top Pentagon job on Tuesday as reports emerged of domestic violence in his family, plunging the leadership of the U.S. military into new uncertainty just as tensions with Iran are ...
23:39, 06/18/2019

BJP's Tajinder Bagga Trends As He Claims 2 am Arrest Over Rally Violence Tajinder Bagga, a Delhi BJP leader, alleged today that he was arrested at 2 am in Kolkata hours after the Amit Shah roadshow that ended in clashes, arson and vandalism of a statue of iconic Bengali......
14:52, 05/15/2019

Shanahan pulls out of Pentagon job as domestic violence reports emerge Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday he had withdrawn from consideration to head the U.S. military as reports of domestic violence in his family surfaced, stoking uncertainty about the leadership of the Pentagon as tensions with ...
00:00, 06/19/2019

1,200 Doctors Of Chandigarh's PGIMER Protest Kolkata Hospital Violence Over 1,200 resident doctors at Chandigarh's Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) held a demonstration to express solidarity with their protesting counterparts in Kolkata....
15:39, 06/14/2019

Julio Urias of Dodgers Placed on Leave After Domestic Violence Arrest Urias, 22, was arrested on Monday night for “intimate partner battery,” the police in Los Angeles said. The commissioner’s office will investigate the situation....
06:00, 05/15/2019

Sudanese military and opposition resume talks after street violence Sudan's ruling military council said it had restarted talks late on Sunday with an alliance of protest and opposition groups that is pushing for a civilian-led transition to democracy....
03:13, 05/20/2019

Authorities meet to discuss cartel violence along southern border TUCSON- Local and state authorities are working together to address the increase of deaths on the doorstep of the southern border due to cartel violence. Cartel members are now seeking asylum in Douglas and Naco, Arizona for what they say is a credib...
05:39, 06/19/2019

Sri Lanka soldiers patrol areas hit by anti-Muslim violence Sri Lankan soldiers in armored vehicles on Tuesday patrolled towns hit by sectarian violence this week as residents recalled how Muslims had hid in paddy fields to escape mobs attacking their homes and shops....
13:39, 05/14/2019

Protesters in Benin clash with police in post-election violence Security forces in Benin's capital Cotonou on Thursday fired weapons to disperse crowds protesting against the exclusion of opposition parties from last Sunday's parliamentary election, Reuters witnesses said....
07:39, 05/03/2019

Phillies' Odúbel Herrera faces domestic violence charge Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odúbel Herrera was arrested in Atlantic City on Monday night on a charge of simple assault following an alleged domestic incident....
20:26, 05/28/2019

Trinamool Seeks Election Commission's Intervention Over Asansol Violence A Trinamool Congress (TMC) delegation led by party MP Shukhendu Shekhar Roy on Monday sought time from Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) West Bengal in connection with BJP leader and Union Minister......
12:13, 04/29/2019

West Bengal Witnesses 16.9% Polling Till 9 am Amid Violence Union Minister and sitting MP Babul Supriyo's car was vandalised outside a polling booth in West Bengal's Asansol today. Reports of EVM malfunctioning in three states and poll boycott in West Bengal's......
07:26, 04/29/2019

| WATCH: Argentina's women protest for legal abortion, against violence Thousands of Argentine protesters flood the streets of Buenos Aires in a show of force for the abortion rights movement and to denounce violence against women....
23:26, 06/04/2019

Georgia prepares for first LGBT pride amid threats of violence After being beaten in Tbilisi six years ago, the country’s LGBT activists are ready to be boldSix years on, the violent scene remains imprinted in the minds of Georgia’s LGBT community: dozens of gay rights demonstrators being beaten in the streets o...
19:26, 06/16/2019

Five Terrorists From Kashmir Shun Path Of Violence, Surrender: Report Five youths from Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, who had joined terrorist organisations, shunned the path of violence and surrendered, police said on Saturday....
14:52, 06/01/2019