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Norway mosque shooting 'attempted act of terror'

Norway mosque shooting 'attempted act of terror'

The shooting at a mosque near Oslo is being treated as an ‘attempted act of terror’, Norwegian police said Sunday, with the suspect appearing to harbour far-right, anti-immigrant views.

Multiple dead in shooting at WalMart in El Paso, Texas

Multiple dead in shooting at WalMart in El Paso, Texas

Multiple people were killed in a shooting at a WalMart in El Paso, Texas on Thursday and one man was in custody after the latest US mass shooting sent panicked shoppers fleeing.

Gunman scorned California garlic festival on social media before mass shooting

Gunman scorned California garlic festival on social media before mass shooting

Police on Monday identified a 19-year-old California man as the gunman who opened fire with an assault rifle at a garlic festival in Gilroy, California, killing three people and wounding about a dozen.

Five protesters shot dead in Sudan town: doctors committee

Five protesters shot dead in Sudan town: doctors committee

Five protesters including four students were shot dead and several wounded at a rally in a town in central Sudan on Monday, a doctors committee linked to the protest movement said.

China to conduct military drills in waters near Taiwan

China to conduct military drills in waters near Taiwan

China's military is holding exercises this week in waters near Taiwan, China's maritime safety agency said days after Beijing reiterated it was ready to fight if there was any move towards independence ...

Four dead in California shooting, including suspected gunman

Four dead in California shooting, including suspected gunman

Three people were killed and at least 15 others injured in a shooting at a major food festival in California on Sunday, police said.

Victim in Colourado school shooting was 18-year-old senior

Victim in Colourado school shooting was 18-year-old senior

The 18-year-old student killed in a shooting at a suburban Denver school was a high school senior days away from graduating, police said as they continued to search for a motive in the attack that also wounded eight people.

US reels from deadly synagogue attack

US reels from deadly synagogue attack

A teenage gunman who wrote a hate-filled manifesto opened fire at a synagogue in California on Saturday, killing one person and injuring three others including the rabbi ...

Facing arrest, former Peru president kills self

Facing arrest, former Peru president kills self

Peru's former president Alan Garcia died in hospital on Wednesday after shooting himself in the head at his home as police were about to arrest him in a sprawling corruption case, a party official said. He was 69.

Palestinian teen killed by Israeli fire in border clashes: Gaza ministry

Palestinian teen killed by Israeli fire in border clashes: Gaza ministry

A Palestinian teen was shot dead by the Israeli army Friday during renewed clashes on the Gaza border, the health ministry in the Palestinian enclave said.

Grammy-nominated US rapper Nipsey Hussle shot dead

Grammy-nominated US rapper Nipsey Hussle shot dead

Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle was shot dead in the US city of Los Angeles Sunday, sparking an outpouring of grief from fellow celebrities as the city's mayor blamed ‘senseless gun violence.’

New Zealand burials start as PM urges 'united front' on social media

New Zealand burials start as PM urges 'united front' on social media

A Syrian refugee and his son were buried in New Zealand on Wednesday in the first funerals of those killed in the twin mosque massacre as Kiwis braced for days of emotional farewells following the mass slayings.