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1. 01-08 Venezuelan beauty queen slain Carabobo, Venezuela
C. 02-22 Mexico's 'Shorty' Joaquin Guzman arrested Sinaloa, North Mexico
D. 03-08 Two aboard missing Malaysia Airlines jet traveling with stolen passports Italy
E. 04-02 Shooting at US Army’s Fort Hood base Fort Hood, Texas
04-15 'Mass abduction' at Nigeria school Chibok, Borno, Northern Nigeria
G. 04-26 Ukraine crisis: Observers held captive Sloviansk, Donbass
7. 04-30 Gerry Adams held over 1972 murder Antrim, Northern Ireland
I. 05-02 Police: 38 dead in protest-linked Odessa fire Trade Unions building, Odessa, Ukraine
9. 05-24 Brussels fatal gun attack at Jewish museum Jewish Museum, Brussels

Summary.     Click for More > Ukraine crisis: Observers held captive Gerry Adams held over 1972 murder Police: 38 dead in protest-linked Odessa fire Brussels fatal gun attack at Jewish museum   A gunman has shot dead three people at the Jewish Museum in the Belgian capital, officials say. A fourth person was seriously wounded Arrests over hanged Indian girls U.S. captures key Benghazi suspect in raid   Abducted Israeli teens found dead   Three Israeli teenagers who were abducted earlier this month in the West Bank have been found dead in a pit near the town of Halhul Sarkozy held over influence claims Top Khmer Rouge leaders guilty of crimes against humanity   Riots over killing of US black teen   Rioting over the killing of Michael Brown, 18, an unarmed black teenager, by a police officer has erupted in the US state of Missouri Video shows ISIS beheading U.S. journalist James Foley  A video shows the beheading and threatens the life of another American if President Barack Obama doesn't end military operations in Iraq Islamic State 'kills US hostage' Judge finds Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide ISIS video claims to show beheading of Alan Henning Mexico missing students: Nationwide protests held   Oscar Pistorius sentenced to maximum of five years in prison   A judge sentenced former Olympic and Paralymic sprinter to a maximum of 5 years in prison for the culpable homicide of his girlfriend last F... Soldier killed in Canada shootings   Missing students apparently killed, burned, dumped into river Map of Cocula Mexico
Venezuelan beauty queen slain Mexico's 'Shorty' Joaquin Guzman arrested Two aboard missing Malaysia Airlines jet traveling with stolen passports Shooting at US Army’s Fort Hood base   'Mass abduction' at Nigeria school Map of Chibok Borno Nigeria
Jan.2  Beirut  'Five killed' in Beirut car bomb
Jan.6  Helmand  Afghan girl with suicide vest held
Jan.8   Venezuela
Jan.17  Vatican  Ex-Pope defrocked nearly 400 priests
Jan.18  Kabul  Afghanistan security probe after Kabul restaurant raid
Jan.23  Cairo  Explosion rocks Cairo police headquarters
Jan.30  Northern Italy  Amanda Knox found guilty of murder again
Feb.3  Moscow  Two killed in Moscow school shooting
Feb.8  Syria  Aid convoy fired on in besieged Homs
Feb.16  Geneva  Co-pilot hijacks plane, flies to Geneva, seeks asylum
Feb.22  Eastern Ukraine  Ukraine ex-PM Tymoshenko freed
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Mar.1  Southern China  Death toll rises to 33 in knife attack on China train station
Mar.8   Italy
Mar.14  Malaysia  Investigators conclude missing jet hijacked, steered off course
Mar.15  Malaysia  Malaysian jet probe sharpens focus on passengers, crew
Mar.24  Cairo  528 Muslim Brotherhood supporters sentenced to death
Mar.31  Tel Aviv  Israel's Olmert convicted of bribery
Apr.2   Texas
Apr.4  Afghanistan  Two AP journalists shot in Afghanistan, one fatally
Apr.9  Pittsburgh  Up to 20 people stabbed at Pennsylvania high school
 South Africa  Pistorius anguish at Reeva photo
Apr.15   Northern Nigeria
  Around 100 girls are thought to have been abducted in an attack on a school in north-east Nigeria, officials say
Apr.18  South Korea  Ferry disaster captain arrested
Apr.21  Boston  Boston marathon honours bomb victims
Apr.26   Donbass
Apr.30   Northern Ireland
May.2   Ukraine
May.3  Donbass  Abducted military observers freed in east Ukraine
 Kenya  3 people killed, 7 wounded in 2 blasts along Kenyan coast
May.5  Nigeria  'I will sell them,' Boko Haram leader says of kidnapped girls
May.6  Northern Nigeria  Eight more Nigeria girls abducted
May.10  Washington  Michelle Obama: Nigeria kidnappings 'unconscionable'
May.12  Northern Nigeria  Nigeria kidnapped girls 'shown in Boko Haram video'
 Nigeria  US planes search for Nigerian girls
May.17  Paris  Leaders declare 'war' on Boko Haram
May.19  Washington  US charges Chinese with hacking
May.20  Nigeria  Nigeria bombings toll 'passes 100'
May.21  Southern California  US woman found 10 years after kidnap
 Western China  Attack in China's Urumqi kills 31
May.23  Bangkok  Thai army detains ex-PM Yingluck
May.24   Brussels
 Southern California  Gunman killed six people in drive-by shooting
May.26  Nigeria  Nigeria army 'knows where girls are'
May.27  Lahore  Pakistan woman stoned by family outside court
May.29   India
May.31  Afghanistan  US soldier freed by Taliban captors
 Qatar  Qatar World Cup: '$5m payments to officials' claim
 Southern France  Frenchman 'held over Brussels killings'
Jun.4  Maritime Provinces  Manhunt as police officers killed in Moncton
Jun.6  Kabul  Afghan presidential candidate survives convoy attack
Jun.7  Canada  Canada inmates in helicopter escape
Jun.8  Karachi  Gunmen attack Karachi's airport
Jun.9  Karachi  Pakistani Taliban says behind airport raid
Jun.17   Libya
Jun.20  Western China  13 shot dead in west China after attack on police
Jun.21  South Korea  South Korean soldier 'kills five comrades, wounds five'
Jun.23  Cairo  Al-Jazeera trio jailed in Egypt
Jun.30   West Bank
Jul.1   Paris
Jul.4  Germany  Germany arrests 'suspected US spy'
Jul.6  Jerusalem  6 Jewish suspects arrested in connection with killing of Palestinian teen
Jul.10  Berlin  Germany expels U.S. Embassy official
Jul.29  Western China  Dozens killed, injured in China terror attack
Aug.5  Kabul  US general Harold Greene killed by Afghan soldier
Aug.6   Cambodia
Aug.11   Missouri
Aug.15  Northern Iraq  Iraq crisis: Yazidi villagers 'massacred' by ISIS
 Northern Nigeria  Boko Haram suspected of abducting more than 50 villagers
Aug.19   Northern Iraq
Aug.22  Gaza  Hamas kills 18 suspected Israel informants
Aug.26  Aleppo  California native fighting for ISIS killed in Syria
Sep.2   Northern Syria
Sep.5  Somalia  Top Somali militant killed in U.S. operation
Sep.12   South Africa
Sep.13  London  Hostage 'death video' investigated
Sep.19  Mosul  Turkish hostages held by IS in Iraq released
Oct.3   Northern Syria
Oct.8   Mexico
 Southeast Asia  Vietnam tanker crew freed by pirates
Oct.17  Nigeria  Boko Haram reach ceasefire deal, kidnapped girls to go free
Oct.21   South Africa
Oct.22   Canada
Oct.24  Sinai  Egypt: Sinai bomb kills 26 troops
Oct.26  Johannesburg  Football captain Senzo Meyiwa died after being shot
Nov.1  Western Iraq  IS militants kill 50 from Iraq tribe
Nov.2  Lahore  Pakistan blast 'kills 50' at Wagah border with India
Nov.5  Pakistan  Pakistani couple kill for desecrating Quran
Nov.7   Mexico
  The 43 students disappeared in September were abducted by police on order of a local mayor.    Suspected Mexican gang members have confessed to killing more than 40 students. The studen...
Nov.8  North Korea  North Korea frees detained US men Miller and Bae Nov.10   Central India Indian botched sterilisations kill eight women  South Korea  Ferry captain sentenced to 36 years in jail Nov.16   ISIS ISIS video claims beheading of American hostage Peter Kassig   The terror group has claimed to have beheaded American hostage Peter Kassig, an aid worker and former Army Ranger, in a graphic new video Nov.17   Jerusalem Multiple people killed in Jerusalem synagogue attack Nov.19  Honduras  Honduran beauty queen found dead Nov.22  Kenya  Kenya bus killings claimed by al-Shabab Nov.23  Afghanistan  Suicide bomber kills 'at least 45' at volleyball match Nov.24   Missouri   No indictment over Ferguson killing Map of Ferguson Missouri Missouri
  A grand jury has decided not to charge a Missouri policeman over the death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown.    State prosecutor Robert McCulloch said the jury exhaustively examin...
Nov.28  Northern Nigeria  'Dozens die' in Nigeria mosque attack Nov.29  Cairo  Mubarak cleared over protest killings Nov.30  Colombia  Colombian rebels free captured general Dec.1  Kenya  Gunmen kill Kenya quarry workers Dec.3  New York  Federal probe into NY chokehold case Dec.5  China  China arrests ex-security chief Zhou Yongkang Dec.6  Yemen  Hostages killed in Yemen rescue bid Dec.11  Hong Kong  Arrests as Admiralty site is cleared Dec.14   Sydney Gunman takes hostages in Lindt café Dec.16   Peshawar   Taliban attack at school killed 132 children and 9 staff   The horrific attack in Peshawar, carried out by a relatively small number of militants from the Tehreek-e-Taliban group Dec.18  Northern Nigeria  '200 villagers' kidnapped in Nigeria  Queensland  Eight children found in Australian home Dec.20   New York Gunman kills two New York policemen Dec.21  France  Driver attacks French pedestrians



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'Five killed' in Beirut car bomb Afghan girl with suicide vest held Venezuelan beauty queen slain Map of Carabobo Venezuela


January 2014 ... more > Top ^
Jan.1  Somalia  Hotel in Somali capital Mogadishu hit by car bombs
Jan.2   Beirut
Jan.4  Beirut  Al-Qaeda's chief in Lebanon dies
Jan.6   Helmand
Jan.8   Venezuela  
  Monica Spear and her ex-husbandy, were driving when their car broke down, officials said. Armed robbers opened fire, killing both of them
 London  Mark Duggan killing lawful, says jury Jan.9  North Caucasus  Six deaths, car blast prompt security sweep ahead of Games in Sochi  New York  India diplomat in visa row charged Jan.15  New Delhi  Danish woman gang-raped in India  Philippines  Philippines web abuse ring smashed Jan.16  Vatican  Vatican grilled by U.N. over sexual abuse Jan.17   Vatican Ex-Pope defrocked nearly 400 priests Jan.18   Kabul Afghanistan security probe after Kabul restaurant raid Jan.23  India  India woman raped on 'elders' order'   Cairo Explosion rocks Cairo police headquarters Jan.25  China  China court jails lawyer Xu Zhiyong Jan.30   Northern Italy Amanda Knox found guilty of murder again   An Italian appeals court convicted former exchange student Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito on murder charges  USA  Amanda Knox 'frightened' by murder ruling

February 2014 ... more > Top ^
Feb.2  Aleppo  Al Qaeda fighters in Syria kill rival rebel leader Feb.3   Moscow Two killed in Moscow school shooting
 European Union  Corruption across EU 'breathtaking' Feb.8  Spain  Spanish princess quizzed in court   Syria Aid convoy fired on in besieged Homs   An aid convoy bringing supplies into the besieged district of the central city of Homs became trapped for several hours after coming under f... Feb.12  Kabul  Prisoners in US-Afghan row freed Feb.16  Sinai  Deadly bombing hits Egypt tour bus   Geneva Co-pilot hijacks plane, flies to Geneva, seeks asylum Feb.19  Sochi  Video shows Pussy Riot members 'beaten by Cossacks' Feb.21  Somalia  Somali presidential palace attacked Feb.22   Eastern Ukraine   Ukraine ex-PM Tymoshenko freed   The Ukrainian opposition leader and former Prime Minister, Yulia Tymoshenko, has been freed from jail   North Mexico Mexico's 'Shorty' Joaquin Guzman arrested Map of Sinaloa Mexico
  One of the world's most wanted drug barons, known as El Chapo or 'Shorty', has been arrested. He was the leader of the Sinaloa cartel
Feb.23  Southern Israel  U.S. inmate killed after shooting guards in Israeli prison

March 2014 ... more > Top ^
Mar.1   Southern China Death toll rises to 33 in knife attack on China train station
Mar.2  Nigeria  51 killed in car bombs in Nigeria Mar.8   Italy   Two aboard missing Malaysia Airlines jet traveling with stolen passports
  Two people aboard Boeing 777 were traveling with passports reported stolen in Thailand, foreign ministry officials in Italy and Austria said
Mar.10  South Africa  Pistorius sick as post-mortem read Mar.14   Malaysia Investigators conclude missing jet hijacked, steered off course
Mar.15   Malaysia   Malaysian jet probe sharpens focus on passengers, crew   Investigators are concluding that the Boeing 777 had its communications deliberately disabled and was airborne for hours after it vanished  Malaysia  Malaysia plane: Investigators study pilots' background Mar.24   Cairo 528 Muslim Brotherhood supporters sentenced to death Mar.31   Tel Aviv   Israel's Olmert convicted of bribery  Israel's former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, who resigned from office in 2008 amid a corruption inquiry, has been found guilty in a bribery t...

April 2014 ... more > Top ^
Apr.2   Texas Shooting at US Army’s Fort Hood base
Map of Fort Hood Texas
  A shooting at the US Army's Fort Hood base leaves four dead - including a gunman who died from self-inflicted wounds - and 16 injured.    A gun rampage at the same base in 2009 left 13 soldiers dead an...
Apr.4   Afghanistan   Two AP journalists shot in Afghanistan, one fatally   Anja Niedringhaus, 48, a German photographerwas shot in Khost province province. Kathy Gannon, a Canadian reporter in a stable condition  London  Rancadore rearrested after new warrant for Mafia boss Apr.7  South Africa  Emotional Oscar Pistorius apologises Apr.9   Pittsburgh   Up to 20 people stabbed at Pennsylvania high school   As many as 20 students have been injured in a mass stabbing at Franklin Regional High School in the state of Pennsylvania, authorities have ...   South Africa Pistorius anguish at Reeva photo Apr.10  South Africa  Prosecutor accuses Pistorius of lying Apr.15   Northern Nigeria     'Mass abduction' at Nigeria school Map of Chibok Borno Nigeria
  Around 100 girls are thought to have been abducted in an attack on a school in north-east Nigeria, officials say
Apr.18   South Korea   Ferry disaster captain arrested   Prosecutors in South Korea have asked a court to issue an arrest warrant for Lee Joon-seok, 69, the captain of the ferry that sank Apr.21   Boston Boston marathon honours bomb victims Apr.24  Kabul  US medics killed in Kabul attack Apr.26   Donbass   Ukraine crisis: Observers held captive Map of Sloviansk Ukraine
  Concern mounted for the safety of a team of European and Ukrainian military observers seized by pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine
Apr.29  Oklahoma  Oklahoma inmate dies after 'botched' lethal injection Apr.30   Northern Ireland Gerry Adams held over 1972 murder Map of Antrim United Kingdom
  Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has been arrested by Northern Ireland police in connection with the 1972 murder of Jean McConville


May 2014 ... more > Top ^
May.1  Toronto  Toronto Mayor Rob Ford enters rehab  Northern Nigeria  Abuja blast: Car bomb attack rocks Nigerian capital May.2   Ukraine   Police: 38 dead in protest-linked Odessa fire
Map of Trade Unions building Odessa Ukraine
  A building fire broke out during a clash between pro-Russia demonstrators and supporters of the central government
May.3   Donbass Abducted military observers freed in east Ukraine   Kenya 3 people killed, 7 wounded in 2 blasts along Kenyan coast May.4  Ukraine  Odessa detainees freed after protest May.5   Nigeria     'I will sell them,' Boko Haram leader says of kidnapped girls   Fears for the fate of more than 200 girls turned even more nightmarish when the leader of the Islamist group announced plans to sell them May.6   Northern Nigeria Eight more Nigeria girls abducted May.7  Northern Nigeria  150 reported killed in 'Boko Haram attack' May.10   Washington Michelle Obama: Nigeria kidnappings 'unconscionable' May.12   Northern Nigeria     Nigeria kidnapped girls 'shown in Boko Haram video'   Islamist militants Boko Haram have released a video apparently showing about 130 girls kidnapped from a school in northern Nigeria on April ...   Nigeria US planes search for Nigerian girls May.14  South Korea  South Korea ferry captain charged with manslaughter May.16  Kenya  Twin bombing near big Nairobi market May.17   Paris Leaders declare 'war' on Boko Haram May.18  Turkey  Arrests over Turkish mine deaths May.19   Washington US charges Chinese with hacking  The US has charged 5 Chinese army officers with hacking into private-sector American companies in a bid for competitive advantage May.20   Nigeria Nigeria bombings toll 'passes 100'   The bodies of at least 118 people have now been recovered from the sites of twin bombings in the central Nigerian city of Jos May.21   Southern California US woman found 10 years after kidnap   Western China Attack in China's Urumqi kills 31   Attackers have crashed two cars into shoppers at a market in the Xinjiang capital, Urumqi, and thrown explosives. More than 90 people were h... May.23   Bangkok Thai army detains ex-PM Yingluck May.24   Brussels Brussels fatal gun attack at Jewish museum
Map of Jewish Museum Belgium
  A gunman has shot dead three people at the Jewish Museum in the Belgian capital, officials say. A fourth person was seriously wounded
 The attacker arrived by car, got out, fired on people at the museum entrance, and returned to the vehicle which then sped away
  Southern California Gunman killed six people in drive-by shooting   The suspected gunman has been found dead in his crashed car, with a gunshot wound to the head May.26   Nigeria Nigeria army 'knows where girls are' May.27   Lahore Pakistan woman stoned by family outside court  30-year old Farzana Bibi died has been killed by her relatives outside Lahore High Court for marrying against their wishes May.28  Washington  US gives $5bn to global terror fight May.29   India Arrests over hanged Indian girls Map of Budaun Uttar Pradesh India
  Two girls raped, hanged at a village in Uttar Pradesh state's Budaun district. The victims were 14 and 16 years old and were cousins
May.31   Afghanistan US soldier freed by Taliban captors   US Army Sgt Bowe Bergdahl who has been held for nearly 5 years has been freed in deal that includes the release of five Afghan detainees   Qatar Qatar World Cup: '$5m payments to officials' claim   Southern France Frenchman 'held over Brussels killings'

June 2014 ... more > Top ^
Jun.1  Iran  Iran executed dissident for 'enmity against God'  Afghanistan  Taliban's Mullah Omar celebrates prisoner-swap 'victory' Jun.4   Maritime Provinces Manhunt as police officers killed in Moncton   A manhunt for Justin Bourque, 24, is under way in the Canadian city of Moncton after three officers were shot dead and two wounded Jun.5  Maritime Provinces  Moncton shooting: City on lockdown during manhunt Jun.6   Kabul Afghan presidential candidate survives convoy attack
Jun.7   Canada   Canada inmates in helicopter escape   Three inmates have escaped from a Orsainville detention centre using a helicopter. Police are now searching for the inmates Jun.8   Karachi Gunmen attack Karachi's airport   Heavily armed gunmen have attacked Karachi international airport in Pakistan, killing at least 10 people  Nevada  Five dead in Las Vegas shootings Jun.9   Karachi Pakistani Taliban says behind airport raid Jun.12  India  India hangings: Fourth woman dies in Uttar Pradesh Jun.15  Iraq  Images purport to show 'massacre' by militants Jun.17   Libya U.S. captures key Benghazi suspect in raid
  U.S. forces working with the FBI captured Libyan militia leader Ahmed abu Khattalah, a key suspect in the attack on the American compound
Jun.20   Western China 13 shot dead in west China after attack on police
Jun.21   South Korea South Korean soldier 'kills five comrades, wounds five'  Southern Italy  Pope Francis attacks 'evil' mafia in 'Ndrangheta base Jun.23   Cairo Al-Jazeera trio jailed in Egypt  Three al-Jazeera journalists accused of supporting the Muslim Brotherhood have been jailed for seven years in Egypt Jun.25  Northern Nigeria  Blast kills 21 at plaza in Nigerian capital Jun.30   West Bank   Abducted Israeli teens found dead
Map of Halhul Hebron Israel
  Three Israeli teenagers who were abducted earlier this month in the West Bank have been found dead in a pit near the town of Halhul
 Naftali Frenkel and Gilad Shaar, both aged 16, and 19-year-old Eyal Yifrach were last seen at a junction near Hebron as they hitchhiked. Prime Minister Netanyahu said Hamas was responsible


July 2014 ... more > Top ^
Jul.1   Paris   Sarkozy held over influence claims
Map of Nanterre France
  French ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy has been detained for questioning over alleged influence peddling
Jul.4   Germany Germany arrests 'suspected US spy' Jul.5  Jerusalem  Autopsy shows Palestinian teen was burned to death as violence spreads Jul.6   Jerusalem 6 Jewish suspects arrested in connection with killing of Palestinian teen   They arrested in connection with the killing of a Palestinian teenager whose death set off days of violent protests in Arab areas of Jerusal... Jul.7  Donbass  Rebels blamed as Ukraine bridges hit Jul.10   Berlin Germany expels U.S. Embassy official Jul.15  Afghanistan  Car bomb kills at least 89 people in Afghanistan Jul.23  Arizona  Arizona execution takes two hours Jul.29   Western China Dozens killed, injured in China terror attack   A gang wielding knives and axes attacked civilians, a police station, government offices and smashed vehicles in a restive region of China

August 2014 ... more > Top ^
Aug.2  Western China  China gives Xinjiang death toll Aug.5   Kabul US general Harold Greene killed by Afghan soldier   Maj Gen Harold Greene has been killed in an attack by an Afghan soldier at a British-run military academy near Kabul Aug.6   Cambodia   Top Khmer Rouge leaders guilty of crimes against humanity
  Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan have been jailed for life after being convicted by Cambodia's UN-backed tribunal of crimes against humanity.    Nuon Chea served as leader Pol Pot's deputy and K...
Aug.10  Syria  Australia boy 'in Syria severed head image' Aug.11   Missouri   Riots over killing of US black teen
Map of Ferguson Missouri Missouri
  Rioting over the killing of Michael Brown, 18, an unarmed black teenager, by a police officer has erupted in the US state of Missouri
 The shooting of Michael Brown occurred on August 9, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown, an unarmed black man, was shot to death by a white police officer, Darren Wilson. The disputed circumstances of the shooting, and resulting protests and civil unrest, have caused significant controversy in the United States
Aug.15   Northern Iraq Iraq crisis: Yazidi villagers 'massacred' by ISIS   Northern Nigeria Boko Haram suspected of abducting more than 50 villagers  Texas  Texas Governor Rick Perry indicted for abuse of power Aug.19   Northern Iraq   Video shows ISIS beheading U.S. journalist James Foley
  A video shows the beheading and threatens the life of another American if President Barack Obama doesn't end military operations in Iraq
 James Wright Foley (October 18, 1973 – August 19, 2014) was an American freelance journalist and photojournalist of the Syrian Civil War when he was abducted on November 22, 2012 in northwestern Syria. Foley is the first American citizen to be killed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant
Aug.21  USA  ISIS militants threatened to kill journalist in email to family  Washington  Islamic State militants pose 'biggest threat' to US Aug.22   Gaza Hamas kills 18 suspected Israel informants Aug.24  Brazil  Deadly riot in southern Brazil jail Aug.26   Aleppo California native fighting for ISIS killed in Syria Aug.27  Sao Paulo  Brazil pursues Amazon 'destroyers'

September 2014 ... more > Top ^
Sep.2   Northern Syria     Islamic State 'kills US hostage'
  An Islamic State video has appeared which purports to show the beheading of Steven Sotloff, a US journalist being held hostage by the militants
Sep.5   Somalia Top Somali militant killed in U.S. operation
Sep.6  Somalia  Al-Shabab names new leader after Godane death in US strike Sep.11  South Africa  Judge rejects premeditated murder charge against Pistorius  Australia  Australia elevates terrorism threat level Sep.12   South Africa   Judge finds Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide Map of PRETORIA South Africa
  A judge on Friday found Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and declared him not guilty of murder.    The parents of Reeva Steenkamp say 'justice was not served' after Oscar Pistorius was acquitted of murdering their daughter. Judge Thokozile Masipa sa...
Sep.13   London   Hostage 'death video' investigated  The Foreign Office has said it is 'working urgently to verify' video purporting to show beheading of British hostage David Haines Sep.14  Berlin  Merkel: Fighting anti-Semitism is German duty Sep.17  Sydney  Australia raids over killing plot Sep.18  Florida  Florida man kills his daughter and her six children Sep.19   Mosul Turkish hostages held by IS in Iraq released Sep.29  UN Gen. Assembly  Netanyahu addresses Islamic terror in speech to UN

October 2014 ... more > Top ^
Oct.1  Mexico  Mexico arrests drug lord Hector Beltran Leyva Oct.3   Northern Syria     ISIS video claims to show beheading of Alan Henning
  A short video shows the apparent beheading of British aid worker, with the executioner blaming the death on the United Kingdom
Oct.4  Libya  Briton held hostage in Libya freed Oct.8   Mexico   Mexico missing students: Nationwide protests held
Map of Iguala Mexico
  Thousands of people have held protests in cities across Mexico against the disappearance of students in the southern town of Iguala last month
  Southeast Asia Vietnam tanker crew freed by pirates Oct.14  South Africa  Pistorius 'blood money' was rejected Oct.17   Nigeria Boko Haram reach ceasefire deal, kidnapped girls to go free Oct.21   South Africa   Oscar Pistorius sentenced to maximum of five years in prison
Map of Pretoria South Africa
  A judge sentenced former Olympic and Paralymic sprinter to a maximum of 5 years in prison for the culpable homicide of his girlfriend last February
 Pistorius begins serving time in jail, after being sentenced. Lawyers on both sides of the case later acknowledged that he is unlikely to serve his full sentence in prison
 North Korea  American released from North Korea Oct.22   Canada   Soldier killed in Canada shootings Map of parliament Ottawa Canada
  A gunman shot a soldier at a war memorial in Ottawa, then ran into the nearby parliament building where he exchanged gunfire with police.    1 shooter is dead in Ottawa, a senior U.S. official said. So far, the...
 Mexico  Missing students: Iguala mayor arrest ordered Oct.23  Canada  Sergeant-at-Arms hailed as hero who shot Ottawa attacker Oct.24   Sinai Egypt: Sinai bomb kills 26 troops   A suspected jihadist car bomb attack has killed at least 26 Egyptian soldiers at a checkpoint in the north of the restive peninsula Oct.25  Iran  Iran executes woman who killed her alleged rapist Oct.26   Johannesburg Football captain Senzo Meyiwa died after being shot Oct.29  Western Iraq  Islamic State 'kills 30 Sunni tribesmen' in Iraq

November 2014 ... more > Top ^
Nov.1   Western Iraq IS militants kill 50 from Iraq tribe   Militants from Islamic State (IS) have killed at least 50 members of an Iraqi tribe in western Anbar province, officials and tribal leaders ... Nov.2   Lahore Pakistan blast 'kills 50' at Wagah border with India   At least 50 people have been killed and more than 70 injured in a suicide bombing close to Pakistan's only border crossing with India Nov.5   Pakistan Pakistani couple kill for desecrating Quran
 Jerusalem  Vans used in Jerusalem 'terror' attacks Nov.6  Hague  No Israel charge over Gaza ship raid Nov.7   Mexico     Missing students apparently killed, burned, dumped into river Map of Cocula Mexico
  The 43 students disappeared in September were abducted by police on order of a local mayor
 Suspected Mexican gang members have confessed to killing more than 40 students. The students are believed to have been turned over to a gang that killed them and burned their bodies
Nov.8   North Korea   North Korea frees detained US men Miller and Bae  2 Americans who were being held in detention in N. Korea, Matthew Todd Miller and Kenneth Bae, have been released and are on their way home Nov.10  Northern Nigeria  Boko Haram suspected in suicide bomb at school, 48 dead   Central India Indian botched sterilisations kill eight women Map of Chhattisgarh India
  Eight women have died after undergoing sterilisation surgery at a health camp organised by the government in the central Indian state
  South Korea   Ferry captain sentenced to 36 years in jail   Lee Joon-seok, the captain of the ferry which sank in April has been found guilty of gross negligence and sentenced to 36 years in prison Nov.12  Sinai  Egyptian terrorists are linked to ISIS Nov.16   ISIS ISIS video claims beheading of American hostage Peter Kassig
  The terror group has claimed to have beheaded American hostage Peter Kassig, an aid worker and former Army Ranger, in a graphic new video
Nov.17  Paris  Frenchman is part of ISIS beheading video   Jerusalem Multiple people killed in Jerusalem synagogue attack
Map of Har Nof Israel
  At least five people were reportedly killed when two suspects attacked worshipers. 2 suspects were killed immediately following the attack.    Two Palestinians killed four rabbis in West Jerusalem. A policeman later di...
Nov.19   Honduras   Honduran beauty queen found dead   María José Alvarado Muñoz and her sister were found dead Wednesday, and the sister's boyfriend and another man have been arrested Nov.22   Kenya Kenya bus killings claimed by al-Shabab   Gunmen from the Somali militant group al-Shabab say they have attacked a bus in northern Kenya, killing 28 non-Muslims people Nov.23   Afghanistan Suicide bomber kills 'at least 45' at volleyball match Nov.24   Missouri   No indictment over Ferguson killing Map of Ferguson Missouri Missouri
  A grand jury has decided not to charge a Missouri policeman over the death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown
 State prosecutor Robert McCulloch said the jury exhaustively examined evidence. Brown's family said they were 'profoundly disappointed'
Nov.25  Missouri  Troops sent to quell Ferguson unrest Nov.28   Northern Nigeria 'Dozens die' in Nigeria mosque attack   Dozens have been killed in a gun and bomb attack during Friday prayers at one of the biggest mosques in the Nigerian city of Kano, reports s... Nov.29   Cairo   Mubarak cleared over protest killings   A court in Egypt has dropped charges against former President Hosni Mubarak over the killing of 239 protesters during the 2011 uprising against... Nov.30   Colombia Colombian rebels free captured general

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Dec.1   Kenya Gunmen kill Kenya quarry workers
Dec.3   New York Federal probe into NY chokehold case   The Justice Dept is to launch a civil rights investigation into the death of a black man who died after being placed in a headlock by a white... Dec.5   China China arrests ex-security chief Zhou Yongkang  Ex-security chief, the most senior Chinese official to be investigated for corruption, has been arrested and expelled from the Communist Par...  Southern Philippines  Swiss hostage flees in Philippines Dec.6   Yemen Hostages killed in Yemen rescue bid Dec.11   Hong Kong Arrests as Admiralty site is cleared  Rio de Janeiro  Brazil killer alleges 42 victims Dec.12  Jerusalem  Palestinian throws acid at Jewish family Dec.14   Sydney Gunman takes hostages in Lindt café Map of Martin Place Sydney Australia
  At least one gunman has taken several people hostage at a cafe in Sydney. Pictures on TV a black flag with Arabic writing.    3 dead, including gunman, after raid ends Sydney hostage situation. Man Haron Monis, an Iranian a...
Dec.15  Sydney  Abbott pays tribute to siege dead Dec.16   Peshawar   Taliban attack at school killed 132 children and 9 staff
Map of Army Public School Peshawar Pakistan
  The horrific attack in Peshawar, carried out by a relatively small number of militants from the Tehreek-e-Taliban group
 The attack was carried out by 7 Taliban attackers, all wearing bomb vests. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif declared three days of mourning and Pakistan's army struck at militants in the region
 Peshawar  Pakistan mourns its school dead Dec.18   Northern Nigeria '200 villagers' kidnapped in Nigeria   Queensland Eight children found in Australian home   Police said a 34-year-old woman had been taken to hospital with stab wounds but was stable Dec.20   New York Gunman kills two New York policemen Map of Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn New York
  A gunman has shot dead two police officers sitting inside a patrol car in Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighbourhood before killing himself
Dec.21   France Driver attacks French pedestrians Dec.30  Moscow  Kremlin critic Navalny found guilty of fraud


Vietnam tanker crew freed by pirates   Police: 38 dead in protest-linked Odessa fire Map of Trade Unions building Odessa Ukraine




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May.2   Ukraine
  A building fire broke out during a clash between pro-Russia demonstrators and supporters of the central government
May.2   Ukraine   Police: 38 dead in protest-linked Odessa fire Map of Trade Unions building Odessa Ukraine
  A building fire broke out during a clash between pro-Russia demonstrators and supporters of the central government




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2014 Feb.8   Syria Aid convoy fired on in besieged Homs   An aid convoy bringing supplies into the besieged district of the central city of Homs became trapped for several hours after coming under f... Apr.2   Texas Shooting at US Army’s Fort Hood base
Map of Fort Hood Texas
  A shooting at the US Army's Fort Hood base leaves four dead - including a gunman who died from self-inflicted wounds - and 16 injured.    A gun rampage at the same base in 2009 left 13 soldiers dead an...
Apr.21   Boston Boston marathon honours bomb victims May.1  Toronto  Toronto Mayor Rob Ford enters rehab May.12   Nigeria US planes search for Nigerian girls Jun.21   South Korea South Korean soldier 'kills five comrades, wounds five' Aug.5   Kabul US general Harold Greene killed by Afghan soldier   Maj Gen Harold Greene has been killed in an attack by an Afghan soldier at a British-run military academy near Kabul Oct.1  Mexico  Mexico arrests drug lord Hector Beltran Leyva Oct.24   Sinai Egypt: Sinai bomb kills 26 troops   A suspected jihadist car bomb attack has killed at least 26 Egyptian soldiers at a checkpoint in the north of the restive peninsula



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2014 Jun.6   Kabul Afghan presidential candidate survives convoy attack




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2014 Feb.3  European Union  Corruption across EU 'breathtaking' May.31   Qatar Qatar World Cup: '$5m payments to officials' claim
Nov.2   Lahore Pakistan blast 'kills 50' at Wagah border with India   At least 50 people have been killed and more than 70 injured in a suicide bombing close to Pakistan's only border crossing with India Dec.5   China China arrests ex-security chief Zhou Yongkang  Ex-security chief, the most senior Chinese official to be investigated for corruption, has been arrested and expelled from the Communist Par...



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2014 Feb.8   Syria Aid convoy fired on in besieged Homs   An aid convoy bringing supplies into the besieged district of the central city of Homs became trapped for several hours after coming under f... May.28  Washington  US gives $5bn to global terror fight May.31   Qatar Qatar World Cup: '$5m payments to officials' claim
Jun.15  Iraq  Images purport to show 'massacre' by militants Aug.6   Cambodia   Top Khmer Rouge leaders guilty of crimes against humanity
  Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan have been jailed for life after being convicted by Cambodia's UN-backed tribunal of crimes against humanity.    Nuon Chea served as leader Pol Pot's deputy and K...
Oct.26   Johannesburg Football captain Senzo Meyiwa died after being shot
Oct.29  Western Iraq  Islamic State 'kills 30 Sunni tribesmen' in Iraq



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2014 Feb.19  Sochi  Video shows Pussy Riot members 'beaten by Cossacks' May.27   Lahore Pakistan woman stoned by family outside court  30-year old Farzana Bibi died has been killed by her relatives outside Lahore High Court for marrying against their wishes Nov.10   Central India Indian botched sterilisations kill eight women
Map of Chhattisgarh India
  Eight women have died after undergoing sterilisation surgery at a health camp organised by the government in the central Indian state




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2014 Apr.18   South Korea   Ferry disaster captain arrested   Prosecutors in South Korea have asked a court to issue an arrest warrant for Lee Joon-seok, 69, the captain of the ferry that sank May.14  South Korea  South Korea ferry captain charged with manslaughter Nov.10   South Korea   Ferry captain sentenced to 36 years in jail   Lee Joon-seok, the captain of the ferry which sank in April has been found guilty of gross negligence and sentenced to 36 years in prison



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2014 Jan.1  Somalia  Hotel in Somali capital Mogadishu hit by car bombs Jan.2   Beirut 'Five killed' in Beirut car bomb
Jan.6   Helmand Afghan girl with suicide vest held Jan.9  North Caucasus  Six deaths, car blast prompt security sweep ahead of Games in Sochi Jan.17   Vatican Ex-Pope defrocked nearly 400 priests Jan.18   Kabul Afghanistan security probe after Kabul restaurant raid Jan.23   Cairo Explosion rocks Cairo police headquarters Feb.2  Aleppo  Al Qaeda fighters in Syria kill rival rebel leader Feb.16  Sinai  Deadly bombing hits Egypt tour bus Feb.21  Somalia  Somali presidential palace attacked Mar.2  Nigeria  51 killed in car bombs in Nigeria May.1  Northern Nigeria  Abuja blast: Car bomb attack rocks Nigerian capital May.3   Kenya 3 people killed, 7 wounded in 2 blasts along Kenyan coast May.16  Kenya  Twin bombing near big Nairobi market May.20   Nigeria Nigeria bombings toll 'passes 100'   The bodies of at least 118 people have now been recovered from the sites of twin bombings in the central Nigerian city of Jos May.21   Western China Attack in China's Urumqi kills 31   Attackers have crashed two cars into shoppers at a market in the Xinjiang capital, Urumqi, and thrown explosives. More than 90 people were h... Jun.21  Southern Italy  Pope Francis attacks 'evil' mafia in 'Ndrangheta base Jun.25  Northern Nigeria  Blast kills 21 at plaza in Nigerian capital Jul.7  Donbass  Rebels blamed as Ukraine bridges hit Oct.24   Sinai Egypt: Sinai bomb kills 26 troops   A suspected jihadist car bomb attack has killed at least 26 Egyptian soldiers at a checkpoint in the north of the restive peninsula Nov.2   Lahore Pakistan blast 'kills 50' at Wagah border with India   At least 50 people have been killed and more than 70 injured in a suicide bombing close to Pakistan's only border crossing with India Nov.10  Northern Nigeria  Boko Haram suspected in suicide bomb at school, 48 dead Nov.23   Afghanistan Suicide bomber kills 'at least 45' at volleyball match Nov.28   Northern Nigeria 'Dozens die' in Nigeria mosque attack   Dozens have been killed in a gun and bomb attack during Friday prayers at one of the biggest mosques in the Nigerian city of Kano, reports s...



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2014 Jan.9  New York  India diplomat in visa row charged Jan.25  China  China court jails lawyer Xu Zhiyong Jan.30   Northern Italy Amanda Knox found guilty of murder again   An Italian appeals court convicted former exchange student Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito on murder charges Jan.30  USA  Amanda Knox 'frightened' by murder ruling Feb.12  Kabul  Prisoners in US-Afghan row freed Feb.22   Eastern Ukraine   Ukraine ex-PM Tymoshenko freed   The Ukrainian opposition leader and former Prime Minister, Yulia Tymoshenko, has been freed from jail Mar.10  South Africa  Pistorius sick as post-mortem read Mar.24   Cairo 528 Muslim Brotherhood supporters sentenced to death
Mar.31   Tel Aviv   Israel's Olmert convicted of bribery  Israel's former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, who resigned from office in 2008 amid a corruption inquiry, has been found guilty in a bribery t... Apr.7  South Africa  Emotional Oscar Pistorius apologises Apr.9   South Africa Pistorius anguish at Reeva photo Apr.10  South Africa  Prosecutor accuses Pistorius of lying Apr.29  Oklahoma  Oklahoma inmate dies after 'botched' lethal injection May.14  South Korea  South Korea ferry captain charged with manslaughter Jun.1  Iran  Iran executed dissident for 'enmity against God' Jun.23   Cairo Al-Jazeera trio jailed in Egypt  Three al-Jazeera journalists accused of supporting the Muslim Brotherhood have been jailed for seven years in Egypt Jul.23  Arizona  Arizona execution takes two hours Aug.6   Cambodia   Top Khmer Rouge leaders guilty of crimes against humanity
  Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan have been jailed for life after being convicted by Cambodia's UN-backed tribunal of crimes against humanity.    Nuon Chea served as leader Pol Pot's deputy and K...
Aug.15  Texas  Texas Governor Rick Perry indicted for abuse of power Sep.11  South Africa  Judge rejects premeditated murder charge against Pistorius Sep.12   South Africa   Judge finds Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide
Map of PRETORIA South Africa
  A judge on Friday found Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and declared him not guilty of murder.    The parents of Reeva Steenkamp say 'justice was not served' after Oscar Pistorius was acquitted of murdering their daughter. Judge Thokozile Masipa sa...
Oct.14  South Africa  Pistorius 'blood money' was rejected Oct.21   South Africa   Oscar Pistorius sentenced to maximum of five years in prison
Map of Pretoria South Africa
  A judge sentenced former Olympic and Paralymic sprinter to a maximum of 5 years in prison for the culpable homicide of his girlfriend last February
 Pistorius begins serving time in jail, after being sentenced. Lawyers on both sides of the case later acknowledged that he is unlikely to serve his full sentence in prison
Oct.21  North Korea  American released from North Korea Oct.25  Iran  Iran executes woman who killed her alleged rapist Nov.6  Hague  No Israel charge over Gaza ship raid Nov.8   North Korea   North Korea frees detained US men Miller and Bae  2 Americans who were being held in detention in N. Korea, Matthew Todd Miller and Kenneth Bae, have been released and are on their way home Nov.10   South Korea   Ferry captain sentenced to 36 years in jail   Lee Joon-seok, the captain of the ferry which sank in April has been found guilty of gross negligence and sentenced to 36 years in prison Nov.24   Missouri   No indictment over Ferguson killing Map of Ferguson Missouri Missouri
  A grand jury has decided not to charge a Missouri policeman over the death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown
 State prosecutor Robert McCulloch said the jury exhaustively examined evidence. Brown's family said they were 'profoundly disappointed'
Nov.29   Cairo   Mubarak cleared over protest killings   A court in Egypt has dropped charges against former President Hosni Mubarak over the killing of 239 protesters during the 2011 uprising against... Dec.3   New York Federal probe into NY chokehold case   The Justice Dept is to launch a civil rights investigation into the death of a black man who died after being placed in a headlock by a white... Dec.30  Moscow  Kremlin critic Navalny found guilty of fraud



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2014 Jan.8   Venezuela Venezuelan beauty queen slain
Map of Carabobo Venezuela
  Monica Spear and her ex-husbandy, were driving when their car broke down, officials said. Armed robbers opened fire, killing both of them
Feb.3   Moscow Two killed in Moscow school shooting Apr.4   Afghanistan   Two AP journalists shot in Afghanistan, one fatally   Anja Niedringhaus, 48, a German photographerwas shot in Khost province province. Kathy Gannon, a Canadian reporter in a stable condition May.7  Northern Nigeria  150 reported killed in 'Boko Haram attack' May.24   Brussels Brussels fatal gun attack at Jewish museum Map of Jewish Museum Belgium
  A gunman has shot dead three people at the Jewish Museum in the Belgian capital, officials say. A fourth person was seriously wounded
 The attacker arrived by car, got out, fired on people at the museum entrance, and returned to the vehicle which then sped away
May.24   Southern California Gunman killed six people in drive-by shooting   The suspected gunman has been found dead in his crashed car, with a gunshot wound to the head Jun.4   Maritime Provinces Manhunt as police officers killed in Moncton   A manhunt for Justin Bourque, 24, is under way in the Canadian city of Moncton after three officers were shot dead and two wounded Jun.12  India  India hangings: Fourth woman dies in Uttar Pradesh Jun.15  Iraq  Images purport to show 'massacre' by militants Jun.23   Cairo Al-Jazeera trio jailed in Egypt  Three al-Jazeera journalists accused of supporting the Muslim Brotherhood have been jailed for seven years in Egypt Jun.30   West Bank   Abducted Israeli teens found dead Map of Halhul Hebron Israel
  Three Israeli teenagers who were abducted earlier this month in the West Bank have been found dead in a pit near the town of Halhul
 Naftali Frenkel and Gilad Shaar, both aged 16, and 19-year-old Eyal Yifrach were last seen at a junction near Hebron as they hitchhiked. Prime Minister Netanyahu said Hamas was responsible
Jul.5  Jerusalem  Autopsy shows Palestinian teen was burned to death as violence spreads Aug.15   Northern Iraq Iraq crisis: Yazidi villagers 'massacred' by ISIS Aug.19   Northern Iraq   Video shows ISIS beheading U.S. journalist James Foley
  A video shows the beheading and threatens the life of another American if President Barack Obama doesn't end military operations in Iraq
 James Wright Foley (October 18, 1973 – August 19, 2014) was an American freelance journalist and photojournalist of the Syrian Civil War when he was abducted on November 22, 2012 in northwestern Syria. Foley is the first American citizen to be killed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant
Aug.19   Northern Iraq   Video shows ISIS beheading U.S. journalist James Foley
  A video shows the beheading and threatens the life of another American if President Barack Obama doesn't end military operations in Iraq
 James Wright Foley (October 18, 1973 – August 19, 2014) was an American freelance journalist and photojournalist of the Syrian Civil War when he was abducted on November 22, 2012 in northwestern Syria. Foley is the first American citizen to be killed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant
Aug.21  USA  ISIS militants threatened to kill journalist in email to family Aug.22   Gaza Hamas kills 18 suspected Israel informants
Sep.2   Northern Syria   Islamic State 'kills US hostage'
  An Islamic State video has appeared which purports to show the beheading of Steven Sotloff, a US journalist being held hostage by the militants
Sep.13   London   Hostage 'death video' investigated  The Foreign Office has said it is 'working urgently to verify' video purporting to show beheading of British hostage David Haines Sep.18  Florida  Florida man kills his daughter and her six children Oct.29  Western Iraq  Islamic State 'kills 30 Sunni tribesmen' in Iraq Nov.1   Western Iraq IS militants kill 50 from Iraq tribe   Militants from Islamic State (IS) have killed at least 50 members of an Iraqi tribe in western Anbar province, officials and tribal leaders ... Nov.5   Pakistan Pakistani couple kill for desecrating Quran
Nov.7   Mexico   Missing students apparently killed, burned, dumped into river Map of Cocula Mexico
  The 43 students disappeared in September were abducted by police on order of a local mayor
 Suspected Mexican gang members have confessed to killing more than 40 students. The students are believed to have been turned over to a gang that killed them and burned their bodies
Nov.19   Honduras Honduran beauty queen found dead   María José Alvarado Muñoz and her sister were found dead Wednesday, and the sister's boyfriend and another man have been arrested Dec.1   Kenya Gunmen kill Kenya quarry workers Dec.6   Yemen Hostages killed in Yemen rescue bid Dec.11  Rio de Janeiro  Brazil killer alleges 42 victims Dec.18   Queensland Eight children found in Australian home   Police said a 34-year-old woman had been taken to hospital with stab wounds but was stable Dec.20   New York Gunman kills two New York policemen Map of Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn New York
  A gunman has shot dead two police officers sitting inside a patrol car in Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighbourhood before killing himself




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2014 Apr.15   Northern Nigeria   'Mass abduction' at Nigeria school
Map of Chibok Borno Nigeria
  Around 100 girls are thought to have been abducted in an attack on a school in north-east Nigeria, officials say
Apr.26   Donbass   Ukraine crisis: Observers held captive Map of Sloviansk Ukraine
  Concern mounted for the safety of a team of European and Ukrainian military observers seized by pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine
May.3   Donbass Abducted military observers freed in east Ukraine May.5   Nigeria   'I will sell them,' Boko Haram leader says of kidnapped girls   Fears for the fate of more than 200 girls turned even more nightmarish when the leader of the Islamist group announced plans to sell them May.6   Northern Nigeria Eight more Nigeria girls abducted May.10   Washington Michelle Obama: Nigeria kidnappings 'unconscionable' May.12   Northern Nigeria   Nigeria kidnapped girls 'shown in Boko Haram video'   Islamist militants Boko Haram have released a video apparently showing about 130 girls kidnapped from a school in northern Nigeria on April ... May.12   Nigeria US planes search for Nigerian girls May.18  Turkey  Arrests over Turkish mine deaths May.21   Southern California US woman found 10 years after kidnap May.26   Nigeria Nigeria army 'knows where girls are' May.31   Afghanistan US soldier freed by Taliban captors   US Army Sgt Bowe Bergdahl who has been held for nearly 5 years has been freed in deal that includes the release of five Afghan detainees Aug.15   Northern Nigeria Boko Haram suspected of abducting more than 50 villagers Sep.19   Mosul Turkish hostages held by IS in Iraq released Oct.4  Libya  Briton held hostage in Libya freed Oct.8   Mexico   Mexico missing students: Nationwide protests held Map of Iguala Mexico
  Thousands of people have held protests in cities across Mexico against the disappearance of students in the southern town of Iguala last month
Oct.17   Nigeria Boko Haram reach ceasefire deal, kidnapped girls to go free Nov.30   Colombia Colombian rebels free captured general Dec.5  Southern Philippines  Swiss hostage flees in Philippines Dec.14   Sydney Gunman takes hostages in Lindt café Map of Martin Place Sydney Australia
  At least one gunman has taken several people hostage at a cafe in Sydney. Pictures on TV a black flag with Arabic writing.    3 dead, including gunman, after raid ends Sydney hostage situation. Man Haron Monis, an Iranian a...
Dec.18   Northern Nigeria '200 villagers' kidnapped in Nigeria



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2014 May.19   Washington US charges Chinese with hacking  The US has charged 5 Chinese army officers with hacking into private-sector American companies in a bid for competitive advantage



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2014 Mar.8   Italy   Two aboard missing Malaysia Airlines jet traveling with stolen passports
  Two people aboard Boeing 777 were traveling with passports reported stolen in Thailand, foreign ministry officials in Italy and Austria said
May.17   Paris Leaders declare 'war' on Boko Haram




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2014 Apr.26   Donbass   Ukraine crisis: Observers held captive
Map of Sloviansk Ukraine
  Concern mounted for the safety of a team of European and Ukrainian military observers seized by pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine
Aug.21  Washington  Islamic State militants pose 'biggest threat' to US Nov.25  Missouri  Troops sent to quell Ferguson unrest



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2014 Jan.16  Vatican  Vatican grilled by U.N. over sexual abuse Jan.18   Kabul Afghanistan security probe after Kabul restaurant raid
Feb.8  Spain  Spanish princess quizzed in court Mar.15   Malaysia   Malaysian jet probe sharpens focus on passengers, crew   Investigators are concluding that the Boeing 777 had its communications deliberately disabled and was airborne for hours after it vanished Mar.15  Malaysia  Malaysia plane: Investigators study pilots' background Jun.5  Maritime Provinces  Moncton shooting: City on lockdown during manhunt Nov.10   Central India Indian botched sterilisations kill eight women Map of Chhattisgarh India
  Eight women have died after undergoing sterilisation surgery at a health camp organised by the government in the central Indian state




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2014 Sep.14  Berlin  Merkel: Fighting anti-Semitism is German duty Oct.17   Nigeria Boko Haram reach ceasefire deal, kidnapped girls to go free
Dec.12  Jerusalem  Palestinian throws acid at Jewish family Dec.21   France Driver attacks French pedestrians



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2014 Mar.8   Italy   Two aboard missing Malaysia Airlines jet traveling with stolen passports
  Two people aboard Boeing 777 were traveling with passports reported stolen in Thailand, foreign ministry officials in Italy and Austria said
Mar.14   Malaysia Investigators conclude missing jet hijacked, steered off course
Mar.14   Malaysia Investigators conclude missing jet hijacked, steered off course Mar.15   Malaysia   Malaysian jet probe sharpens focus on passengers, crew   Investigators are concluding that the Boeing 777 had its communications deliberately disabled and was airborne for hours after it vanished Mar.15  Malaysia  Malaysia plane: Investigators study pilots' background



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2014 Jan.25  China  China court jails lawyer Xu Zhiyong Feb.16  Sinai  Deadly bombing hits Egypt tour bus Feb.19  Sochi  Video shows Pussy Riot members 'beaten by Cossacks' Feb.22   Eastern Ukraine   Ukraine ex-PM Tymoshenko freed   The Ukrainian opposition leader and former Prime Minister, Yulia Tymoshenko, has been freed from jail Feb.22   North Mexico Mexico's 'Shorty' Joaquin Guzman arrested
Map of Sinaloa Mexico
  One of the world's most wanted drug barons, known as El Chapo or 'Shorty', has been arrested. He was the leader of the Sinaloa cartel
Apr.4  London  Rancadore rearrested after new warrant for Mafia boss Apr.18   South Korea   Ferry disaster captain arrested   Prosecutors in South Korea have asked a court to issue an arrest warrant for Lee Joon-seok, 69, the captain of the ferry that sank Apr.30   Northern Ireland Gerry Adams held over 1972 murder Map of Antrim United Kingdom
  Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has been arrested by Northern Ireland police in connection with the 1972 murder of Jean McConville
May.10   Washington Michelle Obama: Nigeria kidnappings 'unconscionable' May.18  Turkey  Arrests over Turkish mine deaths May.23   Bangkok Thai army detains ex-PM Yingluck May.31   Southern France Frenchman 'held over Brussels killings' Jun.1  Iran  Iran executed dissident for 'enmity against God' Jul.1   Paris   Sarkozy held over influence claims Map of Nanterre France
  French ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy has been detained for questioning over alleged influence peddling
Jul.6   Jerusalem 6 Jewish suspects arrested in connection with killing of Palestinian teen   They arrested in connection with the killing of a Palestinian teenager whose death set off days of violent protests in Arab areas of Jerusal... Aug.27  Sao Paulo  Brazil pursues Amazon 'destroyers' Oct.22  Mexico  Missing students: Iguala mayor arrest ordered Nov.8   North Korea   North Korea frees detained US men Miller and Bae  2 Americans who were being held in detention in N. Korea, Matthew Todd Miller and Kenneth Bae, have been released and are on their way home Nov.25  Missouri  Troops sent to quell Ferguson unrest Dec.3   New York Federal probe into NY chokehold case   The Justice Dept is to launch a civil rights investigation into the death of a black man who died after being placed in a headlock by a white... Dec.11   Hong Kong Arrests as Admiralty site is cleared Dec.30  Moscow  Kremlin critic Navalny found guilty of fraud



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2014 Jan.9  New York  India diplomat in visa row charged Jul.10   Berlin Germany expels U.S. Embassy official
Oct.8   Southeast Asia Vietnam tanker crew freed by pirates



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2014 Mar.1   Southern China Death toll rises to 33 in knife attack on China train station
Apr.9   Pittsburgh Up to 20 people stabbed at Pennsylvania high school   As many as 20 students have been injured in a mass stabbing at Franklin Regional High School in the state of Pennsylvania, authorities have ...



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2014 Apr.4   Afghanistan   Two AP journalists shot in Afghanistan, one fatally   Anja Niedringhaus, 48, a German photographerwas shot in Khost province province. Kathy Gannon, a Canadian reporter in a stable condition Jun.6   Kabul Afghan presidential candidate survives convoy attack




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2014 Feb.8  Spain  Spanish princess quizzed in court



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2014 Jan.8  London  Mark Duggan killing lawful, says jury Feb.8   Syria Aid convoy fired on in besieged Homs   An aid convoy bringing supplies into the besieged district of the central city of Homs became trapped for several hours after coming under f... Mar.31   Tel Aviv   Israel's Olmert convicted of bribery  Israel's former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, who resigned from office in 2008 amid a corruption inquiry, has been found guilty in a bribery t... Apr.2   Texas Shooting at US Army’s Fort Hood base
Map of Fort Hood Texas
  A shooting at the US Army's Fort Hood base leaves four dead - including a gunman who died from self-inflicted wounds - and 16 injured.    A gun rampage at the same base in 2009 left 13 soldiers dead an...
Apr.24  Kabul  US medics killed in Kabul attack Apr.30   Northern Ireland Gerry Adams held over 1972 murder Map of Antrim United Kingdom
  Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has been arrested by Northern Ireland police in connection with the 1972 murder of Jean McConville
May.1  Toronto  Toronto Mayor Rob Ford enters rehab May.23   Bangkok Thai army detains ex-PM Yingluck Jun.8  Nevada  Five dead in Las Vegas shootings Jun.21   South Korea South Korean soldier 'kills five comrades, wounds five' Jul.1   Paris   Sarkozy held over influence claims Map of Nanterre France
  French ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy has been detained for questioning over alleged influence peddling
Aug.11   Missouri   Riots over killing of US black teen Map of Ferguson Missouri Missouri
  Rioting over the killing of Michael Brown, 18, an unarmed black teenager, by a police officer has erupted in the US state of Missouri
 The shooting of Michael Brown occurred on August 9, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown, an unarmed black man, was shot to death by a white police officer, Darren Wilson. The disputed circumstances of the shooting, and resulting protests and civil unrest, have caused significant controversy in the United States
Aug.15  Texas  Texas Governor Rick Perry indicted for abuse of power Sep.6  Somalia  Al-Shabab names new leader after Godane death in US strike Sep.14  Berlin  Merkel: Fighting anti-Semitism is German duty Sep.29  UN Gen. Assembly  Netanyahu addresses Islamic terror in speech to UN Oct.22   Canada Soldier killed in Canada shootings Map of parliament Ottawa Canada
  A gunman shot a soldier at a war memorial in Ottawa, then ran into the nearby parliament building where he exchanged gunfire with police.    1 shooter is dead in Ottawa, a senior U.S. official said. So far, the...
Oct.22  Mexico  Missing students: Iguala mayor arrest ordered Oct.23  Canada  Sergeant-at-Arms hailed as hero who shot Ottawa attacker Oct.26   Johannesburg Football captain Senzo Meyiwa died after being shot Nov.29   Cairo   Mubarak cleared over protest killings   A court in Egypt has dropped charges against former President Hosni Mubarak over the killing of 239 protesters during the 2011 uprising against... Dec.5   China China arrests ex-security chief Zhou Yongkang  Ex-security chief, the most senior Chinese official to be investigated for corruption, has been arrested and expelled from the Communist Par...



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2014 Feb.2  Aleppo  Al Qaeda fighters in Syria kill rival rebel leader Feb.21  Somalia  Somali presidential palace attacked May.2   Ukraine   Police: 38 dead in protest-linked Odessa fire
Map of Trade Unions building Odessa Ukraine
  A building fire broke out during a clash between pro-Russia demonstrators and supporters of the central government
May.3   Donbass Abducted military observers freed in east Ukraine May.4  Ukraine  Odessa detainees freed after protest May.7  Northern Nigeria  150 reported killed in 'Boko Haram attack' Jun.1  Afghanistan  Taliban's Mullah Omar celebrates prisoner-swap 'victory' Jul.7  Donbass  Rebels blamed as Ukraine bridges hit Aug.11   Missouri   Riots over killing of US black teen Map of Ferguson Missouri Missouri
  Rioting over the killing of Michael Brown, 18, an unarmed black teenager, by a police officer has erupted in the US state of Missouri
 The shooting of Michael Brown occurred on August 9, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown, an unarmed black man, was shot to death by a white police officer, Darren Wilson. The disputed circumstances of the shooting, and resulting protests and civil unrest, have caused significant controversy in the United States
Aug.26   Aleppo California native fighting for ISIS killed in Syria Oct.8   Mexico   Mexico missing students: Nationwide protests held Map of Iguala Mexico
  Thousands of people have held protests in cities across Mexico against the disappearance of students in the southern town of Iguala last month
Nov.30   Colombia Colombian rebels free captured general Dec.11   Hong Kong Arrests as Admiralty site is cleared



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2014 Feb.23  Southern Israel  U.S. inmate killed after shooting guards in Israeli prison May.4  Ukraine  Odessa detainees freed after protest Jun.7   Canada Canada inmates in helicopter escape   Three inmates have escaped from a Orsainville detention centre using a helicopter. Police are now searching for the inmates Aug.24  Brazil  Deadly riot in southern Brazil jail



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2014 Jan.4  Beirut  Al-Qaeda's chief in Lebanon dies Feb.16   Geneva Co-pilot hijacks plane, flies to Geneva, seeks asylum
Apr.21   Boston Boston marathon honours bomb victims May.17   Paris Leaders declare 'war' on Boko Haram May.28  Washington  US gives $5bn to global terror fight Jun.1  Afghanistan  Taliban's Mullah Omar celebrates prisoner-swap 'victory' Jun.8   Karachi Gunmen attack Karachi's airport   Heavily armed gunmen have attacked Karachi international airport in Pakistan, killing at least 10 people Jun.9   Karachi Pakistani Taliban says behind airport raid Jun.17   Libya U.S. captures key Benghazi suspect in raid
  U.S. forces working with the FBI captured Libyan militia leader Ahmed abu Khattalah, a key suspect in the attack on the American compound
Jun.20   Western China 13 shot dead in west China after attack on police
Jul.15  Afghanistan  Car bomb kills at least 89 people in Afghanistan Jul.29   Western China Dozens killed, injured in China terror attack   A gang wielding knives and axes attacked civilians, a police station, government offices and smashed vehicles in a restive region of China Aug.2  Western China  China gives Xinjiang death toll Aug.5   Kabul US general Harold Greene killed by Afghan soldier   Maj Gen Harold Greene has been killed in an attack by an Afghan soldier at a British-run military academy near Kabul Aug.10  Syria  Australia boy 'in Syria severed head image' Aug.21  USA  ISIS militants threatened to kill journalist in email to family Aug.21  Washington  Islamic State militants pose 'biggest threat' to US Aug.26   Aleppo California native fighting for ISIS killed in Syria Sep.5   Somalia Top Somali militant killed in U.S. operation Sep.6  Somalia  Al-Shabab names new leader after Godane death in US strike Sep.11  Australia  Australia elevates terrorism threat level Sep.17  Sydney  Australia raids over killing plot Sep.29  UN Gen. Assembly  Netanyahu addresses Islamic terror in speech to UN Oct.3   Northern Syria   ISIS video claims to show beheading of Alan Henning
  A short video shows the apparent beheading of British aid worker, with the executioner blaming the death on the United Kingdom
Nov.5  Jerusalem  Vans used in Jerusalem 'terror' attacks Nov.12  Sinai  Egyptian terrorists are linked to ISIS Nov.16   ISIS ISIS video claims beheading of American hostage Peter Kassig
  The terror group has claimed to have beheaded American hostage Peter Kassig, an aid worker and former Army Ranger, in a graphic new video
Nov.17  Paris  Frenchman is part of ISIS beheading video Nov.17   Jerusalem Multiple people killed in Jerusalem synagogue attack
Map of Har Nof Israel
  At least five people were reportedly killed when two suspects attacked worshipers. 2 suspects were killed immediately following the attack.    Two Palestinians killed four rabbis in West Jerusalem. A policeman later di...
Nov.22   Kenya Kenya bus killings claimed by al-Shabab   Gunmen from the Somali militant group al-Shabab say they have attacked a bus in northern Kenya, killing 28 non-Muslims people Dec.15  Sydney  Abbott pays tribute to siege dead Dec.16   Peshawar   Taliban attack at school killed 132 children and 9 staff Map of Army Public School Peshawar Pakistan
  The horrific attack in Peshawar, carried out by a relatively small number of militants from the Tehreek-e-Taliban group
 The attack was carried out by 7 Taliban attackers, all wearing bomb vests. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif declared three days of mourning and Pakistan's army struck at militants in the region
Dec.16  Peshawar  Pakistan mourns its school dead



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2014 May.27   Lahore Pakistan woman stoned by family outside court  30-year old Farzana Bibi died has been killed by her relatives outside Lahore High Court for marrying against their wishes Oct.25  Iran  Iran executes woman who killed her alleged rapist



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2014 Dec.15  Sydney  Abbott pays tribute to siege dead Dec.16  Peshawar  Pakistan mourns its school dead



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2014 Apr.7  South Africa  Emotional Oscar Pistorius apologises Jul.4   Germany Germany arrests 'suspected US spy'
Jul.10   Berlin Germany expels U.S. Embassy official Oct.23  Canada  Sergeant-at-Arms hailed as hero who shot Ottawa attacker



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2014 Jan.15  New Delhi  Danish woman gang-raped in India Jan.15  Philippines  Philippines web abuse ring smashed Jan.16  Vatican  Vatican grilled by U.N. over sexual abuse Jan.17   Vatican Ex-Pope defrocked nearly 400 priests
Jan.23  India  India woman raped on 'elders' order' May.29   India Arrests over hanged Indian girls Map of Budaun Uttar Pradesh India
  Two girls raped, hanged at a village in Uttar Pradesh state's Budaun district. The victims were 14 and 16 years old and were cousins