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Pakistan Family Feud Ends In Massacre After 28 Years

4 years ago /
International News 

A 60-year-old woman, her husband and their three children were axed to death in central Pakistan by the woman's family in revenge for the couple marrying 28 years ago, police said on Wednesday. The dead children were two girls and a son. A third daughter, 18, was wounded in Tuesday night's...

 

Five Killed In Afghanistan As Taliban Storm Kandahar Police Station

5 years ago /
International News 

Taliban fighters backed by a suicide bomber attacked a police headquarters in southern Afghanistan on Monday, killing five people as the insurgents step up attacks and foreign forces pack up and leave the country. The latest attack on Afghan security forces was in the southern province of Kandahar, the cradle of...

U.S. Attorney General Vows To End Racial Profiling

5 years ago /
International News 

U.S. attorney general Eric Holder has announced plans to help end racial profiling once and for all. He was speaking in Atlanta in the wake of mass protests surrounding the shooting dead of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by a white policeman. Holder was speaking at the Ebenezer Baptist church in Atlanta...

Soyinka Says IGP Has Declared War On Nigeria, Hails Gate Scaling Lawmakers

5 years ago /
Nation 

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka took a swipe at the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Suleiman Abba, saying he was appointed for the sole purpose of achieving Jonathan’s selfish ambition. Soyinka said this at a press briefing in Lagos yesterday where he also criticized and accused President Jonathan of fuelling the...

Islamist Militants Kill Tunisian Policeman Near Algerian Border

5 years ago /
International News 

Islamist militants beheaded a Tunisian policeman after he was kidnapped near the Algerian border late on Sunday, officials said on Monday.                The government has tightened security as it prepares for a presidential election runoff this month between incumbent Moncef Marzouki and veteran politician Beji Caid...

Robbers Kill Corps Member, 2 Policeman And 2 Others In Ekiti

5 years ago /
Nation 

Two policemen, a male and a female and two others, including a female corps member, were reportedly killed in a robbery attack at a branch of a first generation bank in Ikere-Ekiti community, Ekiti State. Our correspondent gathered that the robbers numbering over ten stormed the bank, in Ikere Ekiti. According...

IGP Orders Probe Of Pandemonium At NASS

5 years ago /
Nation 

The Inspector-General of Police, Malam Suleimam Abba, on Friday said the police authorities had opened  investigation into the brawl between some policemen and members of the House of Representatives. Abba condemned the incident while speaking with the State House correspondents in Abuja after a closed-door meeting with Vice-President Namadi Sambo. ‘‘Investigations are...

Israeli Troops Demolish Home Of Palestinian Who Committed October Attack

5 years ago /
International News 

 Israeli forces demolished the east Jerusalem home of a Palestinian who carried out a deadly October attack, just hours after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promised strict measures to deal with a rising wave of violence in the area. The demolition in the Silwan neighborhood targeted the property of Abdel Rahman al-Shaludi,...

Police Officer Who Was Injured In Jerusalem Synagogue Attack Dies In Hospital

5 years ago /
International News 

A policeman who was wounded in Tuesday's attack at a synagogue in Jerusalem has died, Racheli Goldblatt, a spokeswoman at Hadassah hospital told reporters The death raises to five the number of people killed by the attackers. Mr Netanyahu vowed to "settle the score with every terrorist" saying that those "who want...

Police Will Not Tolerate 'Accidental Discharge' Excuses By Officers - Force PRO

5 years ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Police said on Monday it would no longer tolerate the unlawful killing of Nigerians in the name of 'accidental discharge'.  Spokesman of the force, acting CP, Emmanuel Ojukwu, gave the warning at a Forum of Spokespersons of Security and Response Agencies (FOSSRA) organised by I-Nigerian Initiative. According to Ojukwu, no...

 

2015: Elections Will Be Accepted And Safe - IGP

5 years ago /
Nation 

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Suleiman Abba, has promised that  the 2015 general elections will be devoid of any form of rancour and will be accepted by all. Abba, who stated this on Wednesday during the monthly meeting with the rank of Commissioners of Police (CPs) and above at the...

Tears Flow As Zambia's Sata Is Laid To Rest

5 years ago /
Politics 

Zambia's president Michael Sata was buried on Tuesday with full honours at a state funeral following his death at a London hospital two weeks ago. Tens of thousands of Zambians and around a dozen African leaders turned out to bid farewell to the leader who was sent off with a 21-gun...

 

Pakistani Policeman Kills Inmate With Axe For Alleged Blasphemy

5 years ago /
International News 

A Pakistani policeman killed a man in custody after the inmate allegedly made blasphemous comments, officials said on Thursday, days after a Christian couple accused of the same crime was killed. Tufail Haidar was arrested in Gujrat, a city in Punjab, for making derogatory remarks about the companions of Prophet Mohammed. He...

 

Israeli Police Shoot Dead Palestinian Suspected Of Shooting Jewish Activist

5 years ago /
International News 

An Israeli policeman said the country's counter-terrorism unit early on Thursday shot dead a Palestinian, suspected of having attempted to assassinate a leading far-right Jewish activist. Police Spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said in Tel Avive, that the unit surrounded the suspect's house in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Abu Tur and opened fire...

Six Killed In Raid On Besieged Tunisia House

5 years ago /
International News 

Six people, including five women, were killed Friday when Tunisian security forces stormed a house where gunmen were locked in a standoff with police near the capital, the authorities said. One gunman was among the dead while another was hospitalised along with two children who were inside the house, interior ministry...

Tunisian Forces Clash With Militants, One Policeman Killed

5 years ago /
International News 

A Tunisian policeman was killed on Thursday when security forces clashed with Islamist militants on the outskirts of Tunis, an interior ministry spokesman said, as the country prepares for parliamentary elections. Police negotiators were trying to persuade militants to surrender after surrounding a house in Oued Ellil west of Tunis following...

Pastor Arrested For Faking As Policeman For 19 Years

5 years ago /
Oddities 

It was a sad end for Pastor Augustine Kadurumba of the Mountain of Solution Ministry, Akesan who was arrested and charged before Ejigbo Magistrate’s court for impersonation and unlawful possession of Nigeria police Identity card in Lagos State Western Nigeria. The court ordered him to be remanded in prison custody at...

Police Sergeant Slumps, Dies During Promotion Exercise

5 years ago /
Nation 

A police Sergeant attached to the Oyo State Police Command on Inspectors’ Promotion Course at the Police College Ikeja, Lagos, slumped and died yesterday, during the ongoing promotional examination of policemen to the rank of Sergeant and Inspector. The Sergeant identified as Lekan who was to be promoted to the rank...

 

500 Flights Cancelled And 59 Injured As Typhoon Vongfong Sweeps Up The Japanese Coast

5 years ago /
Environment  International News 

Safety measures at the devastated Fukushima nuclear power plant were tightened today as the strongest storm to hit Japan this year battered the southern islands of Kyushu and Shikoku. Typhoon Vongfong brought heavy rain to Tokyo and caused extensive travel disruption across Japan, where 820,000 people have been urged to leave...

 

Kenyan Policeman Killed By Suspected Al Shabaab Operatives

5 years ago /
International News 

Kenyan police have launched a manhunt for two suspected Al-Shabaab gunmen involved in the murder of a police officer on Thursday in the coastal city of Mombasa. The gunmen shot dead the officer at point blank outside a hotel in the tourism resort city. The officer was guarding a popular casino...