Heavy gunfire between warring militias prevented firefighters from battling a massive inferno in Libya`s capital today, despite calls for a cease-fire to end the worst violence in the capital since the country`s 2011 civil war.
Security forces fired warning shots as protesters in Bangui demanded the resignation of the interim government and the removal of foreign troops from Central African Republic on Friday, a military source said.
Shots fired by unknown gunmen rattled parts of the Thai capital where anti-government protesters have set up camp for weeks, with small but occasionally deadly bombs and gunfire fast becoming the new norm in the city.
A large explosion followed by sporadic gunfire rocked central Kabul this evening, in a district that houses several embassies and restaurants frequented by foreigners, though there were no immediate details on casualties.
A man was shot dead in clashes in the Thai capital on Saturday between supporters of Premier Yingluck Shinawatra and anti-government protesters, who intensified their campaign by besieging several government buildings.
A dramatic car chase through the streets of Washington from near the White House to the US Capitol ended in gunfire on Thursday when law enforcement officers shot and killed the driver as lawmakers and aides huddled in a lockdown.