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Police officer killed, reporter stabbed at Nigeria election rally

Explosion and gunfire rocked an election rally in southern Nigeria`s Rivers state on Tuesday, killing one police officer and injuring four others while a reporter covering the event was stabbed.

'60 Minutes' correspondent Bob Simon killed in car crash

TV news programme '60 Minutes' correspondent Bob Simon has died in a car accident. He was 73.

Rapper killed in Oakland shooting

Rapper The Jacka was killed in a shooting which happened in East Oakland earlier this week.

Suge Knight charged with murder in hit-and-run case
Suge Knight charged with murder in hit-and-run case

American rap mogul Suge Knight has been charged with a murder in the death of his friend Terry Carter after Knight ran him over in Compton, it has been revealed.

Two BNP activists killed in clashes with rivals in Bangladesh

Two members of the opposition BNP were shot dead today in clashes with the ruling Awami League supporters, prompting authorities to call out paramilitary forces to control the situation on the first anniversary of the controversial elections boycotted by the opposition.

Road accident claims nine lives in Kenya

At least nine people were killed in a road accident involving a minibus and a truck in eastern Kenya`s Embu county Thursday, Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) said.

Yemen suicide bomber kills 33 at Shiite celebration

A suicide bomber killed at least 33 people in central Yemen on Wednesday when he blew himself up at a celebration by Shiite militia supporters, medics said.

Market fire kills 13 in Pakistan

A fire erupted in a busy market in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore Monday, killing at least 13 people and injuring two others, officials said.

Three Iranian troops killed near Pakistan border

Three Iranian soldiers have been killed close to the Pakistani border in an attack in the southeastern Saravan region, the official Fars news agency reported on Monday. 

Kolkata Police on extra alert following Bengaluru blast

Police force in Kolkata has been asked to be extra alert following the bomb blast in Bengaluru this evening, a top police officer said.

Over 100 suspected militants killed by Cameroon''s army

 More than 100 suspected Boko Haram militants were killed and over 200 arrested during an operation conducted by Cameroon`s army in Far-North Region, an army source said Saturday.

5 killed in helicopter crash in Brazil

Officials say a helicopter has crashed in southeastern Brazil, killing five people.

Prayer vigil held in New York for slain police officer

 Thousands of people paid tribute Friday in New York to one of two officers killed in an anti-police attack a week ago.

Car kills two Delhi policemen during checking

A Delhi Police officer and a constable were killed when a car asked to halt for routine checking rammed into them, police said Sunday.

Atletico Madrid ban ultra flags following fan's death
Atletico Madrid ban ultra flags following fan's death

Atletico Madrid have banned flags with references to the ultra group Frente Atletico in their stadium after a Deportivo La Coruna fan was killed before their last home match, the club said.

Three killed, six missing in China boats collision

 At least three people were killed and six went missing after two boats collided and sank in the East China Sea Thursday, authorities said.

Two civilians killed, monitors shot at in east Ukraine

 Ukraine`s military said Thursday that two civilians were killed in the latest clashes in east Ukraine, as international monitors observing the fighting between government forces and pro-Russian rebels reported being fired upon.

Greek diplomat killed by train near Bridge on River Kwai town

A Greek diplomat based in Bangkok was killed Wednesday after she fell under a moving train while visiting a popular Thailand tourist region known for inspiring the classic film "The Bridge on the River Kwai", police said.

Pakistan girl killed for listening to loud music

A sixteen-year-old Pakistani girl was gunned down by her uncle following a row over loud music.

Three soldiers, 34 militants killed in Pakistan

At least three soldiers and 34 militants were killed in two separate operations by the Pakistani military in the country`s northwest tribal area of North Waziristan Sunday.