PSG coach Laurent Blanc admits massacre troubling players` preparation
PSG coach Laurent Blanc admits massacre troubling players` preparation

Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc admitted Friday it has not been easy to prepare for Saturday`s Ligue 1 clash with Bastia in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo massacre.

Thousands protest in Mexico City over missing students

Some three thousand people took to the streets of downtown Mexico City on Friday, three months after the disappearance and likely massacre of 43 students.

New massacre leaves 36 dead in eastern DR Congo

Suspected Ugandan rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo hacked 36 people to death with machetes and axes, authorities said Sunday, as an outcry grew against the failure of the army and UN peacekeepers to stop a repeat of such massacres.

New massacre leaves 14 dead in eastern DR Congo: Officials

An overnight attack by suspected Ugandan rebels in the area of Beni in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has left 14 people dead, authorities said Sunday.

The attack in the village of Oicha in North Kivu province was confirmed by a military spokesman and a local official.

Only two bones identifiable in Mexico massacre: official

Mexico`s attorney general downplayed chances Monday of ever identifying charred remains attributed to the suspected massacre of 43 students, saying only two bones were salvageable for DNA tests.

Suicide bomber in school uniform kills 47 in Nigeria

A suspected Boko Haram suicide bomber disguised in school uniform killed 47 students in northeast Nigeria on Monday, in one of the worst attacks against schools teaching a so-called Western curriculum.

Mexico horrified by suspected massacre of 43 students

Mexico was confronted Saturday with one of the grisliest massacres in years of drug violence after gang suspects confessed to slaughtering 43 missing students and dumping their charcoaled remains in a river.

Turkey warns of threat to Aleppo from Assad, fears new refugee influx

 Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has accused Syrian forces of committing massacres in and around Aleppo and said Turkey would face a major new refugee crisis if Syria`s second city were to fall into their hands.

ISIS take revenge on Iraqi Sunni tribes; mass graves found after hundreds massacred
ISIS take revenge on Iraqi Sunni tribes; mass graves found after hundreds massacred

The Sunni tribes from Iraq who chose to fight against the barbaric extremist group Islamic State were on the receiving end of a bloody revenge meted out by the ISIS as over 200 bodies were found in the mass graves found recently in Anbar province, reports said Sunday.

Eight shot dead outside Colombian city

Eight men were shot dead outside the southwestern Colombian city of Cali, authorities said Saturday.

Karadzic was `unaware` of Srebrenica massacre: Lawyer

Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic "did not know" of the 1995 massacre of thousands of Muslims at Srebrenica during Bosnia`s bloody civil war, his lawyer said Thursday, seeking an acquittal.

Rwanda cricket, growing a game of hope
Rwanda cricket, growing a game of hope

Cricketer Don De Dieu Mugisha bowls a ball down a bumpy, dusty wicket at a match in Rwanda: a sport introduced by those who returned after fleeing genocide 20 years ago.

Iraq: Calgary man, ex-Somalia PM`s nephew, fighting for Islamic State killed

After the IS killed some eighty of the minority group Yazidi, US warplanes conducted air strikes against the militant targets near Irbil and the largest dam in Mosul, to help Kurdish forces retake it.

Zimbabwe vs South Africa: Dane Piedt makes ideal Proteas debut

South Africa`s Dale Steyn and Dane Piedt made history, but Zimbabwe avoided the massacre that most had anticipated as they reached lunch on 64 for two on the first day of a one-off Test.

Brazil president condemns Israel`s `massacre` in Gaza

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has condemned Israel`s offensive in Gaza as a "massacre", joining international calls for a halt to the bloodshed.

Italy arrests five over migrant `massacre` at sea

Italian police have arrested five migrants accused of the grisly murder of scores of fellow would-be refugees when fighting broke out on a boat making the treacherous crossing to Europe, local media reported.

Bosnian mom buries 2 sons 19 years after massacre

After 19 years, Hajrija Selimovic will finally have a place to mourn her family on Friday.

Not the end of world for Brazil, says Kevin Pietersen

According to former England cricketer Kevin Pietersen, "it is not the end of the world" for Brazil. The South African born middle-order batsman added that "sport deals some dreadful hands at times.’

Lankan panel asked to probe 1990 LTTE massacre of policemen

A Sri Lankan panel investigating the cases of thousands of people who went missing during the nearly three-decade war with LTTE has been asked to probe the execution of over 600 policemen by the Tamil rebels in 1990.

US House urges China to stop Tiananmen censorship

The US House of Representatives on Wednesday urged China to stop censoring news about the Tiananmen Square crackdown as authorities enforced a tight blackout ahead of the 25th anniversary.