10 dead after gunmen attack UK security compound in Afghanistan

10 dead after gunmen attack UK security compound in Afghanistan

KABUL (Reuters) – Gunmen attacked a British security compound for contractors in the Afghan capital of Kabul on Wednesday, killing at least 10 people and wounding 19. The attack occurred hours after President Ashraf Ghani outlined plans for peace in Afghanistan. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, which started after a car bomb exploded…

Syria ‚gas attack’ sparks Russian strikes

Syria ‚gas attack’ sparks Russian strikes

Image copyright AFP Image caption Dozens of people in Aleppo were treated with breathing difficulties overnight Russia has carried out air strikes against Syrian rebels it accuses of launching a chemical attack on the government-held city of Aleppo. Both Syria and its Russian allies say shells carrying toxic gas injured about 100 people late on…

Six held in plot to ‚attack’ Macron

Six held in plot to ‚attack’ Macron

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The arrests come as Mr Macron tours the battlefields of northern France Six people have been arrested in France on suspicion of planning to carry out a „violent” attack on President Emmanuel Macron, officials say. The individuals, reported to be five men and a woman, were picked up by…

2 stabbed in attack at Sony office in London

2 stabbed in attack at Sony office in London

Armed police are responding to a stabbing at Sony’s office in London which has injured two people. One person has been arrested, the Metropolitan Police said. The incident occurred at around 11.00 a.m. on Friday. Staff were evacuated from the building on Derry Street, just off London’s Kensington High Street „as a precaution,” police said.…

Knife attack at Chinese kindergarten

Knife attack at Chinese kindergarten

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Police say the woman who attacked the school was carrying a kitchen knife At least 14 children have been injured in a knife attack at a kindergarten in Chongqing, south-west China. Police say a 39-year-old woman carrying a kitchen knife entered the school in Banan district on Friday morning, as…

Mobs attack women near Hindu temple

Mobs attack women near Hindu temple

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Many of the protesters against women entering the temple are women themselves Crowds of angry Hindu devotees have prevented women from entering one of Hinduism’s holiest temples despite a historic Supreme Court ruling. Crowds of agitated protesters in Kerala attacked female devotees, many of whom turned back as a…