United States

Florida shooting: Suspect charged with 17 murder counts

A 19-year-old expelled from Florida school charged with 17 counts of murder after one of deadliest US school shootings.

United States

'No words': At least 17 dead in US school shooting

Nineteen-year-old ex-student who allegedly opened fire with AR-15 rifle charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder.

US & Canada

US police spied on Muslims, African Americans: ACLU

Police in Boston unjustly spied on Muslims and African Americans online for years, American Civil Liberties Union says.

US police spied on Muslims, African Americans: ACLU

United Kingdom

UK man who rammed van into mosque sentenced to life

One person was killed and several others wounded when Osborne drove a vehicle into a group of people outside a mosque.

Finsbury Park attacker Darren Osborne jailed for life


Pakistan police arrest suspected rapist, killer of girl

A Suspect has been arrested in the case of seven-year-old Zainab, who was raped and murdered in Kasur.

United States

Parents charged with chaining 13 children in California home

Police say the children were found malnourished and unwashed, with some chained to their beds.

US & Canada

US: Rockford police 'building bridges not busting heads’

Police in Rockford, Illinois are responding with a unique approach to crime fighting.


Mexico confronts surge in violence against women

Facing crisis of gender-based violence, Puebla city classifies murders of more than 90 women this year as acts of femicide.


Mexico records highest homicide rate in 20 years

At least 23,000 people killed over the past year, giving the Central American nation its highest annual homicide rate in two decades.


'I felt so dehumanised': Nigerians decry police abuses

Calls grow for scrapping police investigation branch amid accusations of unlawful arrests, torture and even murder.

Nigerians want police's SARS force scrapped


Colombia's Gulf Clan calls for peace

Colombia's most powerful criminal gang has declared a unilateral ceasefire.

United States

Trump wants tightened immigration laws after NYC attack

Trump says US must fix its lax immigration system after NYC bombing suspect named as 27-year-old Bangladeshi immigrant.

Trump wants tightened immigration laws after NYC attack


Mafia boss Toto 'the beast' Riina dies in jail

The ruthless figurehead, seen as the boss of bosses of the Sicilian Mafia, died while serving 26 life sentences.

Mafia boss Toto 'the beast' Riina dies at 87


Tanzanian MP 'seriously wounded' after gun attack

Top opposition figure suffers multiple gunshot wounds by unknown attackers at his residence in Dodoma city.

Tanzania: Opposition MP Tundu Lissu wounded by gunmen


India hands death sentence for 1993 Mumbai blasts

Two others given life prison and one man is jailed for 10 years for bombings that killed 257 people.

Two handed death sentence for 1993 Mumbai blasts