Human Rights

Gun violence in the US is a 'human rights crisis'

Rights group says 'all aspects of American life are compromised' due to lack of proper gun regulation.

Gun violence in the US is a human rights crisis: Amnesty

Palestine

Palestinian fear over Israel's new firearms rules

Residents of the occupied West Bank fear increasing violence by settlers, as a result of Israel's relaxed gun laws.

Israel's eased gun laws: Palestinian fear over new gun permits

United States

US: 4 killed in Cincinnati bank shooting, including gunman

Multiple police officers engaged shooter in Cincinnati after he opened fire on civilians in a downtown bank.

US: 4 killed in Cincinnati bank shooting, including gunman

United States

US judge extends ban on release of 3D-printed gun blueprints

Judge extends order blocking the online distribution of files for printing plastic guns until the case is resolved.

US judge extends ban on release of 3D-printed gun blueprints

United States

'Gamers' shot dead at Florida video game tournament

At least two people killed and nine wounded in shooting at online game tournament in Jacksonville.

United States

Chicago seeks help after deadly weekend of shootings

At least 73 people were shot, 12 fatally, across Chicago during the weekend, according to reports, making it the bloodiest weekend in more than two years.

Canada

Toronto gun violence: Politicians call for ban on all handguns

Some are beginning to describe a 'summer of the gun' in Toronto as murder and gun crime rates are double what they were the previous year.

Canada

Toronto gun violence: 'A product of what we didn't do right'

Activists say community-led initiatives and socioeconomic opportunities, not more police, key to ending gun violence.

Toronto gun violence: 'A product of what we didn't do right'

Canada

Two dead, 13 wounded after gunman opens fire in Toronto

Mass shooting hits Greektown neighbourhood of Canada's largest city; assailant among the dead after police shootout.

Canada: Two dead, 13 wounded in Toronto mass shooting

United States

MGM sues Las Vegas mass shooting victims

Hotel group denies liability for Las Vegas gun massacre in which 58 people were killed and hundreds wounded.

Hotel group launches lawsuit against Las Vegas shooting victims

United States

US Republicans endorse arming toddlers on comedy show

One of the Republican politicians on the comedy series, 'Who is America?', later said he was against arming of children.

US Republicans endorse arming toddlers on Sacha Baron Cohen show

Media

'Yes, we're putting out a damn paper'

Maryland newspaper publishes Friday edition just hours after four of its journalists and one staffer were shot dead.

Capital Gazette: Victims remembered in first edition after attack

United States

Five killed in 'targeted' attack on Annapolis newspaper

Gunman kills at least five in one of deadliest recorded attacks on US media.

United States

Video: Dancing FBI agent backflips, accidentally shoots bystander

Police are investigating unnamed agent, who dropped his gun and discharged a round while attempting to retrieve it.

Video: Dancing FBI agent backflips, accidentally shoots bystander

Canada

'It's a weapon of war; not a toy or hunting rifle'

Muslim community, still coping with last year's deadly shooting, calls for outright ban on assault rifles in Canada.

Quebec mosque attack survivors demand ban on assault weapons