Friday, 28 January 2022

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Saudi king’s bodyguard shot dead in row with friend

RIYADH: The long-time personal bodyguard of Saudi Arabia’s King Salman was shot dead by a friend while at a private residence in the western city of Jeddah, in what the state broadcaster described as “a personal dispute”. State media did not give details about the row that sparked the shooting ...

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Ethiopia army chief shot dead in ‘coup bid’ attacks

ADDIS ABABA: The chief of staff of the Ethiopian Army Gen Seare Mekonnen has been shot dead by his own bodyguard in the capital, Addis Ababa. He and another officer died trying to prevent a coup attempt against the administration in Ethiopia’s northern Amhara region, PM Abiy Ahmed said. In ...

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Indian journalist shot dead in Bangalore

BANGALORE: A prominent Indian journalist Gauri Lankesh, a senior journalist, activist and anti-establishment voice, critical of Hindu nationalist politics, was shot dead outside her home in Bengaluru last night by attackers who fired seven times at close range. The 55-year-old editor, renowned for speaking her mind, had stepped out of ...

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Two Israeli policemen shot dead, gunmen killed

JERUSALEM: Three Arab-Israeli gunmen shot dead two Israeli policemen near one of Jerusalem’s most holy places on Friday, and were then killed by security forces, police said. It was one of the most serious attacks so close to the volatile holy site, known to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary and ...

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Afghan commando kills two American soldiers before being shot dead

KABUL: Two US soldiers were killed and two others were wounded after an Afghan army soldier open fire at them in eastern Afghanistan’s Achin district on Saturday. The Afghan commando was shot down after he opened fire on the US soldiers, according to reports in international media. The incident followed ...

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Cleveland police hunt man who posted killing video on Facebook

OHIO: Police are hunting an “armed and dangerous” man who appears to have shot dead a stranger in the street and uploaded it to Facebook. The suspect, Steve Stephens, is on the run and has claimed to have committed more than a dozen other killings, according to police in Cleveland, ...

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British father of two shot dead at Kenyan ranch

A British man was shot dead in northern Kenya at a private ranch in the Laikipia area, two of the man’s neighbors said, and a legislator warned that local politicians were stoking violence as elections approach. There have been numerous attacks in the drought-stricken region of Laikipia in recent months ...

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Family of British businessman shot dead in his Porsche in Thailand

PATTAYA: The family of a British businessman shot and killed in a tourist hotspot in Thailand have said they are “devastated” by his death and have no clue why he was targeted. Dad-of-four Tony Kenway, 39, was shot dead in his top-of-the-range Porsche just moments after leaving a gym in ...

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Journalist shot dead in front of 6 year old son in Bahrain

MANAMA: A journalist has been gunned-down in front of her six-year-old son in Bahrain, local media reported Thursday. Activists claim that 28-year-old Eman Salehi was allegedly shot dead by a member of the nation’s royal family who is serving in the military. The Shia woman, who worked as a sports ...

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Finland Shooting: Mayor And Two Reporters Shot Dead

HELSINKI: A local town mayor and two journalists have been shot dead overnight in an apparent random attack in Imatra, southeastern Finland. The victims, all women, were gunned down on the pavement outside a restaurant in the town, about 140 miles east of the Finnish capital Helsinki. Police detained a ...

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