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American Citizen Among Those Killed in Pakistan Attack

American Citizen Among Those Killed in Pakistan Attack

George Doyle/Thinkstock(ISLAMABAD) — An American citizen was one of 11 people killed in an attack in northern Pakistan on Sunday.Authorities say Islamist militants wearing police uniforms opened fire on a base camp at Nanga Parbat, the ninth-highest p…

Three Americans Killed in ‘Insider Attack’ in Afghanistan

Three Americans Killed in ‘Insider Attack’ in Afghanistan

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(PATIKA, Afghanistan) — An apparent insider attack has killed three Americans in the Patika region of Afghanistan.A man wearing an Afghan army uniform turned his weapon on his American trainers early Saturday, killing three. Two …

Three Killed in Multi-Vehicle Crash in Virginia Due to Fog

Three Killed in Multi-Vehicle Crash in Virginia Due to Fog

Comstock/Thinkstock(NORTH CHESTERFIELD, Va.) — At least three people were killed and at least 25 were taken to the hospital after a pile-up involving dozens of cars Sunday on a Virginia interstate.Virginia State Police said “excessive fog” in the Fanc…

Texas DA, Wife Found Shot to Death in Their Home

Texas DA, Wife Found Shot to Death in Their Home

Ingram Publishing/Thinkstock(DALLAS) — The Kaufman County, Texas, district attorney and his wife were found shot dead inside their home on Saturday, police said, nearly two months to the day that the county assistant district attorney was murdered in …

Another Senior Pakistani Journalist Killed

Another Senior Pakistani Journalist Killed

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Another senior Pakistani journalist has been killed, again in Pakistan’s northwest, ABC News confirms. Mehmood Jan Afridi, President of the Qalat Press Club, was in a shop when gunmen opened fire and killed him.
Two da…

Body of Russian Politician Discovered in Barrel of Cement

Body of Russian Politician Discovered in Barrel of Cement

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(MOSCOW) — The badly-beaten body of a Russian politician was found in a barrel full of cement, in what investigators said they believe was a murder ordered over an $80 million debt.Mikhail Pakhomov was a city council member in Li…

Explosion Kills Dozens in Pakistan

Explosion Kills Dozens in Pakistan

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(QUETTA, Pakistan) — An explosion outside a fruit market in Quetta, Pakistan has killed more than 40 people and wounded scores of others, including women and children, according to the Deputy Police Chief of Quetta. However, a re…

Indiana National Guardsman Gunned Down Protecting Young Son

Indiana National Guardsman Gunned Down Protecting Young Son

LaQuana Norwood(CHICAGO) — When 2-year-old Antoine Cook wants to talk to his father, Indiana National Guardsman Sgt. Willie Cook, Antoine grabs a cell phone.”He’ll pick it up and say, ‘Hey Dada what are you doing? I love you,’” says Cook’s fianc&eacut…

Egyptian Protestors Kill 30 Due to Death Penalty Sentences Given to Violent Soccer Fans

Egyptian Protestors Kill 30 Due to Death Penalty Sentences Given to Violent Soccer Fans

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(CAIRO) — At least 30 people are reported dead and more than 300 are injured after violent protestors went to the streets after death sentences were given to soccer fans in connection with last February’s soccer stadium violent ram…

Teenager Killed After Reported Fight Over His Jacket

Teenager Killed After Reported Fight Over His Jacket

16-year-old Raphael Ward was killed Jan. 4, 2012, in New York, according to police. (Facebook/BloccBoy Tokyo)(NEW YORK) — A New York City teenager is dead after he reportedly refused to give up his Polo Ralph Lauren jacket to another young man. Friend…

One Killed, Dozens Hurt in Japanese Chemical Plant Explosion

One Killed, Dozens Hurt in Japanese Chemical Plant Explosion

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(TOKYO) — A large explosion rocked a chemical plant in the coastal Japanese city of Himeji, killing one firefighter, and injuring more than 30 workers.Police said the blasts occurred as firefighters were trying to control a blaze…

Afghanistan Suicide Attack: Group Claims Revenge for Anti-Islamic Movie

Afghanistan Suicide Attack: Group Claims Revenge for Anti-Islamic Movie

ABC News(KABUL) — In one of the most deadly insurgent attacks in Kabul this year, a suicide bomber detonated a car filled with explosives on a main thoroughfare leading to Kabul’s airport, killing at least 13 people. Most of the victims were South Afr…

Two NATO Troops Killed in Insider Attack

Two NATO Troops Killed in Insider Attack

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(LONDON) — A man believed to be a member of the Afghan local police shot dead two NATO troops in southern Afghanistan. NATO said the gunman was also killed. So far this year 47 international service members have died at the hands…

Top Taliban Leader Killed in an Airstrike

Top Taliban Leader Killed in an Airstrike

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(LONDON) — Afghan and coalition officials have confirmed that the leader of the Pakistani Taliban has been killed in a precision airstrike in Afghanistan.Mullah Dadullah, also known as Jamal, was the leader of the Pakistani Talib…

14 Killed in Yemen

14 Killed in Yemen

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(LONDON) — Officials in Yemen say militants have attacked an intelligence headquarters in the port city of Aden, killing at least 14.
The deadly strike has come despite a two-month Yemeni military offensive, to dislodge the fight…

Afghan Policeman Kills 10 Fellow Officers

Afghan Policeman Kills 10 Fellow Officers

ABC News(KABUL, Afghanistan) — An Afghan policeman has killed at least ten of his fellow officers in a remote district of southwestern Afghanistan. Apparently, the policemen had links to militants and were killed in an ensuing gun battled.  This …

Senior Army NCO Killed in Afghanistan Suicide Blast, Brigade Commander Is Wounded

Senior Army NCO Killed in Afghanistan Suicide Blast, Brigade Commander Is Wounded

Pfc. Cameron Boyd(WASHINGTON) — A suicide bomb attack in eastern Afghanistan has killed or wounded the senior leaders of the Army’s 4th Brigade, 4th Infantry Division.The attack Wednesday killed four Americans, three U.S. service members and a U…

Ebola Outbreak Kills 14 in Uganda

Ebola Outbreak Kills 14 in Uganda

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(KAMPALA, Uganda) — The deadly Ebola virus killed 14 people this past week in Uganda reports The New York Times.Emergency response measures have been taken by sending professionals from the Centers of Disease Control and Preventi…

Syrian Army Denies Using Heavy Artillery in Tremesh Assault

Syrian Army Denies Using Heavy Artillery in Tremesh Assault

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Damascus pushed back Sunday on claims that its military used heavy artillery last week in the village of Tremesh that activists allege led to the biggest massacre of Syrians in the 16-month conflict with rebels.Accor…

Soldier Killed in Afghanistan During Skype Chat with Wife

Soldier Killed in Afghanistan During Skype Chat with Wife

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(EL PASO, Texas) — A Michigan native serving as an Army medic in Afghanistan was killed during a Skype video chat with his Texas-based wife earlier this week, The Detroit Free Press reports.Capt. Bruce Kevin Clark, a 43-year-old …

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