Guatemala convicts 5 ex-patrolmen for 1982 rapes

Guatemala convicts 5 ex-patrolmen for 1982 rapes

A Guatemalan court has sentenced five former members of a pro-government ‘civilian patrol’ to 30 years in prison for the rape of indigenous women during the civil war in the Central American country ThroughThe Associated Press January 25, 2022, 00:49 • 1 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article GUATEMALA CITY – A … Read more

Australian man reportedly killed when explosive vest exploded

Australian man reportedly killed when explosive vest exploded

Police said they were investigating the death of a man who was allegedly killed when an explosive vest he was wearing detonated as he drove his car down a suburban street in the Australian city of Melbourne. Through ROD McGUIRK Associated Press January 24, 2022, 10:27 PM • 2 minute read Share on FacebookShare on … Read more

Soldiers say military junta now controls Burkina Faso

Soldiers say military junta now controls Burkina Faso

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso — More than a dozen mutinous soldiers told state television on Monday that a military junta had taken control of Burkina Faso after arresting the democratically elected president after a day of shootings in the capital. . The military coup in a country that was once a bastion of stability was the … Read more

Minnesota Police: Poison Gas That Killed 7 Came From Furnace

Minnesota Police: Poison Gas That Killed 7 Came From Furnace

Authorities say a furnace was the source of carbon monoxide that killed seven members of a Honduran immigrant family living in Minnesota last month ThroughThe Associated Press January 24, 2022, 8:44 p.m. • 2 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article MOORHEAD, Minn. — A furnace was the source of carbon monoxide that … Read more

Italian lawmakers vote for next president with unclear slate

Italian lawmakers vote for next president with unclear slate

With special pandemic precautions, voting for Italy’s next president has begun without a clear list of candidates after former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s reluctant withdrawal three times Through FRANCES D’EMILIO and COLLEEN BARRY Associated Press January 24, 2022, 6:54 p.m. • 4 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article ROME — With special … Read more

On the brink of war with Russia, Ukrainians are resigned and prepared

On the brink of war with Russia, Ukrainians are resigned and prepared

KIEV, Ukraine—Computer whiz Danylo Kovzhun taught his kids how to handle a gun. Confectioner Roman Nabozhniak trains co-workers to run his business so he can focus on fighting the Russians. Bar owner Vitaliy Kyrychenko keeps his gas tank full in case he needs to get out quickly. Ukraine has struggled to maintain a sense of … Read more

Syrian Kurdish forces close in on IS-controlled prison wing

Syrian Kurdish forces close in on IS-controlled prison wing

BEIRUT — US-backed Syrian Kurdish fighters were deployed to a prison in northeastern Syria on Monday, closing in on the last wing of the facility controlled by militants for days, the force said and a war watcher. The raid follows the surrender of hundreds of Islamic State fighters and aims to end one of the … Read more

Police: Gunmen kill Pakistani journalist working for local TV

Australian man reportedly killed when explosive vest exploded

Police and industry officials say gunmen on motorbikes shot and killed a Pakistani journalist in the eastern city of Lahore before fleeing the scene ThroughThe Associated Press January 24, 2022, 3:48 p.m. • 1 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article LAHORE, Pakistan – Gunmen on motorbikes shot and killed a Pakistani journalist … Read more

UK to investigate lawmaker’s claim she was fired for Muslim faith

UK to investigate lawmaker’s claim she was fired for Muslim faith

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has ordered an investigation into a Conservative lawmaker’s claim that she was fired from a government post in part because of her Muslim faith Through JILL LAWLESS Associated Press January 24, 2022, 2:20 p.m. • 4 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article LONDON — British Prime Minister … Read more

Several wounded in a shooting in a German city; dead gunman

Australian man reportedly killed when explosive vest exploded

German police said a lone gunman injured several people at an amphitheater in the southwestern city of Heidelberg. ThroughThe Associated Press January 24, 2022, 1:08 p.m. • 1 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article BERLIN — A lone gunman injured several people at an amphitheater in the southwestern German city of Heidelberg … Read more