Police ‘wrong’ for not breaking down door in Texas shooting

A senior Texas security official said Friday that police were wrong to delay storming the classroom where an armed teenager was locked up with dead and injured children, fueling fears that police inaction cost Uvalde lives. “In hindsight…it was the wrong decision, period,” Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steven McCraw said at an emotional … Read more

Russian forces close in on key eastern Ukraine town

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky accuses Moscow of perpetrating “genocide” in the eastern region of Donbass, where the city of Severodonetsk is under heavy Russian bombardment. COMPLETE VID32B89EH_EN Russian troops moved into the strategic city of Severodonetsk on Friday in a relentless offensive to control Ukraine’s eastern Donbass region, shelling residential areas and claiming the capture … Read more

Russian forces close in on key eastern Ukraine town

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky accuses Moscow of perpetrating “genocide” in the eastern region of Donbass, where the city of Severodonetsk is under heavy Russian bombardment. COMPLETE VID32B89EH_EN Russian troops moved into the strategic city of Severodonetsk on Friday in a relentless offensive to control Ukraine’s eastern Donbass region, shelling residential areas and claiming the capture … Read more

Senegalese health minister sacked after deadly hospital fire

Senegalese President Macky Sall fired his health minister on Thursday as his country mourned the death of 11 newborn babies in a hospital fire attributed to an electrical short. Wednesday night’s tragedy in the western town of Tivaouane was just the latest in a string of hospital deaths that have exposed weaknesses in the country’s … Read more

Eleven babies die in Senegal hospital fire

Eleven newborn babies have died in a hospital fire attributed to an electrical short circuit in the western Senegal town of Tivaouane, authorities said on Thursday. In the latest in a string of hospital deaths that have exposed weaknesses in the national healthcare system, President Macky Sall announced the tragedy on Twitter and declared three … Read more

Texas Massacre Parents Question ‘Belated’ Police Response

Texas town of Uvalde mourns 19 children and two teachers killed in latest US shooting Witnesses to the Texas school shooting on Thursday questioned the early police response to the massacre, as bereaved parents said they pleaded with officers to storm the building and arrest the bloodshed – in vain. Texas Department of Public Safety … Read more

Ukraine says war in east is at ‘maximum intensity’

Ukraine said on Thursday the war in the east of the country had reached its fiercest level yet as it urged Western allies to match words with support against invading Russian forces. The Kremlin on Thursday accused Western countries of blocking ships carrying grain from leaving Ukrainian ports, dismissing accusations that Russia was to blame.

Eleven babies die in Senegal hospital fire

Eleven newborn babies died in a fire at a hospital attributed to an electrical short circuit in Tivaouane, western Senegal, authorities said Thursday. The town’s mayor, Demba Diop, said the fire was caused by “a short circuit and spread very quickly”.

Ukraine says war in east is at ‘maximum intensity’

Ukraine said on Thursday the war in the east of the country had reached its fiercest level yet as it urged Western allies to match words with support against invading Russian forces. The Kremlin on Thursday accused Western countries of blocking ships carrying grain from leaving Ukrainian ports, dismissing accusations that Russia was to blame. … Read more

Ukraine says war in the east is at ‘maximum intensity’

Ukraine said on Thursday the war in the east of the country had reached its fiercest level yet as it urged Western allies to match words with support against invading Russian forces. The Kremlin on Thursday accused Western countries of blocking ships carrying grain from leaving Ukrainian ports, dismissing accusations that Russia was to blame. … Read more