At least 48 people die from suicide attack in Afghanistan

At least 48 people die from suicide attack in Afghanistan

A suicide attack with explosives caused the death of at least 48 people this Sunday at an electoral registration center in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan. According to the authorities, most of the fatalities are women and children who were lining up to enter the state building. The self-styled Islamic State...

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A semi-nude armed gunman kills a group of four at a 24-hour open restaurant

A semi-nude armed gunman kills a group of four at a 24-hour open restaurant

WASHINGTON: A semi-nude gunman gunned down four people and injured at least two more in the early hours of Sunday at a restaurant on the outskirts of Nashville, Tennessee, police stated. The Metropolitan Nashville Police Department claimed in a statement that the shooting occurred at a Waffle House restaurant in...

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Kabul: Taliban attacks are ever-increasing, 6 local policemen killed at checkpoint

Kabul: Taliban attacks are ever-increasing, 6 local policemen killed at checkpoint

KABUL: An Afghan official reportedly said that at least six local police were killed when a group of Taliban fighters attacked and overran their checkpoint in northern Sari Pul province. Zabi Amani, spokesman for the provincial governor, said on Saturday two other policemen were wounded during Friday’s late-night attack. Amani...

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The worrying increase in incidents with hand grenades in Sweden (and what it says about the violence in the country)

The worrying increase in incidents with hand grenades in Sweden (and what it says about the violence in the country)

Daniel Cuevas Zúñiga was returning home by bicycle after a night shift in the south of Stockholm, Sweden, when he stopped to pick up an object he found on the ground. Police believe that Cuevas Zúñiga, a 63-year-old Chilean who emigrated to Sweden in the mid-1980s and worked in a...

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KSA: 4 Saudi officers gunned down and 4 other wounded in Southern Asir

KSA: 4 Saudi officers gunned down and 4 other wounded in Southern Asir

RIYADH: On Thursday four Saudi officers were shot dead and four others wounded when their checkpoint came under gunfire in southern Asir province, state media said citing the interior ministry. Three officers were instantly killed when the outpost came under attack, the Saudi Press Agency reported, without specifying who it...

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Is Starbucks racist? Business meeting landed 2 black men in handcuffs, sparks national outrage for worsening race relations

Is Starbucks racist? Business meeting landed 2 black men in handcuffs, sparks national outrage for worsening race relations

A week after their arrests at a Starbucks Corp cafe in Philadelphia triggered protests and calls for boycotts of the coffee chain, the two black men involved ultimately broke their silence and said they wanted the incident to change U.S. racial attitudes. The men, Donte Robinson and Rashon Nelson, sat...

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Muslim woman denied French passport on refusing to shake hands with a senior official during the citizenship ceremony

Muslim woman denied French passport on refusing to shake hands with a senior official during the citizenship ceremony

France´s highest administrative court has upheld a decision to deny a French passport to an Algerian Muslim who refused to shake hands with officials during her citizenship ceremony, according to a ruling seen by AFP Thursday. The woman argued that her “religious beliefs” prohibited her from shaking hands with a...

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The Iconic Amul Girl cried and we are all feeling her pain

The Iconic Amul Girl cried and we are all feeling her pain

For years and as far as our memory goes, Amul has taken the leverage of writing the best copies over a social news, that are terse, poignant, rhyming and meaningful. This time, they are back with Kathua and Unnao.

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WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Police beat a woman in Iran for not wearing “Islamic” clothing

WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Police beat a woman in Iran for not wearing “Islamic” clothing

A video on social networks shows how the victim was not wearing the handkerchief and his hair was visible. During the last months, many women have staged protests against the imposition of the veil in Iran A young woman was beaten by police in Iran because she considered that she...

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