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Croatia: Six killed after gunman opens fire in care home, local media reports

Nikola Blazekovic/AFP/Getty Images Police cars are stationed in front of a retirement home where at least five people were killed in a shooting in Daruvar, Croatia on July 22, 2024. CNN  —  At least six people died after a gunman entered a home for the elderly in Croatia on Monday and started shooting, according to […]

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Paris: Game Changers – Defying the hijab ban on French athletes | Documentary

A French Muslim athlete challenges a hijab ban in basketball with an inclusive tournament ahead of the Paris Olympics. Helene Ba’s basketball dreams were shattered when the French Basketball Federation (FFBB) announced a nationwide ban on players competing in religious attire. Undeterred, she launches “Basketball for All”, an inclusive movement to confront perceived religious discrimination

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What’s behind the recurring unrest in Bangladesh? | Protests News

Student protesters won’t stand down despite the top court reducing quotas for government jobs. After weeks of widespread unrest in Bangladesh, the Supreme Court has changed a controversial quota system for government jobs. It has significantly reduced the share of public sector positions reserved for war veterans’ family members. But despite the ruling, the protests

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The full text of Biden’s letter on exiting the presidential election race

‘It is in the best interest of my party and the country for me to stand down,’ the US president writes. The following is the letter from United States President Joe Biden, announcing he will no longer run for re-election in November: “My Fellow Americans, Over the past three and a half years, we have

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US elections 2024: Biden drops out of presidential race amid pressure

BREAKINGBREAKING, The oldest sitting US president heeds calls to withdraw re-election bid, thrusting the high-wire race for the White House into an uncertain territory. US President Joe Biden has ended his reelection campaign after fellow Democrats lost faith in his mental acuity and ability to beat Donald Trump, leaving the presidential race in uncharted territory.

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More than 20 killed in Bolivia’s worst road accident this year

Initial investigation shows that the truck had crossed into the opposite lane while trying to overtake another vehicle. A head-on collision between a truck and a bus on a highway in the Bolivian Andes has killed 22 people and injured 16 in the country’s worst road accident this year, according to police. Fourteen of the

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What impact could the latest ICJ ruling on Israel have? | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Top UN court rules that Israel’s decades-long occupation of the Palestinian territory is unlawful. Israeli settlements, which are illegal under international law, have been steadily expanding in the Palestinian territory for years. Now, the top court of the United Nations says it’s time for Israel to stop, reverse course and repair the damage. The International

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Air raids hit Yemen’s port city of Hodeidah | Israel-Palestine conflict News

BREAKINGBREAKING, The attack comes a day after a Houthi drone attack that killed one person in Tel Aviv. Several air strikes have hit Yemen’s coastal city of Hodeidah, the Houthi-affiliated Al-Masirah TV has reported, attributing the attack to Israel. The air strikes on Saturday come a day after Yemen’s Houthi group claimed responsibility for a

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Four arrested in multimillion-dollar meth lab bust in South Africa

More than $100m worth of chemicals used in the manufacturing of illicit drugs were seized in raid, police say. South African police have uncovered an industrial-scale meth lab and arrested four suspects, including two Mexicans, in one of the country’s biggest-ever drug busts. The laboratory was discovered on a farm in Groblersdal, a small town

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