9 wounded in shooting outside Cincinnati bar, say police

9 wounded in shooting outside Cincinnati bar, say police

Monday, 08 August 2022 | AP | Cincinnati (US)

At least nine people were wounded — none critically — in a shooting outside a Cincinnati bar early Sunday, police there said. Most of the victims suffered wounds to their lower halves, Lt. Col. Mike John of the Cincinnati police told news outlets. A police officer fired at a suspect who...

Hiroshima vows nuke ban at 77th memorial amid Russia threat

Sunday, 07 August 2022 | AP | Tokyo

Hiroshima on Saturday remembered the atomic bombing 77 years ago as officials, including the head of the United Nations, warned against nuclear weapons buildup and as fears grow of another such attack amid Russia's war on Ukraine. “Nuclear weapons are nonsense. They guarantee no safety — only death and destruction," said...

5.3-magnitude earthquake jolts central Nepal

Sunday, 07 August 2022 | PTI | Kathmandu

An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale jolted Kathmandu Valley and other parts of central Nepal on Saturday morning. However, there were no reports of any damage or casualties, officials said. According to the National Earthquake Monitoring and Research Centre, the 5.3-magnitude earthquake, which occurred at 5:26 am, had its epicentre...

Biden calls for reducing gun violence to defeat ‘poison of white supremacy'

Sunday, 07 August 2022 | PTI | Washington

President Joe Biden has called for reducing gun violence and banning assault weapons in the US to defeat "domestic terrorism" and hate in all its forms, including the "poison of white supremacy", as he condemned the attack on a Sikh gurdwara in Wisconsin in 2012 on the 10th anniversary of...

Explainer: What is driving current Israel-Gaza violence

Sunday, 07 August 2022 | AP | Tel Aviv

Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip were exchanging fire Saturday in the worst bout of cross-border violence since an 11-day war between Israel and Hamas last year. Israeli airstrikes have killed 11 people, including a senior commander from the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, an Iran-backed militant group, who was slain...

North Korea calls Pelosi ‘destroyer of international peace'

Sunday, 07 August 2022 | AP | Seoul

North Korea on Saturday called US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi “the worst destroyer of international peace and stability,” accusing her of inciting anti-North Korea sentiment and enraging China during her Asian tour earlier this week. Pelosi travelled to South Korea after visiting Taiwan, which had prompted China to launch military exercises...

Indiana becomes 1st state to approve abortion ban post Roe

Sunday, 07 August 2022 | AP | Indianapolis (US)

Indiana on Friday became the first state in the nation to approve abortion restrictions since the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade, as the Republican governor quickly signed a near-total ban on the procedure shortly after lawmakers approved it. The ban, which takes effect Sept 15, includes some exceptions. Abortions...

Ukrainian unit digs in for Russian assault on eastern city

Sunday, 07 August 2022 | AP | Sloviansk

Ukrainian military personnel are fortifying their positions around the eastern city of Sloviansk in expectation of a fresh Russian attempt to seize the strategic point in the fiercely fought-over Donetsk region. As heavy ground fighting continues on the front line only miles to the east, southeast and north of Sloviansk, members...

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