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UN approves investigation regarding Russia-attributed atrocities in Ukraine

The United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council approved Thursday in Geneva, by a large majority, to initiate an investigation on the possible war crimes...

CNN Reports a Surveillance video showing Russian forces shooting civilians

According to CNN, Russian soldiers shot two unarmed civilians as they walked away after an encounter in the borders of the Ukrainian capital of...

The War In Ukraine Has Started

I have a thing about the Ukraine as I was in Eastern Ukraine Back in 2014.  There were no front lines. Artillery rounds fell everywhere....

32 boys dead in South African initiation season

Traditional rite-of-passage ceremonies in South Africa left 32 boys dead and more than 150 hospitalised during the 2015 initiation season. A commission last year found over 400 boys died and half a million were hospitalised after attending the winter initiation schools between 2008 and 2013, with a major cause being complications such as infection after circumcision.

Boston bomber Tsarnaev sentenced to death

A U.S. jury on Friday unanimously sentenced Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death for perpetrating one of the bloodiest assaults in America since the September 11, 2001 attacks.

Train derailed in Philadelphia was speeding: investigators

A U.S. passenger train was traveling at more than 100 miles per hour -- twice the speed limit -- when it derailed in Philadelphia, investigators said Wednesday. At least seven people were killed.

Avalanche death toll reaches 13 in deadliest accident ever on Mount Everest

Rescuers on Mount Everest found the body of a 13th Nepalese guide on Saturday as authorities ruled out hope of finding any more survivors from the deadliest accident ever on the world's highest peak.

Captain was not at helm of capsized South Korean ferry

The captain was not at the helm of the South Korean ferry that capsized two days ago, investigators said Friday, as anger spread over stalled rescue efforts for hundreds of missing passengers trapped by the submerged vessel.

A slap and a spared life

The mother, right, of Abdolah Hosseinzadeh, who was murdered in 2007, slaps Balal who killed her son during the execution ceremony in the northern...

Four dead, 284 missing in S. Korea ferry sinking

South Korean rescue teams, including elite navy SEAL divers, raced Wednesday to find up to 293 people missing from a capsized ferry carrying 459 passengers and crew, mostly high school students bound for a holiday island.
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Unicef accuses rich countries, including Costa Rica, of endangering children

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