Nearly 6,000 civilians killed or wounded in Afghanistan this year: UN

Nearly 6,000 civilians have been killed or wounded in Afghanistan this year, a report finds, heaping strain on Taliban peace talks Report finds 5,939 civilian casualties in Afghanistan between Jan and Sept 2020 More than 2,000 civilians were killed and almost 4,000 injured, UN report says  Taliban responsible for 45% of casualties, while 23% were […]

Doctor killed in motorway crash on way to check on Covid patient

‘Selfless’ junior doctor, 26, is killed in motorway crash on his way to check on unwell patient while he was off-duty from his Covid ward Abdulrahman Elbayouk worked on the Covid ward at a Manchester hospital On Saturday night, he went to check in on one of his patients while off-duty But he crashed his […]

Widower killed himself after he was the sole survivor of suicide pact

Heartbroken widower, 94, who met his wife while working with La Résistance in Nazi-occupied France killed himself two years after he was sole survivor of their suicide pact John Jules Leonidas Andre Faleur, 94, took his life two years after failed attempt  The Welsh businessman had survived a suicide pact with French wife of 70 […]

Teenager killed, two men wounded in latest round of NYC shootings

A 19-year-old woman was killed and two men wounded in a Bronx shooting — among a dozen gun-violence victims citywide Sunday and Monday, according to police. The trio was shot on Jerome Avenue near West Kingsbridge Road in Fordham Manor around 7 a.m., cops said. The teen was rushed to St. Barnabas Hospital, where she […]

4 injured, 1 killed across NYC in latest grisly shootings

Five people were shot — one fatally — across the city Wednesday and Thursday, according to police. Most recently, a 25-year-old man was blasted in the stomach on the grounds of the Gun Hill Houses on Magenta Street in the Bronx just before 2:30 a.m. Thursday, cops said. He was taken to NYC health + […]