20 Oct 2017

Hunt for militants who kidnapped British missionaries in Nigeria

“manhunt is underway for a gang suspected of abducting a British-led missionary team working in a crime-plagued region of southern Nigeria.” Source: Hunt for militants who kidnapped British missionaries in Nigeria

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18 Oct 2017

Suspected militants kidnap four missionaries in Delta

“Suspected militants have kidnapped four missionaries in Delta State.The Police Commissioner, Mr. Zanna Ibrahim, who addressed journalists yesterday in Asaba, said an anti-kidnapping team was already on the trail of the suspects.” Source: Suspected militants kidnap four missionaries in Delta — Nigeria — The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and

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16 Oct 2017

Malta car bomb kills Panama Papers journalis

“The journalist who led the Panama Papers investigation into corruption in Malta was killed on Monday in a car bomb near her home. Daphne Caruana Galizia died on Monday afternoon when her car, a Peugeot 108, was destroyed by a powerful explosive device which blew the car into several pieces

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12 Oct 2017

Philippines drugs war to target ‘big fish’, police units disbanded

“Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s ferocious war on drugs will shift to a higher gear to target ‘big fish’, officials said on Thursday, moving away from street level operations to go after big networks and suppliers.” Source: Philippines drugs war to target ‘big fish’, police units disbanded – Channel NewsAsia

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11 Oct 2017

At least 13 killed during prison fight in northern Mexico

“At least 13 people were killed when a fight broke out in a prison in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon and security troops were sent in to quell the violence, a state security official said on Tuesday.” Source: At least 13 killed during prison fight in northern Mexico

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11 Oct 2017

Nigeria: Gunmen storm Rivers community, kill 10

“The Police Command in Rivers State, said that 10 persons in Mgbuosimi in Obio/Apkor Local Government Area of the state were killed by unknown gunmen in the early hours of Monday.” Source: Gunmen storm Rivers community, kill 10 – Premium Times Nigeria

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06 Oct 2017

5 killed, dismembered on outskirts of Mexico City

“Prosecutors on the outskirts of Mexico City say they are investigating threats written on a sign left with the bodies of five people.” Source: 5 killed, dismembered on outskirts of Mexico City

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06 Oct 2017

Police destroy 375 acres of opium poppies in southern Mexico

“Authorities in Mexico say the country’s opium poppy production appears to be moving into lower-lying, less-remote areas after federal police reported destroying 375 acres (152 hectares) of poppy fields in rural areas around the Guerrero state capital of Chilpancingo.” Source: Police destroy 375 acres of opium poppies in southern Mexico

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03 Oct 2017

Three Policemen Killed in Ambush with Explosives in Southwestern Colombia

“At least three Colombian policemen were killed in an attack in a rural area of the municipality of Miranda, in the southwestern department of Cauca, local media reported.” Source: Latin American Herald Tribune – Three Policemen Killed in Ambush with Explosives in Southwestern Colombia

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27 Sep 2017

Gunmen kill 14 at Mexico drug rehabilitation centre

“At least 14 people have been killed and eight injured in an attack on a drug rehabilitation centre in the northern Mexican city of Chihuahua.” Source: Gunmen kill 14 at Mexico drug rehabilitation centre – BBC News

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