Syria conflict: Russia ‘may have committed war crime’ – Johnson

Syria conflict: Russia ‘may have committed war crime’ – Johnson

25 September 2016

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson suggests that Russia may have committed a war crime in Syria, if it was behind an attack on an aid convoy near Aleppo. {thumbnail} BBC News – World

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Syria conflict: UN chief ‘appalled’ by Aleppo escalation

Syria conflict: UN chief ‘appalled’ by Aleppo escalation

25 September 2016

UN chief Ban Ki-moon is “appalled by the chilling military escalation” in the war-torn Syrian city of Aleppo, with the UN Security Council due to meet. {thumbnail} BBC News – World

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Police release bodycam footage of Keith Scott shooting

Police release bodycam footage of Keith Scott shooting

25 September 2016

Police in Charlotte, North Carolina, release officer bodycam and dashcam footage of a controversial shooting of a black man last week. {thumbnail} BBC News – World

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Washington state attack: Manhunt after Burlington shootings

Washington state attack: Manhunt after Burlington shootings

24 September 2016

Police in the north-western US state of Washington hunt for a gunman who opened fire in a shopping mall north of Seattle, killing five people. {thumbnail} BBC News – World

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Syria conflict: Air strikes leave Aleppo ‘without water’

Syria conflict: Air strikes leave Aleppo ‘without water’

24 September 2016

Intensified attacks on the Syrian city of Aleppo have left nearly two million people without water and at risk of disease, the UN says. {thumbnail} BBC News – World

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Burlington gun attack: Four women shot dead at US shopping centre

Burlington gun attack: Four women shot dead at US shopping centre

24 September 2016

Four women have been shot dead at a shopping centre in Burlington in Washington state, police say, with the suspected gunman still at large. {thumbnail} BBC News – World

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Syria conflict: US-Russia plans ‘must be saved’ – Lavrov

Syria conflict: US-Russia plans ‘must be saved’ – Lavrov

24 September 2016

US-Russian plans to end Syria’s conflict must be saved, Russia’s foreign minister tells the UN, as bombs continue to rain down on Aleppo. {thumbnail} BBC News – World

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Video emerges of N Carolina shooting

Video emerges of N Carolina shooting

23 September 2016

Video emerges of the moment North Carolina police shot a black man, captured by his wife, who is heard pleading: “Don’t shoot him!” {thumbnail} BBC News – World

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Syria conflict: New air strikes on Aleppo as offensive launched

Syria conflict: New air strikes on Aleppo as offensive launched

23 September 2016

Warplanes carry out new air strikes on Aleppo, hours after Syria’s government announced an offensive to retake rebel-held areas. {thumbnail} BBC News – World

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Journalist ‘suspended for her accessories’ in China

Journalist ‘suspended for her accessories’ in China

23 September 2016

A Chinese journalist is suspended after a photograph of her interviewing flood workers while wearing sunglasses and carrying an umbrella went viral. {thumbnail} BBC News – World

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