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Shooting spree at Washington naval base leaves 13 dead
Shooting spree at Washington naval base leaves 13 dead

A former US naval reservist killed 12 people in a shooting rampage at a military base in the heart of Washington on Monday, exchanging fire with police before losing his own life.

Shooting spree at Washington naval base leaves 13 dead
NY police seek witnesses after toddler shot
NY police seek witnesses after toddler shot

The New York Police Department on Tuesday offered a $12,000 reward to witnesses who could help them find the person who shot dead a 16-month old boy in Brooklyn.

NY police seek witnesses after toddler shot
Nidal Hasan. ©REUTERS
US court martial sentences Fort Hood shooter to death

A military jury sentenced a US Army officer to death Wednesday for carrying out an Al-Qaeda inspired mass shooting on the Fort Hood base in Texas that left 13 dead.

US court martial sentences Fort Hood shooter to death
New York murders, shootings hit new low
New York murders, shootings hit new low

Murders and shootings in New York have dropped to a new low, the mayor's office announced Tuesday, as the city's controversial stop-and-frisk policy comes under fire in the mayoral race.

New York murders, shootings hit new low
Armed teen shot dead by police in New York City
Armed teen shot dead by police in New York City

Police in New York City shot dead a 14-year-old US boy as he was chasing and shooting at another male before dawn on Sunday.

Armed teen shot dead by police in New York City
A gold medal at the Universiade in Kazan
Kazakhstan wins 3rd gold at Universiade

On July 16 Kazakhstan national team won the third gold at the Univarsiade in Kazan.

Kazakhstan wins 3rd gold at Universiade
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Kazakhstan team takes bronze in skeet shooting at Universiade

Kazakhstan women's national team has earned the third place in skeet shooting at the 2013 Universiade in Kazan.

Kazakhstan team takes bronze in skeet shooting at Universiade
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Kazakhstan national team earns another bronze at Universiade

Kazakhstan athletes have won the third place in the air rifle shooting by the team count at the Universiade in Kazan.

Kazakhstan national team earns another bronze at Universiade
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Nine students killed in attack on Nigeria school: residents

Suspected Islamists shot dead nine students as they sat an exam in an attack on a private school in Maiduguri, northeast Nigeria.

Nine students killed in attack on Nigeria school: residents
Bloomberg to donors: shun US senators over gun vote
Bloomberg to donors: shun US senators over gun vote

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg personally wrote Wednesday to hundreds of Big Apple donors, asking them to stop funding four Democratic senators who opposed tougher gun laws in Congress.

Bloomberg to donors: shun US senators over gun vote
Police captain Yerzhan Akhmetov. Photo courtesy of Almaty oblast Interior Department's press-service©
Special force officer killed during apprehension of police officer's shooter near Almaty

An officer of a special rapid reaction unit was killed during a special operation in Yermenssai village of Almaty oblast.

Special force officer killed during apprehension of police officer's shooter near Almaty
Chechen killed by FBI in Boston probe was 'unarmed'
Chechen killed by FBI in Boston probe was 'unarmed'

A Chechen man shot dead by the FBI during questioning on his links to the Boston Marathon bombers was unarmed.

Chechen killed by FBI in Boston probe was 'unarmed'
Two US embassy personnel shot in Venezuela
Two US embassy personnel shot in Venezuela

Two employees of the US embassy in Venezuela were shot and wounded early Tuesday in the capital Caracas, in a murky incident that local media and a police source said took place at a strip club.

Two US embassy personnel shot in Venezuela
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Gunshots interrupt peace run in Rio de Janeiro

Gunshots erupted ahead of a foot race for peace in Rio de Janeiro favela on Sunday, delaying the start by an hour as police stepped up security along the route.

Gunshots interrupt peace run in Rio de Janeiro
Syria gunfire hits Israel-occupied Golan: army
Syria gunfire hits Israel-occupied Golan: army

Shots fired from Syria hit the central Israeli-occupied Golan Heights overnight, a military spokeswoman said Monday morning, causing no harm or damage.

Syria gunfire hits Israel-occupied Golan: army
19 hurt at New Orleans parade shooting: police
19 hurt at New Orleans parade shooting: police

Nineteen people were hurt in a shooting at a Mother's Day parade in New Orleans Sunday.

19 hurt at New Orleans parade shooting: police
US reels after 5-year-old kills sister with 'my first rifle'
US reels after 5-year-old kills sister with 'my first rifle'

The accidental shooting death of a two-year-old at the hands of her five-year-old brother has revived the perennial gun debate in the United States, where weapons are made just for kids.

US reels after 5-year-old kills sister with 'my first rifle'
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Italy cabinet swearing-in marred by shooting

Italy's new coalition government was sworn in on Sunday, but a ceremony symbolising a fresh start for the recession-wracked country was overshadowed by a shooting outside government headquarters.

Italy cabinet swearing-in marred by shooting
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French teen killer bought Kalashnikov on Internet

A French teenager who used a Kalashnikov to shoot three men dead obtained his murder weapon on the Internet.

French teen killer bought Kalashnikov on Internet
Death penalty sought in mass shooting at US cinema
Death penalty sought in mass shooting at US cinema

Prosecutors will seek the death penalty against the man accused of killing 12 people in a crowded US cinema last year.

Death penalty sought in mass shooting at US cinema