27 November 2014 8:23
The parents of Michael Brown, a black teenager shot dead by a white police officer last summer, say they are utterly dismayed at a decision not to indict the killer of their son.
On Monday, St. Louis County prosecutor Robert McCulloch said that officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted and that he would not even face charges for killing the...
26 November 2014 18:42
The United States has been shaken up by thousands of demonstrators who have taken to the streets in at least 90 cities across the country to protest a grand jury decision on the shooting death of black teenager Michael Brown.
The protests erupted on Monday night after St. Louis County prosecutor Robert McCulloch said that white police officer Darren Wilson would...
26 November 2014 18:36
This is the sickening moment a hit-and-run driver smashed into a crowd of Ferguson protesters in Minnesota, before dragging a woman 20 feet under his front wheel and running over her leg.
The motorist, who has not been identified, was captured on video speeding toward the group in a dark-colored Subaru Outback during a march and rally in Minneapolis on Tuesday...
26 November 2014 18:24
The United Nations says nearly 8,000 Afghan civilians have been killed or wounded this year in the US-led war.
On Wednesday, Mark Bowden, the UN humanitarian coordinator, appealed for USD 405 million to cover the costs of humanitarian programs for Afghan people in 2015.
More than 100,000 people have been forced from their homes in Afghanistan while 4,000 families are currently facing...
26 November 2014 18:07
The United Nations human rights chief has voiced concern over “institutionalized discrimination” and the “disproportionate” number of young African Americans being killed by police in the United States.
“I am deeply concerned at the disproportionate number of young African Americans who die in encounters with police officers, as well as the disproportionate number of African Americans in US prisons and the...
26 November 2014 2:26
A 12-year-old boy who was shot twice by police after grabbing what turned out to be a replica gun died from his wounds on Sunday, a day after officers responded to a 911 call about someone waving a “probably fake” gun at a playground.
Deputy police chief Ed Tomba said one officer fired twice after the boy pulled the fake weapon...
25 November 2014 23:58
The specialist meeting was held in the National Library Conference Hall and Ayatollah Seyed Mohammad Mousavi Bojnordi, Sadeq Ayinevand, an expert in Islamic History, Mohammad Ali Esfenani, Parliament Legal Commission Spokesman, and Homa Davoudi, university lecturer and the head of Iranian Bar Association Alborz province local office addressed the audience.
The first speaker was Sadeq Ayinevand who pointed to the popular...
25 November 2014 23:22
The Congressional Black Caucus has slammed a Missouri grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer who shot dead a black teenager in August, saying the ruling “is a slap in the face to Americans”.
The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), which is an organization representing the African American members of the US Congress, called the decision a "miscarriage of...
25 November 2014 22:57
Police in the United States have arrested more than 80 people protesting against a Missouri grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer, who shot and killed a black teenager last summer in Ferguson.
St. Louis County police said on Tuesday morning that 61 people were arrested in Ferguson on charges including burglary and trespassing.
And, according to St. Louis...
25 November 2014 11:19
The ISIL Takfiri militants have posted a new propaganda video online which shows young boys undergoing military training to become militants.
The footage, which emerged on YouTube and other sites on Monday, depicts three dozen boys learning martial arts, how to disarm or capture an enemy fighter, and how to bear brute force.
The video shows that physical abuse of children by...
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