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Sixty-five found executed in Syria's Aleppo: activists

At least 65 people were found shot dead with their hands bound in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on Tuesday in a "new massacre" in the near two-year revolt against President Bashar al-Assad, activists said.


Massacre of preachers in Mali sign of broken army

It was dusk when the aging Toyota pickup truck pulled into the first military checkpoint, loaded with at least 17 bearded men fingering prayer beads....


War-time allies hushed up Katyn massacre of Poles: documents

Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill hushed up evidence the Soviet secret police had killed thousands of Polish men in the Katyn forest in 1940 for fear of alienating World War Two ally Josef Stalin, newly-declassified documents show.


Planned Massacre Foiled by Md. Cops

Maryland Massacre Foiled

One week after Colorado's movie theater shooting, Maryland cops arrested a heavily armed man who told his employer he was a "joker" who was going to "blow everybody up." Police said today they believe they "thwarted a massacre."


World outrage at Syria "massacre", but no action


The United States has branded Syria's leaders murderers after an attack on a village by President Bashar al-Assad's troops left dozens dead, but there was no break in the deadlock among world powers over how to bring about an end to the bloodshed.


'Massacre' feared brewing in Syrian city

Syria's leading opposition movement warned Friday of an impending government "massacre" designed to crush activists in the city of Homs, a metropolis that has emerged as a center of anti-regime unrest.


Grave may hold 1200 bodies, believed victims of Libyan prison massacre

Grave may hold 1200 bodies, believed victims of Libyan prison massacre

A mass grave thought to hold the remains of more than 1200 victims of a 1996 massacre at Abu Salim prison has been found in Tripoli, officials with Libya's transitional government said Sunday.


Norway holds memorial services to mourn 76 victims of bombing and youth camp shooting

Norway began burying the dead on Friday, a week after an anti-immigrant extremist killed 76 people in a bombing and shooting rampage. Mourners of all ages vowed they would not let the massacre threaten their nation’s openness and democracy. An 18-year-old Muslim girl was the first victim to be laid to rest since the gunman opened fire at a political youth camp and bombed the government headquarters in Oslo.


15 people killed in Mexican car wash massacre

Gunmen killed 15 people at a car wash Wednesday in a Mexican Pacific coast state where drug-gang violence has risen this year. It was the third massacre in Mexico in less than a week. The gunmen in three vehicles drove up to the car ...


Death toll rises in Philippines massacre

Death toll rises in Philippines massacre

The Philippine government declared a state of emergency in southern parts of the country Tuesday after gunmen kidnapped and killed more than 40 people, according to state-run media.


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