Slain UK lawmaker Jo Cox remembered as humanitarian, rising political starJo Cox, who was killed in her constituency on Thursday, was considered to be a rising parliamentary star.
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Jo Cox Murder: 'A Day of Infamy'PRESS REVIEW - Fri 17.06.16: The press today is dominated by news of the murder of British Labour MP Jo Cox, killed by a gunman on Thursday as she carried out political duties in…
Murdered Politician MournedMediaWatch looks at reaction to the death of a British politician, gunned down in the street in the north of England. Campaigning for next week's referendum is now on hold, as…
France honours police couple killed in terrorist knife attackFrance on Wednesday held a moment of silence to honour police commander Jean-Baptiste Salvaing and officer Jessica Schneider, who were stabbed to death Monday in what officials…
Bangladesh: Surge in slayings of activists and freethinkersThis week, we examine what's behind the recent spate of killings in Bangladesh. From bloggers, to activists, authors and secularists – they have all been targeted. Also, from a…
Unsettling surge in murders of Bangladesh’s activists and freethinkersBangladesh has recently been hit by a wave of murders of prominent activists and bloggers. According to US officials, there have been 35 attacks in the last 14 months alone.…
Egyptian court sentences 6 men for beating Frenchman to deathAn Egyptian court on Sunday handed down seven-year prison sentences to six men convicted of beating to death jailed Frenchman Eric Lang in 2013.
Mexico accused of torture in missing students probeThere is strong evidence that Mexican police tortured some of the key suspects arrested in the disappearance of 43 students, according to a report released Sunday by an outside…
IS group claims killing of Bangladeshi academicUnidentified attackers hacked a university professor to death in Bangladesh on Saturday, police said, with the Islamic State group claiming responsibility for the brutal killing.
Mexico federal agents 'present at students’ disappearance'Two Mexican federal police officers possibly participated in the disappearance of 43 students, the National Human Rights Commission said Thursday, implicating national agents in…
Somali pirates jailed by French court for fatal hijackingSeven Somali pirates were sentenced to between six and 15 years in prison by a French court on Wednesday for the hijacking of a French yacht and killing of its owner in the Gulf…
Rome recalls envoy over murder of student in EgyptItaly on Friday recalled its ambassador to Egypt for consultations in protest over the lack of progress in a probe into the fate of murdered Cambridge student Giulio Regeni.