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  • One hurt in Norway mosque shooting

    One person is injured in a shooting inside a mosque in a suburb of the Norwegian capital Oslo, police say, adding that the suspect has been apprehended.

  • America's grim reality of gun violence

    On the night of October 1, 2017, Stephen Paddock, from his hotel room on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel in Las Vegas, sprayed bullets at 22,000 concertgoers, killing at least 59 people and injuring more than 500 in the deadliest mass shooting in US history.

  • Of Americans' deadly love affair with guns

    Gun violence in the US has reached a horrifying level so much so that you will see records of it virtually every day if you visit the website of Gun Violence Archive (GVA)—a non-profit organisation that collects data on gun-related violence in the US.

  • One dead in Texas shooting, gunman still at large

    One person is killed and four others are wounded in a shooting in Austin, Texas. Police warn that the shooter is still at large.

  • US cop ambushed 'in the name of Islam'

    A man who shot and wounded a policeman at point blank range as he sat in his patrol car was inspired by Islamic State militants, police said.

  • Obama takes action over US gun laws

    US President Barack Obama is to widen background checks on buyers of firearms, in a series of measures to address gun violence.

  • Suspects named after US mass shooting

    At least 14 people were killed in a shooting at a holiday party in California, triggering a massive manhunt which ended when police shot dead two heavily armed suspects -- a man and a woman -- on a quiet residential street.

  • 11-yr old held for shooting 9-yr old in US

    An 11-year-old boy in the US state of Tennessee is held on suspicion of shooting dead an eight-year-old neighbour in a row over a puppy.

  • 7 dead in dozens of Chicago shootings

    A convulsion of gun violence leaves 7 dead in 33 shooting incidents across Chicago during a chaotic Independence Day weekend in the midwestern US city, police say on Sunday.