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# killings - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

Sikh temple shooter 'encouraged other white supremacists'

Wade Michael Page encouraged other white supremacists to “stop hiding behind the computer or making excuses”.

# killings - Thursday 19 July, 2012

Cameron calls on Syrian president to step down

The British PM has said it is time for Bashar al-Assad to go, and that if there isn’t transition, “there is going to be civil war”.

# killings - Thursday 14 June, 2012

Burnt bodies and tortured children: Amnesty finds 'shocking' new evidence of killings and torture in Syria Syria This post contains videos

Burnt bodies and tortured children: Amnesty finds 'shocking' new evidence of killings and torture in Syria

The group said they have eye-witness accounts of relatives being ‘dragged away and shot’ and victims’ bodies being set on fire.

# killings - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Verdict of Norway’s Breivik trial expected later this summer

Court says verdict won’t be out for at least a month after the hearings end in late June.

# killings - Sunday 22 January, 2012

Insurgents kill 180 in attacks that rocked Nigerian city

Islamists from the Boko Haram group mounted a deadly series of bomb attacks and shooting sprees across Kano.

# killings - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

Man arrested over cold-case IRA killings of two police officers

The 53-year-old was held over the murders of Eric Brown and Brian Quinn in 1983, before being released.

# killings - Friday 25 November, 2011

Troubles killings "cannot be reinvestigated"

The killings cannot be investigated by the police ombudsman’s office as they have already been investigated by the police.

# killings - Thursday 3 November, 2011

Syrian tanks fire on Homs, defy Arab-brokered deal

At least 12 people have been killed in the city of Homs today.

# killings - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

Syrian forces open fire on funeral procession

Ten people were killed when security forces opened fire on a funeral procession today.

# killings - Tuesday 28 June, 2011

Five cops on trial over killings after Hurricane Katrina

The New Orleans police officers shot two people dead in the flooded city, then tried to cover up their actions, a court was told yesterday.

# killings - Friday 18 February, 2011

Families of Ballymurphy victims meet First Minister Peter Robinson

Those who lost loved ones in 1971 mass killings continue with campaign for independent inquiry into the deaths of eleven people.

# killings - Sunday 9 January, 2011

Two bodies discovered in Limerick house

The bodies of a man and a woman with gunshot wounds have been discovered in a house in Limerick.