News – July 2020


  • Missouri: St. Peters Man Planned to Attack Protesters, Cops With Grenades, IEDs, Police Say

    July 1, 2020

    A St. Peters man has been charged with multiple felonies after police found several explosive devices he’d hidden on a rural road in north O’Fallon, acting on a tip from his friends that he planned to use them in a large-scale attack on Black Lives Matter protesters as well as the military and police. KSDK reports ...

  • A total of 185.209 square meters of territory cleared by Armenian de-miners in Syria

    July 1, 2020

    The 5th group of Armenia’s humanitarian mission, consisting of de-miners, doctors and their security specialists, has departed for Syria on June 16, the Center for Humanitarian Demining and Expertise of Armenia told Armenpress. On June 19 Armenia’s Consul General to Aleppo Armen Sargsyan met with the Armenian group and wished them success in their mission. A ...

  • Sudan Calls On Parties of Ottawa Treaty to Overcome Challenges

    July 1, 2020

    The Chairman of the 18th meeting of the States Parties to the Ottawa Treaty, Ambassador Osman Abu Fatima Adam, the Acting Chargé d’Affairs to the Permanent Mission of Sudan in Geneva, addressed Tuesday, the intersessional meetings that will last until July 2. The meeting was held via video conference technology due to the corona pandemic, with ...

  • Afghanistan: Two Explosions in Mazar-e-Sharif, One Civilian Killed

    July 1, 2020

    An Afghan civilian was killed after an IED explosion occurred in Mazar-e-Sharif, the capital of the northern province of Balkh, according to the police officials in the city. Ten others, including five civilians and five security force members, were wounded in the explosion in PD3 of the city. According to Adel Shah Adel, a spokesman for the ...

  • Chicago Police, Feds Seek Help to Identify Persons of Interest in 53 Arson Investigations

    July 1, 2020

    A man wearing a dark shirt and a hat sprays a liquid over the counter of a looted Ulta Beauty store in Brighton Park and ignites the fluid with a match. A group of men start a fire inside the back of an open CTA truck downtown. Two men enter a sporting goods store in ...

  • Nepal: Mastermind behind explosion at ex-minister Baskota’s house arrested

    July 1, 2020

    A man suspected to be the main conspirator behind the bomb blast carried out at the under-construction house belonging to former Minister for Communications and Information Technology Gokul Prasad Baskota, has been arrested. An improvised explosive device (IED) went off at the house on March 11. The arrested has been identified as Bijay Shahi, aka Ain Bahadur ...