News – September 2020


  • Hamas to halt explosive balloons in exchange for Israel easing blockade

    September 1, 2020

    Gaza’s Hamas rulers say they have reached an agreement through international mediators to end the latest round of cross-border violence with Israel. Under the deal, Hamas is to halt the launches of explosives-laden balloons and rocket fire into Israel, while Israel said it would ease a blockade that has been tightened in recent weeks. The Israeli ...

  • Prosecutor seeks 4-year jail sentence for attempted terror attack in Lithuanian capital

    September 1, 2020

    The public prosecutor is seeking a reduced four-year prison sentence for Gediminas Berzinskas, a 21-year-old man who admitted to attempting to commit a terror act in Vilnius last year. Vilnius Regional Court opened his case on Monday. Berzinskas has no previous convictions, and he fully admits his guilt and regrets having committed the crime, Sarunas Astrauskas, the ...

  • Pakistan: Three Dir policemen injured in targeted bomb attack

    September 1, 2020

    The police reported on Monday that three officers were injured when Haya Serai station’s mobile van was hit by an improvised explosive device in the Maidan area. The mobile van had been on a routine patrol, they said, while adding that three policemen, including the van driver Nazir, Hawaldar Tariq Munir and Constable Jan Bacha, sustained ...

  • Afghanistan: 3 Security Force Members Killed in Taliban Attack in Paktia

    September 1, 2020

    At least three security force members were killed and five were wounded after gunmen stormed a public protection forces unit compound in Gardez city, capital of Paktia province, local police said on Tuesday. The police said that the attack started at 5 am local time with a car bomb and was followed by a brief gunbattle, ...

  • Namibia: Police Find 13 Explosives At Oshikoto School

    September 1, 2020

    The Namibian police have found 13 different explosives at Tsintsabis Combined School in Oshikoto region. The police made the discover after it embarked on a de-mining operation at three local schools in the region. The explosive division was requested by the Oshikoto Regional Council education director to conduct the operation at the Tsintsabis Combined School, King Kauluma ...