Haitian Bishop Wounded in Explosion Amid Ongoing Wave of Violence

ROME – The Haitian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CEH) announced on Monday that Bishop Pierre-André Dumas of Anse-à-Veau and Miragoâne was wounded in an explosion in the capital of Port-au-Prince, in the latest incident of violence in the country. The statement revealed that Dumas was injured by an explosion that struck the house where he was staying, while he was visiting the capital. The Mexican bishops conference also expressed solidarity with the Haitian bishops and …

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Record Heat Wave Claims Lives in Pacific Northwest as Daily High Temperatures Shatter Records

Scorching temperatures have gripped the Pacific Northwest this week, shattering daily heat records and leading to the possible deaths of at least two individuals in Portland, Oregon. The Multnomah County Medical Examiner’s Office is investigating these deaths to determine if they were caused by the extreme heat wave that has blanketed the region. A third person is also suspected to have succumbed to the oppressive heat. The first death was reported on Monday in southeast …

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Wave of Unrest and Explosions Rock Pre-Election Pakistan

An explosion rocked the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) office in Balochistan’s Nushki District, adding to the rising tension ahead of the upcoming February 8 polls. Although there have been no reported casualties, the detonation of an explosive device at the ECP office’s gate has sparked an ongoing investigation. Police have cordoned off the area and launched a search operation in an attempt to apprehend those responsible for the attack. This incident comes in the …

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US Military Launches Fourth Wave of Missile Strikes in Yemen After Houthi Attack on US Vessel

Video footage captured a nighttime explosion in the city of Dhamar, Yemen. The US military conducted a series of missile strikes on Houthi-controlled sites, marking the fourth time in a week that the group has been directly targeted in Yemen. The strikes, launched from the Red Sea, hit over a dozen sites and were in response to a drone attack from Houthi-controlled areas that targeted a US-owned vessel in the Gulf of Aden. The video …

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Wave of Violence as Gunmen Storm TV Studio in Ecuador

QUITO, Ecuador – Gunmen stormed a TV studio in Ecuador on Tuesday, resulting in a deadly wave of violence in the country. The incident occurred amid escalating tensions following the re-election of President Guillermo Lasso and centuries-old land conflicts. The armed assailants interrupted a live broadcast, demanding airtime to deliver a message. The attack left two people dead and five others injured, including journalists and police officers. The assailants fled the scene after the assault, …

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Rising Wave of Political Violence and Threats Grips United States in Wake of Capitol Assault, Says University of Chicago Political Scientist

WASHINGTON—Following the assault on the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021, there has been a surge in politically motivated violence and threats against elected officials, judges, and government buildings. This wave of violence has raised concerns about the stability of the democratic process in this presidential-election year. According to Robert Pape, a political scientist at the University of Chicago, the country is currently experiencing a significant level of radicalization, with an increasing number of individuals …

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Wave of Drones Launched by Russia in New Year’s Attack on Ukraine Captured on Camera

Kiev, Ukraine – In the early hours of New Year’s Day, Russia launched a staggering 90 drones, prompting a defiant response from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Despite the relentless attack, Ukraine managed to shoot down 87 of the drones, signaling its determination to defend its territory. Zelensky vowed to unleash Ukraine’s “wrath” on Vladimir Putin’s forces, asserting that Russia would soon face the consequences of its aggression. The wave of drone attacks resulted in destructive …

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