Sunday, September 22, 2013

Our World and violence

Yesterday I was looking at the headlines from around the world. It looks there is violence and killings everywhere. What kind of world we live in? We are supposed to have progressed but it looks centuries ago lot fewer people could be killed when bow and arrow, and swords were the major weapons.
Armed siege at Kenya shopping mall enters second day; 59 dead
Gunmen stormed a crowded shopping mall frequented by Westerners in a brazen midday attack .  
By Alastair Jamieson, Patrick Garrity and Simon Moya-Smith, NBC News
An armed hostage siege at a crowded shopping mall frequented by Westerners in Nairobi, Kenya, entered its second day Sunday - with officials saying the death toll had reached 59. American citizens, including a 26-year-old San Diego woman, were among at least 150 wounded in Saturday’s attack. Several foreigners, including a Canadian diplomat, were among the dead.  NBC News

 Shooting of 13 at park puts Chicago back in the spotlight Chicago Tribune-7 hours ago At least 16 bullets were fired into Cornell Square Park around 10:15 p.m. on ... Though gun violence has long plagued the city's impoverished ... About 60 police officers converged on the park and crime lab investigators combed the scene. ... The images again captured the world's attention as international ... Christian Science Monitor   


Police: 39 people confirmed dead in hostage standoff at Nairobi ... CNN-14 minutes ago "The Mujahideen entered #WestgateMall today at around noon and are still ... A security agent told CNN's Lillian Leposo at the scene that the violence was a terrorist attack. .... "This is a scene of crime, let police do their job." ... his own Formula One car, getting in the cockpit and driving it to the world title. San Francisco Chronicle


Reports of Violence in Sri Lanka Ahead of Elections New York Times-Sep 20, 2013 JAFFNA, Sri Lanka — The thugs first appeared around 11:20 on ... to investigate potential war crimes even as a string of shocking videos that ... US, allies target Hezbollah financing, ties in Africa    


Ya Libnan-1 hour ago A resource-rich but poorly policed part of the world, which already sees al ... West Africa has for a century or more been home to Lebanese communities built around trade. ... U.S. investigations led to a 2011 criminal case in New York ... of violence targeting the interests of Israel, the United States and other ...
Aaron Alexis: police piece together picture of man 'as normal as you ...

The Guardian-Sep 20, 2013

Soon, around 20 armed officers were in or near the building, ... Alexis has been described as a heavy-drinking, sometimes violent figure, ...

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