Category: World News

French City of Lille on Lockdown After Multiple Shootings

The French city of Lille is on lockdown after three people, including a 14-year-old boy, have been shot and injured near the Porte’d’Arras metro station in the southern part of the city. According to local media, one of the injuries is life-threatening, while the other two are not. Armed police have now sealed the area and are surveilling the city. Whether the attack is terror related is currently unknown, although local police have claimed it was gang related. “The attack was in place Jacques Febvrier, next to the Porte d’Arras metro station. Officers remain at the scene,” a police...

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60% in France ‘Don’t Feel Safe Anywhere’

Fearing terror attacks, the majority of people in France are pessimistic about the nation’s security situation, with six in 10 saying they no longer feel safe anywhere according to an IFOP-FIDUCIAL poll. The survey found that 93 per cent of French believe the threat of more terror attacks is high, and 71 per cent feel the security situation in France has got worse over the last five years. More broadly, 59 per cent of those polled said they did not feel safe anywhere, with almost one in four (24 per cent) opting to “strongly agree” with the statement. Reflecting...

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Only 14 Per Cent of ‘Everyday Crimes’ Solved in Sweden

A damning new report has revealed Swedish police are facing difficulties solving even simple crimes and only 14 per cent of everyday crimes are solved. New statistics reveal that in the first half of 2016 around 86 per cent of the crimes handled by Swedish police were ‘everyday crimes’ such as burglaries, simple theft, harassment, and vandalism.  The total cases numbered 655,580. But shockingly, less than one in seven were ever solved and half of the crimes were never even investigated to begin with, Swedish broadcaster SVT reports. According to the report, this is due to a lack of information regarding...

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Radioactive wild boars seen roaming Fukushima’s nuclear wastelands

We’ve all heard the crazy stories about radioactive boar roaming the nuclear wastelands of Fukushima. But such an outlandish tale can’t possibly be true, can it? No-one has ever seen pictures of these creatures Until now. These incredibly unusual photographs of the terrifying mammals were taken in the exclusion zone around the crippled Fukushima Daiichi power plant, whose reactors went into meltdown after it was struck by an earthquake and tsunami on March 11, 2011. There have been many obvious dangers faced by Japan in the wake of the disaster, but one of the most unexpected has also proved...

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Japan Moves to Highest Alert Level Over N.K Actions

Japan moved to the highest possible alert level after North Korea fired four ballistic missiles simultaneously into nearby waters, the latest provocation from Kim Jong Un’s regime. Three of the missiles fell into Japan’s exclusive economic zone, with one dropping about 350 kilometers west of the nation’s northern Akita prefecture, government spokesman Yoshihide Suga told reporters after a meeting of Japan’s National Security Council. Authorities were still analyzing the type of missile launched, he said. The launches “clearly show that this is a new level of threat” from North Korea, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told lawmakers in Tokyo....

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