Syria: Airstrikes hit embattled city of Aleppo

A barrel bomb killed 15 civilians in the Syrian city of Aleppo on Wednesday 8 July according to the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which tracks violence across war-torn Syria. Jul 10, 2015

Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts fired

Embattled Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts was fired on 8 July following criticism of his handling of rioting triggered by the death of Freddie Gray, from injuries suffered in police custody and a subsequent surge in homicides. Jul 9, 2015