Egypt church explosion leaves 25 dead and 59 injured in Egypt

Egypt church explosion leaves 25 dead and 59 injured in Egypt

An explosion near a Coptic Church has killed at least 25 people in Tanta, Egypt. 59 others were injured in the latest of a series of attacks on Coptic Christians.The explosion took place during the celebration of Palm Sunday. No organisation has yet claimed responsibility. Previous attacks were carried out by a banned Muslim Brotherhood splinter group or Isis affiliates. Apr 9, 2017
Egypt church explosion leaves 25 dead and 59 injured

Egypt church explosion leaves 25 dead and 59 injured

An explosion near a Coptic Church has killed at least 25 people in Tanta, Egypt. 59 others were injured in the latest of a series of attacks on Coptic Christians.The explosion took place during the celebration of Palm Sunday. No organisation has yet claimed responsibility. Previous attacks were carried out by a banned Muslim Brotherhood splinter group or Isis affiliates. Apr 9, 2017
Violent clashes between Anti-Maduro protesters and police in Caracas

Violent clashes between Anti-Maduro protesters and police in Caracas

Protesters clashed with riot police during violent protests in Caracas. The protests started when opposition leader Henrique Capriles was banned from office for 15 years. Authorities accuse opposition leaders, including Capriles, of fomenting violence by organising protests against unpopular leftist President Nicolás Maduro. Venezuela is suffering an economic crisis, leaving many people unable to buy food. Apr 9, 2017
Sunken South Korean ferry Sewol moved to land

Sunken South Korean ferry Sewol moved to land

Nearly three years after the incident, the sunken Sewol ferry has been salvaged. It was finally moved onto land after being lifted 44 metres from the ocean floor. The salvage operation took almost three weeks. The ferry sank after travelling too fast while being overloaded on 16 April 2014. The disaster killed 304 people, mostly children on a school trip. Apr 9, 2017
Oslo police find bomb-like device in busy shopping area

Oslo police find bomb-like device in busy shopping area

A ‘bomb-like device’ was found in central Oslo on 8 April. Norwegian police successfully carried out a controlled explosion of the device.A suspect was arrested shortly after. Police report the device would have caused limited damage. It was placed in a multi-ethnic neighbourhood full of bars and several mosques. Apr 9, 2017