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Supreme Court ruling on gun rights divides U.S.

Supreme Court upheld Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a New York state law that places restrictions on carrying a concealed handgun outside the home, a move likely to divide the nation further on the polarizing …

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Jinja Highway: Assailants have been monitoring victims

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The assailants who shot dead two mobile money agents in Jinja district on Saturday night monitored their victims for two months, according to police detectives investigating the double murder. The four assailants riding on two motorcycles gunned down John Nkabe and his Fred Bulago in …

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URA owns up to West Nile shootings

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of State for Finance, Amos Lugoloobi has revealed that the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has taken responsibility for shootings that left one person dead and two others injured in Arua district during altercations between staff of the Authority and the local community. The …

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Human Rights Watch calls for investigations into Kampala shootings

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Human Rights Watch has called for investigations into the shooting and killing of Ugandans following the protests arising from the arrest of presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu. The organization which defends the rights of people worldwide through spotlighting abuses and bringing perpetrators to justice says …

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Wave of shootings in Sweden as gangs settle scores

Stockholm, Sweden | AFP |   Honour, debts, and prestige are serving as the pretext for an increasing number of deadly shootings that challenge the ideals of equality and social harmony on which modern Sweden was built. “You strengthen your own gang by eliminating an external threat and you gain prestige,” …

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Eleven killed in S.Africa township shootings

Cape Town, South Africa | AFP | Eleven people were killed in a series of overnight shootings in a Cape Town township, police said Saturday, including four victims shot dead when gunmen opened fire in a bar. Extra police officers were deployed to the Philipi district of Cape Town, a …

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