Britain vows action after ‘pure evil’ IS murder of aid worker

Britain vows action after ‘pure evil’ IS murder of aid worker

(Colombo Lankapuvath) Islamic State extremists released a video showing the beheading of British aid worker David Haines, who was abducted in Syria last year, and British Prime Minister David Cameron late Saturday condemned his slaying as “an act of pure evil.” Cameron confirmed Haines’ death in a statement after the British Foreign Office had said […]

Oscar Pistorius Guilty of Culpable Homicide in Killing of Girlfriend

Oscar Pistorius Guilty of Culpable Homicide in Killing of Girlfriend

(Colombo Lankapuvath) South Africa — Oscar Pistorius, the disabled track star who once commanded stellar heights of international competition, was found guilty of culpable homicide, equivalent to manslaughter, on Friday after being acquitted of murder charges in the killing of his girlfriend in the early hours of Feb. 14, 2013. As she pronounced her verdicts, […]

U.S. airstrike killed 11 civilians, Afghan President says

U.S. airstrike killed 11 civilians, Afghan President says

(Colombo Lankapuvath) A U.S. airstrike in Afghanistan’s eastern Kunar province killed 11 civilians, including women and children, Afghan President Hamid Karzai said Wednesday. Karzai strongly condemned the airstrike and has sent a government delegation to investigate, a statement from his office said. The governor of Kunar province said that two women and two children were […]