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Gunman shoots, wounds US consular official in Mexico

guadalajaraMexican prosecutors said Saturday they are searching for a gunman who opened fire on an official of the U.S. consulate in the western city of Guadalajara.

The Attorney General's Office said Saturday the official was wounded in the attack Friday in Guadalajara.  Surveillance video of the attack shows the gunman following the official in a parking garage. The official, whose name was not released, was dressed in shorts.

The shooting appeared to be a direct attempt to kill the consular employee.















Car bomb kills dozens in northern city of Azaz

Car bombing SyriaAt least 43 people have been reported killed after a car bomb struck Syria's northwestern city of Azaz, according to a monitor group.

Dozens were also wounded in Saturday's attack, which took place in front of a court, the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights added.  The group said the toll was likely to rise.

The attack was the latest in a string of bombings to hit Azaz, a city located near the border with Turkey, 16km south of the Turkish city of Kilis.


U.S. intel report: Putin directed cyber campaign to help Trump

Putin directed attacks against ClintonRussian President Vladimir Putin ordered an effort to help Republican Donald Trump's electoral chances by discrediting Democrat Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential campaign, U.S. intelligence agencies said in an assessment on Friday.

Russia's objectives were to undermine public faith in the U.S. democratic process, denigrate former secretary of state Clinton, make it harder for her to win and harm her presidency if she did, an unclassified report released by the top U.S. intelligence agency said.


Israel soldier Elor Azaria found guilty of manslaughter

Isreali soldier guilty of manslaughterA military court has found an Israeli soldier guilty of manslaughter over the killing of a wounded Palestinian last year.

The court convened at the defence ministry building in Tel Aviv on Wednesday to issue the verdict in the high-profile case that raised questions over rules of engagement towards perceived threats by Palestinians.

A judge read out the court's decision for more than two hours before announcing the verdict. The soldier, 20-year-old Elor Azaria, could now face a maximum 20 years in prison.


Far-right Israeli minister plans bill to annex one of biggest settlements

Irael bill to annex settlementThe far-right Israeli education minister, Naftali Bennett, has vowed to introduce a bill this month to formally annex Maale Adumim, one of Israel’s largest settlement blocks in the occupied Palestinian territories.

In remarks made at a museum in the city of 40,000 located outside Jerusalem, Bennett said: “After being here for 50 years, the time has come to end military rule.”


Reprint Of Hitler’s ‘Mein Kampf’ Takes Germany By Storm

Mein KampfSales of Adolf Hitler’s “Mein Kampf” have soared since a special edition of the Nazi leader’s political treatise went on sale in Germany a year ago, the German publisher has said.

The book outlines Hitler’s ideology that formed the basis for Nazism and sets out his hatred of Jews, which led to the Holocaust.

The new edition is the first reprint since World War Two, released last January after a 70-year copyright on the text expired at the end of 2015. It includes explanatory sections and some 3,500 annotations, and has sold 85,000 copies to the surprise of its publishers.


Bloody day in Baghdad as attacks kill nearly 60

Baghdad attacks kill 60A suicide vehicle bomb driven by ISIL fighters killed at least 39 people in an attack on a busy square in Baghdad's sprawling Sadr City district.

Another 20 civilians were killed elsewhere througout the Iraqi capital on Monday.

A bomber driving a pickup truck struck an outdoor fruit and vegetable market, hitting daily labourers and a police checkpoint.

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) took responsibility for the blast via its Amaq website, claiming the "martyrdom operation".


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