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Crime Town: 2016 Chicago Homicides is Highest in 19 years

 01/03/2017 - 05:02
Reverend Michael Pfleger led a march of protest against the more than 760 victims of homicides in Chicago in  2016. Trump has told Mayor Rahm Emanuel to seek federal help after city’s most violent year in two decades. Photo: EFE/Kamil Krzaczynski
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Chicago records more homicides in 2016 than New York and LA combined. The city saw 762 killings and 1,100 more shooting incidents than 2015.

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Reverend Michael Pfleger led a march of protest against the more than 760 victims of homicides in Chicago in  2016. Trump has told Mayor Rahm Emanuel to seek federal help after city’s most violent year in two decades. Photo: EFE/Kamil Krzaczynski

Last Christmas I Gave You My Gun

 12/29/2016 - 03:48
These are the last Christmas with guns for the Colombian guerrillas. Photo: EFE/Christian Escobar Mora
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The Guardian reports about Colombia’s Congress approval of an amnesty for all those who committed minor crimes during the conflict.

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Thursday, December 29, 2016 - 3:41am
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These are the last Christmas with guns for the Colombian guerrillas. Photo: EFE/Christian Escobar Mora

Executions in the U.S Plummeted to 1976's Levels

 12/27/2016 - 04:17
Executions and death sentences plummeted this year to lowest levels since 1976. However, the death penalty is far from fading away, reports the Washington Post. Photo: Florida Department of Corrections/Doug Smith
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Executions and death sentences plummeted this year to lowest levels since 1999. However, the death penalty is far from fading away, reports the Washington Post.

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Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 3:53am
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Executions and death sentences plummeted this year to lowest levels since 1976. However, the death penalty is far from fading away, reports the Washington Post. Photo: Florida Department of Corrections/Doug Smith

The Magic Teacher: Art Workshops to Fight Violence in Mexico

 12/27/2016 - 03:21
Violence and crime are a persistent problem in Mexico. On December 26, the fathers of a group of 43 students who disappeared from a rural school in Ayotzinapa pilgrimaged to the Guadalupe Basilica, in Mexico City. EFE/Sáshenka Gutiérrez
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El País reports about about a tiny town of Sinaloa, in Mexico, where a young teacher is trying to fight violence and crime through teaching art to children.

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Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 3:02am
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Violence and crime are a persistent problem in Mexico. On December 26, the fathers of a group of 43 students who disappeared from a rural school in Ayotzinapa pilgrimaged to the Guadalupe Basilica, in Mexico City. EFE/Sáshenka Gutiérrez

Playing Madman? Trump Calls on US to 'Expand' Nuclear Capability

 12/23/2016 - 04:51
Trump thinks being "unpredictable" is a virtue, both in politics and business. Photo: EFE/Erik S. Lesser
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President-elect Donald Trump tweeted on Thursday for a strengthening of America’s nuclear weapons programme, throwing into doubt longstanding efforts to reduce its arsenal. His comments came the same day that Vladimir Putin said Russia needs to ‘strengthen the military potential of strategic nuclear forces’

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Friday, December 23, 2016 - 4:22am
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Trump thinks being "unpredictable" is a virtue, both in politics and business. Photo: EFE/Erik S. Lesser

One Attack, Two Reactions: Obama and Trump opposite responses to Berlin crash

 12/21/2016 - 05:17
Obama and Trump reactions to the terrorist attack in Berlin revealed their opposite visions of the world politics. EFE/Joerg Carstensen
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The events in Ankara and Berlin revealed the differences between how the outgoing Obama administration and incoming Trump administration respond to violent attacks overseas.

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016 - 4:54am
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Obama and Trump reactions to the terrorist attack in Berlin revealed their opposite visions of the world politics. EFE/Joerg Carstensen

German Police Hunt for at Least One Attacker in Berlin Truck Crash

 12/21/2016 - 04:46
Brandenburg Gate in Berlin was lit up in the colours of the German flag to honour the truck attack victims. EFE/Joerg Carstensen
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Berlin Christmas market attack killer still on the loose. Investigators say they arrested wrong man over truck attack that killed 12 and injured dozens more in a Christmas market at the German capital. Chancellor Angela Merkel faces growing criticism over migrant policy, security measures.

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016 - 4:06am
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Brandenburg Gate in Berlin was lit up in the colours of the German flag to honour the truck attack victims. EFE/Joerg Carstensen

Mexico fireworks market explosion leaves at least 31 dead

 12/21/2016 - 04:02
Dozens are dead, and many more injured, after an explosion at San Pablito Market in Tultepec, Mexico. The popular fireworks market is located about 20 miles north of Mexico City. Photo: EFE/STR
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At least 31 people died and 50 others were injured after an explosion ripped through a popular fireworks market in Mexico.

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016 - 3:44am
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Dozens are dead, and many more injured, after an explosion at San Pablito Market in Tultepec, Mexico. The popular fireworks market is located about 20 miles north of Mexico City. Photo: EFE/STR

Berlin Crash Suspected to be a Terrorist Attack, according to German Police

 12/20/2016 - 02:00
A truck rammed into a crowded Christmas market in Berlin Monday, killing at least 12 people and injuring dozens more.EFE/BRITTA PEDERSEN
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A truck rammed into a crowded Christmas market in Berlin Monday, killing at least 12 people and injuring dozens more. The German authorities consider it a terrorist attack.

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Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 1:41am
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A truck rammed into a crowded Christmas market in Berlin Monday, killing at least 12 people and injuring dozens more.EFE/BRITTA PEDERSEN

In Two Years, Police Killed 86 People Displaying Guns that Aren't Real

 12/19/2016 - 04:08
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The Wahington Post analyses the raise in fatal police shootings involving people armed with air guns, toys or replicas.In the last two years, police killed at least 86 people dislpaying 'fake' guns.

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Monday, December 19, 2016 - 3:43am
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Defendants of gun control demonstrate in front of the N.R.A during the Fourth Anniversary of the Sandy Hook massacre. On December 14th, 2012, 20 year old Adam Lanza shot his mother and more than 20 students at a primary school in Fairfax. Real guns are not the only threat to the nation's security. Police killed more than 86 people in the last 2 years that where brandishing fake guns with real appearance. EFE/Jim Lo Scalzo. 

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