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‘Batman’ shooting: Feds identify Denver gunman as 24-year-old James Holmes

‘Batman’ shooting: Feds identify Denver gunman as 24-year-old James Holmes

Law enforcement officials have identified the gunman responsible for killing at least 12 people and injuring 59, many of them children, at the ‘Dark Knight Rises’ premier in Colorado’s third largest city of Aurora, as 24-year-old James Holmes. Within hours, over 250 law enforcement officers and over 100 FBI agents responded to the tragedy. James […]

Spanish rallies turn violent as million people protest in 80 cities (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Spanish rallies turn violent as million people protest in 80 cities (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Spanish police have clashed with protesters marching against the latest batch of austerity measures. Over a million public employees, trade union members and fed-up citizens have taken to the streets in over 80 Spanish cities. Violence erupted in Madrid around midnight after dozens of protesters reached the city’s Puerta del Sol square and clashed with […]

‘Dark Knight Rises’ massacre: 15 shot dead in Colorado ‘Batman’ screening

‘Dark Knight Rises’ massacre: 15 shot dead in Colorado ‘Batman’ screening

At least 12-15 people have been killed and 38-50 wounded after a masked gunman shot moviegoers at the latest ‘Batman’ premiere in Colorado. The attack is the worst in the state’s history since the infamous Columbine High School massacre in 1999. How it happened The theater in the Colorado city of Aurora in the Denver […]

Power solution: India opens world’s largest solar park (PHOTOS)

Power solution: India opens world’s largest solar park (PHOTOS)

The world’s largest solar power field has been switched on in India’s western state of Gujarat. Accounting for 214 megawatts of photovoltaic solar capacity, it becomes larger than China’s 200 MW Golmud Solar Park, which previously held the record. ­The newly-developed solar power park will be a 500-megawatt system using state-of-the-art thin film photovoltaic technology […]

Syrian govt: ‘We have begun troop withdrawal’

Damascus says it has started pulling troops from cities to meet deadlines set by UN envoy Kofi Annan. But as the Syrian opposition claims bloodshed is continuing, Annan has been forced to defend his ceasefire plan insisting it’s “still on the table.” “We have already withdrawn some military forces from several Syrian provinces,” declared Syrian Foreign […]

Mainscream: US media Iran hysteria

Mainscream: US media Iran hysteria

Americans perceive Iran as Evil #1 on the planet, the latest Gallup poll shows. Since neither the US military nor intelligence believes Iran could strike America, why do the US media whip up hysteria about Iran, some 10,000 kilometers away? According to a new Gallup World Affairs poll released Monday, 32 per cent of those […]