Portal:Current events/2018 April 24

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Armed conflicts and attacks
Disasters and accidents
International relations
Law and crime
  • Toronto van attack
    • Alek Minassian appears in court in Toronto charged with ten murders and thirteen attempted murders. (BBC)
  • Yahoo! data breaches
  • Crime in Italy
    • Italian police arrest a Bosnian driver driving a van loaded with weapons bound for Barcelona. (The New York Times)
  • The United States Supreme Court rejects a case brought by foreign nationals under the Alien Tort Statute attempting to sue the Arab Bank over terror attacks in Israel. (USA Today)
  • A former MP from Poland's Samoobrona party is charged with spying for Russia and China. (Radio Poland)
  • Crime in Texas
    • Three people are shot and critically wounded, two of them Dallas Police officers and the other a security guard, at a Home Depot in Dallas, Texas. The suspected shooter, who was also attempting to shoplift merchandise, was arrested soon after. One of the police officers died from his injuries the next day. (CBS News)(ABC News)
  • In Lima, Peru, a 36-year-old man gets on a public transport bus and sets fire to the passengers, after spraying them with gasoline, leaving 10 people injured. The most affected, a 22-year-old young woman, was seriously injured and believed to be the target of the attack. (Panamericana Televsión) (Diario Correo)
  • An alleged arson attack kills 18 in a karaoke lounge in Qingyuan, China. A suspect is arrested. (The Guardian)
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