Tessa Stuart

war and conflict

Nurse Describes 'Unspeakable' Horror as Bombs Hit Doctors Without Borders Hospital

A nurse at the trauma center in northern Afghanistan remembers “patients, wounded, crying out, everywhere,” as the bombs fell, killing several of his colleagues.
Tessa Stuart
10.3.15
war and conflict

19 Dead After Apparent US Airstrike Hits MSF Hospital in Afghanistan

Doctors Without Borders says 37 people were seriously wounded in a preventable bombing at a hospital in Kunduz that was full of staff and patients.
Tessa Stuart
10.3.15
Europe

Footage Shows Gunman Hogtied After Americans Thwart Attack on French Train

Three Americans, including two US service members, came to the rescue after a man armed with an AK-47 attempted to attack a train traveling from Amsterdam to Paris.
Tessa Stuart
8.22.15
middle east

One Palestinian Dead in Clashes with IDF After Arson Attack Kills Infant

The violence and demonstrations mark the most tumultuous period in months in the Israeli-occupied Palestinian territories.
Tessa Stuart
8.1.15
enduring freedom

New Taliban Leader Allegedly Disavows Peace Process in Audiotape

Mullah Muhammad Akhtar Mansoor dismisses reports of a peace process as "propaganda" and calls for unity among the Taliban, even as some of the group’s highest-ranking members dispute his ascension.
Tessa Stuart
8.1.15
Europe

French Protesters Try to Derail Beach Takeover by Saudi King and His Massive Entourage

Some locals in Nice are upset that King Salman has fenced off a beach for the exclusive use of his 1,000-member entourage.
Tessa Stuart
7.25.15
americas

'We Are Celebrating a Hero': Mourners Gather for Sandra Bland’s Funeral

With investigations into Bland’s death in a Texas jail cell still ongoing, friends and family gathered at a church in Illinois to pay their last respects.
Tessa Stuart
7.25.15
officer involved

Witness Says Man With Pistol Killed by LAPD 'Just Sat There, Waiting to be Shot'

Los Angeles police officers killed a man who was reportedly brandishing a handgun and firing shots into the air and ground along a busy street.
Tessa Stuart
7.25.15
war and conflict

Turkey Drops Bombs on Kurdish Group That Has Fought the Islamic State in Iraq

Turkish forces bombed camps belonging to the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), a group that has been particularly effective at driving back the Islamic State.
Tessa Stuart
7.25.15
americas

In Photos: At the KKK's South Carolina Confederate Flag Rally

The Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan and the Black Educators for Justice squared off in Columbia, South Carolina on Saturday.
Tessa Stuart
7.19.15
Crime & Drugs

Lethally Potent 'Fake Heroin' No Longer Enjoys a Legal Loophole

Said to be up to 15 times more powerful than heroin, acetyl fentanyl was named a Schedule 1 drug by the Drug Enforcement Administration Friday.
Tessa Stuart
7.18.15
middle east

Saudi Arabia Announces Arrest of 400 Alleged Islamic State Militants

A statement from Saudi Arabia's Ministry of the Interior said the arrests made during the past few weeks foiled a number of planned attacks.
Tessa Stuart
7.18.15
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