Missouri police have arrested 31 people after racial unrest rocked Ferguson, following the fatal shooting of a black teen by a white police officer.
A Malian arrested after a French police officer was shot at in Bamako "hates white people", sources close to the investigation told AFP on Saturday.
French police are hunting for a gunman after a shooting at a Paris newspaper office that gravely wounded a photographer, and three other attacks.
Most hostages have been freed, claims Interior Minister Ole Lenku, as the army continues its operation to flush out militants from the Nairobi mall.
The FBI has identified the dead gunman who killed 12 people at a Washington navy yard and eliminated the possibility of a second suspect.
A shooter and several people have been killed when at least one gunman opened fire at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington DC, say authorities.
Three members of the ANC, including a pregnant woman, have survived a shooting by unknown assailants in Umtshezi, KwaZulu-Natal, says the party.
A suspect in the shooting of an MIT guard is dead, and a manhunt is on for another - both of whom are believed to be involved in the Boston bombings.
Police have descended on a Boston suburb amid reports of gunfire and explosions after a university police officer was shot dead on the MIT campus.
Police say gunmen have ambushed and shot dead six Pakistani women aid workers and a male doctor.
Mourners in Newtown, Connecticut, headed for the first two of 20 funerals of the schoolchildren shot dead by 20-year-old Adam Lanza.
Smaller sporting codes such as shooting remain untouched by the need for transformation -- a situation that will continue until government steps in.