The Armed Forces Minister James Heppey has said he fears that “we are closer than we’ve been on this continent” to war “for 70 years”. He told the BBC Radio 4 Today programme: “There’s 130,000 Russian troops around the borders of Ukraine, thousands more on amphibious shipping in the Black Sea and the Azov Sea. … Read more
This is the moment a terrified shopworker was thrown round a store “like a ragdoll” at knifepoint by an armed robber. The young assistant was dragged around the shop by her hair as the raider held a blade to her neck and demanded cash from the till. Now raider Craig Johnson is beginning a 10 … Read more
Photo illustration by Luis G. Rendon/The Daily Beast, Getty, El Pez TULUM—Mexican police officers arrived at the beachfront American-owned hotel called El Pez, just outside the high-end resort town of Tulum, at about three o’clock in the morning. Some 20 officers in body armor and carrying assault rifles entered El Pez and began going from … Read more
As tensions simmer at the border between Russia and Ukraine, Ukrainian civilians are ensuring that they’re fully prepared should an invasion take place. Russian President Vladimir Putin has demanded guarantees that Ukraine will not join NATO and has implicitly threatened the former Soviet state with a massive military build-up.
A California jewelry store owner fended off five suspects from a robbery after firing his legal firearm, police said. The man, identified by KTVU as Usman Bhatti, foiled the attempted robbery at his store in the Tanforan Mall in San Bruno on Jan. 21 at approximately 1 p.m. Bhatti, who has a concealed carry permit, … Read more