It is "hugely worrying" that the fighting appeared to be spreading outside South Sudan's capital, the United Nations human rights office in Geneva said on Tuesday. The two men's soldiers had reportedly been fighting on and off since Friday night. South Sudanese nationals trying to escape the capital were prevented from doing so by authorities, according to a security worker in Juba who insisted on anonymity because he is not authorized to speak to the press.
Some people jumped off the promenade seeking safety, he says. At least 84 people are dead in Nice, France after a truck drove through a crowd of people who had been watching Bastille Day fireworks on Thursday night. The attacker was finally shot dead as police arrived in the scene. An MSNBC tweet on late Thursday that framed France's latest terror attack as a "truck crash" elicited a stinging response from readers.
Germany, Spain and Italy announced Friday that they will boost border controls at airports as well as road and rail crossings into France after the truck attack in Nice killed 84 people, the Federal Police said on Friday. A December 2010 warning from the Department of Homeland Security said terrorist groups were looking to launch "vehicle ramming attacks-using modified or unmodified vehicles-against crowds, buildings", and other places where large groups of people were congregating.
Members of Turkey's armed forces declared hours earlier that they had taken control of the country as explosions, gunfire and a reported air battle between loyalist forces and supporters of the coup erupted in Ankara , the capital. In Istanbul, the gendarmerie closed the two bridges that connect the city's Asian and European parts over the Bosphorus Strait, with tanks reported on the bridges.
A Turkish official says a plane carrying Mr Erdogan has just landed back in Istanbul. 0239 - Bomb hits parliament in Ankara , state-run Anadolu Agency says. "We are focusing on the possibility of an attempt (coup)", Yildirim said. TRT later went off the air. "Erdogan was insane, -I'm happy he is gone!" a middle aged man shouted from his auto.
At least 84 people were killed and many others were injured when a truck ran over crowds late Thursday during Bastille Day celebrations in France's Mediterranean city of Nice. A month later, a man rammed his vehicle into two Canadian soldiers in Quebec, killing one of them, in an attack that may have been inspired by Adnani's recording.