Armed attack on Mexican prison leaves 14 dead

MEXICO: Mexican authorities said on Sunday at least 14 people died in an armed attack at a prison in the northern border city Juarez and two more died during a later armed aggression elsewhere in the city. Among those who died in the prison attack were 10 security personnel and four inmates.- THE INDIAN EXPRESS


Twenty dead in Somaliland clashes

SOMALIA: At least 20 people have been killed in Somalia’s breakaway region of Somaliland in clashes between anti-Government protesters and security forces over several days. - THE INDIAN EXPRESS


Three cops injured in New York machete attack

US: A man wielding a machete attacked three police officers at the New Year’s Eve celebration in New York City, authorities said, striking two of them in the head before an officer shot the man in the shoulder. The attack happened about eight blocks from Times Square. - INDIA TODAY


Brazil’s Lula sworn in as President for third term

BRAZIL: Brazil’s Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was sworn in as President on Sunday for the third time after thwarting far-right incumbent Bolsonaro’s reelection bid. Lula pledged to bring members of former President Jair Bolsonaro’s administration to account. Lula is assuming office for corruption. - INDIA TODAY


Ten killed in Kabul military airport blast

AFGHANISTAN: An explosion was reported outside a military airport in Afghanistan's Kabul on Sunday. At least 10 people were killed in the deadly blast. The specific nature or target of the explosion is not known yet. - INDIA TODAY

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