.Malé, Maldives
Mohamed Nasheed became Maldive's first democratically elected president after winning the first multi-party elections in 2008. (Photo credit: Twitter/@MohamedNasheed)

  • The explosion occured as former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed was getting into his car on Thursday
  • Reportedly, an improvided explosive device was used for the attack
  • The blast was reportedly heard across the capital

.Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
the gang targeted in the police operation reportedly engages in drug trafficking and murders among other criminal activities. (Photo credit: Representational image/Unsplash)

  • The shootout has led to the death of at least 20 people
  • The operation was lunched by the police, who had reportedly received information about the gang recruiting children
  • Two passengers on a metro train were also injured, but survived

.Los Angeles, CA, USA
Kim Kardashian has found herself caught up in an international art smuggling row. (Photo Credit: Instagram/Kim Kardashian)

  • The smuggling row involved an ancient Roman sculpture that was imported to California under Kim Kardashian's name
  • Her spokeswoman has dismissed US media reports tying the reality star to the statue
  • The statue fragment was seized at a Los Angeles port in 2016

.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
DMK President MK Stalin reportedly ordered the expulsion of the two men from the party. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Two DMK workers, in a clip, were seen throwing away a flex with the name and picture of 'Amma'
  • The incident took place at a 'Amma canteen' in Tamil Nadu
  • The two were arrested after DMK filed a police complaint against them

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Former RJD MP and strongman Mohammad Shahabuddin died of COVID-19 on Saturday. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ANI)

  • Mohammad Shahabuddin had served as an MLA from Bihar's Ziradei and an MP from Siwan
  • He was accused in over three dozen cases
  • The strongman was serving a life sentence in a 2004 double murder case

.Miami, FL, USA
Semi automatic weapons were used in the shooting. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • The incident occurred in Miami suburb of Flordia
  • 3-year-old Elijah LaFrance was taken to the hospital where she succumbed to the injuries
  • A reward of $15,000 was announced for information leading to the arrest of suspects in the case

.Manacor, Spain
None of the infected people required hospital treatment. (Representative Image: Unsplash)

  • The man went to work and the gym despite signs he had the virus, police said
  • He deliberately lowered his mask when he coughed and taunted his coworkers
  • Police on the Spanish island began investigating at the end of January

.Kaduna, Nigeria
The three students were shot dead three days after they were kidnapped. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Pixabay)

  • The three students were kidnapped from their university in northwest Nigeria
  • The killings were an escalation in the mass kidnappings that are plaguing northwest and central Nigeria
  • The remains of the students were found in a village close to the university

.Berwyn, IL, USA
The incident occurred at a grocery store in Berwyn. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • Two victims were stabbed in the incident
  • Police later called the victim a "good samaritan"
  • The incident unfolded at 6323 W. Cermak Road in Berwyn

.New York, NY, USA
Former US president Donald Trump has been accused of inciting the deadly January 6 insurrection. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Robert Chapman boasted about invading the US Capitol on January 6
  • His prospective match on the dating app turned him in to police
  • Chapman is charged with violent entry and disorderly conduct at the Capitol