Shoot Out

  • Bayern players refused to take penalties: Coach May 21, 2012

    Munich: Some Bayern Munich players, including Arjen Robben, refused to take penalties in their shootout defeat by Chelsea in the Champions League final on Saturday, forcing coach Jupp Heynckes to nominate 'keeper Manuel Neuer, Heynckes told reporters. "Some of my players did not feel sure enough or confident enough to take...
  • Bayern edge Madrid on penalties to reach final April 26, 2012

    Madrid: Bayern Munich beat Real Madrid 31 on penalties on Wednesday to secure their place against Chelsea in the Champions League final following a memorable contest between the longtime European rivals. Cristiano Ronaldo looked to have put the home side on their way to the final with two early goals, but...
  • Liverpool edge battling Cardiff to win League Cup February 27, 2012

    Wembley, London: Liverpool's sixyear trophy drought ended on Sunday by winning the League Cup final after beating Cardiff 32 in a dramatic penalty shootout when captain Steven Gerrard's cousin, Anthony Gerrard, missed the final spotkick. "I've got mixed emotions," Steven Gerrard said. "Obviously I'm delighted to win the cup for our...
  • Zambia win African Cup after penalty shootout February 13, 2012

    Libreville, Gabon: Zambia returned to the scene of their worst sporting tragedy to make it a place of unrestrained joy after winning a nerveracking African Cup of Nations final on Sunday on penalties over tournament favorites Ivory Coast. Stophira Sunzu scored the deciding suddendeath spotkick after Gervinho missed for the Ivorians,...
  • Fort Hood suspect contacted Islamist: Sources November 10, 2009

    Washington: US intelligence agencies learned an Army psychiatrist contacted an Islamist sympathetic to alQaeda and that the information was relayed to authorities before the man allegedly went on a shooting spree that killed 13 people in Texas last week, US officials said on Monday. While the agencies were monitoring contacts by...
  • Lawyer feels Fort Hood gunman won't get a fair trial November 10, 2009

    Washington: As American authorities probed Thursday's mass shooting at the Fort Hood Army Post in Texas that left 13 dead and 42 wounded, the lone suspect was reported to be conscious and talking. The suspected shooter, Major Nidal Malik Hasan, a 39yearold licensed Army psychiatrist who worked at a hospital at...
  • US soldier kills 12, injures 30 at army base November 6, 2009

    Fort Hood/Texas (USA): A US soldier opened fire on a military processing center at Fort Hood in Texas on Thursday, killing 12 people and wounding 30, officials at the Army base said. The gunman also was shot at by emergency personnel but is reportedly stable though injured. The shootout happened around 1330...
  • Suspected Maoists kill two CPI(M) leaders in West Bengal October 27, 2009

    Kolkata: Two local leaders of the CPI(M) were killed in two districts of West Bengal on Monday night, the police said. While a CPI(M) member of a gram panchayat in West Midnapore district was gunned down in Binpur, a youth leader of the party was shot and hacked to death at...
  • Suspected IRA dissidents shoot British soldiers March 9, 2009

    Belfast: British Prime Gordon Brown was in Northern Ireland on Monday to meet with soldiers, police and political leaders following the first deadly attack on security forces there in 12 years. Brown planned to meet with troops at the Massereene army barracks in Antrim, west of Belfast, where two soldiers were...
  • Oct 27: Shootout on Mumbai bus, Anand loses Game 10 October 28, 2008

    Wrap up of the day's event. October 27 resounded with debates over whether the police really needed to shoot down the youth who had held a bus conductor in a Mumbai bus hostage while injuring others. Another sad bit of news was Vishwanathan Anand losing the Game 10 at Bonn...
  • Mumbai police under fire for killing gunman October 27, 2008

    New Delhi: The Central and Bihar governments have reacted sharply against the Mumbai police killing a young man who allegedly fired shots and shouted slogans against Navnirman Seva (MNS) leader Raj Thackeray in a bus in Mumbai on Monday. Police claim 23yearold Rahul Raj, a resident of Patna who was visiting...
  • Police shootout erupts in London suburb May 7, 2008

    London: A shootout was reported Tuesday evening in Londons posh King's Road area. Officers were called to Markham Square after reports of shots being fired from a house there shortly before 5 pm, Britain's Metropolitan police said. One eyewitness said, "We thought they were firecrackers at the beginning. By the...
  • Cops found not guilty for shooting unarmed man April 26, 2008

    New Delhi: Three New York city detectives were found not guilty in the shooting death of an unarmed black man in November 2006. A New York state judge cleared two police officers, detectives Gescard Isnora and Mike Oliver of manslaughter and other charges and a third, detective Marc Cooper, of...
  • Shootings at schools take startling dimensions December 12, 2007

    New Delhi: India is shocked by a school shooting where an eighth grade boy killed his classmates with his fathers gun. However, across the world and especially in the United States, students and guns seem to increasingly go hand in hand, very often with tragic consequences. A high school in...
  • Classes at Virginia Tech resume June 19, 2007

    Blacksburg (Virginia): Classes have resumed at Virginia Tech, a week since 32 students and faculty were killed in the shooting. Many students chose not to return to the campus yet, and for those who came back there was a great sense of anxiety. It is going to be difficult. It...
  • NASA shooter blamed victim for job review June 18, 2007

    Houston (Texas): A space engineer who killed a coworker and himself at NASA's Johnson Space Center used a gun bought the same day as he printed out a negative job report that he blamed on his victim, police said on Sunday. Houston Police Chief Harold Hurtt described a ''nightmaretype situation'' in...
  • Big News: Horror of Virginia shootout June 18, 2007

    Five days after the senseless killing of 32 people in Virginia Tech University, very special guests from Virginia join CNNIBN for a discussion. ...
  • Virginia shooter's kin apologise June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: The family of the 23yearold student who shot and killed 32 people on the Virginia Tech University campus spoke at last on Monday. They apologised in their firstever public statement handed over to the press by their lawyer. "We are heartbroken, said the family of Cho SeungHui after...
  • Funeral for Loganathan, Minal on Friday June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: The funeral of Professor G V Loganathan and Minal Panchal will be held on Friday. Both of them died in the Virginia Tech shooting on Monday when a gunman, identified as a student named SeungHui Cho, killed 32 people at the Virginia University before committing suicide. Professor Loganathan's funeral...
  • Cho has made world weep: Sister June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: The family of Virginia Tech gunman Cho SeungHui have spoken for the first time since the shooting on Monday. His sister, Cho SunKyung, in a statement on behalf of the family, said they feel "hopeless, helpless and lost," and that they "never could have envisioned that he was...
  • US mourns for Virginia victims June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: The US marked a day of mourning for victims of the Virginia Tech shooting on Friday. Virginia Governor, Timothy Kaine declared Friday a day of mourning and called for a moment of silence at noon to honour the 32 victims in Monday's massacre at Virginia Tech. Students paid tributes at...
  • Gunman kills hostage, self in NASA June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: Within a week of Virginia tech shooting, a NASA contract worker brandishing a revolver took control of part of a Johnson Space Center building on Friday afternoon, and killed a hostage and then himself after a standoff with the police. A second hostage escaped with minor injuries. Later, the...
  • Gunman opens fire at NASA centre June 18, 2007

    Houston: NASA evacuated a building at Johnson Space Centre on Friday after a person with a gun was seen and a gunshot was reportedly fired, a NASA spokeswoman said. The gunman said to be a contract worker at the space centre. Space agency spokeswoman Brandi Dean said it was not known...
  • Did Cho emulate South Korean film? June 18, 2007

    As investigators review 28 video clips and the 43 photos Cho Seung Hui sent to NBC before he set out to commit mass murder, comparisons are already being drawn between some of Cho's photos and a popular South Korean film called Oldboy. ...
  • 'Cho's images a second assault on us' June 18, 2007

    Blacksburg (Virginia): Angry students, faculty and loved ones urged the media to focus on the 32 victims of Monday's shootings on the Virginia Tech campus, not the twisted words and images of the man who gunned them down. Peter Read, father of victim Mary Read, pleaded for media outlets to stop...
  • Virginia misses warning signals June 17, 2007

    Blacksburg, Virginia: The killer of Virginia Tech University is described as a quiet shy person who had an imaginary girlfriend called Jelly. Lately, he used to stalk girls in his class. Those who knew him describe Cho Seung Hui as a shadow on the campus. But no one comprehended the...
  • The video of a coldblooded killer June 17, 2007

    Blacksburg, Virginia: The man blamed for killing at least 30 people in Mondays shootings on the Virginia Tech campus before killing himself mailed a package containing photographs and writings to NBC. The package included an 18hundred word statement described as "a manifesto" and 27 quicktime videos showing Cho Seung Hui...
  • Cho kills, Asians fear backlash June 17, 2007

    New York: Cho Seung Hui, the 23yearold South Korean who allegedly killed 32 people at Virginia Tech University on Monday, has left Asian students concerned whether there would face a backlash. A few days ago, Mili Shah and some of her fellow Indian American students from New York University were...
  • US under the shadow of gun (laws) June 17, 2007

    Two guns were found at the shooting scene on the Virginia tech campus a clock 19 mm pistol and a Walther P22 semiautomatic pistol. Cho SeungHui bought one of the weapons last month showing three forms of identification and passing a background check. Some politicians think gun laws should...
  • Cho's hate mail, videos June 17, 2007

    Blacksburg, Virginia: Police investigating the massacre at Virginia Tech University say midway through the shooting the gunman went to a post office and mailed to television network NBC a package containing insinuating photos, writings and videos of himself. According to reports from NBC and agencies, 23yearold South Korean Cho SeungHui sent...