Graffiti vandalism on Vancouver's Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Garden is an attack on marginalized communities, says director

Several large, spray-painted graffiti tags were found on the exterior walls of the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Garden in Vancouver, B.C. on Sunday morning, Jan. 16, 2022. (Supplied photo#Lorraine Lowe) Several large, spray-painted graffiti tags were found on the exterior walls of the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Garden in Vancouver, B.C. on Sunday morning, Jan. 16, 2022. (Supplied photo#Lorraine Lowe)

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'Hero' guard, church deacon among Buffalo shooting victims

Aaron Salter was one of 10 killed in an attack whose victims represented a cross-section of life in the predominantly Black neighbourhood in Buffalo, New York. They included a church deacon, a man at the store buying a birthday cake for his grandson and an 86-year-old who had just visited her husband at a nursing home.

As Russia retreats from Kharkiv, music returns in secret concert

In Kharkiv, Ukraine, you can still hear the sound of explosions, but now it's outgoing, with the Ukrainians firing at the Russians in retreat. Russia started withdrawing its forces from around Ukraine's second-largest city earlier this week after near constant bombardment.

Buffalo shooter targeted Black neighbourhood, officials say

The white 18-year-old who shot and killed 10 people at a Buffalo supermarket had researched the local demographics and drove to the area a day in advance to conduct reconnaissance with the intent of killing as many Black people as possible, officials said Sunday.