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Bangladesh sentences 10 Islamists to death for 2001 bombing

Dhaka - A Bangladeshi court sentenced 10 Islamic militants to death Monday for the bombing at communist party rally two decades ago that killed five people.

Suspect planning Russia attack pledged to IS: FSB

Moscow - A suspect detained for planning an attack in Saint Petersburg during New Year's festivities had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group, Russia's FSB security service said on Monday.

Rocket fire kills US contractor in Iraq, raises fears of escalation

Baghdad - A rocket attack in Iraq killed a US civilian contractor, raising fears on Saturday that violence could escalate in the protest-hit country already engulfed in its worst political crisis in decades.

NZealand to close gun buyback sparked by mosque shootings

Wellington - A firearms buyback scheme launched in New Zealand after the Christchurch mosque shootings ends on Friday, with gun control groups hailing its success despite opposition from some firearms owners.

Japan funeral for 'hero' doctor slain in Afghanistan

Apo - Relatives and wellwishers paid tribute Wednesday to veteran doctor Tetsu Nakamura at his funeral in southern Japan, a week after he was killed in an ambush in Afghanistan.

Afghan mourners demand justice for slain Japanese 'hero'

Kabul - Distressed Afghans held vigils Thursday to mourn a beloved Japanese doctor who transformed barren swaths of eastern Afghanistan and spent decades caring for the sick, and to demand justice for his murder.

Nakamura: Japan doctor who devoted his life to Afghanistan

Apo - Japanese doctor Tetsu Nakamura, killed Wednesday in an attack in Afghanistan, devoted 35 years of his life to healing Afghans and Pakistanis and eventually became an honorary citizen of his adopted home.

Japanese doctor who helped Afghans for decades among six killed in attack

Kabul - A Japanese doctor whose long career was dedicated to helping some of Afghanistan's poorest people was among six people killed Wednesday in an attack in the east of the country, officials said.

Terror checks intensify as London attack enters election fray

London - Britain's Boris Johnson said Sunday he had ordered the security services to step up monitoring of convicted terrorists released early from prison, prompting accusations that he was exploiting the London Bridge attack for political gain less than two we...

Terror checks intensified as London attack enters election fray

London - Britain's Boris Johnson said Sunday the security services were stepping up monitoring of convicted terrorists released early from prison, as the London Bridge attack became embroiled in the election campaign.

UK's Johnson vows to act as convicted terrorist named in London attack

London - Prime Minister Boris Johnson vowed Saturday to review Britain's sentencing system after a convicted terrorist released early from prison stabbed two people to death and wounded three in a London Bridge attack.

Three minors stabbed in The Hague shopping area

Den Haag - Dutch police were hunting an assailant who stabbed three minors in The Hague's main shopping street as people looked for bargains on Black Friday.

Three wounded in stabbing in shopping street in The Hague: Dutch police

Den Haag - Three people were wounded in a stabbing in one of the main shopping streets in the centre of the Dutch city of The Hague on Friday night, police said."Stabbing incident with several wounded at the Grote Marktstraat in The Hague.

Dozens of dogs tested in French search for woman's forest killers

Lille - French police investigating the death of a pregnant woman mauled to death by dogs while walking in the woods have carried out DNA tests on 67 dogs to try identify those that attacked her, investigators said Thursday.

Dozens of dogs tested in French search for woman's forest killers

Lille - French police investigating the death of a pregnant woman mauled to death by dogs while walking in the woods have carried out DNA tests on 67 dogs to try identify those that attacked her, investigators said Thursday.

Australian man survives croc attack by gouging its eye

Cairns - An Australian wildlife ranger has recounted his terrifying escape from the clutches of a "particularly cunning" crocodile, after wrestling with the reptile and sticking a finger in its eye.

Hong Kong police say man set alight after arguing with democracy protesters

Fpo - Hong Kong police on Monday said a man was set alight following a heated argument with pro-democracy protesters during a day of widespread clashes across the city, as videos of the brutal attack went viral online.

Frenchman, 84, charged over mosque attack

Bayonne - An octogenarian accused of wounding two men in a shooting at a mosque in southern France has been charged and ordered held in detention, the prosecutor's office said Wednesday.

Man with rightwing links tries to burn French mosque, shoots two

Bayonne - An 84-year-old former candidate for France's ultra-right party shot and wounded two men in their seventies Monday as he attacked a mosque, prompting the government to express "solidarity" with Muslims hours after railing against Islamic "separatism".

Man with rightwing links tries to burn French mosque, shoots two

Bayonne - An 84-year-old former candidate for France's ultra-right party shot and seriously wounded two men in their 70s who saw him trying to burn a mosque in southwest France, police said, as the government expressed "solidarity" with Muslims.

Octogenerian tries to burn mosque, shoots and injures two: police

Paris - An 84-year-old man shot and seriously wounded two other men in their 70s when they surprised him trying to burn a mosque in Bayonne in southwest France, police said.

Probe into 2015 Paris jihadist attacks wraps up

Paris - French investigators have wrapped up their probe into the jihadist attacks that killed 130 people on a single day in Paris four years ago, prosecutors said Monday, paving the way for trial.

Hong Kong democracy activist injured in knife attack

Fpo - A man handing out leaflets for a Hong Kong pro-democracy protest was attacked by a knife-wielding assailant who slashed his neck and abdomen on Saturday, days after a leading activist was left bloodied in another street attack.

Three killed, dozens children wounded in Taliban truck blast

Jalalabad - At least three people were killed and about 20 children wounded when a Taliban truck bomb detonated near a rural police station and partially destroyed a nearby religious school, Afghan officials said.

Mexico leader defends security plan as 28 killed in attacks in two days

Morelia - President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador defended his strategy Tuesday for fighting the violent crime wracking Mexico, as relatives mourned 13 police officers killed in an ambush claimed by a powerful drug cartel, while a separate shootout left 15 dead.

14 police killed in attack in western Mexico

Mexico - Gunmen killed 14 police Monday in an ambush in the state of Michoacan in western Mexico, authorities said, condemning the latest violence in the restive region, a hotspot for criminal groups and vigilantes.

French police hold five over deadly knife attack

Paris - French police on Monday detained five people linked to a radicalised employee at the Paris police headquarters who killed four colleagues in a knife attack earlier this month, sources said.

New Zealand creates unit to target, 'disrupt' online extremism

Wellington - New Zealand will establish a team of investigators dedicated solely to tackling online extremism, as it moves to address failures exposed by the Christchurch mosques massacre, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Monday.

Tragedy marks Sabbath for Germany's Jewish community

Berlin - Jews in Germany prepared to mark the Sabbath Friday with their confidence in the community's miraculous rebirth shaken by the deadly anti-Semitic rampage in Halle on Yom Kippur.

German suspect admits anti-Semitic attack, far-right motive

Berlin - The German suspect in a deadly attack targeting a synagogue has admitted to the shooting rampage, confessing it was motivated by anti-Semitism and right-wing extremism, federal prosecutors said Friday amid government warnings of an "elevated" risk of f...
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A Denel Rooivalk begins a bombing run at an air show in Pretoria.
A Denel Rooivalk begins a bombing run at an air show in Pretoria.
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U.S. President Barack Obama  First Lady Michelle Obama and their daughter Malia Obama meet Malala Yo...
U.S. President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and their daughter Malia Obama meet Malala Yousafzai, a young Pakistani schoolgirl shot by the Taliban in 2012, in the White House last year.
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A picture of the alleged assailant attacking her supposed victim caught on camera.
A picture of the alleged assailant attacking her supposed victim caught on camera.
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Bat used to attack Konstantin Fetisov  broken in two pieces  Nov 4  not taken by Russian police as e...
Bat used to attack Konstantin Fetisov, broken in two pieces, Nov 4, not taken by Russian police as evidence.
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Group of drunken men and women attack synagogue in London s Stamford Hill.
Group of drunken men and women attack synagogue in London's Stamford Hill.
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Adam Sander attacked by a cheetah while on safari in South Africa.
Adam Sander attacked by a cheetah while on safari in South Africa.
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Pope Francis releases two white doves in a prayer for peace in Ukraine  which are instantly attacked...
Pope Francis releases two white doves in a prayer for peace in Ukraine, which are instantly attacked by a seagull and crow.
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REMEMBERED: People affected by the events in Nice  France  set up a memorial on the sidewalk at the ...
REMEMBERED: People affected by the events in Nice, France, set up a memorial on the sidewalk at the site Thursday's attack that killed 84.
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Tiny shark attacks snorkeler
Tiny shark attacks snorkeler
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Two police  security guard found dead at US-run mine in Indonesian province of Papua.
Two police, security guard found dead at US-run mine in Indonesian province of Papua.
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Two mean-looking South African Rooivalk attack helicopters.
Two mean-looking South African Rooivalk attack helicopters.
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Is Google watching you?
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A doctor in Russia brutally attacked a heart surgery patient  causing him to die.
A doctor in Russia brutally attacked a heart surgery patient, causing him to die.
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Deer attacks dog in defense of her fawn in a residential neighborhood in British Columbia. The dog a...
Deer attacks dog in defense of her fawn in a residential neighborhood in British Columbia. The dog and the deer both escaped without any life threatening injuries.
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For once, flying in circles made sense!
AFTERMATH: Flowers and other tributes line the sidewalk Thursday outside the Lindt cafe at Martin Pl...
AFTERMATH: Flowers and other tributes line the sidewalk Thursday outside the Lindt cafe at Martin Place in downtown Sydney, where two hostages and their alleged kidnapper died in a rescue attempt.
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A primate held in a cage at one research laboratory investigated by PETA
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