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Local man accused of setting massive Sierra foothills fire

Placerville - Authorities still have not explained why they think a 37-year-old man Pollock Pines, Calif., man deliberately set a massive forest fire that has burned nearly 100,000 acres of timber and threatens more than 10,000 homes.

Russian billionaire Yevtushenkov denies freed from house arrest

Moscow - Russian billionaire Vladimir Yevtushenkov on Friday denied reports he had been unexpectedly freed from house arrest after being detained this week in a money-laundering probe.

VIDEO: Helmet cam captures dramatic armed robbery attempt

Buenos Aires - The dramatic video of the attempted armed robbery of a tourist in Buenos Aires, Argentina is spreading across the Internet.

10,000 mark neo-Nazi killing of Greek rapper

Athens - Around 10,000 people protested in Greece on Thursday to mark a year since the killing of an anti-fascist rapper by neo-Nazi Golden Dawn militants, which sparked a crackdown on the party.

Thai PM 'sorry' for bikini remarks after UK tourist murders

Ko Samui - Thailand's junta chief apologised Thursday for suggesting tourists in bikinis could be more vulnerable to attack, comments which caused an international outcry following the brutal murder of two British holidaymakers.

Russian tycoon's arrest sparks fears of 'second Yukos'

Moscow - The arrest of a top billionaire sent shockwaves through Russia's business and political circles on Wednesday and prompted fears of a state-orchestrated asset grab similar to the prosecution of ex-tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky.

Clashes in Bangladesh after top Islamist spared death sentence

Dhaka - Bangladesh's highest court on Wednesday commuted the death sentence on a top Islamic preacher, triggering angry protests by both his Islamist supporters and secular opponents and clashes with police.

Thai PM questions if 'tourists in bikinis' safe after murders

Ko Samui - Thailand's military ruler on Wednesday questioned whether tourists in bikinis are safe in the kingdom, in comments following the murder of two Britons whose battered bodies were found on a Thai island.

Danish grandad 'guns down lawyer' in Copenhagen

Copenhagen - An angry grandfather shot and killed a lawyer and critically wounded another man after opening fire with a sawn-off shotgun in a court in Denmark Tuesday, police and media said.

Thai police question Myanmar men over murder of British pair

Ko Samui - Thai police Tuesday questioned three Myanmar men over the murder of two British tourists on the southern resort island of Koh Tao, as their bodies were due to arrive in Bangkok for forensic tests.

Belgium agrees to sex offender's request for mercy killing

Brussels - Belgium, one of only a few countries to allow euthanasia, has accepted a serial rapist's request that he be allowed to die, his lawyer said on Monday.

Murder probe as bodies of two Britons found naked in Thai resort

Ko Samui - The naked bodies of two British tourists apparently beaten to death were found on a Thai beach Monday, police said, sparking a murder hunt with the suspect believed to still be on the small resort island of Koh Tao.

More than £1m floods in for British dogs' home after blaze

Manchester - A dogs' home in northern England said it was "overwhelmed" after an online appeal launched following a horrific blaze, which claimed the lives of 53 animals, raised £1 million in 24 hours.

Brussels Jewish museum suspect in custody for 3 months

Brussels - Frenchman Mehdi Nemmouche, suspected of killing four people at Brussels' Jewish Museum in May, was remanded in custody for another three months on Friday, judicial officials said.

Anti-Semitic attacks nearly double in France

Paris - Anti-Semitic attacks nearly doubled in France in the first seven months of the year, the country's main Jewish group said.

Dismemberment latest gory trend in Venezuela crime

Caracas - Violent crime in Venezuela has taken a gory turn as a spate of dismembered bodies has turned up around the country, their detached heads and limbs often scattered far away.

Estonia fury as Russia charges 'abducted' policeman with spying

Moscow - An Estonian policeman detained by Russian security services has been charged with espionage in a case that has sent tensions soaring between Moscow and its small NATO-member neighbour.

'Syria recruiters' in court as Australia stems terror financing

Sydney - Two men charged in Australia with allegedly recruiting, funding and sending jihadist fighters to Syria faced court Thursday as Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced new measures to stem terrorism financing.

Japan mob boss arrested for alleged murder

Tokyo - Japanese police on Thursday arrested the leader of a particularly brutal yakuza organised crime syndicate for allegedly gunning down a man in public, a police spokesman said.

India ruling party president charged with causing religious tensions

Lucknow - Police Wednesday charged the president of India's ruling political party, Amit Shah, over a speech that allegedly inflamed religious tensions during the national election campaign, an officer said.

Australian town in shock after family shootings

Sydney - A rural Australian town was in shock Wednesday after a mother and her three children were found shot dead at a farmhouse in a "horrific scene", as police searched a nearby dam for the father.

Australian town in shock after family shootings

Sydney - A rural Australian town was in shock Wednesday after a mother and her three children were found shot dead at a farmhouse in a "horrific scene", as police searched a nearby dam for the father.

Brussels Jewish museum to reopen in defiance of 'brutes'

Brussels - The Jewish museum in Brussels will reopen on Sunday under tight security, in a message of defiance against "brutes" after a gunman shot dead four people there in May, officials said.

Polish PM Tusk steps down as Brussels calls

Warsaw - Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk resigned Tuesday, paving the way for him to take over as European Council president in December.

Tensions spiral over Russia's detention of Estonian officer

Tallinn - Russia's arrest of an Estonian policeman has sparked fears that Moscow is using the incident to test NATO's resolve to defend its small Baltic allies as the crisis in eastern Ukraine rumbles on.

British cancer boy Ashya King arrives in Prague for treatment

Prague - Ashya King, the five-year-old cancer patient whose parents sparked an international manhunt after they took him from hospital in Britain, arrived in Prague Monday for potentially life-saving treatment after leaving Spain.

Afghan rape gang sentenced to death after national outrage

Kabul - An Afghan judge on Sunday sentenced seven men to death for the gang-rape of four women in a case that sparked nationwide outrage and highlighted the violence women face despite reforms since the Taliban era.

U.S. judge grants $41 mn settlement in Central Park rape case

New York - A U.S. federal judge has approved a $41 million settlement for five men wrongfully convicted for the brutal 1989 rape and attempted murder of a white jogger in New York's Central Park.

Monet discovered in suitcase of 'Nazi art' hoarder

Berlin - The reclusive son of a Nazi-era art dealer who amassed a giant secret collection snuck a Monet with him into the German hospital where he died in May, investigators said Friday.

British brain cancer boy's parents fight for custody

M - The parents of Ashya King fought for custody of their critically-ill son in Spain on Thursday, in the latest chapter of a desperate quest to secure special care for the five-year-old with brain cancer.
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