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Top conservationist wounded in Kenya gun attack

Nairobi - Italian-born conservationist and writer Kuki Gallmann was shot and seriously wounded Sunday while patrolling her conservation park in central Kenya, a region plagued by violence linked to a drought.

Australia police stop driver, 12, on epic car journey

Sydney - A 12-year-old boy trying to drive from coast-to-coast through the vast Australian outback was stopped by traffic police more than a thousand kilometres into the epic road trip, authorities said Sunday.

Australia police stop driver, 12, on epic car journey

Sydney - A 12-year-old boy trying to drive from coast-to-coast through the vast Australian outback was stopped by traffic police more than a thousand kilometres into the epic road trip, authorities said Sunday.

Australia police stop driver, 12, on epic car journey

Sydney - A 12-year-old boy trying to drive from coast-to-coast through the vast Australian outback was stopped by traffic police more than a thousand kilometres into the epic road trip, authorities said Sunday.

Paris station panic as man arrested with knife

Paris - Armed police arrested a man carrying a knife at Paris's Gare du Nord station Saturday, sparking panic at the international transport hub just days after the jihadist killing of a policeman.

IS claims deadly attack on FSB office in Russia

Washington - The Islamic State jihadist group has claimed responsibility for a deadly attack Friday on an office of Russia's main domestic intelligence agency, the FSB, in the country's far east, a US-based monitoring group said.

US judge orders VW to pay $2.8 bln criminal penalty

Chicago - A US judge on Friday sentenced Volkswagen to pay a $2.8 billion criminal penalty in the diesel emissions cheating scandal, in line with a deal struck between the automaker and the US government.

Arkansas carries out first of planned executions

Washington - The US state of Arkansas carried out its first execution in nearly a decade, the state's attorney general said, proceeding despite criticism that its controversial plan to execute several prisoners by the end of the month was rushed.

Prosecutor urges Brazil 'murder' goalkeeper back to prison

Rio De Janeiro - Brazil's top prosecutor on Thursday urged the Supreme Court to re-incarcerate a star goalkeeper recently released after partially serving a sentence for the gruesome murder of his ex-girlfriend.

Israelis hold mass protest pot smoke by parliament

Jerusalem - Hundreds of Israelis gathered on a grassy hill overlooking parliament on Thursday to smoke marijuana in an act of communal defiance of current laws.

Berlin deports Serbian killer of Turkish-German civic 'heroine'

Wiesbaden - Germany on Thursday deported to his native Serbia a man whose killing of a young Turkish-German woman sparked nationwide outrage.

Myanmar 'yet to ask UK to arrest British murder suspect'

A 26-year-old British man wanted for the murder of a compatriot in Myanmar is living freely in Scotland because the Southeast Asian nation has yet to request his arrest and extradition, according to UK authorities.

Man arrested for California shooting spree spoke of race 'battle'

Los Angeles - A man arrested for a shooting spree in the central California city of Fresno in which three white men were killed saw himself as part of an ongoing race war, according to family and police.

Police break up WhatsApp child porn image sharing network

Den Haag - Police have arrested 39 suspects in over a dozen countries across Europe and Latin America after busting an online paedophile ring that used the WhatsApp chat service to share images of child sex abuse, officials said Tuesday.

Trump blames Obama for formation of MS-13 crime gang

Washington - President Donald Trump on Tuesday blamed -- without proof -- his predecessor Barack Obama for allowing the MS-13 criminal gang to take root in US cities.

US 'Facebook killer' takes own life after brief chase

New York - A US hunt for the gunman accused of murdering a grandfather and posting the crime on Facebook ended Tuesday with the suspect killing himself after a brief pursuit with police in Pennsylvania.

Britain arrests Indian tycoon Mallya for extradition

London - Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya has been arrested in London following an extradition request from India where he is accused of fraud, British police said on Tuesday.

Pakistan teacher describes facing mob that lynched student

Peshawar - A teacher has described the moment he was turned on by a Pakistani mob as it lynched a liberal student in a deadly attack which has triggered shock, outrage and fear across the country.

Pakistan teacher describes facing mob that lynched student

Peshawar - A teacher has described the moment he was turned on by a Pakistani mob as it lynched a liberal student in a deadly attack which has triggered shock, outrage and fear across the country.

Pakistan teacher describes facing mob that lynched student

Peshawar - A teacher has described the moment he was turned on by a Pakistani mob as it lynched a liberal student in a deadly attack which has triggered shock, outrage and fear across the country.

Thai 'Sin City' finds abstaining from sex hard

Pattaya - In a daring nautical themed outfit, sex worker May confidently predicts the survival of Thai sleaze town Pattaya despite a junta attempt to tame the kingdom's "Sin City".

Suspected acid attack in London club injures 12

London - Twelve people were injured when a corrosive substance was sprayed inside a packed London nightclub, police and fire services said, amid a sharp rise in acid attacks in Britain's capital.

Nepal convicts soldiers of killing girl during civil war

Kathmandu - Three Nepali soldiers have each been sentenced to 20 years in jail for the killing of a teenage girl, only the second ever conviction linked to crimes committed during the country's decade-long civil war which ended in 2006.

Pakistan police arrest 22 over 'blasphemy' mob killing

Peshawar - Pakistan police announced Monday they had arrested 22 people after the lynching of a university student accused of blasphemy, but observers said there was little hope authorities would secure convictions.

Pakistan police arrest 22 over 'blasphemy' mob killing

Peshawar - Pakistan police announced Monday they had arrested 22 people after the lynching of a university student accused of blasphemy, but observers said there was little hope authorities would secure convictions.

Pakistan police arrest 22 over 'blasphemy' mob killing

Peshawar - Pakistan police announced Monday they had arrested 22 people after the lynching of a university student accused of blasphemy, but observers said there was little hope authorities would secure convictions.

Five state manhunt for suspected Facebook killer

Chicago - US police widened a manhunt on Monday for a gunman who shot and killed an elderly man on Facebook Live in a seemingly random Easter Sunday attack, and then vowed to continue killing.

Mexico seeks extradition of ex-governor

Guatemala City - Mexico has asked Guatemala to extradite a fugitive former governor suspected of embezzling hundreds of millions of dollars, officials said.

Fugitive Mexican ex-governor arrested in Guatemala

Mexico - A fugitive former governor of Mexico's Veracruz state suspected of embezzling hundreds of millions of dollars has been detained in Guatemala after six months on the run, officials said Saturday.

Bodyguard of El Chapo's sons killed after jailbreak

Culiac - The head bodyguard of the sons of captured Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been killed by soldiers while on the run following a jail break last month, officials said Saturday.
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