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Slovak farmers on tractors join anti-government protesters

Bratislava - Slovak farmers on tractors joined thousands of anti-government protesters in the capital Bratislava on Friday, in the latest of a string of demonstrations triggered by the murder of journalist Jan Kuciak who exposed alleged high-level corruption.

Seven die as army-backed police operations sweep Rio

Rio De Janeiro - Seven people, including a boy of 14, have been killed in continuing violence between army-backed police units and Rio de Janeiro's criminal gangs, reports said Thursday.

Threat 'acute' as jihadist attacks double in 2017: Europol

Den Haag - Jihadist attacks on European targets more than doubled last year, Europe's police agency said Wednesday, warning the risk of more unsophisticated attacks by the so-called Islamic State group "remains acute.

Malaysia murder case linked to Najib 'may be re-opened'

Kuala Lumpur - A probe into the sensational murder of a young woman linked to Malaysia's ousted leader could be re-opened, a lawyer said Tuesday, after a meeting between the victim's father and the attorney-general.

Thailand carries out first execution since 2009

Bangkok - Thailand has carried out its first execution since 2009, putting a 26-year-old convicted murderer to death by lethal injection in a move condemned by Amnesty International as "deplorable".

Thailand carries out first execution since 2009

Bangkok - Thailand has carried out its first execution since 2009, the Department of Corrections said, killing a 26-year-old convicted murderer in a move condemned by Amnesty International as "deplorable".

Italian mobster jailed for vicious attack on journalist

Rome - A notorious Italian mobster, Roberto Spada, was sentenced Monday to six years in jail for violently assaulting a journalist during an interview in 2017, the video of which immediately went viral.

Britain to press ahead with 'upskirting' ban

London - The British government said Monday it will push through a ban on "upskirting" -- secretly taking pictures up women's skirts -- after a draft law was blocked last week by an MP since targeted by an underwear protest.

Australian faces terror charges after Bangladesh trip plan

Sydney - A Sydney man has been charged with allegedly planning terrorism acts after he was stopped from travelling to Bangladesh following a luggage search, police said Sunday.

Six police officers killed in central Mexico

Amozoc De Mota - Six Mexican police officers were murdered on Friday in the central state of Puebla which is ravaged by gangs active in drug trafficking, fuel theft and kidnapping, local officials said.

Ukraine arrests second suspect in Babchenko case

Kiev - Ukraine on Friday announced it had arrested a suspected organiser of the planned murder of Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko, whose death was staged last month in an bid to foil what Kiev said was a real assassination attempt by Moscow.

EU commisioner calls for 'thorough' probe into murder of Maltese journalist

Valletta - EU Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova said the murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was a "wake up call" Thursday while also raising concerns over the island's compliance with EU money laundering laws.

Greece refuses to extradite Russian 'whistleblower' to Malta

Atenas - Greece's top court on Thursday rejected Malta's request for the extradition of a Russian alleged whistleblower in a corruption and murder scandal, a court source said.

Firebrand Sri Lanka monk jailed for intimidation

Colombo - A firebrand Buddhist monk was sentenced to six months in jail by a Sri Lankan court Thursday for intimidating a woman whose cartoonist husband has been missing since his abduction by the military.

Two stabbed to death in S. Africa mosque, Somali attacker shot dead

Malmesbury - A Somali man stabbed two worshippers to death and wounded two others in a rampage at a mosque in South Africa on Thursday before being shot dead by police, officers said.

Eight killed by India lynch mobs in less than a week

New Delhi - Eight people have been murdered by lynch mobs across India in less than a week, officials said Thursday, as law enforcement struggles to curb a recent spate of vigilante killings.

Australian gets life in Philippine child sex abuse case

Manila - An Australian man has been sentenced to life in a Philippine prison as part of a notorious child sexual abuse case in which prosecutors say he chained the victims like dogs.

Australia court paves way for Google 'underworld' defamation case

Melbourne - A court cleared the way for a rare defamation action against Google on Wednesday after a man claimed the global internet giant published material linking him to Australia's criminal underworld.

Italian court finds man guilty of kidnapping British model

Rome - An Italian court on Monday found a Polish man guilty of kidnapping young British model Chloe Ayling in an elaborate plot which gained worldwide attention.

Six bodies found on shore near Rio's Sugarloaf Mountain: officials

Rio De Janeiro - Six bodies were found Sunday on the seashore near Rio de Janeiro's iconic Sugarloaf Mountain and cable-car ride, the fire department said."They were stuck in the rocks, on the shore," a spokesman said.

Australia state to allow sex abuse victims to sue churches

Sydney - Victims of child sex abuse will be able to sue institutions such as churches under proposed new laws in Australia's most populous state, authorities said Sunday.

India arrests 15 over latest 'child abduction' lynchings

New Delhi - Indian police have arrested 15 men after the latest in a spate of lynchings incited by rumours spread on WhatsApp of strangers abducting children, an officer said Sunday.

Iraqi flown back to Germany after 'confessing' teen's murder: reports

Frankfurt Am Main - A failed Iraqi asylum seeker arrived by plane back in Germany on Saturday after admitting raping and murdering a teenage girl, Iraqi Kurdish officials and German media reports said.

Suspect 'confesses' to Germany murder after Iraq arrest

Erbil - A failed Iraqi asylum seeker has admitted murdering a teenage girl in Germany after being arrested back in his homeland, authorities in Iraq's Kurdistan region said Saturday.

Cable car to famed Rio peak suspended after nearby shootout

Rio De Janeiro - A cable car service which runs to Rio de Janeiro's Sugarloaf Mountain, one of Brazil's most famous tourist attractions, was suspended Friday after a nearby shootout that wounded a policeman.

After rape-murder shocks Germany, suspect captured in Iraq

Berlin - A failed Iraqi asylum seeker suspected of raping and murdering a teenage girl in Germany was arrested in Iraq overnight, German authorities said Friday, after his escape sparked outrage and raised questions over immigration and police failings.

Malaysia seizes over 600 protected animals

Kuala Lumpur - More than 600 protected animals, including geckos, snakes and tarantulas, have been seized in a series of raids in Malaysia, officials said Friday.

Malaysia may commute killer's sentence in murder scandal

Kuala Lumpur - The death sentence of a former policeman convicted of killing a young woman in a scandal linked to the country's disgraced ex-premier may be commuted to allow his return from Australia, Malaysia's leader said Friday.

Iraqi murder suspect's escape sparks outrage in Germany

Berlin - The escape of a failed Iraqi asylum seeker suspected of raping and murdering a teenage girl sparked outrage in Germany on Friday, raising questions over immigration and police failings.

Son who slaughtered rich S.African family with axe handed 3 life terms

Cape Town - A young South African man convicted of slaying his wealthy parents and brother and maiming his sister in a frenzied axe attack was handed three life sentences on Thursday.
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