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US white supremacist who lynched black man is executed

Washington - An avowed white supremacist convicted of a notorious racist murder -- chaining a black man to the back of a pickup truck and dragging him to his death -- was executed on Wednesday in the US state of Texas.

German woman, son found dead in Canaries, father arrested

Madrid - Spanish police found the bodies of a missing German woman and her ten-year-old son on Wednesday inside a cave on the holiday island of Tenerife after arresting the boy's father, police said Thursday.

Kosovo orders house arrest for women repatriated from Syria

Pristina - Over 20 women repatriated from Syria to Kosovo have been put under house arrest for one month while they are investigated for links to the Islamic State group, a statement said on Thursday.

Funeral for young journalist shot dead in N.Ireland

Belfast - A journalist killed by a dissident republican paramilitary in Northern Ireland is to be laid to rest on Wednesday at a ceremony celebrating her life to be attended by British Prime Minister Theresa May.

EU sets out plans for giant biometric database

The European Union is to go ahead with developing a giant biometric database, containing information pertaining to EU and non-EU citizens. The objective is to use the searchable system to assist with crime, border control and inward migration.

Morocco tourist murder trial to open on May 2

Rabat - Suspected jihadist sympathisers will face trial on May 2 for the murder of two Scandinavian women in Morocco, a defence lawyer told AFP on Tuesday.

Anger as Malaysian cleared of murdering Indonesian maid

Kuala Lumpur - A Malaysian woman has reportedly been cleared of murdering her Indonesian maid, who was allegedly tortured and forced to sleep outside with a dog, with activists Monday criticising the "shocking" decision.

Second man dies after shooting outside Australian nightclub

Melbourne - A second victim of a drive-by shooting outside a popular nightclub in Melbourne has died, as police look at the possible involvement of motorbike or crime groups in the attack, media report.

Coloradans mark 20th anniversary of a dark day: Columbine shooting

Littleton - It has been 20 years since two heavily armed young men in dark trenchcoats entered a Colorado high school and launched a bloody attack that seared the word "Columbine" into the American psyche, forever transforming the debate on gun rights and school v...

Coloradans mark 20th anniversary of a dark day: Columbine shooting

Littleton - It has been 20 years since two heavily armed young men in dark trenchcoats entered a Colorado high school and launched a bloody attack that seared the word "Columbine" into the American psyche, forever transforming the debate on gun rights and school v...

Unidentified gunmen kill 13 at Mexican party

Jaltenango - Thirteen people, including a child, were killed Friday when a group of unidentified gunmen opened fire on a party in the violence-wracked eastern Mexican state of Veracruz, officials said.

Life in prison for Canadian convicted of US airport attack

Chicago - A Canadian convicted of a knife attack at a Michigan airport was sentenced Thursday to life in prison for what officials said was a "mission to kill" Americans.

Own goal: Kenyan thieves nab guns as police watch Champions League

Nairobi - Police in Kenya have been left red-faced after thieves stole guns and ammunition from an unattended checkpost as the officers on duty watched UEFA Champions League matches down the road.

Couple's sea home vision sunk by Thai navy charges

Bangkok - An American bitcoin investor could face the death penalty after Thailand's navy accused him of violating the country's sovereignty by building a "seastead" home off the coast, which he insisted was simply in pursuit of a vision of "freedom".

Organised crime is top threat to European security: Europol

Den Haag - Increasingly violent organised crime groups pose the biggest threat to European security, outstripping terrorism and migration, top police from across the continent said Tuesday.

Stolen Van Goghs due back on display after 16 years

Den Haag - Two Vincent van Gogh masterpieces stolen 16 years ago from the Amsterdam museum dedicated to his works will go back on display this week after extensive restoration, curators said Tuesday.

Malaysia ex-PM Najib's 1MDB graft trial resumes

Kuala Lumpur - Toppled Malaysian leader Najib Razak returned to court for the second day of his high-profile corruption trial Monday, with the former premier accused of plundering large sums from scandal-hit state fund 1MDB.

One dead after Australia shooting outside nightclub

Melbourne - A security guard is dead and another man is fighting for his life after a drive-by shooting outside a popular Melbourne nightclub, police said Sunday, amid a spate of gun violence in Australia's second-largest city.

Ex-Obama White House counsel caught in Mueller dragnet

Washington - A prominent Washington attorney who worked in Barack Obama's White House on Thursday became the first Democrat to face charges from Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling.

Ex-soldier confesses to shooting slain Slovak journalist: reports

Bratislava - A former soldier charged with killing investigative journalist Jan Kuciak has confessed to his murder, three sources including the akutality.sk news website where the victim had worked, reported on Thursday quoting police sources.

Mexican authorities rescue 143 kidnapped Hondurans: official

Mexico - Mexican authorities rescued a group of 143 Honduran migrants, including 71 minors, who had been kidnapped in the violence-prone southern state of Veracruz, officials said on Wednesday.

Speedboat killer extradited from Georgia back in UK

London - A British man extradited from Georgia arrived back in the UK on Wednesday to face his six-year sentence over the death of his date in a speedboat.

Angry mourners demand 'justice' over Brazil military shooting

Rio De Janeiro - Anguish mixed with anger at the funeral Wednesday of a Brazilian musician shot dead by soldiers in Rio de Janeiro, with mourners blaming far-right President Jair Bolsonaro and the military.

Georgia extradites British speedboat killer Shepherd

Tbili - Georgian authorities on Wednesday extradited a British man to serve out his six-year sentence in the UK over the death of his date in a speedboat, a justice ministry official said.

Tirana airport security under scrutiny after runway heist

Tirana - Security at the Albanian capital's airport was under scrutiny Wednesday after a Hollywood-style robbery on its runway that left one gunman dead while his accomplices fled with millions of euros.

US returns ancient artifacts taken from Mexico

Mexico - The United States returned two ancient figurines to Mexico Tuesday, seized from the home of an amateur archeologist who died in 2015 with a collection of 42,000 artifacts, many of them taken illegally.

Polish smugglers who hid migrant in coffin given jail in France

Lille - A French court has sentenced two Polish truck drivers to 14-month jail terms for trying to smuggle an Iraqi migrant across the Channel to Britain in a coffin, local authorities said Tuesday.

Indian bishop charged with raping nun

Thiruvananthapuram - Police on Tuesday charged an Indian bishop with repeatedly raping a nun at a rural convent in a case that has cast a new shadow on the Roman Catholic church's global sex abuse crisis.

Salvador police strike blow against MS-13 gang

Sansalvador - Salvadoran police said Monday they had struck a "heavy blow" against the Central American country's violent MS-13 gang, arresting 117 members for a raft of crimes from murder to extortion.

Rhino poacher crushed by elephant, devoured by lions in S.Africa

Johanesburg - A suspected rhino poacher was trampled to death by an elephant and his body devoured by lions in South Africa's Kruger National Park, officials said Monday.
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