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'Miracle survival' for newborn found in Indian grave

Lucknow - Doctors on Wednesday hailed as a "miracle" the survival of a newborn girl found several days after being buried alive, as police hunted for her parents who have been charged with attempted murder.

Austrian man held in Dutch cellar family case

Den Haag - Dutch police were holding an Austrian man after the discovery of a father and his adult children who were believed to have stayed hidden in a remote farmhouse for years, officials said Wednesday.

Trump criticized over meeting with parents of UK crash victim

Washington - The parents of a British teen killed in a road crash involving a US diplomat's wife feel their meeting with President Donald Trump was little more than a sloppy attempt at a photo op, their spokesman said Wednesday.

Supreme Court to hear sentencing case for 'Washington sniper'

Washington - He has described himself as a "monster" and confessed to his crimes. Lee Boyd Malvo was 17 years old when he and an accomplice carried out a deadly three-week shooting spree that terrorized the Washington area in 2002.

Tulips from Amsterdam? A blooming scam, says new probe

Den Haag - Tourists are being ripped off at Amsterdam's famous flower market, with just one percent of all bulbs sold at the floating bazaar ever producing a blossom, investigators said Tuesday.

Dutch family found in cellar 'waiting for end of time'

Den Haag - Dutch police found a father and six adult children hidden in the basement of a remote farmhouse where they had reportedly spent years "waiting for the end of time", officials said Tuesday.

Dutch family found in cellar 'waiting for end of time'

Den Haag - Dutch police found a family of seven people hidden in the basement of a remote farmhouse where they had reportedly spent years "waiting for the end of time", officials said Tuesday.

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.

'General Hospital' alum Billy Miller to star in 'Truth Be Told'

"General Hospital" alum Billy Miller (Drew Cain) has secured a brand new role in the upcoming crime series "Truth Be Told."

Jaroslaw Kaczynski: Poland's polarising powerbroker

Warsaw - What Jaroslaw Kaczynski lacks in size, he more than makes up for in political acumen, audacity and clout which have kept him at the heart of Polish politics.

Scotland releases man mistaken for French murder suspect

Glasgow - Scotland's police on Saturday released a man after he was mistaken for a French fugitive wanted for killing his wife and four children eight years ago.

French police arrest suspected family killer in Scotland

Paris - French police searching for a man on the run since allegedly killing his wife and children eight years ago arrested a suspect Friday in Scotland in connection with the case, an informed source said.

Indonesia leader orders beefed-up security after IS-linked attack

Jakarta - Indonesian leader Joko Widodo ordered beefed-up security measures Friday after two militants from an IS-linked terror group stabbed his chief security minister, with the politician in hospital recovering from emergency surgery.

US blacklists S. Africa's Gupta family over 'widespread corruption'

Washington - The US Treasury announced sanctions Thursday on South Africa's Gupta family and associate Salim Essa, calling them a "significant corruption network" that dispersed bribes and misappropriated millions in state funds.

German gunman was frustrated, computer-obsessed loner

Frankfurt Am Main - The German suspect in a deadly anti-Semitic attack targeting a synagogue and a kebab shop in the east of the country was a frustrated, computer-obsessed loner who lived with his mother.

Indonesia minister stabbed by IS-linked pair

Jakarta - Two members of an Islamic State group-linked terror network stabbed Indonesia's chief security minister Wiranto on Thursday, the intelligence head said, sending the powerful politician to emergency surgery for his wounds.

German shooter video stays online despite crackdown

Fpo - Video of a deadly shooting in Germany was easily accessible on 4chan, BitChute and other sites Thursday, attracting tens of thousands of views, despite efforts by tech companies to curb the spread of violent content.

Merkel vows to fight hate after attempted 'massacre' at synagogue

Halle (saale) - Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed Thursday there would be "zero tolerance" for hate in Germany after an attempted massacre at a synagogue, as Jews demanded action to protect the community from the rising threat of neo-Nazi violence.

Halle gunman's fumbling, furious assault caught on camera

Frankfurt Am Main - After minutes of stillness punctuated by clicks and muttering, the camera pitches up and shows the close-shaved, youthful face of a man looking into the lens.

Merkel joins solidarity vigil at synagogue after Halle shooting

Berlin - Chancellor Angela Merkel joined people gathered at Berlin's main synagogue late Wednesday for a silent vigil, showing solidarity with the victims of a deadly gun attack in Halle and saying "no to antisemitism".

Germany shooting livestreamed despite efforts by tech firms

Washington - Just weeks after a broad effort announced by tech platforms to curb the spread of violent content, a video of Wednesday's deadly shooting in the German city of Halle was posted online, where it was seen by some 2,200 people.

Halle shooter posted video on Twitch livestream platform

San Francisco - The gunman in Wednesday's deadly shooting in the German city of Halle posted a video of the attack on the Twitch livestream platform owned by Amazon, the company said.

Silent streets, Jews on edge in German city after shooting

Halle (saale) - Silence gripped the abandoned streets of the eastern German city of Halle Wednesday as elite anti-terror forces carried out a manhunt after a deadly shooting at a synagogue and a Turkish restaurant.

Ransomware attacks 'getting bolder': Europol

Den Haag - Global ransomware attacks are on the decline, but such malicious cyber strikes are getting bolder and homing in on more profitable companies, with data encryption a key target, Europe's police agency said Wednesday,.

Two killed in anti-Semitic attack in Germany

Halle (saale) - At least two people were shot dead in the German city of Halle on Wednesday in an anti-Semitic attack as Jews marked the holy day of Yom Kippur, with the gunman filming the assault and posting a video online.

Zuma's son denies $40 mn bribe offered to S.African ex-minister

Johanesburg - The son of South Africa's former president Jacob Zuma on Monday denied allegations by the former deputy finance minister that he was offered a $40-million bribe.

Spanish police saved from sea by smugglers they were chasing

Madrid - Three Spanish police officers who were thrown into the sea when their boat crashed early Friday during a high-speed chase were pulled to safety by the drug-smugglers they were chasing, police said.

French drug smuggler moving to Indonesia's 'Alcatraz' after escape bid

Jakarta - A French drug smuggler who briefly faced execution in Indonesia will be transferred to a high-security prison island, dubbed the nation's "Alcatraz", following a second escape bid, a corrections official said Friday.

Indonesia's Aceh says wildlife poachers to get 100 lashes

Jakarta - Poachers who threaten endangered orangutans, tigers and other wildlife could receive up to 100 lashes under new rules in Indonesia's Aceh province, which usually reserves whipping for morality crimes under Islamic law.

Scotland vote to ban smacking children

London - Scottish lawmakers voted Thursday to ban parents and carers from smacking children.Lawmakers in the Scottish Parliament voted by 84 to 29 to introduce a law that will make it a criminal offence for parents to use physical punishment against a child.
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