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Second man shot in Ireland in apparent gang feud

Dublin - A man was shot dead in Dublin on Monday, Irish police said, in a killing thought to be a reprisal attack for a shooting at a boxing event last week.

Anger as Italy presses Egypt over student's slaying

Rome - Italy demanded Monday that Egypt help ensure the killers of an Italian student are brought to justice, as Cairo rejected charges that the security forces were involved.

Second man killed in Dublin 'gang feud'

Dublin - A man was shot dead in Dublin on Monday, Irish police said, in a suspected gangland reprisal attack for a fatal shooting at a boxing event last week.

Italy demands answers as anger mounts over student slain in Egypt

Rome - Italy on Monday warned Egypt it would not allow the fate of Giulio Regeni to be brushed under the carpet as anger mounted over the Cambridge University student's torture and killing in Cairo.

Police hunt assailants after shooting at Dublin boxing event

Dublin - Irish police were searching Sunday for shooters who burst into a Dublin boxing event, killing one man and injuring two others in an attack thought to be a gang-related assassination.

Villagers sow Mexico's booming opium poppies

Los Zacatones - Deep in the southern mountains of Mexico, the cicada-like "tsk-tsk-tsk" of a water sprinkler broke the eerie silence as it sprayed a small parcel of opium poppies.

Body of Italian student found in Cairo repatriated to Rome

Rome - The body of a 28-year-old Italian student who had disappeared in Cairo last week and was found dead was repatriated on Saturday to Italy which has launched an investigation into his death.

Turkey seizes unsafe boats intended for refugees: Reports

Istanbul - Turkish police seized almost 50 unsafe boats destined for migrants wanting to cross the Aegean Sea to Greece, in the latest crackdown on businesses exploiting refugees in western Turkey, reports said Saturday.

'Facebook killer' sentenced to life for wife's U.S. murder

Miami - A Miami court imprisoned for life a US man who killed his wife and then splashed a photo of her bloodied body on Facebook, where he confessed to the fatal shooting.

One shot dead at Dublin boxing weigh-in: Police

Dublin - One man was killed and two others injured on Friday when gunmen opened fire on boxing fans at a weigh-in at a Dublin hotel, Irish police said.

China calls for more than 120 to be punished over chemical blast

Bejing - China on Friday released the findings of an inquiry into its worst industrial accident in years, calling for 123 people connected to the deadly chemical blast to be punished.

'Juarez is Love': City hosting pope sheds murder image

Juarez - Billboards with pictures of Pope Francis welcome the pontiff to Mexico's former murder capital with the inviting phrase "Juarez is Love," as the northern border works to shed its violent image.

Actress 'will not go' to Mexico to be quizzed on 'El Chapo'

- Actress Kate del Castillo is ready to answer questions about her links to drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, but only if quizzed on US soil, her attorney said.

Dutch man killed ex-minister 'over euthanasia,' court told

Den Haag - A Dutch man accused of murdering a former health minister has admitted to the killing, saying he was on a "divine mission" because of her role in legalising euthanasia, Dutch media said Thursday.

Body of Italian student found in Cairo, Rome demands action

Cairo - An Italian student who disappeared in Cairo last week has been found dead and appears to have been tortured, officials said Thursday, prompting furious demands from Rome for the speedy arrest of his killers.

Five held after India mob beats, partly strips Tanzanian student

Bangalore - India police arrested five people Thursday over an enraged mob's attack on a Tanzanian student who was beaten, her shirt ripped off and car set ablaze in the city of Bangalore.Tanzanian High Commissioner John W. H.

Turkey charges suspected tycoon killer after 20 years at large

Istanbul - A Turkish court on Thursday charged a radical leftwing militant over the 1996 assassination of a top industrialist after the suspect was caught allegedly plotting an attack, local media said.

Former top Chinese cop charged with murder

Bejing - A former regional police chief in China has been indicted with murder and multiple other offences, the country's top prosecution agency said, with his victim reportedly a girlfriend more than three decades his junior.

Mexico actress seeks to block any arrest in Chapo case

- Mexican-American actress Kate del Castillo is seeking an injunction to block any attempts to arrest her over an investigation into her links to drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.

At least 2,297 journalists killed since 1990: IFJ

Brussels - At least 2,297 journalists and media workers have been killed in the last 25 years, with Iraq ranking as the most deadly country, the International Federation of Journalists said Wednesday.

Japan arrests reported North Korean spy for alleged fraud

Toukyo - Japanese police on Wednesday said its special unit that deals with alleged espionage arrested an ethnic Korean resident on suspicion of fraud -- as local media reported he was acting as a spy for North Korea.

Five Tanzanians arrested after British pilot killed: President

Dar Es Salaam - Tanzanian president John Magufuli has condemned the killing of a British conservationist after his helicopter was shot down while he chased suspected poachers, saying five people have been arrested.

Mexico arrests alleged leader of Beltran Leyva cartel

- Mexico has arrested the alleged leader of the remnants of the once-powerful Beltran Leyva drug cartel, officials said Monday.

U.S. double murder suspect held in Hong Kong says he is ill

Hong Kong - A Chinese national arrested in Hong Kong and accused of murdering his two teenage nephews in the United States was taken to hospital on Monday after complaining he is "muddle-headed".

Nine killed at teen birthday party in southern Mexico

Acapulco - A teenager's 15th birthday party became the scene of a ghastly massacre in southern Mexico where nine people were fatally shot, including two minors, officials said on Monday.

China arrests 21 over $7.6 bln Ponzi scam: report

Bejing - Chinese authorities have arrested 21 people on suspicion of defrauding around 900,000 people of more than 50 billion yuan ($7.6 billion), state media reported, after an online peer-to-peer lender turned out to be a giant Ponzi scheme.

China to execute two for killing British monk

Bejing - China has sentenced two men to death for stabbing to death a British monk who founded Europe's first Tibetan monastery over a financial dispute, state media said.

Mexico arrests gang members on U.S. border in joint op

- Mexican police arrested up to 24 members of the Sinaloa drug cartel in a joint operation with the US that also netted a cache of heavy weaponry and drugs, officials said Sunday.

French president pardons woman jailed for killing violent husband

Paris - French President Francois Hollande on Sunday pardoned a woman who was jailed for 10 years for killing her husband after he abused her for decades, the president's office announced Sunday.

Bidet wielded as weapon in Italy brawl

Rome - Italian police arrested a man for attempted murder on Sunday after he threw a bidet out of a window to knock out his adversary during a brawl, according to media reports.
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