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French police kill 'Allahu Akbar' attacker

Jou - French police on Saturday shot dead a knife-wielding man who attacked three officers in a police station while shouting "Allahu Akbar" ("God is great").

Two New York police officers 'executed' in Brooklyn

New York - Two New York police officers were shot dead in Brooklyn on Saturday, officials said, in what local media called an apparent ambush.

FBI mishandles large portion of U.S. evidence: Report

Washington - The FBI has mishandled large amounts of evidence in its offices across the United States, The New York Times reported Friday after reviewing an internal report from the investigative force.

Philippines orders crackdown on privileged jailbirds

Manila - Philippine authorities have given privileged inmates in the country's main prison until Christmas Eve to turn over their hidden guns, drugs and other contraband or the notorious facility will face a major shakedown.

Mother arrested for murder of eight children in Australia

Cairns - Australian police said Saturday they had arrested the mother of all but one of eight children reportedly stabbed to death in the northern city of Cairns, as vigils were held to mourn the tragedy.

Mexican student protesters vandalise SUV carrying mayor

Acapulco - Dozens of protesting students vandalised an SUV carrying the mayor of the Mexican coastal city of Acapulco on Friday, demanding justice over the presumed murder of 43 classmates.

U.S. Marine accused of Philippine murder appears in court

A U.S. Marine accused of murdering a transgender woman in the Philippines appeared in court on Friday for the first time since her death more than two months ago.

Eight children found dead at Australian property

Cairns - Eight children ranging from babies to teenagers were found dead at a home in the Australian city of Cairns Friday, police said, reportedly in a gruesome mass stabbing just days after a deadly siege in Sydney.

Judge charged for planting drugs on woman who denied his advances

On Thursday, a former judge was found guilty on charges after he allegedly planted methamphetamine on a woman after she refused his sexual advances inside his chambers.

US war vet kills himself, murders family: officials

New York - A former US Marine and Iraq war veteran wanted for murdering his ex-wife and five of her relatives was found dead from self-inflicted stab wounds in woods near his home on Tuesday, prosecutors said.

U.S. search for Iraq war vet wanted for six murders

Philadelphia - U.S. police widened a manhunt Tuesday for an Iraq war veteran accused of murdering his ex-wife and five members of her family on a killing spree in the northeastern state of Pennsylvania.

Prison sex, drugs and bribery scandal shocks Philippines

Manila - A sex, drugs and bribery scandal at the Philippines' main prison, where a raid uncovered drug lords "living like kings" in luxury cells with stripper bars and jacuzzis, has shocked a country inured to tales of official corruption.

HRW slams Russia for spiralling homophobic attacks

Moscow - Human Rights Watch sounded the alarm Monday over the rising number of homophobic attacks in Russia, slamming Vladimir Putin's government for "inaction" and urging a crackdown on hate crimes.

Six dead in US shootings, manhunt for gunman

Philadelphia - Police were hunting for a gunman Monday suspected of killing six people and seriously wounding another in a series of shootings near the northeastern US city of Philadelphia.

Uganda toddler abuse maid jailed for four years

Kanpala - A Ugandan maid was jailed for four years Monday for abusing a toddler in a case that shocked the country after a graphic video of the assault was made public.

Philippine prosecutors charge US Marine with murder

Manila - Philippine prosecutors on Monday charged a US Marine with murder over the death of a Filipino transgender woman, in a case that has fanned anti-American sentiment and tested close military ties.

Philippine prosecutors charge U.S. Marine with murder

Manila - Philippine prosecutors on Monday filed murder charges against a U.S. Marine accused of killing a Filipino transgender woman, in a case that has fanned anti-American sentiment.

Executed Chinese teenager found innocent 18 years on

Bejing - A Chinese teenager executed after being convicted of murder and rape 18 years ago was declared innocent by a court Monday, in a rare overturning of a wrongful conviction.

Radicals rampage through normally tranquil Zurich centre

Geneva - Police fired tear gas and a water cannon in central Zurich late Friday to disperse some 200 masked demonstrators who attacked officers and torched cars, trees and garbage bins during an anti-capitalism protest.

Moldova arrests gang suspected of smuggling uranium from Russia

Chisinau - Moldova has detained seven people suspected of smuggling uranium-238 on a passenger train from Russia, a highly radioactive substance that can be used to make a dirty bomb, Interpol said on Thursday.

Brazilian admits killing 41 people 'for fun'

Rio De Janeiro - A Brazilian man accused of stabbing a woman to death in a Rio suburb has confessed to have murdered 41 people, almost all of them women, "for the fun of it," police said Thursday."He wanted to kill women -- white women, not black ones.

Iran arrests 12 for embezzling billions of dollars

Tehran - Iranian authorities have arrested 12 people for syphoning off more than $4.5 billion (3.6 billion euros) from one of the country's main banks over several years, media reported Thursday.

Philippine politician injured, 4 aides killed in ambush

Manila - A member of the Philippines parliament was wounded in an ambush Thursday that left four of his aides dead, he said in a television interview.Vicente Belmonte Jr.

Two Kenyans charged for violently stripping woman

Nairobi - Two Kenyans have been charged with sexually assaulting a woman because they believed her clothing was too revealing, reports said Thursday, in a case that sparked angry protests after a video of the attack was made public.

Chinese police seek 100 Vietnamese runaway brides: Report

Bejing - Chinese police are seeking more than 100 Vietnamese brides who vanished after marrying bachelors from a poor rural area, with reports saying Thursday an "organised ring" could be behind the disappearance.

Global homicide rates drop, but nearly 500,000 murdered in 2012

Geneva - Global homicide rates have plunged 16 percent since the beginning of the century, but nearly half a million people were still murdered worldwide in 2012, a UN report said Wednesday.

Judge grants application for Pistorius murder appeal

Pretoria - A South African judge on Wednesday cleared the way for prosecutors to seek a murder conviction against Oscar Pistorius, after he was sentenced to five years in jail for the lesser charge of manslaughter over the killing of his girlfriend.

Judge due to deliver Pistorius appeal ruling

Pretoria - A South African judge is expected to rule Wednesday on whether to grant an appeal against Oscar Pistorius's conviction and sentence, opening the door for the Paralympian sprinter to face a tougher jail term.

Uber 'was warned' about Delhi driver accused of rape

New Delhi - An Indian woman has said she warned Uber about the behaviour of one of its drivers 10 days before he allegedly raped a young female passenger in Delhi.

India police say Uber driver accused of rape was on bail

New Delhi - The Uber driver accused of raping a passenger in New Delhi was on bail after being charged with assault, robbery and rape and was using a fake police certificate, Indian police said Tuesday.
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