A Palestinian man suspected of seriously wounding a Danish policeman in a stabbing attack was known to authorities as possibly mentally unstable and a potential radical Islamist, the intelligence service said Wednesday.
Danish police on Tuesday arrested a Palestinian man suspected of stabbing a policeman at the country's largest reception centre for asylum seekers, which had sparked a manhunt in the area.
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Slovenian police used tear gas late on Friday to disperse a group of migrants on its border as the country's government said it was considering opening safe corridors for refugees to pass through the tiny Alpine country.
Indonesian police have detained seven people whose companies are allegedly connected with illegal agricultural fires that have cloaked Southeast Asia in haze, in rare arrests over the annual smog outbreaks.
Hundreds of German police officers have been mobilised to carry out border checks, a spokesman for the federal force told AFP on Sunday, after Berlin reinstated passport controls with its neighbouring countries.
Spanish police said Sunday they found a bike worth around 12,000 euros ($13,600) that was stolen from an Australian rider in the Tour of Spain for sale in a second hand shop for just 120 euros.
Spanish police have discovered a body resembling that of an American pilgrim who disappeared in April along a popular hiking trail and have arrested a suspect, the interior minister said Saturday.
An air attack has killed at least 11 Afghan police officers in the volatile and opium-rich southern province of Helmand, officials said Monday, in the latest apparent case of "friendly fire".
Ex-Soviet Tajikistan's interior ministry said Sunday that four more militants were killed by government forces in a continuation of violence that began with shootouts Friday, and has now left at least 26 dead.
Ex-Soviet Tajikistan's President Emomali Rahmon said Sunday that violence which has left at least 22 dead since attacks against police on Friday is the result of "criminal plans" and promised perpetrators would be "deservedly punished.
Ukrainian Parliament adopted the bill No.9073 on the principles of state language policy in the first reading. Several parallel rallies of supporters and opponents of this bill were held in downtown Kyiv.
Toronto Police block off an area of downtown Toronto after shooting a man who stole a snow plow in the early morning hours. Police say the suspect hit Sgt. Ryan Russell as the officer attempted to stop him. Russell was pronounced dead at hospital.
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Cops blocking people from coming closer to the scene where unmarked policemen arrested and beat down protesters.