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NZ shooting victim’s family touched by KL peace rally

The family of Muhammad Haziq Mohd Tarmizi, who died in an attack on two mosques in Christchurch, says the support of Malaysians and the government has helped them cope.

US authorities probe California plane crash that killed 5

Pilot Antonio Pastini is the only victim of the crash who has been identified.

UN source: Attack on UN base in Mali kills 8 peacekeepers

A Malian security source says at least 19 have been injured.

15 suspected jihadists killed in joint French-Niger op

Nigerien and French soldiers have taken control of several key positions in the area.

12 killed in Bangladesh election day violence

Three men have been shot by police while eight others died in clashes between activists from the ruling Awami League Party and opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party.

Myanmar policeman found killed in northern Rakhine state

UN investigators want senior Myanmar generals to be prosecuted for genocide but the army says it was responding to attacks on border guard posts by Rohingya insurgents.

Colombia kills ‘horrendous criminal’ wanted for journalists’ murders

Colombian President Ivan Duque says Guacho fell in an operation and has been killed.

Senior Afghan Taliban commander killed in air strike, officials say

Abdul Manan, who was in charge of Helmand province for the insurgent group, has been killed along with 29 others by an air strike.

Police likely killed wrong man responding to US mall shooting

A 12-year-old girl has also been wounded in the incident.

Tensions spike in Indian Kashmir district after politician killed

Gunmen shot dead Anil Parihar, the BJP state secretary for Kashmir, and his brother from close range on Thursday night as they walked home after closing the family bookshop in Kishtwar.

Man held over offensive post of cops’ fatal crash

The suspect works as a labourer at a fish jetty in Pekan.

Three killed as light aircraft hits onlookers in Germany

The accident happened at around 1345 GMT, in clear weather conditions, when the machine aborted a landing manoeuvre and sought to gain elevation again.

Snowstorm kills nine climbers on Nepal peak

The bodies of eight climbers - four South Koreans and four Nepali guides - were spotted among the wreckage of their camp by a rescue team early Saturday morning.

Turkey claims has recordings to prove Khashoggi was killed

Turkish officials have said he was killed inside the consulate, a claim the Saudi government has vehemently denied.

Japan military officer killed during US-Philippine drill

Suguru Maehara, a 38-year-old sergeant of the Ground Self-Defence Forces, was involved in the accident on Tuesday last week.

White US cop convicted of murder for shooting dead black teen

Jason Van Dyke fired 16 bullets into 17-year-old Laquan McDonald during the 2014 confrontation.

Apple employee killed in Indian police shooting, two constables arrested

The state has promised cash compensation of US$3,448.28 for his family and a job at the municipal corporation for his widow.

Maya women’s rights activist murdered in Guatemala

Ramirez had received death threats for her work supporting female victims of violence in western Guatemala.

Journalist murdered in Mexico, ninth of 2018

Mario Gomez, a reporter with El Heraldo de Chiapas is the latest victim in a wave of violence against the press in Mexico.

Palestinian ministry rolls back statement that Gaza boy was killed by...

Palestinians pressing claims against Israel have mounted stone-throwing protests that have included attempts to breach the Israeli border fence with Gaza, run by the Islamist group Hamas.

7 civilians killed in Yemen air strike: official

The strike hit a house in the Huran district of central Yemen's Bayda province on Sunday, leaving one man, four women and two children dead, an official said.

Pope in Sicily to honour priest killed by mafia

The Argentinian pontiff's visit will be brief but is part of a wider campaign he has been waging against organised crime.

11 killed in China as car ploughs into square, driver attacks...

Violent crime has risen in China in recent decades as the country's economic boom has widened the gap between the rich and the poor.

Paris knife attacker charged with attempted murder

The suspect was overpowered by bystanders who tried to stop him by throwing heavy metal petanque balls at him.