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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.

At least 21 killed in Indonesia bus crash

The crash happened when the bus with 37 people on board was heading to a holiday spot in Sukabumi region.

South Sudan court jails soldiers for aid workers rape, journalist murder

During the attack, the aid workers made multiple appeals for help to nearby UN peacekeepers, which went unanswered.

Boko Haram kill two, abduct 25 in bus attack

The attack was believed to have been carried out by fighters from the Boko Haram faction led by Abubakar Shekau, which is based in and around the Sambisa Forest enclave near Gwoza.

Tropical storm Gordon weakens after killing child

An unidentified child was killed on Tuesday when a tree fell on a mobile home in Pensacola, Florida, the Escambia County Sheriff's Office said on Twitter.

30 Nigerian soldiers killed in Boko Haram raid

Scores of jihadists in trucks stormed the base at Zari village in northern Borno state late Thursday and briefly seized it after a fierce battle.

Dutch police shoot suspect after stabbing at train station

Amsterdam police said that two people were injured in the stabbing and the suspect was then shot by officers.

Kremlin critic pulls plug on media outlet after slaying of TV...

Three reporters, working for the TsUR online news outlet, travelled to CAR to investigate the activities of Russian mercenaries known as the Wagner Group when they were killed on July 30.

TV journalist, second man shot dead in Mexico’s Cancun resort

Quintana Roo, long one of Mexico's safest states, has been seeing security deteriorate as gangs fight to control lucrative drug markets, even in resort towns like Cancun.

Police raid in southern Egypt kills 5 suspected jihadists

Five "terrorist elements" were killed after they opened fire on security forces.

Head of Islamic State in Afghanistan killed, says government

Abu Saad Erhabi and ten other members of the militant group has been killed in a joint ground and air operation by Afghan and foreign forces,

26 children killed by coalition strikes in Yemen

At least 22 children and four women died in an attack Thursday while fleeing fighting in the Al-Durayhimi district.

France’s Sodexo says ‘shocked’ by death of staff in Afghanistan

French services giant Sodexo released a statement expressing grief over the death of staff in Afghanistan.

Saudi security man, expatriate killed in attack -statement

Attacks on Saudi security forces became more frequent over the past few years after the authorities crushed an al Qaeda insurgency more than a decade ago.

Philippine city official killed in ambush, third in less than a...

The latest attack brought to 15 the number of mayors and vice mayors killed since Duterte unleashed his deadly anti-narcotics campaign when he came to power in 2016, according to CNN Philippines.

Pakistan-based militant group LeT killed Kashmiri editor

The editor of the Rising Kashmir newspaper had been a strong advocate of peace in the region.

More than 200 people killed in weekend violence in central Nigeria

There has been a spike in communal violence since the start of the year, which has led to hundreds of people being killed.

Sri Lanka arrests villagers for killing leopard

Gruesome images of the leopard, a protected species in Sri Lanka, being savagely beaten were shared on social media, generating widespread disgust.

Woman arrested after slashing toddler to death

She reportedly slashed her son's neck with a knife while in a state of hallucination.

Afghanistan says Pakistani Taliban leader killed in air strike near border

Pakistani Taliban leader Mullah Fazlullah has been killed in a US-Afghan air strike in Afghanistan, a senior Afghan Defence Ministry official said on Friday.

Five killed, 33 wounded by blast in southern Afghan city

Security forces found a large container of explosives, rocket-propelled grenades, suicide vests, and ammunition near the site.

Hamas official says 50 members killed this week on Gaza border

A senior member of Gaza's Hamas rulers said Wednesday that 50 of the Palestinians killed by Israeli fire during Gaza border protests this week were members of Hamas.

4 Filipino kidnap group members shot dead near Lahad Datu

They were killed by cops while heading towards a group of fishing boats.

At least 125 killed as storms batter India

A huge dust storm and lightning strikes killed at least 125 people across India which braced Thursday for more wild weather.