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Dutch arrest three linked to 2016 Paris terror plot

Dutch arrest three linked to 2016 Paris terror plot

Dutch police have arrested three men whose DNA was found on weapons seized in a Paris suburb after law officers foiled a planned 2016 terror attack, Dutch prosecutors said Tuesday.

India says fugitive celebrity jeweller last seen in Britain

India says fugitive celebrity jeweller last seen in Britain

Fugitive billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi was last seen in Britain in March, Indian federal investigators said Monday.

Eight killed by India lynch mobs in less than a week

Eight killed by India lynch mobs in less than a week

Eight people have been murdered by lynch mobs across India in less than a week, officials said Thursday, as law enforcement struggles to curb a recent spate of vigilante killings.

Four children killed in US hostage drama

Four children killed in US hostage drama

A hostage drama in Florida ended Monday with the death of four children at the hands of a gunman, who also took his own life, police said.

Mother of 'nut rage' Korean Air heiress grilled over illegal maids

Mother of 'nut rage' Korean Air heiress grilled over illegal maids

The matriarch of the troubled Korean Air dynasty was grilled Monday over allegations she used company resources to illegally hire foreign housekeepers, as a probe into the scandal-hit family widened.

India arrests 15 over latest 'child abduction' lynchings

India arrests 15 over latest 'child abduction' lynchings

Indian police have arrested 15 men after the latest in a spate of lynchings incited by rumours spread on WhatsApp of strangers abducting children, an officer said Sunday.

Sri Lankan jailed in Australia for fake bomb threat on plane

Sri Lankan jailed in Australia for fake bomb threat on plane

A man who threatened to detonate a fake bomb aboard a Malaysia Airlines flight from Melbourne while under the influence of drugs was jailed Thursday for 12 years by an Australian court.

School shooter video game withdrawn amid criticism

School shooter video game withdrawn amid criticism

A US video game company has withdrawn a game that simulated a school shooting amid fierce criticism from parents of shooting victims and from politicians.

Pakistan family mourns daughter killed in Texas shooting

Pakistan family mourns daughter killed in Texas shooting

Abdul Aziz learned about the US school shooting in which his 17-year-old daughter was killed from CNN, with the story airing live as he broke his Ramadan fast thousands of miles away in Pakistan.

Convicted killer in Malaysia scandal offers to tell all: report

Convicted killer in Malaysia scandal offers to tell all: report

A Malaysian former police officer convicted of killing a young woman in a scandal linked to the country's disgraced ex-leader offered Saturday to reveal who ordered the grisly slaying in exchange for a full pardon ...

23 killed by armed gang in northwest Burundi: official

23 killed by armed gang in northwest Burundi: official

An unknown armed gang killed at least 23 people on Friday night in an attack on a village in northwest Burundi, a local official said.

Australia shooting victims 3 generations of same family: police

Australia shooting victims 3 generations of same family: police

Three generations of a single family were identified Saturday as the victims of Australia's worst mass shooting in 22 years, a murder-suicide which left seven people dead.