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Six shot dead in Czech hospital attack, suspect shoots himself

Six shot dead in Czech hospital attack, suspect shoots himself

A gunman opened fire Tuesday in a hospital in the eastern Czech city of Ostrava, killing four men and two women in what the premier called an ‘immense tragedy’.

Man who stabbed family in France had inheritance row

Man who stabbed family in France had inheritance row

Officials say the 36-year-old, who was shot dead by police after Thursday's stabbing spree in the town of Trappes, had major psychological problems and was on a watchlist of suspected radicals.

Plane, governor's house torched in PNG violence

Plane, governor's house torched in PNG violence

Police said crowds were angered by a court decision to dismiss a petition against provincial governor William Powi's 2017 election, amid concerns of corruption.

Son who slaughtered S.African family handed 3 life terms

Son who slaughtered S.African family handed 3 life terms

A young South African man convicted of slaying his wealthy parents and brother and maiming his sister in a frenzied axe attack was handed three life sentences on Thursday.

India issues order to kill elephant that crushed 15 people to death

India issues order to kill elephant that crushed 15 people to death

Wildlife rangers and hunters were on the prowl in eastern India to track and kill a rogue elephant that has crushed 15 people to death in a months-long rampage.

Elephant tramples four to death in southern India

Elephant tramples four to death in southern India

An elephant trampled four people including a 12-year-old girl to death when it rampaged through a village in southern India on Friday, police said.

Philippine shopping mall hostage-taking kills two

Philippine shopping mall hostage-taking kills two

Two people were killed and three others injured on Sunday in a hostage-taking incident inside a mall in a city outside the Philippine capital, a provincial police chief said.

Japanese knife attacker grins before cameras

Japanese knife attacker grins before cameras

A Japanese man who admitted murdering 19 people at a centre for the mentally disabled grinned at news cameras on Wednesday before being questioned over the country's worst killing spree in decades.

Wild elephant rampage in village caught on video

Wild elephant rampage in village caught on video

A wild elephant went on a rampage in a village in West Bengal yesterday, damaging around 100 structures, villagers said.