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French bus driver dies after attack over mask-wearing rules

French bus driver dies after attack over mask-wearing rules

A French bus driver who was badly beaten by passengers after asking them to wear face masks in line with coronavirus rules has died, his family said, sparking tributes from political leaders who condemned his ‘cowardly’ attackers.

One dead in shooting at US Black Lives Matter rally

One dead in shooting at US Black Lives Matter rally

One person was killed and another wounded in a shooting at a Black Lives Matter rally in the US state of Kentucky, police said.

Australian PM 'concerned' over China death sentence for Oz actor

Australian PM 'concerned' over China death sentence for Oz actor

Australia's prime minister expressed concern Monday after an Australian man was sentenced to death, in a case that could further inflame tensions between Beijing and Canberra.

Suspects in UK migrant truck tragedy charged in France

Suspects in UK migrant truck tragedy charged in France

Thirteen suspects arrested by French police over the deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants in a refrigerated lorry in Britain have been charged with people trafficking, a judicial source said Saturday.

Turkey charges 20 Saudis over Khashoggi murder

Turkey charges 20 Saudis over Khashoggi murder

Turkish prosecutors have charged 20 suspects over the 2018 murder of Riyadh critic Jamal Khashoggi.

Nine killed in Mexico shootout with police

Nine killed in Mexico shootout with police

Nine people were killed in a bloody confrontation Friday in western Mexico between a criminal gang and agents investigating a suspected kidnapping, officials said.

Lesotho PM in court to be charged with murder of ex-wife

Lesotho PM in court to be charged with murder of ex-wife

Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane, who at the weekend was receiving ‘emergency’ medical treatment in South Africa, on Monday appeared in court ...

Mexican children take up arms in fight against drug gangs

Mexican children take up arms in fight against drug gangs

With baseball caps and scarves covering their faces, only their serious eyes are visible as a dozen children stand to attention, rifles by their side.

Dutch police arrest four after foiled jailbreak

Dutch police arrest four after foiled jailbreak

Dutch police arrested four people Sunday suspected of taking part in a foiled attempt to spring a prisoner from a high-security prison during which a delivery van was set on fire.

At least 18 prisoners dead in clash at Honduras jail

At least 18 prisoners dead in clash at Honduras jail

At least 18 inmates died and 16 were injured in overnight clashes between prisoners in Honduras after fighting erupted at a jail in the northern port town of Tela, prison officials said Saturday.

Body of slain doctor arrives in Japan after Afghan shooting

Body of slain doctor arrives in Japan after Afghan shooting

The body of Tetsu Nakamura, a beloved Japanese doctor who was shot to death in Afghanistan after decades of his earnest support for the country, was brought back to Japan on Sunday.

Indian police investigated over killings of rape suspects

Indian police investigated over killings of rape suspects

A top Indian rights group launched an investigation Saturday into a police shooting of four rape-murder suspects, after accusations they were gunned down to assuage public anger.