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Strawberry saboteur evades police in Australia

Strawberry saboteur evades police in Australia

As the number of reported attacks ballooned and suspected copycat attacks were reported, police issued a warning about the seriousness of the crime.

Gunman kills five people in California, then himself: police

Gunman kills five people in California, then himself: police

A man went on a shooting rampage in California on Wednesday, killing five people including his wife, before taking his own life, a police spokesman told AFP.

Thieves take wing with 1 million euros of Red Bull in Belgium

Thieves take wing with 1 million euros of Red Bull in Belgium

Thirsty thieves stole more than 300 pallets of Red Bull cans worth around one million euros from a depot in Belgium in what police described on Tuesday as a ‘very professional’ heist.

Begging is not a crime, a New Delhi court rules

Begging is not a crime, a New Delhi court rules

A court in New Delhi has struck down a law that made begging in the Indian capital a crime, a major victory for campaigners who have long argued that the legislation was being used to harass and intimidate the homeless ...

Russia holds funerals for journalists shot in Central Africa

Russia holds funerals for journalists shot in Central Africa

Russia on Tuesday held funerals for three journalists killed in the Central African Republic who were investigating a shadowy Russian mercenary group for a media project ...

Thailand deports Mozambican fugitive in sweep on foreign villains

Thailand deports Mozambican fugitive in sweep on foreign villains

Thailand has extradited a Mozambican fugitive wanted for a string of kidnaps for ransom and murders, police said Wednesday, as a crackdown deepens on foreign gangsters using the Southeast Asian country as a bolt-hole.

Man admits Australia child suitcase murder

Man admits Australia child suitcase murder

A man pleaded guilty Tuesday to killing a young mother and her toddler, whose skeleton was found in a suitcase on the side of a road, ending a case that baffled police and shocked Australians.

Philippine police vow 'surgical and chilling' war on drugs, crime

Philippine police vow 'surgical and chilling' war on drugs, crime

Philippine police vowed on Monday to revamp and intensify a fight against crime and drugs, a week after President Rodrigo Duterte promised no letup in a bloody crackdown that has alarmed the international community.

Armed attackers killed 4 tourists in Tajikistan: police

Armed attackers killed 4 tourists in Tajikistan: police

Four tourists, including two Americans, were killed in Tajikistan on Sunday by armed attackers in what was originally reported as a hit-and-run road accident, the interior minister said Monday.

US police capture suspected serial killer in Texas

US police capture suspected serial killer in Texas

Jose Gilberto Rodriguez was arrested after a 14-minute car chase with police.

'Defective' security may have aided helicopter jailbreak: French minister

'Defective' security may have aided helicopter jailbreak: French minister

The French government pointed to possible security failings on Monday after a notorious gangster used a helicopter to stage his second brazen jailbreak of a crime career inspired by films such as ‘Scarface’.

One killed, three wounded in rare Hong Kong shooting

One killed, three wounded in rare Hong Kong shooting

Investigators said the the attack was motivated by a "family conflict", not organised crime.