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Nine dead, including 5 children, in Brazil shooting; 17 others also shot

Nine dead, including 5 children, in Brazil shooting; 17 others also shot

At least nine people were killed at a Brazilian elementary school where two young men were seen entering the building and firing weapons early on Wednesday, according to Sao Paulo police.

Stolen mummified head recovered in Dublin

Stolen mummified head recovered in Dublin

Irish police have recovered the head of an 800-year-old mummified body known as the 'Crusader' after it was stolen from a Dublin crypt last weekend.

Vietnam suspect to testify in Kim Jong Nam murder trial

Vietnam suspect to testify in Kim Jong Nam murder trial

A Vietnamese woman accused of murdering the half-brother of North Korea's leader will testify in court for the first time next week, when the long-running trial over the Cold War-style hit resumes, her lawyer said Tuesday.

'After Neverland': Oprah Winfrey parses Jackson accusations

'After Neverland': Oprah Winfrey parses Jackson accusations

Celebrity talk show host Oprah Winfrey waded into the Michael Jackson debate Monday, hosting an hour-long interview of the men who say the late superstar sexually abused them as minors.

At least 59 'bandits' killed in NW Nigeria: security sources, resident

At least 59 'bandits' killed in NW Nigeria: security sources, resident

At least 59 ‘bandits’ were killed by a civilian defence force when they attacked a village in northwest Nigeria, security officials and locals told AFP on Thursday.

Drug 'godfathers' surrender to Bangladesh police

Drug 'godfathers' surrender to Bangladesh police

Some 102 Bangladeshi meth dealers have surrendered to authorities at a pre-scheduled ceremony in a coastal town, officials said Saturday, as a Philippines-style anti-narcotics crackdown sows fear among kingpins.

Jail term, fine upheld for illicit drug trading

Jail term, fine upheld for illicit drug trading

The Court of Appeal upheld the verdict of the Criminal Court to sentence two Asian men to five years in prison and impose a fine of QR200,000 after being convicted of involvement in the illicit drug trade ...

South Korean prosecutor jailed in #MeToo case

South Korean prosecutor jailed in #MeToo case

A former senior South Korean prosecutor was convicted of abuse of power and jailed for two years Wednesday in connection with a high-profile case that triggered the country's #MeToo movement.

Italy says still hunting 30 'terrorists' abroad

Italy says still hunting 30 'terrorists' abroad

Italian authorities are still hunting 30 ‘terrorists’ on the run abroad, the interior ministry said Saturday, days after far-left activist Cesare Battisti was jailed ending 37 years as a fugitive.

Bulgaria extradites Russian hacker to US: embassy

Bulgaria extradites Russian hacker to US: embassy

Bulgaria has extradited a Russian indicted by a US court for mounting a complex hacking scheme to the United States, the Russian embassy in Washington said Saturday.

Disgraced Indian guru gets life for killing journalist

Disgraced Indian guru gets life for killing journalist

A disgraced religious sect leader was sentenced to life imprisonment Thursday for murdering a journalist who exposed rampant sexual abuses by the powerful guru.

Ghana journalist who exposed African football graft shot dead

Ghana journalist who exposed African football graft shot dead

Ghanaian police on Thursday opened an investigation after an undercover journalist who helped expose corruption in African football was shot dead.