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YouTuber in Spain found guilty of humiliating beggar

YouTuber in Spain found guilty of humiliating beggar

An influencer in Spain was sentenced to 15 months in jail and 20,000 euros for posting a YouTube video in which he offered a homeless man biscuits stuffed with toothpaste, a court said Friday.

Two dead, including schoolgirl, after Japan mass stabbing

Two dead, including schoolgirl, after Japan mass stabbing

Two people including a schoolgirl were stabbed to death and more than a dozen injured in Japan on Tuesday in a rampage that targeted children as they waited for a bus.

French drug smuggler sentenced to death in Indonesia

French drug smuggler sentenced to death in Indonesia

Indonesia on Monday sentenced a French drug smuggler to death by firing squad, in a shock verdict after prosecutors had asked for a long prison term.

Malta troops arrested for 'cold-blooded' migrant murder

Malta troops arrested for 'cold-blooded' migrant murder

Maltese police have arrested two soldiers for the ‘cold-blooded’ murder of an Ivorian migrant, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said on Saturday.

London anti-knife protesters target YouTube

London anti-knife protesters target YouTube

Anti-knife crime protesters smeared themselves with fake blood outside YouTube's London offices in protest at the Google company's alleged promotion of graphic content.

US reels from deadly synagogue attack

US reels from deadly synagogue attack

A teenage gunman who wrote a hate-filled manifesto opened fire at a synagogue in California on Saturday, killing one person and injuring three others including the rabbi ...

Four arrested for dramatic heist at Tirana airport

Four arrested for dramatic heist at Tirana airport

Four people have been arrested over the Hollywood-style theft of several million euros of cash on the tarmac of Tirana's airport, police said.

Two arrested with 167 rhino horns in huge South Africa haul

Two arrested with 167 rhino horns in huge South Africa haul

South African police said on Sunday they had found 167 rhino horns believed to be destined for Asia and nabbed two suspects in a sting operation in the North West province.

Qatar sees big fall in crime rates in 2018

Qatar sees big fall in crime rates in 2018

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) said it has succeeded in bringing down the rate of major crimes in 2018, making it 98.3% lower than the global average despite an increase in Qatar's population by 3.6% last year.

Singapore seizes record shipment of pangolin scales

Singapore seizes record shipment of pangolin scales

Singaporean authorities made a record seizure of nearly 13 tonnes of pangolin scales worth some $38.7 million, officials said Thursday, calling it the largest such haul globally in recent years.

10 bank robbers shot dead in Brazil

10 bank robbers shot dead in Brazil

At least 10 bank robbers were shot dead Thursday after Brazilian military police busted a gang trying to blow up ATM machines near Sao Paulo, officials said.

Knife attacker kills two at primary school in China

Knife attacker kills two at primary school in China

A knife-wielding man killed two people and injured two others at a primary school in central China on Wednesday, the latest such attack to hit the country in recent years.