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August 23, 2018 9:41 AM Two killed, one injured in knife attack near Paris

PARIS: A man armed with a knife killed two people and seriously injured another on Thursday morning in a town about 30km southwest of Paris, officials said. The man was later shot and killed by police, a local government official said. It was unclear if the violence was terror-related amid reports the violence might be linked to a family dispute 12

August 20, 2018 2:59 PM 14 killed in Rio police, military operations

RIO DE JANEIRO: At least 14 people were killed Monday in Rio de Janeiro during operations by soldiers and police against drug gangs in impoverished favelas and a suburb, officials and media reports said. The military command heading security in Brazil's second biggest city said eight people died in the sweep of favelas "and there could be more." The military 10

June 14, 2018 12:01 AM People smugglers make billions: UN report

VIENNA: People smugglers made billions on the backs of some 2.5 million desperate migrants in 2016, the UN said in a report Wednesday as the plight of refugees worldwide continues to top the headlines. The report, issued by the UN Office on Drugs and Crime, said people smuggling rings earned some US$7.0 billion (RM 27.96 billion) in 2016 – an amount 22

May 18, 2018 1:54 PM Cops cripple four gangs involved in stealing motorcycles in Shah Alam

SHAH ALAM: Shah Alam police crippled four gangs, who are believed to have been actively involved in stealing motorcycles in the city since the end of last year, in a series of raids over the past two months. Shah Alam District Police chief ACP Baharuddin Mat Taib said a total of 39 members of the four gangs, namely Mat Ropie Gang, Tutuk Jeram Gang, Sayuti 23

April 10, 2018 9:52 AM Cops dismantle gang that preyed on Ipoh’s elderly

District police chief Assistant Commissioner Mohd Ali Tamby said his agency is still hunting another gang member. — iStock.com pic via AFPIPOH, April 10 — Police said they have busted a gang that targeted senior citizens here with two arrests. District police chief Assistant Commissioner Mohd Ali Tamby said his agency is still hunting another gang member 9

March 21, 2018 12:16 AM Blast kills three Ecuadoran troops near Colombia border

QUITO: Three Ecuadoran soldiers were killed and at least seven other people were injured Tuesday in a bomb explosion on the country's northern border with Colombia, the government said. A roadside bomb exploded as a patrol carrying out "surveillance and control" operations on the border passed by, the communications ministry said. "It resulted in the unfortunate 15

February 13, 2018 1:32 AM US 'robber' cops guilty in explosive corruption case

WASHINGTON: Two US police officers, described by the prosecution as "both cops and robbers", were convicted Monday in one of the country's most explosive recent cases of law enforcement corruption. A jury convicted Baltimore detectives Daniel Hersl and Marcus Taylor of racketeering and racketeering conspiracy. They will be sentenced later and could face life in prison 14

January 25, 2018 3:21 PM Thai navy says 11 million pill haul a record from Laos

File picture of drugs seized after a raid. Thailand’s navy has seized 11 million meth pills from traffickers crossing from Laos via the Mekong River. — AFP picBANGKOK, Jan 25 — Thailand’s navy has seized 11 million meth pills from traffickers crossing from Laos via the Mekong River, a record bust from a communist state that is emerging as a key Asian 26

January 8, 2018 4:43 AM One dead, one hurt in blast outside Stockholm area metro

Police officers cordon off the area outside Varby Gard metro station, where two people were injured in an explosion, in Stockholm, Sweden, January 7, 2018. — Reuters pic STOCKHOLM, Jan 8 — One person died and another was slightly hurt yesterday in a blast outside a metro station in a Stockholm suburb, which police said did not appear to be a terrorist 24

October 12, 2017 1:01 AM Dutch police foil brazen helicopter prison escape plan

“Amsterdam police during an investigation suspected that there was a plan afoot to spring a prisoner from jail” in the southern town of Roermond, the capital's detective chief Olivier Dutilh said. The prisoner's accomplices “planned to hijack a helicopter... and use it to free the prisoner,” Dutilh told journalists at a press conference broadcast from Amsterdam 14