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August 11, 2018 11:37 AM IS jihadists in Iraq kill 5 members of family

TIKRIT, Iraq: Islamic State group jihadists killed five members of the same family at a checkpoint on the edge of their village north of Baghdad early on Saturday, a police official said. The killings took place in Baiji district, around 200km north of the capital, the official said. "A group of Daesh (IS) fighters came from the Hamrin mountains, crossed 8

July 31, 2018 4:45 AM 30 years on, 'new age militancy' stokes Kashmir conflict

SRINAGAR, India: A home-made bomb set off the insurgency against Indian rule in Kashmir 30 years ago, but "new age" fighters using social media assaults alongside guns are taking the battle to new heights of bitterness. The explosion at the Srinagar telegraph office doorway on July 31, 1988 caused no casualties but lit the fuse on a conflict that rights 17

June 28, 2018 12:10 AM Alleged fake victim of Paris attacks faces fraud charge

PARIS: A 32-year-old woman appeared in court in France on Wednesday accused of fraud after allegedly falsely claiming to be a victim of the Paris jihadist attacks. The woman had claimed to have been shot in the elbow or thumb, according to different accounts, during the attacks in which 130 people died and hundreds more were wounded at the national stadium 12

June 27, 2018 10:26 AM Second victim of rare Hong Kong shooting dies of injuries

HONG KONG: The death toll from a brazen daylight shooting in a Hong Kong park — reportedly over sharing the inheritance of a US$1 million apartment (RM4.03 million) — rose to two Wednesday after an uncle of the suspect died in hospital, police said. A 44-year-old woman shot four people with a semi-automatic pistol at Quarry Bay Park in eastern Hong Kong Island 13

June 13, 2018 1:03 AM Salah makes World Cup headlines for Chechnya photo

GROZNY, Russia: Mohamed Salah, a star attraction ahead of football's 2018 World Cup in Russia, has made headlines for a smiling photo with Ramzan Kadyrov, strongman of Chechnya where his Egypt team have set up camp. "Mo Salah was woken from his sleep so a man accused of 'torture and extrajudicial killings' could have a photo with him during training 25

June 11, 2018 11:15 AM Muslim rapper at Bataclan 'sacrilege' says French right

PARIS: Right-wing French leaders have condemned as "sacrilege" a decision to allow a provocative Muslim rapper to play the Bataclan concert hall in Paris where jihadists massacred 90 people three years ago. Medine — who caused an outcry when he attacked hardline secularists in a controversial 2015 song, "Don't Laik", a week before the Charlie Hebdo killings 14

April 24, 2018 8:20 AM Armenia marks Ottoman massacres after leader quits

YEREVAN: In a show of unity Tuesday, Armenians marked the anniversary of the massacre of 1.5 million of their kin by Ottoman forces in 1915, a day after leader Serzh Sarkisian resigned after days of protests. The commemorations are a hugely emotional event for the country and Armenians of all stripes flocked to a hilltop memorial in the capital Yerevan 38

March 20, 2018 10:34 AM Inquiry into Philippines not impacted by ICC withdrawal, court says

Duterte said last week that the Philippines would pull out of the international treaty creating the court, saying prosecutors were treating him unfairly. — AFP picAMSTERDAM, March 20 — The withdrawal of the Philippines from the International Criminal Court will not impact an inquiry by prosecutors into killings related to President Rodrigo Duterte’s 13

March 7, 2018 11:45 PM Florida school shooter indicted on 17 murder counts

MIAMI: Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz was indicted Wednesday on 17 counts of murder and 17 more of attempted murder, the state attorney's office said. On Feb 14 Cruz entered the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, just north of Miami, and opened fire with a semi-automatic AR-15 assault rifle, killing 14 students and three staff members 14

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