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June 22, 2018 2:19 AM Radical Indonesian cleric faces death penalty ruling for 2016 attack

JAKARTA: An Indonesian court is set to decide Friday whether to sentence a radical cleric to death for his role in a 2016 terror attack that was the first claimed by the Islamic State group in Southeast Asia. Aman Abdurrahman is suspected of masterminding the gun and suicide attack in downtown Jakarta which left four attackers and four civilians dead. The assault 8

June 14, 2018 3:53 AM US arrests Israeli national who coached IS attackers online

WASHINGTON: US officials said Wednesday that a native Israeli woman living in Wisconsin coached potential Islamic State attackers on how to cook up ricin and kept a library of books on making bombs, poisons and suicide vests. The Justice Department charged Waheba Issa Dais with attempting to provide material support to Islamic State after arresting the 45 year old divorcee 7

June 12, 2018 10:04 AM Avicii laid to rest in private funeral

STOCKHOLM: Swedish superstar DJ Avicii has been buried in a private ceremony with just his family and close friends present, his agent said Tuesday. The musician, whose real name was Tim Bergling, "was buried Friday at the Skogskyrkogarden cemetery in Stockholm", Ebba Lindqvist told AFP. Avicii was found dead on April 20 in Muscat, the capital of the Gulf sultanate 6

June 10, 2018 12:58 AM Frenchman commits suicide at Mecca's Grand Mosque

RIYADH: A Frenchman has committed suicide by throwing himself off the roof of the Grand Mosque in Islam's holiest city of Mecca, Saudi and French officials said Saturday. "A foreigner threw himself from the roof of the Grand Mosque in Mecca" to the courtyard below, "resulting in his instant death", Saudi police told the official SPA news agency. A French 8

May 30, 2018 12:21 PM Portuguese parliament rejects euthanasia bill

LISBON: Portugal's parliament has rejected a bill seeking to legalise voluntary euthanasia and doctor-assisted suicide after a tight vote in the Catholic-majority country. A text proposed by the governing Socialist Party, which sought to set "special conditions" under which euthanasia would be permitted — such as for patients in extreme suffering or with an incurable 7

May 22, 2018 10:52 AM Five killed, 33 wounded by blast in southern Afghan city

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan: At least five people were killed and 33 wounded Tuesday when a minivan stuffed with explosives detonated as security forces were trying to defuse it in southern Afghanistan, officials said. Security forces in Kandahar had already cleared the area around a bus station where the van was found, provincial governor spokesman Daud Ahmadi 7

May 21, 2018 9:04 AM Taliban warn Kabul residents to 'keep away' ahead of attacks

KABUL: The Taliban warned Kabul residents Monday to avoid "military centres" in the heavily fortified city, saying they are planning more attacks in the capital where civilians have long taken the brunt of the casualties. The militant group has issued such warnings to civilians before, including during a failed attempt to take the western city of Farah 12

May 19, 2018 8:18 AM Afghan cricket stadium attack leaves 8 dead, 45 wounded

JALALABAD, Afghanistan: Eight people were killed and 45 wounded in a series of explosions targeting a cricket match in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, officials said Saturday, the first attack since the holy month of Ramadan began. The blasts exploded among spectators crowded into the stadium at around 11pm (1830 GMT) on Friday evening as they watched 15

May 18, 2018 8:10 AM Indonesia prosecutors demand death for radical leader over 2016 attacks

JAKARTA: Indonesian prosecutors Friday demanded the death penalty for a radical cleric over his role in a 2016 terror attack committed by a group linked to wave of suicide bombings this week. Dozens of officers from an elite unit were sent to guard the trial of Aman Abdurrahman who is accused of authorising a gun and suicide attack in the capital Jakarta 19

May 16, 2018 1:22 PM 4 dead as suicide blast hits Baghdad mourners

BAGHDAD: Four people were killed and 27 others wounded Wednesday when a suicide bomber blew himself up in a tent filled with mourners in north Baghdad, Iraqi police and medical sources said. The attack hit the Taji district of the Iraqi capital at around 1030 GMT, a police source said. Security forces central command said the attack had "killed and wounded 21