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July 31, 2018 1:46 PM Man blows himself up on empty Belgium football field

BRUSSELS: A man died after blowing himself up on an empty football field in the eastern Belgian town of Verviers in an apparent suicide, the city's deputy mayor Hasan Aydin said Tuesday. "The individual, whose identity is not yet known, blew himself up in the middle of the football field around 0830 (0630 GMT) in the morning," Aydin told AFP. "Suicide 14

July 26, 2018 11:14 AM Indian police detain 450 after violent minority protests

MUMBAI: Almost 450 people were in custody in the Indian state of Maharashtra on Thursday after clashes between thousands of protestors from the Maratha minority and police charging with batons and firing tear gas, officials said. Like other communities in India the Marathas, who make up around 30 percent of the western state's 110 million people, want quotas 17

July 25, 2018 8:45 AM At least 30 killed in suicide blast on Pakistan polling station

QUETTA, Pakistan: At least 30 people were killed and dozens injured in a suicide bomb attack on a polling station as millions of Pakistanis voted in a nationwide election Wednesday. "(The bomber) was trying to enter the polling station. When police tried to stop him he blew himself up," a local administration official in the southwestern city of Quetta 8

July 23, 2018 9:12 AM Gunmen storm government building in Iraq Kurdish capital

ARBIL, Iraq: Two gunmen on Monday stormed the governor's headquarters in Arbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan, opening fire and wounding a policeman, deputy governor Taher Abdullah said. Kurdish security forces known as Asayish set up a "security cordon and are searching the building" for the assailants, Abdullah said. The attack took place in the early 21

July 22, 2018 11:39 AM Poll candidate killed in NW Pakistan suicide blast

PESHAWAR, Pakistan: An election candidate and his driver were killed by a suicide bomber in northwest Pakistan Sunday, police said, three days before the country's general election. Ikramullah Gandapur, a member of cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, was contesting polls for the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa provincial assembly 17

June 27, 2018 7:24 AM College student kills himself with gun stolen from shooting range

SUBANG JAYA: A 19-year-old student killed himself in the restroom of his college with a gun that he stole from a shooting range nearby. In the incident on Tuesday, the student was at a shooting range in Petaling Jaya, which he had been a member of since 2015 when he stole a pistol and sneaked it out. Subang Jaya district police chief ACP Mohammad Azlin 8

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 13

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 15

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 13

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 11