AKARTA, Indonesia (AP) 05/16 — Indonesian police on Wednesday shot dead four sword-wielding men who attacked a police headquarters in Sumatra, killing one officer, the latest in a spate of militant attacks across the Muslim-majority country.
By SYLVIE CORBET, Associated Press PARIS (AP) 05/14 — French police on Monday were questioning the parents and a friend of a 20-year-old man who attacked passers-by with a knife in Paris,
By ROD McGUIRK, Associated Press CANBERRA, Australia (AP) 05/14 — A 61-year-old farmer is suspected of carrying out Australia’s worst mass shooting in 22 years,
By ROD McGUIRK, Associated Press CANBERRA, Australia (AP) 05/11 — A family of seven including four children was found dead with gunshot wounds Friday at a rural property in southwest Australia in what could be the country’s worst mass shooting in 22 years,
By CHARMAINE NORONHA and DAVID CRARY, Associated Press TORONTO (AP) 04/25 — A chilling Facebook message posted before a van plowed onto a crowded Toronto sidewalk has raised the possibility the suspect in the attack nursed grudges against women and it is bringing back memories of a 1989 massacre of 14 women that remains one of Canada’s most traumatic acts of violence.
By KAWEEWIT KAEWJINDA, Associated Press BANGKOK (AP) 04/24 — A report by a British-based conservation group says rising Chinese demand for products made from elephant skin is driving poaching and posing an even greater threat to Asia’s wild herds than the ivory trade.
By CHARMAINE NORONHA, Associated Press TORONTO (AP) 04/24 — Police in Canada’s biggest city are piecing together witness accounts and surveillance video trying to determine why a driver plowed a rented van along a crowded sidewalk,
By SHEILA NORMAN-CULP and ANGELA CHARLTON, Associated Press MONT-SAINT-MICHEL, France (AP) 04/22 — French authorities evacuated tourists from the Mont-Saint-Michel abbey and were searching houses Sunday on the famed outcropping in the English Channel for a visitor who apparently threatened to attack security services.
By MICHAEL CASEY, Associated Press CONCORD, N.H. (AP) 04/12 — An international crackdown on illegal logging in tropical forests has ensnared the makers of some guitars and other musical instruments,
By KIRSTEN GRIESHABER and DOROTHEE THIESING, Associated Press MUENSTER, Germany (AP) 04/08 — The 48-year-old German man who drove a van into a crowd in Muenster was well-known to police,
LONDON (AP) 04/07 — British police say they are deploying 300 more officers on the streets of London this weekend to confront a spike in stabbing and shootings that has sparked fears about rising crime.Read more »
LONDON (AP) 04/06 — A 78-year-old British retiree who stabbed a burglar to death in his home will not face criminal charges, London police said Friday.Richard Osborn-Brooks was arrested on suspicion of murder after an altercation at his London home early Wednesday.Read more »
LONDON (AP) 04/04 — British police say a 78-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder for allegedly stabbing a burglar who had broken into his home.Read more »
By CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN, Associated Press MATIAS ROMERO, Mexico (AP) 04/04 — The Mexican government began handing out transit or humanitarian visas to people in a caravan of Central American migrants,
By LORI HINNANT, Associated Press PARIS (AP) 04/04 — France has flagged more than 78,000 people as security threats in a database intended to let European police share information on the continent’s most dangerous residents — more than all other European countries put together — according to an analysis by The Associated Press.
BANGKOK (AP) 04/03 — Police in Thailand announced Tuesday that they confiscated an estimated $54 million worth of methamphetamine in one of their biggest-ever drug seizures and arrested 11 people in recent days as illegal drug cases surge in the country.Read more »
LONDON (AP) 04/02 — The homicide rate in London so far has increased each month in 2018 as the British capital experiences a rise in knife-related crime.Read more »
By JULIE WATSON, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) 03/29 — The U.S. and Mexican governments are sparring over immigration and trade, but the two countries are joining forces on the high seas like never before to go after drug smugglers.
By SYLVIE CORBET, Associated Press PARIS (AP) 03/26 — A national memorial event for a police officer who lost his life after swapping himself with a hostage being held by an Islamic extremist will take place Wednesday in Paris,
By NATALIYA VASILYEVA, Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) 03/26 — With the fire alarms silent and staff reportedly nowhere to be seen, a fire at a shopping mall packed with children and their parents on the first weekend of the school recess killed 64 people in Russia’s Siberia.