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‘Convicted terrorist’ behind London Bridge knife attack

LONDON: A 28-year-old “convicted terrorist” was identified as the person behind the London Bridge knife attack that claimed two lives and injured three others, according to authorities Saturday. Metropolitan Police confirmed the identity of the male suspect, Usman Khan, who had been residing in the Staffordshire area. “This individual was ...

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Son of former German president stabbed to death in Berlin

BERLIN: Fritz von Weizsaecker, son of former German President Richard von Weizsaecker, was killed in a lethal knife attack while lecturing at a hospital in Berlin on Tuesday evening. Despite immediate reanimation attempts, the 59-year-old von Weizsaecker succumbed to his injuries, the Berlin police announced on Twitter. A police officer ...

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Russian Instagram influencer found dead in suitcase

MOSCOW: A prominent Russian Instagram influencer has been found dead with knife wounds in a suitcase in her rented apartment in Moscow, police say. Ekaterina Karaglanova, 24, was discovered on Friday after her family raised the alarm when she failed to contact them for several days. Ms Karaglanova, who had ...

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schoolgirl among two killed in Japan stabbing

JAPAN: A knife-wielding man has attacked a group of schoolchildren waiting for a bus in the Japanese city of Kawasaki near Tokyo. At least 18 people were injured in a residential area. Two of them, an 11-year-old girl and a 39-year-old man, have died. A suspect, a man in his ...

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Knife attacker kills two at primary school in China

BEIJING: A knife-wielding man killed two people and injured two others at a primary school in central China on Wednesday, the latest such attack to hit the country in recent years. Two injured primary school students have been sent to hospital with no danger to their lives, the government of ...

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UK police probe Manchester knifings as ‘terrorist’ attack

MANCHESTER: A British police probe into a triple stabbing at a Manchester railway station on New Year’s Eve which injured three people is now being treated as “a terrorist investigation”, the city’s top officer said on Tuesday. Counter-terrorism officials have arrested a man who remains in police custody, and are searching ...

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Knife-wielding woman stabs 14 kindergarten children in China

XINSHIJI: At least 14 kindergarten children sustained injuries after a woman stormed into a school in China’s Chongqing and stabbed them with a kitchen knife. The knife attack occurred early morning on Friday in Xinshiji Kindergarten in Banan District of China’s southwestern city of Chongqing. The children were returning from ...

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Afghan national Paris knife attacker charged

PARIS: An Afghan national who left seven people, including two British tourists, badly injured after he attacked them with a knife and an iron bar in a popular Paris area has been charged with attempted murder and detained, a judicial source said. The suspect, aged 30, has been held since ...

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7 wounded including 2 British tourists in Paris knife attack

PARIS: Seven people including two British tourists were wounded Sunday in Paris after they were attacked by a man armed with a knife and an iron bar, according to police and other sources. A source close to the inquiry said the suspect, believed to be an Afghan national, has been ...

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