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Jul 18, 2016

Dhaka police nab four who rented property on sly to cafe attackers

Police in Dhaka on Saturday arrested three people and another on Sunday, including a university professor, for failing to register information about tenants renting property who later attacked a cafe in the city, killing 20 people. Gias Uddin Ahsan, a professor at North South ...

Jul 17, 2016

Pakistani model's brother says he killed her 'to protect family honor'

The brother of slain Pakistani model Qandeel Baloch on Sunday confessed to strangling her to death for “family honor” because she posted “shameful” pictures on Facebook. Baloch, who had become a social media celebrity in recent months, stirred controversy by posting pictures online taken ...

Neighbors describe Nice truck attack suspect

Jul 15, 2016

Neighbors describe Nice truck attack suspect

Neighbors of the man suspected to have killed scores of people in a truck attack on the Nice seafront described him Friday as a loner with no visible religious affiliation, as forensic experts searched his flat. About a dozen neighbors of the man, named ...

Jul 15, 2016

Gun disclosure plays key role in Castile case

The final moments before Philando Castile was killed by a police officer during a traffic stop in suburban St. Paul revolved around a gun he was licensed to carry, trained to use safely and instructed to tell authorities about when stopped. But just how ...

Jul 14, 2016

U.S. State Department deems Russian Islamic State pair 'global terrorists'

The U.S. State Department named two Russians allied to the Islamic State group as “Specially Designated Global Terrorists” Wednesday, including a Chechen militant tied to deadly attacks in Moscow. The State Department said Aslan Avgazarovich Byutukaev, also known as Amir Khamzat, is the Islamic ...

Jul 13, 2016

Spike in Egypt disappearances: Amnesty International

Egypt’s police have been implicated in an “unprecedented spike” in enforced disappearances since early 2015 aimed at quashing dissent, Amnesty International said in a report Wednesday. “Enforced disappearance has become a key instrument of state policy in Egypt. Anyone who dares to speak out ...