Knife gang tried to leave China before attack: report

Mar 5, 2014

Knife gang tried to leave China before attack: report

Attackers who launched a brutal mass knifing at a Chinese train station acted in desperation after a failed attempt to leave the country and become jihadists overseas, a Chinese official was Wednesday quoted as saying. Both Beijing and Washington have described Saturday’s attack in ...

Attack on first-graders puts kids' safety in spotlight

Jul 5, 2013

Attack on first-graders puts kids' safety in spotlight

The knife attack last week by a man on three first-grade boys near an elementary school in Nerima Ward, Tokyo, has once again raised the question of how to keep children safe. In many communities in recent years, residents and convenience store employees have ...

Jul 3, 2013

Worst nightmare for parents

The knife attack in Tokyo's Nerima Ward underscores the difficulty in preventing the realization of parents' worst nightmare when they let their kids walk to school.