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Town councillor among three dead in shooting in south-east Finland

One of the three women killed in a shooting overnight Sunday in Imatra in south-east Finland was the chair of the town council, police said, adding that a male suspect has been arrested.

Iranian migrant shot and wounded in Serbia

Serbian police on Saturday confirmed reports that an Iranian migrant was wounded in a shooting near the border with Hungary, state TV RTS reported.

Norway: No suspects linked to stolen gate from former Nazi camp

Norwegian police said Saturday they had no suspects linked to the find of a gate believed to have been stolen in 2014 from the former Nazi concentration camp of Dachau in Germany.

German police record 877 attacks against refugee homes this year

There have been 877 attacks against refugee homes in Germany so far in 2016, police said Saturday, suggesting that the total number will fall below the 1,031 reported for all of last year.

Christmas tree thieves in Germany drunkenly stumble into police

Two drunk Christmas tree thieves in the south-western German city of Ulm were caught red-handed when they were stopped by police officers in the early hours of Saturday.

Indonesian police release seven accused of treason

Indonesian police on Saturday released seven people, including two former generals and a rock star, a day after they were arrested on suspicion of treason and sedition.

Armed robbery at Paris travel agency ends without casualties

An armed robbery on Friday at a Paris travel agency has ended without casualties.

Gate stolen from former Nazi concentration camp "found" in Norway

German police are investigating whether a gate bearing the sign "Arbeit macht frei" (work sets you free) that was found in Norway is the one stolen in 2014 from the former Nazi concentration camp...

Six found dead in Austria in family murder-suicide

A 35-year-old woman in Austria is believed to have shot dead her mother, brother and three children, before turning the gun on herself, officials told dpa in confirming media reports.

34 arrests in Spain in tennis match-fixing probe

Spanish authorities have detained 34 people, including six players, in connection with match-fixing at lower tier tennis tournaments in Spain and Portugal, police said on Thursday.

Italian doctor-nurse couple suspected of killing at least 10 people

An Italian doctor-nurse couple arrested earlier this week in connection with 45 deaths are suspected of having killed more than 10 people during 2011-2014, media reports said Thursday citing...

Leading 'Ndrangheta Mafia boss arrested after six years on the run

A leading member of the 'Ndrangheta Mafia who was considered as one of Italy's most dangerous fugitives was arrested Thursday after more than six years on the run, police and the interior ministry...

Vietnam suspends BMW imports

Vietnam has temporarily blocked imports of all BMW vehicles in the wake of fraud allegations, local media reported Thursday.

French tourist reported killed in Australian Outback

A man reported to be a French tourist has died after being stabbed in the neck in a remote part of the Australian Outback, police said Thursday.

Fiat scion briefly detained on fake kidnap claims, US prosecutors say

A member of the Italian family that controls the car giant Fiat-Chrysler was briefly detained by New York authorities after trying to collect ransom through a fake kidnapping scheme, prosecutors...