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Four, including a child, killed as car hits pedestrians in Melbourne

A young child is among four people killed in the Australian city of Melbourne on Friday when a man known to the police for domestic violence-related issues deliberately drove through a busy...

NATO logs 60 per cent increase in cyberattacks in 2016

NATO logged a 60-per-cent increase in cyberattacks in 2016 compared to the previous year, the organization said on Thursday, noting that its experts responded to roughly 500 incidents each month...

Two remanded in custody over assassination of Russia envoy in Turkey

Two people have been remanded in custody over the assassination last month of the Russian ambassador to Ankara, Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency reported on Thursday.

Five killed in shooting in Mexico after music festival

A shooting early Monday at a Mexican beach disco where people had gathered at the end of a music festival killed five people and injured 15, according to police.

Mafia boss captured in Italy after two years on the run

A Mafia boss was arrested in Italy on Sunday after being on the run since 2014.

Six charged in Kardashian West jewellery heist case in Paris

Six people were handed preliminary charges Friday in the armed robbery of reality television and social media celebrity Kim Kardashian West, the Paris prosecutor's office said.

Cologne police: Only few New Year's suspects were so-called 'Nafris'

Cologne police have corrected their statement on the nationalities of men checked by police during New Year's Eve festivities, almost two weeks after falsely reporting that they were mainly North...

Acid attack on Italian beauty queen puts her eyesight at risk

Doctors on Thursday were struggling to save the eyesight of a former Miss Italy finalist after an ex-boyfriend threw acid in her face, Italian news agency ANSA reported.

Anti-state extremist carrying 'fantasy ID' resists arrest in Germany

A wanted member of Germany's Reichsbuerger movement, which does not recognize the authority of the modern German state, presented police with a 'fantasy ID card' upon his arrest near Frankfurt,...

Police in Italy and Germany bust migrant smuggling ring

Italian and German police have busted a six-member ring that smuggled asylum seekers into the European Union via the Balkans, state police in the Italian city of Ancona said Wednesday.

Danish man kills wife and four children before taking his own life

A man in Denmark killed five members of his family before taking his own life, police said Tuesday.

Afghans suspected of molesting women on New Years' Eve in Austria

A group of six Afghans are suspected of having sexually harassed a number of women in Innsbruck on New Year's Eve, the city's police chief said Monday.

Seventeen arrested with links to Kardashian West heist in Paris

French police arrested 17 suspects in connection with the October robbery of US reality television and social media star Kim Kardashian West, the Paris prosecutor's office told dpa Monday.

Arrest made in shooting of US diplomat in Mexico

A man suspected of shooting a US diplomat in Mexico has been captured, Mexican and US officials said Sunday.

German police shoot knife-wielding man who charged into station

German police officers fatally shot a knife-wielding man who charged into their police station in the western city of Duisburg late Saturday.