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  • Sep 22, 2014
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Seven killed in fresh clashes in Malaysian Borneo

Five Malaysian policemen and two gunmen died in a fresh clash on Borneo as fears mounted that violence linked to a deadly standoff with Filipino intruders had spread to other areas, police said on Sunday.

Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

Suspected killer declares war on LAPD

A massive manhunt was under way in Southern California for a sacked policeman accused of three murders, who declared war on law-enforcement officers and their families in a rambling internet manifesto.

9 Feb 2013 - 4:52am

Gunmen kill nine police, villagers in central Philippines

About 20 gunmen sprayed the victims’ truck with automatic weapon fire before dawn in the foothills of Mount Kanlaon in Negros Occidental province, firing nearly 300 rounds of ammunition. 

27 Jan 2013 - 1:43pm

Guns go off by accident at US weapons shows, five injured

Accidental gunfire at three gun shows around the United States on Saturday left five injured, authorities said.

20 Jan 2013 - 11:14am

Italian diplomat in Benghazi escapes gun attack on car

Italy’s consul to Benghazi in eastern Libya escaped unscathed after an attack on his bulletproof car in the city on Saturday, Italian news agency ANSA and local security sources reported.

13 Jan 2013 - 11:47am

Suspected accomplice held over Philippines gun rampage

A man accused of helping a gunman kill seven people and wound 12 others has been detained as police investigate the motive for the drug-fuelled rampage, officials said yesterday.

6 Jan 2013 - 3:15am

Gunman shoots three people dead in Swiss village

Three people were killed and two wounded late on Wednesday when a gunman opened fire in the Swiss village of Daillon, Swiss police said on Thursday.

The suspect threatened police when they tried to arrest him, and officers shot and wounded him before taking him into custody, police of the Swiss canton of Valais said in a statement. No police officers were wounded.

3 Jan 2013 - 5:15pm

Briefs, December 20, 2012

A Thai deputy prime minister has been charged in connection with the export to China of 100 tigers, an endangered species protected by international law. Plodprasop Suraswadi approved the export of tigers from Sriracha Tiger Zoo - a popular tourist attraction a few hours from Bangkok - to a Chinese breeding firm in 2002. 

20 Dec 2012 - 3:28am

Briefs, December 3, 2012

Shooting instructor kills two at noisy party

3 Dec 2012 - 4:24am

Shot Mauritanian leader Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz returns home

Thousands of supporters welcomed Mauritania's President Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz back from France, where he spent more than a month recovering after being shot by a soldier in what officials insist was an accident.

Crowds of well-wishers lined up along the three kilometres of road between Nouakchott airport and the presidential palace.

26 Nov 2012 - 4:26am