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.Sunday, 6 January, 2013, 3:15am
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
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
Shooting instructor kills two at noisy party3 Dec 2012 - 4:24am
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
An Irish nationalist acquitted earlier this year of the murder of two British soldiers in Northern Ireland was arrested on Friday in connection with the fatal shooting of a prison officer, a security source said.3 Nov 2012 - 7:31pm