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ISIS Claims Attack on French Church That Left 84-Year-Old Priest Dead

(SAINTE-ETIENNE-DU-ROUVRAY, France)— Two attackers took hostages inside a French church during morning Mass on Tuesday near the city of Rouen, killing an 86-year-old priest by slitting his throat before being shot and killed by police, French officials said. ISIS claimed responsibility for the ...

Time · 7 hours ago

Japan knife attack suspect wanted disabled gone

TOKYO – An apparently disturbed man arrested in a stabbing rampage at a care facility for mentally disabled people near Tokyo on Tuesday had earlier warned authorities that he might carry out the attack, according to police and local news media. At least 19 are dead and 26 injured after the man, a ...

USA Today · 8 hours ago

Germans question the country's refugee policies

While none of the attacks are related, at least two appear to have been carried out by asylum seekers. Sunday's bombing, which killed only the attacker but injured 15 others, was carried out by a 27-year-old Syrian national in the southern city of Ansbach. The attacker's application for asylum had ...

CNN · 17 hours ago

One dead in tiger attack at China safari park

This video frame grab received from China's state broadcaster CCTV on July 25, 2016 shows a tiger (far R) attacking a passenger after she stepped out a car at Beijing Badaling Wildlife World on July 23, 2016.(Photo: CCTV, AFP/) A woman was killed by a tiger and another injured after the pair got out ...

USA Today · 30 hours ago

2 Turkish generals, former Istanbul governor detained

ANKARA, Turkey – The two generals were caught in Dubai, while the governor, Husayin Avni Mutlu, who served from 2010-2014, was detained in Istanbul, an official at the office of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on condition of anonymity in line with regulations on speaking to the press. The ... · 10 hours ago

Vietnam says it prefers bilateral talks with China on SCS

VIENTIANE, Laos – "Our consistent policy is to settle disputes through peaceful means in accordance with national laws and United Nations (conventions and laws), and we attach quite (a lot of) importance to bilateral negotiations," Le Hoai Trung told The Associated Press. "For us, all means of ... · 8 hours ago

Suicide Bombers Hit Peacekeeping Base in Somali Capital, 13 Dead-Police

Suicide bombers killed at least 13 people at the gates of the African Union's main peacekeeping base in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Tuesday, police said, in an attack claimed by the Islamist militants of al Shabaab.

New York Times · 9 hours ago

Kerry says North Korea should follow in the footsteps of Iran, end nuclear arms

VIENTIANE, Laos – Kerry, who is in the Laotian capital to attend an Asia-Pacific security conference that includes North Korea, said its actions present a very serious threat not just to this region but also to international peace and security. He said North Korea should learn from Iran, also a ... · 11 hours ago

Bangladesh Police Kill Nine Suspected Militants

(NEW DELHI) — Police in Bangladesh’s capital raided a five-story building Tuesday and killed nine suspected Islamic militants, the country’s police chief said. Inspector General of Police A.K.M. Shahidul Hoque said the raid took place in Dhaka’s Kalyanpur area and one suspect was arrested ...

Time · 15 hours ago

The Latest: WADA warns about level of insufficient testing

By Associated Press, MOSCOW — The Latest on the Rio Games (all times local to Rio de Janeiro): ___ 9 a.m. Heading into the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, the World Anti-Doping Agency has warned there is insufficient drug testing in a number of ex-Soviet countries with some of the world’s worst doping ...

Washington Post · 9 hours ago