French mother gets 9 years in prison for killing 8 newborns

A Frenchwoman accused of killing eight of her newborns over more than a decade has been sentenced to nine years in prison after a dramatic murder trial.

French woman accused of seducing, poisoning elderly men

 A French woman was charged and remanded in custody on Monday accused of seducing and killing an elderly man and poisoning three others on the French Riviera.

France beheading suspect confesses to killing: Source close to probe
France beheading suspect confesses to killing: Source close to probe

 The man suspected of decapitating his boss in an attack on a gas factory in France has confessed to the grisly crime, sources close to the investigation said Sunday.

Al-Qaeda confirms top commander killed in US strike

Al-Qaeda has confirmed that its second-in-command, the chief of its powerful Yemeni branch, was killed in a US drone strike, in the heaviest blow to the jihadist network since the death of Osama bin Laden.

Palestinian killed by Israeli jeep in West Bank

An Israeli army jeep struck and killed a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank on Sunday, with the military and locals giving conflicting accounts of the circumstances.

Gunmen kill 20 bus passengers in Pakistan attack

Gunmen disguised as members of the Pakistani security forces killed at least 20 passengers late on Friday after forcing them off buses travelling from the western city of Quetta to Karachi on the southern coast, officials said.

Clashes with police kill 2 lawyers in Pak; Sharif orders probe

At least two lawyers were killed today in clashes with police when an anti-encroachment drive turned violent in Punjab province's Daska city, forcing authorities to deploy paramilitary forces to contain the unrest.

Afghan official says suicide bombing kills at least 5

A suicide truck bomb exploded in a southern Afghan province today, killing at least five people and wounding 62, authorities said.

Cleveland protests erupt after officer found not guilty in fatal shooting of two unarmed suspects

A Cleveland police officer was found not guilty on Saturday in the shooting deaths of an unarmed black man and a woman after a high-speed car chase in 2012, one in a series of cases that have raised questions over police conduct and race relations in the United States.

One killed in Nepal storm

 At least one person was killed and several injured in Nepal`s capital Kathmandu on Saturday after strong winds along with a brief spell of rain rattled the city, including the people living in open spaces due to fear of earthquake aftershocks.

Police implicated in Mexico mayoral candidate killing

A town police chief in Mexico is allegedly linked to the recent murder of a candidate for mayor in the state of Michoacan, state prosecutors say.

Slovenian doctor accused of killing seven patients

A Slovenian doctor was in custody on Thursday on suspicion of having killed at least seven terminally ill patients, authorities said.

Man kills daughter to marry his neighbour

A man allegedly killed his 11-year-old daughter in south-west Delhi's Baba Haridas Nagar as he considered her to be an obstacle in marrying his neighbour with whom he was having an illicit relationship, police said on Tuesday.

Sofia Vergara's ex says keeping embryos frozen is same as killing them
Sofia Vergara's ex says keeping embryos frozen is same as killing them

Sofia Vergara's former fiance Nick Loeb has said that he believes that her desire to keep the embryos they created together frozen is same as having an abortion.

Two arrested for killing 13-yr-old boy in Delhi

Delhi Police have arrested two youths, including a juvenile, for allegedly abducting and killing a 13-year-old boy in Shahdara of North East Delhi.

Japan faces scrutiny over failed hostage negotiations
Japan faces scrutiny over failed hostage negotiations

 Japan`s failure to rescue two hostages beheaded by Islamic State militants has raised doubts about its ability to handle an international crisis, as the country reels from news of journalist Kenji Goto`s killing.

Asaram witness killing: Deceased's father demands CBI inquiry

 The father of the slain witness in the sexual assault case against self-styled godman Asaram has demanded a CBI inquiry into his son's murder.

Obama `unconditionally` condemns New York police killings

US President Barack Obama on Sunday "unconditionally" condemned the killing of two uniformed New York police officers who were gunned down in their patrol car in Brooklyn by a lone gunman.

Ludhiana: Women kills her singer husband and buries him in house

Ludhiana police has arrested a woman for killing her singer husband and burying him in their house.

Oscar Pistorius did not `throw wobbly` over appeal: Lawyer
Oscar Pistorius did not `throw wobbly` over appeal: Lawyer

Oscar Pistorius`s lawyer denied Friday that the jailed athlete had "thrown a wobbly" after learning he could face a much harsher punishment for killing his girlfriend.