Machete attack

France's chief rabbi says Jews should 'continue wearing kippa'

The chief rabbi of France, Haim Korsia, today rejected a call by the leader of Marseille's Jewish community for Jews in the city to stop wearing skullcaps to avoid being targeted by extremists.

Jan 13, 2016, 02:01 AM IST
US machete attacker shot dead by cops at New Orleans airport was 'mentally-ill'

US machete attacker shot dead by cops at New Orleans airport was 'mentally-ill'

A sexagenarian miscreant armed with a machete, who was shot dead after he tried to raid a security checkpoint at New Orleans international airport, is said to have been mentally ill, reports said Sunday.

Mar 22, 2015, 11:09 AM IST

At least 21 killed in machete attack in northeast Congo

At least 21 people were killed overnight in the town of Mayangose in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo by machete-wielding assailants, a civil society leader said on Wednesday.

Feb 04, 2015, 19:21 PM IST

Elderly woman beheaded in machete attack in UK

An 82-year-old woman of Italian origin was beheaded at her home here by a machete-wielding suspect who may have been inspired by videos of the Islamic State's recent gruesome killings of two captive American journalists.

Sep 05, 2014, 16:07 PM IST

Congolese warlord jailed for brutal machete attack

Congolese warlord Germain Katanga was given a 12 year sentence on Friday by the International Criminal Court for his part in an ethnically motivated attack more than a decade ago in which the victims were "carved" limb from limb.

May 23, 2014, 20:17 PM IST

Woman critical after Bangalore ATM machete attack

A woman was critical after an unidentified assailant attacked her Tuesday with a machete inside an automatic teller machine (ATM) kiosk in the city centre.

Nov 19, 2013, 22:50 PM IST

Soldier beheaded in suspected terror attack in London

In a suspected terror attack, a soldier in London on Wednesday was beheaded in broad daylight with a machete.

May 22, 2013, 23:03 PM IST