News WrapGet Handpicked Stories from our editors directly to your mailbox

Knife attack

20 injured in Beijing school attack

According to a former school maintenance worker, the attack was carried out by a former temporary janitor at the school who was angry at not having passed his probation.

Jan 08, 2019, 14:40 PM IST

YSR Congress smells conspiracy in attack on Jagan Mohan Reddy, protests erupt in Andhra Pradesh

YSR Congress party has alleged a conspiracy behind the knife attack on its party chief Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy at the Visakhapatnam airport on Thursday afternoon.

Oct 25, 2018, 16:21 PM IST

China executes man who killed 9 children in knife attack to vent frustration

Zhao Zewei was sentenced to death in July after a court found him guilty of murder following the April 27 stabbing attack at a high school in Mizhi county. 

Sep 27, 2018, 12:29 PM IST

Man stabs several passengers on bus in Germany's Luebeck, arrested

Earlier, police in the state of Schleswig-Holstein, where Luebeck is located, tweeted that there was a major police deployment underway in the city.

Jul 20, 2018, 19:21 PM IST

Parents protest against Lucknow school over knife attack on class 1 student, UP CM Yogi Adityanath visits victim

The class 1 student who was injured in Brightland School in Lucknow on Wednesday was attacked with a kitchen knife allegedly by a senior school girl. The police have sent the hair of the girl, found on the body of the child, for DNA test. 

Jan 18, 2018, 14:23 PM IST

Man with knife attacks 4 people in Munich; arrest made

A man with a knife attacked four people in Munich on Saturday and then fled, police said.

Oct 21, 2017, 18:16 PM IST

Knife-wielding man attacks soldier in Paris

A knife-wielding man attacked a soldier in Paris on Friday, the latest assault to raise questions over whether France`s anti-terror patrols are a target for extremists.

Sep 15, 2017, 15:56 PM IST

Knife attacker in Russian city wounds 8, shot by police

A knife attacker stabbed eight people on the street in Russia`s far northern city of Surgut before being shot by police, investigators said Saturday.

Aug 19, 2017, 15:18 PM IST

Knife attack: Tennis player Petra Kvitova out for six months after surgery

Aged 26, the hard-hitting left-hander rose to world number two in 2011 when she won the first of her two Wimbledon singles titles, and has been a mainstay of the top 10 virtually ever since. 

Dec 22, 2016, 06:40 AM IST

Petra Kvitova: Two-time Wimbledon champion undergoes hand surgery following knife attack, full recovery expected

Kvitova had said on social media before undergoing surgery that the attack by an individual with a knife on Tuesday had left her "shaken, but fortunate to be alive".

Dec 21, 2016, 07:42 AM IST

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova undergoes surgery after knife attack

She is also recovering from a stress fracture to her foot which has ruled her out of the Hopman Cup starting on January 1.

Dec 20, 2016, 23:53 PM IST

Security beefed up at Dhaka airport after knife attack

Security at Dhaka`s Hazrat Shahjalal International airport was beefed up on Monday following a knife attack that left a security guard dead and three other security personnel injured.

Nov 07, 2016, 17:04 PM IST

One dead, three injured in Bangladesh airport knife attack

A security guard was killed and three others were injured in a stabbing attack on Sunday night at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Bangladesh capital Dhaka.

Nov 07, 2016, 02:54 AM IST

Indian jailed for killing pregnant girlfriend in New Zealand

An Indian student who killed his pregnant girlfriend in a frenzied knife attack in New Zealand after she told him the baby was not his was sentenced to life imprisonment today.

Oct 05, 2016, 01:40 AM IST

Islamic State claims responsibility for Minnesota mall attack

The man made references to Allah and asked at least one person if they were Muslim before he assaulted them at the Crossroads Center mall in St Cloud on Saturday.

Sep 19, 2016, 09:32 AM IST

Teenager killed in knife fight in Australia

A 16-year-old boy was killed and six injured early on Sunday in a knife fight at a party in Sydney city in Australia, police said.

Aug 07, 2016, 13:31 PM IST

Man charged with US tourist murder after London knife attack

A man has been charged with the murder of a US tourist after a knife attack in London earlier this week.

Aug 06, 2016, 02:26 AM IST

Woman killed in mass stabbing in central London's Russell Square; security tightened

One woman was killed and five others were injured in a mass stabbing in central London's Russell Square on Wednesday night, police said.

Aug 04, 2016, 11:58 AM IST

One dead in London stabbing spree, possible terror link

A woman was killed and five people injured in a knife attack in central London Wednesday which police said they are investigating for possible terrorist links.

Aug 04, 2016, 08:25 AM IST

London police say knife attack leaves 1 dead, 5 hurt

London police say a woman has died and five others were injured in a knife attack in a central part of the city.

Aug 04, 2016, 07:38 AM IST