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Vietnam seizes 125 kilos of rhino horn hidden in plaster

Vietnam seizes 125 kilos of rhino horn hidden in plaster

Fifty-five pieces of rhino horn were found encased in plaster at an airport in the Vietnamese capital, authorities said Sunday, as the country tries to crack down on sophisticated wildlife smuggling routes.

Journalist gunned down in Mexico: reports

Journalist gunned down in Mexico: reports

A journalist was murdered Tuesday in southeast Mexico, her former employer and other news outlets reported.

Six escape death sentence for rape, murder of eight-year-old Indian girl

Six escape death sentence for rape, murder of eight-year-old Indian girl

Six men were convicted Monday over the notorious 2018 gang rape and murder in India of an eight-year-old girl from a nomadic tribe that provoked horror and stoked inter-religious tensions.

Hong Kong leader refuses to scrap extradition bill despite rally

Hong Kong leader refuses to scrap extradition bill despite rally

Hong Kong's pro-Beijing leader on Monday refused to scrap a controversial plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland, a day after huge crowds came out to oppose the proposal.

'Million march': Huge Hong Kong protest against China extradition law

'Million march': Huge Hong Kong protest against China extradition law

Hong Kong witnessed the largest protest since its 1997 handover to China on Sunday as huge crowds massed against plans to allow extraditions to the mainland, a proposal that has plunged the city's pro-Beijing leaders ...

YouTuber in Spain found guilty of humiliating beggar

YouTuber in Spain found guilty of humiliating beggar

An influencer in Spain was sentenced to 15 months in jail and 20,000 euros for posting a YouTube video in which he offered a homeless man biscuits stuffed with toothpaste, a court said Friday.

Two dead, including schoolgirl, after Japan mass stabbing

Two dead, including schoolgirl, after Japan mass stabbing

Two people including a schoolgirl were stabbed to death and more than a dozen injured in Japan on Tuesday in a rampage that targeted children as they waited for a bus.

French drug smuggler sentenced to death in Indonesia

French drug smuggler sentenced to death in Indonesia

Indonesia on Monday sentenced a French drug smuggler to death by firing squad, in a shock verdict after prosecutors had asked for a long prison term.

Malta troops arrested for 'cold-blooded' migrant murder

Malta troops arrested for 'cold-blooded' migrant murder

Maltese police have arrested two soldiers for the ‘cold-blooded’ murder of an Ivorian migrant, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said on Saturday.

London anti-knife protesters target YouTube

London anti-knife protesters target YouTube

Anti-knife crime protesters smeared themselves with fake blood outside YouTube's London offices in protest at the Google company's alleged promotion of graphic content.

US reels from deadly synagogue attack

US reels from deadly synagogue attack

A teenage gunman who wrote a hate-filled manifesto opened fire at a synagogue in California on Saturday, killing one person and injuring three others including the rabbi ...

Four arrested for dramatic heist at Tirana airport

Four arrested for dramatic heist at Tirana airport

Four people have been arrested over the Hollywood-style theft of several million euros of cash on the tarmac of Tirana's airport, police said.