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German train stabbing: De Maiziere warns of lone attacks

German train stabbing: De Maiziere warns of lone attacks

Image copyright None Image caption IS released the video on Tuesday Germans should be prepared for further attacks carried out by small groups and radicalised “lone wolves”, Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere has warned. Five people were wounded, two critically, by a 17-year-old who went on the rampage on a train in the southern state […]

Brussels man surrounded in ‘bomb alert’

Media captionPolice say they have the suspect under control Police in Brussels say they have surrounded a man who was behaving suspiciously and wearing a heavy winter coat with protruding wires. A large police operation is underway near Place de la Monnaie in the centre of the Belgian capital. The bomb squad is present. Shops […]

Top HSBC manager ‘arrested in New York’

Top HSBC manager ‘arrested in New York’

Image copyright Getty Images A senior HSBC executive has reportedly been arrested in New York for his alleged role in a conspiracy to rig international currency markets. Mark Johnson, HSBC’s global head of foreign exchange cash trading in London, was arrested at John F. Kennedy International airport on Tuesday, according to media reports. HSBC was […]

Turkey coup arrests hit 6,000 as Erdogan roots out ‘virus’

Turkey coup arrests hit 6,000 as Erdogan roots out ‘virus’

Image copyright EPA Image caption Funerals have been taking place for those killed during the coup attempt Arrests in Turkey after Friday’s failed coup have risen to around 6,000, with President Erdogan vowing to purge state bodies of the “virus” that caused it. At a funeral for one of the victims, Mr Erdogan again blamed […]

Qandeel Baloch case: Brother held for Pakistan celebrity’s murder

Qandeel Baloch case: Brother held for Pakistan celebrity’s murder

Image copyright AFP Image caption Qandeel Baloch’s brother, Waseem (R), reportedly said he drugged and strangled his sister The brother of Pakistani social media celebrity Qandeel Baloch has been arrested for her murder. The brother, Waseem, 25, was arrested in Dera Ghazi Khan in central Pakistan on Saturday night. The Dawn newspaper said he had […]

Nice attack: Driver ‘researched route’ earlier in week

Nice attack: Driver ‘researched route’ earlier in week

Image copyright AP Image caption Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel was shot dead after ramming his lorry into crowds The Tunisian man who drove his lorry into crowds of people in Nice researched the route in the days before the attack, French media have reported. The reports say Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel drove through the seafront promenade area of the […]

‘Three US police shot’ in Baton Rouge

‘Three US police shot’ in Baton Rouge

Authorities in Louisiana say three police officers have been shot in Baton Rouge, US media report This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest version. If you want to receive Breaking News alerts via email, or on a smartphone or tablet via […]

Nice attack: 50 people ‘between life and death’, says Hollande

Media captionNice attack: Footage of final gun battle Fifty people injured in the Bastille Day attack in Nice are in a critical condition “between life and death”, President Francois Hollande has said. At least 84 people died, including more than 10 children, after a lorry crushed them along 2km (1.2 miles) of the Promenade des […]

India ‘gold man’ battered to death

India ‘gold man’ battered to death

Image copyright Press Trust of India Image caption Datta Phuge was a money lender An Indian man who bought one of the world’s most expensive shirts made entirely of gold has been allegedly battered to death, police said. Datta Phuge shot to the limelight in 2013 when he bought a shirt made with more than […]

Nice attack: Gingrich wants ‘Sharia test’ for US Muslims

Nice attack: Gingrich wants ‘Sharia test’ for US Muslims

Image copyright AP Image caption Mr Gingrich says US Muslims who believe in Sharia should be deported Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich has suggested testing all US Muslims to see if they believe in Sharia law, and deporting those who do. Sharia is a legal code based on the Koran and other Islamic scriptures. Mr […]