Manchester stabbings suspect may have mental problems as UK terrorism probe ongoing

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – A 25-year-old man suspected of stabbing three people with a kitchen knife at Manchester Victoria train station on New Year’s Eve was being held and assessed for mental health issues on Tuesday, police said. Greater Manchester Police were, however, continuing to investigate the attack because of suspected links to terrorism, they said in a statement. A […]

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UK counter-terrorism police investigate stabbings in Manchester

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – British counter-terrorism police are investigating stabbings at Manchester Victoria train station that left three people injured, including a police officer, on New Year’s Eve, the Greater Manchester Police said. Police were, however, keeping an open mind as there was no intelligence suggesting a wider threat, the Greater Manchester Police said in a statement posted on Twitter. […]

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UAE court upholds 10-year jail sentence of rights activist Mansoor

DUBAI (Reuters) – A court in the United Arab Emirates upheld on Monday a 10-year jail sentence against pro-democracy campaigner Ahmed Mansoor for criticizing the government on social media, two sources said on Monday. The state security court’s ruling against Mansoor, who prior to his imprisonment had been one of a tiny number of publicly active rights campaigners in the […]

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Snooki Shares Security Video in Defense of JWoww Amid Roger Drama: Watch

Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi still has Jenni “JWoww” Farley’s back. After Roger Mathews claimed that his estranged wife is keeping him from their two children, the Jersey Shore star released a video of Farley speaking to the police about the situation. “I don’t want to do that to him. He should be allowed to see them,” an emotional Farley, 32, says […]

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Perp walk of security guard who ‘murdered Miami woman in her Airbnb’

Video shows the moment security guard, 32, accused of murdering Miami woman in her Airbnb is perp-walked in handcuffs by Costa Rica police Newly-released footage shows officers escorting 32-year-old Bismark Espinosa Martinez to a police van in handcuffs on Tuesday in San Jose  Costa Rican authorities say Martinez is behind the murder of Carla Stefaniak, 36 Stefaniak’s body was discovered […]

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Security Minister warns No Deal Brexit could make it harder to keep terrorists and criminals 'out of UK'

In a speech Ben Wallace insisted Britain would have stronger borders under the PM’s plans saying “when we get our borders back I will be able to do things I can’t do now, I can exclude people”. But speaking to law enforcement and security leaders he said leaving the EU without a deal would make it “hard to do our job” […]

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France says puts 30 jihadists "out of action" in Mali

PARIS (Reuters) – French forces have “put out of action” some 30 Islamist militants, possibly including veteran Malian jihadist leader Amadou Koufa, during a raid in the central Mali region of Mopti, the army said on Friday. The French army, which has about 4,500 troops in West Africa battling Islamist militants, did not specify whether the jihadists had all been […]

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Australia jails PNG man for five years for people smuggling

SYDNEY (Reuters) – An Australian court has jailed a Papua New Guinean man for five years for people smuggling after he was caught attempting to bring Chinese nationals onto an island off the far north coast of Queensland. Kolony Kala Bama was convicted on Monday of illegally transporting at least five people to Australia by boat in August last year, […]

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U.N. bemoans lack of funding for African anti-jihadist force

PARIS (Reuters) – International donors have disbursed less than half of what they had pledged for a regional force fighting to contain West African jihadists, hampering its efforts as insecurity spreads across the region, a United Nations report said. A February conference of about 50 countries including the United States, Japan and Norway pledged 415 million euros ($470 million) for […]

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Twenty-five Turkish soldiers wounded in live fire accident: defense ministry

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Twenty-five Turkish soldiers have been wounded in the southeastern province of Hakkari due to an accident that occurred while firing heavy ammunition, the Defence Ministry said on Friday, adding seven soldiers were still to be reached. The 25 wounded were transferred to hospital and are being treated, the ministry said, adding that an investigation had been launched […]

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