Five Pakistani police officers to be charged for fatal shooting of family

Pakistani authorities have removed the commander of the counter terrorism police in the province of Punjab and will charge five police with murder over a shooting last week in which an innocent family was killed. The incident on Saturday saw counter-terrorism officials open fire on a car they said was being used by an Islamic… Read More Five Pakistani police officers to be charged for fatal shooting of family

Four arrested, charged over plot to bomb Muslim community in New York

Three men and a teenager have been arrested after planning to bomb a Muslim community in upstate New York, and investigators have recovered three homemade bombs and nearly two dozen guns, authorities said on Tuesday. The alleged plot was uncovered after a student at Odyssey Academy, a school in Greece, New York, showed a classmate… Read More Four arrested, charged over plot to bomb Muslim community in New York

Russian police arrest drunk man for attempted hijack of Aeroflot passenger plane

A drunk Russian man who unsuccessfully tried to hijack an Aeroflot passenger flight was detained by police on Tuesday after the plane made an emergency landing in Siberia, Russian investigators said. The passenger, who claimed he was armed, tried to break into the cockpit during the flight from the Siberian city of Surgut to Moscow… Read More Russian police arrest drunk man for attempted hijack of Aeroflot passenger plane

Two arrested over car bomb attack in Northern Ireland

Two men were arrested early on Sunday over a car bomb attack in Northern Ireland’s Londonderry and police were looking into whether the New IRA militant group was responsible, officers said. The men in their twenties were detained hours after the explosion on Saturday evening outside the city’s courthouse, Assistant Chief Constable Mark Hamilton told… Read More Two arrested over car bomb attack in Northern Ireland

Indonesia to release alleged mastermind of 2002 Bali bombings Abu Bakar Bashir

Abu Bakar Bashir, the radical Muslim cleric and alleged mastermind of the 2002 Bali bombings, will be granted early release from jail on humanitarian grounds, Indonesia’s president said on Friday. 81-year-old Bashir, who is considered the spiritual leader of the Islamist group Jemaah Islamiah (JI), was convicted in 2010 under anti-terrorism laws for links to… Read More Indonesia to release alleged mastermind of 2002 Bali bombings Abu Bakar Bashir

Two monks killed, two injured as gunmen attack Buddhist temple in Thailand

Unknown gunmen shot dead two Buddhist monks and injured two others in an attack at a temple in Thailand’s mainly Muslim south, the first such killing of a Buddhist monk in the restive region in more than three years. An abbot and vice abbot were killed when at least six assailants believed to be dressed… Read More Two monks killed, two injured as gunmen attack Buddhist temple in Thailand

Data breach affects hundreds of thousands of clients of Philippine financial service firm

Cebuana Lhuillier, a Philippine financial service provider, said on Saturday that the data of 900,000 clients had been accessed without authorization and that it had already alerted authorities to investigate the incident. The breach came as Philippine investigators were looking into allegations by the country’s foreign minister last week that a privately contracted firm took… Read More Data breach affects hundreds of thousands of clients of Philippine financial service firm

Twenty-one killed, dozens injured following explosion of ruptured pipeline in central Mexico

At least 21 people were killed and 71 were injured on Friday when a pipeline ruptured by suspected fuel thieves exploded in central Mexico as dozens of people tried to fill up containers, state and federal authorities said. Mexican television footage showed flames leaping into the night sky in the municipality of Tlahuelilpan, in Hidalgo… Read More Twenty-one killed, dozens injured following explosion of ruptured pipeline in central Mexico