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December 17, 2017 12:00 AM Florida man jailed for 15 years for vandalising mosque

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.,A man who vandalized a Florida mosque in January 2016 and left a raw slab of bacon on its doorstep was sentenced to 15 years in prison on a hate crime conviction, a state attorney´s spokesman said on Wednesday. Michael Wolfe, 37, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to criminal mischief to a place of worship in a case considered a felony hate crime 1

December 17, 2017 12:00 AM Billionaire founder of Canada drug firm in ‘suspicious’ death

OTTAWA: Canada´s global pharmaceutical giant Apotex has confirmed the death of its billionaire founder Barry Sherman, after police reported two “suspicious” deaths at the couple´s upscale Toronto home. Police did not identify the victims, who were found on Friday, but Canadian media named them as Sherman and his wife Honey, prominent Canadians whose

December 17, 2017 12:00 AM Schiphol knifeman was ‘confused’: Dutch police

THE HAGUE: A knife-wielding man who was shot and wounded by Dutch military police after bursting into their office at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport was "confused" a spokesman said on Saturday, adding that it was not terror related. The incident on Friday triggered panic on the airport’s vast plaza, which is criss-crossed by thousands of people every day making 1

December 16, 2017 12:00 AM Palestinian shot, injured in Ramallah

RAMALLAH: A Palestinian in pretext of a suicide bomber shot injured by Israeli border police in the occupied West Bank on Friday, AFP photos showed. The man seemed to attack the police during clashes near a military checkpoint on the outskirts of the town of Ramallah. He was wearing what looked like a suicide vest, though it was unclear whether it was operational

December 16, 2017 12:00 AM Catholics detained singing Xmas carols in Indian state

NEW DELHI: Indian police detained dozens of Catholics singing Christmas carols for allegedly trying to convert people, officials said Friday, as fears grow over religious freedom in the South Asian nation. Police said 32 people were detained for trying to convert people to Christianity in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh late Thursday, with a leading

December 16, 2017 12:00 AM Top cleric against disbanding of Iraq’s Hashed

KARBALA, Iraq: Iraq’s most revered Shiite cleric, Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, on Friday opposed calls to disband a controversial paramilitary force which was instrumental in defeating the Islamic State group in the country. Iraq is “always in desperate need of heroic men who have backed up the army and federal police and who fought alongside them on different

December 16, 2017 12:00 AM One killed in Charsadda clash

CHARSADDA: A man was killed and another sustained bullet injuries as rivals traded fire in Rajar area here on Friday, police said. Kalimullah told the police that the rivals Liaqat, Taseer and Sherullah opened fire on them as he and his brother Tahirullah, a junior commissioned officer in Frontier Corps (FC), came out of their house in Rajar area. The police

December 16, 2017 12:00 AM Two killed, four injured in Haripur road accident

HARIPUR: Two passengers were killed and four women sustained injuries when a speeding van collided with a motorcar near Jhari Kas, some 8 km from here, on Friday. Eyewitnesses and police said that a family was traveling towards Jhari Kas from Haripur city by their motorcar when a recklessly driven van collided with it near Qureshi More, killing car driver

December 15, 2017 12:00 AM Jirga opposes Fata-KP merger

JAMRUD: A jirga of tribal maliks on Thursday opposed the merger of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Speaking at a jirga here, Malik Manan Mulagori, Malik Salahuddin, Malik Bahadur Shah, Malik Nadir Khan and others said that they would oppose introduction of corrupt police system in Fata. They announced that fine would

December 15, 2017 12:00 AM 17 kilogram hashish seized in Nowshera

NOWSHERA: The police claimed to have seized 17 kilograms of hashish and arrested the drug-trafficker during checking in Risalpur on Thursday. The police sources said that acting on a tip-off, a police party led by Station House Officer Ayub Khan signalled a vehicle (ARV-835) to stop near Railway crossing in the limits of the Risalpur Police Station