United Kingdom

UK man who rammed van into mosque sentenced to life

One person was killed and several others wounded when Osborne drove a vehicle into a group of people outside a mosque.

Finsbury Park attacker Darren Osborne jailed for life

Asia

Pakistan police arrest suspected rapist, killer of girl

A Suspect has been arrested in the case of seven-year-old Zainab, who was raped and murdered in Kasur.

United States

Parents charged with chaining 13 children in California home

Police say the children were found malnourished and unwashed, with some chained to their beds.

US & Canada

US: Rockford police 'building bridges not busting heads’

Police in Rockford, Illinois are responding with a unique approach to crime fighting.

Mexico

Mexico confronts surge in violence against women

Facing crisis of gender-based violence, Puebla city classifies murders of more than 90 women this year as acts of femicide.

Mexico

Mexico records highest homicide rate in 20 years

At least 23,000 people killed over the past year, giving the Central American nation its highest annual homicide rate in two decades.

Nigeria

'I felt so dehumanised': Nigerians decry police abuses

Calls grow for scrapping police investigation branch amid accusations of unlawful arrests, torture and even murder.

Nigerians want police's SARS force scrapped

Colombia

Colombia's Gulf Clan calls for peace

Colombia's most powerful criminal gang has declared a unilateral ceasefire.

United States

Trump wants tightened immigration laws after NYC attack

Trump says US must fix its lax immigration system after NYC bombing suspect named as 27-year-old Bangladeshi immigrant.

Trump wants tightened immigration laws after NYC attack

Europe

Mafia boss Toto 'the beast' Riina dies in jail

The ruthless figurehead, seen as the boss of bosses of the Sicilian Mafia, died while serving 26 life sentences.

Mafia boss Toto 'the beast' Riina dies at 87

Africa

Tanzanian MP 'seriously wounded' after gun attack

Top opposition figure suffers multiple gunshot wounds by unknown attackers at his residence in Dodoma city.

Tanzania: Opposition MP Tundu Lissu wounded by gunmen

Asia

India hands death sentence for 1993 Mumbai blasts

Two others given life prison and one man is jailed for 10 years for bombings that killed 257 people.

Two handed death sentence for 1993 Mumbai blasts

Asia

Sri Lanka leader to shield general from war crimes case

President says he will not allow 'anyone in the world' to touch Jagath Jayasuriya after rights groups sue ex-army chief.

Sri Lanka leader to shield general from war crimes case

US & Canada

Outcry as Trump lifts military gear ban for police

Police to be given easier access to high-calibre arms and tanks as US president revives controversial scheme.

Europe

German killer nurse suspected of 84 more murders

Police say nurse convicted of murdering patients by injecting them with deadly medication may have killed scores more.

German killer nurse suspected of 84 more murders