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Woman faces Paris judge in probe of female 'terror commando'

Woman faces Paris judge in probe of female 'terror commando'

Three other women were questioned by police, after a auto packed with gas cylinders was found last Sunday close to the cathedral. Ornella G. was arrested on Tuesday in southern France with her boyfriend, who was later released. "A terrorist cell ...has been dismantled", Paris Prosecutor Francois Molins told a news conference. In yet another attempted attack on the Jewish community in France, police have found a "booby trapped" vehicle parked outside a Marseille Synagogue.


Two youths killed in Kashmir fresh violence, unrest continues

Two youths killed in Kashmir fresh violence, unrest continues

Police said the deaths occurred in two south Kashmir villages where hundreds of people took out demonstrations defying restrictions on the assembly of four or more persons. Meanwhile, after a period of over two months, the curfew that had been imposed in the Valley following the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani in an encounter, has been lifted from the whole of Kashmir even though normal life continued to remain affected.


Kashmir unrest: Rajnath chairs high-level meeting

Kashmir unrest: Rajnath chairs high-level meeting

At least 76 persons have been killed and over 12,000 injured in the violent unrest. As per the new blueprint the Army units can be handed over the responsibility of restoring peace in their area of jurisdiction and synergise their operations with paramilitary and state police force to restore order, they said.


Inmate assaults staffers at Tecumseh prison

Inmate assaults staffers at Tecumseh prison

Last April a corrections officer was taken hostage by an inmate and hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries. - Tristan Cook, Wisconsin Department of Corrections Spokesperson. In a separate discovery, a rifle cartridge was found outside. Roberts said close communication has been occurring between his office and the prisons here for a couple of weeks as authorities learned of a possible widespread institutional insurrection.


Second arrest made in slaying of University Park fire captain

Second arrest made in slaying of University Park fire captain

Officers responded to reports of a woman in the road trying to stop vehicles along an area of FM35 near Hunt County Road 2595 about 10:40 p.m., according to a news release from the Royse City Police Department. Police are also seeking a third person of interest in this case. Robert Poynter began working for University Park in 1997. He was promoted to lieutenant in April 2002, and captain in May 2012.


Croatia holds snap vote with no clear winner in sight

Croatia holds snap vote with no clear winner in sight

Croats choose a government for the second time in less than a year on Sunday, and polls predict a close outcome and another coalition that lacks a clear mandate to push through painful cuts and restructuring being urged by European authorities.