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Juventus fans hurt after crowd stampede in Turin

Juventus fans hurt after crowd stampede in Turin

AFP reporters who witnessed the scenes said the panic seemed to have been triggered by fireworks, followed by one or more people shouting that a bomb had exploded - a notion that quickly filtered through the crowd. The incident took place around 10 minutes prior to the end of the match, which Juventus lost 4-1 at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff . "It was really very bad - we really thought it was Manchester again".



Turkey's Erdogan holds talks with leaders on lowering Qatar tension

Leading Arab powers including Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates cut ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of support for Islamist militants and Iran. Qatar denied the allegations, with a Foreign Ministry statement describing them as "baseless" on Monday . In what is being termed as the biggest diplomatic crisis in the Persian Gulf region since the 1991 US -led war against Iraq, Qatar has been left all alone in the region after Arab countries, led by Saudia Arabia, cut ...


Israeli police: Arab protester shot dead in anti-police riot

Israeli police: Arab protester shot dead in anti-police riot

An Israeli policeman patrols in front of a police station that police said was stormed by hundreds of protesters during clashes which erupted overnight in the Arab town of Kafr Qassem. In addition, a general strike will take place in the Arab sector on Wednesday and demonstrations will be held at traffic intersections. In January, police shot dead a 47-year-old Arab schoolteacher they initially called a terrorist, but later acknowledged they may have erred in shooting him.



Activists investigating Ivanka brands in China arrested, missing

Li Qiang , China Labor Watch's director, told the AP that Heng had been working undercover at the Jiangxi factory since April. "Under president Xi Jinping, the Chinese government has promulgated new laws, as well as increased surveillance, to tighten control over these groups", said Maya Wang, a China researcher at Human Rights Watch.


'You got no safe place': Portland stabbing suspect rants in court

'You got no safe place': Portland stabbing suspect rants in court

Christian was allegedly drinking sangria from a large, bladder-style bag and began shouting anti-Muslim slurs once he spotted two young women on the train. The aggravated murder charges carry a maximum penalty of death. He told jailers that he has no income, no mental health issues and does not remember the last time he had a permanent address.



Sri Lankan passenger threatens to blow Malaysian Airline flight

The plane landed safely and the man was apprehended by airport security, said Malaysia Airlines . Supt Langdon said the incident was not terror-related, and the man was known to police due to his history of mental illness. Leoncelli said a group of male passengers held the man on the floor "with eight feet" on his back, legs and head. After waiting for almost an hour a half, heavily armed officers took over the plane.