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08/18/2017 12:51 AM | Police: Spain suspects were preparing bigger attack
Suspects in Spain's twin terror attacks were preparing an even bigger assault but were thwarted in their plans and forced to act quickly, police say.

08/18/2017 12:50 AM | Several stabbed in Finnish city
Several people have been stabbed in the southwestern Finnish city of Turku police said after shooting a suspect.

08/18/2017 12:10 AM | Italian father killed in front of young kids in Barcelona attack
A man who was one of two Italians killed in the Barcelona attack died in front of his wife and two young children, who narrowly escaped harm when a van ploughed into tourists.

08/17/2017 09:38 PM | Night of eerie silence in Barcelona after 'ISIS' car rampage
In Barcelona's old town, dozens of stunned tourists dressed in shorts and T-shirts, have stood behind security tape in the early hours, witnesses to the shocking attack on the famous boulevard of Las Ramblas.

08/17/2017 09:12 PM | Philippines war on drugs escalates
Police have killed at least 13 people in Manila on the third night of an escalation in President Rodrigo Duterte's ruthless war on drugs, taking the death toll for one of the bloodiest weeks so far to 80.

08/17/2017 08:23 PM | Uber wins ruling in bid to keep price-fix suit out of court
Uber may be able to force a feud over price-fixing claims into private arbitration, a New York appeals panel ruled in a victory for the firm’s efforts to settle disputes out of court.

08/17/2017 08:15 PM | Saudi Arabia reopens border to Qatari pilgrims despite tensions
Qatari hajj pilgrims have begun crossing into Saudi Arabia after Riyadh reopened the border in a move that Doha welcomed, but saw as "politically motivated".

08/17/2017 07:18 PM | Samurai sword attack outside Taiwan presidential office
A samurai sword-wielding attacker carrying the national flag of China has slashed a military police guard outside Taiwan's presidential office, authorities say.

08/17/2017 06:41 PM | Here's what we know about the Spain attacks
At least 13 people were killed and more than 100 others injured after drivers slammed into pedestrians in two quick-succession, separate attacks on Barcelona's most popular street and in another busy Spanish seaside city.

08/17/2017 05:55 PM | Making self-driving cars safe for pedestrians
Whether you're at a crosswalk or a traffic light, most pedestrians realise the importance of making eye contact with the drivers of approaching cars. That’s not going to be possible with autonomous cars...

08/17/2017 05:41 PM | Trump memoir ghostwriter predicts US leader will resign
The ghostwriter who penned Donald Trump's 1987 memoir "The Art of the Deal" thinks the US president will throw in the towel before the end of his term.

08/17/2017 04:39 PM | Spanish police kill 5 suspects linked to Barcelona attack
Spanish police have shot and killed five people carrying bomb belts who were connected to the Barcelona van attack that killed 13 people. ISIS has claimed responsibility.

08/17/2017 04:29 PM | Wildfires trap 2 000 villagers in Portugal
Forest fires have cut off a village of 2 000 people in Portugal, as firefighters struggled to control two major blazes in the centre of the country, local officials say.

08/17/2017 04:10 PM | Backlash as anti-Muslim senator wears burqa in Australian parliament
An Australian senator has provoked an angry backlash from lawmakers by wearing a burqa in Parliament as part of her campaign for a national ban on Islamic face covers.

08/17/2017 03:04 PM | 10-year-old India rape victim gives birth to baby girl
A 10-year-old rape victim whose plea for an abortion was rejected by India's Supreme Court has given birth to a baby girl, a doctor said Thursday.

08/17/2017 02:04 PM | Seven injured in second Spain car rampage
Seven people were hurt when "alleged terrorists" drove into pedestrians in the Spanish seaside resort of Cambrils before being shot dead by security forces, just hours after a similar attack in nearby Barcelona.

08/17/2017 06:42 AM | ISIS claims its 'soldiers' carried out Barcelona attack
Barcelona's most famous street was packed with tourists when a van drove into the crowds on a sunny Thursday afternoon, leaving scenes of carnage and panic.

08/17/2017 04:41 AM | Barcelona 'terror attack' leaves 13 dead, over 50 injured
At least 13 people have been killed and over 50 injured when a driver ploughed a van into pedestrians on a busy street in Barcelona popular with tourists, the region's interior minister said.

08/17/2017 03:09 AM | Police say Barcelona van crash a 'terrorist attack’
A van has reportedly crashed into dozens of people in Las Ramblas in Barcelona.

08/16/2017 10:59 PM | Man dies trying to spread father's ashes in lake
A US man has died on a boating trip he was taking to pour his father's ashes into Lake Superior.