A 16-year-old armed with two knives went on a stabbing and slashing spree at a high school near Pittsburgh on Wednesday, leaving as many as 20 people injured, including a school police officer who eventually subdued the boy with the help of an assistant principal, police said.
A team of daredevil parachutists and a lone teenager have triggered fears about lax security at New York’s rebuilt World Trade Center, an emblem of the city’s resilience and renewal after the horrors of 9/11.
A Briton convicted of plotting an Al-Qaeda plane bombing gave a New York court chilling new details Tuesday about a separate 2001 plan for a Malaysian pilot to blast his way into a jet’s cockpit.
Weeks after government forces launched an offensive against a base of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters, the rebel group launched retaliatory attacks on a military camp in Maguindanao Friday night, a rebel spokesman said Saturday.
Military officials on Sunday vowed to hunt down remaining splinter groups of hardline Muslim rebels after capturing their main camps in a week-long offensive.
Five people were injured Sunday when motorcycle-riding men hurled a grenade into a church in the troubled southern Philippines in a city known for Muslim rebel activity, officials said.
Police in Pakistan say three members of the country’s security forces have been killed in separate attacks in the southern city of Karachi.
Philippine communist rebels have vowed to intensify attacks against government troops and build a 25,000-strong guerrilla force, but the military mocked the target as a “dream.”
The U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan says its compound was hit by indirect fire just before dawn on Christmas Day. It says no Americans were injured.
A Harvard University student charged with masterminding a bomb hoax to get out of an exam will appear before a US court in Boston Wednesday, the district attorney’s office said.
Harvard University ordered an immediate evacuation on Monday over unconfirmed reports of explosives at four sites on the campus of the elite university in the northeastern United States.
A suicide bomber attacked a Shiite shrine in Iraq Tuesday, killing 11 people, including some people mourning seven shepherds who were shot dead earlier in the day, police and a doctor said.
By Julie Alipala
Police authorities here are investigating the attack on another school official even as they are trying to resolve October’s similar incident that wounded the president of a Christian school.