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Suspect arrested after 8 hurt in Munich knife rampage

The man attacked people with his knife at random, causing light injuries to eight people: a 12-year-old boy, six men and one woman, said Andrae.
October 22, 2017
"It's time to declare independence," said Jordi Balta, a 28-year-old stationery shop employee, adding there was no longer any room for dialogue.
October 22, 2017
The prosecutor's office in Paris said that the group formed by Nisin "had plans to commit violent actions with vague outlines".
October 22, 2017
A recent flurry of drone strikes in the lawless region near the border with Pakistan's tribal areas has also seen dozens of militants killed.
October 22, 2017
Russia could decide to use its veto to block the draft resolution and effectively shut down the investigation of deadly gas attacks in Syria.
October 18, 2017
But EU leaders and officials insist that London needs to translate the goodwill into detailed commitments.
October 18, 2017
The UN envoy said last month he hopes to convene a new round of Syria talks in Geneva in the coming weeks.
October 18, 2017
A police manhunt was underway Wednesday for a gunman who stormed a suburban Maryland business park, killing three people and injuring two others before escaping.
October 18, 2017
If the initial talks Wednesday go well, all sides will meet jointly on Friday to launch negotiations that could form a government by perhaps January in the biggest EU economy.
October 18, 2017
"These events have a clear psychological impact on adults, children and teenagers -- all ages," says psychoanalyst Jose Ramon Ubieto.
October 18, 2017
"We've gone from 37 dead to 41," civil protection agency spokeswoman Patricia Gaspar told AFP.
October 18, 2017
California fire officials said they had made good progress fighting the fires over the weekend and a forecast of rain this week could further help their efforts.
October 17, 2017
Across the border in Northern Ireland, Belfast airport also saw extensive delays and cancellations.
October 17, 2017
"We're not taking sides, but we don't like the fact that they're clashing," Trump told journalists. "We've had for many years a very good relationship with the Kurds.
October 17, 2017
No prominent political figures were seen at the shrine early Tuesday.
October 17, 2017
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson denied that Donald Trump's threat to tear up the Iran nuclear deal had weakened America's chance of reining in North Korea through diplomacy.
October 16, 2017
Alexandra Novosseloff of the International Peace Institute, a think tank, said that sits well with the Russians and Chinese who "rush in to fill the void left by the Americans."
October 16, 2017
Video circulating online shows distressed passengers wearing oxygen masks with an alarm blaring and AirAsia staff calling for people to assume the brace position.
October 16, 2017
Met Eireann issued a nationwide "status red" alert and warned of "potential risk to lives" when the storm hits daytime Monday.
October 16, 2017
Pushing far-right themes, the ambitious politician wants to cut benefits for all foreigners and shut Islamic kindergartens.
October 15, 2017
EU leaders are set to extend an olive branch to British Prime Minister Theresa May at a summit in Brussels this week in a bid to break a deadlock in Brexit negotiations.
October 15, 2017
Donald Trump has gambled with US diplomatic credibility by attacking an Iran nuclear deal that his European allies cherish as a benchmark for international cooperation.
October 15, 2017
Under a hot afternoon sun workers scrub down cows at the Allahabad Military Farm, the latest hangover of India's colonial past being forced into the 21st century.
October 15, 2017
The people of Pakistani Kashmir are sitting on a treasure chest: Millions of rubies, estimated to be worth up to half a billion dollars, are lying beneath them.
October 15, 2017
In western Brazil's Amazon, the very people tasked with looking after the world's greatest rainforest are themselves wondering if they have a future.
October 15, 2017
The report in the New England Journal of Medicine is the first full account of a large-scale effort to test what could be the first vaccine against Ebola.
October 12, 2017
The security software firm Kaspersky has become the focal point in an escalating conflict in cyberspace between the United States and Russia.
October 12, 2017
The country is in the midst of its worst political crisis in a generation after separatists in the wealthy northeastern region voted in a banned referendum on October 1 to split from Spain.
October 12, 2017
At least 37 people were killed and another 40 are missing as floods and landslides ravaged northern and central Vietnam, disaster officials said Thursday.
October 12, 2017
It gave Iran sanctions relief in exchange for curbs on its nuclear program in a bid to prevent it from developing nuclear weapons.
October 12, 2017