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Armed schoolboy in tense stand-off with German police

A 14-year-old schoolboy armed with two weapons was locked in a tense stand-off with police on Tuesday after firing a shot at his school in southern Germany, authorities said.

The boy, who has not be

Gunman opens fire at Oakland Christian university


A suspect was detained Monday in a shooting attack at an Oakland Christian university that sources said has left at least five people dead.

Law enforcement sources close to the investigation told The

Indian among those killed in Oakland shooting incident


A 38-year-old Sikkimese was among the seven killed by a disgruntled college student who carried out an execution type killing spree in a religious college in California that also left an Indian-Americ

France Islamist serial killer buried in Toulouse


Islamist gunman Mohamed Merah was buried in his hometown Toulouse on Thursday, despite a protest by the French city's mayor after the serial killer's homeland Algeria refused his corpse.

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Al-Jazeera has video of France's terror attacks


Al-Jazeera has received a video that appears to show the attacks on soldiers and a Jewish school in southwestern France from the killer's point of view, including the cries of his victims.

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French gunman's brother charged, denies role


Abdelkader Merah, brother of the Islamist gunman who killed seven people in southwest France, was was handed preliminary murder and terrorism charges on Sunday and remanded in custody, a judicial sour

French gunman's brother, girlfriend whisked to Paris intelligence HQ


The brother of an al Qaeda-inspired gunman who killed seven people was taken to Paris on Saturday for further questioning about the massacre that has raised questions about national security four week

French officials face questions over Toulouse killer


Questions were mounting on Friday over how a known Islamic extremist managed to murder seven people, including three children, in three separate attacks before being killed in a firefight.

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France shooting siege comes to an end


The siege in southern France of a self-proclaimed Al-Qaeda militant blamed for a series of deadly shootings is coming to an end, a police source said on Thursday.

French shooting suspect dead, confir

Gunman dies in hail of bullets as French siege ends


A 23-year-old gunman who said al-Qaeda inspired him to kill seven people in France died in a hail of bullets on Thursday as he scrambled out of a ground-floor window during a gunbattle with elite poli

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