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Knife-wielding man attacks schoolgirls in Japan, killing 2

A man carrying a knife in each hand and screaming “I will kill you!” attacked a group of schoolgirls near a school bus parked at a bus stop just outside …


Petra Kvitova testifies at trial of suspect in knife attack

Petra Kvitova has followed her Australian Open final appearance by returning home to the Czech Republic to testify at the trial of the man who allegedly knifed her in her …


Knife-wielding woman hurts 14 children in China kindergarten

A knife-wielding assailant injured 14 children at a kindergarten in the western Chinese city of Chongqing on Friday morning, police reported.


Man kills 2 women in Belgian knife attack; no terror motive

A man allegedly stabbed two women to death in eastern Belgium on Wednesday, authorities said, in a knife attack that the local mayor said was not terror-related.


UPDATED: Sun., May 13, 2018

French police question parents, friend of Paris attacker

Investigators are following the trail of a 20-year-old Frenchman born in Chechnya who rampaged through a festive Paris neighborhood slashing passers-by with a knife, raising anew the specter of terrorism …


UPDATED: Sat., May 12, 2018

Paris stabbings investigated as terror attack, claimed by IS

French authorities are denouncing a knife attack in central Paris that French media say left two dead including the assailant.


UPDATED: Sat., April 21, 2018

Man killed in random knife attack at California steakhouse

A homeless man who randomly stabbed a man to death as he was holding his daughter in a crowded Southern California restaurant was reported just a few hours earlier for …


UPDATED: Sun., April 8, 2018

6 detained amid ‘vague indications’ of attack at Berlin race

Six people were detained in connection with what police and prosecutors allege was a plan to carry out an attack on Berlin’s half-marathon Sunday, German authorities said. A police spokesman …


UPDATED: Wed., March 7, 2018

Police: At least 3 people injured in knife attack in Vienna

Austrian police said at least three people were injured in a knife attack Wednesday on the streets of Vienna, with the attacker possibly injuring a fourth nearby.


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 1, 2017

’Lone wolf’ suspected in Canada terror attack, police chase

A car and knife attack on a police officer outside a football game and a high-speed chase of a moving van that left four people injured was the work of …


Police: Passenger cut with butter knife on Oregon train

Authorities arrested a 24-year-old man accused of cutting a passenger with a butter knife on a light-rail train near Portland.


Man arrested in connection with knife attack at north Spokane restaurant

Police have arrested a man in connection with a knife attack at a restaurant in north Spokane.


Knife-wielding attacker injures 7 children in China

A knife-wielding assailant injured seven students outside a primary school in northern China on Friday, the latest in a series of knife attacks on schoolchildren.


London police say knife attack leaves 1 dead, 5 hurt

A woman has died and five others were injured in a knife attack in a central part of London, the police said Thursday.


Japan police send suspect in stabbing spree to prosecutors

The suspect in a mass stabbing attack that left 19 people dead at a facility for the mentally disabled in Japan was being transferred Wednesday from a local police station …


Japan knife attack leaves at least 19 dead, many injured

Dozens of people have been killed or injured in a knife attack in Sagamihara, outside Tokyo, according to news reports.