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Stockholm truck attacker pleads guilty as trial opens

STOCKHOLM: An Uzbek asylum seeker who confessed to wanting to mow down "infidels" in an April 2017 Stockholm truck attack that killed five people pleaded guilty to terrorism charges on Tuesday as his trial opened. Rakhmat Akilov appeared…

52 people killed in Kazakhstan bus fire

ASTANA: Fifty-two people were killed Thursday when the Russia-bound bus they were travelling on caught fire in Kazakhstan, the central Asian nation's emergency services ministry said. "On January 18 at 10:30 am (0430 GMT), a bus caught…

Stockholm attack suspect admits to ‘terror crime’

STOCKHOLM: Suspected Stockholm truck attacker Rakhmat Akilov, a 39-year-old Uzbek, admitted on Tuesday to committing a "terrorist crime" by mowing down pedestrians on a busy street, killing four people and injuring 15 others. "Akilov…