Joachim Kebschull, 61-year-old mayor of the German town of Oersdorf, home to about 900 people, was beaten unconscious by unknown assailants. Investigators say the attack may have been linked to the mayor’s plans to accommodate refugees, local media report.
Bulgaria’s parliament has passed legislation that effectively bans burqas – veils which fully cover the face, worn by Muslim women in public – in a bid to step up security in the country following a series of terrorist attacks in Europe.
Police in Nice did not stop the truck in the attack in July that killed 86 people, as the vehicle appears to have stalled, according to a French TV program, which also claims the killer actually drove on for four minutes – not 45 seconds, as the authorities had stated.
In a statement that was not to be made public until his death, the former Israeli President told Jerusalem Post he stopped PM Benjamin Netanyahu from a “catastrophic” military strike against Iran, at the time the world leaders were engaged in nuclear deal talks.
Unusual seismic unrest around Eyjafjallajokull’s neighbor Katla has forced Iceland’s Met Office to raise the aviation alert level to yellow, while the country’s Civil Defence activated a contingency plan for a possible eruption of the long “overdue” volcano.
A joint EU-Russia project designed to search for signs of past and present life on Mars is on the verge of beginning a new stage of its mission. It will entering Mars’ orbit to map the sources of methane on the red planet, the head of Russia’s space agency said.
In a bid to learn about the “hardships” of being a woman, three Japanese governors put on special “pregnancy” vests and shot a video of themselves taking up daily activities. The move is part of a campaign which urges men to take up more chores at home.
Some 50 refugees staged a riot at an accommodation facility in the northern district of Reinickendorf in Berlin, knocking down doors, damaging furniture, stealing personal belongings, and physically attacking security guards, local media reports.
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