Australia

Australia thwarts 'Islamic-inspired' plane attack plot

Security has been increased at Australian airports after police foiled "Islamic-inspired" plans for a bomb attack on an aircraft during counter-terrorism raids in which four men were arrested on Saturday. Jul 30, 2017
Turkish women protesting

Turkish women participate in rights protest in Istanbul

Although Istanbul has been seen as a relatively liberal city for women and gay people, critics say President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Islamist-rooted AK Party have shown little interest in expanding rights for minorities, gays and women. Jul 30, 2017
Thieves fail spectacularly after struggling to break jewellery cases

Thieves fail spectacularly after struggling to break jewellery cases

Jewellery thieves in Malaysia failed in the most embarrassing way. After storming a jewellery store, CCTV footage shows the robbers trying to break the display cases. However, the glass cases seem to be more solid than expected and even a hammer doesnt break the glass. The thieves had to leave the store empty-handed and humiliated. Even though nothing was stolen, the store will have to be closed for two weeks to repair the cases. Jul 29, 2017
Brave Women Fight Off Robber With Baseball Bat

Brave Women Fight Off Robber With Baseball Bat

CCTV footage shows two brave women fighting of a robber in Birmingham. Tyrone Dorsett threatened the women with a knife to steal the shop till. One of the woman attempted to block the exit while the other ran after him wielding a baseball bat. Dorsett was later jailed for 12 years for 15 robberies and one count of assault. DNA from a can led to his arrest, after he was spotted drinking from it on CCTV. Jul 29, 2017