Picture shown is for illustrative purposes only.
Two people were stabbed to death in separate incidents in London on Saturday, including a woman who was about eight months pregnant, police said.
Police were called to an address in south London at 3:30am, where they found a wounded 26-year-old pregnant woman. Her baby was delivered, taken to hospital and was in a critical condition.
Late on Saturday night, police were informed of an incident in the east of the British capital and found a man suffering from stab injuries. The man, believed to be in his late-20s, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The incidents appeared to be unrelated.
A 37-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of the murder of the woman, while police were seeking more information about the second stabbing.
Prime Minister Theresa May has been fighting accusations that a funding squeeze on police as well as cuts in social services have contributed to a soaring incidence of knife-crime.
According to official statistics, there were 285 fatal stabbings in England and Wales in 2018, the highest level since records began more than 70 years ago.
"This is a horrific incident in which a young mother has lost her life and her child is critically ill," Detective Chief Inspector Mick Norman said.Reuters
Two men have been arrested in Northern Ireland over the killing of a journalist during a riot, police said, with politicians calling for calm after the shooting added to concerns about the stability of the region’s 21-year-old peace deal.
The 37-year-old Swiss can clinch a record-extending 21st major if he manages to break free of the world number one's stranglehold.
Bangladesh police were set to file charges on Wednesday against 16 people, including the headmaster of an Islamic seminary, over the shocking murder of a 19-year-old girl burned to death.
European stocks fell on Monday following a week of strong gains, with losses in technology stocks and European suppliers of US planemaker Boeing, weighing the most. The pan-region STOXX 600 index was down 0.2 per cent at 0940 GMT, having touched eight-month highs last week. Stocks in Spain fell the most, down 0.73 per cent, while Germany’s trade sensitive DAX index fell 0.5 per cent,
The army deployment would support the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces in countering 'this aggression and liberating the others that the Turkish army and mercenaries had entered'
The Department of Transport (DoT) in Abu Dhabi on Sunday announced that the toll gates traffic system would start a trial operation from Oct.15, 2019 until Jan.1, 2020 for free.
The Dubai Public Prosecution referred an Arab driver, 38, to the Dubai Criminal Court on charges of stealing diesel from the tanks of trucks for transporting diesel, which were parked in a yard.