Video shows Taipei Shilin Night Market vendor brandishing knife at Australian family

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A vendor has been charged with violating the Social Order Maintenance Act (社會秩序維護法), and the stall where he worked has been shut down after he allegedly brandished a knife...

Kaohsiung man slashes high school girl with knife 20 times

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A man allegedly viciously slashed a female high school student over 20 times after she told him that she wished to break up. On Saturday evening (Sept. 7), a 22-year old man...

16-year-old daughter stabs mother over summer job in W. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A 16-year-old girl was captured on video chasing her mother with a knife in broad daylight in the streets of Taichung after stabbing her on Wednesday (July 24). A 36-year-ol...

Enraged woman tries to stab labor official in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A female Employment Services Office employee tried to stab the deputy director of the Labor Affairs Bureau in New Taipei City this morning (July 25). A 40-year-old female em...

Crazed woman laughs maniacally after stabbing student in New Taipei City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After stabbing a terrified college student in the back with a pair of scissors in New Taipei City on Tuesday (July 16), a woman suspected of suffering from mental illness chase...

Two policemen slashed, fraudster shot twice in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After slashing two police officers in Taipei City on Sunday (July 14), a fraud suspect was shot twice as he tried to flee the scene. While patrolling the intersection of Jug...

Wife of Taiwan train knife attacker apologizes for officer's death, blames 'illness'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After a lethal knife attack took the life of a young police officer, the wife of the suspect cried dramatically for cameras on Thursday (July 4) and apologized saying her husba...

Brave Taiwanese 8th Army soldier, Paiwan warrior helps subdue knife attacker on train

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An 8th Army Command sergeant and member of the Paiwan tribe has been praised by netizens for bravely stepping in to help subdue and restrain a crazed passenger who inflicted a ...

Barcelona boosts security after US warns of possible attack

Catalan police were checking coaches, buses, and minibuses in Barcelona on Monday, after the local media reported on a possible terror plot involving a 30-year-old Moroccan. The man is reported to hav...

Is France's deradicalization strategy missing the point?

France is deals with the aftermath of another terror attack, this time at a Christmas market in Strasbourg. Just after a previous attack in Paris in May in which one passerby was killed, the country o...

Amsterdam knife attacker had 'terrorist motive,' say officials

The man alleged to have stabbed two American tourists at Amsterdam's busy central train station was motivated by extremism, officials in the Netherlands said Saturday. "First statements made...

Paris knife attack: Two killed, one seriously injured

Two people were killed and one seriously wounded in a knife attack in the Paris suburb of Trappes, about 30 kilometers (20 miles) southwest of the French capital. The knife attacker was then shot dea...

The Latest: Barcelona police shoot knife attacker dead

MADRID (AP) — The Latest on a knife attack in Barcelona (all times local): 12:55 p.m. Barcelona police say they are treating a man's knife attack on officers at a c...

Spain: Police in Barcelona shoot knife attacker

A man wielding a knife tried to enter a police station in Barcelona and was shot down by officers on Monday morning. According to the Spanish news agency EFE, police sources said he had shouted "...

Police in Barcelona shoot knife attacker

MADRID (AP) — Police in Barcelona say they have shot a man who attacked officers with a knife at a police station in the Spanish city. The police say in a tweet Monday the attacked o...