UK sentence: Ukranian student Pavlo Lapshyn was jailed for 40 years by an UK court for murdering a Muslim grandfather and planting bombs near three mosques in what police called a racist terror campaign. pti
Mexico factory blast: An explosion on Thursday inside a candy factory in the Mexican  border city of Ciudad Juarez has left one person dead and at least 40 injured, government authorities
said.  pti
JuD leader: Hafiz Saifullah Mansoor, a close aide of Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed and a founding member of the group, died when his car skidded off the road while travelling to Lahore from Islamabad.     afp
Saudi crackdown: Saudi officials say strict laws against political dissent on the Internet will be applied to those offering online support for a planned protest by women challenging the male-only driving rules. pti
3-D printed gun: UK police said they had arrested a man and seized gun components made on a 3-D printer but later toned down their claim after experts pointed out that the objects appeared to be of parts of the printer. pti
China stabbings: Two persons were killed and another injured in a brawl among employees of Beijing’s Palace Museum, while  a man stabbed one doctor to death and injured two others at a hospital in Zhejiang province.   pti