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|Japanese police raid house of knife attack suspect|
SAGAMIHARA, Japan (Reuters) - Japanese police on Wednesday raided the house of a 26-year-old man suspected of stabbing to death 19 people and wounding dozens at a facility for the disabled in a small town near Tokyo, Japan's worst mass killing in decades.
|Israeli forces kill Hamas militant in West Bank raid|
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli troops shot dead a Hamas fighter on Wednesday who the military said was responsible for an attack that killed a rabbi in a drive-by shooting in the occupied West Bank earlier this month.
|Islamists attack French church, slit priest's throat|
SAINT-ETIENNE-DU-ROUVRAY, France (Reuters) - Knife-wielding attackers interrupted a French church service, forced the priest to his knees and slit his throat on Tuesday, a murder made even more shocking as one of the assailants was a known would-be jihadist under supposedly tight surveillance.
|Turkish defectors to Greece seek time to prepare asylum case|
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek authorities on Wednesday postponed hearings for eight Turkish soldiers who sought asylum after they fled Turkey following an abortive coup attempt, a case that has underscored lingering tensions between the two NATO allies.