Pupil firebombs classroom and hacks at Russian school

Three students and a teacher have been injured in a shocking axe and Molotov cocktail attack at a school in Russia. A masked teenager hurled the firebomb into a packed classroom before up to three attackers began hacking at the fleeing seventh-grade students with an axe (inset). The alleged 'ringleader' was named by the Russian media as Anton Bichivin, 16, a pupil at the same schooand was detained by police (right). As the attack unfolded, a student sent a message on social media reading: 'Don't go to school, it's a butcher's shop.' One boy had a finger chopped off and a girl lay seriously wounded on the floor after the horrific attack, it was reported. Firemen put out the blaze - as pupils fled from the village high school (left) in the Buryatia republic of southern Siberia.

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U.S. Pentagon reports that German Deso Dogg - real name Denis Cuspert - died nearly three years ago proved to be false, but now intelligence officials say he has definitely been killed in an airstrike.

A stillborn baby emerged from its young mother 10 days after she had died. Funeral director staff in South Africa's southern Eastern Cape province saw the newborn between her legs in the coffin.

Pope Francis has provoked outrage in Chile after accusing victims of the country's most notorious paedophile of slander during a visit meant to help heal the wounds of the scandal.

Irina Gladkikh, 35, flew her 13-year-old daughter from Chelyabinsk to Moscow in the hope of selling her 'first night' to a 'rich client' for £19,100. A shocking video shows the mother admitting her plan.

The President made crass comments in immigration talks with lawmakers during which he called African nations and Haiti 's***holes' and Zambia Tourism incorporated it as part of its advert.

Oskar Groening, 96, was due to start a four year sentence for his time at the death camp in Nazi occupied Poland by the end of the month, but that has now been delayed while he is treated.

Driver ploughs into Brazil's Copacabana beach killing baby

WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Nine-month-old Marie Louise (left) was killed and mother Niedja da Silva Araújo, 23, left in a serious condition after being hit by a driver have a seizure in Brazil. Antonio de Almeida Anaquim, 41, who suffers from epilepsy, ploughed into crowds at the Copacabana beach after losing control of his vehicle (inset) and has since been arrested. Darlan Rocha, 27, the father of baby Marie, branded Anaquim a 'killer' and said he deserves to be locked in jail. In total 17 people were hurt in the crash (right), with four people including two children said to be in a serious condition.

Turkish man lost everything except his kitten in fire

These heartbreaking photos capture the moment 83-year-old Ali Mee, from Ordu Province in the Black Sea region of Turkey, cuddled up to his only surviving cat after his house burned down. Ali had been trying to cook on a wood stove but the gasoline he poured on caused it to explode and flames engulfed his home. Thankfully, Ali and his family - and his cat - were saved from the blaze and no one suffered serious injuries.

Merkel's fate depends on the Social Democratic Party, which votes on Sunday on whether to pursue coalition talks with her Christian Democrats after striking a preliminary deal last week in Germany.

The suspect, Chhoen Chanseng, climbed into bed with the victim after the groom had fallen asleep in a drunken stupor in the village of Chhkues in southern Cambodia's Prey Veng province.

Staff at the Wildlife Friends Foundation Thailand (WFFT) were alerted to the infant monkey's plight by rescuers and travelled to Chumphon Province to give him a teddy bear mum.

Father Didier Duverne demonstrates how works the contactless card payments device in a collection basket at the Saint Francois de Molitor church in Paris, Thursday, Jan.18, 2018. The city's diocese will introduce the system during Sunday's mass. Mass attenders will choose on a screen the amount they want to donate - from 2 to 10 euros ($2.4 to $12.2) - and their payment will be processed in "one second." (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

The Catholic church is going digital in Paris.
The city's diocese will introduce a system allowing contactless card payments during Sunday's mass.

The Alps Ski Resort in South Korea was one of the country's first winter sports destinations, attracting tens of thousands of skiers every year until it abruptly shut its doors in 2006.

Chairman of the Baitul Makmur Meulaboh Mosque in Indonesia said as well as looking like a Christmas tree, the trees had become unkempt and obscured the view of the building from the road.

Would YOU drive across this bridge? Truck inches its way along rickety 500-yard crossing over Siberian river with nothing to stop it going over the side 

This is the nail-biting moment a brave trucker makes the perilous journey across the ramshackle Kuandinsky bridge in Siberia. The dilapidated bridge, which spans the Vitim River, has no safety railing - so one wrong move could prove fatal. But the terrifying condition of the bridge was not enough to deter one daring motorist who decided to cross in his truck and film the hazardous journey.

Petrol station erupts in a huge FIREBALL after dopey thieves drill into a tanker to steal fuel and then patch it up with a blowtorch

This is the shocking moment a petrol station is engulfed by 30-foot flames after hapless thieves use a blow torch to try to steal petrol from a tanker in Hyderbad city, the capital of Telangana state, India. The fire started when thieves who had punctured holes in a tanker containing nearly 12,000 litres of petrol tried to weld it shut, police said. The 30-second video filmed by a bystander shows a thick cloud of black smoke and fire streaming from the petrol station. Seconds later, the flames erupt in all directions.

Authorities have confirmed that human remains found close to the Thai town of Cha-Am on Wednesday belong to Martin Wood, 48, a father-of-two from Devon who went missing there in December.

Every year surfers gather in the Portuguese town of Nazaré to ride some of the biggest waves to be found anywhere in the world after they are whipped up by powerful North Atlantic storms.

This is the moment daredevil parachuter Tim Howell, 28, leaps off a 500-foot barrier into the snow-covered Tignes Dam in the French Alps. He ends up landing feet-first on a rock.

Jono Simbolon grimaced in pain when a masked religious officer lashed his back with a rattan stick on a makeshift stage outside a mosque in the provincial capital Banda Aceh in Indonesia.

NASA conducted another test of its RS-25 engine flight controller at Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. A 3D printed part of the engine was tested again during the 365-second test.

Six-time Olympic medalist Ali Raisman and her Fierce Five teammate at the 2012 Olympic Games in London Jordyn Wieber arrived at the Larry Nassar hearing together on Friday.

Russian veteran builds Iron Man suit to fight bailiffs

Anton Maltsev, 40 (inset bottom), a veteran of the Chechen and Kosovan wars, created the exoskeleton (left and right) from aluminium and steel, covered it in titanium armour, then equipped it with silenced assault rifles and pistols (top) in order to fight off debt collectors. A court heard how Maltsev was being hounded over an £85,000 loan he took out to buy a house when he flipped and decided to arm himself. He also rigged his home with tripwires linked to pepper spray and explosives. Incredibly he was pardoned by a Russian court which was told he did not know what he was doing because of a paranoid disorder.