Keyword: knife

Tourists among seven wounded in Paris knife attacks

British and Egyptian tourists were among seven people stabbed on Sunday night in a popular canal-side location in Paris by a man believed to be an Afghan national who was chased and overpowered by members of the public, notably pétanque players who reportedly threw their iron balls at the assailant's head. 

Eiffel Tower attacker 'wanted to kill a soldier'

The man, aged around 19, was arrested at the Paris landmark after brandishing a knife in front of tourists and security forces.

Warning after French national attacked with knife in Shanghai

French embassy in Beijing advises nationals to be vigilant after stabbing, though unclear if linked to Paris shooting of Chinese national.

Louvre knife attack sparks fresh warnings of French terror threat

Suspect who shouted ‘Allahu Akbar’ is said by police to be an Egyptian visitor who arrived in France in January on a visa from Dubai.

Anti-terror inquiry opened into attempted attack on Paris police station

Prosecutors say man, named as Sallah Ali, was carrying butcher’s knife and paper on which the Islamic State flag was printed.

French soldier attack suggests 'Islamist terrorism' says interior minister

Anti-terrorism police are hunting a bearded man, possibly of North African origin, who fled after attacking the soldier in a crowded train station.