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Man stabbed in broad daylight

A 20-year-old man was stabbed in broad daylight as he walked through a west-Dublin park on Monday afternoon.

The incident took place when the young man, who is from Decies Road in Ballyfermot, was targeted by another man who was wearing a balaclava and who stabbed him in the chest.

The incident happened at Markievicz Park and the victim required a number of stitches. Gardai have not received a complaint about the stabbing.

Belgians detain fifth 'terrorist'

Belgian authorities have said they have detained a fifth suspect linked to an alleged terror cell plotting a major attack on police, while three others have been remanded in custody.

The federal prosecutor's office said the fifth suspect was caught in Brussels.

The three others were detained after a major anti-terror raid last week. They include a suspect who escaped alive from a firefight with police in eastern Verviers when two others were killed. Authorities claim they were hours away from a major terror attack.

Pharrell on song for climate gig

Pharrell Williams said he'll have all of humanity singing together at a worldwide concert June 18 to fight global warming.

The pop superstar is teaming with Nobel Peace Prize-winner Al Gore to produce a Live Earth concert on seven continents to build support for a UN climate pact in Paris among more than 190 nations in December.

He said the purpose is "to have a billion voices with one message - to demand climate action now" from governments.

Flavor Flav in 'not guilty' plea

Flavor Flav has pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from a New York traffic stop last year while he was driving to his mother's funeral.

Flav was indicted last month on a felony charge of driving with a suspended license.

The rapper also faces a speeding violation and two misdemeanours for driving without a license.

He was released without bail. His next court date is February 3.


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