Steven Gallant, who confronted London Bridge attacker Usman Khan using a large, ornamental narwhal tusk, will be considered for parole 10 months early.
The zookeeper, who is in a serious condition in hospital, suffered head and chest traumas and open fractures on both arms.
Somalia's security forces on Sunday ended a nearly five-hour siege by Islamic extremists at a beachside hotel in Somalia's capital, said police and a government spokesman.
Officials said a suicide car bomb exploded and assailants attacked security forces and stormed the prison in Jalalabad, the capital of Nangarhar province.
Gunmen attack Pakistan Stock Exchange in Karachi, several killed including assailants
Smoke was seen in the skies near Idlib, Syria on Tuesday air strikes on the towns of Al-Bara, to the south of the city, and Balyun.
A foreign journalist was attacked on Sunday during a far-right protest in central Athens, the Greek news agency ANA reported.
15 people were killed and more than 50 others wounded when a suicide bomber detonated a device on a subway train in April 2017.
Unknown gunmen opened fire at the car of a local MP in the centre of Ukraine's capital on Sunday, killing his three-year-old son, a police source told Reuters.
Voting for Sri Lanka's new president is marked by an attack on buses carrying Muslims to voting stations.
The directorate of general security in Jordan said a number of tourists, a tour guide and a security officer were stabbed in the attack in Jerash.
A car bomb killed a dozen people and injured 30 on Saturday in Tel Abyad, a Syrian border town that Turkish-backed forces seized last month.
Oslo police shot the suspect 15 minutes after the vehicle was taken.
Gunmen kill around 15 people in attack on Burkina Faso mosque
Drone strikes on key Saudi oil installations last Saturday have reduced the flow of the world's oil supplies by about five percent.
Oil prices rose by nearly 20 percent - the biggest intra-day gain since 1991 - after the attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities over the weekend.
Tom Frey became sick years after working in the toxic dust and smoke: It's like "a fire in my lungs."