Dec 14, 2015

Singapore firm convicted of aiding North Korean arms shipment

A Singapore-registered shipping company was found guilty Monday of transferring tens of thousands of dollars used to transport fighter jets and surface-to-air missile systems from Cuba to North Korea in 2013. The haul, hidden under heaps of sugar and discovered by Panamanian authorities, was ...

Dec 14, 2015

Swedish court sentences two to life over brutal murders in Syria

A Swedish court on Monday sentenced two men to life in prison for “terror crimes” over their role in two grisly murders in Syria in 2013. Hassan al-Mandlawi, 32, and Al-Amin Sultan, 30, both Swedish nationals, were convicted after graphic videos showed them taking ...

Dec 14, 2015

Australian teenager pleads guilty to 'terrorism' charge

A Melbourne teen arrested after police found explosives at his home pleaded guilty on Monday to a terrorism-related charge, highlighting concerns about youth radicalization following last week’s arrest of a 15-year-old Sydney boy in police raids. The 17-year-old was planning an attack using improvised ...

Nov 26, 2015

Man convicted in shooting of Japanese couple in Ecuador

A court in Ecuador has convicted a man of the shooting of a Japanese honeymooning couple in the country in 2013 that left the husband dead and his wife seriously injured, prosecutors said Wednesday. Carlos Camposano could face a prison term of between 16 ...