Dec 6, 2015

Legal showdown over Henoko

The court battle that just got underway between Okinawa and the national government over the Futenma replacement base is more likely to exacerbate the conflict than resolve it.

Dec 2, 2015

Kim Jong Un's U.S.-based aunt sues defectors for defamation

An aunt of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un filed a defamation suit in South Korea on Wednesday against three defectors from her homeland. Ko Yong Suk, who looked after Kim for years when he was at school in Switzerland, said the three, who ...

U.S. Marine found guilty of killing transgender Filipino

Dec 1, 2015

U.S. Marine found guilty of killing transgender Filipino

A Philippine court on Tuesday convicted a U.S. Marine of killing a Filipino last year after he discovered she was a transgender woman in a hotel while he was on a break after participating in joint military exercises in the country. Lance Cpl. Joseph ...

Nov 28, 2015

Briton kept father's skeleton in armchair for months

A man lived with his father’s dead body for four months, even watching television alongside the skeleton, but escaped prosecution, an inquest in Britain reportedly heard Friday. Timothy Brown, 59, placed the body of his 94-year-old father, Kenneth, in his favorite armchair after he ...