Sep 4, 2016

Series of unsolved outdoor homicides frightens Anchorage

A rash of unsolved outdoor homicides in Alaska’s largest city is putting residents on edge. Altogether, the deaths of nine people who were killed on Anchorage trails, parks and isolated streets since January remain unsolved — among them three cases involving two victims each. ...

With Duterte, hard to separate intentions from bluster

Aug 31, 2016

With Duterte, hard to separate intentions from bluster

Whether Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte aims to shock, inspire or just amuse, deciphering his blunt and often unpredictable rhetoric is a potential challenge for investors seeking policy clarity from the new leader. When it comes to the war on illegal drugs, events have unfolded ...

All teen suspects in Saitama slaying deny murderous intent

Aug 29, 2016

All teen suspects in Saitama slaying deny murderous intent

All five teenagers arrested last week for allegedly killing a 16-year-old boy in Saitama Prefecture have denied murderous intent while admitting that they physically assaulted him, according to investigative sources. But because their statements have been inconsistent since they were arrested, investigators are still ...

Four more teens arrested over Saitama boy's drowning

Aug 26, 2016

Four more teens arrested over Saitama boy's drowning

Four more teenage boys were arrested Friday in connection with the slaying of a boy whose body was found on a riverbank in Saitama Prefecture on Tuesday. A fifth teen was arrested Thursday after allegedly bragging on an online messaging system that he had ...