Oct 24, 2015

Chinese pair held over Philippines killings flown back home for trial

Philippine officials say a Chinese consular officer and her husband, who allegedly killed two other Chinese diplomats and wounded their consul general, have been taken back to China, where they will be tried. Foreign Affairs spokesman Charles Jose said police turned over the couple ...

Oct 23, 2015

Sweden school attack had racist motive, police say

The attacker who stabbed two people to death at a school in Sweden before being shot and killed by police had a racist motive, police said Friday. Police labeled the stabbing in the industrial town of Trollhattan a so-called hate crime based on discoveries ...

Oct 22, 2015

Wife of Dane in South African mutilation case is killed

The wife of a Danish man who was arrested after 21 pieces of female genitalia were found at his South African home has been fatally shot, media reported Wednesday. Anna Matseliso Molise, a key witness in the case, died of her wounds after being ...

Trio admit burying slain Ibaraki executive in Gunma lot

Oct 21, 2015

Trio admit burying slain Ibaraki executive in Gunma lot

Three men who were arrested in connection with the burying of the body of a company executive in a residential area in Maebashi, Gunma Prefecture, have admitted to the act, investigative sources said Tuesday. According to the sources, the men, who were initially arrested ...

Nazi crime researchers probing IS over Yazidi 'genocide'

Oct 21, 2015

Nazi crime researchers probing IS over Yazidi 'genocide'

A group that documented Nazi war crimes is now investigating whether massacres committed by Islamic State jihadis against Iraq’s Yazidi minority amount to genocide. Three European researchers have embarked on the gargantuan task of establishing that the IS crimes aimed to systematically wipe out ...

Oct 19, 2015

Woman, 93, found fatally stabbed in her Hokkaido home

A woman was found fatally stabbed in her home in Monbetsu, eastern Hokkaido, prompting police to launch a murder investigation. According to the police, Toshie Morita, 93, was found lying on a bed on the first floor of her house at around 8:30 a.m. ...