Nov 5, 2016

Philippine police say drug-linked mayor shot dead in jail

Philippine police say a detained town mayor has been killed in his jail cell in a purported gunbattle with officers in the second killing in a week of a politician linked to illegal drugs under the president’s brutal crackdown. Police say Mayor Rolando Espinosa ...

Nov 1, 2016

Crime-busting Tokyo deliveryman foils yakuza stickup men

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s … Deliveryman! A mysterious crime-fighting superhero is striking fear into the hearts of Japan’s criminals after bravely foiling a holdup by a pair of yakuza. When the mobsters waved a replica gun in the ...

South Africa's withdrawal rocks International Criminal Court

Oct 21, 2016

South Africa's withdrawal rocks International Criminal Court

South Africa announced Friday that it would withdraw from the International Criminal Court, dealing a major blow to a troubled institution set up to try the world’s worst crimes. The decision followed a dispute last year when Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir visited the country ...