Mar 30, 2016

Montenegro expels 58 foreign members of Aum cult: police

Montenegro has deported 58 foreign members of a Japanese doomsday cult, most of them Russians, for lacking the right permits to visit the Balkan country, police said Tuesday. “Police received information from partner security services showing that a group of foreign nationals, who were ...

Parents charged with killing son, 19, in U.S. church assault

Oct 15, 2015

Parents charged with killing son, 19, in U.S. church assault

A spiritual counseling session turned deadly at a church in New York state this week, when a teenager was beaten to death and his brother left with serious injuries. The boys’ parents, Bruce and Deborah Leonard — aged 65 and 59 — each face ...

Tokyo subway attack still baffles 20 years on

| Mar 20, 2015

Tokyo subway attack still baffles 20 years on

As the nation marks the 20th anniversary of the fatal nerve gas attack on the Tokyo subway system, experts say the horrifying case still leaves more questions than answers about what motivated the killings. Thirteen people died and 6,000 were sickened after the doomsday ...

Jan 24, 2015

Surveillance of Aum successor cults extended three more years

The Public Security Examination Commission says that two spinoffs of Aum Shinrikyo, the doomsday cult that carried out the deadly sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway system in 1995, will remain under surveillance for three more years starting Feb. 1. The three-year extension ...