U.K. police charge man with murder in slaying of lawmaker Jo Cox

Jun 18, 2016

U.K. police charge man with murder in slaying of lawmaker Jo Cox

British police on Saturday charged a reclusive gardener with murder and other offenses in the slaying of a popular Labour Party lawmaker, Jo Cox, as evidence emerged the 52-year-old had decades-old ties to a neo-Nazi movement and an interest in anarchist weapons literature. Detective ...

U.K. Labour lawmaker, 41, slain on street after meeting constituents

Jun 17, 2016

U.K. Labour lawmaker, 41, slain on street after meeting constituents

A British lawmaker who campaigned for the country to stay in the European Union was killed Thursday by a gun- and knife-wielding attacker in her small-town constituency, a tragedy that brought the country’s fierce, divisive referendum campaign to a shocked standstill. Jo Cox, a ...

Foreigners illegally working on farms in Japan increase sharply

Jun 11, 2016

Foreigners illegally working on farms in Japan increase sharply

The number of foreigners working illegally on farms across the nation rose threefold over the three year period ending in 2015, according to government data. The findings highlight the difficulties facing Japan’s agricultural sector, including labor shortages and the advanced age of many of ...

Ship sank off Italy with hundreds aboard, rescued migrants say

May 29, 2016

Ship sank off Italy with hundreds aboard, rescued migrants say

Migrants rescued from two boats in the Mediterranean this past week told humanitarian workers in Italy that they saw another vessel carrying some 400 migrants sink, Save the Children said on Saturday. Three vessels carrying migrants already are confirmed to have sunk or capsized ...