South Korean murdered in Philippine police HQ: authorities

Jan 19, 2017

South Korean murdered in Philippine police HQ: authorities

A South Korean businessman kidnapped by Philippine policemen under the guise of a raid on illegal drugs was murdered at the national police headquarters in Manila, authorities said Thursday. Philippine police chief Ronald Dela Rosa said he felt deep shame as he announced the ...

Jan 18, 2017

Philippine police murdered South Korean businessman, Seoul says

Philippine police kidnapped and murdered a South Korean businessman, then led his wife to believe he was alive for months to extort money from her, authorities said Wednesday. The killing is the latest in a long series of criminal acts by members of the ...

Jan 10, 2017

Kodansha deputy editor arrested for alleged murder of wife

Tokyo police have arrested a 41-year-old deputy editor of major publisher Kodansha Ltd. on suspicion of killing his 38-year-old wife last August. The suspect has denied the charge, investigative sources said Tuesday. He served as deputy editor of the publisher’s weekly manga Shonen Magazine ...

Public areas of airports are the most vulnerable to attack

Jan 8, 2017

Public areas of airports are the most vulnerable to attack

In a post-9/11 world, American airports have taken all sorts of steps to keep travelers safe. But significant vulnerabilities remain. The attack that killed five people Friday at the Fort Lauderdale airport raised concerns about how to further protect travelers and what place firearms ...

Jan 8, 2017

Brazilian youth official resigns after celebrating deaths of inmates

The Brazilian government’s national secretary of youth has resigned after celebrating the deaths of inmates killed in prison uprisings. Youth Secretary Bruno Julio resigned Friday. He had earlier declared that more inmates should be slain and there should be a mass prisoner killing per ...

Hearts, intestines ripped out in Brazil prison killing spree

Jan 7, 2017

Hearts, intestines ripped out in Brazil prison killing spree

Thirty-one inmates were slain Friday in northern Brazil, some with their hearts and intestines ripped out, during a prison killing spree led by the country’s largest gang, authorities said. The bloodshed comes just days after 60 inmates were killed during rioting at two prisons ...