Feb 8, 2016

Cambodia arrests man wanted over grisly murder of Spaniard in Bangkok

The prime suspect in the grisly murder and dismemberment of a Spanish national in Bangkok has been arrested in Cambodia, police said Monday. Multiple body parts belonging to businessman David Bernat were found floating in Bangkok’s Chao Praya river last month. Police believe he ...

Feb 1, 2016

China to execute two for killing British Tibetan monk

China has sentenced two men to death for stabbing to death a British monk in a financial dispute, state media said. The monk founded the first Tibetan monastery in Europe. Akong Tulku Rinpoche, co-founder of Scotland’s Samye Ling monastery, was found dead with multiple ...

Feb 1, 2016

French president pardons woman jailed for killing violent husband

French President Francois Hollande pardoned a woman who was jailed for 10 years for killing her husband after he abused her for decades, the president’s office announced Sunday. “In the face of an exceptional human situation, the president wanted to make it possible for ...

Feb 1, 2016

Bidet wielded as weapon in Italian brawl

Italian police arrested a man for attempted murder Sunday after he threw a bidet out of a window to knock out his adversary during a brawl, according to media reports. A kick-around between neighborhood boys in Pozzuoli near Naples degenerated when one player accused ...

Double murder suspect caught in Hong Kong to return to U.S.

Jan 25, 2016

Double murder suspect caught in Hong Kong to return to U.S.

A Chinese national arrested in Hong Kong for allegedly murdering two teenage nephews in the United States agreed to be extradited Monday, but claimed there were “problems” with the charges. Shi Deyun, 44, was detained by police at Hong Kong airport Saturday after taking ...

Bangladesh police probe local radicals in latest attacks

Nov 2, 2015

Bangladesh police probe local radicals in latest attacks

Police in Bangladesh said Sunday that they were investigating the possibility a local radical Islamic group was behind two attacks on publishing houses in the capital this weekend that left a publisher of secular books dead and another critically wounded. The banned group Ansarullah ...

Oct 26, 2015

Four held in Bangladesh over murder of Italian aid worker

Bangladesh police said Monday they have arrested four people in connection with the murder of an Italian aid worker who was shot dead last month in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group. “We have arrested four people in connection with the murder ...

Sep 28, 2015

Knife-wielding man kills 5 children in Thailand

A man in northern Thailand stormed into a neighbor’s home, hacked five children to death and inflicted multiple stab wounds on a pregnant woman who was watching them, police said Monday. Police said the 24-year-old man, who had a history of mental illness and ...