Apr 18, 2015

Australia arrests teens over planned ANZAC Day attack

Five Australian teenagers were arrested Saturday on suspicion of plotting an Islamic State-inspired terrorist attack at a Veterans’ Day ceremony that included targeting police officers, officials said. The suspects included two 18-year-olds who are alleged to have been preparing an attack at the ANZAC ...

Bribery allegations snare South Korean leader's circle

Apr 15, 2015

Bribery allegations snare South Korean leader's circle

South Korean President Park Geun-hye faced charges Wednesday that members of her administration received bribes from a businessman found dead in an apparent suicide last week. A Seoul prosecution official said that an investigation team has been formed to look into suspicions that Prime ...

Apr 14, 2015

China to strengthen surveillance, security in anti-terror push

China will establish a national population database linked to ID information and credit records, state media reported late Monday, as part of a larger push to beef up surveillance and security in response to violent unrest. China has already taken a series of measures ...

Apr 13, 2015

Japanese woman slashes husband's face over toilet stink

A Japanese woman allegedly attacked her husband with a kitchen knife because of the terrible smell he had left in the toilet, police and reports said Monday. Emi Mamiya, 29, was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after apparently slashing her husband’s face with ...

Bombings linked to Islamic State ally kill at least 12 in Egypt's Sinai

Apr 13, 2015

Bombings linked to Islamic State ally kill at least 12 in Egypt's Sinai

Two bomb attacks targeting security forces in Egypt’s restive Sinai Peninsula on Sunday killed at least 12 people, including six soldiers and five policemen, officials said. Ansar Beit al-Maqdis, which has pledged allegiance to the extremist Islamic State group, claimed responsibility for both attacks. ...

Apr 8, 2015

Hong Kong expats arrested after daughter plunges to her death

The British father and Filipino mother of a teenager in Hong Kong have been arrested after she plunged to her death from an upmarket apartment block. Police said there was “no suspicious element” in the 15-year-old girl’s fatal fall, but arrested both her parents ...