/ Apr 11, 2017

Indonesian corruption investigator attacked with chemical

Police said an anti-corruption commission investigator leading a probe into a scandal that threatens to implicate high-profile Indonesian politicians was attacked Tuesday with a chemical as he returned from dawn prayers. Novel Baswedan was attacked by two assailants on a motorcycle after leaving a ...

Spain seizes property worth $735 million linked to Assad's uncle

Apr 4, 2017

Spain seizes property worth $735 million linked to Assad's uncle

Spanish police investigating a money laundering case on Tuesday raided properties and blocked dozens of bank accounts, including some belonging or linked to relatives of former Syrian vice president Rifaat Assad — the exiled uncle of Syria’s current leader. Civil Guard police said the ...

Apr 4, 2017

St. Petersburg metro blast suspect likely born in central Asia

A blast in a St. Petersburg train carriage on Monday that killed 14 people and wounded 50 was probably carried out by a Russian citizen born in Kyrgyzstan, authorities from the predominantly Muslim central Asian state said. Russian news agency RIA Novosti reported on ...

Good luck outrunning Italy's new Lamborghini police car

Mar 31, 2017

Good luck outrunning Italy's new Lamborghini police car

In a move that might make speeders think twice about trying to outrun Italy’s traffic police the force was presented Thursday with a new Lamborghini Huracan. With a top speed of 300 kph (190 mph) and the capacity to go from zero to 100 ...