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 ...

Police convoy ambushed in western Mexico; 15 slain

Apr 8, 2015

Police convoy ambushed in western Mexico; 15 slain

An attack on a police convoy in the western Mexico state of Jalisco killed 15 state police officers and wounded five, marking the deadliest single attack on police in Mexico in recent memory. The Monday ambush in a rural area of Jalisco left police ...

Apr 4, 2015

Iraqi prime minister orders arrest of gangs looting in Tikrit

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Sunni politicians said looting raged out of control in Tikrit on Friday, hours after Iraq’s prime minister called on security forces to arrest anyone breaking the law after the city had been wrested back from Islamic State militants. The rampage of theft and burning ...

Apr 1, 2015

Indian police arrest four over nun rape

Indian police said Wednesday they have arrested four Bangladeshi nationals in connection with the rape of an elderly nun that sent shock waves through the Christian community. The nun, who is in her 70s, needed surgery after she was attacked last month when a ...

Apr 1, 2015

South Korean man charged over knife attack on U.S. envoy

South Korean prosecutors on Wednesday indicted a man who slashed the U.S. ambassador in Seoul last month on charges of attempted murder. Kim Ki-jong, 55, was also indicted Wednesday on charges of assaulting a foreign envoy and obstruction, according to an official at the ...