Aug 24, 2015

Faulty CCTV cameras hamper Thai bomber hunt

A week after a deadly bomb tore through central Bangkok, Thailand’s police chief Monday admitted that his force’s frantic search for those responsible has been hampered by faulty security cameras. The trail is growing increasing cold seven days after the bombing, which killed 20 ...

Aug 24, 2015

Thai police defuse bomb week after deadly blast

Thai police found and defused a bomb on Monday, a week after an explosion killed 20 people in the country’s worst-ever bomb attack, but it was not clear if the device found at a Bangkok construction site had anything to do with the earlier ...

Aug 24, 2015

The Maldives ex-president back in jail: party

The Maldives former President Mohamed Nasheed has been thrown back in jail a month after his 13-year prison sentence was commuted to house arrest, his party said Monday. The Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) said police and prison officials clashed with supporters as they removed ...

Police probe Mel Gibson's 'angry tirade' at Australian reporter

Aug 24, 2015

Police probe Mel Gibson's 'angry tirade' at Australian reporter

Police were investigating claims on Monday that controversial Hollywood star Mel Gibson allegedly shoved and verbally abused an Australian photographer during an angry altercation. Kristi Miller, a news photographer with Sydney’s Daily Telegraph, said she had taken two pictures of Gibson leaving a cinema ...

Train passengers who overpowered gunman get France's highest honor

Aug 24, 2015

Train passengers who overpowered gunman get France's highest honor

President Francois Hollande is set to bestow France’s highest honor Monday on a group of Americans and a Briton who have been hailed as heroes for overpowering a Moroccan gunman on a crowded train. Anti-terror investigators are questioning the alleged attacker, 25-year-old Ayoub El-Khazzani, ...

Police fear Bangkok bombing suspect may have fled

Aug 23, 2015

Police fear Bangkok bombing suspect may have fled

Despite new surveillance video that may offer a possible clue to the bombing in central Bangkok that killed 20 people, Thai police said Sunday that the perpetrators may have already fled the country, and that they will “need some luck” to catch them. Surveillance ...

Americans subdue gunman on Paris-bound high-speed train

Aug 22, 2015

Americans subdue gunman on Paris-bound high-speed train

A gunman opened fire on a high-speed train traveling from Amsterdam to Paris on Friday, wounding two people before American passengers subdued him, according to officials and one of the Americans involved. French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve, speaking in Arras in northern France, where ...

Black teen killed by St. Louis police shot in back: autopsy

Aug 22, 2015

Black teen killed by St. Louis police shot in back: autopsy

A black teenager shot and killed by white St. Louis police officers this week died from a single gunshot that entered his back and struck his heart, a medical examiner said on Friday, which appears to contradict the police account of the shooting. News ...