Kabul cops wage 'debauchery' crackdown, raid water pipe haunts

Nov 28, 2016

Kabul cops wage 'debauchery' crackdown, raid water pipe haunts

Afghan police and health officials raided cafes and restaurants in Kabul on Sunday, confiscating shisha water pipes and paraphernalia in a campaign to halt “debauchery and vulgarity. Critics say the campaign will only distract police from the Afghan capital’s deteriorating security situation, while doing ...

Nov 28, 2016

Nagano farmer finds dead man buried on his land

A body of a man was found buried Sunday on a farm in the village of Nanmoku, Nagano Prefecture, local police said. The body, apparently that of an adult male, had not decayed, the police said, adding the corpse was clad in jeans and ...

Nov 23, 2016

Philippines charges bankers for ignoring cyberheist

The Philippines has filed charges against five officials of RCBC bank and a former treasurer who “wilfully ignored” suspicious activity that led to tens of millions of dollars vanishing after a heist on Bangladesh’s central bank. Unknown cybercriminals tried to steal nearly $1 billion ...

Nov 21, 2016

Four police officers shot in U.S. cities

One policeman was shot dead and three others shot and wounded in four U.S. cities Sunday, coinciding with an epidemic of racially tinged gun violence involving law enforcement. Police were shot in San Antonio, Texas, Sanibel, Florida, and in the Missouri cities of St. ...