Nov 16, 2015

U.S. releases five Yemeni prisoners from Guantanamo to UAE

Five men who have been held for more than 13 years at the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have been released and sent to the United Arab Emirates, the Pentagon said Sunday. The five Yemeni men were accepted for resettlement in the Persian ...

Convicted spy Jonathan Pollard to be set free after 30 years

Nov 14, 2015

Convicted spy Jonathan Pollard to be set free after 30 years

Jonathan Pollard, the Navy intelligence analyst whose 1985 arrest for selling secrets to Israel set off a sensational spy saga, is scheduled to be released from federal prison next week, marking the end of a three-decade diplomatic burr in the relationship between the two ...

Oct 22, 2015

Mexico arrests suspected organizers of 'El Chapo' jailbreak

Mexico’s government on Wednesday announced the capture of six people believed responsible for the July prison break by Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, including the elusive drug lord’s brother-in-law and the suspected mastermind of the escape. Attorney General Arely Gomez said the alleged mastermind of ...

Oct 21, 2015

Indonesia to use chemical castration to punish pedophiles

Indonesia’s president will soon sign a decree authorizing the use of chemical castration to punish pedophiles, the attorney general said, following a string of headline-grabbing child sex crimes. Indonesia will join a small group of nations that allow such punishment, including Poland, Russia, and ...

Drug lord Guzman escapes raid

Oct 17, 2015

Drug lord Guzman escapes raid

Fugitive drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman eluded a recent operation to recapture him in northwestern Mexico but injured his leg and face, authorities said as the manhunt heats up. Authorities said Friday that efforts to nab Guzman, who embarrassed President Enrique Pena Nieto ...