Jun 21, 2017

German teenagers shoot at Thai king with rubber pellets

Thailand’s king was targeted by two teenagers firing rubber pellets while he was cycling in southern Germany’s Bavaria, prosecutors told AFP on Wednesday. “I can confirm that on June 10 at around 11 p.m., two young boys aged 13 and 14 fired rubber pellets ...

Naples prosecutors investigate suicide of sex-tape subject

Sep 17, 2016

Naples prosecutors investigate suicide of sex-tape subject

Italian prosecutors in Naples have opened a criminal investigation of the suicide of a 31-year-old woman who had fought unsuccessfully to have a video showing her having sex expunged from the internet. Chief prosecutor Francesco Greco said Friday that the investigation into possible charges ...

Graft charges against Amari and his aides dropped

/ May 31, 2016

Graft charges against Amari and his aides dropped

Prosecutors on Tuesday dropped graft charges against former economy minister Akira Amari and his two former secretaries over alleged graft, citing insufficient evidence. Amari has been facing allegations that he received money in return for doing favors for a construction company, which led him ...

Ex-ASDF chief denies misusing political funds

/ Mar 8, 2016

Ex-ASDF chief denies misusing political funds

Toshio Tamogami, a former Air Self-Defense Force chief whose office was searched on suspicion of using political funds for private purposes, told reporters Tuesday the accusation was false. “I have not used political funds for private purposes. I hope they will investigate thoroughly,” he ...