May 1, 2015

Ex-pro soccer player held in Sagamihara home intrusion, rape

The Kanagawa Prefectural Police said they have arrested a 26-year-old former professional soccer player on suspicion of intruding into a woman’s apartment and raping her. Sho Kamimura of Warabi, Saitama Prefecture, an employee of a medical corporation, allegedly got into a 22-year-old woman’s apartment ...

Mar 25, 2015

French elementary school principal admits sexually assaulting pupils

An elementary school head teacher confessed Tuesday to having tricked blindfolded pupils into oral sex during a workshop on experiencing new tastes, according to prosecutors. The confession followed earlier revelations the suspect obtained his job working with young children despite a 2008 conviction for ...

Mar 25, 2015

India warns Uber, Ola over resuming taxi services

Authorities in New Delhi asked Uber Technologies Inc. and its Indian rival, Ola, on Tuesday to cease operations, saying that otherwise their applications for radio-taxi licences would not be processed, letters seen by Reuters show. India ordered a halt in December to operations of ...

Mar 3, 2015

Sex offender who fled Canada for Seattle arrested in rape

A high-risk sex offender who fled Canada for Seattle has been arrested in the rape of a 69-year-old woman, authorities said Monday. Michael Sean Stanley, 49, made news reports in 2013 when he cut off an electronic-monitoring ankle bracelet and crossed the U.S. border ...

Indian police hunt for man who raped Japanese student

Feb 10, 2015

Indian police hunt for man who raped Japanese student

Police were searching Monday for a man who raped a Japanese student sightseeing in northern India, while elsewhere they announced the arrest of eight men suspected of brutally raping and killing a Nepalese woman, as India authorities continue to struggle to address chronic sexual ...

Jan 8, 2015

U.S. asks Poland to extradite Polanski

The United States asked Poland to extradite filmmaker Roman Polanski, who pleaded guilty in 1977 to raping a 13-year-old but left the country before sentencing, Polish prosecutors said Wednesday. The move comes months after the U.S. attempted to have the French-Polish filmmaker arrested for ...