Egypt prosecutors order detention of slain Italian student's lawyer

Sep 13, 2017

Egypt prosecutors order detention of slain Italian student's lawyer

Egyptian prosecutors have ordered the detention for 15 days of a lawyer who assisted the family of an Italian graduate student killed under suspicious circumstances during a police crackdown in Cairo, accusing him of disseminating false news. Ibrahim Metwally was arrested at Cairo International Airport ...

Thaksin hits out at Thailand 'tyranny' in cryptic tweet

/ Aug 30, 2017

Thaksin hits out at Thailand 'tyranny' in cryptic tweet

Fugitive former Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra hit out at "tyranny" on Wednesday via a cryptic tweet quoting a French Enlightenment thinker, in his first comments since his sister fled overseas. Yingluck Shinawatra, who like her brother was ousted from the post of prime minister ...

Jul 14, 2017

NPA to beef up crime victim compensation program in 2018

Based on a proposal finalized Friday by a National Police Agency panel, the government will improve its compensation program for crime victims next year to bolster support for those under 18 and victims of offenses against family members. The panel, comprising legal and other experts, ...