Rising crime takes centre stage in New York mayoral race

Crime was endemic in the Big Apple in the 1970s and 1980s when America's largest metropolis was gripped by a budgetary crisis, but it has been on a continuous downward trend since the mid-1990s…

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Families denied justice as French serial killer dies at 79

Fourniret, whose victims were mostly girls and young women, died at the La Pitie-Salpetriere hospital in Paris where he was admitted on April 28 from the nearby Fresnes prison where he serving two…

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Afghan school blast toll rises to 58, families bury victims

The bombing on Saturday evening shook the city's Shi'ite Muslim neighbourhood of Dasht-e-Barchi. The community, a religious minority in Afghanistan, has been targeted in the past by Islamic State…

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Sicilian judge killed by mafia takes step to sainthood

'He understood that would lead to a weakening of the clans, their loss of control and also of social control,' Ciotti wrote in another biography of the murdered judge

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Alabama officer is convicted of murdering a suicidal man

The officer, William Darby, who had been strongly defended by the Police Department and cleared of wrongdoing by a city review board, will face 20 years to life in prison when he is sentenced for…

via The New York Times
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France charges three over neo-Nazi attack plot

Belonging to a group calling itself 'Honour and Nation', the suspects are believed to have planned a violent attack

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Honduras police unearth 1.5 tonnes of buried cocaine

They found some 1,450 packets of drugs in 58 sacks buried in three large holes dug with heavy machinery, a police statement said

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Pope facilitates Vatican prosecutions for cardinals, bishops

A new law published on Friday makes clear that Vatican city-state prosecutors have jurisdiction over cardinals and bishops and need only the pope's consent to proceed with investigations against…

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Indonesia seizes 2.5 tonnes of meth; 1 dead, 17 arrested in operation

Police found the first load of more than 1,278 tonnes board a ship that docked in Aceh Besar district on April 10. Five days later, police seized another 1,267 tonnes from Aceh Barat district,…

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Washington DC police server hacked, Russian-speaking group claims responsibility: Reports

The department said it was still assessing the extent of the unauthorised access

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Spanish Tourism Minister gets knife in post

The minsitry released a photo showing a small, wood-handled folding knife with a series of red stains running up the blade

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Greek prosecutors probe 'death threats' against journalist

Kostas Vaxevanis, the owner of a weekly newspaper and website, reported the threats two weeks after Giorgos Karaivaz was shot dead outside his home in the southern Athens district of Alimos

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Protests in France over no trial for Jewish woman's killer

Sarah Halimi was pushed out the window of her Paris flat by neighbour Kobili Traore, 27, who shouted 'Allahu Akbar'

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Three of seven Catholic clergy kidnapped in Haiti are released

Kidnappings for ransom have surged in recent months in Port-au-Prince and other provinces, reflecting the growing influence of armed gangs in the Caribbean nation

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Mexico: Over 73,000 people 'missing' and 'untraceable'

Even though most of these disappearances were lodged after 2006, over 40 per cent of those disappeared after the incumbent President Andrés Manuel López Obrador took over

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Venezuela denounces 'kidnapping' of eight soldiers by Colombian armed groups

'During the fighting, eight professional soldiers were captured and on May 9 we received proof of life,' Venezuelan Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino Lopez said in a televised statement

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Rising crime takes centre stage in New York mayoral race

Crime was endemic in the Big Apple in the 1970s and 1980s when America's largest metropolis was gripped by a budgetary crisis, but it has been on a continuous downward trend since the mid-1990s…

Read Article

Families denied justice as French serial killer dies at 79

Fourniret, whose victims were mostly girls and young women, died at the La Pitie-Salpetriere hospital in Paris where he was admitted on April 28 from the nearby Fresnes prison where he serving two…

Read Article

Afghan school blast toll rises to 58, families bury victims

The bombing on Saturday evening shook the city's Shi'ite Muslim neighbourhood of Dasht-e-Barchi. The community, a religious minority in Afghanistan, has been targeted in the past by Islamic State…

Read Article

Sicilian judge killed by mafia takes step to sainthood

'He understood that would lead to a weakening of the clans, their loss of control and also of social control,' Ciotti wrote in another biography of the murdered judge

Read Article

Alabama officer is convicted of murdering a suicidal man

The officer, William Darby, who had been strongly defended by the Police Department and cleared of wrongdoing by a city review board, will face 20 years to life in prison when he is sentenced for…

via The New York Times
Read Article

France charges three over neo-Nazi attack plot

Belonging to a group calling itself 'Honour and Nation', the suspects are believed to have planned a violent attack

Read Article

Honduras police unearth 1.5 tonnes of buried cocaine

They found some 1,450 packets of drugs in 58 sacks buried in three large holes dug with heavy machinery, a police statement said

Read Article

Pope facilitates Vatican prosecutions for cardinals, bishops

A new law published on Friday makes clear that Vatican city-state prosecutors have jurisdiction over cardinals and bishops and need only the pope's consent to proceed with investigations against…

Read Article

Indonesia seizes 2.5 tonnes of meth; 1 dead, 17 arrested in operation

Police found the first load of more than 1,278 tonnes board a ship that docked in Aceh Besar district on April 10. Five days later, police seized another 1,267 tonnes from Aceh Barat district,…

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Washington DC police server hacked, Russian-speaking group claims responsibility: Reports

The department said it was still assessing the extent of the unauthorised access

Read Article

Spanish Tourism Minister gets knife in post

The minsitry released a photo showing a small, wood-handled folding knife with a series of red stains running up the blade

Read Article

Greek prosecutors probe 'death threats' against journalist

Kostas Vaxevanis, the owner of a weekly newspaper and website, reported the threats two weeks after Giorgos Karaivaz was shot dead outside his home in the southern Athens district of Alimos

Read Article

Protests in France over no trial for Jewish woman's killer

Sarah Halimi was pushed out the window of her Paris flat by neighbour Kobili Traore, 27, who shouted 'Allahu Akbar'

Read Article

Three of seven Catholic clergy kidnapped in Haiti are released

Kidnappings for ransom have surged in recent months in Port-au-Prince and other provinces, reflecting the growing influence of armed gangs in the Caribbean nation

Read Article

Mexico: Over 73,000 people 'missing' and 'untraceable'

Even though most of these disappearances were lodged after 2006, over 40 per cent of those disappeared after the incumbent President Andrés Manuel López Obrador took over

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American man falsely charged with murder released after 23 years

A man in the United States who spent 30 years in jail for sexually assaulting and murdering a four-year-old girl has been freed

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Cold case of murder solved after 35 years using DNA evidence from a cigarette butt

DNA evidence from a discarded cigarette solved the cold case

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Nirbhaya case: The problem of sexual violence has to be dealt with fiercely

Gender-based violence is one of the most common human right violations that continue to persist around the world and in India.

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Man sentenced to death for murder of 19 people at a caring home for disabled

He wanted to eradicate all disabled people in the horrifying attack that also left 26 people wounded

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Venezuela denounces 'kidnapping' of eight soldiers by Colombian armed groups

'During the fighting, eight professional soldiers were captured and on May 9 we received proof of life,' Venezuelan Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino Lopez said in a televised statement

Read Article

Rising crime takes centre stage in New York mayoral race

Crime was endemic in the Big Apple in the 1970s and 1980s when America's largest metropolis was gripped by a budgetary crisis, but it has been on a continuous downward trend since the mid-1990s…

Read Article

Families denied justice as French serial killer dies at 79

Fourniret, whose victims were mostly girls and young women, died at the La Pitie-Salpetriere hospital in Paris where he was admitted on April 28 from the nearby Fresnes prison where he serving two…

Read Article

Afghan school blast toll rises to 58, families bury victims

The bombing on Saturday evening shook the city's Shi'ite Muslim neighbourhood of Dasht-e-Barchi. The community, a religious minority in Afghanistan, has been targeted in the past by Islamic State…

Read Article

Sicilian judge killed by mafia takes step to sainthood

'He understood that would lead to a weakening of the clans, their loss of control and also of social control,' Ciotti wrote in another biography of the murdered judge

Read Article

Alabama officer is convicted of murdering a suicidal man

The officer, William Darby, who had been strongly defended by the Police Department and cleared of wrongdoing by a city review board, will face 20 years to life in prison when he is sentenced for…

via The New York Times
Read Article

France charges three over neo-Nazi attack plot

Belonging to a group calling itself 'Honour and Nation', the suspects are believed to have planned a violent attack

Read Article

Honduras police unearth 1.5 tonnes of buried cocaine

They found some 1,450 packets of drugs in 58 sacks buried in three large holes dug with heavy machinery, a police statement said

Read Article

Pope facilitates Vatican prosecutions for cardinals, bishops

A new law published on Friday makes clear that Vatican city-state prosecutors have jurisdiction over cardinals and bishops and need only the pope's consent to proceed with investigations against…

Read Article

Indonesia seizes 2.5 tonnes of meth; 1 dead, 17 arrested in operation

Police found the first load of more than 1,278 tonnes board a ship that docked in Aceh Besar district on April 10. Five days later, police seized another 1,267 tonnes from Aceh Barat district,…

Read Article

Washington DC police server hacked, Russian-speaking group claims responsibility: Reports

The department said it was still assessing the extent of the unauthorised access

Read Article

Spanish Tourism Minister gets knife in post

The minsitry released a photo showing a small, wood-handled folding knife with a series of red stains running up the blade

Read Article

Greek prosecutors probe 'death threats' against journalist

Kostas Vaxevanis, the owner of a weekly newspaper and website, reported the threats two weeks after Giorgos Karaivaz was shot dead outside his home in the southern Athens district of Alimos

Read Article

Protests in France over no trial for Jewish woman's killer

Sarah Halimi was pushed out the window of her Paris flat by neighbour Kobili Traore, 27, who shouted 'Allahu Akbar'

Read Article

Three of seven Catholic clergy kidnapped in Haiti are released

Kidnappings for ransom have surged in recent months in Port-au-Prince and other provinces, reflecting the growing influence of armed gangs in the Caribbean nation

Read Article

Mexico: Over 73,000 people 'missing' and 'untraceable'

Even though most of these disappearances were lodged after 2006, over 40 per cent of those disappeared after the incumbent President Andrés Manuel López Obrador took over

Read Article

American man falsely charged with murder released after 23 years

A man in the United States who spent 30 years in jail for sexually assaulting and murdering a four-year-old girl has been freed

Read Article

Cold case of murder solved after 35 years using DNA evidence from a cigarette butt

DNA evidence from a discarded cigarette solved the cold case

Read Article

Nirbhaya case: The problem of sexual violence has to be dealt with fiercely

Gender-based violence is one of the most common human right violations that continue to persist around the world and in India.

Read Article

Man sentenced to death for murder of 19 people at a caring home for disabled

He wanted to eradicate all disabled people in the horrifying attack that also left 26 people wounded

Read Article