Crime

Oscar Pistorius' sentence increased to 13 years, 5 months

Nov 24, 2017

Oscar Pistorius' sentence more than doubles to 13 years, 5 months

Catholic officials threaten ex-seminarians over sex claims

Nov 24, 2017

Catholic officials in Italy have threatened former altar boys of the pope with criminal defamation charges for having publicly accused an older seminarian of sexual misconduct when they lived together at the youth seminary inside the Vatican gardens

Zimbabwe asks if new leader, a Mugabe ally, can bring change

Nov 24, 2017

Zimbabwe asks if new leader, a Mugabe ally, can bring change; 'He has a long past'

Chinese parents demand answers to kindergarten abuse claims

Nov 24, 2017

Chinese authorities are investigating allegations that children attending a kindergarten in Beijing run by a U.S.-listed company have been abused and molested

Police probe death of 2 Germans in eastern Spain

Nov 24, 2017

Spanish police say they have found the bodies of a German man and woman in a house in the eastern town of Vinaros

Committees looking into Russian meddling not done yet

Nov 24, 2017

Congressional committees looking into Russian meddling in presidential election not done yet

Attacks on Israeli soldier turned whistleblower get personal

Nov 24, 2017

Former Israeli officer turned whistleblower draws relentless criticism for campaign against West Bank occupation

Prague appeals court to rule on Russian hacker extradition

Nov 24, 2017

A Prague appeals court is due to rule on an appeal by a Russian man who faces charges of hacking computers at American companies against a lower court decision allowing his extradition to the United States

China reports breaking up gang that moved $3 billion abroad

Nov 24, 2017

Chinese police say they have broken up a crime gang that smuggled $3 billion out of the country, evading foreign exchange controls by using bank accounts opened with stolen identity cards

Suspected Pakistani militant wanted by US has been released from house arrest on court order

Nov 24, 2017

Suspected Pakistani militant wanted by US has been released from house arrest on court order