Crime

Germany welcomes release of writer sought by Turkey

Aug 20, 2017

Germany's foreign minister welcomed the release Sunday of a German writer detained in Spain on a Turkish warrant

Attack victims came from around world to celebrate Barcelona

Aug 20, 2017

The victims of vehicle attacks in Barcelona and a nearby resort came from around the world and across generations

The Latest: No bond for suspect in officers' death in Fla.

Aug 20, 2017

A suspect in the fatal shooting of two police officers in Florida will be staying in jail

Man arrested vandalizing Indianapolis Confederate monument

Aug 20, 2017

Police have arrested a man who they say damaged a Confederate monument at an Indianapolis park with a hammer

Mastermind of lottery fraud faces 25-year prison sentence

Aug 20, 2017

A former lottery computer programmer who has pleaded guilty in Iowa to running a criminal scheme that allowed him to collect $2 million in lottery winnings in four states is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday

The Latest: South Africa grants immunity to Zim first lady

Aug 20, 2017

South Africa granted diplomatic immunity to Zimbabwe's first lady, who was accused of assaulting a woman in a Johannesburg hotel a week ago

Philippine churches to ring bells to protest drug killings

Aug 20, 2017

Roman Catholic Church in the Philippines will ring bells every night for three months to raise alarm over a renewed police crackdown that has left more than 80 drug and crime suspects dead in just a week

Grace Mugabe returns to Zimbabwe despite assault claim

Aug 20, 2017

Zimbabwean state media say the wife of President Robert Mugabe has returned home from South Africa despite calls that she be prosecuted for allegedly assaulting a young model at a luxury hotel in Johannesburg

Police: Bandit gang abducts 7 Pakistani police officers

Aug 20, 2017

Pakistani police say a gang of bandits has abducted seven policemen from a forested area of southern Punjab in bid to get members released

Turkish political refugees flock to Germany, seeking safety

Aug 20, 2017

Germany has become the top destination for political refugees from Turkey