Crime

China indicts former Interpol chief on bribery charges

May 10, 2019

Chinese prosecutors have indicted former Interpol president Meng Hongwei on charges of accepting bribes

China holds appeal hearing for Canadian sentenced to death

May 9, 2019

A Chinese court has held an appeal hearing for a Canadian who was sentenced to death for drug smuggling in a case that has deepened a diplomatic rift

Vietnamese woman accused in Kim Jong Nam's killing released

May 3, 2019

The last suspect held in the killing of the North Korea's leader half brother has been released from a Malaysian prison

Supporters of Chinese billionaire's accuser decry censorship

May 3, 2019

Six Chinese social media accounts have been shut down after they advocated support for a woman who has accused the founder of online shopping giant JD.com, Richard Liu, of rape in Minnesota

Indonesia jails Polish tourist who met Papuan activists

May 2, 2019

A Polish tourist has been sentenced to five years prison in Indonesia for treason after meeting with Papuan independence supporters

China sentences 6 foreigners for drugs; Canadian gets death

Apr 30, 2019

A court in southern China has handed down sentences to at least six foreigners involved in a global methamphetamine operation, including a Canadian sentenced to death

Japan police: Man put knives on desk of emperor's grandson

Apr 30, 2019

Japanese police say they have arrested a man linked to knives found on the school desk of Emperor Akihito's 12-year-old grandson

Judge rules graft charges to stand against Malaysia's Najib

Apr 29, 2019

Malaysia's former Prime Minister Najib Razak has failed in his bid to have seven corruption charges against him dismissed as his trial enters its third week

Japanese police probe knife on desk of emperor's grandson

Apr 27, 2019

Japanese media reports say police are investigating a knife that was placed on the school desk of Emperor Akihito's grandson

China charges former Interpol president with bribery

Apr 24, 2019

China has formally arrested former Interpol President Meng Hongwei on suspicion of accepting bribes