Crime

N. Korea calls imprisoned ex-S. Korean president 'traitor'

Apr 7, 2018

North Korea has called disgraced former South Korean President Park Geun-hye a "traitor" responsible for "extra-large hideous corruption," in its first reaction to the sentencing of Park to 24 years in prison on corruption charges

Vietnam nabs ex-police official for alleged abuse of power

Apr 7, 2018

Vietnamese police have arrested the former head of a national police department on suspicion of involvement in an international gambling ring

Rape victim wants Japan to do more on US military crimes

Apr 6, 2018

A woman who says she was raped by a U.S. sailor in Japan is demanding Tokyo do more to protect victims of U.S. military personnel stationed

Ex-S. Korean leader Park gets 24-year prison term

Apr 6, 2018

Ex-South Korean President Park gets 24-year prison term over corruption scandal

The Latest: Lawyer of ex-President Park hints at appeal

Apr 6, 2018

Lawyer of ex-South Korean President Park Geun-hye hints at appeal

Facebook faces Indonesia investigation over privacy breach

Apr 6, 2018

Indonesia says Facebook is being investigated over the privacy breach of its Indonesian users.

Vietnam gives harsh jail terms to 6 for advocating democracy

Apr 6, 2018

Six activists were sentenced to harsh prison terms in Vietnam after being convicted of attempting to overthrow the government by advocating a multiparty democracy

Malaysian prosecutors rest case in Kim Jong Nam murder trial

Apr 5, 2018

Malaysian prosecutors have wrapped up their case against two Southeast Asian women accused of killing the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader, after a six-month trial that could send the women to the gallows

Missionaries at border spread Christianity to North Korea

Apr 5, 2018

Missionaries along China-North Korean border are engaged in dangerous work of spreading Christianity to North

Vietnam puts 6 activists on trial for alleged subversion

Apr 5, 2018

A court in Hanoi has opened trial of six activists accused of attempting to overthrow the government as communist authorities step up their crackdown on dissent.