Crime

Hong Kong protesters march in new outpouring of grievances

Jul 14, 2019

Protesters in Hong Kong demand investigation of complaints of police violence, resignation of territory's leader in new outpouring of grievances against government

Amnesty seeks international probe to end Philippine killings

Jul 8, 2019

Amnesty International has urgently called for international pressure and an immediate U.N. investigation to help end what it says are possible crimes against humanity in the Philippine president's anti-drug crackdown

N.Korea: Australian student was spying, spreading propaganda

Jul 6, 2019

North Korea says an Australian student who was released after being detained for a week had spread anti-Pyongyang propaganda and committed espionage by providing photos and other materials to news outlets with critical views toward the North

Arrests in Hong Kong raise fears of more violent protests

Jul 4, 2019

A Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmaker is expressing fears that the situation could worsen after police announced the arrests of more than a dozen people following protests earlier this week

Hong Kong police arrest 12 involved in pro-democracy protest

Jul 3, 2019

Police in Hong Kong have arrested 12 people involved in a pro-democracy protest that took place Monday morning ahead of the storming of the city's legislative building later in the day

K-Pop star Park Yoo-chun given suspended sentence for drugs

Jul 2, 2019

Park Yoo-chun, a former member of the South Korean boy band JYJ, has received a 10-month suspended sentence for illegal drug use

The Latest: Hong Kong pro-Beijing lawmakers slam violence

Jul 2, 2019

Pro-Beijing lawmakers in Hong Kong have condemned the violence and vandalism of government facilities by protesters

Indonesia arrests suspected leader of Jemaah Islamiyah

Jul 1, 2019

Indonesian police say they have arrested a man believed to be the leader of the al-Qaida-linked Jemaah Islamiyah network who has eluded capture since 2003

JOC gets new leader in wake of Tokyo Olympic bribery scandal

Jun 27, 2019

A former gold medalist has been elected to lead the Japanese Olympic Committee, which is mired in a scandal that forced the former president to step aside in an alleged vote-buying scheme to land next year's Tokyo Games

Hong Kong protesters push ahead as territory's leader unseen

Jun 27, 2019

A few hundred protesters opposed to legislation they fear would reduce Hong Kong's judicial independence have rallied outside the Justice Department