Crime

Thai police seek shooters who killed tourist in crossfire

Oct 8, 2018

Police in Thailand are searching for suspected teenage gang members involved in a shooting that killed a nearby Indian tourist and injured four others outside a Bangkok shopping arcade

China says ex-Interpol chief being investigated for bribery, other unspecified crimes; hints at political transgressions

Oct 8, 2018

China says ex-Interpol chief being investigated for bribery, other unspecified crimes; hints at political transgressions

China reports 2 killed in vehicle, knife attack in Zhejiang

Oct 7, 2018

Authorities in eastern China say 2 people have been killed and 16 injured after a knife-wielding man drove a vehicle into a crowd of pedestrians

Malaysia arrests 8 suspected militants, 7 of them foreigners

Oct 6, 2018

Malaysian police say eight suspected militants, including seven foreigners, have been arrested for allegedly spreading religious extremism that could threaten national security and fan terrorism in the region

Vietnam jails 5 activists over attempted subversion

Oct 5, 2018

A court in Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City has sentenced five activists to up to 15 years in prison after finding them guilty of running a political group that challenges the country's Communist one-party rule

South Korean ex-leader Lee gets 15-year term for corruption

Oct 5, 2018

Former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak has been sentenced to 15 years in prison in a corruption case that badly tainting his status as South Korea's first leader with a business background who once symbolized the country's economic rise

Philippine police kill 9, arrest 117 mostly drug suspects

Oct 4, 2018

Philippine officials say nine drug suspects have been killed and 117 others have been arrested in police-led raids in a central province, as the government pressed a massive crackdown that has left more than 4,800 suspects dead

Malaysia ex-PM's wife pleads not guilty to money laundering

Oct 4, 2018

The wife of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najjib Razak has pleaded not guilty to laundering illegal proceeds linked to the graft scandal at the 1MDB state investment fund that led to his shocking electoral loss

The Latest: Malaysia ex-PM's wife charged in 1MDB case

Oct 4, 2018

The wife of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najjib Razak has pleaded not guilty to laundering illegal proceeds from scandal at the 1MDB state investment fund

The wife of former Malaysian PM pleads not guilty to laundering illegal proceeds from 1MDB graft scandal

Oct 4, 2018

The wife of former Malaysian PM pleads not guilty to laundering illegal proceeds from 1MDB graft scandal