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Afghan journalist shot dead in car ambush

January 03, 2021 5:00 AM

KABUL • An Afghan journalist has been shot dead in a car ambush in the central province of Ghor, the fifth media professional to be killed in the country in two months, officials said yesterday.

Japanese serial killer, who chopped up nine bodies, wants to get married while on death row

December 19, 2020 9:19 PM

TOKYO - Takahiro Shiraishi, the Japanese serial killer who was sent to the gallows on Dec 15 for murdering nine people and chopping up their bodies, craves romance and hopes to get married.

Mother in North Sumatra kills her 3 young children

December 12, 2020 7:40 PM

Initial investigation suggests the mother killed her children due to economic pressures.

University professor turned wife killer faces life in jail

November 29, 2020 5:00 AM

It is a grim tale that has gripped Hong Kong: a well-liked professor, trapped in a marriage that has soured, murders his wife and stuffs her body into a suitcase.

Life imprisonment awaits ex-HKU professor who killed wife and stuffed body in suitcase

November 28, 2020 1:53 PM

HONG KONG - It was a grim tale that gripped Hong Kong: a well-liked professor, trapped in a marriage that had soured, murdered his wife and stuffed her body into a suitcase.

Family of murdered Malaysian student to sue Taiwan govt for alleged negligence: Lawyer

November 23, 2020 10:10 PM

Irene Chung, 24, was found dead in Taiwan and an arrested suspect had confessed to killing her.

Philippines judge is shot and killed in her office, with court's chief clerk as main suspect

November 12, 2020 2:39 PM

MANILA (NEW YORK TIMES) - A judge in the Philippine capital was fatally shot Wednesday )Nov 11) in her office at Manila's city hall, authorities said, in a burst of violence that was notable even for a country where shootings are prevalent.

Australia offers big reward for German tourist cold case

October 15, 2020 12:33 PM

SYDNEY (AFP) - Australian authorities have announced a A$1 million (S$973,000) reward for information that helps solve the murder of a young German tourist in a small country town in 2005.

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