Crime

New Zealand political leader taped speaking inappropriately

Oct 17, 2018

New Zealand's opposition leader has been secretly recorded using an obscenity to attack a colleague and making other questionable remarks as turmoil in the conservative party escalated

The Latest: Canada to pardon some in pot possession cases

Oct 17, 2018

A senior Canadian official says the government will pardon those with a pot possession record of 30 grams or less

Asian shares up on hopes that US, China will solve dispute

Oct 16, 2018

Asian shares up on hopes that US, China will resolve trade dispute

FIFA bans Dominican Republic official in bribery case

Oct 12, 2018

FIFA ethics committee judges have banned the former president of Dominican Republic's soccer federation for 10 years in a bribery case

Former FIFA official Makudi at court for ban appeal hearing

Oct 11, 2018

From FIFA executive committee member Worawi Makudi is at the Court of Arbitration for Sport challenging his ban for forgery ahead of a Thailand soccer federation election

EU crime fighting unit teams up with counterterror forces

Oct 10, 2018

The European Union's crime fighting unit has signed a cooperation agreement with a European network of special counterterror intervention units, in a move that Europol's chief says will make the bloc's citizens safer

Nobel Peace laureates demand end to sexual violence in war

Oct 5, 2018

An Iraqi woman who became a global advocate for victims after being raped and tortured by Islamic State militants and a Congolese surgeon who has treated countless rape victims in his war-torn nation are awarded the Nobel Peace Prize

The Latest: Lawyer Clooney says client's Nobel sends message

Oct 5, 2018

Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney says the Nobel Peace Prize awarded to client Nadia Murad "sends a message that survivors of sexual violence must not be ignored, and that their abusers must be held to account."

The Latest: Nobel winner stands up for persecuted minorities

Oct 5, 2018

Nobel Peace prize co-winner Nadia Murad of Iraq says she will share her award "with Yazidis, Iraqis, Kurds, other persecuted minorities and all of the countless victims of sexual violence around the world."

UN rights chief condemns execution of Iran juvenile offender

Oct 5, 2018

The U.N. human rights chief is condemning the execution in Iran of a woman convicted of murdering her husband five years ago when she was 17 years old

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