Crime

FIFA bans convicted Brazilian soccer official Marin for life

Apr 15, 2019

Brazilian soccer official Jose Maria Marin has been banned for life by FIFA, 16 months after he was convicted of corruption charges in the United States

Danish police detain 23 after provocateur sparks violence

Apr 15, 2019

Danish police say 23 people have been detained for violence after a far-right provocateur tossed a copy of the Quran in the air in an immigrant neighborhood in Copenhagen

Red Cross, New Zealand hope for info on nurse held in Syria

Apr 15, 2019

Government, Red Cross hope for information on New Zealand nurse held captive by the Islamic State group in Syria for almost six years

6 appear in court on charges they sent mosque attack images

Apr 15, 2019

6 people appeared in a New Zealand court Monday on charges they illegally redistributed the video a gunman livestreamed as he shot worshippers at two mosques last month

Sweden charges 3 policemen in shooting of disabled man

Apr 12, 2019

Sweden's prosecution authority has charged three police officers in the fatal shooting in Stockholm last year of a disabled man who waved a toy gun

New Zealand's new gun laws get final assent to take effect

Apr 11, 2019

New Zealand's governor general has signed into effect sweeping gun laws outlawing military style weapons weeks after a man used such guns to kill 50 people at mosques in Christchurch

New Zealand Parliament passes sweeping gun restrictions

Apr 11, 2019

New Zealand's Parliament has passed sweeping gun laws less than a month after killings of 50 at two mosques

2 busts in Singapore reveal 38,000 endangered pangolins lost

Apr 11, 2019

Singapore seizes record haul of more than 28 tons of pangolin scales belonging to 38,000 mammals, spurring calls for more protection by wildlife groups

WADA reinstates troubled Bucharest doping lab

Apr 9, 2019

The World Anti-Doping Agency has reinstated Romania's only anti-doping laboratory after it was suspended for allegedly covering up drug use

Canadian neurosurgeon admits killing wife, a physician

Apr 8, 2019

A well-known Toronto neurosurgeon has pleaded guilty to killing his physician wife

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