Crime

Former Afghan hostage Joshua Boyle granted bail

Jun 2, 2018

Former hostage Joshua Boyle will be released from a Canadian jail with strict bail conditions that include an electronic tracking bracelet

Fiji prosecutors appeal verdicts in newspaper sedition case

Jun 1, 2018

Prosecutors in Fiji are appealing a judge's acquittal of an opinion writer and a newspaper publisher on sedition charges

Dutch police shoot man reportedly waving ax on balcony

May 30, 2018

Dutch police shoot, wound man reportedly waving ax on balcony of residential building

Killer of Dutch politician Fortuyn freed from parole order

May 29, 2018

A judge has ruled that the man who murdered populist Dutch politician Pim Fortuyn no longer has to report to parole authorities, freeing him to emigrate

Son of Russian spies fights for Canadian citizenship

May 28, 2018

The sons of a Russian spy couple who lived clandestine lives in Canada and the US want to keep their Canadian citizenship

Canadian police seek 2 after bomb wounds 15 at restaurant

May 25, 2018

Canadian police are hunting for two people after an explosion caused by a homemade bomb ripped through an Indian restaurant at a mall in the Toronto suburb of Mississauga, wounding 15 people

Netherlands, Australia hold Russia liable for downing MH17

May 25, 2018

Netherlands, Australia hold Russia liable for downing MH17 flight with 298 on board

Probe: Missile that downed MH17 came from Russia-based unit

May 24, 2018

International investigators say the missile used to shoot down a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet over eastern Ukraine in 2014, killing all 298 aboard, belonged to a Russia-based military unit

Sweden adopts law that says non-consensual sex is rape

May 24, 2018

Sweden has adopted a law requiring people to get explicit consent before sexual contact. Otherwise it will be considered as rape.

Palestinians ask ICC to investigate alleged crimes by Israel

May 22, 2018

Palestinians ask ICC to open probe of alleged crimes by Israel

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