Crime

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

Ardern names judge to head royal inquiry into mosque attack

Apr 8, 2019

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has named a Supreme Court justice to head New Zealand's top level investigation into the actions of security agencies and other issues related to the mosque shootings

Denmark shooting leaves 1 dead, 4 wounded; gangs suspected

Apr 7, 2019

Shooting north of Copenhagen leaves 20-year-old man dead, 4 injured in suspected gang violence

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