S. Korea confirms ‘murder’ of Kim Jong-Un’s half-brother

S. Korea confirms ‘murder’ of Kim Jong-Un’s half-brother

South Korea said on Wednesday it believed the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had been murdered, as Malaysian authorities moved the body to another hospital for an autopsy to identify the cause of death, sources told Reuters. U.S. government sources told Reuters they believed that Kim Jong Nam, who according to Malaysian […]

No terror links found in French retirement home murder

No terror links  found in French retirement home murder

Investigators probing the killing of a worker at a missionary retirement home in southern France believe it was a local crime and are not treating it as a terror attack, a prosecutor said Friday after police arrested a suspect. The slaying set nerves jangling in France late Thursday after a string of jihadist atrocities in […]

Questions remain a decade after Russian journalist Politkovskaya’s murder

Questions remain a decade after Russian journalist Politkovskaya’s murder

An empty chair and a small potted palm still stand in late journalist Anna Politkovskaya’s former office, preserved as a shrine by her colleagues at the Novaya Gazeta opposition newspaper. An uncompromising critic of Russia’s bloody suppression of its opponents in Chechnya, Politkovskaya was gunned down on October 7, 2006 in the entrance hall of […]

Getting away with murder in DR Congo

Getting away with murder in DR Congo

For more than a year and a half, a series of massacres – which have never been claimed – have been committed in the Beni region in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo. More than 700 people have died in attacks on civilians in the region neighbouring Uganda, according to the United Nations. […]

Brexit campaign resumes after murder of lawmaker Jo Cox

Brexit campaign resumes after murder of lawmaker Jo Cox

Reeling from the murder of MP Jo Cox, the EU referendum campaigns resumed Sunday, with just four days to go until the critical vote that will shape Britain’s future. The Remain and Leave camps suspended campaigning for three days after the killing of Cox on Thursday. A 52-year-old man has appeared in court charged with […]