Taiwan’s Kaohsiung police break Love River dismemberment case in 40 hours

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The First Precinct of Kaohsiung City's Sanmin District announced on Thursday (June 25) they had cracked the Love River dismemberment case after tracking down the suspe...

Khashoggi's sons forgive Saudi killers, sparing 5 execution

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The family of slain Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi announced Friday they have forgiven his Saudi killers, giving legal reprieve to the five government age...

Virus rampages across vast Navajo lands, close-knit families

TUBA CITY, Arizona (AP) — The virus arrived on the reservation in early March, when late winter winds were still blowing off the mesas and temperatures at dawn were often barely above freezing. ...

Coalition petitions Taiwan president to pardon death row inmate tortured into confession

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One week after Taiwan saw its second execution during the tenure of President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), a coalition of NGOs, lawyers, and academics sent her a petition for a pre...

Lawyer: Durst found body of slain friend, 'panicked' and ran

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robert Durst's defense lawyer said Tuesday that the multimillionaire real estate heir found the body of the friend he is charged with killing. The admission, made...

Prosecutor: Victim confided in Durst and it got her killed

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Susan Berman sealed her fate when she told best friend Robert Durst, falsely, that detectives had asked to talk to her about Durst's wife's disappearance 18 years earlier, prosecuto...

American convicted of Yonghe murder sentenced to life in prison in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American man convicted of being the mastermind behind the grisly Yonghe murder has been handed a life sentence, while his accomplices have received sentences ranging f...

Suspect behind grisly murder of Malaysian woman found dead

TAIPEI (Taiwan News ) — The suspect behind the grisly murder and dismemberment of a Chinese Malaysian woman was found dead inside an apartment in Keelung on Sunday evening (Jan. 12). After po...

Police hunt for suspect behind murder, dismemberment of Malaysian woman in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police on Sunday (Jan. 12), issued a warrant for the arrest of a Taiwanese man suspected in the brutal murder and dismemberment of a Malaysian woman, whose body was found ...

UN: Congo ethnic violence might be crimes against humanity

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Killings, rapes and other violence by an armed ethnic group targeting rivals in Congo’s northeast may amount to crimes against humanity, the United Nations said Friday. ...

Yonghe murder suspect found guilty by New Taipei court

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A New Taipei City court last week found the main suspect of the gruesome murder and dismemberment of a Canadian English teacher guilty. When the Taiwan New Taipei Distr...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Nov. 21, the 325th day of 2019. There are 40 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 21, ...

Investors return to Saudi Arabia as lucrative oil IPO looms

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Lured by a long-looming stock offering of Saudi Arabia's massive state-run oil company, investors and business leaders have returned to the kingdom's capital for an investm...

UN investigator regrets no probe of chain to Khashoggi slay

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A U.N. independent investigator says she regrets that neither Saudi Arabia nor the U.N. secretary-general and U.N. decision-making bodies have taken steps to criminally investiga...

Saudi Arabia's king names prince as new foreign minister

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi King Salman has named a new foreign minister for the kingdom amid a series of royal orders. The king late Wednesday night named Prince Faisal...