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How many femicides in Turkey are covered up as suicides?

The gruesome murder of women is all too common in Turkey and news of such crimes repeatedly shocks large parts of the country. The May 2018 murder of 23-year-old Ankara resident Sule Cet is one that h...

Taiwan High Court confirms life sentence for dismemberment of Canadian

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan High Court on Wednesday (Jan. 13) upheld the life sentence of an Israeli-American citizen convicted for the gruesome murder of a Canadian resident over a disput...

2 Danish brothers convicted of biracial man's island murder

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A court in Denmark on Tuesday sentenced two brothers to 14 years in prison each for the murder of a biracial man on a Danish island in June, which had sparked a debate about...

France awards Legion of Honor to slain schoolteacher

Mourners gathered at the Sorbonne University in Paris on Wednesday for a high-level ceremony dedicated to late Samuel Paty. The history teacher wasbeheaded by an 18-year-old Moscow-born ethnic Chechen...

Activists seek justice on anniversary of Khashoggi killing

ISTANBUL (AP) — Journalists and human rights activists called for justice for Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Friday, the second anniversary of The Washington Post columnist's brutal killing insid...

Convicts in dismemberment of Canadian brought back to Taiwan crime scene

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan High Court on Friday (Sept. 11) brought the four convicted in the gruesome murder of an alleged Canadian drugs dealer in 2018 back to the scene of the crime to ...

Senate fails to override Trump veto on Iran conflict

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has failed in its bid to block President Donald Trump from engaging in further military action against Iran without backing from the legislative branch. T...

Congress acts to limit Trump on military action in Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defying a veto threat, Congress has approved a bipartisan measure to limit President Donald Trump's authority to launch military operations against Iran. The House...

Trump tests Congress' war powers with strike against Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's confrontation with Iran is posing a gut check for Congress, brazenly testing whether the House and Senate will exert their own authority over U.S. military s...

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...

Elizabeth Spencer, 'Light In the Piazza' author, dies at 98

NEW YORK (AP) — Elizabeth Spencer, a grande dame of Southern literature who bravely navigated between the Jim Crow past and open-ended present in her novels and stories including the celebrated novell...

Archer sentenced to death for gruesome murder of woman in Taipei's Huashan Grassland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An archery instructor has been found guilty of murdering his female student and dismembering her into 13 pieces and has been sentenced to death. After meeting with an archer...

Son of suspected American accomplice to New Taipei murder dies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American English teacher, the fourth suspect in the gruesome murder and dismemberment of a Canadian English teacher, was informed of the sudden death of his 19-year-old son ...

Two Americans indicted for grisly murder of Canadian English teacher

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Two Americans have been indicted for the gruesome murder and dismemberment of a Canadian English teacher in August, announced the New Taipei City District Prosecutor's Offi...

American English teacher being held incommunicado for role in grisly New Taipei murder

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American English teacher, the fourth suspect in the gruesome murder and dismemberment of a Canadian English teacher, was ordered by a New Taipei court to be held incommunica...