Judge rejects written testimony from Iowa murder suspect

MONTEZUMA, Iowa (AP) — A judge won’t consider written testimony from a man who claims he was unaware of his legal rights when he allegedly confessed to killing University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbet...

Russian court orders murder-suspect professor detained

MOSCOW (AP) — A St. Petersburg court has rejected a defense lawyer's request for a prominent Russian history professor who's suspected of murdering and dismembering a female student to be released und...

Xi Jinping backs Hong Kong's Carrie Lam amid ongoing protests

Chinese President Xi Jinping offered his full support to Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam and her administration when the two met in Shanghai on Monday, according to the state-run Xinhua new...

Taiwan's CIB ready to receive Hong Kong murder suspect for trial

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan awaits the handover of murder suspect Chan Tong-kai (陳同佳) from the Hong Kong authorities, Taiwan’s Criminal Investigation Bureau has confirmed that they ar...

Hong Kong should recognize legal responsibility in murder case: Taiwan MAC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam's statement on Tuesday (Oct. 29) that she “does not know” when the murder suspect Chan Tong-kai (陳同佳) will b...

Hong Kong murder suspect may delay return to Taiwan until 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the legal and political controversy around the now-released murder suspect Chan Tong-kai continues to escalate, a key figure in the unfolding drama has stated that Chan...

Taiwan's interior minister gets in shouting match with pro-China reporter over HK suspect

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Interior Minister Hsu Kuo-yung (徐國勇) blamed the Hong Kong government for allowing a murderer to walk free before being accosted by a pro-China reporter. As he...

Taiwan's ex-Premier Lai says US trip unrelated to VP slot on 2020 ticket

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Taiwanese Premier William Lai (賴清德) returned to Taiwan from his trip to the U.S. Thursday evening (Oct. 24) and told the press that campaigning for Democratic Progr...

MAC chief says Taiwan ready to receive Hong Kong murder suspect

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After several days of mixed messages concerning self-confessed murder suspect Chan Tong-kai's (陳同佳) return from Hong Kong to Taiwan, Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Co...

Hong Kong government withdraws bill that sparked protests

Hong Kong authorities on Wednesday withdrew an unpopular extradition bill that sparked months of chaotic protests that have since morphed into a campaign for greater democratic change. Secretary fo...

Hong Kong suitcase murder suspect 'will be arrested, not surrender': Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to the news that the Hong Kong suitcase murder suspect would be flying back to Taiwan on Wednesday (Oct. 23) to stand trial, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen i...

Update: Hong Kong suitcase murder suspect books EVA Air flight to Taiwan

Update: 10/23 2 p.m. Reverend Canon Peter Koon Ho-ming (管浩鳴), an Anglican priest who visited Chan weekly while he was in jail, said that Chan would not fly to Taiwan on Wednesday (Oct. 23), reporte...

Update: Hong Hong suitcase murder suspect apologizes, buys ticket to Taiwan

Update: 10/23 2 p.m. Reverend Canon Peter Koon Ho-ming (管浩鳴), an Anglican priest who visited Chan weekly while he was in jail, said that Chan would not fly to Taiwan on Wednesday (Oct. 23), reporte...

Taiwan makes U-turn on suitcase murder suspect, Hong Kong rejects plan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After refusing to accept the surrender of a Hong Kong murder suspect without the official cooperation of the Special Administrative Region's government, Taiwan on Tues...

Suspect whose case led to Hong Kong's unrest leaves prison

HONG KONG (AP) — A murder suspect whose case indirectly led to Hong Kong's ongoing protests has been freed from prison. Chan Tong-kai told reporters Wednesday he was willing to turn ...