Philippines detains Duterte-critical journalist Maria Ressa

(Deutsche Welle) — Award-winning Philippine journalist Maria Ressa was arrested by government agents on Wednesday. Ressa, a regular critic of President Rodrigo Duterte's brutal war on drugs,...

1-year-old toddler beaten to death in S. Taiwan, teen mother, 3 others implicated

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese are shocked by the death of an 18-month-old toddler in southern Taiwan at the hands of her 17-year-old mother and three other adults, reported Apple Daily. A toddl...

New Taipei's 'Meatball Dad' apologizes for beating family over peppers, wife issues statement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A New Taipei City man issued a public apology yesterday after video surfaced on Sunday (Jan. 13) showing him beat his son and wife over the lack of hot peppers on his Taiwanese...

Video shows 'Meatball Dad' beat child with rod in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A day after a video surfaced showing a man beating his son for not including peppers with his meatballs, another video has been released which shows him striking his child with...

7 vigilantes storm home, angry mob in New Taipei fries chili peppers over 'Meatball Dad' video

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Last night (Jan. 13), seven vigilantes stormed the home of a New Taipei man, while an angry mob gathered outside and fried chili peppers, after video surfaced of him physically...

The Latest: German far-right groups stage 'mourning march'

CHEMNITZ, Germany (AP) — The Latest on anti-migrant protests in Germany after the fatal stabbing of a German citizen (all times local): 6:25 p.m. Thousands of far-r...

Far right to merge their street protests in German city

CHEMNITZ, Germany (AP) — Germany's far right is trying to make protests this weekend a watershed moment in which different nationalist groups — from lawmakers in national parliament to Hitler-saluting...

Ukraine's Roma live in fear amid wave of nationalist attacks

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — After attackers charged into a Roma encampment on the outskirts of Kiev, beating the residents and chasing them away, a leader of an ultranationalist group posted photos of his co...

Outrage grows over attacks on Muslim cattle traders in India

NEW DELHI (AP) — When a mob of Hindu villagers thrashed a Muslim cattle trader last week in western India, police rushed to the scene. First, they took his two cows to an animal shed, then kept him fo...

Rural mayor candidate killed in Mexico, 17th to die

MEXICO CITY (AP) — An independent candidate for the mayorship of a conflict-ridden rural town in western Mexico is dead, the 17th candidate killed so far in the 2018 campaign. Michoa...

Mob of 300 ransacks home of uncle suspected of killing 5-year-old niece in Changhua

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An angry lynch mob of 300 vigilantes last night (May 24) ransacked the Changhua home of a man suspected of killing and molesting his 5-year-old niece when they believed that he...

Taiwanese vigilantes beat confession out of man accused of raping suicidal teen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A day after a 16-year-old teenage girl committed suicide by leaping off the ninth floor of an apartment building in New Taipei City, video has surfaced of the man who alle...

The Latest: Protesters greet candidate's 'deportation bus'

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on a Georgia GOP hopeful's "Deportation Bus" tour (all times local): 5:30 p.m. A Georgia gubernatorial candidate riding around th...

Rights group: 11,232 displaced in Mexico by violence

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican rights group says 11,232 people were forced to flee their homes due to drug gang violence in 2017. The Mexican Commission for the Defense and Promotion o...

Accused serial rapist and killer undetected working as cop

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Joseph DeAngelo's six-year career as a cop came swiftly to an end after being busted for shoplifting a can of dog repellant and a hammer from a Pay N' Save store in a Sacrame...