Scores killed in South Sudan cattle raidThe Information minister of the South Sudanese state of Warrap said Saturday that more than 100 people had been killed in a cattle raid, the latest atrocity in the war-torn nation.
FRANCE - CRIME
French police begin mass DNA test in hunt for school rapistFrench police began collecting DNA samples from hundreds of students and staff at a school in western France on Monday in an attempt to identify the assailant who raped a teenage g...
Irish priest rocks You Tube with 'Hallelujah'In this edition, we look at a viral video of a singing priest. Ireland's Ray Kelly does wonders singing Leonard Cohen's 'Hallelujah' at a wedding ceremony. He h...
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Woman gets mugged on camera during TV interview on crime in RioINTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 11.04.14: International papers focus on growing tensions between Russia and the West over Ukraine, Indian elections and crime in Rio.
Japanese inmate released after 48 years on death rowIn Japan the longest serving man on death row - sentenced to capital punishment a massive 48 years ago - has been released from jail. Isao Hakamada was freed after DNA tests underm...
KAZAKHSTAN - FRANCE
French court halts extradition of fugitive Kazakh bankerFrance’s top appeals court on Wednesday overturned a decision to extradite a Kazakh former banker who faces charges in four countries. Russia and Ukraine are seeking Mukhtar Ablyaz...
Stolen Gauguin and Bonnard paintings recovered in ItalyTwo paintings by the French artists Paul Gauguin and Pierre Bonnard, stolen in London over 40 years ago, have been recovered in Italy, the culture ministry said Wednesday.
Deadly knife attack at market in southern ChinaThree people were killed and at least two others injured when one of more attackers armed with knives stabbed civilians at a market in the southern city of Changsha on Friday.
Surviving North Korea's prison campsThe methods used at North Korean prison camps share many parallels with Nazi crimes – including torture, execution and starvation – according to the author of a recent UN report. T...
Skinhead ‘admitted’ brass knuckles in deadly fight with French leftistOne of the two skinheads being investigated over the death of a far-left activist in a brawl outside a Paris clothes sale wrote a text message bragging about using brass knuckles i...
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'US media misrepresents Sochi and Kiev'We look at the Kiev Post's coverage of continued bloodshed in Ukraine. And at the analysis in The Guardian. Canada's Globe and Mail and the Moscow Times focus on Putin...
Kidnappings: Mexico's criminal industryIn Mexico, kidnapping for ransom is an industry so lucrative that experts say there's no reason it should end any time soon. For many Mexicans, the police are part of the prob...