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...
Gang of suspected French wine thieves arrestedTwenty men suspected of stealing more than a million euros ($1.35 million) of Bordeaux wine were arrested in France on Monday, following an extensive police operation in both the P...
Frenchman sentenced to prison over kitten abuse videoA 24-year-old man has been convicted of animal cruelty by a Marseille court after injuring a kitten by throwing it against an apartment building, then uploading a video clip of the...
Three dead in Maryland mall shooting spreePolice in the US state of Maryland have confirmed that three people died in a shooting at a mall in suburban Baltimore on Saturday, including the presumed gunman.
Why is Sweden Closing its Jails?Across the world, prisons are bursting at the seams. However, one country has recently closed down four prisons at a time when jails in half of its European neighbours are overcrow...
France’s odd New Year tradition: Counting torched carsFrench Interior Minister Manuel Valls held a press conference on Wednesday to report on crime over New Year, and gave the most highly anticipated statistic: the numbers of cars tor...
Man, woman shot at point-blank range in Paris barA man and a woman were shot dead at a Paris bar on Sunday evening by a gunman who then fled the scene. Police said the two were shot at point-blank range with one bullet each, labe...
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French people feel increasingly in dangerFRENCH PAPERS - Thurs. 19.12.13: Violent crimes are down, but French people feel increasingly in danger. Le Parisien takes a closer look at why.
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