Court hears police report implicating Gotabhaya Rajapaksa in operating a secret unit involved in silencing critics.
Asia Pacific02 Mar 2017 07:28 GMT
No evidence found against man in assassination of Kim Jong-nam at Kuala Lumpur's airport with VX nerve agent.
Asia Pacific01 Mar 2017 12:15 GMT
Claim that chemical weapon was detected in the corpse lacks 'scientific accuracy and logical coherence', says Pyongyang.
Asia Pacific01 Mar 2017 04:29 GMT
Under heavy security, Indonesian and Vietnamese nationals formally charged with murder and now face death penalty.
Murder25 Feb 2017 09:44 GMT
Malaysian police say nerve agent found on face of half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
Asia Pacific20 Feb 2017 13:33 GMT
CCTV footage purportedly showing the deadly assault on Kim Jong-un's brother by a woman in Malaysia is also released.
Murder22 Dec 2016 14:06 GMT
While Turkey has blamed the Gulen network for the assassination, Moscow has warned against "rushing to conclusions".
Rodrigo Duterte21 Dec 2016 05:53 GMT
President admitted last week to "personally" killing three men as mayor of Davao City during a gunfight in the 1980s.
Murder20 Dec 2016 21:54 GMT
Seven detained in connection with killing of ambassador Andrey Karlov as Russia and Turkey attempt to contain fallout.
Murder20 Dec 2016 08:18 GMT
Andrey Karlov was speaking at a photo exhibition event in the capital when he was shot by a Turkish off-duty policeman.
International Women's Day07 Dec 2016 17:14 GMT
Reported murders over family shame surged from 28 in 2014 to 251 last year, according to figures given in parliament.
Murder06 Dec 2016 19:30 GMT
Probe contradicts President Rodrigo Duterte's claim that imprisoned mayor linked to illegal drugs died in a gun battle.
Bangladesh19 Oct 2016 18:56 GMT
Police say Rashedun Nabi Bhuiyan led a team who shot and bludgeoned to death secular blogger Nazimuddin Samad in April.
Italy08 Apr 2016 18:21 GMT
The move came after two days of talks between Egyptian and Italian investigators in Rome ended without progress.
Israeli–Palestinian conflict31 Mar 2016 14:02 GMT
Prosecutor downgrades charge against soldier who shot dead wounded Palestinian to manslaughter from murder.
Africa03 Mar 2016 18:05 GMT
The Olympian can now be sentenced to at least 15 years in jail for the murder of his girlfriend.
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