By NICK PERRY Associated Press, WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) 08/14 — New Zealand officials admitted Wednesday that they made a mistake by allowing the man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques to send a hand-written letter from his prison cell.
By FRANCES D’EMILIO, Associated Press ROME (AP) 07/31 — A plainclothes police officer had forgotten his gun the night he was fatally stabbed during a confrontation with two American teenagers in Rome,
By FRANCES D’EMILIO, Associated Press ROME (AP) 07/28 — Two American teenagers who were classmates at a California high school spent a second night in a Rome jail Saturday after they were interrogated for hours about their alleged roles in the murder of an Italian policeman.
MEXICO CITY (AP) 07/22 — Mexico set a new record for homicides in the first half of the year as the number of murders grew by 5.3% compared to the same period of 2018,
By YANAN WANG, Associated Press 07/24 Hong Kong is reeling after a large gang of men in white shirts brutally beat dozens of people inside a train station in a shocking new twist to the city’s summer of protest.
SYDNEY (AP) 07/23 — A driver has been charged after methamphetamine valued at more than $140 million was found in a van that crashed into police cars parked outside a Sydney police station,
By MARI YAMAGUCHI, Associated Press TOKYO (AP) 07/19 — Police on Friday were investigating at the blackened, gutted building in Kyoto where a man raging about theft set a fire that killed 33 people in a beloved animation studio,
By MARI YAMAGUCHI, Associated Press TOKYO (AP) 07/18 — A man screaming “You die!” burst into an animation studio in Kyoto, doused it with a flammable liquid and set it on fire Thursday,
By TOM HAYS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 07/17 — The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was sentenced Wednesday to life behind bars in a U.S.
By ROD McGUIRK, Associated Press CANBERRA, Australia (AP) 07/15 — Four children aged 10 to 14 packed fishing rods in a parent’s SUV, left a farewell note then drove more than 1,000 kilometers (600 miles) down the Australian east coast before they were stopped by police the next day after two fuel thefts and one aborted pursuit,
By DAKE KANG and KATIE TAM, Associated Press HONG KONG (AP) 07/14 — Police in Hong Kong fought with protesters on Sunday as they broke up a demonstration by thousands of people demanding the resignation of the semi-autonomous Chinese territory’s chief executive and an investigation into complaints of police violence.
By THOMAS ADAMSON, Associated Press PARIS (AP) 07/10 — Police and customs officials have carried out the most widespread anti-wildlife-trafficking operation ever in a joint global operation that’s led to the seizure of tens of thousands of endangered animals and the arrest of nearly 600 suspects.
By MARK STEVENSON, Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) 07/08 — Mexican police, soldiers and National Guard are raiding hotels, buses and trains to round up migrants,
By GREGORY KATZ, Associated Press LONDON (AP) 07/05 — Details about what prosecutors have called one of Britain’s largest-ever modern day slavery rings have emerged with the conviction of eight people originally from Poland.
By ANNALISA CAMILLI and FRANCES D’EMILIO, Associated Press LAMPEDUSA, Sicily (AP) 06/29 — The German captain of a humanitarian rescue ship with 40 asylum-seekers aboard rammed an Italian border police motorboat as she docked at a tiny Mediterranean island Saturday in defiance of Italy’s anti-migrant interior minister and was immediately arrested as jeering onlookers shouted “handcuffs,
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) 06/26 — Dutch police say they have made Europe’s biggest ever seizure of methamphetamine after discovering 2.5 tons of the drug stashed behind a wall in a building in the port city of Rotterdam.Read more »
By MARK STEVENSON, Associated Press XALTIANGUIS, Mexico (AP) 06/21 — What now passes for the law in Xaltianguis, a little town on the road to Acapulco,
By DANICA COTO and MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN, Associated Press SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) 06/21 — Alberto Rodríguez Mota had one job: taking a photo of the man that his crew of hired killers was supposed to fatally shoot at an outdoor cafe,
By CARA ANNA, Associated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) 06/15 — One of Africa’s largest wildlife preserves is marking a year without a single elephant found killed by poachers,
ISTANBUL (AP) 06/15 — Passengers on a Turkish Airlines jetliner flying to Sudan had to subdue a man who started screaming a few minutes after takeoff and began smashing at an oxygen mask box and then a cabin window,Read more »