TN: Couple poison to death 3 children; commits suicide

A couple on Wednesday allegedly poisoned to death their three children before committing suicide by hanging themselves here, police said.

BB King's death to be investigated as murder
BB King's death to be investigated as murder

 A murder investigation has been launched into the death of blues legend BB King after two of his daughters claimed he was poisoned.

Saudi beheads 88th person, exceeding last year`s total

 The number of people beheaded in Saudi Arabia this year overtook the total for all of 2014 on Tuesday, despite activists` concerns that trials are not conducted fairly.

Bodies of elderly woman, daughter found in Rajasthan

 Bodies of an elderly woman and her 50-year-old daughter were recovered today from their residence in Mansarover area here, police said.

Hashimpura massacre: HC seeks UP govt response on NHRC plea

Delhi High Court on Monday sought the response of Uttar Pradesh government on a plea by NHRC challenging a trial court's decision to acquit 16 policemen of charges of murder and other crimes in the 1987 Hashimpura massacre case, in which 42 people were killed in Meerut city.

Girl strangulated by brother over affair with neighbour

An 18-year-old girl was on Monday strangulated to death allegedly by her elder brother as he was unhappy over her affair with a neighbour, police said.

Dreaded criminal, 4 accomplices held in Gurgaon

A dreaded criminal, involved in over 20 cases of murder, attempt to murder and robbery, has been arrested along with four of his accomplices, police said on Monday.

Oxford varsity worker on UK police radar after triple murder

UK police have launched a major manhunt for a 21-year-old Oxford University worker who is suspected of killing his mother, six-year-old sister and stepfather.

Woman found dead under mysterious conditions in Ghaziabad

A 26-year-old woman was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Bazaria area here, police said on Monday.

Unemployed man kills wife, self in Uttar Pradesh

A 30-year-old man committed suicide after killing his wife in Narottampur village under Kahwa police station area here, police said on Monday.

Minor girl raped, attacked with acid and murdered

A minor girl was allegedly raped and murdered by unidentified men who poured acid on her face apparently to stall investigation at Sargipalli in Balangir district of Odisha, police said here on Sunday.

Businessman stabbed to death in Thane

 A 40-year-old businessman from Bhiwandi town here was allegedly stabbed to death by unknown persons in the wee hours on Sunday, police said.

Burundi activists suspend government talks after opposition figure murdered

Activists in Burundi behind weeks of protests against President Pierre Nkurunziza`s controversial bid to seek a third term said Sunday they were suspending talks with the government after the murder of an opposition figure.

Burundian opposition leader murdered: Reports

The leader of a small Burundian opposition party was on Saturday shot dead along with his bodyguard, residents said, the latest unrest in a country gripped by weeks of anti-government demonstrations.

CBI should probe Dangawas case: Chandra Kanta Meghwal

The Chairman of Committee on Schedule Cast in Rajasthan Assembly Chandra Kanta Meghwal on Saturday demanded a CBI probe into the May 16 clash in Dangawas, in which four persons were killed and seven others injured, saying probe by any other agency was like throwing a sensitive matter into a cold bag.

Egypt court acquits 17 in protest that saw mother shot dead

An Egyptian court acquitted 17 people on Saturday over taking part in an unsanctioned demonstration earlier this year that saw a young mother shot to death in downtown Cairo.

'Dead' murder accused: HC raps Delhi, UP police for blame game

A murder accused who masterminded his disappearance by getting himself declared dead was taken note of by the Delhi High Court on Friday which criticised the police Delhi and Uttar Pradesh for indulging in a blame game rather than collectively trying to track him down.

Relatives in child-bride murder case `accept` withdrawal of charges

The brother of the Nigerian man allegedly killed by his 14-year-old wife told AFP Friday that he accepted the decision to drop murder charges against the girl after being offered financial compensation.

US police arrest suspect in mansion murders

After following a DNA lead collected from a pizza crust, US authorities have arrested a suspect in the grisly murder of a Washington family.

London cab driver jailed for killing US soldier

London, May 22 (IANS) A London cab driver has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 38 years for the murder of a US soldier in a roadside bombing in Iraq in 2007, media reported on Friday.