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23 arrests in crackdown on Bulgarian border corruption

Twenty-three customs officers and businessmen have been arrested in a probe into corruption at a major checkpoint on Bulgaria`s border with Greece, prosecutors said on Wednesday.

Paramedical student found murdered in Tamil Nadu

A 19-year old woman paramedical student was found murdered in a lodge near Kumbakonam in the district, police said on Wednesday.

Brazilian President Michel Temer's special adviser arrested

A special advisor to Brazilian President Michel Temer has been arrested in a corruption investigation, police said.

Indonesia to probe jailbreak as 150 inmates remain on the run

Indonesia has launched an investigation into accusations of mistreatment by prison guards, after around 350 inmates broke out of an overcrowded jail on Sumatra island in Riau Province last week, an official said on Monday.

Cop among three killed in Delhi shoot-out

Three persons, including an Assistant Sub-Inspector of Delhi Police were shot dead and a constable was injured, in an apparent case of gang rivalry, police said on Monday.

UK foils active terror plot after parliament arrest

British police said Friday they had arrested six people as part of an active plot, the day after a knifeman was arrested near parliament in a separate counter-terrorism operation.

Woman shot, 6 arrested in counter-terror operation in UK

British police on Friday said that officers had shot at a woman at a London address, arrested six others as part of counter-terrorism operations and averted an active terror plot.

Taliban kill alleged adulterers and spies: Afghan officials

An Afghan official says that Taliban militants have stoned a man and a woman accused of adultery to death.

One killed, three wounded in shooting aboard Atlanta metro

One killed, three wounded in shooting aboard Atlanta metro

A man opened fire aboard a moving Atlanta metro train on Thursday, killing one man and wounding three other passengers before the suspected gunman was arrested at the next station, a police spokesman said.

United Airlines under fire after passenger dragged from plane; officer put on leave

United Airlines under fire after passenger dragged from plane; officer put on leave

United Airlines sparked outrage on Monday for the treatment of a passenger who was physically dragged off a plane the airline had overbooked, and one of the security officers involved in the incident was placed on leave pending an investigation.

Myanmar reiterates no ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims, even as investigations go on

A senior Myanmar government official on Tuesday denied there was ethnic cleansing against Rohingya Muslims in the troubled northwestern state of Rakhine, where a military operation aimed at the minority has forced 75,000 people to flee to Bangladesh.

Two dead after SUV slams into people in church parking lot

An SUV has slammed into a group of pedestrians in a church parking lot in California, killing two people and injuring several others.

Uzbek man arrested over Swedish truck attack that killed four; suspect device found in vehicle

Uzbek man arrested over Swedish truck attack that killed four; suspect device found in vehicle

Swedish police arrested a 39-year-old Uzbek man on suspicion of ramming a hijacked beer delivery truck into crowds in central Stockholm, killing four people and wounding 15 in what they called a terror crime.

Adulterated oil racket busted in Nadia, one arrested

A businessman has been arrested for allegedly adulterating edible oil after the state CID raided his oil mill in Nadia district, police said on Thursday.

Class IX girl raped by classmate in Odisha, three others videograph crime

A class IX girl student was allegedly raped by one of her classmates, while three others videographed the act in Nayagarh district of Odisha, said police on Monday.

US opens formal investigation into civilian deaths in Mosul

The top US general for the Middle East says the military has launched a formal investigation to determine what role the US played in the deaths of dozens of civilians in Mosul, Iraq.

US military says difficult to avoid Mosul casualties, probes blast

A senior U.S. general said on Wednesday it will be difficult to maintain "extraordinarily high standards" to avoid civilian casualties in Mosul, even as the U.S. military begins a formal investigation into an explosion in the Iraqi city that is believed to have killed scores of civilians. 

Man booked for 'raping' teenage girl

A man has been booked for allegedly raping a 17-year-old girl in Mubarakpur village here, police said on Wednesday.

Myanmar not trying to hide anything in Rakhine, investigating - Aung San Suu Kyi

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Friday investigations were underway into the situation in Rakhine State, where many members of a Muslim minority live and where human rights workers say conflict has led to abuse of civilians by the military.

South Korean president may be investigated, says PM nominee

The prime minister-designate of South Korea on Thursday said that President Park Geun-Hye may be investigated for an alleged corruption and influence peddling scandal involving a close ally of the head of state.