Two Albania MPs arrested over murder plot claims

Police arrested on Thursday two Albanian lawmakers charged with false statements for alleging that the parliament speaker was plotting the murder of one of them.

Police acted upon an arrest warrant issued for the two deputies -- Tom Doshi and Mark Frroku, a police spokesman said.

Two persons sentenced to 3-year RI for neighbour's death

 Two persons have been sentenced to three-year rigorous imprisonment by a local court for the death of their neighbour after he was beaten up by them.

Councillor found murdered in Tamil Nadu

An independent town panchayat councillor was on Thursday found murdered hours after an alleged drunken brawl with a fellow councillor, triggering tension in Vannanvilai near here.

Deported South Korean charged in US with posing as brother he killed

A South Korean man deported from the United States more than 20 years ago for murdering his brother faces US felony charges after slipping back into the country by posing as his slain sibling, a US official said on Wednesday.

Amanda Knox to learn fate in Italy murder conviction

Italy`s top court was set to rule Wednesday on Amanda Knox`s murder conviction, opening the door either to a messy extradition battle or a chance for the American to finally clear her name.

Three Dalit girls killed in UP's Deoria district

The dead bodies of three Dalit girls have been found in the Barahaj area of Deoria district in Uttar Pradesh.

Man axed to death by son in Bihar

In a shocking incident, a man was axed to death by his son in Bihar's Madhepura district on Sunday, a police officer said.

Woman's body found stuffed in gunny bag in Maharashtra

The body of an unidentified woman was found stuffed in a gunny bag at Tumbdepada village in the district, police said on Saturday.

Woman beats her minor son to death in Gujarat

A woman was booked for allegedly beating her 12-year-old son to death with an iron rod for stealing valuable items from a nearby shop on Saturday, police said.

Hong Kong man who salted and cooked parents guilty of murder

A Hong Kong man who was accused of killing, dismembering, salting and cooking his parents was found guilty of double murder Friday.

Al Qaeda Yemen offshoot claims murder of Huthi official

 Al Qaeda`s Yemen affiliate claimed responsibility for the murder of an award-winning journalist turned top official of the Shiite Huthi militia, the group said Thursday on Twitter.

Pakistan postpones execution of killer convicted as a child: Media

Pakistan has stayed the execution of a man charged as a child with murder for three days just hours before he was due to hang, media said on Thursday, amid emotional appeals to the government for mercy.

Engineer and wife murdered in UP

A retired engineer and his wife were killed in Suresh Sharma nagar after they were hit by an iron rod by some unidentified miscreants, police said on Tuesday.

Indian origin woman in US was shot in head

An Indian-origin woman found dead at her apartment in the US last week was apparently shot in the head, the media reported.

Scotland Yard face graft probe for covering up child sex abuse

The UK's police watchdog on Monday launched a probe into alleged corruption in Scotland Yard ranks for shielding influential politicians and officials involved in sex offences against children, including an Indian-origin boy who was found murdered in the 1980s.

US tycoon arrested in old murder, says he `killed them all`

An eccentric US tycoon linked to two murders was arrested in connection with a third, just a day before the airing of a television documentary in which he said that he "killed them all."

Five held for plotting murder of builders in Mumbai

Five persons were arrested from Titwala in Thane district for allegedly hatching a conspiracy to kill two local builders over a professional rivalry, police said on Monday.

Advocate's killing: Lawyers in western UP abstain from work

Agitating lawyers across western Uttar Pradesh abstained from work today protesting the killing of an advocate in court premises in Allahabad.

Murdered techie's body arrives from Australia, hundreds pay homage

Murdered techie's body arrives from Australia, hundreds pay homage

Accused members of New Jersey crime family of ''Sopranos'' fame arrested

Ten reputed members and associates of a New Jersey crime family thought to be the inspiration for the hit show "The Sopranos" were arrested on Thursday and charged with plotting to commit murder, sell drugs and run a high-end prostitution ring, officials said.