A Japanese court says prosecutors have formally charged the suspect in the assassination of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe with murder.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has extended the mandate of the international tribunal that investigated the 2005 assassination of Lebanon’s former prime minister Rafik Hariri until the end of the year to complete non-judicial functions so it can cease operation.
The Biden administration has again extended government protection to former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and one of his top Iran aides due to persistent threats against them from Iran.
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia’s Vice President said on Tuesday that her security team found more than seven kilos of explosives buried next to a rural road that leads to her home in the southwestern province of Cauca.
TOKYO (AP) — A key governing party lawmaker in Japan who served in key posts resigned Wednesday over a political funding scandal in a fresh embarrassment for Prime Minister Fumio Kishida.
Japan’s parliament has enacted a law to restrict malicious donation solicitations by religious and other groups, which mainly targets the Unification Church, whose fundraising tactics and cozy ties with the governing party caused public outrage.
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The killing in Kenya of an outspoken Pakistani journalist was a “planned assassination,” a team of Pakistani investigators said in a report released Wednesday, weeks after the mysterious slaying triggered condemnations and calls for an independent probe.
STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Swedish court on Tuesday sentenced a 33-year-old Swedish man to be held in a psychiatric ward for killing a woman and for planning to assassinate a lawmaker at a political event last summer.
The United States has condemned the attack on the Pakistani embassy in Afghanistan’s capital in which a senior Pakistani diplomat escaped unhurt but one of his Pakistani guards was wounded.
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Shots were fired Friday at the Pakistani embassy in Afghanistan in what Pakistan’s prime minister described as an attempt to assassinate his country’s envoy in Kabul.
South Africa’s highest Court has ordered the release of Janusz Walus, the man jailed for killing anti-apartheid leader Chris Hani in 1993.
A defense lawyer says a top court in Pakistan has ordered the release of a man on completion of his jail term in connection with the 2003 assassination attempt on former President Pervez Musharraf’s convoy.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Gunmen in Haiti opened fire Monday on a convoy that included vehicles from the U.S.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paul Schrade, a labor union leader who was shot in the head during the assassination of Robert F.
Party officials say Pakistan’s former prime minister Imran Khan has postponed the resumption of his protest march on the capital, Islamabad, to challenge his successor’s government for later this week.
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said Tuesday he will speed up the drafting and passage of a law to regulate the collection of donations by religious groups and protect families of believers after he met with victims of the Unification Church and was heartbroken by their “horrendou
Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Imran Khan says he is pausing his march on the capital, Islamabad, after being shot and wounded in the leg.
Pakistani officials say former Prime Minister Imran Khan was slightly wounded in the leg by a gunman who opened fire at his protest convoy.
The city of New York will settle lawsuits filed on behalf of two men who were exonerated last year for the 1965 assassination of Malcolm X.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Eric Jean Baptiste, a former presidential candidate and leader of a political party in Haiti, has been shot to death, a party official said Saturday.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Some 96,000 people have fled their homes in Haiti’s capital, the U.N.'s International Organization for Migration said Friday, as the country faces a crisis that has prompted the government to request the immediate deployment of foreign troops.
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Post fired an employee on Thursday for putting false and racist content targeting politicians on the newspaper’s website and Twitter feed.
Officials say a well-known Haitian journalist has survived an assassination attempt that left his car riddled with bullets in the capital of Port-au-Prince.
Japan’s economy minister resigned over his ties to the Unification Church in a widening controversy involving dozens of governing party lawmakers.
Chadian security forces have opened fire on anti-government demonstrators in the country’s two largest cities killing at least 60 people, the government spokesman and a morgue official said.
Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has ordered an investigation into the Unification Church. The move may be aimed at calming public outrage over his governing party’s cozy ties with the controversial group, which were revealed in the wake of the former leader Shinzo Abe’s assassination.
TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said Monday that he will humbly listen to people’s “harsh voices” criticizing his governing party’s cozy ties to the ultra-conservative Unification Church and help victims of its allegedly fraudulent businesses and huge donation collection.
For all the heated arguments ahead of the controversial state funeral of assassinated former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe — both for and against — it was the images of Tuesday’s ceremony that most clearly tell the story of a deeply divided nation still struggling to process the legacy of perha
A rare state funeral for Shinzo Abe, the former prime minister who was assassinated in July, has split Japan.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — President Andrzej Duda of Poland on Friday awarded the country’s top civilian honor to a communist-era pro-democracy fighter who recently was accused in the media of manipulating evidence while investigating a presidential plane crash in Russia that killed 96 prominent Poles.