Murder / Suspected Murder

Murder of Didi passenger prompts China clampdown, outrage

Murder of Didi passenger prompts China clampdown, outrage

Published 27/08/2018

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China pledged on Monday to tighten oversight of its transport industry and warned that the country did not need ride-hailing firms which [more…]

Assassination attempt and protest send warning to Azerbaijan’s rulers

Assassination attempt and protest send warning to Azerbaijan’s rulers

Published 06/08/2018

GYANJA, Azerbaijan (Reuters) - An assassination attempt and protest in Azerbaijan’s second city have sent a warning to the ruling elite that discontent is simmering [more…]

Gunman kills two, injures 12 on Toronto street, police say

Gunman kills two, injures 12 on Toronto street, police say

Published 23/07/2018

TORONTO (Reuters) - A gunman opened fire on a Toronto street filled with restaurants late on Sunday, killing two people and injuring 12 others, including [more…]

Security forces end attack on Erbil governorate by suspected…

Security forces end attack on Erbil governorate by suspected…

Published 23/07/2018

ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Kurdish security forces killed gunmen who had stormed a government building in the Kurdish city of Erbil on Monday and took [more…]

Extradite accused killer of Chilean singer Victor Jara, daughter…

Extradite accused killer of Chilean singer Victor Jara, daughter…

Published 20/07/2018

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - The daughter of popular Chilean folk singer Victor Jara has urged the Chilean government to act quicker to push for the extradition [more…]

WhatsApp launches Indian media blitz to dispel fake news woes

WhatsApp launches Indian media blitz to dispel fake news woes

Published 10/07/2018

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp messaging platform on Tuesday published advertisements in key Indian newspapers to tackle the spread of misinformation, its first such [more…]

Businesses turn up heat on Mexican government over crime surge

Businesses turn up heat on Mexican government over crime surge

Published 29/05/2018

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican business leaders called out the government on Monday over a recent wave of criminal activity that has terrorized large swaths [more…]

Israeli forces kill dozens in Gaza as U.S. Embassy opens in Jerusalem

Israeli forces kill dozens in Gaza as U.S. Embassy opens in Jerusalem

Published 15/05/2018

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli troops shot dead dozens of Palestinian protesters on the Gaza border on Monday when the high-profile opening of the U.S. embassy [more…]

Illinois proposes reinstating death penalty for mass murder, police…

Illinois proposes reinstating death penalty for mass murder, police…

Published 15/05/2018

(Reuters) - Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner said on Monday he is seeking to reinstate the death penalty for mass murder and killing a police officer, [more…]

Canadian accused of killing Peruvian medicine woman lynched in Amazon

Canadian accused of killing Peruvian medicine woman lynched in Amazon

Published 23/04/2018

LIMA (Reuters) - A Canadian man was lynched in the Peruvian Amazon after residents of a remote village accused him of killing an 81-year-old medicine [more…]