Killing

Philippine court upholds guilty verdict on US Marine in transgender woman’s killing

Philippine court upholds guilty verdict on US Marine in transgender woman’s killing

by: Agencies     MANILA, PHILIPPINES:  The Philippine Court of Appeals has upheld a guilty verdict on a US Marine for killing a transgender woman nearly three years ago, a case that stirred debate over the US military presence in its former colony. A lower court had found Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton guilty of […]

Two US inmates charged for killing 4 fellow prisoners

Two US inmates charged for killing 4 fellow prisoners

By AFP WASHINGTON DC:  Two US inmates were charged in the murders of four fellow prisoners at a South Carolina maximum security prison, the state’s law enforcement division said on Saturday. The four men were found dead in a cell at the Kirkland Correctional Institution in Columbia, South Carolina on Friday, according to the arrest […]

There is no honour in wounding, killing or maiming women, says Bilawal

There is no honour in wounding, killing or maiming women, says Bilawal

Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said on Wednesday that there is no honour in wounding, killing or maiming women. “There is no honour in any crime. Laws of forgiveness, when used by the strong and wealthy, are not to become instruments of injustice,” said Bilawal. He added that equal rights necessitate equal […]

Indonesian air force plane crashes in Papua, killing 13: official

Indonesian air force plane crashes in Papua, killing 13: official

JAKARTA: An Indonesian air force transport plane has crashed into a mountain, killing all 13 people board, during a training exercise in the remote region of Papua, a search and rescue agency official said on Sunday. The Hercules C130 plane had taken off from the city of Timika, before crashing near its destination of Wamena at around 6:15 AM […]

Philippines: Duterte killing claim ‘should not be taken literally’

Philippines: Duterte killing claim ‘should not be taken literally’

An apparent admission by the president of the Philippines that he had killed criminal suspects when he was mayor of Davao should not be “taken literally”, his spokesman has said. The president’s admission sparked calls for his impeachment from opposition leaders and rights groups. It was the latest in a series of controversial claims by […]

Philippines’ Duterte admits personally killing suspects

Philippines’ Duterte admits personally killing suspects

Philippines’ President Rodrigo Duterte has admitted he personally killed criminal suspects as mayor of Davao. It is the first such admission he has made since becoming president in June, but echoes comments he made in 2015. He ran the southern city for two decades, earning a reputation for cutting crime, and criticism for allegedly supporting […]

Vice President PPP Senator Sherry Rehman Questions Federal Govt over alleged Mansour Killing

Vice President PPP Senator Sherry Rehman  Questions Federal Govt over alleged Mansour Killing

ISLAMABAD, May 23, 2016: Vice President PPP Senator Sherry Rehman called for a careful recalibration of Pakistan’s national security and foreign policy here today, asking the government to explain the delay by the Foreign Office to put out a clear statement on Pakistan’s position and the breach of sovereignty in a drone strike that allegedly […]