Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 1:31 PM

WWII Japanese officer’s confessions published

WWII Japanese officer’s confessions published

Beijing, July 14 ((Crime News):) China has published a Japanese officer’s written confession about killing of 1,122 Chinese nationals, including 727 civilians, and rape and torture committed from 1938 to 1945, media reported Monday. Shuichi

Human trafficking rising due to female foeticide: Court

Human trafficking rising due to female foeticide: Court

New Delhi, July 3 ((Crime News):) A court here has urged exercising of zero tolerance in female foeticide cases, observing that the illegal sex determination tests are giving rise to human trafficking. Citing the figures

Over 70,000 report to de-addiction centres in Punjab

Over 70,000 report to de-addiction centres in Punjab

Chandigarh, June 29 ((Cnews)) Over 70,000 drug addicts have reported at government drug de-addiction centres across Punjab, following the recent crackdown on the drugs supply chain in the state, police said Sunday. A police spokesman

Thailand to introduce female-only train carriages

Thailand to introduce female-only train carriages

Bangkok, July 16 ((Crime News):) The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) Wednesday said it would launch women-only train carriages Aug 1, obviously as a result of a high-profile murder case earlier this month. From Aug

Major crackdown on paedophiles across Britain; over 600 arrested

Major crackdown on paedophiles across Britain; over 600 arrested

London, July 17 ((Crime News):) Police arrested 660 people, including several doctors, teachers, scout leaders, care workers and former police officers during a nationwide crackdown on paedophile networks in Britain, Asian Lite, a newspaper for the British-Asian

Court orders CID probe on Tapas Paul’s rape remarks

Court orders CID probe on Tapas Paul’s rape remarks

Kolkata, July 28 ((Crime News):) The Calcutta High Court Monday ordered the West Bengal CID to probe and submit a report regarding the rape-and-violence remarks made by Trinamool Congress parliamentarian Tapas Paul, a counsel said.

Ukraine welcomes UN resolution on MH17 disaster

Ukraine welcomes UN resolution on MH17 disaster

...light MH17 disaster, demanding ceasefire at the crash site and independent investigation into the incident which resulted in the deaths of nearly 300 people. The statement, published on the ministry’s website, said that Kiev considered

US judge rules California death penalty unconstitutional

US judge rules California death penalty unconstitutional

...ia as unconstitutional. “The dysfunctional administration of California’s death penalty system has resulted, and will continue to result, in an inordinate and unpredictable period of delay preceding their actual execution,” US District Judge Cormac Carney

South Korean soldier who killed five comrades apologises

South Korean soldier who killed five comrades apologises

Seoul, June 24 ((Cnews)/EFE) The soldier who killed five of his unit comrades last weekend in a South Korean army barrack, apologised to the families of the victims and to his own, said the country’s ministry of

Trains cancelled, diverted after Bokaro derailment

Trains cancelled, diverted after Bokaro derailment

Kolkata, June 22 ((Cnews)) Train services on the South Eastern Railway were affected Sunday following the derailment of a passenger train in Jharkhand’s Bokaro district, an official said. As a result of the derailment, a