Airport shutdown in Kuala Lumpur as Malay police confirm VX chemical agent used in Kim killing
The estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was killed with a chemical weapon known as VX nerve agent, according to Malaysian police.
Malaysian police have named the Second Secretary to the embassy in Kuala Lumpur, as well as a staff member of North Korea's state airline, and a third suspect.
Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, was poisoned by two suspected Pyongyang spies according to South Korea’s intelligence…
Kim Jong-nam reportedly murdered at Kuala Lumpur airport by poisoned needles
Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Moscow was packed with Russians paying their respects to slain ambassador Andrei Karlov on Thursday.
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan said there was "no doubt" the policeman who carried out the attack had ties to exiled cleric Fethullah Gülen, his archenemy.
Books of condolence have attracted queues of visiters at embassy facilities in Turkey as people pay tribute to the Russian envoy who was shot dead by a gunman in Ankara on…
The picture of off-duty cop Mevlut Mert Altintas standing calmly behind his soon-to-be murder victim has chilled as much as it has shocked.
Turkish police have made seven arrests including family members of Russian ambassador's killer.
As other petrified onlookers dived for cover during the cold-blooded murder of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey, one stood firm and kept his cool.
An Italian tourist has been shot dead after mistakenly entering a hillside favela in Rio de Janeiro.
Actress Natalie Portman has become a strong contender for this year’s Best Actress Oscar for her portrayal as former first lady Jackie Kennedy.
The funeral was held on Wednesday of prominent Russian separatist commander Arseny Pavlov, killed on Sunday in a bomb blast in the lift of his apartment building in the eastern Ukrainian city of…
Calls for justice, ten years after Kremlin critic Anna Politkovskaya's murder in Moscow.
Nahed Hattar was to stand trial after sharing on social media a cartoon image seen as insulting Islam. He was shot by a former Muslim preacher on the steps of the courthouse on Sunday.
Jordanian Christian writer Nahed Hattar was shot dead on Sunday outside the courthouse where he was standing trial on charges of contempt of religion.
The dismembered bodies of a Brazilian family – two adults and two young children – have been found by Spanish police in the village of Pioz, near Madrid.
A self-proclaimed hit-man in the Philippines says he heard the country’s president order extra-judicial killings in the early ’90s.
A sixth teenager arrested on suspicion of murdering a Polish man in southeast England has been freed on bail in what police believe may have been a hate crime.
A South African court has dismissed an appeal to increase Oscar Pistorius’ six-year murder sentence by state prosecutors.
Moscow’s military court has started preliminary hearings in the case of slain Russian opposition leader and Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov.
A well-known journalist in Ukraine has been killed by a car bomb in the capital Kyiv.
Karachi is suffering a wave of killings of secular and anti-Taliban figures, but the murder of beloved singer Ajmad Sabri could mark a turning point if public opinion cries out for justice.
The MP for Batley and Spen in West Yorkshire died after being attacked in the street in her constituency in northern England last week.
The House of Commons has reconvened to pay tribute to Jo Cox the Labour MP who was shot and stabbed in her West Yorkshire constituency last Thursday.