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Ex-police says he helped kill Belarus leader's critics

Minsk - A man who claims to have served in an elite Belarusian police unit says he helped murder key opposition figures 20 years ago, leading to calls Tuesday for President Alexander Lukashenko to be investigated.

Suspect arrested in Ireland over 1996 French murder case

Dublin - A British man convicted in France of killing a French woman in Ireland nearly 25 years ago has been arrested in Dublin, pending his possible extradition, his lawyer said Monday.

Russia to expel two German diplomats in tit-for-tat move

Moscow - Russia said Thursday it was expelling two German diplomats, in a tit-for-tat move after Berlin ejected two Russians over the killing of a former Chechen commander in a Berlin park.

Germany kicks out Russian diplomats over Berlin murder

Berlin - Germany expelled two Russian diplomats on Wednesday after prosecutors said Moscow could be behind the killing of a former Chechen rebel commander in a Berlin park.

Germany kicks out Russian diplomats over Berlin murder

Berlin - Germany expelled two Russian diplomats on Wednesday after prosecutors said Moscow could be behind the killing of a former Chechen rebel commander in a Berlin park.

Supreme Court rejects new trial for 'Serial' podcast inmate

Washington - The US Supreme Court on Monday turned down a request for a new trial for a man convicted of his ex-girlfriend's 1999 murder -- a case that received worldwide attention thanks to the hit podcast "Serial.

Son of former German president stabbed to death

Frankfurt Am Main - An assailant has stabbed to death the son of former German president Richard von Weizsaecker in an attack at a Berlin hospital that left one other person seriously injured, police said Wednesday.

Lebanon sentences UK diplomat's murderer to death

Beirut - A Lebanese court on Friday sentenced a taxi driver to death for the 2017 murder of British embassy worker Rebecca Dykes, the national news agency reported.

Illegal Chinese migration to Europe 'commonplace' despite risks

Bejing - The discovery of 39 bodies believed to be Chinese nationals in a truck in Britain is a stark reminder that many in the world's second biggest economy will still take perilous journeys to build a life elsewhere.

China embassy staff heading to UK site where 39 found dead in truck

Bejing - Chinese embassy staff are heading to Essex in Britain to verify reports that 39 people found dead in a truck were its nationals, the foreign ministry said Thursday.

Tense Turkey femicide trial opens after viral video

Kirikkale - An emotional trial opened in Turkey on Wednesday over the murder of a woman stabbed to death by her ex-husband, with claims she sought police protection in vain.

German court jails trucker for life over hitchhiker murder

Bayreuth - A German court sentenced a Moroccan trucker Wednesday to life in jail after finding that he murdered a 28-year-old student hitchhiker last year in a case pounced on by the far right.

Hundreds protest against S.Africa gender violence at World Economic Forum

Cape Town - Scores of women demonstrated against South Africa's "femicide epidemic" as the World Economic Forum on Africa kicks off in Cape Town on Wednesday, amid growing alarm over gender violence in the country.

'Most wanted' millionaire on run since 2015 arrested for strangling wife

Los Angeles - A British-born millionaire who went on the run for more than four years has been arrested in Mexico and extradited to the US to face trial for the murder of his wife at their California home.

US teen in Italy cop murder 'didn't know friend was armed'

Rome - The father of a US teen arrested in Rome over the killing of an Italian police officer said Thursday his son didn't know his friend was carrying a knife.

US teens cried in Italy cop murder interrogation

Rome - Two American teens arrested after an Italian police officer was stabbed to death in Rome during a botched drug bust broke down into tears during their interrogation, police said TuesdayFinnegan Elder, 19, and Gabriel Natale Hjorth, 18, have been charge...

Funeral held for Italian officer allegedly stabbed by US teenagers

Somma Vesuviana - Hundreds of people gathered Monday for the funeral of an Italian police officer stabbed to death in an alleged confrontation with two American teenagers that has sent shockwaves through the country.

Two US teenagers arrested over killing of Italian police officer

Rome - Two US teenagers appeared in court in Rome on Saturday after they were arrested over the murder of an Italian police officer whose death has sparked a national outcry.

Three charged over Maltese anti-corruption journalist's murder

Valletta - Three suspects were formally charged on Tuesday over the 2017 murder of Maltese anti-corruption journalist and blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia.

Three charged over Maltese anti-corruption journalist's murder

Valletta - Three suspects were formally charged on Tuesday over the 2017 murder of Maltese anti-corruption journalist and blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia.

Iraqi gets life in jail for teen rape-murder in Germany

Wiesbaden - An Iraqi man was sentenced to life in jail by a German court on Wednesday for the rape and murder of a teenage girl that fuelled far-right protests against a mass influx of mostly Muslim migrants.

Iraqi faces verdict in Germany's 'Susanna' rape-murder trial

Wiesbaden - An Iraqi man faces his verdict in Germany Wednesday over the rape and murder of a teenage girl that fuelled far-right protests against a mass influx of mostly Muslim migrants.

Cyprus court hands 7 life terms to 'first serial killer'

Nicosia - A Greek Cypriot army captain who murdered five women and two girls was handed seven life sentences Monday in an unprecedented serial killing case that has shocked the Mediterranean island.

Cyprus serial killer pleads guilty to 7 murders

Nicosia - A Greek Cypriot army officer pleaded guilty on Monday to seven counts of premeditated murder in a serial killing case that has shocked the Mediterranean island.

German serial killer nurse appeals life term for 85 murders

Berlin - Germany's most prolific serial killer in the country's post-war history has appealed his life sentence for 85 murders, a district court said Tuesday.

The German killer nurse who took himself for God

Berlin - The man believed to be post-war Germany's worst serial killer was known to colleagues as a "nice guy" who did little to arouse suspicion until well into his murder spree.

German killer nurse gets life for 85 hospital murders

Oldenburg - A German nurse believed to be the most prolific serial killer in the country's post-war history was handed a life sentence Thursday for murdering 85 patients in his care.Judge Sebastian Buehrmann called Niels Hoegel's killing spree "incomprehensible".

German killer nurse gets life for 85 hospital murders

Oldenburg - A German court Thursday handed a life sentence to a nurse believed to be the most prolific serial killer in the country's post-war history, for the "unfathomable" crime of murdering 85 patients in his care.

World's worst serial killers

Paris - Former German hospital nurse Niels Hoegel, who was handed a life sentence Thursday for murdering 85 patients in his care, is believed to be the most prolific serial killer in the country's post-war history.

Cyprus finds suspected remains of sixth 'serial killer' victim

Nicosia - Cypriot authorities on Tuesday recovered the remains of a body stuffed in a suitcase at the bottom of a lake believed to be the sixth victim of a suspected serial killer.
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Funeral march for Sgt. Ryan Russell
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The Palace of Justice in Lima, Peru where Van der Sloot was charged with murder.
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Chinese residents protesting at the town hall in Fuengirola to ask for justice after 4 youths robbed a Chinese bazaar, killing the owner for a bottle of rum.
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Nat Fraser, who has now been twice convicted of the murder of his wife Arlene on what can only be described as tenuous evidence.
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Jahmeel Spence was killed a year ago in Toronto.
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An official photograph - full face and profile - of Hank Skinner.
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Location where Jefflin Beals was killed Sunday morning in Toronto.
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Funeral march for Sgt. Ryan Russell
Funeral march for Sgt. Ryan Russell
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Susan Mellen cries after Superior Court Judge Mark Arnold overturned her conviction.
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Daron Dylon Wint, 34, the suspect for the quadruple murder of a wealthy Washington D.C. family, has been caught in D.C., May 21, 2015.
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Elevator murder experiment
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An official police photograph of Vincent Tabak, the acknowledged killer of Joanna Yeates.
An official police photograph of Vincent Tabak
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No, this guy is not a paedophile grooming his next victim, but a man who may well become a reluctant serial killer trying to convince a nescient witness to keep his mouth shut.
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Funeral march for Sgt. Ryan Russell
Funeral march for Sgt. Ryan Russell
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