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Madrid man held as mum's dismembered remains 'found in Tupperware'

Madrid - A 26-year-old man from Madrid has been arrested on suspicion of killing his mother then cutting up her remains and storing them in Tupperware containers, Spanish police said on Friday.

Myanmar court sentences two to death for Muslim lawyer's murder

Yangon - Two people were sentenced to death by a Myanmar court Friday for the murder of a Muslim lawyer and Aung San Suu Kyi advisor, after a drawn-out trial backlit by allegations of impunity with a main suspect still at large.

Spanish-Swiss suspect due in court over ties to Morocco killers

Rabat - A Spanish-Swiss man suspected of having ties to those accused of murdering two Scandinavian women hiking in Morocco will appear in court on Monday, his lawyer has told AFP.

Germany extradites racist killer to Sweden

Berlin - Germany said Friday it had extradited to Sweden John Ausonius, the convicted killer known as the "the laser man" for using a precision-scope rifle to target immigrants."He was extradited on Thursday," Frankfurt state prosecutor Nadja Niesen told AFP.

Funeral held for Norwegian student slain in Morocco

Oslo - The Moroccan ambassador attended the funeral Monday of the Norwegian woman hiker murdered last December in Morocco along with her Danish friend, reading messages of sympathy from her country's citizens.

Two minutes' silence in Norway for hikers slain in Morocco

Oslo - Hundreds of people observed two minutes of silence on Monday in Norway in honour of two Scandinavian women hikers murdered in Morocco's Atlas Mountains in December.

Uruguay sees record number of murders in 2018

Montevideo - Uruguay recorded a record number of murders in 2018, with a 35 percent increase to 382, according to a study published on Thursday.That amounts to 11.

7 new suspects brought before Morocco judge in slain hikers case

Rabat - A Morocco prosecutor on Thursday brought seven new suspects including a Spanish-Swiss man before a Rabat anti-terror judge in connection with the murder of two Scandinavian women in the Atlas Mountains.

China's 'Jack the Ripper' executed

Bejing - A serial killer dubbed China's "Jack the Ripper" for the way he mutilated several of his 11 female victims was executed Thursday morning, three decades after the first murder, the court which sentenced him said.

15 suspects brought before Morocco judge over hiker murders

Rabat - A Morocco prosecutor on Sunday presented to an anti-terror judge 15 people suspected of links to the murder of two Scandinavian women in the Atlas Mountains, Rabat's attorney general said.

Morocco arrests Swiss man over links to hiker murder suspects

Rabat - A Swiss man living in Morocco was arrested in Marrakesh on Saturday, for alleged links to suspects in the recent murder of two female Scandinavian hikers, authorities said.

US-Venezuelan tourist killed in Costa Rica: police

San Jos - A fingerprint test has confirmed the murder of a Venezuelan-born American tourist who had been missing for over a week, police said Wednesday.

Germany's 'killer nurse' tells families of over 100 victims 'sorry'

Berlin - A German former hospital nurse who has admitted to killing more than 100 patients in his care apologised Thursday to victims' grieving relatives.

British woman charged with murdering husband in Malaysia

Langkawi - A British woman was Tuesday charged with murdering her husband on the Malaysian holiday island of Langkawi, with her lawyer saying that the suspect felt "overwhelmed".

Mounting suspicion, missed chances: German killer nurse case

Oldenburg - German nurse Niels Hoegel, already serving a prison sentence over the deaths of six patients in his care, went on trial from Tuesday for killing another 100 people.Here's what you need to know about this extraordinary criminal case.

German nurse admits to killing 100 patients as trial opens

Oldenburg - Former nurse Niels Hoegel admitted Tuesday to killing 100 patients in his care, on the first day of his trial in the biggest serial killing case in Germany's post-war history.

Germany tries 'serial killer' nurse over worst post-war spree

Berlin - German nurse Niels Hoegel, already serving a lengthy term for previous killings, will go on trial before anguished relatives Tuesday over the murders of around 100 more people -- a spree prosecutors say is unprecedented in the post-war period.

The German killer nurse who took himself for God

Berlin - The man accused of being post-war Germany's most prolific serial killer was known to colleagues as a "nice guy" who did little to raise suspicion until well into his murder spree.

S.African court finds white farmers guilty of murdering black teen

Johanesburg - A South African court on Wednesday convicted two white farmers of murdering a 16-year-old black boy suspected of stealing sunflowers in a remote northwestern farming community.

Prosecution calls for life sentence in Monaco heiress murder trial

Aix-en-provence - French prosecutors Monday called for the maximum life sentence for Poland's former consul in Monaco who is on trial for ordering the murder of a billionaire heiress over an inheritance dispute.

US needs answers on Saudi journalist: Washington Post

Washington - The United States should "demand answers" from Saudi Arabia about the disappearance and alleged killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, The Washington Post said late Sunday -- and punish the kingdom if cooperation is lacking.

Turkey probes claims that Saudis killed journalist

Istanbul - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday said he was awaiting the results of an investigation into the disappearance of a Saudi journalist who a government source said was killed at Riyadh's consulate in Istanbul.

Turkey finds journalist was killed in Saudi consulate: source

Istanbul - Turkish police have concluded that prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered inside the Saudi mission in Istanbul after going missing Tuesday, an unnamed government official said Saturday.

Trial for Spaniard accused of triple murder opens in Florida

Miami - A third trial for a Spaniard accused of murdering three people during a home robbery in the 1990s opened in Florida on Monday.Pablo Ibar, 46, has already spent 16 years on death row, only to see the conviction overturned and remanded to retrial.

The coach, the consul and the heiress: murder trial grips Monaco

Aix-en-provence - A Polish man accused of murdering of his former partner's billionaire mother denied Thursday that he ordered the contract killing, in a trial that has gripped the French Riviera.

Journalist murdered in Mexico, ninth of 2018

Gutierrez - Gunmen on Friday killed a Mexican journalist who had received threats after reporting on corruption in the southern state of Chiapas, his newspaper said, in what was at least the ninth murder of a reporter in the country this year.

Journalist murdered in Mexico, ninth of 2018: newspaper

Gutierrez - Gunmen shot and killed a Mexican journalist as he left his home in the southern state of Chiapas, his newspaper said Friday, at least the ninth reporter murdered in the country this year.

Hong Kong court finds academic guilty in 'yoga-ball' murder case

Fpo - A Malaysian professor was jailed for life in Hong Kong Wednesday for murdering his wife and teenage daughter using a yoga ball filled with carbon monoxide which he had placed in their car.

Hong Kong professor charged with murder after wife's body found in suitcase

Fpo - A University of Hong Kong professor was on Wednesday charged with murder after police found his wife's decomposing body stuffed in a suitcase in his office, the latest grisly murder to transfix the crowded city.

Five charged with murdering transgender prostitute in Paris

Paris - Five people were charged Monday with murdering a transgender prostitute who was allegedly trying to stop them robbing her client in a Paris park, a case that has sparked fury amongst LGBT rights groups.
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The moment that the court found José Bretón guilty of the murder of his two children.
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James St. James (formerly James "Jim" Wolcott), 61, killed his family in 1967.
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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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Tia Sharp captured on CCTV with her murderer. Hours later she would be dead.
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Funeral march for Sgt. Ryan Russell
Funeral march for Sgt. Ryan Russell
Funeral march for Sgt. Ryan Russell
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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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Funeral march for Sgt. Ryan Russell
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An artist's impression of a cell in an American SuperMax prison.
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A scene from next week's 'EastEnders', late August 2012. Jay is ostracised by all and sundry after backing up Ben's murder confession.
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Funeral march for Sgt. Ryan Russell
Funeral march for Sgt. Ryan Russell
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Police investigate the murder of Brandon Woodard
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SIGHT: Visitors can be seen at Pier 14, a public walking pier on the San Francisco waterfront north of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.
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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.
Chinese residents protesting at the town hall in Fuengirola to ask for justice after 5 youths robbed...
Chinese residents protesting at the town hall in Fuengirola to ask for justice after 5 youths robbed a Chinese bazaar, killing the owner for a bottle of rum.

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