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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.

Daughter testifies in Hong Kong 'yoga ball' murder trial

Fpo - The daughter of an anaesthetist accused of gassing his wife and another daughter to death using a yoga ball filled with carbon monoxide described her dead sister as her "soulmate" in a Hong Kong court Monday.

Anaesthetist killed wife, daughter 'with gas-filled yoga ball'

Fpo - An anaesthetist gassed his wife and daughter to death using a yoga ball filled with carbon monoxide, a Hong Kong court has heard.

Bishop murder saga rattles Egypt's Copts

Apo - A scholarly bishop was found bludgeoned to death at the desert monastery he ran, and two monks are facing trial for killing him in an ambush on the way to Sunday mass.

Bush doctor's killer commits suicide: US police

Chicago - A Texas manhunt for a retired cop who killed the former doctor of ex-president George H.W. Bush in broad daylight ended on Friday with the suicide of the suspect.

Mexico hits back over Trump 'murder rate' jibe

Mexico - Mexican Interior Minister Alfonso Navarrete hit back on Tuesday at Donald Trump's criticism of his country's murder rate by telling the US president to stop the flow of arms across the common border."If they safeguard the...

Journalist murdered in Mexico near tourist hotspot Cancun

Mexico - A journalist was murdered Tuesday in southeast Mexico, not far from tourist hotspot Cancun, the government said -- the seventh such killing this year in one of the world's most dangerous countries for reporters.

Journalist murdered in southeast Mexico near tourist hotspot

Mexico - A journalist has been murdered in southeast Mexico, not far from tourist hotspot Cancun, the government said on Tuesday -- the seventh such killing this year in the country.

Surviving member of German neo-Nazi murder cell jailed for life

Munich - The only surviving member of a German neo-Nazi cell behind a shocking series of racist murders was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison, capping one of the longest and politically charged trials of the post-war period.

Surviving member of German neo-Nazi murder cell jailed for life

Munich - The only surviving member of a German neo-Nazi cell behind a string of racist murders was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison, capping a mammoth trial that began in May 2013.

Verdicts due in Germany's mammoth neo-Nazi murder trial

Munich - The only surviving member of a German neo-Nazi cell behind a string of racist murders faces a verdict on Wednesday at the end of one of the longest trials in Germany's post-war history.

Beate Zschaepe, woman in the dock in neo-Nazi terror trial

Berlin - For Beate Zschaepe, the woman at the heart of Germany's neo-Nazi terror and murder trial, the dark path began in the far-right skinhead subculture that flared after the Berlin Wall fell.

German woman faces verdict in 5-year neo-Nazi murder trial

Berlin - One of the biggest trials in modern German history ends Wednesday when the court hands a verdict to the only surviving member of a neo-Nazi cell behind a string of racist murders.

Verdicts next week in German neo-Nazi murder trial

Berlin - Beate Zschaepe, the only surviving member of a murderous German neo-Nazi trio, proclaimed her innocence over a racist killing spree in a final plea Tuesday before her verdict next week.

French couple sentenced to life for murdering au-pair in London

London - A French couple living in London who murdered their au-pair and tried to dispose of the body by burning it in their back garden have been sentenced to life in prison with a minimum of 30 years.

Six police officers killed in central Mexico

Amozoc De Mota - Six Mexican police officers were murdered on Friday in the central state of Puebla which is ravaged by gangs active in drug trafficking, fuel theft and kidnapping, local officials said.

DNA leads to breakthrough in grisly French cold case

Blois - Police investigating a three-decade-old murder that mystified France said Thursday they had finally identified the four-year-old victim whose mutilated body was found by a motorway and arrested her parents on suspicion of killing her.

DNA leads to breakthrough in grisly French cold case

Blois - Police investigating a three-decade-old murder that mystified France said Thursday they had finally identified a four-year-old girl whose mutilated body was found by a motorway and arrested her parents on suspicion of killing her.

French couple guilty of murdering au-pair in London

London - A French couple was on Thursday found guilty of murdering their 21-year-old au-pair and then burning her body on a bonfire in their London garden in September last year.
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A small memorial sits at the scene where three people were shot and killed at an in-home day care in...
A small memorial sits at the scene where three people were shot and killed at an in-home day care in Brooklyn Park, Minn.
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Double murderer Ahmad Otak.
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Funeral march for Sgt. Ryan Russell
Funeral march for Sgt. Ryan Russell
Funeral march for Sgt. Ryan Russell
Convicted murderer Lerone Michael Boye is currently unlawfully at large.
Convicted murderer Lerone Michael Boye is currently unlawfully at large.
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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. A friend comforts the dead man's wife.
Rebecca Douglas stabbed another teenage girl to death with this steel handled comb.
Rebecca Douglas stabbed another teenage girl to death with this steel handled comb.
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Ray Gosling  a filmmaker and BBC presenter  admits he killed his gay lover
Ray Gosling, a filmmaker and BBC presenter, admits he killed his gay lover
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Rudd & Tatum
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Nathaniel Brown  who was convicted of stabbing to death his ex-wife  Zandra Maxwell-Nelson.
Nathaniel Brown, who was convicted of stabbing to death his ex-wife, Zandra Maxwell-Nelson.
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Funeral march for Sgt. Ryan Russell
Funeral march for Sgt. Ryan Russell
Chinese residents protesting at the town hall in Fuengirola to ask for justice after 4 youths robbed...
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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The alleged perpetrators of the crime are Zakieya Latrice Denise Avery and Monifa Sanford
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Forensic technicians carry a body bag as colleagues search for human remains in a mass grave on the banks of the Lerma river in La Barca, Mexico, November 21, 2013
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Location where Jefflin Beals was killed Sunday morning in Toronto.
Location where Jefflin Beals was killed Sunday morning in Toronto.
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The Palace of Justice in Lima, Peru where Van der Sloot was charged with murder.
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An official police photograph of Raoul Moat, who committed suicide during a stand off.
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