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American investment banker, plumber charged for fraud

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced insider trading charges against an investment banker and his close friend, a plumber who allegedly helped remodel his bathroom and put cash in his gym bag in return for illicit tips about upcoming

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British Court Gives 22 Life Sentences To Pedophile

A court in Britain has sentenced a former schoolteacher to 22 life sentences for child abuse after using his position teaching English in Malaysia to gain access to victims. Judge Peter Rook sentenced 30-year-old freelance photographer Richard Huckle on Monday

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Jordan officers killed in attack at Baqaa camp near Amman

Five people have been killed in an attack on Jordanian intelligence officers at a Palestinian refugee camp near the capital, Amman, government officials say. They described the incident, rare in Jordan, as a “terrorist attack”. Three of the five people

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Briton Richard Huckle jailed for Malaysia sex abuse

British man Richard Huckle has been jailed for life by a judge at the Old Bailey after admitting 71 charges of sex abuse against children in Malaysia. The 30-year-old from Ashford, Kent, admitted the offences against victims aged between six

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Record showing for China on ‘power women’ list

Chinese women have made their strongest showing on Forbes magazine’s list of the world’s most powerful women. There are a record 9 women from China on the 2016 Power Women list, though German Chancellor Angela Merkel remains in the top

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India court convicts five over Danish woman’s rape in Delhi

A court in the Indian capital, Delhi, has found five men guilty for the 2014 gang rape of a Danish woman. The 51-year-old tourist was robbed and raped at knife point on 14 January. Nine people, including three minors, were

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Turkey bus crash: Six children among 14 people killed

At least 14 people, including six children, have been killed in a bus crash in southern Turkey, local media reports say. At least 26 others are reported to have been injured in the accident, which occurred in the city of

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Female army officer crowned miss USA

  LAS VEGAS — The newly crowned Miss USA is a 26-year-old Army officer from the District of Columbia who gave perhaps the strongest answer of the night when asked about women in combat. “As a woman in the United

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Insurgency- ICRC re-unites 23 families in North East

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), said it had re-united 23 families who were separated as a result of the Boko Haram insurgency in the North East. Ignacio San Roman, the Head of the Sub- delegation of the

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Unified Visa will not work in Africa without model for development – Envoy

… AU ECOSOCC urged to weed out colonial ideal from continent The proposed free visa movement project being proposed by some African leaders as a way of unifying the continent and enhancing free trade among the countries has been tagged

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