Malaysian court charges two women with Kim murder
01 March 2017 | 7:00 am
Two women are charged with the murder of Kim Jong-Nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader, after his assassination at a Malaysian airport last month.
10 Nov 2021
10 Oct 2021
Ariel Henry said he would bring president Jovenel Moise's assassins to justice. The interim PM has been accused of being involved in the killing.
15 Oct 2021
Exactly 34 years ago today, the charismatic Pan-Africanist and Burkina Faso's then President, Thomas Sankara, was shot dead aged 37 by soldiers during a coup on 15 October 1987. Four years before his assassination with 12 others, Sankara and his close friend, Blaise Compaoré, staged a coup that brought them to power. This is the story of how he shaped Burkina Faso decades after his assassination.
8 Nov 2021
The residence of Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi was hit in an apparent drone attack, Iraqi officials said. The military has described the strike as an assassination attempt.
10 Nov 2021
After losing in the latest federal election, supporters of some Iraqi political parties have resorted to riots and even likely drone attacks to avoid being sidelined. Could the situation escalate?
10 Feb 2022
Abdul Hamid Dbeibah was apparently on his way home when his vehicle was reportedly attacked in the early morning. The reports came ahead of a parliament vote to replace him.
16 Jul 2022
Japan has among the strictest laws on guns anywhere in the world, yet a former member of the military was still able to make a rudimentary weapon and get close enough to former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to kill him.
11 Jul 2022
The ruling coalition secured a majority in the upper house, three days after former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was shot and killed during an election campaign event.
7 Oct 2022
A Belgian court agrees to admit the findings of a 22-year-old parliamentary commission into its investigation. The court is looking into the 1961 assassination of DR Congo's Prime Minister Patrice Lumumba, seen by many as one of the country's founding fathers.
5 Nov 2022
Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan's party also called for nationwide protests after the politician was shot and injured at an anti-government rally.
25 Nov 2022
Long-time Malaysian statesman Anwar Ibrahim will be sworn in as the country's next Prime Minister on Thursday evening. CNBC's JP Ong with the latest developments.
4 Dec 2022
The Pakistani Embassy in Kabul came under attack Friday, where a guard was injured. The offices of warlord politician Gulbuddin Hekmatyar were also targeted by suicide bombers, two of whom were killed.
40 mins ago
Dheepthika Laurent chats to American choreographer and dancer Trajal Harrell about his retrospective at Paris's Festival d'Automne. They also talk about vogueing, the focus of his seminal eight-year project "Twenty Looks or Paris is Burning at the Judson Church" and his current field of interest: Japanese dance style Butoh.
40 mins ago
Rights groups are calling on the Japanese government to improve conditions for women in Japanese prisons. Statistics show most women in Japan are incarcerated for non-violent offenses.
1 hour ago
Since the Hamas terror attack on Israel on October 7, nearly 1,000 antisemitic incidents have been reported in Germany. Some of these acts include extreme violence and property destruction, a German association said.
1 hour ago
Since the October 7 Hamas attacks, India has become a hub of fake news and Islamophobic content. On social media, as well as on 24-hour news channels, the conflict between Israel and Hamas has inflamed Hindu extremists, venting their hatred of Muslims under the guise of support for Israel.
2 hours ago
Africa is the most vulnerable continent for the effects of climate change, the UN has said. Young Africans are calling for urgent action and for ramping up funding for African-made solutions to tackle the climate crisis.
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