Kim Jong-nam death: Two women to face murder charges

Kim Jong-nam death: Two women to face murder charges

Image copyright Reuters/AFP Image caption Doan Thi Huong (left) and Siti Aisyah (right) said they thought they were taking part in a TV prank Two women implicated in the killing of the estranged brother of North Korea’s leader are to be charged with murder on Wednesday, Malaysia’s prosecutor says. Attorney General Mohamed Apandi Ali said […]

Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong to be indicted on bribery charges

Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong to be indicted on bribery charges

Image copyright AFP Samsung’s heir apparent Lee Jae-yong is to be formally indicted on multiple charges including bribery and embezzlement, prosecutors said. The case is tied to the scandal which led to the impeachment of the country’s president, Park Geun-hye. South Korea’s special prosecutor’s office announced the charges against the de-facto Samsung chief, along with […]

‘Taliban infiltrator’ aids police killing in Helmand province

‘Taliban infiltrator’ aids police killing in Helmand province

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Lashkar Gah has been the site of multiple suicide bombings, such as this one on 11 February Twelve policemen have been killed in an “insider attack” in the southern Afghan province of Helmand, officials say. A police source told the BBC that an infiltrator from the Taliban had allowed […]

Australia terror arrest: Man held over suspected missiles plan

Australia terror arrest: Man held over suspected missiles plan

Image copyright 9news.com.au Image caption Police examine a property at Young, in rural New South Wales A man suspected of trying to advise the so-called Islamic State on missiles has been arrested in Australia. The 42-year-old was arrested in the New South Wales town of Young on Tuesday, PM Malcolm Turnbull said. “Police will allege […]

Australian man finds A$1m lottery ticket a year on

Australian man finds A$1m lottery ticket a year on

Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption The man found his winning ticket in a shopping bag An Australian grandfather has become a millionaire after cashing in a year-old lottery ticket he found while cleaning his car. The man, who has remained anonymous, bought the ticket in January last year. After finding the docket in a shopping […]

‘They escorted me as if I were a terrorist’

Irene Clennell, a woman married to a British man for 27 years, has been sent back to Singapore. She tells the BBC she was unable to contact her lawyer and did not have the chance to get any clothes from her home. Periods spent abroad caring for her parents are thought to have invalidated her […]

Dog taken by shark at Sydney beach prompts warning

Dog taken by shark at Sydney beach prompts warning

Image copyright Sutherland Shire Council Image caption The incident happened at Bonna Point, in Sydney’s south Swimmers have been warned to avoid a Sydney beach after a pet dog was taken by a shark in shallow water. The dog’s owners witnessed the incident at Bonna Point, a popular off-leash beach, said Sutherland Shire Council. “We […]

US-China relations: Trump meets top diplomat Yang Jiechi

US-China relations: Trump meets top diplomat Yang Jiechi

Image copyright AFP China’s top diplomat had a brief meeting with President Donald Trump while at the White House for talks with the president’s advisers. State Councillor Yang Jiechi is the first senior Chinese official to meet Mr Trump since his inauguration. Mr Yang also discussed security matters with the new US national security adviser, […]

Gentle Bones: Singapore’s answer to Ed Sheeran

Singer-songwriter Joel Tan, known as Gentle Bones, angered his parents by choosing music over university, but he is now one of Singapore’s most successful artists. Produced by Helier Cheung Gentle Bones: Singapore’s answer to Ed Sheeran}

Olathe, Kansas, shooting suspect Adam Purinton in court

Olathe, Kansas, shooting suspect Adam Purinton in court

Image copyright AP Image caption Witnesses say Adam Purinton shouted “get out of my country” before opening fire A man accused of fatally shooting an Indian man and injuring two others at a suburban Kansas City bar last week has made his first court appearance. Adam Purinton, 51, was wearing a safety smock designed to […]

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