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Japan's 'Twitter killer' charged with 9 counts of murder

Sep 10, 2018 - 5:48 PM

Takahiro Shiraishi is charged with murder after admitting killing and butchering all 9 of his victims – all but one of whom were women aged between 15 and 26

Myanmar army changes tack with Rohingya killings admission

Jan 11, 2018 - 7:44 PM

Accounts of mass murder, rape and torture from the 655,000 Rohingya who fled Myanmar's army to Bangladesh horrify the world

ROHINGYA PLIGHT. A burned village is seen from the air near Maungdaw, north of Myanmar's Rakhine state on September 27, 2017. File photo from AFP

[OPINION] Respect for national proceedings?

Dec 09, 2017 - 10:27 AM

If what Harry Roque means about 'national proceeding' is such national criminal proceeding against Duterte, the question is to be asked: is there or has there been such national criminal investigation against Duterte in the first place?

DOJ on NDF, Duterte calls Manila ‘dead city,’ Roque on ICC | Midday wRap

Dec 08, 2017 - 1:02 PM

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[OPINION] Investigating Duterte: Pinochet and Nuremberg as precedents

Oct 05, 2017 - 10:00 PM

Perpetrators of horrendous crimes are considered enemies of humanity, and can be tried and punished anywhere in the world by virtue of the principle of universal jurisdiction

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Ombudsman has the power to probe President Duterte for mass murders

Oct 04, 2017 - 9:00 AM

The President does not have real immunity from criminal prosecution for genocide, war crimes, and other crimes against humanity penalized under Republic Act 9851

Vegas shooter's 'companion' ID'd as Fil-Australian who moved to U.S.

Oct 03, 2017 - 3:37 PM

Marilou Danley, 62, was initially said to be a 'person of interest' but has since been cleared of any involvement in the shocking shooting that left 59 dead and more than 500 injured

CLEARED. First named as a 'person of interest,' Marilou Danley is cleared in the Las Vegas mass shooting incident. Photo courtesy of the Las Vegas Metro Police Department

Marilou Danley cleared in Las Vegas mass shooting

Oct 03, 2017 - 10:18 AM

Marilou Danley, whose citizenship remains unconfirmed, 'was not in the US at the time of the incident,' the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs says

CLEARED. First named as a 'person of interest,' Marilou Danley is cleared in the Las Vegas mass shooting incident. Photo courtesy of the Las Vegas Metro Police Department

Gaga, Grande urge gun control amid artist shock at Vegas carnage

Oct 03, 2017 - 6:57 AM

While most artists left their comments to general messages of sympathy after the assault on a country music festival, Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande use their social media power to press politicians

MAD SCRAMBLE. People run from the Route 91 Harvest country music festival after apparent gun fire was heard on October 1, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. David Becker/Getty Images/AFP

After Las Vegas massacre, Trump silent on gun control

Oct 03, 2017 - 6:50 AM

While the gunman's motive remains unclear, the shooting instantly rekindles the divisive national debate on gun control

MOMENT OF SILENCE. US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump take part in a moment of silence with White House staff for the victims of the Las Vegas shootings, on the South Lawn of the White House on October 2, 2017 in Washington, DC. Mandel Ngan/AFP

Sports stars, teams grieve after Vegas shooting horror

Oct 03, 2017 - 6:42 AM

Athletes, teams and leagues react in disbelief as the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history hit home

FIRST RESPONDERS. An ambulance leaves the intersection of Las Vegas Boulevard and Tropicana Ave. after a mass shooting at a country music festival nearby on October 2, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Investigators search for motive in Las Vegas massacre

Oct 03, 2017 - 6:35 AM

(UPDATED) The death toll from the October 1 assault on an open-air concert on the Vegas Strip rises to 59, while 527 people have been injured

CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION. Crime scene tape surrounds the Mandalay Hotel (background with shooters window damage top right) after a gunman killed at least 59 people and wounded more than 500 others when he opened fire on a country music concert in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 2, 2017. Mark Ralston/AFP

Man pleads guilty to killing 19 people in China

Jul 19, 2017 - 9:02 PM

Yang Qingpei murdered his parents when they refused to give him money the Qujing City Intermediate People s Court says on its official microblog account Fearing he would be discovered Yang then killed 17 of his neighbors and fled

The bigger hurdles to having ICC prosecute Duterte

Apr 26, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Jude Sabio’s 'complaint' has to prove the supposed unwillingness or inability of the Philippine government to prosecute President Duterte for the crimes he allegedly committed

COMPLAINT VS DUTERTE. Filipino lawyer Jude Sabio files a complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte before the International Criminal Court. Photo courtesy of Jude Sabio.

ICC complaint, Avancena, Pacquiao | Evening wRap

Apr 24, 2017 - 7:00 PM

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7 dead in 'mass murder shooting' at US college town

May 24, 2014 - 11:17 PM

Authorities say the incident near the University of California at Santa Barbara appears to be a mass murder situation

Death marches in world history

Apr 09, 2014 - 12:05 PM

The Bataan Death March commemorated every April 9 is not unique to Philippine history Here are a few other similar tragedies in world history

DEATH MARCH: Around 5,000 to 10,000 Filipinos and around 650 Americans died in the infamous Bataan Death March. File Photo from Wikimedia Commons

US releases chilling Newtown massacre documents

Dec 28, 2013 - 8:45 AM

Disturbing details about last year s mass shooting surface

Gun control supporters take part in a candlelight vigil at Lafayette Square across from the White House on December 15, 2012 in Washington. Twenty-seven people, including the shooter, were killed on December 14 at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN

Gunman used rifle to fire multiple shots at kids

Dec 16, 2012 - 8:23 AM

The US school gunman used an assault rifle to pump his mostly six and seven year old victims with multiple bullets authorities said Saturday December 15 as details of the horrific spree became clearer

Gun control supporters take part in a candlelight vigil at Lafayette Square across from the White House on December 15, 2012 in Washington. Twenty-seven people, including the shooter, were killed on December 14 at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN