They were crimes born of the Internet age — romantic solicitations on popular Web site Craigslist that police say led to the fatal shooting of one woman and the robbery of another in Boston hotels this past spring. And it was high-tech, 21st-century sleuthing, along with some old-fashioned gumshoe detective work, that put police on the trail toward a suspect and eventually an arrest.
A police raid averted an assassination plot against Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, authorities said, as they waited for official DNA confirmation of the death of suspected terrorist Noordin M. Top in another raid.
Indonesian police have taken in for questioning one of the wives of southeast Asia’s most-wanted terrorist.
Two people were reported killed Wednesday after a convoy of buses carrying employees of a U.S. mining company came under fire in the Indonesian province of Papua
Indonesian police have recovered a laptop that they believe belonged to one of the bombers of Friday’s twin hotel attacks in Jakarta, the country’s official news agency said Sunday. The laptop contained information and codes that the attackers may have used to communicate with each other, the state-run Antara News Agency said.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton traveled Friday to Mumbai, India, the first stop on a weeklong visit to that country and Thailand, where she will attend meetings of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.
Bomb attacks in Jakarta on Friday are the latest in a long line of deadly strikes on prominent hotels worldwide that show, despite stringent security measures, they remain a favorite target for terrorists. At least nine people were killed and more than 50 injured on Friday when bomb explosions ripped through the JW Marriott and Ritz-Carlton hotels in the Indonesian capital
Explosions tore through two luxury hotels Friday morning in south Jakarta, Indonesia, killing at least eight people, a presidential spokesman said. The number of injured was in the 40s, said Dino Patti Djalal, spokesman for President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. They were taken to area hospitals.
Explosions tore through two luxury hotels Friday morning in south Jakarta, Indonesia. Antara News, a state-run agency, said at least six people were killed and a number of others were wounded. The victims were taken to nearby MMC Hospital and Jakarta Hospital, the agency reported
A fire has broken out at a major international hotel in Pakistan’s capital Islamabad, five months after it was hit by a deadly suicide bombing. Smoke could be seen pouring from the upscale Marriott Hotel, close to the country’s presidential palace. There was no immediate word on the cause of the blaze.