A modern production of Richard Wagner’s opera Tannhauser is causing a stir in Germany because of Nazi-themed scenes showing people dying in gas chambers and members of a family having their heads shaved before being executed.
Nine ironwood spears protruded from the lifeless body of Luis Castellanos when it was found in March, near a jungle road. Castellanos, 37, was the third poacher of rare woods murdered in this remote patch of eastern Ecuador since 2005.
Rodrigo Rosenberg became a household name in Guatemala after he posthumously accused the President and First Lady of ordering his Mother’s Day murder last year. His words, left behind in a video taped days before he was shot to death on a tree-lined boulevard, sent tens of thousands of protesters into the streets and sparked youth-led reform movements.
The image of seven corpses of young men and women who had been tortured, murdered and dumped in a car was depressingly familiar in drug war torn Mexico. But unlike thousands of other killings, one victim of last week’s multiple homicide in the spa town Cuernavaca had a well-known father and his grief gained national attention.
Details of the gruesome crimes in Afghanistan that have resulted in 12 U.S. Army soldiers facing trial at a base near Seattle have been slowly making their way into the public domain
Sordid Details About Killings of 3 Afghan Civilians Members of an American Army unit consumed with drug use randomly chose Afghan civilians to kill and then failed to report the abuses out of fear they would suffer retaliation from their commander, according to testimony in military court here on Monday. The testimony, in a hearing […]
Mexico: 12 found dead in Pacific coast state Mexican prosecutors say the bodies of 12 murder victims have been found in a Pacific coast state, eight of them partially burned. The Nayarit state Attorney General’s Office says the corpses were discovered together in fields outside the town of Xalisco. The agency said Wednesday in a […]
A Pennsylvania soccer mom was chatting with a friend via webcam when she was shot to death by her husband, who then went upstairs and shot himself, police said Friday. Meleanie Hain, 31, made national headlines last year as the mother who carried a loaded, holstered handgun to her 5-year-old daughter’s soccer game
A car bomb was found Friday parked outside the home of a state governor in India’s troubled northeast, police said. It was later detonated
Ten people have been killed in a shooting at a drug rehabilitation center in a Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, state-run news agency Notimex reported. Three others were injured when unidentified gunmen opened fire Tuesday night, the agency said