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DOST, Army suspected of launching cyberattacks against red-tagged websites

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and Philippine Army are prime suspects in the series of cyberattacks against the websites of two alternative...

Digital sex crimes thrive in South Korea victimizing women

Digital sex crimes, including the illegal capture and sharing of images of girls and women, remain widespread in South Korea and often go unprosecuted,...

More than 100 killed as gunmen attack village in Burkina Faso

Gunmen killed at least 100 people in a northern Burkina Faso village, the government said Saturday, in what was the country’s deadliest attack in...

Cop who killed woman in QC arrested and charged for murder

Philippine National Police (PNP) chief, Gen. Guillermo Eleazar on Tuesday ordered the filing of appropriate criminal and administrative charges against a police officer who...

Tarlac official arrested over alleged extortion try

Authorities arrested on Monday the task force quarry head of Tarlac City in an entrapment operation, three days after a private citizen reported his...

Police arrest 3 suspects in brutal killing of transgender in QC

Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar on Sunday announced the arrest of three suspects behind the “brutal” killing of a transgender man...

3 killed, 2 hurt in Chicago party shooting

Three people were injured and two were killed in a shooting at a party on Chicago's south side early Saturday, police said. According to police,...

Human Rights Watch: Israel committed crimes vs Palestinians

Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Tuesday accused Israel of committing apartheid crimes and persecution against the Palestinian people in the occupied territories. In a report,...

Rape, homicide charges vs 11 accused in Dacera’s death dismissed

The Makati Prosecutor’s Office has dismissed the charges of rape and homicide against 11 men implicated in the death of flight attendant Christine Dacera...

Former US cop Derek Chauvin convicted for murdering George Floyd

Former Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin was convicted Tuesday of murder and manslaughter for pinning George Floyd to the pavement with his knee on the Black man’s...