Mexico probes cartel ‘La Linea’ in Mormon deaths

Publication date 07 November 2019 | 21:35 | ICT

Mexico alleged on Wednesday that a drug cartel called “La Linea” massacred nine Mormon women and children in a case of mistaken identity, but devastated relatives insisted their loved ones were deliberately targeted.

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  • Iran says it has resumed enrichment of uranium

    Publication date 07 November 2019 | 21:34 | ICT

    Iran resumed uranium enrichment at its underground Fordow plant south of Tehran on Thursday, in a new step back from its commitments under a landmark 2015 nuclear deal.

  • Impeachment probe public hearings to start next week

    Publication date 07 November 2019 | 21:34 | ICT

    The first open impeachment hearings into US President Donald Trump will begin next week, the congressman leading the probe said on Wednesday, as the investigation heads into a highly anticipated public phase.

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  • Thai police nab drugs pair who fled court

    Publication date 07 November 2019 | 21:31 | ICT

    An American drug suspect and his Thai wife who went on the run after they shot and stabbed their way out of a courtroom were apprehended on Wednesday authorities said, with the man shooting his wife and then himself as police closed in.

  • Robredo finally accepts offer of drug czar role from Duterte

    Publication date 07 November 2019 | 21:30 | ICT

    Philippine Vice-President Leni Robredo has finally accepted President Rodrigo Duterte’s invite for her to be the co-chairperson of the Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs (ICAD).

  • 1MDB banker Ng to stand trial

    Publication date 07 November 2019 | 21:29 | ICT

    EX-goldman Sachs banker Ng Chong Hwa will stand trial in Malaysia in April over the 1MDB scandal after he returns from the US where he has also been charged, an official said on Wednesday.

  • DAP, police spar over allegations of ‘torture’

    Publication date 07 November 2019 | 21:28 | ICT

    Top Malaysian security officials are engaged in an unusual debate with some members of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition government amid claims that police “tortured” 12 men detained over alleged links to a former Sri Lankan milita

  • Report: FB controlling competitors using data

    Publication date 07 November 2019 | 21:25 | ICT

    Leaked documents from a civil suit against Facebook show how the social network aimed to employ user data as a tool for bargaining and to manipulate competitors, NBC News reported on Wednesday.

  • China jails nine for sale of fentanyl to US buyers

    Publication date 07 November 2019 | 21:24 | ICT

    China on Thursday jailed nine people for selling fentanyl to Americans, the result of a landmark joint probe, following US President Donald Trump’s fury at Beijing for its perceived inaction against Chinese suppliers fuelling the de

  • Three charged with spying on Twitter for Saudis

    Publication date 07 November 2019 | 21:22 | ICT

    Two former Twitter employees and a third man were charged in San Francisco Federal Court on Wednesday with spying on Twitter users critical of the Saudi royal family, the US Justice Department announced.

  • Pinera says ‘nothing to hide’ on abuses amid latest round of unrest

    Publication date 07 November 2019 | 21:20 | ICT

    Chile's president said on Wednesday his government had “nothing to hide” concerning allegations that police killed, tortured and sexually assaulted civilians during deadly protests against him.