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Prisoner of the Century files $800,000 lawsuit for false murder charges

Huynh Van Nen and his family have filed a lawsuit at Binh Thuan province People's Court for two false murder charges that kept him in prison for nearly 17 years.

From life sentence to an $800,000 lawsuit: Prisoner of the Century's 17-year battle against the court

Huynh Van Nen is dubbed Prisoner of the Century for being the only person falsely charged for two counts of murder.

Lawyers appeal against death sentences over murder of British tourists in Thailand

Lawyers filed an appeal on Monday against the conviction of two Myanmar migrant workers sentenced to death in Thailand for the 2014 murder of two British backpackers on a holiday island, another twist in a case mired in controversy and dispute.
May 23, 2016 | 02:46 pm GMT+7

Who gets killed for killing?

From July 1, 15 different forms of murder will be subject to the death penalty according to the 2015 Penal Code.
May 31, 2016 | 06:50 pm GMT+7

Philippines' Duterte under fire for defending killing of journalists

Philippine press groups denounced President-elect Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday for saying journalists were being killed because they were corrupt and "you are not exempted from assassination if you are a son of a bitch".
June 01, 2016 | 04:13 pm GMT+7

French police commander murdered in front of his home, Islamic State claims responsibility

A 42-year-old police commander was stabbed to death in front of his home on Monday night in the Paris suburb of Magnanville and his assailant, who had barricaded himself in the policeman's house, was later shot dead by members of an elite police unit, officials said.
June 14, 2016 | 08:19 am GMT+7

South Korea arrests Vietnamese fishermen over double homicide at sea

Two Vietnamese fishermen have been arrested for allegedly stabbing the captain and chief engineer of a South Korean fishing boat to death.
June 25, 2016 | 12:40 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese crew murdered South Korean captain over verbal abuse

A sailor from the South Korean fishing vessel said a bad relationship and the language barrier were the reasons for the bloody mutiny.
July 06, 2016 | 06:54 pm GMT+7

Pistorius jailed for 6 years for murder of girlfriend

South African Paralympic gold medalist will serve "between half and two thirds of the sentence."
July 06, 2016 | 08:40 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's appeals court upholds death sentences in murder of 6 family members

The story of a man who brutally murdered his ex-girlfriend's family last year is reaching its final chapter.
July 18, 2016 | 07:46 pm GMT+7

Four family members brutally murdered in northern Vietnam

The culprit remains at large somewhere in the mountains near the Chinese border.
August 11, 2016 | 05:05 pm GMT+7

Multiple-murder suspect nabbed in northern Vietnam after month on the run

Police say the suspect has confessed to beating a woman to death and drowning three children.
September 05, 2016 | 11:41 am GMT+7

Grandmother and 3 grandchildren murdered overnight in northern Vietnam

They were found dead Saturday morning in their house in Quang Ninh Province.
September 24, 2016 | 06:25 pm GMT+7

Victims' relative named suspect in brutal murder case in northern Vietnam

The killing of the 61-year-old woman and her three grandchildren left the nation in a state of shock.
September 26, 2016 | 01:54 pm GMT+7

Police arrest suspect in brutal murder case in northern Vietnam

The arrest was made 3 days after the murder of a woman and 3 children.
September 26, 2016 | 10:53 pm GMT+7
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