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South Korea police apologizes over botched serial killer case

Jul 02, 2020 - 4:38 PM

At the time a record number of police officers for a single case were mobilized to try to find the killer, investigating some 21,000 individuals and comparing the fingerprints of around 20,000 more without success

Cyprus police find remains of Filipino child victim of 'serial killer'

Jun 13, 2019 - 9:43 AM

(UPDATED) A police spokesman says that the 'small human body in a state of decay recovered in the lake is believed to be of six-year-old Filipina Sierra-Graze, whose mother, Mary Rose Tiburcio, was the first victim to be found on April 14

VICTIM #7. Forensic police transport what they believe are the remains of a six-year-old Filipina from a lake at Xyliatos, southwest of the Cypriot capital Nicosia, on June 12, 2019.   Photo by Iakovos Hatzistavrou/AFP

Cyprus finds suspected remains of sixth 'serial killer' victim

Jun 07, 2019 - 7:52 AM

The suitcase is thought to contain the body of missing Filipina Maricar Valdez

Cyprus investigators searching for victims of a suspected serial killer recovered on June 4, 2019 a third suitcase thought to contain the remains of a Filipina woman at the bottom of the man-made Red Lake out of the village of Mitsero, southwest of the Cypriot capital Nicosia . A Greek Cypriot army officer is in custody since April 2019 after reportedly confessing to murdering five foreign women and two of their daughters in a string of killings that have left the Mediterranean holiday island in shock. The police have so far recovered five bodies, including remains dumped inside two other suitcases found in the same lake.  Iakovos Hatzistavrou / AFP

German killer nurse gets life for 85 hospital murders

Jun 06, 2019 - 11:54 AM

(UPDATED) Judge Sebastian Buehrmann calls Niels Hoegel's killing spree 'incomprehensible'

SERIAL KILLER. Former nurse Niels Hoegel, accused of killing more than 100 patients in his care, sits in the courtroom during a hearing in his trial, on November 22, 2018 in Oldenburg, northern Germany. Hoegel, 41, has already spent nearly a decade in prison for other patient deaths, and is accused of intentionally administering medical overdoses to victims so he could bring them back to life at the last moment. Mohssen Assanimoghaddam / POOL / AFP

Cyprus police in first apology over serial killings

May 07, 2019 - 6:48 PM

The killings came to light in mid-April when unusually heavy rains brought the body of 38-year-old Filipina Mary Rose Tiburcio to the surface of the disused mine shaft where it had been hidden

NEW POLICE CHIEF. A handout picture provided by the Cypriot government's Press and Information Office (PIO) on May 7, 2019 shows the newly appointed Police Chief Kypros Michaelides (L) and President Nicos Anastasiades speaking during a swearing-in ceremony at the Presidential Palace in the capital Nicosia. Michaelides apologized to the families of the 7 foreign women and girls that a suspect serial killer has confessed to murdering. Photo by Stavros Ioannides/PIO/AFP

Russian ex-policeman convicted over 56 murders

Dec 10, 2018 - 2:50 PM

The court in the Siberian city of Irkutsk finds Mikhail Popkov 'guilty of killing 56 people between 1992 and 2007,' the Irkutsk regional prosecutor's office says

German nurse serial killer on trial over 100 deaths

Oct 30, 2018 - 9:12 PM

Niels Hoegel is accused of intentionally administering medical overdoses to victims so he could bring them back to life at the last moment

GRUESOME. Police officers stand in front of the Weser-Ems-Hallen building where the trial of former nurse Niels Hoegel, who is accused of killing more than 100 patients in his care, starts on October 2018 in Oldenburg, northern Germany. Photo by  Patrik Stollarz/AFP

Fears of serial child killer in infamous Pakistan city

Jan 17, 2018 - 5:41 PM

The killing of a 6-year-old becomes the tipping point when her body is found on a rubbish heap near her home in the city of Kasur

PAKISTAN KILLINGS. In this photograph taken on January 13, 2018, the Pakistani grandmother of Liaba, who was found raped and murdered in July 2017, holds a photograph of her granddaughter (pictured R) during an interview with AFP at her home in Kasur in Pakistan's Punjab province. Photo by Arif Ali/AFP

Russian 'werewolf' policeman on trial for 59 murders

Jan 10, 2018 - 9:44 PM

Mikhail Popkov is already serving a life sentence for raping and killing 22 women, and the attempted murder of two more

5 drama Korea terbaik tahun 2017 versi Rappler Indonesia

Dec 21, 2017 - 4:57 PM

Selain akting dari aktor dan aktris ternama, kekuatan cerita membuat 5 serial ini jadi yang terbaik

'American Ripper': What it's like when you discover your ancestor's a serial killer

Nov 21, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Jeff Mudgett, narrator of the new HISTORY documentary ‘American Ripper’ lets us in on his horrible family secret

HH HOLMES. The 19th century serial killer is the focus of a new crime documentary narrated by his own descendant. Photo from History

Dela Rosa on Undas, Japan invests in PH, Trump aides charged | Evening wRap

Oct 31, 2017 - 8:25 PM

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8 creepy shows, documentaries to binge-watch this Halloween

Oct 31, 2017 - 4:34 PM

Between shows like 'Stranger Things' and documentaries like 'Interview with a Serial Killer,' you'll have your eyes glued to the screen throughout the midweek holidays

'STRANGER THINGS.' The creepy show that's set in the '80s is just one of the shows you can binge-watch on Halloween. Photo courtesy of Netflix

Fear, confusion as Uganda 'serial killer' murders pile up

Sep 16, 2017 - 5:24 PM

'We don't have one serial killer on the loose, but we have a group of people,' says the Uganda police

Menyimak keseharian millenial yang tak biasa lewat serial 'SWITCH'

Aug 15, 2017 - 9:02 AM

Drama seri SWITCH yang terdiri dari 13 episode dan akan tayang setiap Kamis di Viu

'SWITCH'. Para pemain 'SWITCH' berfoto dengan sutradara Nia Dinata, marketing Viu Myra Suraryo, dan pengisi OST Jaz dalam konferensi pers yang digelar di Djakarta Theater XXI, Jakarta Pusat, Senin, 14 Agustus. Foto oleh Valerie Dante/Rappler

Sutradara 'London Love Story' garap serial pendek berjudul '24 Karat'

May 24, 2017 - 3:38 PM

Serial 24 Karat akan dibintangi oleh sejumlah selebgram ternama Indonesia

Pemain dan sutradara '24 Karat' tampil di gelaran press conference di kawasan Sudirman, Jakarta, Rabu, 24 Mei. Foto oleh Devi Anggar Oktaviani/Rappler.

Daftar serial televisi AS yang berhenti tayang tahun ini

May 15, 2017 - 9:02 AM

Serial serial ini tidak akan dilanjutkan penayangannya alias tamat

Salah satu serial televisi yang tidak akan diperpanjang tahun ini adalah '2 Broke Girls'. Foto dari akun Instagram 2brokegirlscbs.

New podcast 'S-Town' from 'Serial' creators tops charts

Apr 01, 2017 - 10:54 AM

S Town is now at the top of the most downloaded podcasts in the US on iTunes

'S-TOWN.' A new podcast from the creators of 'Serial' is topping the charts. Screengrab from Instagram/stownpodcast

Bersiaplah untuk prequel 'Big Bang Theory'!

Mar 14, 2017 - 10:48 AM

Serial yang mengisahkan masa muda Sheldon Cooper ini akan diberi judul Young Sheldon

Jim Parsons yang berperan sebagai Sheldon Cooper dewasa di serial 'Big Bang Theory' akan menjadi narator di 'Young Sheldon'. Foto dari akun Instagram @bigbangtheory_cbs.

SAKSIKAN: Cuplikan terbaru serial ‘Game of Thrones’ musim ke-7

Mar 10, 2017 - 5:03 PM

Serial ‘Game of Thrones’ musim ke 7 akan tayang 16 Juli mendatang

PENCETAK SEJARAH. Game of Thrones mengukir sejarah menjadi serial televisi yang meraih penghargaan Emmy terbanyak dengan total 38 piala. Foto dari akun twitter Game of Thrones.

Tayang di kuartal pertama 2017, inilah 10 serial televisi yang diadaptasi dari buku

Feb 17, 2017 - 12:38 PM

Mungkin tayangan televisi tidak seindah buku tapi setidaknya mereka bisa bercerita lebih lengkap dan panjang

Neil patrick Harris turut berakting di serial 'A Series of Unfortunate Events' yang diadaptasi dari buku berjudul serupa karya Lemony Snicket. Foto dari Netflix.

Duterte, De Lima, South Korea | Evening wRap

Dec 19, 2016 - 9:20 PM

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Gay date-rape serial killer jailed for life in UK

Nov 26, 2016 - 12:08 AM

Judge Peter Openshaw describes Stephen Port s actions as wicked and monstrous as he handed him a whole life term at England s Old Bailey central criminal court in London to cheers from victims relatives

VICTIMS' FAMILIES. Jenny Taylor (L) and Donna Taylor (R) accompany their mother Jeanette Taylor (C), mother of slain Jack Taylor as they deliver a statement to the media outside the Central Criminal Court in London on November 23, 2016. Photo by Niklas Halle'n/ AFP

FOTO: Reuni bintang ‘Beverly Hills 90210’

Nov 15, 2016 - 5:10 PM

Mereka membagikan pesan dukungan bagi Shannen Doherty yang berjuang melawan kanker payudara

REUNI. Pemeran 'Beverly Hills 90210' bertemu di konvensi ReWind di Chicago. Screenshot dari Instagram/torispelling

Halfworlds musim kedua selesai diproduksi

Sep 07, 2016 - 3:44 PM

Dibintangi oleh aktor dan aktris dari Indonesia Thailand Filipina dan Taiwan

Arifin Putra yang berperan sebagai Barata, beradu akting dengan Jake Macapagal yang berperan sebagai Kaprey. Foto oleh HBO Asia.

Jude Law perankan paus muda

Sep 05, 2016 - 10:36 AM

Satu peran dengan banyak karakter Paus orang suci manusia biasa hingga pendosa

Jude Law memerankan tokoh fiksi Paus Pius XIII di serial televisi terbaru yang akan tayang pada akhir Oktober berjudul The Young Pope. Foto dari screencapture akun youtube Sky Atlantic.

Ini dia pemain baru Game of Thrones musim ketujuh

Sep 01, 2016 - 11:02 AM

Musim baru serial Game of Thrones masih akan tayang pada musim panas 2017 Namun tambahan pemain di musim penayangan ketujuh sudah mulai diumumkan

Aktor senior Jim Broadbent (67) sudah dipastikan akan terlibat dalam produksi serial Game of Thrones musim ketujuh yang akan tayang pertengahan tahun 2017. Foto oleh Justin Tallis/AFP

Catatan Si Boy 'rasa' milennial

Aug 27, 2016 - 5:41 PM

Reboot ‘Catatan Si Boy’ di NET mengisahkan Boy dan kawan kawannya versi masa kini tanpa melupakan akarnya

'Catatan Si Boy' akan segera tayang di NET. Screenshot dari Youtube/Netmediatama

Bintang 'Harry Potter' Tom Felton akan main di 'The Flash'

Jul 01, 2016 - 5:49 PM

Tom Felton diberitakan akan mendapat peran reguler di musim ketiga serial The Flash sebagai Julian Dorne penyelidik tempat kejadian perkara

5 alasan kenapa kamu harus nonton 'HALFWORLDS'

Nov 20, 2015 - 11:36 AM

Episode pertama ‘HALFWORLDS’ dapat disaksikan mulai 29 November melalui saluran televisi HBO dan Facebook

HALFWORLDS. Para pemeran dan sutradara serial HALFWORLDS produksi HBO Asia. Foto oleh Sakinah Ummu Haniy/Rappler

FOTO: Karpet merah Emmy Awards 2015

Sep 21, 2015 - 10:17 AM

Menurutmu penampilan siapa yang paling bagus?

GAME OF THRONES. Samwell Tarly Theon Greyjoy dan Varys alias John Bradley-West, Alfie Allen and Conieth Hill. Mereka tiba di acara Emmy Awards ke 67 di Microsoft Theater, Los Angeles, California, 20 September 2015. EPA/PAUL BUCK

USB 3.1 Type-C: The reversible, speedy USB cable

Jan 06, 2015 - 11:49 PM

USB 3 1 Type C cables are reversible and carry transfer speeds of up to 10 Gigabits per second

USB TYPE C. Screen shot from presentation

Podcast murder mystery 'Serial' hooks fans worldwide

Nov 19, 2014 - 12:57 PM

The perplexing tale of Hae Min Lee and Adnan Syed is at the heart of Serial an hour long weekly podcast that s become an unlikely global Internet phenomenon