World Briefs: Missing woman found 'chained up like a dog'

Missing woman found 'chained up like a dog'

WASHINGTON • A South Carolina woman reported missing in August has been found, "chained up like a dog" in a storage container, and a registered sex offender was arrested on suspicion of kidnapping, police said.

Ms Kala Brown, 30, was discovered on Thursday after police searching a large property in Spartanburg County heard banging noises from inside the 4.6m by 9m container.


Berlin summons envoy of Turkey over arrests

BERLIN • Germany yesterday summoned Turkey's envoy after Ankara detained almost a dozen lawmakers from the main pro-Kurdish party, warning that a crackdown against terror should not be used as an excuse to silence the opposition.

Berlin felt it "could not remain silent", given the deep ties between the two countries and its people, a foreign ministry source said.


US trainer fatally shot at Jordan air base

AMMAN • One US military trainer was killed and two people critically injured yesterday in a shooting as they approached the gate to an air force base in Jordan, two US officials said.

One of the officials said there was no indication at this point that it was a deliberate attack on members of the US military.


A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 05, 2016, with the headline 'World Briefs'. Print Edition | Subscribe