1. Japan

    Tokyo Doomsday Cult Fugitive Caught

    A police officer walks near a wanted poster of former Aum Shinrikyo cult member Katsuya Takahashi  displayed at the metropolitan police department in Tokyo, Sunday, June 10, 2012. Japan has mobilized thousands of police to hunt for the last fugitive suspected in the doomsday cult's deadly nerve gas attack on Tokyo's subway 17 years ago. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye)

    Itsuo Inouye / AP Photo

    The last fugitive of the Japanese doomsday cult Aum Shinrikyo that carried out the deadly Tokyo subway sarin gas attacks in 1995 was finally arrested Friday. Police nabbed 54-year-old Katsuya Takahashi after 17 years on the run, and Takahashi is suspected of murder in the attack that killed 12 people and left thousands ill. Former cult leader Shoko Asahara and a dozen other former members are now on death row.

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