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Former US sports doctor gets 60 years over sex abuse charges

December 8, 2017 11:52 pm
Former US sports doctor gets 60 years over sex abuse charges

This photo taken on November 22, 2017 shows former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar appearing at Ingham County Circuit Court in Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by AFP) A former US sports doctor has been sentenced to 60 years in prison over accusations of sexually assaulting female athletes […]

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Russian prosecutors seek 10 years in jail for former economy minister Alexei Ulyukayev

December 4, 2017 8:40 am
Russian prosecutors seek 10 years in jail for former economy minister Alexei Ulyukayev

Russia’s ex-economy minister Alexei Ulyukayev (C) is escorted after a hearing at the Zamoskvoretsky district court in Moscow on December 04, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Russian prosecutors on Monday called for a 10-year prison sentence for former economy minister Alexei Ulyukayev who is accused of extorting a $2 million bribe […]

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China’s ‘master’ tomb raider gets suspended death penalty

November 30, 2017 9:15 am
China’s ‘master’ tomb raider gets suspended death penalty

This file photo shows the Song dynasty tomb in China. A Chinese court has handed a death sentence to a “master” tomb raider from northern China who made a 30-year career out of robbing historical burial sites. A native of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, 55-year-old Yao Yuzhong was found […]

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Bosnian Croat wartime general Slobodan Praljak kills himself with poison in UN court

November 29, 2017 2:39 am
Bosnian Croat wartime general Slobodan Praljak kills himself with poison in UN court

Bosnian Croat wartime general Slobodan Praljak has killed himself by drinking poison, after a United Nations court in The Hague upheld a previous ruling for his war crimes against Bosnian Muslims. The 72-year-old former general told shocked judges in the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) on Wednesday that he “drank […]

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Macedonia nabs 30 over parliament attack

November 28, 2017 1:33 am
Macedonia nabs 30 over parliament attack

Policemen try to contain protesters trying to enter Macedonia’s parliament to protest against what they said was an unfair vote to elect a parliamentary speaker, following months of political deadlock in the Balkan country in Skopje on April 27, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Macedonian police have arrested about 30 people, […]

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Egypt court upholds death sentences for 7 Daesh suspects

November 26, 2017 1:39 am
Egypt court upholds death sentences for 7 Daesh suspects

The file photo shows Velayat Sinai militants, previously known as Ansar Beit al-Maqdis, in Egypt’s troubled Sinai Peninsula. (AFP photo) An Egyptian court has upheld death sentences for seven suspected members of the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group over the beheading in Libya of 21 Coptic Christians in 2015. A judicial official said Sunday […]

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Texas woman accused of mailing bombs to assassinate former President Barack Obama and a state governor

November 24, 2017 11:30 pm
Texas woman accused of mailing bombs to assassinate former President Barack Obama and a state governor

Former President Barack Obama speaks at the inaugural Obama Foundation Summit on October 31, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by AFP) A woman in the US state of Texas has been charged with mailing explosive devices designed to assassinate former President Barack Obama and a state governor. Julia Poff on […]

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Interpol arrests 40 human traffickers after Libya slave auction

November 23, 2017 10:30 pm
Interpol arrests 40 human traffickers after Libya slave auction

African refugees arrive at a naval base in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, on October 11, 2017, after they were rescued from a rubber boat by coast guards off the Libyan coast of Sabratha. (Photo by AFP) At least 40 people have been detained during a swoop on human trafficking across West Africa, after […]

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Myanmar’s army abuse against Rohingya Muslim , girls may be war crime: United Nations

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Myanmar’s army abuse against Rohingya Muslim , girls may be war crime: United Nations

This photo, taken on November 12, 2017, shows a girl standing on the sandy banks of the natural boundary between Myanmar and Bangladesh and near a makeshift camp in Rakhine State, in Myanmar. (By AFP) The United Nations (UN) says widespread atrocities perpetrated by Myanmar’s army against Rohingya Muslim women […]

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Iraq sentences former governor Amer Salman Yaqoub to jail for misuse of public assets

November 21, 2017 10:01 pm
Iraq sentences former governor Amer Salman Yaqoub to jail for misuse of public assets

Amer Salman Yaqoub, the former governor of Iraq’s eastern province of Diyala The Iraqi Commission of Integrity, a body responsible for investigating corruption and affiliated to the country’s parliament, says judiciary officials have sentenced a former governor of the eastern province of Diyala to jail after being found guilty of corruption. […]

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