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Former British soldier charged over 1972 Bloody Sunday killings: prosecutors

Derry - British prosecutors on Thursday charged a former paratrooper with two murders and four attempted murders for the 1972 "Bloody Sunday" killings in which 13 protesters were shot dead in Derry.

Prosecutor seeks 'life in jail' for Turkey financier Kavala

Istanbul - A Turkish prosecutor on Wednesday sought life in prison for 16 suspects including philanthropist and businessman Osman Kavala charged with attempting to overthrow the government, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported.

Cameroon opposition leader charged with 'rebellion'

Douala - Cameroon opposition leader Maurice Kamto, who says he was cheated out of the presidency in elections last year, has been charged with "rebellion" and "insurrection", one of his lawyers said Wednesday.

France charges 10 ultra-right suspects over plot to attack Muslims

Paris - French authorities have charged 10 suspected far-right extremists in connection with an alleged plot to attack Muslims, a judicial source said Thursday.The nine men and one woman aged 32 to 69 were arrested in raids across France on Saturday.

Belgium charges Abdeslam accomplice over 2016 bombings

Apo - A Belgian judge has charged an accomplice of Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam with a terror offence linked to the Brussels suicide bombings, prosecutors said Friday.

Pope aide Pell to stand trial on multiple sex abuse charges

Melbourne - The Vatican's finance chief Cardinal George Pell Tuesday became the highest-ranked Catholic to be sent for trial over historic sex offences, as the elderly priest vowed to fight the charges.

Pope aide Pell to stand trial on multiple sex abuse charges: court

Melbourne - Vatican finance chief Cardinal George Pell was ordered to stand trial on multiple historical sexual offence charges in Australia Tuesday, but several others were thrown out.

Special US probe into Russian election meddling gains pace

Washington - US special counsel Robert Mueller has charged at least one person in the sprawling probe over Russian interference in last year's presidential vote, marking the start of a new judicial phase.

Teenager charged over London Underground attack: police

London - British police said Friday they had charged an 18-year-old man with attempted murder following last week's bombing of a London Underground train, which injured 30 people.

Murder charge sought for Danish inventor over mutilated journalist

Stockholm - Danish prosecutors said Thursday they would seek a murder charge against the maverick inventor who was the last person seen with Swedish journalist Kim Wall before her headless torso was discovered.

Frenchman arrested with Belgians charged over terror

Paris - A 42-year-old Frenchman suspected of plotting attacks with two Belgian brothers was charged with terror offences on Sunday, a judicial source said.

Frenchman arrested with Belgians charged over terror

Paris - A 42-year-old Frenchman suspected of plotting attacks with two Belgian brothers was charged with terror offences on Sunday, a judicial source said.

Graft charge against Brazil's president filed in Congress

Bras - Brazil's Supreme Court on Thursday sent a corruption charge against President Michel Temer to Congress for it to decide whether the president should be put on trial.

French candidate Fillon's wife charged in fake job scandal

Paris - Penelope Fillon, wife of France's conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon, was charged Tuesday with complicity in the abuse of public funds in a scandal that has engulfed her husband's campaign, a judicial source said.

French teens charged over school shooting

Grasse - A 16-year-old boy who opened fire at his school in southern France, slightly wounding four fellow pupils and a teacher, was charged over the attack Saturday along with an alleged accomplice.

Le Pen aide charged in 'fake jobs' scandal: judicial source

Paris - The personal assistant of French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen was charged Wednesday in a scandal over "fake jobs" at the European Parliament, a judicial source said.

France charges two with suspected jihadist links

Paris - Two men allegedly linked to French extremist Rachid Kassim have been charged with "associating with terrorists", Paris prosecutors said Wednesday.

Two men charged in France over links to November attacks: judicial source

Paris - French authorities filed terror charges on Friday against two suspected members of the same Islamic State cell that massacred 130 people in Paris last November, a judicial source said.

France church attacker was charged for terror link

Paris - One of the two attackers who stormed a church in France and slit a priest's throat on Tuesday had been charged with terror links and held before being freed on bail, a source close to the investigation said.

13 charged over deadly Istanbul airport bombings: report

Istanbul - Thirteen suspects, including 10 Turks, were charged Sunday over the Istanbul airport suicide bombings, the deadliest of several attacks to strike Turkey's biggest city this year, the Dogan news agency reported.

France charges 'accomplice' of key Paris attacks suspect

Paris - Hamza Attou, accused of helping key Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam flee to Brussels, has been charged and taken into custody in France, the Paris prosecutor said Thursday.

'Man in hat' Abrini charged over Brussels attack

Brussels - Mohamed Abrini, who was already indicted over the Paris attacks, has been charged with "terrorist murders" in connection with last month's carnage in Brussels, Belgium's federal prosecutor said on Sunday.

French teacher in avalanche tragedy charged with involuntary homicide

Grenoble - A French teacher who took students onto a closed skiing piste in the French Alps where an avalanche killed two of them and a Ukrainian tourist has been charged with involuntary homicide, his lawyer said on Saturday.

Chinese Android phone claims two-week battery life

A new Android phone currently preparing for launch boasts a mammoth battery which lets it run for up to 15 days on one charge, according to manufacturer Oukitel. The K10000's 10,000mAh battery is over three times larger than a conventional unit.

Tesco sees plastic bag usage down by 80% since 5P charge

Data suggests that the number of plastic bags taken home by people at Tesco stores in England has dropped by almost 80 percent ever since the company introduced a 5P levy.

Sixth person charged in Belgium over Paris attacks: prosecutor

Brussels - A Belgian judge on Friday charged a sixth suspect with terrorism offences in connection with the Paris attacks, prosecutors said, as the country pushes on with its investigation into links to the November 13 atrocities.

Huawei's new smartphone battery charges to 50% in five minutes

Improvements in battery technology are beginning to reduce smartphone charging times but this week Huawei managed to destroy the records set by developments like Qualcomm Quick Charge. The company took five minutes to take a phone to 50 percent.

OnePlus' $7 USB Type-C cables could damage devices

A Google engineer has warned people who use cheap USB Type-C cables made by Chinese phone manufacturer OnePlus could damage their phones due to a potential fault. The issue occurs when the cables are used with non-OnePlus devices.

Turkey charges magazine journalists with 'coup plot'

Istanbul - Turkish prosecutors on Tuesday charged two opposition journalists with plotting a coup over a magazine cover criticising President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's election win.

Mobile roaming fees to be outlawed in Europe in 2017

The European Parliament has passed a law that will make it illegal for mobile carriers to charge roaming fees when their customers use their phones abroad. The popular ruling is designed to help battle cases of "bill shock."
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