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U.S. woman sentenced to 100 years for cutting baby from stranger's womb

Washington - A judge in Colorado has sentenced a woman to 100 years in prison for cutting an eight-month-old baby from a stranger's womb with kitchen knives, local media reported.

Fire ravages Muslim prayer hall in Corsica

Ajaccio - A Muslim prayer hall in the French island of Corsica was ravaged by fire on Saturday in what prosecutors said was probably a criminal attack.

The lonely struggle of missing Mexican students' parents

- There were no tears and their faces were hardened by 19 months of grief and anger as the parents of 43 Mexican students who vanished in 2014 marched in the capital.

Multiple courts to try Berlusconi, party girls in sex and lies case

Rome - Multiple courts across Italy will join forces to try billionaire Silvio Berlusconi and the young women he is accused of bribing to lie under oath, a judge in Milan ruled Friday.

Witchcraft threatens Malawi albinos with extinction: UN expert

Lilongwe - Malawi's estimated 10,000 albinos face "systematic extinction" if they continue to be murdered for their body parts for use in witchcraft, a UN expert warned Friday.

Ex-SS Auschwitz guard, 94 tells court, 'I am truly sorry'

Berlin - A 94-year-old former SS guard on trial for complicity in 170,000 murders at Auschwitz broke his silence Friday for the first time since the war, telling victims: "I am truly sorry.

Three linked to California terror attack arrested

Los Angeles - The FBI arrested three people, including the older brother of San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook, on charges of marriage fraud and lying to investigators, authorities said.

Mexican general gets 52 years in prison for torture

- A Mexican army general has been sentenced to 52 years and six months in prison for ordering the torture of a suspect and the incineration of his body, authorities said.

Mexico's chief investigator probed over missing students case

- Mexico's head of criminal investigations faced calls to be fired as the attorney general's office launched a probe into his handling of a crime scene in the disapperance of 43 students.

Indian police, Hindu hardliners halt church wedding

New Delhi - A group of hardline Hindu activists and police stormed a church in central India and stopped a wedding midway after accusing the pastor of forcefully converting the bride to Christianity, an official said Thursday.

India court rejects French woman's extradition challenge

New Delhi - India's top court on Thursday rejected a French woman's challenge against extradition to Chile, where she is wanted over the assassination of a key supporter of General Augusto Pinochet's military regime.

Mexican soldiers, police to face torture trial

- Three federal police officers and two soldiers will face trial on torture charges after a video surfaced showing a woman being nearly suffocated with a bag, authorities said Wednesday.

Mexico's top investigator denies misconduct in missing case

- Mexico's head of criminal investigations denied that authorities misrepresented key evidence in the disappearance of 43 students after foreign experts denounced "severe irregularities" in the case.

Australia warned of 'eroding' gun laws, 20 years after massacre

Sydney - Australia marked 20 years since its last mass shooting Thursday as campaigners warned its gun laws, which were severely tightened after the massacre, are being eroded.

Australia warned of 'eroding' gun laws, 20 years after massacre

Sydney - Australia marked 20 years since its last mass shooting Thursday as campaigners warned its gun laws, which were severely tightened after the massacre, are being eroded.

Australia warned of 'eroding' gun laws, 20 years after massacre

Sydney - Australia marked 20 years since its last mass shooting Thursday as campaigners warned its gun laws, which were severely tightened after the massacre, are being eroded.

Ex-US House speaker gets 15 months, admits sex abuse

Washington - Former US House speaker Dennis Hastert was sentenced to 15 months in prison Wednesday for paying hush money related to the sexual abuse of a teen boy he coached in high school.

Outspoken Philippine presidential frontrunner jokes about penis

Manila - Philippine presidential favourite Rodrigo Duterte joked Wednesday about his penis and vowed to pardon himself for mass murder, as he took his profanity-laced campaign to the nation's business elite.

Experts leave Mexico 'sad' after not finding missing students

- The foreign experts came to Mexico in March 2015 with the daunting task of helping investigators solve the mysterious disappearance of 43 students.

UN rights office worried over Mexico missing case

- The office of the UN human rights chief voiced concern on Tuesday over claims by foreign experts that Mexico's government stonewalled its investigation of the disappearance of 43 students.

FBI chief sees better cyber cooperation from China

Washington - FBI Director James Comey said Tuesday he has seen some improvement in cooperation from China in fighting cybercrime following last year's bilateral agreement on the issue.

Britain 'disappointed' at pace of Egypt student murder probe

London - Britain has said it is "disappointed" at the lack of progress in the investigation into the murder of an Italian student studying at Cambridge who was found dead in Egypt in February.

Bangladesh jails Hindu teachers for 'abusing Islam'

Dhaka - A court in southern Bangladesh sentenced two Hindu schoolteachers to six months in jail for making "abusive" remarks about Islam that led a mob to attack their school, a magistrate said Tuesday.

Islamists behead Canadian hostage in Philippines

Manila - Islamic militants in the Philippines have beheaded a Canadian hostage, raising fears for more than 20 other foreigners held captive on remote islands, with troops and police vowing Tuesday to hunt down the extremists.

Honduras police killed 152 over past two years: watchdog

Tegucigalpa - Honduran police killed 152 people over the past two years in various operations with no probes carried out into their use of lethal force, a violence watchdog told AFP Monday.

Archbishop admits 'errors' in handling of child sex abuse cases

Lyon - A French cardinal accused of covering up for a paedophile priest, in a scandal that has rocked the local Catholic Church, admitted Monday to "errors in the management and nomination of certain priests.

Attack on police sows panic in Acapulco tourist hub

Acapulco - Gunmen launched two nearly simultaneous attacks against federal police installations in Acapulco's tourist district, sowing panic as people ducked inside restaurants and stores in Mexico's crime-plagued resort, authorities said Monday.

Canadian executed by Islamic militants in Philippines: Trudeau

Ottawa - Islamic militants in the Philippines have executed a Canadian hostage, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Monday, after the Filipino authorities said they had found the head of a foreign man on a remote island.

Cleveland to pay $6 mn to family of black boy shot dead by police

Washington - The US city of Cleveland has reached a $6 million settlement with the family of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old African American fatally shot by police while holding a toy gun.

Malawi arrests 10 men for albino murder

Blantyre - Ten Malawian men have been arrested for murdering a 21-year-old albino woman, police said Monday, as a United Nations team conducts a two-week assessment after a series of similar killings.
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