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Portuguese court paves way for ex-CIA agent's extradition to Italy

Lisbon - Portugal's highest court has approved the extradition to Italy of a former CIA agent convicted over the kidnapping of an Egyptian imam as part of the agency's secret renditions programme, a judicial source told AFP Saturday.

Extradition appeal setback for Mexico drug lord Chapo

- Jailed Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman suffered a setback Thursday in his battle against efforts to extradite him to the United States, authorities said.

Swiss extradite Gambian suspected of killing American au pair in Vienna

Ginebra - Switzerland on Monday said a Gambian man suspected of murdering a 25-year-old American woman working as an au pair in Vienna has been extradited to Austria.

French court okays extraditing S.Korean linked to ferry disaster

Paris - A French court approved Tuesday extraditing to South Korea the daughter of a tycoon blamed for the deadly 2014 Sewol ferry disaster, although the prime minister must now sign off on the decision.

'Air Cocaine' drug case is delayed in Dominican Republic

Santo Domingo - A Dominican judge pushed back a preliminary hearing for Frenchman Christophe Naudin, who was extradited by Egypt over an alleged role in the escape of two pilots jailed in a drugs case dubbed "Air Cocaine.

Egypt extradites Frenchman in 'Air Cocaine' case

Cairo - Egypt extradited Frenchman Christophe Naudin to the Dominican Republic on Thursday for his alleged involvement in the escape of two pilots jailed in a drugs case dubbed "Air Cocaine".

Mexico says seeking fast extradition of 'El Chapo' drug kingpin

Davos - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said Friday his country is working to extradite recaptured drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman for trial in the United States as soon possible.

Mexico launches Chapo's U.S. extradition process

- Mexican authorities formally launched the process to extradite drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the United States, two days after he was recaptured.

Ireland to extradite alleged top child porn webmaster to U.S.

Dublin - An Irishman alleged by the FBI to be the "largest facilitator of child porn in the world" can be extradited to the United States to face charges, an Irish court ruled on Wednesday.

Paedophile agrees to be sent back to Britain from Hong Kong

Hong Kong - A convicted paedophile and former competitive ice skater who used the sport to groom young girls has agreed to return to Britain after he was arrested in Hong Kong on an extradition request.

Kim Dotcom calls U.S. a 'bully' as court hearing wraps up

Wellington - Internet mogul Kim Dotcom's marathon extradition hearing ended in New Zealand on Tuesday, edging his four-year battle to avoid being sent to the United States closer to a conclusion.

Mexico extradites drug cartel boss to U.S.

- Mexico has extradited top drug trafficker Cesar Gastelum Serrano to the United States, where he is accused of running a network that smuggles tons of cocaine into the US via Central America, authorities said Sunday.

France refuses extradition of Russian activist Koblyakov

Paris - French judges have rejected a request from Russia for the extradition of Nikolay Koblyakov, an activist and opponent of President Vladimir Putin, his lawyer said Wednesday.

Spanish judge asks Britain again to extradite ETA militant

Madrid - A Spanish judge on Friday asked Britain for the fourth time to detain and extradite a convicted member of the armed Basque separatist group ETA back to Spain.

Kasparov urges France to cancel extradition of Kazakh opponent

Paris - Chess legend Garry Kasparov on Tuesday appealed to French President Francois Hollande to annul a decree to extradite exiled Kazakh oligarch Mukhtar Ablyazov to Russia, where he says he faces torture and rights abuses.

France to extradite Kazakh opposition figure to Russia

Paris - The French government has given the green light for the extradition of Kazakh tycoon and opposition figure Mukhtar Ablyazov to Russia, where he is accused of embezzling billions of dollars, his lawyer told AFP Monday.

Ex-FIFA official Warner faces December extradition case

Saint James - Former FIFA executive Jack Warner will face an extradition hearing in December after authorities in Trinidad and Tobago quashed attempts to have the case against him tossed out, officials said Friday.

'El Chapo' faces new U.S. extradition order

- Mexican authorities obtained on Wednesday a new warrant to extradite fugitive drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the United States, weeks after a judge suspended a similar order.

Trinidad and Tobago to rule Friday on extraditing FIFA official

Laventille - A Trinidad and Tobago magistrate will rule Friday on whether to extradite former FIFA vice president Jack Warner to face charges linked to the corruption scandal sweeping football's governing body.

Switzerland to extradite FIFA's Figueredo to U.S.

Ginebra - Switzerland ruled Thursday that former FIFA vice president Eugenio Figueredo should be extradited to the US, the first suspect facing a forced transfer in the corruption case that has shaken world football.

UK court dismisses Rwandan spy chief extradition case

London - A court in Britain dropped a controversial extradition case against Rwanda's intelligence chief on Monday, leaving him free to return home.

Judge rules fugitive Mexico kingpin to be sent to US

- A Mexican judge has issued an order to extradite fugitive drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the United States -- if he is recaptured after his jailbreak, authorities said Thursday.

Switzerland extradites first of seven FIFA suspects to US

Ginebra - One of the seven FIFA officials held in Switzerland as part of an investigation into massive corruption at football's governing body has been extradited to the United States, the Swiss justice ministry said Thursday.

Swiss extradite war crimes suspect to Bosnia

Ginebra - A former Bosnian Muslim commander has been extradited to Bosnia for suspected war crimes, the Swiss justice ministry said Friday, amid outrage in Serbia which wants him on similar charges.

Switzerland to extradite Bosnian Muslim war crimes suspect

Ginebra - Switzerland on Thursday authorised the extradition of former Bosnian Muslim commander Naser Oric to Bosnia rather than Serbia, which had issued the war crimes warrant for his arrest.

France urges Jordan 'respect' in Paris attack suspect extradition

Amman - French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius asked Jordan Sunday to comply with international procedures as it seeks the extradition of the suspected mastermind of a deadly attack on a Paris Jewish restaurant in 1982."I have asked our Jordanian friends...

Italy steel fugitive extradited from Britain

Rome - An Italian fugitive who played a key role in running one of Europe's most polluted steel plants was extradited from Britain on Friday and arrested in Rome.

Brazil arrests Mafioso on run since 1980s

Bras - A crime boss convicted of more than 20 murders and sentenced to life in prison in his native Italy was arrested in Brazil Tuesday after nearly 30 years on the run, police said.

Cambodia deports fugitive Russian tycoon: Official

Phnom Penh - Cambodia on Sunday deported an on-the-run Russian tycoon accused of embezzling tens of millions of dollars in a real estate scam, officials said.

Austria rejects U.S. extradition of Ukrainian oligarch

Vienna - An Austrian court on Thursday rejected a U.S. request to extradite Ukrainian oligarch Dmytro Firtash on charges of bribing officials in India.
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