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Poland anti-government protest draws thousands

Varsovia - Tens of thousands of protesters hit the streets of the Polish capital Warsaw Saturday to rally against moves by the rightwing Law and Justice government that they say undermine the rule of law.

Brazil Supreme Court okays President Temer probe

Rio De Janeiro - A Brazilian Supreme Court judge has authorized opening preliminary investigations into allegations that President Michel Temer sought illicit campaign donations in 2012.

Julian Assange arrest warrant upheld by Swedish court

Stockholm - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faced another setback in his legal stand-off with Sweden Friday after an appeals court rejected his request to lift an arrest warrant for him over a 2010 rape accusation.

Swedish court to rule on Assange arrest warrant

Stockholm - A Swedish appeals court will on Friday decide whether to maintain an arrest warrant for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over a 2010 rape accusation which he fears could lead to his extradition to the US.

Ecuador sets October date for Assange questioning

Quito - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has agreed to answer questions from Swedish investigators probing rape allegations against him from October 17 in Ecuador's embassy in London, Ecuadoran justice officials said Tuesday.

Taiwan charges three foreigners over $2.6 mn cyberheist

Taipei - Taiwan has charged three foreigners over a $2.6 million cyberheist that used malware to hack into a major local bank's ATM network, prosecutors said Tuesday, adding that they were seeking 12-year jail terms.

Jailed Kurdish leader in 'good health': brother

Diyarbakir - The leader of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), Abdullah Ocalan, is "in good health" and has called for an end to the Kurdish conflict, his brother said Monday after visiting him in jail.

Jailed PKK chief receives first family visit in two years: lawyers

Istanbul - Jailed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) leader Abdullah Ocalan on Sunday received his first family visit in two years, meeting his brother on the Turkish prison island where he has been held for over one-and-a-half decades, his lawyers said.

Turkey sliding into 'regime of terror,' says Nobel-winner Pamuk

Rome - Nobel-winning Turkish writer Orhan Pamuk on Sunday lashed the arrest of a leading journalist and warned Turkey was heading towards "a regime of terror.

Turkey detains prominent journalist in coup probe

Istanbul - Turkish police on Saturday detained a veteran journalist and his academic brother as part of the investigation into the failed July 15 coup, the latest prominent figures to be detained in the controversial crackdown after the putsch.

US inmates launch nationwide prison protests

Washington - Prisoners throughout the United States went on strike Friday, answering social media calls to protest prison living conditions in a mobilization whose magnitude remains difficult to assess.

Argentines convicted for disappearances 38 years on

Buenos Aires - An Argentine mother who first sued military officers nearly 38 years ago for the disappearance of her pregnant daughter under the former dictatorship finally saw them convicted on Thursday.

Russia frees Crimea Tatar activist Umerov from psychiatric hospital

Simferopol - Authorities in Russian-annexed Crimea on Wednesday released prominent Crimean Tatar activist Ilmi Umerov from a psychiatric hospital, where he was forcibly detained for three weeks as he faces extremism charges.

E.Guinea leader's son to stand trial over French fortune

Paris - The son of oil-rich Equatorial Guinea's veteran ruler will go on trial in France on charges of plundering his country to fund a jet-set lifestyle in Paris, judicial sources told AFP on Wednesday.

Melania Trump sues news outlets that said she was an escort

Washington - Melania Trump, the wife of US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, sued two media outlets that alleged she worked as an escort in the 1990s.Filed in a Maryland court, the suit is against Mail Media, Inc.

French city Nice suspends burkini ban after defiance

Nice - A Nice court finally suspended the burkini ban on Thursday after authorities in the French Riviera resort had defied a ruling by the country's highest administrative court.

Czech NGO seeks justice for Germans killed under communism

Prague - A Czech non-profit organisation on Friday said it had filed a criminal complaint against dozens of individuals, including two former Czechoslovak communist leaders, for the deaths decades ago of five Germans killed while trying to cross the Iron Curtai...

Biden says US understands 'intense feeling' in Turkey over Gulen after coup

Ankara - US Vice President Joe Biden said on Wednesday that he understood the "intense feeling" in Turkey over the US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen whom Ankara accuses of masterminding the July 15 failed coup and wants to see extradited.

Israeli army closes file on 2014 Gaza school shelling

Jerusalem - The Israeli army said Wednesday it has closed its files on several allegations of military misconduct during the 2014 Gaza war but others are still under investigation.

Israeli army closes file on 2014 Gaza school shelling

Jerusalem - The Israeli army said Wednesday it has closed its files on several allegations of military misconduct during the 2014 Gaza war but others are still under investigation.

Israeli army closes file on 2014 Gaza school shelling

Jerusalem - The Israeli army said Wednesday it has closed its files on several allegations of military misconduct during the 2014 Gaza war but others are still under investigation.

Texas halts execution of 'murderer' who killed no one

Washington - A Texas court offered an unexpected stay of the execution of a man convicted of a murder for which he was not even present.

13 anti-slavery activists sentenced in Mauritania

Nouakchott - Thirteen anti-slavery activists in Mauritania were sentenced to between three and 15 years in prison, despite criticism of the case against them by international rights groups.

Is Texas about to execute for murder a man who killed no one?

Washington - Jeffery Wood did not fire the gun that killed a Texas store clerk during a robbery gone wrong, nor did he even witness the shooting. But that didn't stop the most active death penalty state in the US from scheduling his execution next week.

Turkish prosecutors demand two life sentences for Gulen

Istanbul - Turkish prosecutors have demanded two life sentences and an additional 1,900 years in prison for US-based Muslim preacher Fethullah Gulen, blamed by Ankara for masterminding last month's failed coup, state media reported on Tuesday.

Istanbul police 'raid courts' for coup suspects

Istanbul - Turkish police on Monday raided four major courts in Istanbul in search of 190 suspects wanted over last month's attempted coup, state media said.

Colombia asks Pope, UN to help form post-conflict court

Havana - Colombian leaders and rebels seeking a historic peace accord sought Pope Francis and UN chief Ban Ki-moon's help Friday in setting up a court to prosecute atrocities committed during the conflict.

Ecuador to let Sweden interview Assange at London embassy

Quito - Ecuador says it will let Swedish officials interview Julian Assange at its embassy in London, where the WikiLeaks founder has been sheltering for the past four years.

Japan court acquits pair of murder after two decades in jail

Toukyo - A Japanese woman and her former partner were acquitted Wednesday in a retrial for the alleged murder of the woman's 11-year-old daughter after the pair had spent about two decades in jail.

Chile ex-president denies Argentina bribes claim

Santiago - Chile's ex-president Sebastian Pinera on Tuesday denied accusations that he paid bribes to Argentine officials to help his former airline business.
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