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Assange lawyer says UK breaking international law

Quito - Julian Assange's lawyer accused Britain on Thursday of breaking international law by denying the WikiLeaks founder safe passage out of the country if he leaves Ecuador's embassy in London."Britain is...

Germany clears gays convicted under Nazi-era law

Berlin - Germany's parliament voted Thursday to quash the convictions of 50,000 gay men sentenced for homosexuality under a Nazi-era law which remained in force after the war and offer compensation.

In blow to Britain, UN votes to seek legal opinion on Chagos fate

New York - In a diplomatic blow to Britain, the United Nations voted Thursday to ask the International Court of Justice to rule on the fate of the British-ruled Chagos islands, which host an important military base.

Israeli woman wins discrimination case over airline seat

Jerusalem - An 83-year-old woman has won a lawsuit against Israel's national airline after being asked to move seats on a transatlantic flight because an ultra-Orthodox man did not want to sit next to her.

Turkey lifts foreign travel ban on charged novelist

Istanbul - A Turkish court on Thursday lifted a foreign travel ban imposed on one of the country's leading contemporary novelists after she was put on trial on charges of supporting "terror" groups.

Luisa Ortega: Venezuelan prosecutor defying president

Caracas - Her enemies have branded her insane, but those close to Venezuela's Attorney General Luisa Ortega say her defiance of the government over the country's deadly political crisis is pure courage.

Angolan VP to be tried for corruption in Portugal

Lisbon - Angolan Vice President Manuel Vicente will face trial in Portugal over allegations he bribed a magistrate to drop two investigations against him, according to a Wednesday ruling cited in Portuguese media.

Chile says $4.8-mn to be returned to Pinochet's family

Santiago - A Chilean appeals court has ruled that $4.8 million in cash and assets frozen during a legal investigation is to be returned to the family of late longtime dictator Augusto Pinochet.

Albania grapples with cannabis, a hurdle to EU accession

Tirana - As Albania gears up for elections, one huge challenge facing the Balkan country has been low on the campaign agendas: the scourge of its cannabis fields, which threatens to hinder EU accession.

Turkey opposition chief accuses Erdogan of influencing courts

Ata - Turkey's main opposition leader on Tuesday accused President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of influencing the judiciary, speaking on the trail of his unprecedented protest march in defiance of the Turkish strongman leader.

Brazil president to sue tycoon for slander

Bras - Brazilian President Michel Temer filed a lawsuit for slander and a second civil case seeking damages Monday after a tycoon accused him of running "the country's most dangerous criminal organization.

Sex offenders cannot be barred from social media: top US court

Washington - The US Supreme Court on Monday unanimously struck down a North Carolina law that barred registered sex offenders from using social media.

Brazil's Temer running 'criminal organization,' tycoon accuser says

Rio De Janeiro - A Brazilian meat tycoon who unleashed a political firestorm with claims of wrongdoing by President Michel Temer has now accused the embattled leader of running "the country's most dangerous criminal organization.

Erdogan warns Turkey opposition chief over 'justice march'

Istanbul - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday warned the leader of the main opposition party against making a planned protest march from Ankara to Istanbul, telling him "don't be surprised" if legal proceedings were opened.

Turkey frees PM advisor detained over Gulen links

Ankara - Turkish authorities on Saturday freed the top advisor to Prime Minister Binali Yildirim detained on suspicion of links to the movement of US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen blamed for last year's failed coup, state media reported.

Turkey frees PM advisor detained over Gulen links

Ankara - Turkish authorities on Saturday freed the top advisor to Prime Minister Binali Yildirim detained on suspicion of links to the movement of US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen blamed for last year's failed coup, state media reported.

Turkey frees PM advisor detained over Gulen links

Ankara - Turkish authorities on Saturday freed the top advisor to Prime Minister Binali Yildirim detained on suspicion of links to the movement of US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen blamed for last year's failed coup, state media reported.

In Malaysia fund scandal, DiCaprio returns Oscar won by Brando

Los Angeles - Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio confirmed Friday that he has turned over an Oscar won by Marlon Brando, along with other gifts, amid an inquiry into a multibillion-dollar money-laundering scheme involving a Malaysian sovereign wealth fund.

Relatives charged in 1984 French child murder mystery

Dijon - The great aunt and uncle of a little boy murdered 32 years ago in France were charged Friday with his kidnapping, raising hopes that a case that has gripped the country could finally be solved.

Relatives charged in 1984 French child murder mystery

Dijon - The great aunt and uncle of a little boy murdered 32 years ago in France were charged Friday with his kidnapping, raising hopes that a case that has gripped the country could finally be solved.

Turkey opposition chief leads march on Istanbul after MP arrest

Ankara - The leader of Turkey's main opposition party on Thursday began leading thousands of supporters on a nearly 500-kilometre march from Ankara to Istanbul to protest the jailing of one of its MPs.

Turkey opposition chief leads march on Istanbul after MP arrest

Ankara - The leader of Turkey's main opposition party on Thursday began leading thousands of supporters on a nearly 500-kilometre march from Ankara to Istanbul to protest the jailing of one of its MPs.

Turkey opposition chief leads march on Istanbul after MP arrest

Ankara - The leader of Turkey's main opposition party on Thursday began leading thousands of supporters on a nearly 500-kilometre march from Ankara to Istanbul to protest the jailing of one of its MPs.

Turkey opposition protests arrest of MP, vows march to Istanbul

Ankara - Thousands of supporters from Turkey's main opposition party took to the streets of Ankara on Thursday to protest the jailing of one of its MPs, vowing to march to his jail in Istanbul.

Turkey opposition protests arrest of MP, vows march to Istanbul

Ankara - Thousands of supporters from Turkey's main opposition party took to the streets of Ankara on Thursday to protest the jailing of one of its MPs, vowing to march to his jail in Istanbul.

Turkey opposition protests arrest of MP, vows march to Istanbul

Ankara - Thousands of supporters from Turkey's main opposition party took to the streets of Ankara on Thursday to protest the jailing of one of its MPs, vowing to march to his jail in Istanbul.

Family battles ex-KGB for truth on disgraced relative

Sanktpeterburg - For decades the family of Russian village elder Vasily Ostryakov were told nothing about the man other than he was a traitor convicted of collaborating with the Nazis.

In Mexico, impunity piles up along with journalists' bodies

Mexico - It can be deadly to ask questions about multibillion-dollar drug cartels or government corruption in Mexico, where more than 100 journalists have been killed since 2000.Ninety percent of those cases remain unsolved.

Ex-Panama leader goes before US judge for extradition hearing

Miami - Former Panamanian president Ricardo Martinelli, accused of corruption and spying on political opponents back home, appeared before a US judge Tuesday for a preliminary extradition hearing, officials said.

Former Panamanian president arrested in Miami: US media

Miami - Former Panamanian president Ricardo Martinelli -- accused by his country of corruption and spying on political opponents -- was arrested at his residence near Miami late on Monday, local media reported.
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