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German chief prosecutor sacked in media treason row

Berlin - Germany's justice minister on Tuesday fired the chief prosecutor in an escalating row sparked by a controversial treason case against a blog accused of revealing state secrets.

Turkey prosecutors want 18 journalists jailed for 'terror propaganda'

Istanbul - Turkish prosecutors on Tuesday asked for jail sentences of up to seven and a half years for 18 journalists on charges of making propaganda for a terrorist group after publishing a picture from an Istanbul hostage siege.

Turkey swinger suspects risk up to 177 years in jail

Istanbul - Turkish prosecutors have demanded jail sentences of up to 177 years for 29 people in the southeastern province of Adana suspected of setting up swingers' clubs, local media reported Monday.

UAE to try 41 on charges of seeking 'caliphate'

Abu Dhabi - The United Arab Emirates is to try 41 people for allegedly seeking to overthrow the government to set up an Islamic State group-style caliphate in the Gulf state, prosecutors said Sunday.

U.S. cable says Pinochet told of army involvement in teens' burning

Washington - The burning alive of two teenagers by a Chilean military patrol in 1986 was directly reported to Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet, but he refused to accept it, according to US documents declassified Friday.

Litvinenko widow says inquiry has uncovered 'truth'

London - The widow of a Russian ex-spy fatally poisoned in London said Friday she believed a British judge-led inquiry had uncovered the "truth" into his death as it heard its final submissions.

Chile charges five ex-military in youth's burning death

Santiago - Five former Chilean soldiers were indicted Thursday in the killing of a teenager who was burned to death after being picked up at a protest during the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet.

Chile burn victim files criminal complaint against Pinochet soldiers

Santiago - A woman who survived being set on fire by Chilean soldiers during the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet filed a criminal complaint in the case Wednesday, nearly three decades after the disfiguring attack.

Ousted Burkina leader loyalists challenge treason indictment

Ouagadougou - Loyalists of Burkina Faso's ousted president Blaise Compaore have petitioned the country's constitutional council to cancel the former leader's indictment for treason, sources close to Compaore's party told AFP Tuesday.

Top judge appointed to calm Slovenia-Croatia dispute scandal

Ljubljana - Slovenia said Tuesday it has appointed the president of the International Court of Justice to replace a judge forced to quit over a partiality scandal in a tribunal tasked with solving a border row with Croatia.

Croatia to quit border row tribunal after phone tap scandal

Zagreb - Croatia's prime minister said Monday his country would withdraw from an arbitration tribunal created to resolve a border row with Slovenia, whose judge was forced to quit after being accused of partiality."The process has been contaminated...

Five more arrested in Chile for Pinochet-era immolation

Santiago - A Chilean judge on Monday ordered the arrest of five more former soldiers for allegedly burning alive a teenage photographer seized at a protest against the late dictator Augusto Pinochet in 1986.

Spain train crash victims demand justice two years on

Madrid - Relatives of some of the 79 people killed in a high-speed train crash in northwest Spain marked its second anniversary Friday angrily demanding Spanish leaders answer for the tragedy.

Chile charges seven in Pinochet-era death of photographer

Santiago - Seven ex-military men were indicted Friday in Chile over the 1986 killing of a photographer reportedly doused with gasoline and set ablaze by soldiers during a protest against then-ruler Augusto Pinochet.

Ex-Maldives leader's 13-year term commuted to house arrest

Colombo - Former Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed has had his 13-year prison sentence commuted to a term under house arrest, his international lawyer Jared Genser said Friday.

British teen admits inciting Anzac Day attack

London - A British teenager on Thursday admitted to inciting an Islamic State-inspired attack on police officers during an Anzac Day parade in Melbourne as part of World War I anniversary commemorations this year.

Senegal to stage 'historic' trial of Chadian former despot Habre

Dakar - Chad's former dictator Hissene Habre will make history on Monday when he is tried in Senegal over his regime's brutality -- the first time a despot from one African country has been called to account by another.

Obama becomes first president to visit U.S. prison

El Reno - Barack Obama became the first sitting US president to visit a federal prison on Thursday, amid a push to reform America's expensive and overcrowded correctional system.

Obama to visit prison, seeking failed systems' reform

Washington - Barack Obama will become the first sitting US president to visit a federal prison on Thursday, in a push to reform one of the most expensive and crowded prison systems in the world.The statistics against US prisons are many: 2.

Judge bars ex-president Menem from leaving Argentina

Buenos Aires - A judge on Wednesday barred former president Carlos Menem from leaving Argentina ahead of his trial over alleged obstruction of the investigation into the deadly bombing of a Jewish community center in 1994.

Two suspected wanted ETA members charged in France

Oss - Two alleged members of the Basque separatist group ETA, including a man suspected of killing a policeman in 2010, have been charged and remanded in custody in France, a judicial source said Sunday.

Online reviews shine light on life behind bars

Washington - The Rappahannock Regional Jail in Virginia needs a facelift. The "decor was quite dated and it was in desperate need of a refreshing paint job," said Shane S following his recent incarceration."The bed was very uncomfortable.

Turkey arrests 21 suspected IS members in major operation

Istanbul - Turkey on Friday detained 21 suspected members of the Islamic State group, including three foreigners, in a major operation in several cities including Istanbul, state media said.

Italian police seize 1.6 bn euros in assets from mafia family

Rome - Italian authorities said Wednesday they had seized assets worth more than 1.6 billion euros ($1.75 billion) from a family of five Sicilian pensioners believed to have links to a prominent mafia clan.

Landmark ruling in Argentine death-with-dignity case

Buenos Aires - Relatives of an Argentine man who has been in a vegetative state for over 20 years can disconnect him from life support, the Supreme Court said Tuesday in a landmark ruling that divided the country.

'Silent march' for police victim after Dutch riots

Den Haag - Hundreds of residents of The Hague staged a "silent march" on Saturday afternoon to protest the death of a Caribbean man who died after being forcefully arrested by Dutch police, sparking four days of riots in the city.

Dutch court orders state to slash greenhouse emissions

Den Haag - A Dutch court on Wednesday ordered the state to slash greenhouse gas emissions nationwide by at least 25 percent by 2020, in a case that could serve as a blueprint for activists around the world.

Turkish sculptor faces jail for 'insulting' Erdogan

Istanbul - A prominent Turkish sculptor risks over four years in prison on charges of insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after being locked in a dispute with the Turkish strongman over one of his works.

India files charges in nun rape case

Kolkata - Indian prosecutors said Tuesday they have formally charged eight men over the rape of an elderly Catholic nun that shocked the country earlier this year.

Two fearless women lead Romania anti-corruption crusade

Bucharest - Two Romanian women are spearheading an unprecedented anti-corruption drive that has made politicians tremble and even challenged the prime minister.
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