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French ex-minister jailed for rape

Paris - A former French government minister on Thursday began serving three years in prison after a court found him guilty of raping an employee during "foot massages" in his office and at the home of his co-defendant.

As impeachment trial opens, Trump and Biden keep quiet

Washington - Donald Trump's second impeachment trial may be the talk of America but a few people, at least, are mum so far, for very different reasons -- Trump himself, and his successor, President Joe Biden.

French ex-PM Balladur should get suspended sentence: prosecutors

Paris - Prosecutors in the corruption trial for former French prime minister Edouard Balladur on Tuesday called for him to be sentenced to a one-year suspended prison term.

French trial opens for ex-PM Balladur over 'Karachi' kickbacks

Paris - Former French prime minister Edouard Balladur appeared in court Tuesday on charges he used kickbacks from 1990s arms deals to help finance a presidential bid, in a case that has already seen six people sentenced to prison terms.

Toronto 'incel' van attack not due to ASD: prosecutor

Toronto - A Canadian man inspired by the misogynist "incel" movement to kill 10 people by ploughing a van into pedestrians in Toronto was aware of his actions and cannot claim criminal irresponsibility, prosecutors said.

French court jails accomplices over Charlie Hebdo attack

Paris - A Paris court on Wednesday handed jail terms ranging from four years to life to more than a dozen people convicted of helping Islamist gunmen who attacked satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo and customers at a Jewish supermarket in January 2015.

Surgeon jailed in France's massive paedophile case

Saintes - A retired French surgeon has been sentenced to 15 years in jail at the end of his closed-doors trial for the rape and sexual abuse of four children in the first part of France's biggest ever paedophilia case.

Paris train gunman tells trial he was looking for US soldiers

Paris - The Moroccan gunman on trial for an attempted terror attack on a Paris-bound train five years ago said Wednesday he had aimed at the heads of American soldiers but could not shoot.

Paris train gunman tells trial he was looking for US soldiers

Paris - The Moroccan gunman on trial for an attempted terror attack on a Paris-bound train five years ago said Wednesday he had aimed at the heads of American soldiers but could not shoot.

'Killing machines': Charlie Hebdo trial revisits 2015 attack

Paris - A Paris court on Monday sat through a viewing of graphic images of the 2015 Charlie Hebdo newsroom attack scene, prompting horrified members of the audience to leave the room in tears.

'Killing machines': Charlie Hebdo trial revisits 2015 attack

Paris - A Paris court on Monday sat through a viewing of graphic images of the 2015 Charlie Hebdo newsroom attack scene, prompting horrified members of the audience to leave the room in tears.

'Killing machines': Charlie Hebdo trial revisits 2015 attack

Paris - A Paris court on Monday sat through a viewing of graphic images of the 2015 Charlie Hebdo newsroom attack scene, prompting horrified members of the audience to leave the room in tears.

Charges dropped against US black man tried six times for one crime

Washington - US prosecutors dropped charges Friday against a black man who was tried six times and spent more than 20 years in prison for the same murders.Curtis Flowers served 23 years for a quadruple murder committed in Mississippi in 1996.

17 to stand trial over 'yellow vest' rampage at Arc de Triomphe

Paris - Seventeen people will face trial over looting and vandalism at the Arc de Triomphe monument in Paris during a "yellow vest" protest that degenerated into running street battles, legal sources said Friday.

Dead or alive? Charlie Hebdo jihadist widow eludes capture

Paris - Described as France's most wanted woman, Hayat Boumeddiene has been on the run ever since her partner Amedy Coulibaly killed a policewoman and four Jews in the January 2015 terror attacks that shook the country.

Dead or alive? Charlie Hebdo jihadist widow eludes capture

Paris - Described as France's most wanted woman, Hayat Boumeddiene has been on the run ever since her partner Amedy Coulibaly killed a policewoman and four Jews in the January 2015 terror attacks that shook the country.

Dead or alive? Charlie Hebdo jihadist widow eludes capture

Paris - Described as France's most wanted woman, Hayat Boumeddiene has been on the run ever since her partner Amedy Coulibaly killed a policewoman and four Jews in the January 2015 terror attacks that shook the country.

French power couple lose money laundering appeal

Paris - A French political power couple lost their appeal Wednesday against a money laundering conviction, capping a fall from grace spurred by accusations they illegally pocketed millions of euros in public funds while in office.

French priest gets 5-year jail term for sex assault of boy scouts

Lyon - A defrocked Catholic priest was given a five-year jail term Monday for sexually abusing boy scouts in his care several decades ago, a case that roiled the French Church over claims he was shielded from prosecution by his superiors.

Judge orders US activist Chelsea Manning freed from jail

Washington - A US judge on Thursday ordered former US military intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning released from jail, a day after a support group said she tried to kill herself.

Trump ally to be sentenced amid firestorm over presidential meddling

Washington - Donald Trump's longtime aide Roger Stone will be sentenced Thursday in a case that has caused a stir in Washington following meddling by the US president and his attorney general.

French state in dock over violence against women

Paris - A Frenchwoman whose sister and parents were murdered by the sister's former partner on Monday asked a court to find the state responsible for their deaths over its alleged failure to protect the family.

Trump sought to cheat to win re-election, Democrats charge at trial

Washington - Democrats Wednesday accused President Donald Trump at his historic Senate impeachment trial of seeking to "cheat" to ensure re-election in November, as they began laying out their detailed case for removing him from office.

Historic Trump impeachment trial to begin in earnest

Washington - President Donald Trump's historic impeachment trial begins in earnest Tuesday in the Senate, with Democrats calling for his removal from office and Republicans determined to acquit him -- and quickly, if possible.

French priest accused of sex abuse tells trial he had been abused

Lyon - A defrocked French Catholic priest accused of sexually abusing dozens of boy scouts decades ago told his trial on Wednesday that he himself had suffered similar assaults in his youth, in an unexpected twist to his defence.

Three Romanians face French trial over 1 mn euro diamond swindle

Castres - Three Romanians have been ordered to stand trial in France on charges they made off with one million euros worth of diamonds from a French jeweller and his Indian partner, in an elaborate hoax resembling a Hollywood movie script.

Carlos Ghosn's wife says she wasn't in the loop about his escape

Paris - Former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn's wife Carole said Tuesday she was not in the loop about his audacious escape from Japan, adding that it was the "only choice possible.

French court to rule on chef's 'cheddargate' row

Nterre - A Paris court will rule Tuesday on whether the Michelin restaurant guide must hand over its reasons for stripping a French chef of his third star, a move that could prove a watershed moment for the world of fine dining.

Belgian court convicts Rwandan official for genocide

Apo - A Brussels court found a former Rwandan official guilty of genocide Thursday after hearing of his role in the 1994 massacres in his country.

French far-left leader gets suspended jail term for shoving police

Bobigny - A French court on Monday handed a suspended jail term of three months to far-left leader Jean-Luc Melenchon over his conduct during a raid on his party offices last year, when he shoved a police officer and a prosecutor.
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