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Nearly a dozen Turkish nationals face charges relating to Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn's escape from Japan.

Diplomat Assadollah Assadi is accused of involvement in an alleged plot to bomb an Iranian opposition rally in Paris.

Scottish court upholds Lockerbie bomber's conviction

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Scottish court upholds Lockerbie bomber's conviction

The Lockerbie bombing is alleged to be a retaliation for the downing of an Iranian passenger jet by a US Navy missile in July 1988 that killed 290 people.

Scottish judges to rule on posthumous Lockerbie appeal

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Scottish judges to rule on posthumous Lockerbie appeal

The family of Abdelbaset Ali Mohmet al-Megrahi, a former Libyan intelligence officer, have battled for years to bring the case and clear his ...

No chance of 'fair' trial before Trump exit: McConnell

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No chance of 'fair' trial before Trump exit: McConnell

The US Senate's Republican leader said a "fair or serious" trial of impeached President Donald Trump cannot be conducted before the inauguration ...

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Israeli tycoon in Swiss court over 'bribes' in Guinea

Geneva's prosecutor's office argues that Benny Steinmetz made a pact of corruption with late Guinea President Lansana Conte and his fourth wife, involving the payment of nearly $10 million.

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Philippines welcomes death sentence for Kuwaiti who killed maid

The Kuwaiti woman was accused of months of abuse and torture ahead of the domestic worker's killing.

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Egypt court sentences ex-student in #MeToo case

Zaki, a former student of the American University in Cairo, was arrested on July 4 and confessed to assaulting and blackmailing six complainants.

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Saudi activist's suspended sentence paves way for early release

A partially suspended sentence will allow Loujain al-Hathloul's release within months, relatives said.

Rights groups condemn ‘cruel’ sentencing of Saudi activist al-Hathloul

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Rights groups condemn ‘cruel’ sentencing of Saudi activist al-Hathloul

Human rights groups have condemned the sentencing of Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul to five years in prison as “cruel” and ...

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Chinese citizen journalist jailed for Wuhan virus reporting

Zhang Zhan was sentenced at a brief hearing in a Shanghai court for allegedly "picking quarrels and provoking trouble" during her reporting in ...

Algerian prosecutors seek tougher jail term for activist

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Algerian prosecutors seek tougher jail term for activist

Algerian prosecutors are seeking a tougher jail sentence for Amira Bouraoui, a prominent activist in the pro-democracy Hirak movement, at her ...

Family praises Pakistan to stop Daniel Pearl murderers release

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Family praises Pakistan to stop Daniel Pearl murderers release

'We are heartened to hear that the government of Pakistan is filing an appeal against the release order so that our son's murderers will remain ...

Kurdish ex-MP sentenced to 22 years in jail

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Kurdish ex-MP sentenced to 22 years in jail

Leyla Guven, 56, was given a 22 year sentence on charges of joining "a terror group" and "disseminating terror propaganda".

French court jails Moroccan for life over foiled attack

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French court jails Moroccan for life over foiled attack

A French court on Thursday jailed for life a Moroccan man who planned a terror attack on a Paris-bound international train in 2015.

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Loujain al-Hathloul may face 20 years in jail: report

Loujain al-Hathloul is reportedly facing up to 20 years behind bars.

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Iran president says Israel was behind killing of scientist

President Hassan Rouhani's comments marked the first time he has directly accused Israel of carrying out the killing of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh late ...

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Execution of Iranian dissident condemned by EU, rights groups

Iran authorities' execution of dissident Ruhollah Zam was criticised by the European Union and rights groups.

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Killer of Lebanon's Hariri sentenced to life by UN

Salim Ayyash, was found guilty of murder by the Netherlands-based Special Tribunal for Lebanon over the suicide bombing that killed the Sunni ...

EU scraps sanctions on family of Egypt ex-leader Mubarak

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EU scraps sanctions on family of Egypt ex-leader Mubarak

The measures, which saw the freezing of funds owned by the late Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak and his family, were scrapped by the European ...

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Iran ex-VP says she will appeal jail sentence

A former vice-president to Iran's Hassan Rouhani says she had been accused of handing classified information to foreign parties.

Iran to retry 3 sentenced to death over protests

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Iran to retry 3 sentenced to death over protests

Iran’s supreme court said that it will review the case of three men sentenced to death over their involvement in November 2019 protests which ...

Belgian court to give <em>verdict</em> in Iran diplomat case

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Belgian court to give verdict in Iran diplomat case

The case has caused tensions between Iran and several European countries and shone an uncomfortable light on Tehran's international activities.

Hungary jails Syrian IS commander over imam beheading

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Hungary jails Syrian IS commander over imam beheading

A Syrian man was sentenced to life in prison for crimes against humanity.

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