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11 July 2018

A comedian and journalist in Tajikistan was handed a 12-year prison sentence on embezzlement charges Wednesday, a court official said, in a case that has drawn criticism from international rights groups. ...

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09 July 2018

A group of 53 Moroccan activists involved in protests which rocked the North African country will appeal their jail terms of up to 20 years, their lawyers said Monday. ...

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08 July 2018

A Brazilian appeals court judge on Sunday quashed a fellow judge's bombshell ruling ordering the release of jailed former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, in a day of legal tumult that comes just months before the South American country's ...

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07 July 2018

Lawmakers Saturday began taking their oaths in Turkey's new parliament, with the ruling party of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan needing to rely on nationalist allies to ensure an overall majority. ...

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06 July 2018

A Turkish court on Friday handed out heavy jail sentences to six journalists from the now-shut down Zaman newspaper which backed US-based Muslim preacher Fethullah Gulen blamed for the failed 2016 coup. ...

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06 July 2018

The Lancet medical journal Friday withdrew two papers authored by disgraced Italian surgeon Paolo Macchiarini, found guilty of misconduct regarding an experimental windpipe graft procedure of which most recipients died. ...

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05 July 2018

Three people were killed in fresh clashes in Nicaragua on Thursday as the US sanctioned the Central American country's police chief and two other top officials over rights abuses and corruption. ...

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05 July 2018

Three people were killed in fresh clashes Thursday between opposition protesters and police and pro-government paramilitaries in northwestern Nicaragua, local Catholic clergy said. ...

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05 July 2018

A Macedonian court on Thursday jailed seven men for the attempted murder of an MP during an attack on parliament last year. ...

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05 July 2018

Ethiopia's parliament on Thursday removed three groups from the country's list of "terrorist" organisations in a bid to mend fences with the political opposition, state media reported. ...

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