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South Africa: Top court upholds ex-president’s jail sentence
World

South Africa: Top court upholds ex-president’s jail sentence

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s highest court on Friday denied an application by former president Jacob Zuma to rescind his…
Man City defender Mendy charged with 4 counts of rape
World

Man City defender Mendy charged with 4 counts of rape

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City left back Benjamin Mendy has been charged with four counts of rape and one…
US Supreme Court ends CDC’s pandemic residential eviction moratorium
World

US Supreme Court ends CDC’s pandemic residential eviction moratorium

WASHINGTON, Aug 26 (Reuters) – The US Supreme Court on Thursday ended the pandemic-related federal moratorium on residential evictions imposed…
Iranian stands trial in Sweden for 1980s war crimes, murder
Middle East

Iranian stands trial in Sweden for 1980s war crimes, murder

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The trial of an Iranian citizen accused of committing grave war crimes and murder during the final…
Saudi Arabia launched ‘relentless crackdown’ after G20, Amnesty says
Middle East

Saudi Arabia launched ‘relentless crackdown’ after G20, Amnesty says

Amnesty International accused Saudi Arabia on Tuesday of launching a “relentless crackdown” on dissidents in the kingdom after the end…
Hong Kong protester given 9-year term in 1st security case
World

Hong Kong protester given 9-year term in 1st security case

HONG KONG (AP) — A pro-democracy protester was sentenced Friday to nine years in prison in the closely watched first…
Famous dentist sentenced to 16 years in prison for sexually harassing male patients
Egypt

Famous dentist sentenced to 16 years in prison for sexually harassing male patients

Cairo Criminal Court has sentenced a famous dentist who harassed his patients to 16 years in prison. Egypt’s Interior Ministry…
Rioting, looting continues in South Africa, deaths up to 32
World

Rioting, looting continues in South Africa, deaths up to 32

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s rioting continued Tuesday with the death toll rising to 32 as police and the military…
South African ex-leader Jacob Zuma faces court hearing amid unrest
World

South African ex-leader Jacob Zuma faces court hearing amid unrest

South Africa’s top court on Monday began hearing a challenge by South Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma against his 15-month prison…
Two Jordanians sentenced to 15 years over alleged royal plot
Middle East

Two Jordanians sentenced to 15 years over alleged royal plot

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A Jordanian state security court on Monday sentenced two former officials to serve 15 years in…
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