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Man arrested for defacing queen's portrait in London
Man arrested for defacing queen's portrait in London

A man was charged on Friday after a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II commissioned to mark her 60 years on the throne was defaced at London's Westminster Abbey.

Man arrested for defacing queen's portrait in London
Corruption probe moves closer to IMF chief as aide charged
Corruption probe moves closer to IMF chief as aide charged

Stephane Richard, the head of telecoms company Orange and a former aide to IMF chief Christine Lagarde, was charged in a corruption probe related to Lagarde's time as France's finance minister.

Corruption probe moves closer to IMF chief as aide charged
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US diplomatic security accused in sex, drugs cover-up

A US watchdog has launched an inquiry into claims that diplomatic security officials tried to cover up alleged sex-and-drugs charges against agents and diplomats.

US diplomatic security accused in sex, drugs cover-up
Canada accuses Nestle, Mars of chocolate price-fixing
Canada accuses Nestle, Mars of chocolate price-fixing

Canadian authorities charged Nestle, Mars and a network of independent wholesale distributors on Thursday over an alleged criminal conspiracy to fix the prices of leading chocolate bars.

Canada accuses Nestle, Mars of chocolate price-fixing
US fines Total $398 mn over bribes in Iran
US fines Total $398 mn over bribes in Iran

French oil giant Total agreed Wednesday to pay US authorities $398.2 million to settle charges that it bribed officials in Iran to secure oil and gas concessions.

US fines Total $398 mn over bribes in Iran
British police charge suspect with soldier's murder
British police charge suspect with soldier's murder

British police on Wednesday charged with murder one of the two chief suspects in last week's brutal suspected Islamist attack against a British soldier on a London street.

British police charge suspect with soldier's murder
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US student planned 'grim reaper' Columbine-style attack

A judge set bail at $2 million Tuesday for a US teenager accused of planning a Columbine-style attack on his school using explosives and guns.

US student planned 'grim reaper' Columbine-style attack
Guatemala extradites ex-president to US
Guatemala extradites ex-president to US

Guatemala extradited former president Alfonso Portillo to the United States on Friday to face charges of laundering $70 million of swindled government funds through US banks.

Guatemala extradites ex-president to US
Three charged with Boston bombing cover-up
Three charged with Boston bombing cover-up

Three 19-year-old friends of one of the alleged Boston bombers were charged Wednesday with trying to cover his tracks by throwing out fireworks and a laptop and then lying to US police.

Three charged with Boston bombing cover-up
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Venezuela court formally charges US filmmaker

Venezuela has formally lodged criminal charges against an American filmmaker claiming to be working on a documentary, but whom Caracas accused of fomenting post-election unrest in the country.

Venezuela court formally charges US filmmaker
Depardieu due back in court on drink-driving charge
Depardieu due back in court on drink-driving charge

Gerard Depardieu was due in a Paris court Friday to face a drink-driving charge but it was unclear whether the eccentric French actor would show up after skipping a previous court date.

Depardieu due back in court on drink-driving charge
Blow for Hollande as ex-minister charged in tax fraud probe
Blow for Hollande as ex-minister charged in tax fraud probe

France's ex-budget minister Jerome Cahuzac was charged Tuesday in a tax fraud probe after he admitted having a foreign bank account, dealing a fresh blow to President Francois Hollande's embattled government.

Blow for Hollande as ex-minister charged in tax fraud probe
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No charges for Texas parents over dead Russian boy

The US adoptive parents of a Russian boy will not be criminally charged over his death, a Texas official said Monday, after the three-year-old's demise was deemed accidental.

No charges for Texas parents over dead Russian boy
Japanese diplomat gets year in jail for wife abuse
Japanese diplomat gets year in jail for wife abuse

A Japanese diplomat based in California and charged with abusing his wife has been sentenced to a year in jail and will start serving it in May.

Japanese diplomat gets year in jail for wife abuse
Putin's top foe Navalny faces new charges
Putin's top foe Navalny faces new charges

Russian investigators on Monday opened a third criminal case against an opposition leader who poses one of the main challenges to President Vladimir Putin in opinion polls.

Putin's top foe Navalny faces new charges
Srebrenica commander faces verdict before UN court
Srebrenica commander faces verdict before UN court

The Yugoslav war crimes court will hand down its verdict against Bosnian Serb general Zdravko Tolimir on genocide charges for his role in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre.

Srebrenica commander faces verdict before UN court
McAfee discharged from Guatemala hospital: official
McAfee discharged from Guatemala hospital: official

US Internet security guru John McAfee was discharged from a Guatemala police hospital Thursday after being admitted with what his lawyer called "heart problems," a hospital official said.

McAfee discharged from Guatemala hospital: official
US general demoted over 5-star hotel spending
US general demoted over 5-star hotel spending

A four-star general who headed US Africa Command has been demoted amid charges he spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on pricey travel, Pentagon officials.

US general demoted over 5-star hotel spending
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Australian police charge man over murder of Irish woman

Australian homicide detectives Friday charged a 41-year-old man with the rape and murder of Irish woman Jill Meagher after her body was found in a bushland area north of Melbourne.

Australian police charge man over murder of Irish woman
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Olympus, former execs plead guilty in fraud trial

Scandal-wracked Olympus and three of its former top executives pleaded guilty in court Tuesday over charges that they covered up losses worth $1.7 billion stemming from bad investments.

Olympus, former execs plead guilty in fraud trial