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EU urges Burundi to prosecute opposition leader's killers
EU urges Burundi to prosecute opposition leader's killers

The EU urged Burundi's government to prosecute the killers of an opposition leader and prevent the violence in the central African country from worsening.

EU urges Burundi to prosecute opposition leader's killers
Ukraine court orders arrest of two 'Russian soldiers'
Ukraine court orders arrest of two 'Russian soldiers'

A Kiev court ordered two suspected Russian soldiers who were captured by Ukrainian troops in the separatist east to be placed in pre-trial detention until July 19.

Ukraine court orders arrest of two 'Russian soldiers'
Turkish paper fined, model on trial for 'Erdogan insults'
Turkish paper fined, model on trial for 'Erdogan insults'

A Turkish court fined a leading newspaper for insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan while a top model went on trial on similar charges.

Turkish paper fined, model on trial for 'Erdogan insults'
Hungary's Orban angers EU over death penalty, migrants
Hungary's Orban angers EU over death penalty, migrants

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban angered EU lawmakers and officials by insisting that Budapest had the right to debate closing the door to migrants.

Hungary's Orban angers EU over death penalty, migrants
Russia indicts extradited tycoon for theft
Russia indicts extradited tycoon for theft

Russian authorities on Monday issued an indictment for fraud against tycoon Sergei Polonsky, less than a day after flying him in from Cambodia.

Russia indicts extradited tycoon for theft
Ex-tennis star Bob Hewitt jailed for rape in S.Africa
Ex-tennis star Bob Hewitt jailed for rape in S.Africa

Australian-born former tennis Grand Slam champion Bob Hewitt was sentenced to six years in jail in South Africa for raping and assaulting young girls he coac.

Ex-tennis star Bob Hewitt jailed for rape in S.Africa
EU denounces Morsi death sentence
EU denounces Morsi death sentence

The European Union denounced Sunday the death sentence handed down against Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Morsi and at least 100 others.

EU denounces Morsi death sentence
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American activist wants cooperation with Kazakh government on fatal police shooting cases

American activist Michael Mohammed seeks contacts with the Kazakh government in order to "bring to justice" the police officer who killed a Kazakhstani citizen four years ago and a black man last month.

American activist wants cooperation with Kazakh government on fatal police shooting cases
Bollywood's Khan jailed for 5 years for deadly hit-and-run
Bollywood's Khan jailed for 5 years for deadly hit-and-run

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan was sentenced to five years in prison for killing a homeless man with his SUV in a 2002 hit-and-run after a night out drinking at an upmarket bar.

Bollywood's Khan jailed for 5 years for deadly hit-and-run
Charlie Hebdo cartoonists reject Texas attack comparison
Charlie Hebdo cartoonists reject Texas attack comparison

Two Charlie Hebdo journalists have rejected any suggestion of similarities between a deadly attack on the French satirical magazine and a failed armed assault on a Mohammed cartoon event in Texas.

Charlie Hebdo cartoonists reject Texas attack comparison
Merkel defends cooperation with US spy agency
Merkel defends cooperation with US spy agency

German Chancellor Angela Merkel insisted her country needed to work with American intelligence agencies, in the wake of claims Berlin helped the US spy on EU leaders and companies.

Merkel defends cooperation with US spy agency
Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is shown in a courtroom sketch. ©Reuters
Boston bomber emotional as aunt breaks down on stand

Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev showed emotion in court for the first time, wiping his eyes.

Boston bomber emotional as aunt breaks down on stand
Bieber plays down 'rumours' over Italy police quizzing
Bieber plays down 'rumours' over Italy police quizzing

Pop star Justin Bieber laughed off media reports that he was quizzed by police in Rome over Argentina's request for him to be arrested.

Bieber plays down 'rumours' over Italy police quizzing
Baltimore braces for fresh large-scale protest
Baltimore braces for fresh large-scale protest

National Guard troops patrolled the tense streets of Baltimore in large numbers in anticipation of a fresh large-scale protest over the death of a young African-American man in police custody.

Baltimore braces for fresh large-scale protest
Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (L) is shown in a courtroom sketch. ©Reuters
From drunk to radical, how a Boston bomber was born

Boston bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev was a flashy dresser who smoked pot and drank alcohol before his dreams of becoming a boxing champion were crushed.

From drunk to radical, how a Boston bomber was born
Baltimore police use smoke bombs, pepper pellets on protesters
Baltimore police use smoke bombs, pepper pellets on protesters

Police in Baltimore fired smoke bombs and pepper pellets at hundreds of protesters who defied a night-time curfew that took effect across the city.

Baltimore police use smoke bombs, pepper pellets on protesters
Maddie McCann parents win 500,000 euros in Portugal libel case
Maddie McCann parents win 500,000 euros in Portugal libel case

A former Portuguese police officer who headed the investigation into the 2007 disappearance of British girl Madeleine McCann was ordered to pay 500,000 euros to her parents in a libel case.

Maddie McCann parents win 500,000 euros in Portugal libel case
Baltimore awakes to aftermath of riots over black man's custody death
Baltimore awakes to aftermath of riots over black man's custody death

Riot police stood guard on the smouldering streets of the US city of Baltimore after protesters incensed by the death of a young black man.

Baltimore awakes to aftermath of riots over black man's custody death
Australia's FM slams chaos ahead of Indonesia executions
Australia's FM slams chaos ahead of Indonesia executions

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop criticised Indonesia's "chaotic" handling of the execution of nine prisoners.

Australia's FM slams chaos ahead of Indonesia executions
France's Jean-Marie Le Pen hid 2.2 mn euros in Swiss account: report
France's Jean-Marie Le Pen hid 2.2 mn euros in Swiss account: report

Jean-Marie Le Pen, the elderly founder and former chief of France's far-right Front National, hid 2.2 million euros in a secret account in Switzerland.

France's Jean-Marie Le Pen hid 2.2 mn euros in Swiss account: report