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Malaysian court jails man who raped, then married minor

A Malaysian court on Monday sentenced a man to 12 years in jail for raping a 12-year-old whom he later married, as an activist urged the Muslim-majority nation to ban all child marriages.

Malaysian court jails man who raped, then married minor
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Singapore ex-gangster jailed 20 years for torching former lover

An ex-gangster has been jailed for 20 years in Singapore for burning his former lover to death, in a case the judge said was one of the worst of its kind in the city-state.

Singapore ex-gangster jailed 20 years for torching former lover
Freed Pussy Riot punk slams Kremlin amnesty as 'PR stunt'
Freed Pussy Riot punk slams Kremlin amnesty as 'PR stunt'

Pussy Riot bandmember Maria Alyokhina, who was freed from prison Monday under a Kremlin-backed amnesty, slammed the measure as a mere publicity stunt and said that she would have preferred to remain in prison.

Freed Pussy Riot punk slams Kremlin amnesty as 'PR stunt'
Khodorkovsky to stay out of Russia, help jailed dissidents
Khodorkovsky to stay out of Russia, help jailed dissidents

Russia's former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky said Sunday after walking free from a decade in jail that he would stay away from his homeland but help to free Russian political prisoners still behind bars.

Khodorkovsky to stay out of Russia, help jailed dissidents
Putin pardons Khodorkovsky after 10 years in jail
Putin pardons Khodorkovsky after 10 years in jail

President Vladimir Putin on Friday signed a decree granting a pardon to Russia's former richest man and bitter Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky, allowing his release after more than a decade in prison.

Putin pardons Khodorkovsky after 10 years in jail
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Malaysian family jailed over child's 'exorcism' death

A Malaysian high court on Friday jailed three family members who suffocated their two-year-old to death by piling on top of her in a suspected exorcism ritual.

Malaysian family jailed over child's 'exorcism' death
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Victims fear release of Spain rapists, killers under rights law

Spanish courts are releasing serial rapists and killers under a European human rights ruling, terrifying their victims as authorities warn the convicts risk reoffending.

Victims fear release of Spain rapists, killers under rights law
'Free Ukraine, not me': Tymoshenko urges EU leaders
'Free Ukraine, not me': Tymoshenko urges EU leaders

Jailed opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko called on EU leaders to drop all demands and sign a historic pact with Ukraine without any preconditions at a summit that opens Thursday.

'Free Ukraine, not me': Tymoshenko urges EU leaders
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British medics could face jail for patient neglect

British doctors and nurses who neglect their patients could be jailed under government proposals announced Saturday, in the wake of a scandal at a hospital where hundreds died after receiving appalling care.

British medics could face jail for patient neglect
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Australian gang members face pink prison uniforms

Members of criminal gangs could be forced to wear "embarrassing" bright pink overalls in prison under a plan being considered by an Australian state as it cracks down on bikers.

Australian gang members face pink prison uniforms
Greenpeace boss admits surprise at harsh Russian response
Greenpeace boss admits surprise at harsh Russian response

Despite its expertise at risky protests, Greenpeace's head admitted he was "extremely surprised" by Russia's response in the Arctic and never imagined activists would face piracy charges and years in jail.

Greenpeace boss admits surprise at harsh Russian response
US calls for release of Americans imprisoned in Iran
US calls for release of Americans imprisoned in Iran

US Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday called for the release of two American dual citizens jailed in Iran, saying Washington was "deeply concerned" about their fate.

US calls for release of Americans imprisoned in Iran
WikiLeaks source Manning: 'I am female'
WikiLeaks source Manning: 'I am female'

The American soldier sentenced to 35 years in jail for passing secret documents to WikiLeaks asked to be considered a woman on Thursday and requested sex change therapy.

WikiLeaks source Manning: 'I am female'
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French court leaves Kazakhstan's Ablyazov in custody

French court has denied release on bail to the ex-chairman of Kazakhstan's BTA Bank Mukhtar Ablyazov.

French court leaves Kazakhstan's Ablyazov in custody
Australian drug mule Corby a step closer to release
Australian drug mule Corby a step closer to release

The corrections board on the Indonesian resort island of Bali has recommended jailed Australian drug trafficker Schapelle Corby for parole.

Australian drug mule Corby a step closer to release
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Ablyazov faces 13 years in jail in Kazakhstan

The exile banker Mukhtar Ablyazov may face 13-year imprisonment with confiscation of property in Kazakhstan that is currently seeking his extradition from France.

Ablyazov faces 13 years in jail in Kazakhstan
Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad. ©REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed
Kuwait emir pardons jailed opposition members

Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah pardoned on Tuesday all those who have been sentenced to jail for insulting him.

Kuwait emir pardons jailed opposition members
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Hundreds of prisoners escape in Taliban jail attack

Taliban insurgents armed with mortars and grenades launched a major attack on a jail in northwest Pakistan, escaping with 230 prisoners including hardline militants after a gunbattle with security forces.

Hundreds of prisoners escape in Taliban jail attack
More than 200 detained after Navalny rally: watchdog
More than 200 detained after Navalny rally: watchdog

More than 200 people have been detained in Moscow after several thousand rallied outside the Kremlin to protest the conviction and jailing of opposition leader Alexei Navalny.

More than 200 detained after Navalny rally: watchdog
Saudi princess charged with human trafficking in US
Saudi princess charged with human trafficking in US

A Saudi princess was to be released from US jail on bail after being charged with enslaving a Kenyan woman, forcing her to work in abusive conditions and withholding her passport.

Saudi princess charged with human trafficking in US