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US man gets $10 mln for wrongful conviction in rabbi killing
US man gets $10 mln for wrongful conviction in rabbi killing

A New York man was awarded $10 million after spending 16 years in prison for a murder he did not commit, his lawyer said Wednesday.

US man gets $10 mln for wrongful conviction in rabbi killing
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'Prince of Pot' back in Canada from US prison

Canada's self-proclaimed "Prince of Pot" returned home , vowing "political revenge" after spending more than four years in a US prison.

'Prince of Pot' back in Canada from US prison
Mother takes son back to Ukraine prison after war jailbreak
Mother takes son back to Ukraine prison after war jailbreak

Just hours after he bust out of a high-security prison, Natalya Nikitenko drove her son right back to jail.

Mother takes son back to Ukraine prison after war jailbreak
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Dozens of inmates flee after Haiti jailbreak

A jailbreak Sunday at a high-security prison near Haiti's capital left dozens of inmates on the loose.

Dozens of inmates flee after Haiti jailbreak
Flavio Sidagni before and after his prison term. Photos courtesy of La Republica and Il Post
Italian ex-top manager released on parole from Kazakhstan prison

Italian Flavio Sidagni, convicted in Kazakhstan for drug distribution, has been released on parole.

Italian ex-top manager released on parole from Kazakhstan prison
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Mother sentenced to 8 years of prison for selling her children in Kazakhstan

A specialized district court of South Kazakhstan Oblast sentenced the 27 y.o. mother who sold four of her children.

Mother sentenced to 8 years of prison for selling her children in Kazakhstan
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Cameroon sends 14 Boko Haram members to prison: report

A military court in Cameroon has handed down prison sentences of up to 20 years to 14 Boko Haram members, the country's state broadcaster Crtv reported.

Cameroon sends 14 Boko Haram members to prison: report
Azamat Tazhaykov. Photo courtesy of boston.cbslocal.com/Sketch courtesy: Jane Flavell Collin
Tazhayakov's verdict could affect other Boston bombing cases

The jury’s decision on Azamat Tazhaykov’s case could affect the defense of Dias Kadyrbayev and Robel Philipos.

Tazhayakov's verdict could affect other Boston bombing cases
Joseph Wood. ©Reuters/Arizona Department of Corrections
Condemned man's US execution takes nearly two hours

America's death penalty debate raged Thursday after it took nearly two hours for Arizona to execute a prisoner who lost a Supreme Court battle challenging the experimental lethal drug cocktail.

Condemned man's US execution takes nearly two hours
William Potts. ©Reuters/Desmond Boylan
US hijacker sentenced to 20 years in prison

A former Black Panther who hijacked an airplane in 1984 and diverted it to Cuba was sentenced to 20 years in prison in Miami.

US hijacker sentenced to 20 years in prison
Syed Talha Ahsan (R). ©Reuters/Janet Hamlin
US sentences British men over Taliban support

A US judge sentenced two British men to a combined total of 20.5 years in prison Wednesday for conspiring to provide and for providing equipment and personnel to the Taliban.

US sentences British men over Taliban support
Guatemalan ex-guerrilla convicted of indigenous massacre
Guatemalan ex-guerrilla convicted of indigenous massacre

A Guatemalan court handed down the country's first conviction of a leftist guerrilla leader for the killings of indigenous farmers during the 1960-1996 civil war.

Guatemalan ex-guerrilla convicted of indigenous massacre
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Pastor of state church 'sentenced to 12 years' in China

A pastor of a state-sanctioned church in China has been sentenced to 12 years in prison, his lawyer and an overseas rights group said, accusing authorities of "fabricated charges".

Pastor of state church 'sentenced to 12 years' in China
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US transfers 12 detainees out of Afghan prison

A US official said Thursday the United States has repatriated a dozen inmates from a secretive military prison in Afghanistan where foreign terror suspects have been held for years without trial.

US transfers 12 detainees out of Afghan prison
Swiss sentence Guatemalan ex-police chief to life over prisoner killings
Swiss sentence Guatemalan ex-police chief to life over prisoner killings

Guatemala's former police chief Erwin Sperisen on Friday received a life sentence in Switzerland for seven murders committed in the Central American country.

Swiss sentence Guatemalan ex-police chief to life over prisoner killings
Suspected Greek far-rightist jailed for stabbing teenager
Suspected Greek far-rightist jailed for stabbing teenager

A Greek court on Wednesday sentenced a suspected activist of the far-right Golden Dawn party to 10 years in prison for stabbing a high-school student, judicial officials said.

Suspected Greek far-rightist jailed for stabbing teenager
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. ©Reuters/KCNA
Images show farm work at N. Korea prison camp

North Korea has increased economic linkages with a prison camp where inmates are working by hand in agriculture, according to satellite imagery released Thursday by a human rights group.

Images show farm work at N. Korea prison camp
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Former convicts to build EXPO-2017 facilities in Kazakhstan

Press service of the Prosecutor's Office of Astana informed that former convicts will build the facilities for EXPO-2017 in Kazakhstan.

Former convicts to build EXPO-2017 facilities in Kazakhstan
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New York man freed after 17 years in prison

A New York man walked free Tuesday after 17 years in prison for murder, after it was determined that false testimony had been used to convict him, authorities said.

New York man freed after 17 years in prison
30 year sentence for killer of two French women in Argentina
30 year sentence for killer of two French women in Argentina

A court in Argentina's Salta province Monday sentenced to 30 years in prison the man who raped and killed two young French women tourists out for a hike.

30 year sentence for killer of two French women in Argentina