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Vietnam banking tycoon given 30-year jail term

A Vietnamese court on Monday sentenced a disgraced banking tycoon to 30 years in jail over a multi-million dollar scandal that shocked the nation's already fragile financial markets.

Vietnam banking tycoon given 30-year jail term
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
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Three months for Swaziland editor who compared judge to a punk

A Swaziland court on Friday sentenced a magazine editor to a suspended three-month term for articles written four years ago comparing the country's chief justice to a high school punk.

Three months for Swaziland editor who compared judge to a punk
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N. Korea sentences S. Korean 'spy' to hard labour for life

North Korea sentenced a South Korean missionary to hard labour for life after accusing him of espionage and setting up an underground church, state media said Saturday, the latest Christian preacher to run into trouble in the secretive state.

N. Korea sentences S. Korean 'spy' to hard labour for life
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Ecuador sentences ex-president to 12 years in absentia

An Ecuadoran court on Thursday sentenced exiled ex-president Jamil Mahuad to 12 years in jail for corruption.

Ecuador sentences ex-president to 12 years in absentia
ICC sentences Congolese warlord Katanga to 12 years
ICC sentences Congolese warlord Katanga to 12 years

The International Criminal Court on Friday sentenced Congolese warlord Germain "Simba" Katanga to 12 years in jail for arming an ethnic militia that carried out a "particularly cruel" 2003 village massacre.

ICC sentences Congolese warlord Katanga to 12 years
Guatemala ex-leader gets six years in New York
Guatemala ex-leader gets six years in New York

Former Guatemalan president Alfonso Portillo was sentenced in New York to five years and 10 months in prison Thursday for a $2.5 million bribery scandal.

Guatemala ex-leader gets six years in New York
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Grace church pastor sentenced to 4 years

Pastor of the Grace Church Bakhytzhan Kashkumbayev has been given a suspended 4-year sentence in Kazakhstan.

Grace church pastor sentenced to 4 years
The President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev. Photo© Danial Okasov
Nazarbayev ratifies treaty with China on transfer of convicted Kazakhstanis

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has ratified the treaty with China on transferring Kazakhstani convicts to Kazakhstan.

Nazarbayev ratifies treaty with China on transfer of convicted Kazakhstanis
Argentine Roman Catholic priest Julio Cesar Grassi. ©Reuters/Marcos Brindicci
Argentine pedophile priest begins 15-year jail sentence

A well-known Argentine priest began a 15-year prison sentence for pedophilia Monday, four years after he was convicted.

Argentine pedophile priest begins 15-year jail sentence
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US plans lower sentences for drug users

The United States announced plans Monday to reduce its use of mandatory sentences for drug offenses in order to tackle a cycle of poverty and incarceration in overcrowded jails.

US plans lower sentences for drug users
New York court sentences cop killer to death
New York court sentences cop killer to death

A US federal court in New York on Wednesday sentenced convicted cop killer Ronell Wilson to death by lethal injection for a second time.

New York court sentences cop killer to death
Russia condemned as Putin foe jailed for five years
Russia condemned as Putin foe jailed for five years

A Russian court's decision to sentence protest leader Alexei Navalny to five years in a penal colony on fraud charges has prompted global concern.

Russia condemned as Putin foe jailed for five years
U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz announces federal indictments against accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. ©REUTERS/Brian Snyder
Accused Boston bomber to face 30 charges: prosecutors

A US grand jury on Thursday indicted teenager Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on 30 counts in connection with the April double bomb attack on the Boston marathon that killed three people and injured more than 260.

Accused Boston bomber to face 30 charges: prosecutors
Italian former premier Silvio Berlusconi. ©REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo
Verdict expected in Berlusconi sex trial

An Italian court is expected to deliver its verdict Monday on whether former premier Silvio Berlusconi paid for sex with an underage prostitute and abused his official powers.

Verdict expected in Berlusconi sex trial
Former Enron Corp. chief executive Jeff Skilling (C). ©REUTERS
US cuts prison term of disgraced Enron CEO Skilling

A US judge cut 10 years off the prison sentence of disgraced former Enron chief executive Jeff Skilling on Friday after he spent years fighting his original 24-year jail term for fraud.

US cuts prison term of disgraced Enron CEO Skilling
Dolce and Gabbana sentenced to jail for tax dodge
Dolce and Gabbana sentenced to jail for tax dodge

An Italian court on Wednesday sentenced celebrated fashion house duo Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana to one year and eight months in prison for avoiding taxes totalling 200 million euros ($268 million).

Dolce and Gabbana sentenced to jail for tax dodge
Argentina's ex-president Menem sentenced to 7 years
Argentina's ex-president Menem sentenced to 7 years

Argentine ex-president Carlos Menem was sentenced to seven years in prison Thursday for organizing contraband arms shipments to Croatia and Ecuador during his tenure.

Argentina's ex-president Menem sentenced to 7 years
Outrage as Egypt court sentences 43 NGO workers
Outrage as Egypt court sentences 43 NGO workers

A Cairo court sentenced 43 Egyptian and foreign NGO staff on Tuesday to jail terms of up to five years for working illegally, sparking outrage and raising fears for the future of civil society.

Outrage as Egypt court sentences 43 NGO workers