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Khmer Rouge 'First Lady' hospitalised in Thailand: son
Khmer Rouge 'First Lady' hospitalised in Thailand: son

The former "First Lady" of Cambodia's murderous Khmer Rouge regime has been hospitalised in neighbouring Thailand and is relying on a feeding tube and oxygen to survive, her son said.

Khmer Rouge 'First Lady' hospitalised in Thailand: son
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British preacher Abu Hamza guilty on US terror charges

A New York jury convicted British hate preacher Abu Hamza on 11 kidnapping and terrorism charges Monday, opening the way for a judge to impose what will almost certainly be a life sentence.

British preacher Abu Hamza guilty on US terror charges
Dias Kadyrbayev and Azamat Tazhayakov. Photo  ©REUTERS
Kazakh student prisoners in Boston to face trial separately

The hearings of Dias Kadyrbayev and Azamat Tazhayakov, arrested in the United States in relation to the Boston bombings case would take place separately.

Kazakh student prisoners in Boston to face trial separately
Turkey court hears witnesses in police murder trial
Turkey court hears witnesses in police murder trial

A Turkish court heard testimony on Monday that eight men, including four police officers, pummelled a teenage protester to death with baseball bats and truncheons during anti-government demonstrations last year.

Turkey court hears witnesses in police murder trial
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Appeal court revives Oracle-Google copyright battle

An appeals court on Friday breathed new life into Oracle's big-money lawsuit against Google by ruling that software commands can be copyrighted just like classic books.

Appeal court revives Oracle-Google copyright battle
Britain's PR king jailed for 8 years for sex assaults
Britain's PR king jailed for 8 years for sex assaults

British celebrity publicist Max Clifford, the king of tabloid kiss-and-tell scandals, was sentenced to eight years in jail on Friday for a string of sex assaults against teenagers.

Britain's PR king jailed for 8 years for sex assaults
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Mixed verdict in Samsung-Apple patent trial

Jurors on Friday ordered Samsung to pay just a fraction of the big-money damages sought by Apple in a high-stakes Silicon Valley case over smartphone patents.

Mixed verdict in Samsung-Apple patent trial
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Apple, Samsung make final pitches in high-stakes trial

Apple and Samsung made their final pitches to jurors on Tuesday in a big-money smartphone patent trial playing out in the heart of Silicon Valley.

Apple, Samsung make final pitches in high-stakes trial
Egypt verdict expected for Islamist chief, 700 others
Egypt verdict expected for Islamist chief, 700 others

The Egyptian judge who sentenced to death hundreds of supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi will pass judgment Monday on another 700 people, including Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie.

Egypt verdict expected for Islamist chief, 700 others
F1 boss Ecclestone's bribery trial starts in Germany
F1 boss Ecclestone's bribery trial starts in Germany

Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone went on trial in Germany Thursday accused of bribery in a case which threatens a jail term for the Briton who has controlled the motor sport for four decades.

F1 boss Ecclestone's bribery trial starts in Germany
Abd Al Rahim Hussayn Muhammad al-Nashiri. ©Reuters/Janet Hamlin
Judge's order on CIA secret prisons released in full

The US government must turn over information on secret CIA interrogation centers connected to the trial of the alleged mastermind of the 2000 USS Cole bombing, a military judge said in an order released in full Tuesday.

Judge's order on CIA secret prisons released in full
Formula One Chief Executive Bernie Ecclestone. ©Reuters/Olivia Harris
Formula One boss faces bribery charges in German trial

Formula One magnate Bernie Ecclestone faces bribery charges when his trial begins in Munich on Thursday in a case which threatens to end his reign.

Formula One boss faces bribery charges in German trial
Italy's Berlusconi headed for community service
Italy's Berlusconi headed for community service

Italian prosecutors on Thursday approved a request by Silvio Berlusconi's lawyers for the three-time prime minister to do community service rather than face house arrest following a tax fraud conviction.

Italy's Berlusconi headed for community service
Djohar Tsarnaev. ©Reuters/Alexander Demianchuk
FBI wanted Boston bombing suspect 'to be informant'

The defense for accused Boston marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev say the FBI approached his brother and fellow suspect Tamerlan about becoming an informant on the Chechen and Muslim community.

FBI wanted Boston bombing suspect 'to be informant'
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Two ex-Vatican bank chiefs face money laundering trial

Italian prosecutors on Friday said two former top executives at the Vatican bank will go on trial for money laundering, while the bank's ex-chairman was declared innocent.

Two ex-Vatican bank chiefs face money laundering trial
Bin Laden son-in-law found guilty on US terror charges
Bin Laden son-in-law found guilty on US terror charges

A New York jury on Wednesday found Osama bin Laden's son-in-law guilty of conspiracy to kill Americans and supporting terrorists as an impassioned Al-Qaeda spokesman in 2001-2002.

Bin Laden son-in-law found guilty on US terror charges
World's 'longest-serving' death row inmate granted retrial in Japan
World's 'longest-serving' death row inmate granted retrial in Japan

A man believed to be the world's longest-serving death row inmate was Thursday granted a retrial in Japan over multiple murders in 1966, decades after doubts emerged about his guilt.

World's 'longest-serving' death row inmate granted retrial in Japan
French court sentences Rwandan over genocide
French court sentences Rwandan over genocide

A French court sentenced a former Rwandan army captain to 25 years in prison over the 1994 genocide Friday, in a landmark ruling just weeks ahead of the massacre's 20th anniversary.

French court sentences Rwandan over genocide
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US businessman, engineer sold trade secrets to China: jury

A US jury convicted a California businessman Wednesday of selling stolen trade secrets to Chinese firms so they could develop a pigment used to whiten a wide range of products.

US businessman, engineer sold trade secrets to China: jury
UK tabloid ex-editor tells of payments to public officials
UK tabloid ex-editor tells of payments to public officials

Rebekah Brooks, who edited Rupert Murdoch's British tabloids, told her trial Thursday that she had sanctioned payments to public officials for stories with an "overwhelming public interest".

UK tabloid ex-editor tells of payments to public officials