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Oman's Sultan Qaboos pardons 274 prisoners

Oman's Sultan Qaboos pardons 274 prisoners

The pardon included 274 inmates, 115 of them were expatriates, Oman News Agency reported.

Trump says he has 'absolute' power to pardon himself

Trump says he has 'absolute' power to pardon himself

Trump's lawyers argued the president could not have obstructed the investigation, given the powers granted to him by the US Constitution.

Trump probably can pardon himself, says Giuliani

Trump probably can pardon himself, says Giuliani

Asked whether Trump has the power to give himself a pardon, Giuliani said, "He's not, but he probably does."

'Forgive me,' ex-Peru leader Fujimori says after pardon protests

'Forgive me,' ex-Peru leader Fujimori says after pardon protests

Peru's ailing former leader Alberto Fujimori on Tuesday asked the public for forgiveness, two days after receiving a presidential pardon that sparked street protests.

Israeli minister seeks pardon for jailed soldier

Israeli minister seeks pardon for jailed soldier

Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman recommended on Sunday that President Reuven Rivlin accept a request to pardon a soldier convicted of manslaughter for shooting dead a prone Palestinian assailant.

Wife of jailed Saudi blogger appeals to Merkel

Wife of jailed Saudi blogger appeals to Merkel

The wife of Saudi blogger Raif Badawi has called on German Chancellor Angela Merkel to seek a pardon for him when she visits the kingdom at the weekend.

Egyptian president pardons 82 jailed 'youths'

Egyptian president pardons 82 jailed 'youths'

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Thursday pardoned 82 "youths" including a prominent advocate of Islamic reform, following calls to free prisoners swept up in a crackdown, his spokesman said.