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Algerian journalist who covered protests handed 3 year jail term

Algerian journalist who covered protests handed 3 year jail term

Algerian journalist Khaled Drareni received a three-year prison term Monday, a lawyer said, in a trial rights groups have called a test of press freedom in a country recently rocked by anti-government protests.

Philippines to choose 100 patients for Covid-19 treatment trial

Philippines to choose 100 patients for Covid-19 treatment trial

At least 100 Covid-19 patients in the Philippines will be given the anti-flu drug Avigan from Japan, as part of a clinical trial in treating the highly contagious disease, the Health Department said on Wednesday.

Weinstein convicted of sex assault, rape in 'new era' for #MeToo

Weinstein convicted of sex assault, rape in 'new era' for #MeToo

Harvey Weinstein was convicted Monday of rape and sexual assault but acquitted of the most serious predatory charges, a verdict hailed as a historic victory by the #MeToo movement ...

US students accused of Italy cop murder brace for trial

US students accused of Italy cop murder brace for trial

Two US students go on trial in Italy on Wednesday over the fatal stabbing last year of a policeman in Rome during a botched drug bust.

Democrats warn at impeachment trial that Trump will abuse his office again if not removed

Democrats warn at impeachment trial that Trump will abuse his office again if not removed

Democratic lawmakers concluded their opening arguments in Republican President Donald Trump's impeachment trial in the US Senate on Friday with a warning that he was a threat to democracy ...

US House impeachment of Trump sets stage for trial in Senate

US House impeachment of Trump sets stage for trial in Senate

The impeachment of President Donald Trump in the US House of Representatives on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress sets the stage for a historic trial next month ...

Climate activists fined for stealing Macron portraits

Climate activists fined for stealing Macron portraits

A French court on Wednesday fined eight activists 500 euros each for stealing official portraits of President Emmanuel Macron from public buildings as part of a protest over climate change.

Russia jails two men for six years over 'mass riots'

Russia jails two men for six years over 'mass riots'

A Russian court on Friday sentenced two men to more than six years in a strict-regime penal colony for trying to organise ‘mass riots’ after they held protest signs outside a local government building.

Iraq sentences all 11 French IS suspects to death

Iraq sentences all 11 French IS suspects to death

A Iraqi court Monday sentenced to death two more French nationals for joining the Islamic State group, leaving all 11 Frenchmen transferred from Syria facing the gallows and potentially opening the door for other cases.

Three French IS members sentenced to death in Iraq

Three French IS members sentenced to death in Iraq

An Iraqi court on Sunday sentenced three French citizens to death for joining the Islamic State group, the first IS members from France to be handed capital punishment, a court official said.

Hong Kong democracy leaders jailed over Umbrella Movement protests

Hong Kong democracy leaders jailed over Umbrella Movement protests

Four prominent leaders of Hong Kong's democracy movement were jailed on Wednesday for their role in organising mass protests in 2014 that paralysed the city for months and infuriated Beijing.

Malaysian ex-PM Najib faces first corruption trial over 1MDB fund

Malaysian ex-PM Najib faces first corruption trial over 1MDB fund

Malaysia's disgraced ex-leader Najib Razak pleaded not guilty to all charges against him as he went on trial Wednesday over a multi-billion-dollar fraud, almost a year after his shock election loss.