Argentina's Kirchner charged with fraud, assets frozen

May 14, 2016

Argentina's Kirchner charged with fraud, assets frozen

Assets belonging to former Argentine president Cristina Kirchner were frozen Friday after she was charged with damaging national finances by manipulating the Central Bank’s exchange operations during her last months in office. Federal Judge Claudio Bonadio said it was “evident that the then president ...

Indian court says former U.N. climate chief to stand trial

May 14, 2016

Indian court says former U.N. climate chief to stand trial

A court in India’s capital ruled Saturday that there’s enough evidence in a stalking and sexual harassment case for former U.N. climate chief Rajendra Pachauri to stand trial. Judge Shivani Chauhan announced that the next hearing in the case will be on July 11, ...

Dec 14, 2015

Singapore firm convicted of aiding North Korean arms shipment

A Singapore-registered shipping company was found guilty Monday of transferring tens of thousands of dollars used to transport fighter jets and surface-to-air missile systems from Cuba to North Korea in 2013. The haul, hidden under heaps of sugar and discovered by Panamanian authorities, was ...

Dec 14, 2015

Swedish court sentences two to life over brutal murders in Syria

A Swedish court on Monday sentenced two men to life in prison for “terror crimes” over their role in two grisly murders in Syria in 2013. Hassan al-Mandlawi, 32, and Al-Amin Sultan, 30, both Swedish nationals, were convicted after graphic videos showed them taking ...

Dec 14, 2015

Australian teenager pleads guilty to 'terrorism' charge

A Melbourne teen arrested after police found explosives at his home pleaded guilty on Monday to a terrorism-related charge, highlighting concerns about youth radicalization following last week’s arrest of a 15-year-old Sydney boy in police raids. The 17-year-old was planning an attack using improvised ...