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Aug 28, 2016

Renowned Egyptian rights lawyer Malek Adly, arrested in May, is freed

Egyptian authorities Sunday released a renowned human rights lawyer arrested after protests against President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi’s decision to hand over two islands to Saudi Arabia. Malek Adly had been held in pretrial detention since being arrested by plainclothes police on May 5. His defense ...

French volunteer pair in 20s found slain on isle off Madagascar

Aug 22, 2016

French volunteer pair in 20s found slain on isle off Madagascar

Two young French volunteers found dead on Sunday on an island off the northeast coast of Madagascar were likely murdered, authorities said. Local Mayor Bessaou Ismak Ado Crophe on the resort island of Sainte Marie told AFP both bodies showed signs of head trauma, ...

New York imam shooting suspect arrested on murder charges

Aug 16, 2016

New York imam shooting suspect arrested on murder charges

Police arrested and charged a man with murder late Monday night in the brazen daytime shooting deaths of an imam and his friend as they left a New York City mosque over the weekend. Oscar Morel, 35, was charged with two counts of second-degree ...

Aug 16, 2016

Swiss police search deadly train attacker's Liechtenstein home

Local officials have searched a Liechtenstein home belonging to the attacker who started a fire on a Swiss train and stabbed passengers over the weekend, police said Monday. Police had already searched the residence of the 27-year-old Swiss national in eastern Switzerland on Saturday, ...