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Malaysia's reformist icon Anwar freed, given royal pardon

/ May 16, 2018

Malaysia's reformist icon Anwar freed, given royal pardon

Malaysia's reformist icon Anwar Ibrahim was freed from custody Wednesday after receiving a royal pardon, transforming a political prisoner into a prime minister-in-waiting following his alliance's stunning election victory. Anwar, 70, was convicted of sodomy in 2015 in a case he said was aimed at ...

Racist 'alt-right' movement reeling after string of setbacks

| May 16, 2018

Racist 'alt-right' movement reeling after string of setbacks

Led from a courtroom in handcuffs Tuesday, one of the nation's most recognizable white nationalists will have 38 days behind bars to ponder the dizzying demise of the group he led before his arrest exposed a bizarre sex scandal. Matthew Heimbach's jail sentence for a ...

Iraq sentences 19 Russian women to life for joining Islamic State

Apr 30, 2018

Iraq sentences 19 Russian women to life for joining Islamic State

Iraq sentenced 19 Russian women to life in prison for joining the Islamic State group on Sunday, the latest in a series of heavy verdicts against foreign women linked to the jihadis. The head of Baghdad's Central Criminal Court, which deals with terrorism cases, said ...