Tag: Crime/Legal Action
11 months ago
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Countries Raid Each Others’ Health Systems in Global Battle for Nurses

Shortages of medical-care staff lead to aggressive poaching worldwide, enraging poorer nations; cycling to work in Au...

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11 months ago
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Two Killed in New Zealand Shooting on Eve of Women’s World Cup

Authorities say gunman also dead in incident at construction site, five others injured

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11 months ago
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Immigration Backlashes Spread Around the World

Collapse of Netherlands government is latest sign of discord as immigration surges to record levels, fueling populism

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12 months ago
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Israel Shells Southern Lebanon Amid Fears of Multifront Escalation

Tensions are high after an Israeli military operation in the occupied West Bank

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12 months ago
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What Is Happening in Israel, the West Bank and Gaza? What to Know About the Conflict

The largest Israeli military operation in the West Bank in decades has continued into a second day. Hundreds of famil...

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12 months ago
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Israel, Gaza Militants Trade Fire as West Bank Assault Ends

The Israeli military carried out airstrikes in Gaza early Wednesday in retaliation to rockets fired by Palestinian mi...

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12 months ago
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Residents Flee West Bank Camp as Israeli Operation Extends Into Second Day

The largest Israeli military operation in the West Bank in decades has continued into a second day. Hundreds of famil...

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12 months ago
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Israeli Military Launches Airstrikes on West Bank City of Jenin, Killing at Least Eight

Israeli military says it is conducting a counterterrorism operation targeting armed militants in Jenin

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12 months ago
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Russian Diplomat Ends Squat on Embassy Site in Australia After Court Setback

Judge rules that Russia can’t keep control of land while it challenges government’s decision to terminate lease

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12 months ago
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Uganda School Massacre Signals Islamic State’s Growing Reach in Africa

People in Uganda held funerals for victims of a terrorist attack at a school that killed 41 people on June 16. A comm...

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12 months ago
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Swiss Voters Back Global Minimum Tax

Switzerland, home to corporate entities drawn by its rock-bottom taxes, joined the global effort to set a minimum tax...

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12 months ago
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Suspected Islamic State Fighters Planned to Strike Military Before Attacking Ugandan School, Offi...

At least 37 students, four adults were killed in assault on boarding school

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almost 1 year ago
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Suspected Islamic State Allies Kill at Least 37 High-School Students in Uganda

Gunmen attacked private boarding school near border with eastern Congo, set dormitory on fire

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about 1 year ago
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China Hack Is Latest Challenge for West’s Diplomatic Reset With Beijing

Beijing denies allegation that state-sponsored actor from China targeted infrastructure in Guam and elsewhere in the ...

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about 1 year ago
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Sudan Power Battle Reignites Violence in Restive Darfur

Mineral-rich region is still recovering from genocidal conflict in the early 2000s

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about 1 year ago
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Wagner Threatens to Pull Out of Ukraine in Latest Internal Russia Spat

Graphic video shot in front of rows of dead soldiers underlines Moscow’s divisions ahead of expected Ukrainian offensive

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about 1 year ago
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China’s Police Deals in the Pacific Get Pushback From the U.S. and Its Allies

Police take on outsize importance in region where few countries have militaries

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about 1 year ago
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American Doctor Killed in Sudan Had Stayed to Treat His Patients as Bombs Fell

Iowa native Bushra Ibnauf Sulieman was stabbed amid upheaval in Khartoum

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about 1 year ago
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Russian Court Jails Father of Girl Questioned Over Antiwar School Drawing

Alexei Moskalyov sentenced in absentia to two years in prison for discrediting the armed forces on social media

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over 1 year ago
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Vatican Reopens Case of Missing Girl Emanuela Orlandi

The disappearance of teenager Emanuela Orlandi has haunted the Catholic Church and Italy for 40 years.

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over 1 year ago
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American Avoids Extradition to Egypt After Release From Dubai Detention

Sherif Osman, an Egyptian-American dual national, is back in the U.S. after facing possible extradition to Egypt over...

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over 1 year ago
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Ukrainian Drone Attack on Russian Air Base Kills Three, Russia Says

The strike at the Engels air base, a hub for Russia’s strategic bombers in the Saratov region, is the latest apparent...

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over 1 year ago
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Part of 2019 Green Vault Heist Loot Recovered in Berlin

The surrender of some stolen pieces came after talks between prosecutors and lawyers for the men charged with the theft.

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over 1 year ago
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Pope Francis Compares War in Ukraine to the Holocaust

The pope likened the war in Ukraine to the Nazi genocide of the Jews, in his latest escalation of rhetoric on the war.

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over 1 year ago
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Flooding in Saudi Arabia Kills Two, Stirs Rare Public Anger

Municipal workers in Saudi Arabia’s second-largest city rushed to pump water and clear damage after flooding from tor...

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over 1 year ago
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Biden Administration Says Saudi Crown Prince Has Immunity in Khashoggi Trial

The Biden administration told a U.S. court that the Saudi Arabian crown prince’s status as a sitting head of governme...

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over 1 year ago
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Italian Catholic Bishops Release First Report on Sex Abuse

The national study of clerical sex abuse marks a limited and belated move in a country where the church enjoys signif...

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over 1 year ago
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U.S. Allies Seek to Stop Former Military Pilots From Helping China

Australia will review policies after an investigation into the training of Chinese aircrews raises concerns.

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over 1 year ago
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Vatican Disciplined Nobel Prize-Winning Bishop After Sex-Abuse Accusations

Restrictions were imposed in 2020 on Carlos Ximenes Belo, retired bishop of Dili, East Timor, who shared the 1996 Pea...

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over 1 year ago
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Hong Kong’s Cardinal Zen Goes on Trial Over Support Fund for Protesters

Cardinal Joseph Zen, a 90-year-old retired bishop and outspoken democracy advocate, appeared in court to face trial o...

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over 1 year ago
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Mexicans Can Cross U.S. Border to Get Paid for Plasma, Court Rules

Pharmaceutical companies sued to lift border-agency ban on practice that accounts for up to 10% of national plasma su...

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almost 2 years ago
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Russia Committed Potential Crimes Against Humanity With Forcible Transfers, Rights Group Says

Russian troops forced Ukrainians to Russia and detained and processed them there, in actions that amounted to potenti...

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almost 2 years ago
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Ex-Inmates Recall Torture, Overcrowding in Russian Prison Camp Where Dozens Died in Blast

Accounts from three former prisoners held in the camp before it was destroyed in an explosion describe grim condition...

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about 2 years ago
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Russian Soldier Recounts Shooting Civilian in Ukraine War-Crimes Trial

Vadim Shishimarin, a 21-year-old Russian soldier, told a Kyiv courtroom he opened fire on the man while riding in a c...

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about 2 years ago
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Biden Seeks New Aid for Ukraine as Russia Makes Slow Progress in Seizing East

Russia’s military is gradually taking more territory, pushing south from the city of Izyum with the apparent aim of c...

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over 2 years ago
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Russian Forces Kill Civilians, Loot for Supplies in Occupied Ukraine, Residents Say

Locals described hungry and undisciplined Russian troops shooting civilians, breaking into supermarkets and shops, an...

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over 2 years ago
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U.A.E. Placed on Global Watch List for Money Laundering, Terrorism Financing

The Middle East business hub is added to FATF’s ‘gray list’ of jurisdictions requiring increased monitoring.

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over 2 years ago
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Associate of Pope Francis Found Guilty of Sexual Abuse in Argentina

Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta was sentenced to 4½ years in prison in a case that has raised questions about the pope’s han...

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over 2 years ago
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Russian Proxies in Eastern Ukraine Mobilize Troops, Kill Two Ukrainian Soldiers as Shelling Inten...

Russian-installed authorities in Donetsk and Luhansk say an attack by Kyiv is imminent, while shelling across the fro...

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