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The defendant, Eshetu Alemu, 63, was convicted of ordering the killing of 75 prisoners, including many children, in 1978 as a government official in a brutal military dictatorship in Ethiopia.
Rejecting a request for a mistrial, the judge criticized the defense for allusions to Turkey’s Gulenist movement, calling it a “diversion from the issues.”
The law’s backers say it sets up a legal framework for the deployment of soldiers, but critics say there aren’t checks and balances, or an exit strategy.
Lawmakers called President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski “morally handicapped” and set the stage for a vote that could lead to his removal.
A judge accused Ronald K. Noble, a former New York University law professor, of taking part in a cover-up of Iran’s role in the attack. Mr. Noble denies it.
The United Nations called for an immediate halt to executions in Iraq, citing flaws in the country’s criminal justice system.
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The governing ZANU-PF party, now led by President Emmerson Mnangagwa, consolidated power ahead of elections scheduled for next year.
Three days after striking a conciliatory tone, Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson said Pyongyang must stop nuclear threats before any possible talks.
After inconclusive elections in September, Germany may not have a government until March. Until then, Brussels and President Emmanuel Macron of France have to wait for real decisions.
Simon Bramhall, who used an argon beam to leave his mark on organs, pleaded guilty to two counts of assault by beating.
Dr. Natalia Kanem, head of the United Nations Population Fund, is facing many challenges, including a big funding cut by the Trump administration.
A report said church investigators had “rushed to justice” in the case of Bishop George Bell, accused decades after his death of abusing a young girl.
The royal family filled in the details of a plan that has been known since the couple announced their engagement in late November.
The energy giant is returning to a business it backed away from after the costly and reputation-tarnishing Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Their acceptance of a “divorce deal” opens the way for discussions on a transitional period and the nature of trade relations with Britain
Aleksei V. Ulyukayev, a former economy minister, has been convicted of corruption after a power struggle with the head of the state oil company.
The defeat of the governing party is likely to have significant foreign policy implications for a country squeezed between India and China.