French Court Upholds Verdict Against Former PM Fillon

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A French appeals court on Monday upheld a verdict against former right-wing Prime Minister François Fillon for embezzling public funds in a fake job scandal.  In 2020, the court found Fillon and his wife, Penelope, guilty of fraud and sentenced …

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South African Court Orders Former President Zuma to Return to Jail

South Africa’s High Court ordered former President Jacob Zuma to return to jail after ruling that the medical parole he was granted in September was unlawful. A judge from the High Court in Pretoria ordered on Wednesday that Zuma, 79, …

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South African Court Orders Former President Zuma to Return to Jail

South Africa’s High Court ordered former President Jacob Zuma to return to jail after ruling that the medical parole he was granted in September was unlawful. A judge from the High Court in Pretoria ordered on Wednesday that Zuma, 79, …

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Spain to Pardon Jailed Catalan Leaders

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced that nine jailed leaders of Catalonia’s failed 2017 independence bid would be pardoned to ease tensions with the region. “I am convinced that getting these nine people out of prison … is a clear …

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Paris Court Punishes French Pharma Firm Servier for Selling Deadly Weight-Loss Pill

The drug-maker was found guilty of manslaughter, involuntary wounding and aggravated deception for permitting the drug to be prescribed and sold as a weight loss medication, despite the risks and its deadly consequences.s blamed for the deaths of hundreds of …

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