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Friday, January 22, 2021

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Vatican Sentences Former Bank Chief to Prison for Property Embezzlement Scam

A court on Jan. 21 sentenced the former chief of the Vatican bank to nearly nine years in prison for charges of embezzlement, misappropriation...

Samsung Heir Lee Jae-Yong Sentenced to 2 Years and 6 Months for Corruption

Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-Yong has been sentenced to two years and six months in prison for misappropriating corporate funds to bribe former...

Former Chairman of China Huarong Asset Management Sentenced to Death for Bribery

A court in the northern coastal city of Tianjin sentenced the former chairman of state-owned China Huarong Asset Management to death on Jan. 5...

Samsung Head Faces 9-Year Prison Sentence

Samsung Electronics Vice-Chairman and de facto leader Lee Jae-yong could face a nine-year prison sentence, following the final hearing on Wednesday In a retrial...

Saudi Women’s Right Activist Sentenced to Nearly Six Years in Prison

A Saudi court on Dec. 28 has sentenced women's rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul to five years and eight months in prison under broad counter-terrorism...

Turkish Court Sentences Journalist Dundar to 27 Years in Absentia for Espionage

A Turkish court sentenced exiled journalist Can Dundar in absentia to 27 years in prison on espionage and terror-related charges for a story and...

Halle Synagogue Gunman Sentenced to Life in Prison

A German court has sentenced accused Stephan Balliet the maximum sentence, on Monday, for killing two people, after a failed attempt to enter a...

Saudi Prosecutor Seeks Maximum Jail Term for Women’s Rights Activist Loujain al-Hathloul

Saudi Arabia’s prosecutor is now seeking a maximum jail term of 20 years for prominent women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul, on Wednesday. Saudi Arabia’s...

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