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Sydney axe attacks: Woman jailed for wounding 7-Eleven customers

Evie Amati randomly struck customers in a Sydney convenience store, leaving two badly injured.

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Ram Rahim Singh: India guru jailed for life over journalist's murder

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, in prison for raping followers, is found guilty of murdering a journalist.

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Carlos Ghosn: Renault 'preparing to replace' jailed boss

Renault is "preparing to replace" the detained executive as chief executive and chairman, reports say.

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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Iran 'tried to get jailed mum to spy on UK'

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's husband says Iran made the offer to his wife in exchange for her freedom.

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Czech pensioner jailed for terror attacks on trains

The 71-year-old Czech felled trees to block railway lines and pretended Islamists were responsible.

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Trump Warns Turkey of Economic Devastation if It Attacks Kurds in Syria

President Donald Trump is warning Turkey it would face economic devastation if it strikes at the Kurds when U.S. forces pull out of ...

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Story of disappeared Saudi power couple spotlights dissident crackdown

Last year, a young Saudi power couple were jailed amid a crackdown led by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. A Twitter thread by an American TV writer who knew the couple has brought renewed attention to their case.

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Thousands raised to free Aboriginal women jailed over debts

A campaign raises huge sums to spare women from serving jail terms over fines they cannot pay.

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Ahmed Douma: Egyptian activist jailed for 15 years at retrial

Ahmed Douma was also fined $335,000 over his alleged role in a protest in Cairo in December 2011.

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South Korea porn: Co-founder of the Soranet site jailed

The woman's site,, hosted thousands of illegal videos, including revenge porn.

Lead accuser of Rep. Jim Jordan over Ohio State wrestling allegations is jailed

Former university wrestler Mike DiSabato was jailed Monday after missing a court hearing Friday. He is due back in court Tuesday.

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Turkey Criticizes US Demands for Syrian Kurds' Safety

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday White House National Security Adviser John Bolton was making "a very serious mistake" in demanding that Ankara guarantee the safety of Kurdish fighters in northeastern Syria before the United States pulls its troops out of the country. Criticizing the remarks Bolton made earlier in the week, ...

Ibrahim al-Jaafari Fast Facts

Read CNN's Ibrahim al-Jaafari Fast Facts and learn more about the life of the foreign minister and former prime minister of Iraq.

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Young Muslims Celebrate with First Somali-American in Congress

On Thursday, the first Muslim women to serve in Congress, Democrats Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan were sworn into office, as inspired young Muslim Americans and refugees watched closely. In the evening, a group of young ...

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Russian law to curb teenage protesters

Russians who encourage children to take part in opposition rallies could be jailed under a new law.

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Ma Jian: China's ex-intelligence chief jailed for life

President Xi's anti-corruption drive has seen more than one million officials punished since 2012.

Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif jailed again for corruption

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been found guilty of fresh corruption charges and sentenced to seven years in prison, a court ruled in Islamabad on Monday.

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Turkey Invites Trump, White House Says Nothing Being Planned

A Turkish official said Monday that U.S. President Donald Trump has accepted Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s invitation to visit the country. Presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin told reporters after a Cabinet meeting that Trump wants to make the trip in 2019 but a date hasn’t been set. The White House confirmed the invitation for ...

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Regional Players Prepare for Imminent US Pullout from Syria

Major players in and around Syria have started positioning their forces as discussions get under way on how to proceed once U.S. forces vacate the country and their fight against the last remnants of the Islamic State terror group's self-proclaimed caliphate. The pace of troop movements, along with diplomatic outreach, intensified Monday, the ...

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Egypt Acquits 43 in NGO Foreign Funding Case Retrial

A court on Thursday acquitted 43 NGO staff accused of receiving illicit foreign funds to stir up unrest during Egypt's 2011 uprising, a judge ...

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