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British-Iranian Woman Jailed in Tehran Begins New Hunger Strike, Husband Says

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was convicted of sedition after her arrest in 2016. Richard Ratcliffe said he would fast outside the country’s embassy in L...

British-Iranian Woman Jailed in Tehran Begins New Hunger Strike, Husband Says

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Husband says British woman held in Iran begins hunger strike LONDON (AP) — The husband of a British-Iranian woman jailed in Tehran for over three years says she has begun a hunger strike to protest her detention. Richard Ratcliffe said Saturday that Nazanin Zag...
14:51 2019-06-15

Jailed former Venezuela interior minister begins hunger strike: legislator A former Venezuelan interior minister who was detained last year is on hunger strike in protest over being held incommunicado for 75 days, an opposition legislator and a source close to the case said ...
02:51 2019-07-12

Jailed British-Iranian aid worker in Iran starts hunger strike: husband A British-Iranian aid worker jailed in Tehran has begun a hunger strike to demand release, her husband said on Saturday, adding he would support her by fasting outside Iran's embassy in London....
20:51 2019-06-15

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: British-Iranian woman ends hunger strike in Tehran jail Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's husband, Richard Ratcliffe, told British media that his wife had eaten some food in prison. The 40-year-old Iranian activist was detained by Iranian authorities on sedition...
02:00 2019-06-30

A British-Iranian Woman and Her Husband Are On Hunger Strike Over Her Imprisonment in Iran As former U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson appears increasingly likely to become Britain’s next Prime Minister, the husband of a British-Iranian charity worker who accuses Johnson of helping...
21:34 2019-06-21

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: British-Iranian woman jailed in Iran goes on hunger strike Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who is being held in a Tehran prison, is refusing food as she marks her daughter's fifth birthday. She was arrested in 2016 after she took her daughter to visit family....
18:17 2019-06-15

Jailed Kurdish militant leader calls for end to hunger strike Jailed militant leader Abdullah Ocalan called for Kurdish lawmakers and thousands of prisoners to end their hunger strike in a statement read by one of his lawyers on Sunday, 200 days after one MP lau...
11:00 2019-05-26

Husband says Zaghari-Ratcliffe ends hunger strike in Iran LONDON (AP) — A British-Iranian woman imprisoned in Iran has ended her hunger strike after 15 days. The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe told the BBC that his wife had eaten some porridge with app...
20:34 2019-06-29

Woman Stuck In Pak After Balakot Strike Reunites With Husband In India Left stranded in Pakistan for three months following the Balakot air strike, a Pakistan-origin woman along with her two children has finally reunited with her husband in India. Married to......
21:51 2019-06-08

Jailed British-Iranian Worker Sent To Hospital Psychiatric Ward In Tehran Jailed British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been transferred from prison to a hospital psychiatric ward, the campaign group seeking to free her said on Wednesday....
16:17 2019-07-17

UAW hourly workers hope for short strike against GM as strike begins Standing in light rain on the first day of the GM strike, UAW workers say they're unified but eager to get a deal brokered.       ...
17:51 2019-09-16

Two Men in ICE Custody Reach Day 72 of Hunger Strike Two Indian asylum seekers detained by U.S. immigration Gurjant Singh and Ajay Kumar have been on hunger strike for 72 days, according to their attorneys. Advocates are concerned for their health....
02:17 2019-09-19

Fan of canceled ‘The OA’ goes on hunger strike outside Netflix HQ It’s one thing to complain on Twitter about your favorite TV show ending. But a fan of the canceled sci-fi mystery series “The OA” has taken her objection to the extreme, vowing a hu...
22:34 2019-08-28

Kurdish MPs, prisoners end hunger strike in Turkey Several Kurdish lawmakers and thousands of prison inmates in Turkey have ended their hunger strike, heeding a call from jailed militant leader Abdullah Ocalan, MPs said on Sunday, 200 days after the p...
17:51 2019-05-26

U.K. Couple End Joint Hunger Strike Over Her Detention in Iran Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian national, has been imprisoned in Tehran since 2016. Her husband camped out in front of the Iranian Embassy in London to demand her release....
13:01 2019-06-29

She’s on a Hunger Strike in an Iranian Jail. He’s Joining In, From London. The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has been held in Iran since 2016, has camped out in front of the Iranian Embassy to demand her release....
19:00 2019-06-19

Prisoners end hunger strike for Kurdish leader in Turkey A Kurdish politician has announced the end of a hunger strike by prisoners demanding improved conditions for Abdullah Ocalan, the imprisoned leader of an outlawed Kurdish rebel group....
20:34 2019-05-26

Abdullah Öcalan supporters end hunger strike after request Thousands of inmates in Turkish prisons and politicians have ended their hunger strike, after a call from jailed Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Öcalan. They had been protesting his jail conditions....
11:34 2019-05-27

Nigerian man dies after hunger strike in Japan detention center A Nigerian man died in a Japanese immigration detention center this week, an official said on Thursday, bringing to an end a hunger strike an activist group said was intended to protest against his be...
12:51 2019-06-28

Saudi blogger Raif Badawi goes on prison hunger strike Saudi dissident Raif Badawi has started a hunger strike as the conditions of his imprisonment have reportedly worsened. The blogger had been arrested and lashed for insulting the country's strict inte...
11:51 2019-09-20

'People should be terrified': one teen's hunger strike over the climate crisis Giovanni Tamacas starved himself for 10 days in the US capital to protest about a ‘criminally complicit’ government’s inactionFood shortages, social disruption and riots. That’s the future 19-year-old...
10:00 2019-08-09

Congress, BJP Leaders On Hunger Strike Over Death Of Driver In Rajasthan A hunger strike by a Congress and a BJP lawmaker protesting the death of a tractor driver under mysterious circumstances in Rajasthan's Tonk district entered third day today....
17:17 2019-06-03

Husband of aid worker jailed in Iran says his wife is being used as ‘bargaining chip’ Richard Ratcliffe calls what Iran is doing “hostage diplomacy.” He has been on a hunger strike for 12 days. Camped outside the Iranian Embassy in London, his message is simple: His wife, Nazanin Zagha...
22:17 2019-06-27

Kurdish MPs, inmates end hunger strike in Turkey after militant leader call Several Kurdish lawmakers and thousands of prison inmates in Turkey have ended their hunger strike after a call from jailed militant leader Abdullah Ocalan, one of the MPs said on Sunday, 200 days aft...
14:17 2019-05-26

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe ends her two-week hunger strike in Iran Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe -- the British-Iranian charity worker who has been jailed in Iran for more than three years on spying charges -- has broken her hunger strike, her husband Richard Ratcliffe c...
18:51 2019-06-29

Congress Workers To Go On Hunger Strike To Urge Rahul Gandhi To Stay On Congress workers in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur are set to go on a hunger strike on Saturday to urge party president Rahul Gandhi to not resign from the post....
01:00 2019-06-29

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe ends Iran prison hunger strike Husband also ends strike outside Iranian embassy in London after wife takes foodThe imprisoned British-Iranian woman Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has ended her hunger strike after 15 days.Her husband, Ri...
13:17 2019-06-29

Three jailed after husband fell to his death during flat burglary in north London The widow of a man who plunged to his death from his third-floor flat during a "terrifying" burglary spoke of her devastation as three people were jailed for their involvement....
04:00 2019-08-30

'Save Narmada' Activist Medha Patkar Ends Hunger Strike After Talks Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) leader Medha Patkar on Monday night ended her nine-day-long hunger strike after discussions with Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath's emissary and former chief......
02:00 2019-09-03

Hunger strike ends after agreement is reached on Indigenous Peoples’ space in Ottawa Polson was protesting the fact the Algonquin Nation was not an equal partner in the redevelopment of the building in the former U.S. Embassy, which is meant to become a centre known as the Indigenous ...
05:17 2019-07-03

Algerian political activist Kamel Eddine Fekhar dies on hunger strike ALGIERS, Algeria — An Algerian human rights militant who went on a hunger strike after being jailed in March in the southern city of Ghardaia has died. The lawyer for Kamel Eddine Fekhar, a doctor in ...
20:34 2019-05-29

Nawaz Sharif Denied Home Cooked Food, Daughter Warns Of Hunger Strike PML-N leader Maryam Nawaz on Monday threatened to stage a hunger strike outside Kot Lakhpat jail in Lahore if her father and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was denied provision of homecooked food....
07:17 2019-07-09

‘I have a lot of hope now’: Wife of jailed Saudi blogger hails Pence’s call for husband’s release The wife of jailed Saudi dissident Raif Badawi said U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence gave her hope Thursday when he called on Saudi Arabia to free her husband....
06:34 2019-07-19

British-Iranian Woman Is Moved From Tehran Jail to Psychiatric Hospital Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has been detained since 2016, was transferred this week. Her family said they were concerned as she had been out of contact for days....
18:17 2019-07-17

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: British-Iranian woman moved to Tehran mental ward The family of a jailed British-Iranian woman says she has been taken to the psychiatric ward of a hospital in Tehran. The case has fueled tensions between Iran and the UK amid attempts to salvage a 20...
10:51 2019-07-17

Amazon workers' Prime Day strike begins in Minnesota Amazon workers in Minnesota and Germany are striking as Prime Day kicks off, in a stand against working conditions and wage practices. The action in Minnesota represents the first major strike of Amaz...
21:51 2019-07-15

Samantha Ford: Depressed mother who drowned twins 'to punish husband' jailed for 10 years A mother suffering from acute depression, who drowned her 23-month-old twins in the bath following the breakdown of her marriage, has been jailed for 10 years....
03:34 2019-08-17

US policeman jailed over killing of Australian woman Mohamed Noor has been sentenced for the 2017 killing of Justine Damond, an unarmed Australian woman who called 911. The sentence was in line with state guidelines, but some also wonder if race was an ...
22:34 2019-06-07

Neo-Nazi jailed for killing woman after ploughing car into protesters A SELF-described neo-Nazi who murdered a woman when he crashed his car into a crowd of counterprotesters after a 2017 white supremacist rally has been sentenced to life in prison....
23:00 2019-06-28

Woman jailed for murdering daughters who 'got in way' of love life Louise Porton described as ‘evil’ and ‘calculated’ for killing three-year-old and 17-month-old girlsA mother who murdered her two young daughters 18 days apart after they “got in the way” of her livin...
20:17 2019-08-02

Applause as Indonesia pardons woman jailed after reporting harassment Indonesia's parliament approved on Thursday an amnesty for a woman who was jailed after recording lewd phone calls from her boss in a case that has caused outrage and warnings that it could discourage...
09:01 2019-07-25

Indonesian woman jailed for reporting harassment to seek amnesty JAKARTA – An Indonesian woman sentenced to prison for reporting her employer for sexual harassment said on Monday she will ask President Joko Widodo for an amnesty. The Supreme Court last week j...
03:17 2019-07-09

Woman to remain jailed in identical twin sister’s slaying CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman accused of stabbing her identical twin to death during a street fight will remain jailed until her trial on aggravated manslaughter charges. A state judge issued...
04:34 2019-06-28

Woman admits to killing husband with dagger during foreplay HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A West Virginia woman has admitted to fatally stabbing her husband in the back with a 14-inch decorative dagger while the two were roughhousing as a part of sexual foreplay. The Hu...
14:17 2019-07-09

Drunk SC woman assaulted husband because he denied her A/C: cops A South Carolina woman attacked her husband with a glass jar on Tuesday because he stopped her from driving to an air-conditioned hotel with their children while intoxicated, police said....
12:00 2019-05-30

Woman Leaves Husband Who Was 'Obsessed' With UPSC Exam, "Ignored" Her The woman said during counselling that her husband remained confined to himself while preparing for competitive examinations. She said he remained indifferent towards her during their cohabitation....
12:00 2019-08-31

Florida woman arrested after turning in her husband’s guns A Florida woman was arrested after she brought her estranged husband’s guns to the cops in fear he would use them against her. Courtney Irby, 32, made the move after her husband, Joseph Irby, was take...
09:51 2019-06-23

Florida woman accused of murdering her husband was once his stepdaughter: report The Florida woman accused of stabbing her husband, a former Memphis Grizzlies executive, to death was previously his stepdaughter, according to a report....
16:51 2019-06-10

Florida woman arrested for grabbing husband’s penis too forcefully She’s a real ball-breaker. A sex-hungry Florida woman was busted for allegedly grabbing her husband’s genitals “with such force that the victim crumpled over and had trouble walking,” police said, acc...
19:00 2019-07-24

Florida woman charged with giving husband’s guns to police LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida woman who claimed her husband tried to run her down with a car is facing charges herself for taking guns from his apartment. Lakeland Police say 32-year...
23:17 2019-06-22

Florida woman arrested after turning in estranged husband's gun a day after he tried to run her over: reports A Florida woman was reportedly arrested after taking firearms from her estranged husband’s home to turn into police, a day after he allegedly tried to run over her....
07:17 2019-06-23

Woman Gives Estranged Husband's Guns To Cops. They Arrested Her For Theft It had been a day since Courtney Taylor Irby's husband had been arrested and accused of running her off the road, and now she was testifying that she feared for her safety....
06:00 2019-06-24

Woman allegedly tried to catch husband cheating by faking own murder A Utah woman faces charges after she tried to catch her husband cheating by faking her own murder, authorities said. Rebecca Nielson, 44, of Bluffdale, was arrested Tuesday after she stole her husband...
10:51 2019-06-29

Woman accused of murdering husband tells cops, ‘He was trying to kill me’ A Washington woman was reportedly arrested and charged with killing her husband Sunday, but she claimed it was done in self defense — telling police “he was trying to kill me.” Stephanie W...
15:51 2019-09-18

Student jailed for 12 years for violent rape of woman in her 60s yards from Piccadilly Circus A student who abducted a grandmother just yards away from Piccadilly Circus and subjected her to a horrifying 12-minute rape ordeal has been jailed for 12 years....
10:51 2019-06-21

Fed Up Of Abuse, Woman Kills Husband, Walks To Cops With Severed Head The mother of five - two sons and three daughters - allegedly attacked her husband with a machete and walked nearly five kilometres to the nearest police station carrying his severed head in a plastic...
10:51 2019-05-30

North Carolina woman used rose pruner to cut husband’s penis off: 911 call The North Carolina woman accused of cutting her husband’s penis off used a rose pruner to carry out the heinous attack — as a “message against sinning … and fornication,”...
05:34 2019-09-12

Massive search for California woman, dog who vanished near campground as husband parked Authorities continued on Monday to search for a hiker whose husband reported she and their dog "vanished" from a campground while he was moving their vehicle....
19:17 2019-07-15

Husband Killed In Ethiopian Air Crash, Woman Sues Boeing For $276 Million A French woman whose husband was killed in the March crash of a Boeing 737 MAX airliner in Ethiopia has filed a U.S. lawsuit against the planemaker seeking at least $276 million in damages, her lawyer...
19:17 2019-05-21

Odisha Woman Alleges Husband Gave Her Triple Talaq: Official A Muslim woman from the Soro area in Odisha's Balasore district has lodged a complaint with the administration, accusing her husband of giving her triple talaq on Monday, the auspicious day of......
04:00 2019-08-14

Woman's Ex-Husband and His New Girlfriend Ordered to Pay $3.2 Million in Revenge Porn Case In August, Elizabeth Ann Clark sued her ex-husband Adam Matthew Clark and his new girlfriend for stalking, cyberstalking, revenge porn, and libelous comments, which included allegedly posting fake per...
08:34 2019-08-28

Israeli woman Dalal Da'ud freed 18 years after killing abusive husband An Israeli parole board on Wednesday agreed to cut a prison term and set free an Israeli-Arab woman who killed her abusive husband nearly 20 years ago....
23:17 2019-06-19

British woman who killed abusive husband with hammer won't face a retrial A British woman who served almost 10 years in prison for killing her abusive husband with a hammer will not face a retrial, a judge has ruled, after her murder conviction was quashed in February....
18:00 2019-06-07

Jury selection begins at Chinese woman's Mar-a-Lago trespassing trial A judge urged potential jurors to ignore their feelings about President Donald Trump's Florida resort, even if they "think it should be blown up," in order to fairly decide the fate of a Chinese natio...
22:00 2019-09-09

Trial Begins For Woman Accused In Murder-For-Hire Death Of UK Grad DALLAS (NBCDFW/LEX 18) – The capital murder trial has begun for the woman accused of hiring a hit man to kill a woman with Kentucky connections. Brenda Delgado, 36, faces life in prison if convi...
21:34 2019-06-03

Sheriff's deputies in North Carolina are unsure why a woman tied up her husband and castrated him Victoria Frabutt, 56, is in jail after "severing her husband's penis," according to the Carteret County Sheriff's Office.        ...
16:00 2019-09-11

Woman awarded $3.2 million in revenge-porn lawsuit against Army officer ex-husband and his girlfriend A North Carolina woman won a $3.2 million judgment Monday against her Army officer ex-husband and his girlfriend, also a military officer, in a revenge-porn lawsuit. ...
13:34 2019-08-28

Florida woman who turned in estranged husband’s guns faces trespassing charge, other counts dropped A Florida woman who was arrested after taking her ex-husband's guns from his home after a domestic dispute and turning them over to police will be charged with misdemeanor trespassing instead of theft...
06:17 2019-07-04

Skip school and strike: Students across the US will join Global Climate Strike marches High school students concerned about climate change will walk out of school Friday to join Global Climate Strike marches.        ...
14:51 2019-09-20

South Western Railway strike: Thousands of commuters brace for second day of travel chaos as rail strike continues Thousands of commuters are bracing for a second day of travel chaos as South Western Railway (SWR) staff continue a strike over the role of train guards....
08:17 2019-06-19

British Airways strike: Thousands of angry customers vent fury over cancelled flights due to strike action British Airways has been inundated with messages from angry customers after thousands of passengers received emails overnight to say their flights had been cancelled....
12:34 2019-08-24

In Tehran, specter of war met with more defiance than fear People in Tehran speak in hushed tones about what the coming days may bring. As geopolitical tensions crank up, talk of imminent conflict with the United States is widespread on the streets of Iran's ...
21:00 2019-05-21

Iran-US conflict: Tehran's asymmetrical approach As tensions between the US and Iran escalate, it appears Washington has backed down and Tehran is in control. The Iranian regime is using an unconventional military strategy to steer the Trump adminis...
08:34 2019-06-24

Opinion: In Tehran, diplomatic hope dies last German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas' Iran trip made clear that Europe’s role in the Middle East is little more than that of a well-meaning extra. Yet these diplomatic efforts are still important, says ...
09:17 2019-06-11

Iran's supreme leader says Tehran will not be bullied by US Speaking on the 30th anniversary of the death of Grand Ayatollah Khomeini, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said "resistance has a cost, but the cost of surrendering to the enemy is higher." He also critici...
00:00 2019-06-05

Tehran shuts hundreds of restaurants for flouting Islam Iranian police raided and shut hundreds of eateries over a 10-day period for not observing "Islamic principles." Tehran's morality police force was recently bolstered in attempt to enforce strict dres...
19:51 2019-06-09

Iranian Tanker Seen Near Syria ‘Unloaded Its Cargo,’ Tehran Says Western nations had tried to prevent the Adrian Darya 1 from delivering 2.1 million barrels of oil to President Bashar al-Assad’s government in Syria....
23:34 2019-09-09

Tehran closes 547 restaurants for breaking 'Islamic principles’ Iranian police close venues for crimes ranging from ‘playing illegal music’ to ‘debauchery’Iranian police have shut down 547 restaurants and cafes in Tehran for not observing “Islamic principles”, the...
04:34 2019-06-09

Tehran tense as Iran awaits Trump's next move The prospect of US retaliatory strikes has loomed over Iranian conversation for days. But with daily problems so desperate, reactions in Tehran to escalating tensions with the US have been somewhat mu...
00:00 2019-06-22

UK should be 'scared' of Tehran's response over tanker, cleric says: Fars Britain should be "scared" about Tehran's possible retaliation for the capture of an Iranian supertanker by Royal Marines in Gibraltar, the Fars semi-official news agency on Saturday reported an Irani...
02:17 2019-07-07

Iran's Khamenei: Tehran will not abandon its missile program Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday that Tehran would not be "deceived" by U.S. President Donald Trump’s offer of negotiations and would not give up its missile program....
18:51 2019-06-04

The Latest: Iran’s president meets with German FM in Tehran The Latest: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has met with Germany’s top diplomat amid heightened tensions over the country’s unravelling nuclear accord with world powers...
06:01 2019-06-11

Heiko Maas in Tehran: Why Germany can't concede too much to Iran German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has held talks with his Iranian counterpart, Javad Zarif, in Tehran, in a bid to ease tensions in the Persian Gulf. But experts say the visit is unlikely to produce ...
18:17 2019-06-10

Japan PM Shinzo Abe in Tehran to defuse US-Iran tensions Shinzo Abe is the first Japanese prime minister to visit Iran in over four decades. The trip comes amid escalating tensions in the Persian Gulf, as the US tries to cut off Iran from its main oil custo...
17:51 2019-06-12

Iranian president says Tehran will increase uranium enrichment ‘as much as we want’ The country has repeatedly threatened to increase enrichment beyond the level allowed under the 2015 nuclear deal unless it receives some relief from U.S. sanctions....
03:34 2019-07-04

South Western Railway strike: passengers complain of 'chronic overcrowding' in trains on day three of strike Commuters are facing a fresh bout of travel chaos as the third day of South Western Railway (SWR) staff's strike over the role of train guards gets underway....
23:51 2019-06-20

Here’s What We Know About the New Hunger Games Prequel It’s been more than 10 years since author Suzanne Collins published the first book in the Hunger Games trilogy and kickstarted a global phenomenon that became one of the most lucrative film fran...
10:34 2019-06-18

Sanchez has the 'same hunger as when I was a child' "New Inter signing Alexis Sanchez insists that he can rediscover his best form following his move to San Siro after an unhappy spell at Manchester United."...
17:00 2019-09-04

Tehran Orders Crackdown as Wealthy Use Ambulances to Beat Traffic Celebrities and even private tutors pay large sums of money use emergency vehicles to escape traffic in one of world’s worst cities for traffic jams....
11:00 2019-08-24

Tehran, US Tension A "Clash Of Wills", Says Iran Guard Official The standoff between Iran and the United States is a "clash of wills", a senior commander of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday, suggesting any enemy "adventurism" would meet a......
16:34 2019-05-23

Iraq sending teams to Tehran, Washington to try to calm tensions: PM Iraq will send delegations to Washington and Tehran to help "halt tension" amid fears of a confrontation between the United States and Iran in the Middle East, Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on ...
23:17 2019-05-21

US pushes to 'starve' Iranian military after Tehran rebuffs talks U.S. officials imposed sanctions on two Iranian military technology networks, undermining the regime’s ballistic missile supply chain days after Tehran rebuffed talks with President Trump....
18:00 2019-08-29

Tehran Tries to Show High Costs of U.S.'s 'Maximum Pressure' Campaign As the Trump administration has worked to choke off Iran’s oil exports and strangle its economy, Tehran has sought to remind America and its allies of the risks a Persian Gulf conflict poses to global...
23:51 2019-09-17

Iran cleric: Tehran enriching uranium, but not for nuclear weapons Senior Iranian cleric Ayatollah Movahedi Kermani said Friday the Iranian government will keep moving away from the 2015 nuclear deal, enriching uranium at levels that have already exceeded the limit a...
19:34 2019-07-05

Former Tehran mayor confesses to killing wife, hands himself into police Mohammad Ali Najafi, a confidant of President Hassan Rouhani, turned himself in to authorities on Tuesday, telling them that he killed his second of two wives, Mitra Najafi....
22:51 2019-05-29

Iran's president says Trump has stepped back from threats against Tehran Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called the U.S. administration "novice politicians with naive ideas", saying President Donald Trump had stepped back from his threats against Tehran after military aid...
15:17 2019-05-21

Japan's Shinzo Abe In Tehran Mission To Ease Iran-US Tensions Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected in Tehran on Wednesday for a rare diplomatic mission, hoping to ease tensions between the Islamic republic and Tokyo's key ally Washington....
12:00 2019-06-12

Japan Intervenes in U.S.-Iran Dispute With Planned Abe Visit to Tehran Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will attempt to mediate the dispute between the U.S. and Iran over Tehran’s nuclear program, a rare international diplomatic move by a Japanese leader....
16:51 2019-06-06

| Trump vows new Iran sanctions, Tehran warns US against attack US President Donald Trump has pledged to hit Iran with "major" new sanctions as Tehran warned Washington that any attack would see its interests across the Middle East go up in flames....
11:34 2019-06-23

Iran's deputy foreign minister says Tehran has not lost any drones Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi denied on Friday that Iran had lost a drone in the Strait of Hormuz after the United States said that a U.S. Navy ship had "destroyed" an Iranian drone....
08:34 2019-07-19

Senior German diplomat in Tehran for nuclear deal talks BERLIN (AP) — A senior German diplomat is in Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal of the U.S. and increasing pressure from Washingto...
12:17 2019-05-23

Before The Hunger Games: the best book prequels As Suzanne Collins announces a prequel to her bestselling trilogy, Lucy Mangan picks the most successful new beginningsDelighted cries rang out like the song of so many mockingjays when it was announc...
13:17 2019-07-01

Europe demands Iran reverse course as Tehran violates the nuclear deal Drew Angerer/Getty Images The European signatories fighting to save the Iran nuclear deal in the wake of America's unilateral withdrawal last year expressed concern in response to repeated violations...
12:51 2019-07-08

U.S. blames Iran for attack on oil tankers, Tehran calls accusation alarming Iran said on Friday it was alarming and wrong of the United States to blame Tehran for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf, after an incident that has raised concerns about a new co...
14:51 2019-06-14

Iran rules out talks as Trump blames Tehran for Saudi oil attack Iran's supreme leader on Tuesday ruled out talks with Washington after President Donald Trump blamed Tehran for a crippling attack on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities....
16:17 2019-09-17

Iran rules out talks as Trump links Tehran to Saudi oil attack Iran's supreme leader on Tuesday ruled out talks with Washington after President Donald Trump blamed Tehran for an attack on Saudi oil facilities that knocked out half the kingdom's output....
13:51 2019-09-17

Nuclear watchdog chief to meet top Iranian officials in Tehran on Sunday The acting chief of the U.N. nuclear watchdog policing Iran's nuclear deal with major powers, Cornel Feruta, will meet senior Iranian officials in Tehran on Sunday, a spokesman for the International A...
18:34 2019-09-06

Tehran fumes as Britain seizes Iranian oil tanker over Syria sanctions British Royal Marines seized a giant Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday for trying to take oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step that drew Tehran's fury and could escalat...
19:34 2019-07-04

Official warns Tehran could seize UK oil tanker if Iranian ship not released A senior commander with Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps warned Friday that it would be Tehran's "duty" to seize a British oil tanker if the Iranian tanker being held in Gibraltar is not released....
19:00 2019-07-05

Hunger Games prequel book and possible movie on the way Suzanne Collins has written a book set in Panem 64 years before the original dystopian trilogy and Lionsgate has confirmed interest in adapting it for the big screenSuzanne Collins is writing a preque...
19:34 2019-06-17

Fighting Hunger in the Klamath River Basin Wednesday: Native Americans have some of the nation’s highest rates of food insecurity. Also: Another round of California v. Trump; and a special Berkeley cafe....
05:34 2019-08-15

'Hunger Games' prequel novel coming in 2020 A decade after seemingly wrapping up "The Hunger Games," Suzanne Collins is bringing readers back to Panem. A prequel, set 64 years before the beginning of her multimillion-selling trilogy, is coming ...
20:00 2019-06-17

Players Hold Power Over the N.C.A.A., if They Feel the Hunger College athletes, who have had to settle for hollow victories in court, have the leverage to overhaul a system of sham amateurism and reap their share of the riches they bring....
19:17 2019-05-22

Tehran Denies Trump's Claim That US Naval Vessel Destroyed Iranian Drone Tehran on Friday denied that the United States had downed one of its drones, saying all Iranian aircraft were accounted for and jesting Washington may have accidentally hit their own machine....
13:17 2019-07-19

Iran airs video of drone shooting; Donald Trump warns Tehran The Iranian government on Friday disputed a claim that the U.S. Navy shot down an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz -- a position that again brought a steely warning from U.S. President Donald Tru...
20:17 2019-07-19

Trump tells Iran 'be careful' after Tehran vows to boost uranium enrichment U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday said Iran "better be careful," hours after Tehran announced it would shortly boost its uranium enrichment above a cap set by a landmark 2015 nuclear deal....
00:34 2019-07-08

Bolton tries to assure Iran hawks jolted by Trump's olive branch to Tehran President Trump’s willingness to meet with Iranian leaders does not imply any easing of the maximum pressure campaign, according to a top White House adviser....
03:34 2019-08-29

Trump threatens ‘official end to Iran’ as he vows he’ll never let Tehran acquire nuclear weapons SHADES OF FIRE AND FURY: It’s not clear who fired the Katyusha rocket that landed near the U.S. embassy in Baghdad yesterday, but shortly afterward, President Trump put Iran on notice, tweeting, “If I...
14:51 2019-05-21

Iraq sending teams to Tehran, Washington to calm tensions: prime minister Iraq will send delegations to Washington and Tehran to help "halt tension" amid fears of a confrontation between the United States and Iran in the Middle East, Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on ...
15:17 2019-05-21

Tehran Authorities Released Four Women Who Were Arrested For Sneaking Into A Soccer Match Dressed Like Men On Saturday, Iranian authorities released four women on bail who were arrested for trying to circumvent the ban on women entering soccer stadiums in the country by dressing as men, according to a rese...
14:00 2019-08-19

Iran’s foreign minister says the US, which launched an ‘economic war’ against Tehran, ‘cannot expect to stay safe’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister says the US, which launched an ‘economic war’ against Tehran, ‘cannot expect to stay safe’ The post Iran’s foreign minis...
11:51 2019-06-10

A Senior German Diplomat Is in Iran Trying to Convince Tehran to Stick to the Nuclear Deal (BERLIN) — A senior German diplomat headed Thursday to Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal of the U.S. and increasing pressur...
18:34 2019-05-23

British Airways strike latest: Heathrow Terminal 5 reduced to 'ghost town' by 48-hour pilots' strike British Airways' Terminal 5 Heathrow base was a "ghost town" today as its worst ever pilots' strike grounded all but five of its scheduled 850 flights....
18:00 2019-09-09

Borussia Dortmund show hunger for big occasion but must sustain it Barcelona's arrival gave Borussia Dortmund the chance to show themselves to be as good as they think they are. Facing the best certainly brought out the best in BVB on Tuesday but the challenge remain...
00:51 2019-09-18

821 Million People Suffered From Hunger, Malnutrition In 2018: UN More than 821 million people suffered from hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition worldwide last year, the United Nations reported Monday -- the third year in a row that the number has risen....
20:51 2019-07-15

APNewsBreak: ‘Hunger Games’ prequel novel coming in 2020 NEW YORK (AP) — Suzanne Collins has a new “Hunger Games” novel coming out, a prequel set 64 years before the start of her multimillion-selling trilogy. The book, currently untitled, is to ...
14:17 2019-06-17

Tehran will 'take a strong step' away from nuclear deal if Europe doesn't offer new terms, Iran says Iran will "take a strong step" away from its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers if Europe cannot offer the country new terms by a deadline at the end of this week, a government spokesman said Monday ...
12:34 2019-09-02

Iran's foreign minister invited to White House, Tehran decided against visit: report Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif reportedly received an invitation to meet President Trump in the White House last month but Tehran decided against such meeting....
18:51 2019-08-03

U.S. prods Iran for talks to ease Gulf tensions; Tehran dismisses sanctions threat U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was not seeking war with Tehran after a senior Iranian military commander warned any conflict in the Gulf region could spread uncontrollably and threaten ...
01:34 2019-06-24

Trump slaps sanctions on Iran's national bank after Saudi attack, says Tehran is ‘broke’ President Trump announced Friday that the U.S. is slapping sanctions on Iran’s national bank, after the administration blamed Tehran for a recent attack on Saudi oil facilities -- with Trump declaring...
10:17 2019-09-21

CHEAP: Live your ‘Hunger Games’ fantasies with a kickass Nerf Bow for only $24 Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Summer’s here. That means a few things: sunshine, chilling in the park, cold brews, and hanging out with your fr...
22:00 2019-07-06

Study offers strategies for addressing hunger through sustainable agriculture A new study has offered several strategies for ending hunger without expanding agriculture, releasing additional CO2 or putting more stress on the planet's resources....
08:00 2019-09-12

The decade's hottest stocks show hunger for tech companies Almost 400 companies are now valued at more than $1 billion according to a new list of the most profitable companies. Find out what $100 in stock would have bought you in 2000 versus now....
23:00 2019-09-03

World Hunger Is On the Rise and ‘Climate Shocks’ Are Partly to Blame, UN Says A staggering 2 billion people around the world don’t have enough nutritious food to eat, and climate shocks like drought, heat waves, and extreme rainfall have played a large role in their plight, acc...
22:51 2019-07-16

Taylor Swift: ‘Pop music can feel like it’s The Hunger Games, and like we’re gladiators’ The singer spills on feuds, fame, failure – and why she’s taking on the presidentTaylor Swift’s Nashville apartment is an Etsy fever dream, a 365-days-a-year Christmas shop, pure teenage girl id. You ...
08:00 2019-08-24

World hunger on the rise as 820m at risk, UN report finds Eliminating hunger by 2030 is an immense challenge, say heads of UN agenciesMore than 820 million people worldwide are still going hungry, according to a UN report that says reaching the target of zer...
20:00 2019-07-15

Suzanne Collins wrote a Hunger Games prequel and it's out in less than a year You thought The Hunger Games were finished? You fool. We live in the age of IP, meaning that every day brings us another viable property to resurrect, repackage, and, if you’re J.K. Rowling, ruin for ...
20:01 2019-06-17

On College Basketball: Players Hold Power Over the N.C.A.A., if They Feel the Hunger College athletes, who have had to settle for hollow victories in court, have the leverage to overhaul a system of sham amateurism and reap their share of the riches they bring....
03:00 2019-05-22

Worsening World Hunger Affects 821 Million, Says United Nations More than 821 million people suffered from hunger worldwide last year, the United Nations reported Monday -- the third year in a row that the number has risen....
02:17 2019-07-16

The Hunger Games Is Getting a Prequel Novel, Set During the 'Dark Days' of Panem [Updated] We’re going back to the arena. Scholastic has announced a new The Hunger Games prequel novel from Suzanne Collins, set decades before the events of the original books and films. Read more......
03:51 2019-06-18

APNewsBreak: Theme park to star ‘Hunger Games,’ ‘Twilight’ LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lionsgate will open what it calls the world’s first vertical theme park featuring high-tech experiences that will place guests inside some of the studio’s top films, inc...
13:00 2019-05-22

Japanese prime minister and Trump ally Shinzo Abe visits Tehran to help ease US-Iran tensions Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe landed in Iran on Wednesday in a bid to ease tensions between Washington and Tehran, just hours after Iran-backed rebels in Yemen fired a missile at Saudi airport....
18:17 2019-06-12

Iranian atomic agency spokesman says Tehran will increase uranium enrichment levels ‘based on the country’s needs’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian atomic agency spokesman says Tehran will increase uranium enrichment levels ‘based on the country’s needs’ The post Iranian atomic agency spokesman says T...
14:17 2019-06-17

World hunger continues to rise due to conflict, climate change, says UN report Conflict, climate change and weak economic growth are leaving more people without enough to eat, a UN report warning of starvation and famine says. Most of the world's chronic hungry live in Asia and ...
17:51 2019-07-15

Nearly half of all child deaths in Africa stem from hunger, study shows Almost 60 million children deprived of food despite continent’s economic growth, in what is ‘fundamentally a political problem’One in three African children are stunted and hunger accounts for almost ...
15:34 2019-06-05

Severe hunger threatens millions in Somalia as climate emergency deepens Aid efforts to help communities struggling to recover from drought compounded by continuing conflict, aggravated by al-ShabaabSomalia faces a new humanitarian crisis with more than 2 million people no...
15:00 2019-08-29

UN boosts humanitarian appeal to help tackle Zimbabwe’s ‘worst-ever’ hunger crisis With Zimbabwe now experiencing its “worst-ever hunger crisis”, the UN food relief agency has revised its humanitarian appeal to step up food assistance to people most affected by drought, flooding, an...
18:34 2019-08-07

Theme park to bring ‘Hunger Games,’ ‘Twilight’ to life this summer LOS ANGELES — Some of Lionsgate’s most popular film franchises from “Hunger Games” to “Twilight” will be brought to life when the studio opens what it calls the worldR...
13:51 2019-05-23

Hunger-striking Greek extremist wins new hope of jail leave ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A lawyer for a Greek far-left extremist jailed for 11 murders says Greece’s supreme court has ordered lower judges to reconsider his request for a temporary leave from pris...
12:17 2019-05-23

Nurse Hitchhikes to Help Girl Whose Photo Drew Attention to Hunger in Venezuela Many who saw the picture of Anailin Nava, a 2-year-old girl suffering from malnutrition, wanted to help. One nurse packed some food and hitchhiked to her home....
15:01 2019-05-21

10th annual Hunger Walk raises money for food bank TUCSON – The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona held their 10th annual hunger walk at the Kino Sports Complex Saturday morning. Around 1,400 people were estimated to have participated in th...
05:00 2019-09-15

‘Happy Hunger Games!’ A Prequel to the Blockbuster Series Will Hit Bookstores in 2020 (NEW YORK) — A decade after seemingly wrapping up The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins is bringing readers back to Panem. A prequel, set 64 years before the beginning of her multimillion-selling tr...
21:51 2019-06-17

‘Hunger Games’ author relaunches franchise with ‘Dark Days’ prequel Suzanne Collins is still hungry. A decade after closing the book on her “Hunger Games” saga, the author is reviving her best-selling young adult franchise with a prequel set 64 years befor...
17:17 2019-06-17

Shinzo Abe arrives in Tehran to ease US-Iran tensions, first Japanese premier to visit since 1979 Islamic Revolution TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Shinzo Abe arrives in Tehran to ease US-Iran tensions, first Japanese premier to visit since 1979 Islamic Revolution. The post Shinzo Abe arrives in Tehran to ease US-Iran tensions...
13:34 2019-06-12

Hunger in Yemen: WFP considers aid suspension in face of repeated interference by some Houthi leaders The UN emergency food relief agency said on Monday that without full access and “freedom to decide” who receives lifesaving aid, in Houthi rebel-controlled areas of Yemen, it could be forced to implem...
20:34 2019-05-21

The first trailer for Netflix's 'The I-Land' isn't like Fyre Fest at all, but a cross between 'The Matrix' and 'The Hunger Games' Netflix's first teaser for the upcoming thriller series "I-Land" made it seem like a riff on the disastrous Fyre Festival. But the full-length trailer reveals a plot much more similar to "The Matrix"...
15:00 2019-08-30

North Carolina Village Used as District 12 in Hunger Games Movie Now a ‘Historic Place’ (RALEIGH, N.C.) — What would the folks in the Capitol think? District 12 is now on the National Register of Historic Places. The Henry River Mill Village, which served as the home of the three m...
06:17 2019-06-22

Britain seizes Iranian oil tanker headed to Syria, furious Tehran summons British ambassador over 'destructive' action Iran has summoned the British ambassador in Tehran as the regime fumes after Britain seized an Iranian tanker on Thursday believed to be violating the European Union sections by providing crude oil to...
14:00 2019-07-05

Lionsgate cancels plans for big John Wick/Mad Men/Hunger Games attraction in Times Square According to Variety, movie studio Lionsgate has announced that it’s dropping a plan to make a ridiculous “indoor entertainment center” in New York’s Times Square that would’ve been like Disney World ...
01:00 2019-07-08

World ‘off track’ to meet most Sustainable Development Goals on hunger, food security and nutrition Key parts of the Global Goals agenda linked to achieving zero-hunger are “off-track”, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Thursday, in an appeal for much greater public investment i...
22:17 2019-07-18

Friday’s Daily Brief: hunger in North Korea, human rights in Iran, updates on DR Congo and Benin This Friday, we cover: a worrying food crisis in the Democratic Republic of North Korea; attacks against civilians in DR Congo; outrage after the execution of child offenders in Iran; concerns over a ...
20:34 2019-05-21

Over 820 million people suffering from hunger; new UN report reveals stubborn realities of ‘immense’ global challenge After nearly a decade of progress, the number of people who suffer from hunger has slowly increased over the past three years, with about one in every nine people globally suffering from hunger today,...
10:00 2019-07-16

Intel’s Naveen Rao thinks AI will transform health, solve world hunger, and support space travel During a discussion at Amazon's re:MARS conference, Intel's Naveen Rao spoke about machine learning's rapid progress and the fields it might transform.Read More...
07:51 2019-06-06

Artificial intelligence summit focuses on fighting hunger, climate crisis and transition to ‘smart sustainable cities’ Artificial intelligence, or AI, is at the forefront of fighting hunger, mitigating the climate crisis and facilitating “the transition to smart sustainable cities", said the chief of the UN agency whi...
23:17 2019-05-28

Iran’s Khamenei says while Tehran doesn’t want an atomic bomb, ‘America could not do anything’ to stop Iran if it did TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Khamenei says while Tehran doesn’t want an atomic bomb, ‘America could not do anything’ to stop Iran if it did. The post Iran’s Khamenei says w...
12:00 2019-06-13

North Korean families facing deep ‘hunger crisis’ after worst harvest in 10 years, UN food assessment shows More than 10 million North Koreans are suffering “severe food shortages” after the worst harvest in a decade, according to a United Nations food security assessment released on Friday....
16:51 2019-05-21

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Mandela Day, war waning in Yemen? Deadly monsoon rains, zero hunger hopes fade, fifth anniversary of MH17 crash In today’s Daily Brief: World celebrates Nelson Mandela; Security Council hears end of Yemen war may be in sight; South Asia children turned ‘upside down’ by monsoon rains; world ‘off track’ to meet z...
23:17 2019-07-18

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Syrian detainees, Zimbabwe hunger crisis, Kabul attack, Mexico disappearances, new tech to feed the world Wednesday’s top stories: Syrian detainees “failed by Security Council”; Zimbabwe experiencing “worst-ever hunger crisis”; Guterres welcomes new Mozambique peace accord; deadly Kabul attack; Mexico “re...
04:00 2019-08-08

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Hunger crisis in DR Congo, Swine Fever in Asia, Venezuela death investigation call, updates on Eritrea and Syria This Tuesday, UN News covers: Growing food crisis in DR Congo; Swine Fever threatens millions of livelihoods in Asia; Human Rights Council told of persistent violations in Eritrea; and the humanitaria...
23:00 2019-07-02

UK art dealer jailed in US for defrauding clients of up to $30m Timothy Sammons used works by Picasso and Chagall as collateral for personal loansA prominent British art dealer who defrauded his clients out of millions by using a scheme that involved masterpieces ...
22:34 2019-07-31

The US Navy just promoted a jailed sex offender Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Justin Stumberg Navy Lt. j.g. Michael McNeil was sentenced to 10 years in prison in March for attempted online enticement of a minor. Despite that conviction, he...
18:34 2019-06-27

"Looking For Someone To Kill": Man Jailed For Throwing Boy Off Balcony The man who walked into the Mall of America in Minnesota "looking for someone to kill" and then threw a 5-year-old boy off a third-floor balcony was sentenced on Monday to nearly 20 years in prison....
05:00 2019-06-04

Former SNP MP jailed for using embezzled cash to pay for holiday Former SNP MP Natalie McGarry has been jailed for embezzling thousands of pounds from pro-independence groups and using the cash to pay her rent and fund a holiday with her husband....
00:00 2019-06-07

Ex-Marine jailed for messages sent to Remain MP A pro-Brexit Falklands War veteran has been jailed for 24 weeks after he posted menacing social media messages to a Remainer politician which left her "scared" and "very exposed"....
00:34 2019-08-09

Chelsea rising star Mason Mount has 'desire and hunger' to succeed with England, says Frank Lampard Chelsea head coach Frank Lampard insists Mason Mount can handle the pressure of a senior England call-up while adapting to life in the Premier League....
19:34 2019-08-30

Nora Quoirin survived for a week before she died of internal injuries caused by 'prolonged' hunger and stress Missing teenager Nora Quoirin survived in the Malaysian jungle for a week before she died from internal injuries caused by starvation, according to the results of her post-mortem examination....
01:00 2019-09-03

Moroccan jailed by Portugal for recruiting for Syrian war A 65-year-old Moroccan citizen was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Tuesday after being convicted by a Portuguese court of recruiting young people to fight in Syria....
21:00 2019-07-09

Jailed tycoon among Tunisia’s 26 presidential candidates A jailed media magnate is among the 26 candidates who are running in Tunisia’s presidential election next month, which will be a crucial test for the North African nation’s young democracy...
02:34 2019-09-01

Man jailed for stealing 7,000 books from Scottish universities Darren Barr also faces assets seizure under legislation normally used for drug gangsA prolific book thief has been jailed for 25 months after he stole more than 7,000 books from three universities in ...
20:17 2019-09-18

"They Messed Up My Life": Man Who Was Jailed For Bringing Honey To US Leon Haughton likes honey in his tea. Which is why during his Christmas visit to relatives in Jamaica, he made his regular stop and bought three bottles from a favorite roadside stand before heading.....
09:34 2019-08-25

| Australian man jailed for kidnap and rape of backpacker An Australian man who kidnapped and raped a British backpacker during a harrowing road trip hostage ordeal was sentenced to 10 years in prison, Australia's national broadcaster said....
14:34 2019-05-28

Ugandan activist jailed for a poem about a vagina A Ugandan feminist and activist reacted with fury and defiance after being sentenced to nine months in prison for publishing a metaphorical poem about the birth of President Yoweri Museveni and his mo...
20:17 2019-08-05

How a jailed banker's wife spent $20M at Harrods The details of an Azerbaijani woman's £16 million ($20 million) spending spree in luxury London department store Harrods have been revealed, as part of the UK's first investigation into unexplained we...
01:17 2019-05-29

Former UN official jailed for child abuse in Nepal A Canadian aid worker will serve time in jail for sexually abusing two children aged 12 and 14 in Nepal. Peter Dalglish has had a long career in the aid sector and was awarded the Order of Canada in 2...
14:17 2019-07-09

2nd Swede jailed for royal jewels heist A Swedish court has sentenced a second man to three years in prison in connection with the theft of 17th-century royal treasures estimated to be worth 65 million kronor ($7 million) from a cathedral w...
15:17 2019-06-11

Economist Jailed For Hiding Rare Coins Says They're His Now And so does Martin Armstrong, a self-taught economist with a cult following who spent years behind bars for what the U.S. said was a $700 million Ponzi scheme and for allegedly hiding assets,......
06:17 2019-06-14

Man jailed for 15 years for driverless car bomb plot Farhad Salah convicted of planning attack in UK using remote controlled vehicleA man who plotted a terrorist attack involving the use of a bomb inside a remotely controlled vehicle has been jailed for...
16:51 2019-07-24

| Eight Gambian soldiers jailed over coup plot A Gambian military court has sentenced seven soldiers to nine years in jail for plotting to overthrow President Adama Barrow, and handed a three-year prison term to another....
07:17 2019-05-28

Ugandan activist jailed over poem about a vagina A Ugandan feminist and activist reacted with fury and defiance after being sentenced to nine months in prison for publishing a metaphorical poem about the birth of President Yoweri Museveni and his mo...
02:34 2019-08-08

Nicaraguan government releases 100 jailed protesters The administration of President Daniel Ortega said all 100 face charges of "offences against security and the public peace," which have commonly been applied to participants in anti-government protest...
15:17 2019-05-21

Jailed former governor says he bought votes for Rio Olympics A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state has told a judge he paid about $2 million for the votes of International Olympic Committee members to award the Brazilian city the 2016 Summer Games &...
00:17 2019-07-05

Ex-NSA contractor jailed for 9 years over stolen documents A former US contractor who stockpiled secret National Security Agency data at his home has been jailed for nine years. The case is another embarrassment for the NSA after Edward Snowden leaked classif...
08:17 2019-07-20

Ex-marine jailed for messages sent to Remain-supporting MP A pro-Brexit Falklands War veteran has been jailed for 24 weeks after he posted menacing social media messages to a Remain-supporting MP which left her "scared" and "very exposed"....
13:34 2019-08-09

Dutch YouTubers jailed over 'Area 51 plan' Two Dutch YouTubers who apparently wanted to film the classified US Air Force base known as Area 51 have pleaded guilty to misdemeanour trespass and illegal parking....
07:17 2019-09-18

Mother and son jailed for murder of runner who used footpath Gary Dean was found dead near Barnsley after long-running feud with Dawson familyA mother and son who murdered a man after pursuing a vendetta against him over his use of a footpath crossing their lan...
04:00 2019-08-13

My Husband Is Dying Every Day Ron Fellows played cornerback for the Dallas Cowboys and Los Angeles Raiders from 1981–1988. He intercepted 19 passes and scored three touchdowns, including two on interception returns. Now 61 years o...
21:34 2019-08-26

MLB notebook: Pirates' Vazquez jailed on lurid charges Pittsburgh Pirates All-Star closer Felipe Vazquez is in police custody on multiple charges, including solicitation of a child, authorities said Tuesday....
12:17 2019-09-18

Man who raped and killed British teen in Goa jailed for 10 years A man convicted of the rape and killing of British teenager Scarlett Keeling in Goa, India, has been sentenced to "10 years of rigorous imprisonment"....
13:51 2019-07-19

How a jailed banker’s wife spent $20M at Harrods: report The suspiciously rich wife of a jailed Azerbaijani banker managed to blow $20.2 million at upscale London department store Harrods over a decade-long spending spree — including an eye-popping $760,000...
00:51 2019-05-30

Man jailed for allegedly raping 4-year-old in Oklahoma McDonald’s MIDWEST CITY, Okla. (AP) — A 37-year-old Oklahoma man has been jailed on rape complaints after authorities said he sexually assaulted a 4-year-old girl in a bathroom at a McDonald’s play area, which t...
04:17 2019-07-20

Russian Blogger Jailed For 5 Years Over 'Extremist' Tweet A Russian court on Tuesday sentenced a blogger to five years in prison for a tweet that called for attacks on the children of law enforcement officials, news agencies reported....
21:34 2019-09-03

Gamer jailed for deadly ‘swat’ prank that started over $1.50 bet An Ohio gamer has been jailed for his part in a “swatting” prank that ended with cops shooting dead an innocent Kansas dad. Casey Viner, 19, was so upset by losing a $1.50 wager while play...
04:17 2019-09-16

Overlooked No More: Lau Sing Kee, War Hero Jailed for Helping Immigrants Kee was awarded for his bravery in World War I, but later became a convicted criminal when he skirted discriminatory laws to help immigrants move to America from China....
01:34 2019-08-22

Financier Epstein to remain jailed until sex trafficking trial American financier Jeffrey Epstein will remain behind bars while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls, a U.S. judge ruled on Thursday....
01:34 2019-07-19

Father jailed for stalking judge who banned him from seeing his children A father who branded a family court judge a "vile monster" in a series of threatening messages during a nine-month online stalking campaign has been jailed for a year....
18:00 2019-08-07

Ugandan Academic Jailed for Insulting President on Facebook Stella Nyanzi, a researcher and activist, was sentenced to 18 months in prison for a post including sexually explicit criticism of President Yoweri Museveni....
11:17 2019-08-03

Kyoto Fire Suspect Was Once Jailed for Armed Robbery A man suspected of starting a fire that killed 33 people at a Kyoto animation studio was once jailed for armed robbery and earlier this week threatened a neighbor with violence, according to the neigh...
17:00 2019-07-19

Tasmanian farmer jailed for 11 months for importing garlic Letetia Anne Ware imported garlic bulbs that were potential carriers of devastating plant pathogenA Tasmanian farmer has been given an 11-month jail sentence for illegally importing garlic bulbs that ...
14:00 2019-09-10

The thin evidence against a jailed Venezuela opposition official CARACAS – At about 2 a.m. on March 21, eight Venezuelan intelligence agents drove to the home of the top advisor to opposition leader Juan Guaido and broke down the door. They searched the bedro...
02:00 2019-06-12

Bob Higgins jailed for 24 years for abusing young footballers Ex-Southampton FC junior football coach sexually abused 24 players over 25 yearsVictims of the football coach Bob Higgins, who is beginning a 24-year jail term for abusing schoolboy players, have said...
16:34 2019-06-12

Moped thug who grabbed £11,000 of mobiles in five days is jailed A moped robber who punched victims as he snatched £11,000 worth of mobile phones from pedestrians in just five days has been jailed for nearly four years....
13:00 2019-05-31

Australian jailed to 10 years over British backpacker rape SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian man who kidnapped and repeatedly raped a British backpacker during a monthlong ordeal in the country’s Outback has been jailed for 10 years. Marcus Allyn Keith Martin...
09:51 2019-05-29

Syrian man jailed for killing that sparked far-right riots in Germany Asylum seeker Alaa Sheikhi guilty of manslaughter of Daniel Hillig in ChemnitzA Syrian asylum seeker accused of a killing that sparked a week of far-right street violence in the eastern German city of...
22:34 2019-08-22

Romania's ruling party chief jailed for corruption The leader of Romania's ruling Social Democrats Liviu Dragnea began a three-and-a-half year prison sentence on Monday after the Supreme Court upheld a graft conviction one day after his party lost a E...
18:51 2019-05-27

Jailed: ex-girlfriend who claimed she was raped by Whitehall lawyer The scorned ex-girlfriend of a senior government lawyer who tried to destroy his career with false rape claims in an eight-month "campaign of terror" has been jailed for almost three years....
13:34 2019-07-04

American Jailed in Moscow on Spy Charges Says Guards Injured Him Paul N. Whelan, a former Marine held for eight months on charges he denies, said he was in “great pain” and compared his treatment to the Salem witch trials....
20:00 2019-08-23

Spanish Parliament suspends jailed Catalans as lawmakers The lower chamber of Spain’s Parliament has suspended four Catalan separatist politicians from their recently gained positions as national lawmakers because they are currently in jail during an ongoin...
14:17 2019-05-24

German 'Islamic State' bride jailed for 5 years Sabine S. traveled to Syria and Iraq to marry an Islamic State (IS) fighter and praised jihadi life in several blogs. She left her two children in Berlin after becoming radicalized....
12:51 2019-07-05

Two men jailed for decades of child abuse at German campsite More than 450 attacks, most of them rape, were carried out on boys and girls aged three to 14Two men who groomed and abused hundreds of children at a campsite in Germany over a period of more than 20 ...
02:34 2019-09-06

Men jailed for decades of child abuse at German campsite More than 40 children abused by Andreas V and Mario S at Eichwald site from 1998 to 2018A German court has sent two men to prison after they pleaded guilty to sexually abusing dozens of children at a ...
15:00 2019-09-05

White supremacist who killed protester 'sorry' as he is jailed for life A US white supremacist who drove his car at a crowd of anti-racism protesters, killing a woman and injuring dozens of other people, has apologised as he was jailed for life....
21:34 2019-06-28

Former Olympic silver medalist jailed for drug dealing Two-time Olympic cycling silver medalist Jack Bobridge has been jailed for more than four years after being found guilty of dealing drugs following his retirement after the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games ...
07:34 2019-07-05

Four human traffickers jailed for life over death of 71 migrants Four human traffickers have been sentenced to life in prison by a Hungarian court for the deaths of 71 migrants found inside an abandoned truck in Austria, Reuters reported Thursday....
21:17 2019-06-20

Russian opposition leader's associate jailed for 20 days A top associate of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 20 days in jail in connection with an unsanctioned protest rally last year....
00:51 2019-05-23

Romania's ruling party leader jailed for corruption Dubbed Romania's most powerful politician, Liviu Dragnea has been jailed for 3 1/2 years following a Supreme Court ruling. The decision came after Dragnea's PSD party suffered huge losses in the EU el...
19:34 2019-05-27

| Brazil's Lula jailed to keep him from 2018 election: report Brazil's Justice Minister and prosecutors collaborated to convict left-wing icon Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on corruption charges to prevent him from contesting the 2018 election, an investigative news...
20:17 2019-06-10

German serial killer nurse jailed for life A German serial killer nurse was jailed for life on Thursday for the murder of 85 patients in his care, according to Agence France-Presse news agency....
12:34 2019-06-06

Tommy Robinson jailed for nine months for contempt of court Far Right activist Tommy Robinson has been sentenced to nine months in prison for putting a child sex ring trial in peril and encouraging "vigilante action" among his supporters....
12:51 2019-07-11

Spanish parliament suspends jailed Catalan lawmakers Four Catalan lawmakers must now choose between leaving their seats in parliament empty or resigning. In a fractious assembly, the ruling could work in the favor of acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez....
22:17 2019-05-24

Russian opposition leader’s associate jailed for 20 days A top associate of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 20 days in jail in connection with an unsanctioned protest rally last year...
00:00 2019-05-23

Ex-Algerian PM jailed in sweeping anti-corruption campaign Former Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia has been imprisoned by a Supreme Court judge investigating corruption, taken in a police van to a prison on the outskirts of the capital....
02:00 2019-06-13

Seriously, Does Meghan McCain Not Know What Her Husband Does? Meghan McCain has long touted herself as a pro-LGBTQ Republican who champions the queer community by (checks notes) having lots of gay friends....
05:01 2019-06-07

Mitch McConnell Is a Bad Husband The endless game of chasing down Republicans to ask them to condemn the racist president’s latest racist comments continues, with mixed results. (It doesn’t matter a lot what they say, but what they d...
22:51 2019-07-16

Jailed Citgo executives ordered to stand trial in Venezuela A judge in Venezuela has ordered a trial in the case of six American oil executives held for 18 months on corruption charges that have contributed to tensions with the U.S....
05:51 2019-06-08

Jailed Australian cardinal to appeal against child sex abuse convictions Jailed former Vatican treasurer George Pell will appeal on Wednesday against his convictions for sexually abusing two choir boys in the 1990s and if an Australian court rules in his favor could be re...
08:51 2019-06-03

Staten Island teen jailed in Russia after being caught with weed A Staten Island teen is locked in a Russian jail cell after authorities caught her with marijuana while on a vacation with her mother, officials said. Audrey Lorber, 19, was arrested at Pulkovo Airpor...
08:34 2019-09-08

Illinois man jailed for life over murder of Chinese graduate student An Illinois man described by prosecutors as obsessed with serial killers was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for the kidnapping and decapitation of a Chinese graduate student two years ago....
07:34 2019-07-19

Ex-butler to Queen Elizabeth II jailed for sexually assaulting young boy A former butler to Queen Elizabeth II has been jailed for sexually assaulting a young boy. Andrew Lightwood, 57 — who worked for the UK’s royal household at Buckingham Palace for six years — exp...
22:00 2019-07-05

Mother jailed in death of baby she drunkenly fell asleep on A woman in Wales has been arrested and jailed in the 2017 death of her four-week-old baby, who she’d accidentally fallen asleep on after a night of drinking. “It is a mother’s respon...
18:17 2019-06-09

Jailed in Egypt, American limo driver attempts suicide Khaled Hassan of New York was allegedly tortured and raped after being unfairly imprisoned by Egypt more than a year ago, human rights activists said....
06:00 2019-08-11

Frenchman jailed for 5 years for Brussels airport diamond heist Marc Bertoldi has been found guilty in "one of the biggest" diamond heists in Belgium. In 2013, a team of armed men disguised as police officers stole diamonds worth €37 million from a plane about to ...
11:51 2019-06-28

Financier Jeffrey Epstein to remain jailed until sex trafficking trial American financier Jeffrey Epstein will remain behind bars while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls, a U.S. judge ruled on Thursday....
00:00 2019-07-19

Spain told by U.N. body to free jailed Catalan separatists Spain must release three jailed Catalan separatist leaders denied bail while facing trial for their role in the region's failed bid for independence in 2017, a United Nations expert group will say in ...
18:51 2019-05-29

EU demands release of jailed Vietnamese 'anti-state' critic Climate activist Nguyen Ngoc Anh was sentenced to six years in prison for a series of "anti-state" Facebook posts. Human Rights campaigners say this is part of an "ongoing crackdown" on dissent....
22:51 2019-06-06

UK hacker jailed for six years for blackmailing pornography site users Zain Qaiser targeted millions of computers with ransomware demanding large sumsA hacker who blackmailed users of pornography websites in what investigators say is the UK’s most serious cybercrime case...
14:38 2019-05-21

Four human traffickers jailed for life over migrant truck deaths Four years ago, the bodies of 71 migrants were found inside an abandoned truck in Austria. The main suspects had already been sentenced, but now an appeals court in Hungary has delivered the final rul...
12:51 2019-06-20

Iraq war veteran jailed for killing Britain’s Got Talent finalist Desmond Sylva given life term for stabbing girlfriend Simonne Kerr in fit of angerAn Iraq war veteran has been jailed for life for murdering a Britain’s Got Talent finalist by stabbing her more than 7...
19:34 2019-07-03

Indian government ban on ‘non-sovereign’ cryptocurrency would see holders jailed for up to 10 years A government panel in India has issued a recommendation to ban all “cryptocurrencies created by non-sovereigns,” a step which could be applied to Bitcoin. “The Committee notes with serious concern mus...
04:34 2019-07-23

President Trump will 'personally vouch' for jailed rapper Rocky A$AP U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he spoke to Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven about the detainment of rapper A$AP Rocky in Lofven's country....
23:34 2019-07-20

Johnson rejects any responsibility for plight of Briton jailed in Iran Boris Johnson has told Sky News he feels a "deep sense of anguish" for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian mother jailed in Tehran on spying charges, but he has rejected any responsibility fo...
10:51 2019-06-30

1 teen dead, 1 jailed after clash over video game controller LITHIA SPRINGS, Ga. (AP) — Authorities in Georgia say one teen has been accused of killing another after they argued about a video game controller. Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Jesse Ham...
20:17 2019-06-12

Swedish Prosecutors Want A$AP Rocky Jailed Even Longer – Despite Mounting Pressure From the U.S. (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky should be held for another week in pre-trial detention to allow police to finish investigating a June 30 fight in downtown Stockholm, a prosecutor ...
14:51 2019-07-19

Chinmayanand Case Live Updates: BJP Leader Jailed For 14 Days Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former union minister Chinmayanand, accused of rape by a law student, has been arrested. He has been taken to a hospital by the police for medical tests, five.....
10:17 2019-09-20

Chinese human rights lawyer ‘totally changed man’ after being jailed Wife of Wang Quanzhang says his health has deteriorated after four years incarcerationThe wife of the jailed Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang has described her husband as a “totally changed ...
20:00 2019-06-28

Spain stops jailed Catalan from joining European Parliament Spain's Supreme Court has denied a request by a Catalan separatist leader to leave jail so he can become a European Parliament member after being elected last month....
14:34 2019-06-14

Turkish court orders rearrest of jailed Kurdish politician The release from a Turkish jail of the former leader of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) is set to be blocked after a court on Friday ordered his arrest on new terrorism-related charges...
02:51 2019-09-21

He was jailed 82 days for carrying honey in an airport – not meth The Maryland man was trying to bring back honey from his favorite roadside stand in Jamaica, but a drug-sniffing dog alerted to his bag.        ...
21:00 2019-08-29

Russian Orthodox priests speak out to back jailed protesters Several dozen Russian priests have signed a public petition, condemning a series of recent trials and prison sentences for anti-government protesters...
09:51 2019-09-18

Indian police officer jailed over death of person in custody NEW DELHI (AP) — An Indian court has sentenced a former police officer who alleged Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s complicity in the killings of Muslims in Gujarat state in 2002 to life in prison...
16:51 2019-06-20

After 250 Indians Jailed In Bahrain Pardoned, PM Modi Thanks Gulf Nation In an humanitarian gesture, the Bahrain government on Sunday pardoned 250 Indians serving sentences in the Gulf nation during the maiden visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the oil-rich country....
10:34 2019-08-25

NHS worker who blackmailed Grindr dates with naked photos is jailed An NHS hospital worker who blackmailed a string of online dates by threatening to send naked pictures to their friends and family has been jailed for more than two years....
01:34 2019-08-23

Teenager Who Called UK's Prince Harry 'Race Traitor' Is Jailed A teenage neo-Nazi who called for Britain's Prince Harry a race traitor months after his marriage to U.S. actress Meghan Markle and suggested he should be shot was jailed for more than four years on.....
18:17 2019-06-18

Epstein's accusers urge U.S. judge to keep him jailed until sex trafficking trial Two women who say they are victims of sexual misconduct by American financier Jeffrey Epstein on Monday urged a U.S. judge to keep him in jail while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking dozen...
02:00 2019-07-16

Tobacco smugglers who fled Britain are jailed after two-year hunt Three tobacco smugglers who fled Britain while on bail for evading duty on 2.1 million cigarettes have been jailed after a two-year hunt traced them to Poland....
14:17 2019-05-28

Far-right teen who branded Prince Harry 'race traitor' jailed A far-right teenager who reportedly branded Prince Harry a "race traitor" and suggested he should be shot after his marriage to Meghan Markle has been jailed in Britain for four years and three months...
02:17 2019-06-19

Bihar Man, Jailed 11 Years After Entering Bangladesh By Mistake, Returns An Indian citizen who went missing 11 years ago and accidentally reached Bangladesh has finally returned home. After spending more than a decade in the neighbouring country's jail he has returned to.....
02:34 2019-09-15

Man who kidnapped and raped British backpacker in Queensland jailed for 10 years Cairns man Marcus Allyn Keith Martin forced the woman from Liverpool to go on a road trip across outback QueenslandA Cairns man who raped and kidnapped a British backpacker on a road trip through the ...
13:00 2019-05-28

Christchurch neo-Nazi jailed for sharing mosque murder video The owner of a "Nazi-themed" insulation company in Christchurch, New Zealand has been jailed for distributing the video of a deadly shooting spree at two mosques. He reportedly said the video was "awe...
06:00 2019-06-18

South Korean bosses can be jailed for dismissing bullied employees thanks to a new law South Korean bosses who unfairly fire workers that complain of office bullying now face up to three years in prison or a 30 million won ($25,464) fine, under a new law aimed at cracking down on the co...
23:34 2019-07-16

Pak Judge Who Jailed Ex-PM Nawaz Sharif Sacked Over Blackmail Claims A senior Pakistani judge was sacked on Friday following a scandal over blackmail claims relating to the jailing of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on corruption charges, the law ministry said....
18:34 2019-07-12

Driver who transported missile that downed MH17 flight jailed Ukrainian security services have confirmed the driver of a truck that transported the missile which shot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 has been in jail since 2017....
21:17 2019-07-17

Jailed Australian Cardinal Appeals Against Child Sex Abuse Convictions Jailed former Vatican treasurer George Pell will appeal on Wednesday against his convictions for sexually abusing two choir boys in the 1990s and if an Australian court rules in his favour could be......
19:51 2019-06-03

Far-right activist Tommy Robinson jailed again in UK as his supporters clash with police British far-right activist Tommy Robinson has been sentenced again to prison Thursday after being found in contempt of court, sparking clashes between police and his supporters in London....
18:00 2019-07-11

Tommy Robinson jailed: what is contempt of court and why was the far-right activist guilty of it? Tommy Robinson has been jailed for contempt of court over a video he broadcast on Facebook featuring defendants in a criminal trial - in breach of a reporting ban....
18:34 2019-07-11

A change in Irish law was meant to help sex workers. So why are they being jailed? | Frankie Mullen Lobbyists say making payment for sex illegal targets punters. But in fact it makes workers’ bodies into crime scenesPaying for sex has been illegal in Ireland for two years. At the time of the law’s i...
12:34 2019-06-12

Russian celebrities and priests show support for jailed actor Celebrities, teachers and even priests have called for Russian actor Pavel Ustinov to be freed. Many of them have sided with the recent anti-government protests in Moscow and are calling for an indepe...
00:51 2019-09-19

The C3 Is Where Corvette Begins It was not the first Corvette, or the most powerful, or the fastest. But the ethos of the Corvette, style over everything, begins with the C3....
22:00 2019-07-24

I’ve discovered my husband has been cheating on me for 25 years I still love him and he says he still loves me, but he thinks he has sex addiction. Is this something he could recover from?I have been with my husband for 32 years and thought our marriage was happy ...
18:34 2019-08-30

I no longer desire my husband and want to end our marriage I am in love with someone else, but my husband doesn’t want us to split up and I feel guilty at putting my own happiness before my family’sI have no sexual desire for my husband of 23 years, although ...
20:00 2019-08-23

I want to have a fourth child, but my husband has put his foot down Think about the planet, the population explosion – and the real reasons behind your dream number, advises Mariella FrostrupThe dilemma I would really like a fourth child with my husband. We have three...
07:51 2019-06-23

Jennifer Dulos’ husband: I know what I’ve done — and what I haven’t done The Connecticut real estate developer charged in connection with the disappearance of his estranged wife Jennifer Dulos maintained his innocence in a television interview Tuesday, as he pledged “...
08:51 2019-07-03

My husband and I never fight about money: Here are our secrets Money fights are common in a marriage, but there are ways to avoid them. Here are some ways my husband and I avoid fighting about cash.       ...
18:34 2019-08-09

My husband and I want to restore our sex life but I don’t want more children After having two children, we’re exhausted all the time and postnatal depression has left me with zero sex driveMy husband and I are really struggling to get our sex life back on track after having tw...
09:34 2019-06-04

‘sMothered’ daughter: My husband’s done ‘third wheeling’ me and my mom “SMothered,” TLC’s new reality TV show co-produced by The Post, shines a spotlight on close — maybe too close — mother-daughter relationships. In a four-part series of exclusive interviews with The Po...
08:34 2019-06-10

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Development forum focuses on inclusion; monsoons pummel Asia; young children at greater Ebola risk; small islands fight hunger, obesity; Yemen ceasefire for Red Sea port In today’s Daily Brief: Inclusion resonates widely at development meeting, UN offers help after monsoons devastate Asia, DR Congo Ebola effecting children, obesity plagues island communities, Yemen’s ...
00:34 2019-07-17

German nurse who 'murdered 200 patients' with lethal drugs jailed for life A NURSE has been sentenced for killing 85 of his patients, with police believing the actual number is around 200, in the worst killing spree in Germany's post-war history....
22:17 2019-06-06

Free Journalist Jailed For "Defaming" Yogi Adityanath: Supreme Court Journalist Prashant Kanojia's arrest by the Uttar Pradesh police for "defaming" Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath "is not murder", the Supreme Court said today, ordering his release....
08:51 2019-06-11

UPDATE 1-Ugandan academic jailed for 18 months for critcising Museveni on Facebook A Ugandan court jailed a prominent academic on Friday for 18 months on cyber harassment charges stemming from a Facebook post that included sexually explicit criticism of long-ruling President Yoweri ...
17:51 2019-08-02

Reporters Without Borders Urges Saudi Arabia to Free 30 Jailed Journalists The press freedom group met with the Saudi foreign minister and justice minister this year, in a visit spurred by outrage over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi....
15:34 2019-07-10

Jailed financier Epstein seeks house arrest in Manhattan mansion American financier Jeffrey Epstein on Thursday asked a federal judge to let him out of jail and allow him to remain under house arrest in his Manhattan mansion while he awaits trial on charges of sex ...
21:17 2019-07-11

Moped bandit who mugged four people for their watches in 20 minutes is jailed for nine years A violent moped bandit who mugged four people for their expensive watches in just 20 minutes while riding around central London has been jailed for nine years....
16:17 2019-05-30

Jailed ‘murder-for-hire’ cop prefers general population over solitary, lawyer says The NYPD cop charged in a murder-for-hire plot is being held in general population at the federal lockup in Brooklyn — and she wants to remain in the company of her fellow jailbirds, it was reve...
08:34 2019-06-18

Spain Blocks Jailed Catalan Leader From Joining European Parliament The Supreme Court said that Oriol Junqueras would not be allowed to travel to Brussels until there was a verdict in his trial over Catalonia’s failed succession bid....
17:34 2019-06-14

Jailed British-Iranian aid worker moved to hospital psychiatric ward Jailed British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been transferred from prison to a hospital psychiatric ward, the campaign group seeking to free her said on Wednesday....
16:51 2019-07-17

Spain court blocks jailed Catalan separatist from collecting MEP credentials Spain's Supreme Court on Friday blocked Catalan separatist Oriol Junqueras from leaving jail to collect his credentials for the European Parliament, to which he was elected on May 26....
14:51 2019-06-14

Jailed former Rio de Janeiro governor says he bought votes for 2016 Summer Olympics A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state told a judge he paid for the votes of IOC members to award the Brazilian city the 2016 Summer Games.       ...
03:17 2019-07-05

Putin: Fate of captured Ukrainian sailors must be tied to jailed Russians President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that the fate of 24 Ukrainian sailors held in Russia since last year must be linked to the release of Russian citizens held in Ukraine whom Moscow wants to se...
14:00 2019-06-20

Brazil reels at claims judge who jailed Lula collaborated with prosecutors Leaked cellphone chats published by the Intercept suggest Sérgio Moro, now justice minister, steered case against ex-presidentBrazil has been rocked by allegations that a prominent judge repeatedly co...
22:00 2019-06-10

U.S. Embassy Concerned About ‘Deteriorated’ Condition of American Citizen Jailed in Russia (MOSCOW) — The U.S. Embassy in Moscow says the condition of an American man held on spying charges in Russia has worsened. The Embassy said on Twitter Monday that Russian authorities had rejecte...
22:17 2019-07-01

Turkish banker jailed over Iran sanctions scheme released from US prison Mehmet Hakan Atilla was arrested in 2017 after a witness said he helped organize a multi-billion dollar scheme to bypass US oil sanctions against Iran. The case had implicated Turkish President Recep ...
15:34 2019-07-20

Florida couple jailed after drugs, toddler found in roach-infested car DELAND, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida couple had a toddler girl inside a roach-infested car while they were using drugs. The DeLand Police Department arrested 30-year-old David Dexter and 28-y...
05:17 2019-07-02

28 Relatives Jailed For Murder, Madhya Pradesh Congress Ally Protests A Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislator has lodged a protest against the Congress government in the Madhya Pradesh assembly after 28 members of her family were jailed in connection with the murder of a...
11:34 2019-07-13

Spanish court blocks jailed Catalan leader from joining EU parliament Petition for Oriol Junqueras to leave jail to start process of becoming an MEP rejectedCatalonia’s jailed former vice-president, Oriol Junqueras, will not be allowed to take up his seat in the Europea...
16:17 2019-06-14

Scottish Man Jailed For Locking 13-Month-Old Girl In Cloth Dryer: Report A man in Scotland was on Monday sentenced to seven years in jail by the High Court in Edinburgh for putting a 13-month-girl in a clothes dryer and shutting the door, causing the machine to start,......
22:34 2019-09-09

Hardik Patel Detained On Way To Meet Jailed Ex-IPS Officer Sanjiv Bhatt Congress leader Hardik Patel, two party MLAs and around 27 of their supporters were today detained while they were on way to Palanpur district jail in Gujarat to meet sacked IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt,....
15:00 2019-08-14

Judge orders Julian Assange jailed until U.S. extradition hearing in February A British judge ruled Friday that Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange, who's wanted in both the United States and Sweden, will not be released this month because he has a history of disappearing....
20:00 2019-09-13

Man jailed in connection to brothers who vanished on business trip faces new charges The Missouri man jailed in connection to the disappearance of two men who visited his family farm on business is facing new charges out of Kansas, according to a report. Garland “Joey” Nelson, 25, was...
05:00 2019-08-21

British sailor jailed for eight years in US after honeymoon boat death of wife Lewis Bennett, 42, sentenced for death of Isabella Hellmann, 41, after yacht sinkingA newlywed British-Australian sailor whose wife died after their yacht sank off the coast of Cuba during a honeymoon...
03:51 2019-05-29

Ex-footballer Dean Saunders jailed for failing to provide breath sample Former Liverpool striker sentenced to 10 weeks after pleading guilty to two chargesFormer Liverpool striker Dean Saunders has been jailed for 10 weeks for failing to provide a breath specimen after be...
20:34 2019-08-28

US Teen Jailed For 20 Years For Supporting Pak-Based Terror Group Lashkar A US court on Monday sentenced a North Texas man to 20 years of imprisonment for providing material support to terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT). US District Judge Reed O'Connor sentenced Michael......
12:51 2019-09-17

Russian blogger jailed for five years over ‘snuff movie threat’ tweet Vladislav Sinitsa given tough jail sentence amid fresh clampdown on protestersA Russian blogger who posted a tweet that said the children of police could be targeted in “snuff videos” has been sentenc...
13:00 2019-09-03

In Rare Show of Defiance, Russian Celebrities Rally Behind Jailed Actor Though the theater and film industries are firmly controlled by the Kremlin, many Russian actors spoke out against what they called a trumped-up case....
22:17 2019-09-17

UN expert condemns new sentence for jailed Venezuelan judge as ‘another instance of reprisal’ Maria Lourdes Afiuni, a jailed Venezuelan judge arrested ten years ago, has been slapped with a further five-year sentence, prompting a UN human rights expert to express his “grave concern”, describin...
14:32 2019-05-21

Russia, in rare volte-face, frees jailed actor after outcry A Russian court on Friday ordered the release of an aspiring actor whose prison sentence for injuring a police officer on the sidelines of an opposition protest sparked a public outcry over alleged po...
16:17 2019-09-20

Pirates' All-Star closer Felipe Vázquez jailed for solicitation of a child Two-time All-Star closer arrested on Tuesday in PittsburghVázquez, 28, could face more charges after search of devicesFelipe Vázquez, the Pittsburgh Pirates’ two-time All-Star closer, has been arreste...
21:51 2019-09-17

Farmers jailed in Australia for smuggling Danish pig semen in shampoo bottles Two men from GD Pork pleaded guilty in WA to breaching biosecurity laws to gain ‘unfair’ breeding advantageTwo pig farmers in Western Australia will be jailed after being convicted of illegally import...
16:34 2019-08-14

Australian farmers jailed for smuggling Danish pig semen in shampoo bottles Two WA men from GD Pork pleaded guilty to breaching biosecurity laws to gain ‘unfair’ breeding advantageTwo Western Australian pig farmers will be jailed after being convicted of illegally importing D...
04:34 2019-08-14

Exclusive: Myanmar soldiers jailed for Rohingya killings freed after less than a year Myanmar has granted early release to seven soldiers jailed for the killing of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys during a 2017 military crackdown in the western state of Rakhine, two prison officials, tw...
03:51 2019-05-27

Russia releases Staten Island teen jailed for weed possession The Staten Island teenager who was arrested for marijuana possession in Russia while on a vacation with her mother and held in jail since late July has been released, authorities said this week. Audre...
08:51 2019-09-18

Teen upset over Call Of Duty bet jailed for fatal 'swatting' prank An online gamer who became upset over a bet he made during a Call Of Duty match has been jailed for his role in a hoax call that saw police shoot dead an unarmed man....
18:17 2019-09-16

Abducted Idaho girl found safe in Arizona, suspect jailed Authorities say a 17-year-old girl abducted from the Wendy's restaurant where she worked in Idaho has been found in Arizona along with the man accused of taking her....
04:34 2019-05-22

Latest Blue Bell ice cream licker jailed for criminal mischief One Texas man likely won’t be getting the last laugh for recently licking a tub of Blue Bell ice cream and returning it to the frozen shelf of a local Walmart, as the offender has been booked into jai...
00:34 2019-08-24

British national jailed in Iran over claims she gave ‘a lot of intelligence’ to Israel A British-Iranian citizen has been sentenced to 12 years in prison in the Islamic Republic of Iran after being accused of relaying “a lot of intelligence” to Israel’s Mossad spy agency....
16:00 2019-08-28

Russia frees jailed protester as teachers, priests demand end to crackdown A Moscow court freed an opposition protester from custody on Wednesday, as school teachers and Orthodox priests told authorities to rein in a crackdown following the biggest anti-Kremlin protests in t...
02:51 2019-09-19

Devils’ fun really begins after Ray Shero does it again Three years ago, Taylor Hall from the Oilers. Two nights ago, Jack Hughes at first overall. One day ago, P.K. Subban from the Predators. You can call New Jersey general manager Ray Shero, Big Play Ray...
05:17 2019-06-23

What to Watch as the N.F.L. Begins a New Season Who will break out? Will rules changes help settle officiating arguments? Don’t bet on that — but note that more Americans can legally gamble as this season starts....
23:34 2019-09-05

The NHL offseason begins: Where 31 NHL teams go from here Now that the NHL has crowned its Stanley Cup champion, here’s what’s next for the 31 teams as the offseason begins:       ...
21:17 2019-06-14

Missing mom’s estranged husband and his girlfriend arrested NEW CANAAN, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut have arrested a missing mother of five’s estranged husband and his girlfriend on charges of evidence tampering and hindering prosecution. New Canaa...
22:17 2019-06-02

Estranged husband of missing mom Jennifer Dulos goes out for jog The estranged husband of missing Connecticut mom Jennifer Dulos went out for a jog Wednesday morning, a day after he was sprung from jail on $500,000 bail. Wearing a T-shirt, shorts, baseball cap and ...
16:17 2019-06-12

Missing mom's estranged husband and his girlfriend arrested Police in Connecticut have arrested a missing mother of five's estranged husband and his girlfriend on charges of evidence tampering and hindering prosecution....
20:51 2019-06-02

Mom collapses while testifying against ex-husband who killed their 5 kids A South Carolina mom let out an anguished wail while testifying against her ex-husband, who is facing the death penalty after admitting he murdered all five of their children. Pain was visible on Ambe...
17:17 2019-05-21

Brad Falchuk, Gwyneth Paltrow's husband, has something to say Brad Falchuk, the TV producer responsible for co-creating hits including "Glee" and the now Emmy-nominated "Pose," recently opened up to WSJ Magazine about his many projects and his marriage to Gwynet...
20:34 2019-08-13

After 23 years of marriage, Connecticut husband, wife both come out as gay Sunday’s Pride parade was a family affair for one Connecticut man, who came out of the closet after 23 years of marriage — and also learned that his ex-wife and youngest son were also gay. Donni...
01:51 2019-07-01

My husband of 48 years is ogling women online We are both in our 70s, but after years of feeling adored I discovered he watches porn and looks at women in their underwear. Now I feel betrayed and hurtI used to feel adored. My husband used to say ...
20:34 2019-08-16

Judge says Loughlin, husband can stick with their law firm BOSTON (AP) — A judge says actress Lori Loughlin (LAWK’-lin) and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, can continue using a law firm that recently represented the University of Southe...
21:00 2019-08-28

I’m beginning to find my husband’s humour a turnoff Look at what emotions surface in you when your husband does the ‘recycled humour’, says Annalisa Barbieri, and ask what you need in that momentI’ve been married for 10 years and love my husband. He is...
20:17 2019-08-02

Mom of slain children asks for mercy on ex-husband The mother of five children who were killed by their father stunned a South Carolina courtroom Tuesday by asking the jury to spare her ex-husband's life. (June 12)      ...
19:17 2019-06-12

My husband has been having an affair with his ex-wife for the past five years She left him and married another woman, leaving me to help bring up the children she abandoned. Should I put up with his betrayal any longer?Five years ago, my husband reconnected with his ex-wife aft...
18:34 2019-07-05

Experience: I rescued my husband from a volcano on our honeymoon I tried our phones. No signal. No one knew where we were – we’d only seen one hiker all dayThe start of our honeymoon was blissful: beaches, snorkelling and romantic restaurants on the island of Saint...
16:00 2019-08-30

She’s a Hong Kong Protester. Her Husband Is a Cop. It’s Complicated. The Hong Kong protests have driven a wedge into the homes of some families of police officers and into the ranks of the force, where some feel their loyalties torn....
03:00 2019-09-10

My pedophile husband nearly destroyed my life and family Standing at the bottom of his driveway, a concerned neighbor crossed his arms and waited like a sentry while disgraced teacher and coach Joseph Doyle visited his two young sons at Doyle’s former home....
02:51 2019-08-01

The Latest: Mom OK with jury decision on ex-husband’s fate COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a death penalty trial for a South Carolina father (all times local): 3:20 p.m. A mother whose ex-husband killed their five children says she wouldn’t choose t...
22:51 2019-06-11

Three to tango: the pregnant dancer duetting with her husband A screen role as an expectant dancer prepared Bobbi Jene Smith for the real thing. She talks about doing the bump … with a bumpIt’s a case of life imitating art. In the new film Mari, Bobbi Jene Smith...
08:51 2019-06-17

Paige Thompson, Capital One data breach suspect, remaining jailed before trial Paige Thompson, a former Amazon software engineer who goes by the online alias "erratic," has a history of stalking and threatening to kill people and to get herself killed by police, prosecutors said...
19:00 2019-08-23

Kodak Black to remain jailed until trial, called a ‘danger to the community’ by judge Federal prosecutors in Miami on Wednesday successfully appealed a judge's decision to release rapper Kodak Black on bond after his arrest for a weapons violation....
00:51 2019-05-30

Vietnam blogger jailed for six years for Facebook posts calling for peaceful protests European Union criticises imprisonment of Nguyen Ngoc Anh, saying he has right to peaceful freedom of expression An environmental activist has been jailed for six years in Vietnam for “anti-state” Fac...
14:34 2019-06-07

UK police officer jailed for downloading porn videos using grieving father’s TV account A British police officer will spend 12 months in prison after he used a TV account belonging to a father who had just lost his son to download pornographic videos while waiting for the undertaker to a...
05:34 2019-09-06

Venezuela frees jailed opposition lawmaker ahead of U.N. rights chief's visit Venezuela on Monday freed opposition lawmaker Gilber Caro, who was detained in April in what allies said was a violation of his parliamentary immunity, the opposition-controlled National Assembly said...
07:00 2019-06-18

Philip Arps, man who shared video of New Zealand mosque attack, jailed for 21 months A New Zealand man who shared a livestream of video footage taken of the shooting attacks at two Christchurch mosques will spend nearly two years in jail, a court ruled Tuesday....
14:34 2019-06-18

Check the scope: Pen-testers nabbed, jailed in Iowa courthouse break-in attempt Enlarge / The Dallas County, Iowa courthouse, the site of a penetration test gone spectacularly wrong. (credit: By Iowahwyman - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0) Two security contractors were arrested in Adel...
10:00 2019-09-14

Troubled jockey Graham Gibbons jailed after fourth drink-driving conviction • 37-year-old rider banned from driving for five years• ‘It’s an awful shame because he’s a very talented lad’The talented but troubled jockey Graham Gibbons has been jailed, following his fourth conv...
00:17 2019-09-17

Jailed Saudi Activist Told To Deny Torture In Release Deal, Says Family Loujain al-Hathloul, an imprisoned women's rights activist in Saudi Arabia, refused an offer of freedom in exchange for recording a videotaped statement testifying that she had not been tortured, her....
05:00 2019-08-15

Yingying Zhang killing: US man jailed for life for rape and murder of Chinese scholar Brendt Christensen has never revealed the whereabouts of Yingying Zhang, whom he raped and then decapitated in IllinoisA former doctoral student has been spared the death penalty and sentenced to life...
05:17 2019-07-19

Jailed Saudi activist ‘offered release in return for denying torture,’ family says Prominent Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul has rejected a proposal to secure her release from prison in exchange for a video statement denying reports she was tortured in custody, her...
23:00 2019-08-13

Jailed Saudi activist rejects deal to deny torture for release, says family Jailed Saudi women's rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul has rejected a release deal that would have granted her freedom in exchange for denying that she was subjected to torture, according to her fam...
18:34 2019-08-14

Monster who left baby girl needing surgery after ‘severe’ sex attack jailed The High Court in Glasgow heard how Alan Kusz, 43, tried to blame the infant's mother for the injuries, which a doctor disturbingly described as the “most severe” he had ever seen....
20:34 2019-07-17

Jailed: four Dutch football thugs who threw paving slabs at Tottenham fans Four Dutch football thugs who attacked police officers when violence erupted between Tottenham and Ajax fans after a Champions League match in London have been jailed....
17:00 2019-06-07

Raif Badawi case: Efforts to free jailed blogger continue after 7 years More than seven years after Raif Badawi was thrown in prison, lawyers and allies of the Saudi blogger are increasingly lobbying foreign governments in an effort to secure his release....
00:00 2019-08-19

El Salvador: teen rape victim jailed over stillbirth to face retrial for murder Pro-choice activists say Evelyn Beatríz Hernández’s case will be important in determining the stance of the country’s new leaderA teenage rape victim in El Salvador who was convicted for murdering her...
04:34 2019-07-11

Trump's bail offer for jailed rapper A$AP Rocky rings hollow in Sweden President Donald Trump said he spoke with Sweden’s prime minister Saturday about jailed rapper A$AP Rocky and “offered to personally vouch for his bail,” a hollow offer in a criminal justice system th...
17:34 2019-07-21

Jailed Cop Sanjiv Bhatt's Wife Meets Kerala Politicians, Assured Support A month after senior Gujarat police officer Sanjiv Bhatt was sentenced to life imprisonment in a 1990 custodial death case, his wife met Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Opposition leader......
16:17 2019-07-24

Jailed thief who stole £25k in goods from hotel guests caught out by his bald head A thief who stole up to £25,000 worth of belongings in a spate of more than 20 thefts targeting hotel guests at breakfast was given away by his bald head....
16:17 2019-06-10

Avi Maharaj: Met Pc sacked after being jailed for downloading porn from grieving father's TV account A Metropolitan Police officer who was jailed for using a grieving father's cable TV account to download pornography while waiting for an undertaker for his 14-year-old son has been sacked....
01:34 2019-09-10

Jailed separatists, women in numbers and far-right bloc color Spain's rainbow chamber Four jailed Catalan separatists, 24 far-right lawmakers, a record number of women and the biggest Socialist group in years on Tuesday inaugurated a parliament that reflects Spain's divisions and diver...
14:38 2019-05-21

UFC's Desmond Green jailed on 20 charges, including DUI manslaughter, after deadly crash UFC lightweight Desmond Green has been arrested, stemming from his alleged role in a car crash last August that left two women dead.       ...
01:34 2019-06-28

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Venezuela-Colombia baby breakthrough, Italy piles on rescue boat pressure, States must combat hate, Kashmir rights latest and a musical plea to combat CAR hunger Tuesday’s main stories: Colombia offers nationality to born of Venezuelan parents; ‘€1 million’ fines for rescue boats; States must do more to stop hate attacks;  Egypt terror attack condemned by Secu...
00:00 2019-08-07

Derek Blasberg on YouTube's new platform /Fashion: 'there's a hunger for this type of content' YouTube's Director of Fashion & Beauty hasn't only been brushing the shoulders of our favourite celebrities, he's also been working on the channel's latest baby...
17:34 2019-09-05

FC Tucson begins over-month-roadstand TUCSON – After FC Tucson’s 3-1 win over Toronto FC II on Wednesday, July 3, it’ll be a number of weeks before the Old Pueblo’s hometown pro soccer team plays at Kino Sports Com...
07:34 2019-07-05

N.B.A. Begins Investigating Whether Salary Cap Was Violated After multiple team owners raised concerns, the league is looking into whether a frenetic free agency period included offers that are not permitted by the N.B.A. collective bargaining agreement....
08:51 2019-07-24

Liftoff: the new race to the moon begins With Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Donald Trump and others making plans, the race is on to put people back on the moonFor Nasa employee Ryan Zeigler, the prospect of astronauts returning to the moon got real...
16:34 2019-05-27

Asian Stocks Slip as G-20 Begins Asian stocks slipped on Friday as investors awaited a meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping at the Group of 20 summit, where trade negotiations will be top of the agenda....
10:00 2019-06-28

Nintendo’s Bowser begins his reign The new president overseeing Nintendo of America faces the challenge of keeping the company's business thriving while living up to the legacy of his beloved predecessor, Reggie Fils-Aimé....
21:01 2019-06-19

Photos: WorldPride Begins in New York New York City is hosting this year’s WorldPride celebration and commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall rebellion. From parades to drag shows, here are scenes from the week....
18:51 2019-06-27

DuPont begins new life after more than 2 centuries WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — It’s a new day for one of America’s oldest companies. The DuPont company began making gunpowder more than two centuries ago on the banks of the Brandywine River in ...
18:34 2019-06-03

Not so fast, Boris... the fightback begins The new PM is settling in to No 10, but behind the scenes a no-deal resistance is forming. As the group hatch plans to avert disaster in October, Julian Glover forecasts stormy weather for Westminster...
14:34 2019-08-14

The Birtley takeover begins in Minsk Including the outstanding McCormack twins, four Birtley boxers make up a third of the GB boxing team going to the European Games this week, writes Mark Staniforth The post The Birtley takeover begins ...
19:00 2019-06-17

The test for this Knicks administration begins now The Knicks’ rhetoric about top players wanting to be here because of a new culture, vibe and an engaging head coach in David Fizdale gets put to the test starting Sunday evening at 6 p.m. Kevin Durant...
10:34 2019-06-30

Active Weather Begins Wednesday The hot, sunny, comfortable, and quiet forecast will be coming to an end midweek. Better chances for rain and storms are expected for many days starting Wednesday. As for now, things remain pleasant o...
20:51 2019-06-04

Fed Begins Debate On Whether to Cut Rate as Soon as June One month ago, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell played down speculation of an interest-rate cut this summer. Now officials face a darker economic outlook, making such a move possible....
21:34 2019-06-06

400bhp+ Mercedes-AMG GLB 45 SUV begins testing Four-wheel-drive rival to the Audi RS Q3 is set for UK deliveries in 2020; first spy shots have emerged Mercedes-Benz’s AMG division has kicked off testing of the new GLB 45 4Matic on public roads s...
11:00 2019-05-24