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Prosecutor says he ‘never blamed official Moscow’ over Montenegro coup plot

Montenegro’s Chief Special Prosecutor has clarified earlier accusations that “official” Russia was behind an alleged coup attempt in the small Balkan state in 2016. Instead, he’s claiming two GRU agents were involved. Milivoje Katnic’s accusation had been labelled as “groundless” and “absurd” by Russia’s Foreign Ministry on Sunday, who said the justice official had spent the last two years “searching ...

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NY prosecutor drops part of sex assault case against Harvey Weinstein

HomeUS News Published time: 11 Oct, 2018 13:53 Edited time: 11 Oct, 2018 13:55 Get short URL New York prosecutors have dropped one of sex crime charges against disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein, according to news agencies. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Let’s block ads! (Why?) RT US News

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‘I’m not unknown, go ahead & try me’: Matteo Salvini taunts prosecutor amid migrant ship row

Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has dared prosecutors to “go ahead and try” him, as they launch an investigation into a ship of migrants that Salvini’s government refuses to allow to disembark in Italy. The Ubaldo Diciotti –an Italian coast guard ship– has been docked in Catania, Sicily, for several days, after it picked up 190, mostly male, African migrants ...

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Abducted boy died in Islamic exorcism ceremony in New Mexico desert, prosecutor says

A missing three-year-old boy, whose remains were discovered buried at a compound in the New Mexico desert, had died during an Islamic ritual ceremony to cast out demonic spirits, a prosecutor told a court hearing on Monday. Prosecutor John Lovelace made his statement at the pretrial hearing of five adults accused of multiple counts of child abuse, for running an ...

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Tunisian man charged in Germany with producing ‘biological weapons’ – prosecutor

German police have arrested a Tunisian man, suspected of producing ricin and conspiring to commit a “serious act of violence,” prosecutors said. He is reportedly an ISIS sympathizer, who bought ingredients for the toxin online. The 29-year-old Tunisian citizen, identified as Sief Allah H., has been in police custody for two days after special police units raided his apartment late ...

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Release of 40 radicalized prisoners a 'major risk' – French counter-terrorism prosecutor

France is gearing up to release 40 radicalized prisoners in the coming months, a move which the country’s lead counter-terrorism prosecutor says is a “major risk,” as they could have become more radicalized behind bars. Speaking to French broadcaster BFM TV, Francois Molins confirmed that France will be releasing around 20 radicalized prisoners this year and a further 20 in ...

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More than 400 ISIS donors operating in France – prosecutor

A Paris prosecutor has identified more than 400 financial donors to Islamic extremist groups like the Islamic State and Al Qaeda in France. French officials identified another 320 fundraisers for jihadists in Turkey and Libya. Speaking to French media on Wednesday, prosecutor Francois Molins warned of the relatively low cost of modern terrorism, and said he was alarmed at how ...

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Sessions names federal prosecutor for FBI & DOJ probe, but no special counsel

A federal prosecutor is backing the internal probe of the FBI and the Department of Justice and there is no need for special counsel, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in a response to Congress and President Donald Trump. In a letter to leaders of the House and Senate judiciary and oversight committees on Thursday, Sessions named US attorney John Huber ...

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‘Son of b***h got fired’: Joe Biden forced Ukraine to sack prosecutor general ‘in six hours’

Former US vice president Joe Biden boasted that he had a word to say in another state’s internal affairs, admitting to have pressured the Ukrainian government into sacking a prosecutor general in just a few hours. “I looked at them and said: ‘I’m leaving in six hours. If the prosecutor is not fired, you’re not getting the money,’” Biden said ...

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France faces ‘very high’ terrorism risk – Paris prosecutor

The terrorist threat in France remains “very high,” according to the Paris public prosecutor. He said the threat used to come from the outside, but is currently rooted “within” the country, making the fight against it even harder. This change is driven by “the disintegration of the caliphate, due to the military situation in Iraq and Syria,” Prosecutor Francois Molins ...

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