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Prosecutors seek UK’s help in probe into mysterious death of late Russian oligarch’s ally

The Russian Prosecutor General’s Office has requested legal assistance from British agencies in the investigation of the violent death of Nikolay Glushkov, a convicted criminal and a close associate of oligarch Boris Beresovsky. “In accordance with the 1959 European Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters, we have forwarded a request for legal assistance in an investigation launched into the ...

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UK prosecutors pressed Sweden not to drop Assange extradition in 2013 – report

Britain’s Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) dissuaded Sweden from attempting to drop extradition proceedings against Julian Assange as far back as 2013, according to an email exchange seen by the Guardian. The newspaper reports Swedish prosecutors were keen to drop the proceedings against the WikiLeaks founder in 2013, four years before they officially did in 2017. During the exchange between the ...

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Mistrial in Bundy case as prosecutors violate evidence rules

A mistrial has been declared in the case against rancher Cliven Bundy, his two sons and one co-defendant, after a judge claimed prosecutors violated evidence rules failing to deliver 3,300 pertinent documents on time. The case relates to an armed standoff in April 2014 between the Bureau of Land Management and the defendants. Las Vegas US District Judge Gloria Navarro ...

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Prosecutors ask 10 year sentence for former Russian economic minister Ulyukayev

Published time: 4 Dec, 2017 11:32 Russian prosecutors have asked for a sentence of 10 years in penal colony for former economic minister Aleksey Ulyukayev. The custodial sentence would be in addition to a fine of about $ 8.5 million if he is found guilty of accepting a $ 2 million bribe. Read more On top of the prison sentence ...

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Bound by red tape: Italian prosecutors struggle to imprison 5 ISIS-linked terrorist suspects

Published time: 17 Nov, 2017 03:11 Italian prosecutors in the city of Turin have failed to jail five suspected members of an ISIS-linked cell, “ready to commit a terrorist attack” on Italian soil, citing a law that grants them the right to appeal a custody warrant. The efforts to capture the suspected jihadists have been dragging on for at least ...

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US federal prosecutors to 'evaluate' Clinton's alleged corruption role in Russian uranium deal

Published time: 14 Nov, 2017 14:55 Edited time: 14 Nov, 2017 15:02 Attorney General Jeff Sessions has directed federal prosecutors to “evaluate certain issues” involving Hillary Clinton’s alleged corruption in a deal which gave Russian company Rosatom control over 20 percent of America’s uranium supply. Read more In a letter to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), Assistant Attorney ...

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UK prosecutors destroyed crucial emails in Assange case

Published time: 10 Nov, 2017 14:25 The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) admitted to deleting potentially crucial emails relating to attempts to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who remains cooped up in the Ecuadorian embassy. An email exchange between the CPS and their Swedish counterparts, who were pursuing rape charges against Assange, was deleted in 2014 after a lawyer from the ...

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Hamburg knife attacker wanted to kill Christians to avenge Muslim injustices – prosecutors

Published time: 10 Nov, 2017 10:32 A Palestinian man who fatally stabbed one person and wounded six others at a supermarket in Hamburg, Germany, in July wanted to kill as many Christians as possible to avenge what he believes are injustices against Muslims worldwide, prosecutors say. According to prosecutors cited by AP, the suspect – identified only as Ahmad A. ...

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Woman crowdfunding case to bring ‘rapist’ to justice as prosecutors refuse to press charges

Published time: 7 Nov, 2017 10:08 A woman who says she was raped by a stranger has set up a crowdfunding campaign to bring her alleged attacker to justice. Prosecutors refused to press charges, despite claims from Emily Hunt that she woke up “naked and terrified” in a London hotel room. Hunt, who has waived her right to anonymity, says ...

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Prosecutors urge judge to pull Shkreli’s bail over Clinton post

The Pharma Bro may have talked himself into a jail cell. Prosecutors have asked a federal judge to yank convicted fraudster Martin Shkreli’s bail after his Monday Facebook post offering a $ 5,000 bounty for a strand of Hillary Clinton’s hair. In a letter to Judge Kiyo Matsumoto filed Thursday, the three assistant U.S. Attorneys who prosecuted Shkreli called his ...

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