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Ukraine filmmaker Sentsov meets Trudeau

Ukraine filmmaker Sentsov meets Trudeau

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made a show of support Tuesday for Ukraine by welcoming Oleg Sentsov, a filmmaker and outspoken critic of Russia's annexation of his native Crimea.Trudeau said their sit-down at his parliamentary office aimed to "reiter

France arrests Syrian Islamist on war crimes charges

France arrests Syrian Islamist on war crimes charges

A senior member of Syrian Islamist armed group Jaysh al-Islam implicated in the disappearance of a prominent activist in 2013 has been arrested in France and charged with war crimes and torture, a judicial source told AFP on Friday.The suspect, a former spokes

US, Canada sanction eight over Crimea involvement

US, Canada sanction eight over Crimea involvement

The United States and Canada on Wednesday announced sanctions against eight people and a railway company for violating Ukrainian sovereignty over their involvement in annexed Crimea.Among those sanctioned was the prime minister of the "Republic of Crimea," s

French writer 'regrets' his paedophile sex tourism in Asia

French writer 'regrets' his paedophile sex tourism in Asia

French writer Gabriel Matzneff said in an interview Wednesday that he "regrets" his trips to Asia to have sex with children, claiming that at the time "no one ever said it was a crime".The veteran essayist is being investigated by French police after a lea

Historians unveil rare photos of Sobibor death camp

Historians unveil rare photos of Sobibor death camp

Hundreds of newly discovered photographs, including some taken at the Sobibor death camp, represent a "quantum leap" in research into Nazi crimes against humanity, historians at the Berlin museum Topography of Terror said Tuesday.Historians said the "except

Brazil prosecutors charge Greenwald with cybercrimes

Brazil prosecutors charge Greenwald with cybercrimes

Prosecutors in Brazil charged US journalist Glenn Greenwald on Tuesday with cybercrimes after his investigative website published leaked messages that embarrassed top officials and threatened to undermine a massive corruption probe. Greenwald, co-founder of Th