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March 20, 2019

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Kirchner corruption trial delayed by three months

Kirchner corruption trial delayed by three months

The corruption trial of former Argentina president Cristina Kirchner, set to begin next week, has been postponed until May, authorities said on Monday.It is one of several corruption trials facing the center-left Peronist politician, who turns 66 on Tuesday.In

Jihadists get life for deadly 2015 Tunisia attacks on tourists

Jihadists get life for deadly 2015 Tunisia attacks on tourists

A Tunisian court has sentenced seven jihadists to life in prison over attacks at a museum and on a beach in 2015 that killed 60 people, many of them British tourists, prosecutors said on Saturday.Dozens of defendants faced two separate trials over the closely

Tunisia awaits verdicts on jihadist massacre suspects

Tunisia awaits verdicts on jihadist massacre suspects

A Tunisian court was holding final hearings Friday in two trials over jihadist attacks in 2015 on a museum and a tourist resort that left dozens dead, lawyers told AFP.Twenty-one defendants, including two women, appeared in the Tunis courtroom for a closed hea

Former top S. Korean judge arrested in power abuse probe

Former top S. Korean judge arrested in power abuse probe

A former South Korean chief justice was arrested Thursday on allegations of abuse of power for allegedly meddling in trials to curry favour with now-ousted president Park Geun-hye.Yang Sung-tae was the presiding judge on the Supreme Court for six years until h

Probiotics no help to kids with stomach flu: studies

Probiotics no help to kids with stomach flu: studies

Probiotics are a multibillion dollar international industry, but new research Wednesday showed they don't help children recover from stomach flu any better than a placebo.The results of two randomized clinical trials -- which came to the same conclusions -- w