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Friday 16 August 2013
Jacques Vergès, the flamboyant lawyer who earned the nickname the “Terror's advocate” for his defence of former Nazis, terrorist bombers and notorious dictators and their aides, has died of a heart attack aged 88.
Monday 12 August 2013
A fresh political crisis is looming after the main opposition party said it would not accept the results of last month’s election until there was an independent investigation into alleged irregularities.
Wednesday 31 July 2013
Both sides appear poles apart on how to resolve political stalemate following accusations of widespread fraud against ruling party
Tuesday 30 July 2013
Opposition candidate Sam Rainsy declares win at polls but Hun Sen government contests it
Friday 19 July 2013
Cambodian ex-finance minister expected to spearhead election fight against prime minister
Wednesday 17 July 2013
Artists do not normally associate themselves with guns, but Carl McCrow has a more personal reason for enshrining the AK47 as artwork.
Alexander Lebedev avoids jail and is sentenced to 150 hours of community service for punching fellow tycoon on Russian TV
Tuesday 02 July 2013
Alexander Lebedev was found guilty of battery and sentenced to 150 hours of community service by a Moscow court this afternoon, but avoided a potential jail sentence of up to five years.
Saturday 29 June 2013
Interesting to read your piece on crossing Paris in a hurry. Oddly enough, I did this on Friday, having forgotten that the Basel trains now leave from Paris Gare de Lyon instead of Gare de l'Est. Arriving at Gare du Nord two minutes late, the RER suburban train ran bang on time and took exactly the promised seven minutes. I still had to get my tickets from the machine and catch the train to Basel with five minutes to spare.
Friday 28 June 2013
The final day of hearings in the trial of Alexander Lebedev was a fittingly bizarre end to a case that has rarely seemed to conform to normal ideas of justice.
Friday 21 June 2013
The court trying Alexander Lebedev on charges of “hooliganism motivated by political hatred” heard testimony from martial arts experts today, in another surreal twist in a case that has often bordered on farce. Mr Lebedev, Russian businessman and financial backer of The Independent, is on trial for punching fellow tycoon Sergei Polonsky on a 2011 television programme and could be jailed for up to five years in jail if convicted.
Thursday 20 June 2013
Warg was not charged for matters related to The Pirate Bay but for fraud and illegal bank transfers
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PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
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