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Monthly Archives: August 2017

VW engineer jailed for emissions scandal

A former Volkswagen engineer who helped develop a device that enabled cars to evade US pollution rules has been sentenced to more than three...

South Africa coffin case: White farmers convicted

Two white South African farmers who forced a black man into a coffin have been convicted of attempted murder and kidnapping. Victor Mlotshwa, 27, was...

Spain attacks suspect released from custody

One of the four suspects detained after last week's terror attacks in Catalonia was released Thursday pending further investigation. However, Salah El Karib has been...

India Supreme Court rules privacy a ‘fundamental right’ in landmark case

In a sign of the digital times we live in, India's top court found itself deliberating a fittingly new-age question: Is privacy a fundamental...

‘Serial liar’ jailed after bogus rape claims

A "serial liar" who made a series of bogus sexual assault allegations against 15 men has been jailed for 10 years. Jemma Beale, 25, claimed...

Samsung leader Jay Y. Lee given five-year jail sentence for bribery

The billionaire head of South Korea’s Samsung Group, Jay Y. Lee, was sentenced to five years in jail for bribery on Friday in a...

Lawmakers to take anti-bribery pledge

Members of the next Parliament will be required to make a written commitment, after they have been sworn in, not to take bribes or...

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $417 million in talcum powder case

On Monday, a jury awarded a California woman $417 million because she developed ovarian cancer and had used Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder for...

I.T. Specialist remanded for attempted robbery

An Information Technology (I.T.) Specialist has been remanded by a Circuit Court in Accra for attempted robbery. The accused, Richard Sackey was alleged to have conspired...

Chile’s top court paves way for abortions in some cases

Chile's Constitutional Court on Monday ruled that a law passed by Congress easing abortion restrictions in some cases is legal. The court's 6-4 vote paves the way...
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