Russian authorities have transferred opposition politician and human rights activist Vladimir Kara-Murza to a maximum security prison in Siberia where he is about to serve 25 years for treason and for disseminating fake news about the Russian Army and its actions in Ukraine, one of his lawyers, announced on Sunday.
The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom ruled Wednesday that Mozambique may proceed with its case against shipbuilder Privinvest and others in a so-called “tuna bond” corruption scandal, with a public trial set to begin in early October.
French authorities detained journalist Ariane Lavrilleux and searched her home in connection with her 2021 investigation that revealed how French intelligence services allegedly helped Egyptian authorities find smugglers operating on the border between Egypt and Libya and kill them.
The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) welcomed on Monday the decision of a federal judge in Central Mexico to sentence the assassin of Mexican journalist Israel Vázquez Rangel to 27.5 years in prison.
Protests erupted on Tuesday after the National Bank of the Caucasian country of Georgia decided not to apply U.S., EU, or U.K. sanctions related to Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine when they target Georgian citizens, unless they have been convicted of a crime by a Georgian court.
The United States announced Monday that a Russian national who had been living in Hong Kong has been detained and charged with smuggling to Russia dual-use microelectronics with military applications manufactured in the U.S.
Australian authorities said they have detained 990 suspects, charged more than 2,000, and seized 1.2 tonnes of drugs between September 11 and 15 as part of a massive operation against drug trafficking and organized crime in the country.
A U.K. court sentenced two delivery drivers of French nationality to nearly 10 years in prison for hiding a Vietnamese woman and three children inside furniture and smuggling them into the United Kingdom.
A U.S. court convicted a naturalized U.S. citizen born in Nigeria of wire fraud involving a so-called ‘attorney collection scheme’ that left U.S.-based attorneys without US$20 million, the Office of the United States Attorney of the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced Monday.
Police in Bosnia and Herzegovina announced they have apprehended two Serbian nationals suspected of being hitmen for a notorious Montenegrin mafia clan.