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China jails 45 on terror-related charges in Xinjiang region

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Nelson Mandela’s grandson appears in court on rape charges

In this July 27, 2015, photo, activists of the Social Democratic Party of India carry placards with portraits of Yakub Abdul Razak Memon, convicted in the 1993 Mumbai bombings, during a protest against his death sentence outside Maharashtra House in New Delhi, India. Jailed for more than two decades over his role in the 1993 Mumbai bombings that killed 257 people, he has made many appeals and is scheduled to be hanged Thursday, July 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal)
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Impending execution brings out mixed feelings in India

In this frame grab taken from a November 2012 video made available by Paula French, a well-known, protected lion known as Cecil strolls around in Hwange National Park, in Hwange, Zimbabwe. Zimbabwean police said Tuesday, July 28, 2015 they are searching for Walter James Palmer, an American who allegedly shot Cecil with a crossbow while on a big game hunt in a killing that has outraged conservationists and others. (Paula French via AP)
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Zimbabweans linked to illegal lion hunt appear in court

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Mexico sentences 5 men to 697 years for killings of 11 women

In this photo April 11, 2013 file photo, Jason Rezaian, an Iranian-American correspondent for the Washington Post, smiles as he attends a presidential campaign of President Hassan Rouhani, in Tehran, Iran. An Iranian news agency is quoting the lawyer of a Rezaian as saying her client should be freed in the wake of the nuclear deal between the Islamic Republic and world powers. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi, File)
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Detained Post reporter’s lawyer in Iran asks for his release

In this Wednesday, April 8, 2015 file photo, Russian businessman Dmitry Kovtun speaks during a press conference at Interfax headquarters in Moscow, Russia. A prime suspect in the killing of Alexander Litvinenko says he won't testify as planned at an inquiry into the former Russian spy's death, leading the judge in charge to accuse him of trying to manipulate proceedings. Inquiry counsel Robin Tam says Dmitry Kovtun claims to be bound by obligations of confidentiality to an ongoing Russian investigation. He had been due to testify by video link from Russia Monday, July 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
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Key suspect says he won’t testify at Litvinenko inquiry

Oleg Sentsov sits behind glass in a cage at a court room in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Tuesday, July 21, 2015. A Ukrainian filmmaker who has been in jail for over a year now has pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiracy to commit terrorism. 39-year old Sentsov was arrested in Crimea’s capital in May 2014 after a pro-Ukrainian rally protesting Russia’s annexation of Crimea in March that year. (AP Photo)
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Crimean filmmaker pleads not guilty in terrorism trial

Former SS guard Oskar Groening waits for the start of the trail against him in a courtroom in Lueneburg, northern Germany, Thursday, April 23, 2015. Groening, 93, is accused of helping to operate the death camp Auschwitz in Nazi-occupied Poland between May and June 1944, when some 425,000 Jews from Hungary were brought there and at least 300,000 were almost immediately gassed to death. (Julian Stratenschulte/Pool Photo via AP)
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Defense files appeal in Auschwitz SS man’s case

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Lawyers resign in German neo-Nazi murder trial

Former SS guard Oskar Groening sits in ths sun during the noon break of the trial against him in Lueneburg, northern Germany, Tuesday, April 21, 2015. 93-years-old Groening faces 300,000 counts of accessory to murder at the trial, which will test the argument that anyone who served as a guard at a Nazi death camp was complicit in what happened there. Groening said he bears a share of the moral guilt for atrocities at the camp, but told judges it is up to them to decide whether he deserves to be convicted as an accessory to murder. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
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Former Auschwitz guard, 94, convicted as accessory to murder

Former SS guard Oskar Groening waits for the start of the trail against him in a courtroom in Lueneburg, northern Germany, Thursday, April 23, 2015. Groening, 93, is accused of helping to operate the death camp Auschwitz in Nazi-occupied Poland between May and June 1944, when some 425,000 Jews from Hungary were brought there and at least 300,000 were almost immediately gassed to death. (Julian Stratenschulte/Pool Photo via AP)
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German court plans verdict Wednesday in Auschwitz trial

Mary Rezaian, right, mother of detained Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian and his wife Yeganeh Salehi, leave after a court hearing at the Revolutionary Court in Tehran, Iran, Monday, July 13, 2015. The closed-door trial of detained Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian, who has been detained in an Iranian prison for nearly a year, ended Monday after a third session, Iran’s official IRNA news agency reported. Rezaian, 39, is being tried in a Revolutionary Court on charges including espionage and distributing propaganda against the Islamic Republic. U.S. officials, the Post and rights groups have criticized his trial and pressed for his release. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
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Iran holds third closed session in trial of Post reporter

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Ex-prelate hospitalized ahead of trial on sex abuse, porn

Former AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd arrives for sentencing at the Tauranga District Court in Tauranga, New Zealand, Thursday, July 9, 2015. A judge sentenced Rudd to eight months of home detention after the musician pleaded guilty to threatening to kill a man who used to work for him, along with possession of methamphetamine and marijuana. (Alan Gibson/New Zealand Herald via AP)
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AC/DC’s Rudd given home detention for threatening to kill

In this Tuesday, July 7, 2015, photo, Iraqi security forces and allied Shiite militiamen launch rockets against Islamic State extremist positions in Saqlawiyah near Fallujah, Iraq. Iraq is going through its worst crisis since the 2011 withdrawal of U.S. troops. The Islamic State group controls large swaths of the country's north and west after capturing Iraq's second-largest city of Mosul and the majority of the western Anbar province last year. (AP Photo)
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Iraq sentences 24 IS militants to death for killing soldiers

Former SS guard Oskar Groening waits for the start of the trail against him in a courtroom in Lueneburg, northern Germany, Thursday, April 23, 2015. Groening, 93, is accused of helping to operate the death camp Auschwitz in Nazi-occupied Poland between May and June 1944, when some 425,000 Jews from Hungary were brought there and at least 300,000 were almost immediately gassed to death. (Julian Stratenschulte/Pool Photo via AP)
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Prosecutors seek 3½ years in prison for ex-Auschwitz guard

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Final News of the World journalist sentenced over hacking

Saw Myint Lwin, in white shirt, escorted by Myanmar police officers, leaves a court after receiving sentence Friday, July 3, 2015, in Yangon, Myanmar. The court ordered Saw Myint Lwin linked to the 2013 bombing at Trader's Hotel, one of the country's most prestigious hotels, to serve life imprisonment plus five years of hard labor. (AP Photo/Khin Maung Win)
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Man tied to 2013 Myanmar hotel blast gets life in prison

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Documents: Mexican army ordered troops to ‘kill criminals’

An office worker walks by a logo of Samsung C&T Corp., at its head office in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, July 1, 2015. A South Korean court denied an American hedge fund’s request to stop Samsung from combining its two companies, a largely expected ruling that gives South Korea’s biggest business group a leg up in the upcoming shareholder vote on the merger.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
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Seoul court denies US fund’s request to stop Samsung merger

In this Friday, June 26, 2015 file photo, Neil Wallis, the former deputy editor of the News of the World, walks to the Old Bailey in London. The former deputy editor of the News of the World has been acquitted of conspiring to hack phones when he worked at the Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid on Wednesday, July 1, 2015. His former editor, Andy Coulson, was sentenced to 18 months in prison last year for conspiring to hack phones. Prosecutors argued it was inconceivable Wallis did not know about the practice. Wallis denied involvement. (Steve Parsons/PA via AP, file)
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Ex-senior News of the World editor cleared of phone hacking

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