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Sweden extradites to Turkey man convicted of terror links

Dec. 03, 2022 12:06 PM EST

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish authorities on Saturday arrested and jailed in Istanbul a convicted member of an outlawed militant group who was extradited from Sweden where he had fled, Turkey’s state-run news agency said. The move comes as the NATO member continues to hold up Sweden...

Australia steps up calls for US to drop WikiLeaks charges

Nov. 30, 2022 02:39 AM EST

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said he recently told U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration to bring WikiLeaks founder and Australian citizen Julian Assange’s prosecution to a close. Albanese’s comments Wednesday to Parliament...

Bodies-in-suitcases suspect appears in New Zealand court

Nov. 29, 2022 21:26 PM EST

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A woman who was extradited from South Korea this week after the bodies of her two children were found in abandoned suitcases made her first court appearance in New Zealand on Wednesday. The 42-year-old woman has been charged with two counts of murder....

Bodies in suitcases suspect extradited to New Zealand

Nov. 28, 2022 22:00 PM EST

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea extradited a 42-year-old woman to New Zealand, two months after she was arrested following the discovery of the bodies of two long-dead children in abandoned suitcases. New Zealand police said the woman arrived at Auckland Airport on Tuesday...

Mexico wants American extradited on charges in tourist death

Nov. 25, 2022 08:43 AM EST

CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (AP) — Mexican prosecutors have filed charges against a U.S. woman suspected of killing another American seen being beaten in a viral video. Prosecutors in the state of Baja California Sur did not name the suspect in the Oct. 29 death of Shanquella Robinson....

Pakistan arrests man accused of killing daughter in Italy

Nov. 25, 2022 06:23 AM EST

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani man suspected of killing his 18-year-old daughter in Italy after she reportedly refused an arranged marriage has been arrested and is being questioned by investigators in the capital, Islamabad, a senior police official said Friday. Shabbir Abbas...

Suspect in Australia murder arrested in India 4 years later

Nov. 25, 2022 04:02 AM EST

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The prime suspect in the murder of a woman on an Australian beach four years ago was arrested in New Delhi's outskirts three weeks after he was targeted with a 1 million Australian dollar ($677,000) reward, authorities said Friday. Indian national...

Mexico wants American extradited on charges in tourist death

Nov. 24, 2022 20:37 PM EST

CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (AP) — Mexican prosecutors said Thursday they have filed charges against a U.S. woman on suspicion of killing another American seen being beaten in a viral video. Prosecutors in the state of Baja California Sur did not name the suspect in the Oct. 29 death...

Venezuela's government, opposition to resume negotiations

Nov. 24, 2022 18:02 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The government of Venezuela and its opposition announced Thursday the resumption over the weekend of long-stalled negotiations meant to find a common path out of their country’s complex crisis. The announcement of the upcoming discussions in Mexico City comes...

Ringleaders in massive COVID fraud extradited to US

Nov. 18, 2022 19:58 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles couple who fled to Europe after being convicted of running a fraud ring that stole $18 million in COVID-19 aid money were returned to the United States to face prison, authorities announced Friday. Richard Ayvazyan and his wife, Marietta Terabelian,...