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Serbian president defends probe against NGOs, other critics

Jul. 30, 2020 7:09 AM EDT

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The Serbian president on Thursday defended a probe into money laundering and terror financing launched against dozens of rights groups and independent journalists critical of his and his government's policies. Aleksandar Vucic denied that the investigation launched by the finance...

In this Friday, April 5, 2019, photo, Serbia's finance minister Sinisa Mali, left, speaks with Serbia's President Aleksandar Vucic in Belgrade, Serbia. Serbia's finance ministry has launched an investigation into money laundering and financing of terrorism against dozens of rights organizations, independent journalists and opposition politicians who have been exposing alleged government corruption. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

Serbia cracks down on rights groups, government critics

Jul. 28, 2020 2:04 PM EDT

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia's finance ministry has launched a probe into possible money laundering and financing of terrorism against dozens of rights groups, independent journalists and opposition politicians who have criticized alleged government corruption and anti-democratic policies. The ministry...

FLE - In this Feb. 5, 2019 file photo, Hafiz Saeed, chief of Pakistani religious group Jamaat-ud-Dawa, addresses a rally in Lahore, Pakistan. The United Nations has freed up “expense” money for several men designated as terrorists at the request of the Pakistani government, including one Saeed. Pakistan's Foreign Ministry said in a statement Wednesday, July 15, 2020 the money will cover basic expenses and doesn't involve any restoration or unfreezing of bank accounts. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary, File)

UN frees up 'expense' money for several declared terrorists

Jul. 15, 2020 11:14 AM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The United Nations has freed up “expense” money for several men designated as terrorists at the request of the Pakistani government, including one with a $10 million U.S. bounty on his head. Pakistan's Foreign Ministry said in a statement Wednesday the money will cover basic...

Gun buyer in San Bernardino attack can't withdraw plea

Jun. 12, 2020 6:09 PM EDT

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A friend of the couple who carried out the 2105 San Bernardino terrorist attack will not be allowed to withdraw his guilty plea to a charge of providing material support by buying the rifles used to kill 14 people and wound 22, a federal judge ruled. The withdrawal attempt by...