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US: Associate of Russian Arms Dealer Arrested in Australia

Posted January 10th, 2013 at 11:55 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. officials say an associate of convicted Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout has been arrested in Australia. The Drug Enforcement Administration and a U.S. prosecutor announced that Richard Ammar Chichakli was arrested Wednesday by Australian authorities at the request of the United States. Chichakli has been charged with conspiring with Bout and others to buy […]

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UN Tribunal Transfers First Genocide Suspect to Rwanda

Posted April 19th, 2012 at 6:40 pm (UTC-5)
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The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda has for the first time transferred a genocide suspect back to the central African country to face trial. Genocide suspect Jean Uwinkindi arrived in Kigali late Thursday from Arushu, Tanzania, where the U.N. tribunal is based. The transfer came after ICTR judges denied a motion blocking his transfer. Uwinkindi’s […]

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UN Tribunal Transfers First Genocide Suspect to Rwanda

Posted April 19th, 2012 at 5:40 pm (UTC-5)
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The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda has for the first time transferred a genocide suspect back to the central African country to face trial. Genocide suspect Jean Uwinkindi arrived in Kigali late Thursday from Arushu, Tanzania, where the U.N. tribunal is based. The transfer came after ICTR judges denied a motion blocking his transfer. Uwinkindi’s […]

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Australian Collar Bomb Suspect to Drop Extradition Fight

Posted September 13th, 2011 at 11:20 pm (UTC-5)
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An Australian fugitive suspected of terrorizing a teenage girl with a fake collar bomb has decided to agree to return to Australia from the United States to face charges. Paul Douglas Peters is set to appear Wednesday in a court in Kentucky, where he is expected to announce his decision. His lawyer declined to comment […]

Judge OKs extradition of France bomb suspect

Posted June 6th, 2011 at 5:35 pm (UTC-5)
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A judge in Canada has ruled that a Canadian may be extradited to France where he faces charges in connection with a 1980 synagogue bombing in Paris that killed four people. Justice Robert Maranger said that while he believes the French authorities’ case against 57-year old Hassan Diab is “weak,” the Canadian-Lebanese national must be […]

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