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Deutsche Welle

Kulbhushan Jadhav: UN court orders Pakistan to review Indian 'spy' death sentence

17-07-2019

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ordered Pakistan to review the death penalty for the former Indian navy commander. New Delhi had complained of an unfair trial and sought the ICJ's intervention.

Drug lord 'El Chapo' sentenced to life in prison

17-07-2019

The Mexican drug lord was handed a life sentence plus 30 years in a New York court. The leader of the Sinaloa drug cartel had escaped jail in Mexico twice, and was extradited to the US in 2017.

Turkish journalists acquitted of terrorist propaganda charges

17-07-2019

Erol Onderoglu, the national representative for Reporters Without Borders, was one of three facing 14 years in jail. 140 journalists are currently in prison in Turkey, despite international demands that they be set free.