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French couple get life in jail for murdering nanny in London

French couple get life in jail for murdering nanny in London

Sophie Lionnet's ordeal culminated in a series of "interrogations" conducted by the duo over a 12-day period in a bid to force her to confess to various false crimes they had accused her of.

Danish inventor appeals life term over journalist murder

Danish inventor appeals life term over journalist murder

A Copenhagen district court on April 25 sentenced the 47-year-old to a life sentence for murdering the 30-year-old journalist.

Iraqi asylum seeker sentenced to life for London Tube bombing

Iraqi asylum seeker sentenced to life for London Tube bombing

Judge Charles Haddon-Cave said Ahmed Hassan had constructed a homemade bomb "to kill as many members of the British public as possible".

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Hippos splash water in a river at the Mpala Research Centre in Laikipia County in central Kenya.

Wain to help tourists to be there

Wain to help tourists to be there

Wain, a mobile application, meaning 'where' in Arabic and launched by the Qatar Mobility Innovations Centre (QMIC), will enhance the tourist experience in a big way by providing accurate information about the happenings and major locations in the country.

Draghi urges youth jobs focus to guard future of Europe

Draghi urges youth jobs focus to guard future of Europe

Mario Draghi said Europe must address youth unemployment by creating a more open, vibrant labour market if it wants its democratic values to live on.

Al-Hamadi meets Polish minister

Al-Hamadi meets Polish minister

HE the Secretary General (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) Dr Ahmad Hassan al-Hamadi met in Warsaw with Polish Deputy Foreign Minister Joanna Wronecka.

Harvey weakens after battering Texas coast

Harvey weakens after battering Texas coast

Hurricane Harvey left a trail of devastation yesterday after the most powerful storm to hit the US mainland in over a decade slammed into Texas, destroying homes, severing power supplies and forcing tens of thousands of residents to flee.

Egypt issues new life sentence against Brotherhood guide

Egypt issues new life sentence against Brotherhood guide

An Egyptian court sentenced the Muslim Brotherhood's supreme guide Mohamed Badie to life in prison for "planning violent attacks" in a retrial on Monday, judicial officials and a lawyer said.

Carlos the Jackal gets third life sentence for Paris attack

Carlos the Jackal gets third life sentence for Paris attack

A French court sent Carlos the Jackal, once one of the world's most wanted criminals, back to jail for his third life sentence on Tuesday after convicting him of a grenade attack 42 years ago on a Paris shop that killed two people.

Cameroon have not asked for ban on Liverpool’s Matip

Cameroon have not asked for ban on Liverpool’s Matip

Cameroon have not asked FIFA to stop defender Joel Matip playing for Liverpool during the African Nations Cup but they have not given the Premier League club the green light to field the player either, Cameroonian officials said yesterday.

Indian who hid French wife's body in fridge jailed for life

Indian who hid French wife's body in fridge jailed for life

An Indian man who murdered his French wife before chopping up her body and hiding it in a fridge three years ago was jailed for life on Thursday, police said.