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Canada wants answers after Iran prison death

OTTAWA: Canada on Tuesday stepped up its demand for answers after the death of renowned Iranian-Canadian environmentalist Kavous Seyed Emami, who Iranian officials say committed suicide in prison. Tehran's chief prosecutor accused Emami…

Egypt’s Morsi sentenced to three years in prison

CAIRO: An Egyptian court sentenced ousted president Mohamed Morsi to three years in prison along with 19 other defendants on Saturday for "insulting the judiciary," his lawyer said. The other defendants include former members of…

The Italian nursery pulling down the walls of prison

BOLLATE, Italy: With its warm colours and toy-filled rooms, the Biobab nursery looks just like any other, but this is daycare with a difference. Located in the grounds of Milan's Bollate prison, the kindergarten welcomes the children of…

O.J. Simpson freed from jail on parole

LOS ANGELES: Disgraced American football star O.J. Simpson, whose racially charged 1995 murder trial riveted the nation, was released from jail on parole early on Sunday after nine years behind bars for armed robbery. Simpson, 70, left…

Messi prison sentence lifted in exchange for fine

MADRID: A Spanish court said on Friday it has exchanged a 21-month prison sentence handed to Soccer player Lionel Messi for tax fraud last July for a quarter-of-a-million-euro fine. The Barcelona player and his father were found guilty…