American cult killer Charles Manson dies at 83Cult leader Charles Manson, whose followers killed actress Sharon Tate and six others in 1969, has died. He was 83.
Catalonia's sacked parliament speaker detained in SpainThe speaker of Catalonia's sacked parliament was detained on Thursday over her region's controversial drive for independence from Spain.
Russian opposition leader Navalny released from jailRussian opposition leader Alexei Navalny walked free on Sunday after a 20-day jail term for organising protests against President Vladimir Putin.
Catalan separatist leaders jailed during sedition probeA Spanish court ordered two powerful Catalan separatists to be detained late Monday, threatening a further escalation of the political crisis as both sides refused to budge in…
O J Simpson released from jail on parole, story by Erin OgunkeyeO J Simpson is released from jail on parole, reports FRANCE 24's Erin Ogunkeye.
OJ Simpson freed from jail after serving nine yearsFormer football legend O.J. Simpson became a free man Sunday after serving nine years for a botched hotel room heist that brought the conviction and prison time he avoided after…
French journalist arrives home after release from Turkish jailThe young French reporter Loup Bureau arrived back in Paris on Sunday, "tired but relieved", after being detained for more than seven weeks in a Turkish jail on terror charges.
French reporter jailed in Turkey to be freedA young French reporter who has been held on terror charges in Turkey for the last seven weeks is set to be freed Friday, his lawyers said.
Dozens killed in Venezuela prison riotAt least 37 people died in an hours-long jail riot in Venezuela's southern state of Amazonas, officials said Wednesday.
US calls for Iran’s release of detained US citizensThe United States called on Iran Sunday to immediately release US citizens and other foreigners detained on "fabricated" national security charges, after Tehran said an unnamed…
France In Focus
A rare look inside France's prison systemThis week we look into the challenges faced by France's penitentiary system. The subject is a touchy one in a country where overpopulated jails are a longstanding and…
At least 28 inmates killed in Mexico prison riotRioting inmates at a Mexican prison slit their rivals' throats and beat them to death Thursday, leaving 28 dead and three wounded, officials said.
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