FBI says no charges against Hillary Clinton after new email review

FBI says no charges against Hillary Clinton after new email review

  The FBI on Sunday lifted the threat that Hillary Clinton might face charges over her private email server — another campaign bombshell just 36 hours before her White House showdown with Donald Trump. The Democrat’s camp welcomed the news that FBI Director James Comey had decided not to change his July recommendation that she […]

Belgium charges four suspects over IS group recruiting network

Belgium charges four suspects over IS group recruiting network

Belgian prosecutors on Wednesday charged four people with participating in a terrorist organisation, including funding and recruiting would-be fighters to join the Islamic State (IS) group in Syria. The terror-related charges were announced after 15 early morning raids in the northern cities of Ghent, Antwerp and Deinze, the federal prosecutor’s office said in a statement. […]

Washington urges Iran to free father and son jailed on spying charges

Washington urges Iran to free father and son jailed on spying charges

  The United States on Tuesday demanded the release of an Iranian-American businessman and his 80-year-old father who were handed tough sentences in Tehran on espionage charges. Iranian-American businessman Siamak Namazi and his father, Baquer Namazi, were sentenced to 10 years in prison, a state-run judicial news agency reported earlier in the day, drawing swift […]

Brazil’s Lula ordered to stand trial over corruption charges

Brazil’s Lula ordered to stand trial over corruption charges

Brazil’s former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva must stand trial for corruption, a judge ruled Tuesday, after prosecutors accused the popular leftist of masterminding the large-scale plundering of state oil company Petrobras. The crusading judge behind the Petrobras investigation, Sergio Mora, accepted charges filed last week by prosecutors investigating Lula — making him the […]

Belgium charges man with planning terror attack, releases brother

Belgium charges man with planning terror attack, releases brother

Belgium charged a man with planning to commit murder in a terrorist attack and released his brother after a series of house searches on Friday evening, federal prosecutors said. For the time being, there was no connection with the attacks at Brussels airport and the metro on March 22, in which 32 people were killed, […]

Paris court charges Assad uncle with corruption

Paris court charges Assad uncle with corruption

Prosecutors in Paris charged Rifaat al-Assad, the uncle of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, with corruption earlier this month, an anti-corruption group said Tuesday. Rifaat al-Assad, who was Syria’s vice president in the 1980s, was placed under investigation in April for amassing a 90-million-euro ($100-million) fortune, including a stud farm and luxury apartments, despite being kicked […]