Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof sentenced to death

Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof sentenced to death

A US jury on Tuesday sentenced Dylann Roof, the self-described white supremacist who gunned down nine black worshippers in a South Carolina church, to death over the June 2015 massacre. Roof, 22, was convicted last month of 33 federal charges — including hate crimes resulting in death — in connection with the carnage at the […]

Two military officers sentenced to life in prison over failed Turkey coup

Two military officers sentenced to life in prison over failed Turkey coup

Two senior Turkish military officers were jailed for life on Thursday for involvement in July’s failed coup attempt that killed almost 250 people, marking the first conviction related to the putsch, news agencies said. The court found that a colonel and a major had been assigned duties as provincial commanders after the intended overthrow of […]