World Bulletin / News Desk
An Ethiopian court on Friday sentenced a prominent blogger to 18 years in jail and five other exiled journalists to prison terms ranging from eight years to life behind bars for conspiring with rebels to topple the government, the presiding judge said.
Dissident writer Eskinder Nega was one of 24 Ethiopians who were convicted last month of conspiring with rebels to overthrow the government. It was the third case in six months involving members of the media.
"The court has given due considerations to the charges and the sentences are appropriate," Judge Endeshaw Adane said.
The aim of the operation is to reach Sinjar town on the southern side of the mountain, which sits on a road linking Mosul to neighbouring Syria and is a key supply route for the militants.
Bouteflika's mental and cognitive faculties are intact and he will continue to govern Algeria, the ruling FLN party's chairman said
Meeting on a day when Putin mounted a wordy defence of policies on Ukraine and the economy, the leaders of the 28 EU states conferred on how to handle their giant eastern neighbour longer term
It was the first time the United States had directly accused another country of a cyberattack of such magnitude on American soil and sets up a possible new confrontation
Legislation sets defence policies and formally endorses plan to train and equip moderate Syrian force to fight ISIL.
IDF bombs strike Khan Younis area of Southern Gaza
The president says continued use of Guantanamo undermines national security.
Four youths injured were rushed to the Kamal Adwan Hospital in northern Gaza
Sudan forces repel attack and kills six Sudanese soldiers.
Obama says, “We're not at a stage here where me visiting Cuba, or President Castro coming to the United States is in the cards.”
Investigations rule that the death of minister was the result of a train accident and have ruled out foul play.
India's political opposition demand statement from prime minister after reports of coerced conversions
Pakistani Taliban group had threatened to kill children if government went ahead with plans to hang a key militant commander, they have threatened Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif that his family will bear the consequences if any are hanged.
Just the snarling of the racist -- and the silence of the other riders. A Muslim reporter's fear on the Paris metro.
Agnad Masr, meaning "Soldiers of Egypt", denounces America's decision to list the organisation as a terrorist group
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