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Benazir Bhutto assassination: Musharraf declared fugitive, 2 cops jailed

A Pakistani anti-terrorism court on Thursday sentenced two police officers to 17 years in jail and declared former military ruler Pervez Musharraf a fugitive in the murder case of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto. The court in the garrison city of Rawalpindi acquitted five accused – all suspected members of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) – for lack of… Read More »

Briton jailed over Trump death plot

A British man has been sentenced to 12 months and one day in prison over his attempt to grab a gun in a bid to kill Donald Trump. Michael Sandford, 20, pleaded guilty in September to being an illegal alien in possession of a firearm and disrupting an official function. He was accused of grabbing a policeman’s gun… Read More »

Turkish journalist Can Dündar jailed after surviving gun attack

The prominent Turkish journalist Can Dündar has been sentenced to more than five years in prison, shortly after surviving an attack by a gunman who attempted to shoot him outside a courthouse in Istanbul. “In the space of two hours we have experienced two assassination attempts: one was done with a gun, the other was judicial,” said the… Read More »