Cook, bookkeeper and 'worst of the worst' held at Guantanamo

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Cook, bookkeeper and 'worst of the worst' held at Guantanamo

Detainees at the Guantanamo military prison include fighters who sought to kill Americans, but also men who cooked, translated or had only tenuous militant ties but were nonetheless held for many years, according to a report released on Wednesday that is likely to fuel debate over closing the facility.

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Vietnamese woman found guilty in Australia air ticket scam

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Vietnamese woman found guilty in Australia air ticket scam

A Vietnamese woman who swindled roughly A$466,000 (US$359,000) from more than 300 Vietnamese students in Australia in an air ticket scam early this year has been sentenced to 18 months of home detention.

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Australia prison abuse could violate torture conventions: U.N.

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Australia prison abuse could violate torture conventions: U.N.

The use of hoods, restraints and teargas on Australian aboriginal children in youth detention centers by police, as shown in footage released this week, could violate the U.N. treaty barring torture, a top U.N. official said on Thursday.

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Turkey orders detention of 47 more journalists: government official

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Turkey orders detention of 47 more journalists: government official

Turkey ordered another 47 journalists detained on Wednesday, a government official said, part of a widening crackdown on supporters of U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, accused by Ankara of masterminding a failed military coup.

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Australian PM orders inquiry after teenage prisoners teargassed, stripped naked

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Australian PM orders inquiry after teenage prisoners teargassed, stripped naked

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Tuesday ordered an inquiry into the treatment of children in detention after the airing of video showing prison guards teargassing teenage inmates and strapping a half-naked, hooded-boy to a chair.

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Australia plans indefinite detention of convicted extremists

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Australia plans indefinite detention of convicted extremists

Australia will indefinitely detain people convicted of terrorism-related charges if it feels they pose an ongoing danger to society upon their release, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Monday.

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Turkey's Erdogan orders closure of more schools, extends detention period

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Turkey's Erdogan orders closure of more schools, extends detention period

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has ordered the closure of more than 1,000 private schools and extended the period in which some suspects can be detained without charge, in his first decree since declaring a three-month state of emergency.

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France National Assembly votes to extend state of emergency

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France National Assembly votes to extend state of emergency

France’s National Assembly voted in the early hours of today to extend the country’s state of emergency for six months following last week’s massacre in Nice.

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Amnesty International information on Vietnamese prisons untrue

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VGP - The information mentioned in Amnesty International’s recent report on the situation at detention camps in Viet Nam is untrue, stated Foreign Ministry Spokesman Le Hai Binh at the ministry’s regular press conference on July 14.

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Vietnamese embassies in Cambodia, UAE protect citizens

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The Vietnamese Embassy in Cambodia has conducted measures to ensure citizen protection following Cambodian forces’ arrest of 84 Vietnamese people on July 1.

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3 Russians charged in Vietnam for credit card fraud

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3 Russians charged in Vietnam for credit card fraud

Prosecutors Monday filed charges against three Russian nationals who allegedly used fake credit cards to withdraw nearly VND300 million (US$13,500) last year.

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Chinese authorities warn Hong Kong bookseller for "violating" bail

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Chinese authorities warn Hong Kong bookseller for 'violating' bail

A law enforcement body in China has warned Hong Kong bookseller Lam Wing-kee that he could face harsher legal action for violating his bail conditions after he was allowed to return to Hong Kong in June, a Hong Kong newspaper reported.

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Prosecutors seek detention for Lotte Group founder's daughter: Yonhap

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Prosecutors seek detention for Lotte Group founder's daughter: Yonhap

South Korean prosecutors conducting a bribery investigation on Monday requested a detention warrant for the daughter of the founder of South Korea's Lotte Group conglomerate, Yonhap News Agency reported, citing the prosecutors' office.

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NA approves delay to Penal Code 2015

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NA approves delay to Penal Code 2015

The National Assembly has issued a resolution to delay the implementation of the Penal Code 2015 and several other laws until the law on the amendments and supplements to a number of articles in the code becomes effective, announced the President’s Office during a press conference in Hà Nội yesterday.

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Justice Department opposes new Obama proposal on Guantanamo

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Justice Department opposes new Obama proposal on Guantanamo

President Barack Obama is again facing dissent from within his administration – this time from Attorney General Loretta Lynch - over his plans to shutter the Guantanamo Bay military prison, according to senior administration officials.

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