Jul 19th, 2012
Liberian ex-president Charles Taylor has appealed his conviction and 50-year jail sentence for war crimes in Sierra Leone, the international court handling the case said on Thursday. “Charles Taylor appeals against the judgement and the sentencing judgement… and respectfully requests that (the) appea...
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Apr 26th, 2012
Leidschendam – Liberian ex-president Charles Taylor will hear a historic verdict on Thursday on charges of arming Sierra Leone’s rebels in return for “blood diamonds” in the 1990s. Samoan judge Richard Lussik will start reading the decision – the first ever judgment agai...
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Apr 24th, 2012
Leidschendam – Liberian former leader Charles Taylor awaits a verdict on Thursday on charges of arming Sierra Leone’s rebels in return for “blood diamonds” in the 1990s. A three-judge bench will read the historic decision – the first verdict against a former head of stat...
Mar 11th, 2011
Leidschendam – Prosecutors accused Liberian ex-president Charles Taylor Friday of directing Sierra Leone rebels who maimed and murdered civilians as judges prepared to consider their verdict in his war crimes trial. “He controlled the RUF”, Sierra Leone’s Revolutionary United ...
Feb 21st, 2011
LONDON — The wife of Britain’s ex-leader Gordon Brown says she spotted Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi asking for model Naomi Campbell’s phone number at an official dinner. Sarah Brown said in an interview with the Daily Mail published Saturday that she later joked about the episode wit...