ALMATY (Reuters) - The head of Kazakhstan's national journalists' union was sentenced to six years in prison on Monday after being convicted of embezzlement and tax evasion along with his son, in a case condemned by press freedom activists locally and abroad.
Al Jazeera's Acting Director General Mostefa Souag called an Egyptian court's decision to sentence three of company's journalists to three years in prison "deliberate attack on press freedom."
Dolce and Gabanna have been convicted of tax evasion by an Italian court. Italian fashion designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana have been given a one year and eight months suspended prison sentence and a hefty fine for not de...
ASTANA (Reuters) - Serik Akhmetov, a former prime minister of Kazakhstan, was sentenced on Friday to 10 years in prison for embezzlement in a case which appeared to reflect infighting among members of the ruling elite.
QUITO (Reuters) - An Ecuadorean court gave a 10-year jail sentence to former national soccer federation president Luis Chiriboga for corruption on Friday in another case stemming from the scandal at world governing body FIFA.