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US Supreme Court blocks execution

The US Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected the state of Arkansas' request to execute the first prisoner in a tight schedule of eight death sentences before the end of the month, the media reported.

Ousted South Korean President to be interrogated in jail

South Korean prosecutors will interrogate ousted President Park Geun-hye who is now in preventive detention over her alleged involvement in a corruption scandal, officials said on Sunday.

Woman charged over failed Paris attack: Prosecutors

French anti-terror judges have charged a woman over a failed attack near Paris' Notre Dame cathedral, where a car containing gas canisters was found last weekend.

Dutch police arrest French national suspected of planning attack

The Netherlands was already on heightened alert after Tuesday's airport and metro attacks in Brussels, with security stepped up at airports and train stations and border controls tightened.

Guatemala arrests 11 in medicine-buying kickback scheme

Prosecutors in Guatemala have detained 11 people in connection with a medicine-buying kickback scheme at public hospitals.

Italian prosecutors seek to indict Bank of China, 297 people

Italian prosecutors are seeking to indict 297 people and the Bank of China in connection with a massive money-laundering investigation reported earlier this month.