Pop Star Lady Gaga paid a visit to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. The singer reportedly spent five hours in Assange’s refuge in west London. According to the Daily Mail, she had arrived at 7pm local time and it’s believed she had dinner with the 41-year-old Australian activist. Her visit […]
The death toll from the battle between Jamaican security forces and supporters of alleged drug lord Christopher Coke that erupted over the weekend reached 30 on Tuesday with no end yet in sight.
Updated: Dec. 9, 2009, 6:45 p.m
U.S. Embassy officials in Bern, Switzerland, formally submitted an extradition request for Roman Polanski to the Swiss government on Thursday night, but a lawyer for the film director said his client will continue to resist deportation.
The United States has formally asked Switzerland to extradite film director Roman Polanski, Swiss authorities said Friday. The Academy Award-winning director was arrested in Switzerland last month on a U.S.
A Swiss court has refused a request from director Roman Polanski to be released on bail, saying he poses a high flight risk, according to court documents. The Swiss Criminal Court said measures such as revoking Polanski’s travel documents and requiring him to report daily to the police would not reduce the possibility that the director would flee
Gary McKinnon, the hacker who broke into Pentagon and NASA computers, was at risk of suicide Friday after losing an effort to fight extradition to the United States, his attorney said. “This is the wholesale destruction and bullying of a small individual by the United States and now our own government,” attorney Karen Todner said in a statement.
The arrest warrant used to detain filmmaker Roman Polanski in Switzerland was valid, the Swiss Justice Ministry said Tuesday, making clear it will fight the director’s appeal against his detention over a 1977 sex case. Polanski, 76, is challenging his detention on other grounds as well.
A Spanish judge Tuesday ordered an Argentine pilot to be kept in prison in Madrid, Spain, until a decision is made about whether he should be extradited to his home country on charges that he participated in “death flights.” Former Argentine Navy Lt.
An extradition hearing is expected in Spain this week for one of two pilots arrested recently on charges they participated in “death flights” in which more than 1,000 prisoners were thrown out of planes during Argentina’s “dirty war” in the 1970s and 1980s, officials said. Former Navy Lt