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    Lionel Messi sentenced to 21 months for tax fraud

    AFP, Published on 06/07/2016

    » BARCELONA - A court in Spain on Wednesday sentenced Barcelona striker Lionel Messi and his father to 21 months in jail for tax fraud and slapped them with a fine of 3.7 million euros (US$4.1 million).

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    Myanmar bomber sentenced to death

    Published on 08/01/2015

    » YANGON — A Myanmar court sentenced a man to death on Thursday after finding him guilty of a 2013 bomb attack on a hotel that killed two people and wounded one, a police officer said.

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    20 sentenced in Myanmar for trafficking boat people

    Published on 24/06/2015

    » Twenty members of a human trafficking ring, facing charges in connection with a migrant ship that was intercepted off the Arakan coast last month, were each handed five years in prison on Monday by a township court.

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    Alleged wildlife smuggling kingpin jailed

    Associated Press, Published on 12/05/2018

    » A court has sentenced a man believed to be a kingpin in the illicit wildlife trade to two years in prison for smuggling rhinoceros horns, according to an organisation that works with police to combat trafficking.


    Anachronistic farewell to the Lido

    Life, Published on 24/05/2018

    » The Silent Film Festival returns to Scala and Lido starting tonight. Running until May 31, the festival will also mark the final event -- and a final screening -- at the Lido, a beloved cinema that will end its operation also on that night.


    Art and coup: Four years and counting

    Life, Ariane Kupferman-Sutthavong, Published on 23/05/2018

    » Tuesday marked the fourth anniversary of the May 2014 coup d'etat. While it continues to underpin the political landscape, the coup also sparked an unprecedented rise in Thai artworks with political messages. A new political art exhibition took place almost every month since May 2014.

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    Trump-Kim summit set for June 12 in Singapore

    Associated Press, Published on 10/05/2018

    » WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump will meet with North Korea's Kim Jong Un in Singapore on June 12, Mr Trump announced Thursday, hours after suggesting that the release of three Americans held in the North heralded a potential breakthrough toward denuclearising the Korean Peninsula.

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    News, Published on 21/01/2018

    » Sentenced: By the Criminal Court to 80 and a half years in prison, serial bomber Watana Pumret. The 63-year-old was most famously convicted of the Phramongkutklao Hospital bombing last year. So far, for four bombings and an explosive cache, Watana has received prison sentences of 111 years and six months plus fines of 1,475 baht. He has two other cases to go.

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    Freed Somyot thanks allies

    News, Post Reporters, Published on 01/05/2018

    » Somyot Prueksakasemsuk was freed yesterday after serving seven years in jail for lese majeste and defamation.

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    'Butcher of Bosnia' found guilty of genocide

    Reuters, Published on 22/11/2017

    » THE HAGUE: Former Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic was found guilty of genocide by a UN war crimes tribunal on Wednesday and sentenced to life in prison for orchestrating massacres and ethnic cleansing during Bosnia's war.

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