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The defendant was initially given a 20-year sentence for premeditated murder, but the charges have since been lowered to manslaughter with a 10-year sentence. (File photo)
March 01, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Meanwhile, the Criminal Court attorney general contested the Criminal Court ruling and its decision to amend the premeditated murder charges to manslaughter, asking for a higher punishment.
Egyptian MP Mohamed Anwar al-Sadat, nephew of former president Anwar Sadat, was accused of
March 01, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Last month, Mohamed Anwar al-Sadat criticized parliament's leaders over extravagant spending at a time of economic hardship for millions of Egyptians.
People hold placards with hashtag #FREEDENIZ to protest the detantion of German journalist Deniz Yucel in front of Turkish embassy in Berlin on February 28, 2017. (AFP/John MacDougall)
March 01, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
Deniz Yucel, the German-Turkish journalist, was remanded in custody in Turkey earlier this week.
Afghan soldiers on patrol in Helmand province. (AFP/File)
February 28, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
The attack was committed by a Taliban member who had infiltrated the ranks of the police officers.
Refugees from Syria arrive at the Friedland shelter near Goettingen, central Germany, on April 4, 2016, after arriving from Turkey at the airport in Hanover. (AFP/Swen Pfoertner)
February 28, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Recent police statistics showed more than 3,500 attacks on refugees and asylum shelters occurred last year.
Former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi faces charges of helping up to 20,000 people escape prison in 2011, including members of the Muslim Brotherhood, Hamas, and Hezbollah. (AFP/File)
February 27, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Mohamed Morsi and other Muslim Brotherhood members were among the thousands of prisoners freed amid the chaos of the 2011 uprising.
Houthis ride a truck while patrolling a street in Sana'a January 21, 2015. (Twitter)
February 24, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Six staff and a contracted driver, all Yemeni citizens, were detained earlier this week by Houthi rebels in the Red Sea coastal district of Hodeida.
People take part in a demonstration against the deportation of some 50 Afghan refugees from Munich airport, southern Germany, on February 22, 2017. (AFP/Matthias Balk)
February 23, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Protesters described the decision as 'unjustifiable,' arguing most of Afghanistan is not safe for return.
Muslim Brotherhood supporters rally in Amman in 2014. (AFP/File)
February 22, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
The rallies were planned by activists, unionists, and youth leaders in response to the government's recent economic measures.
This file photo taken on October 21, 2015 shows Selahattin Demirtas, leader of pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democracy Party (HDP), delivering a speech during an election campaign in Istanbul. (AFP/Ozan Kose)
February 22, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
More than a dozen Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) deputies were arrested on terror charges last November.
Egyptian security forces inspect the scene of a bomb explosion at the Saint Peter and Saint Paul Coptic Orthodox Church in Cairo on December 11, 2016. (AFP/Kaheld Desouki)
February 21, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
At least 28 people were killed in December when a bomb exploded in a chapel adjoining St Mark's Cathedral in Cairo.
This file photo taken on October 11, 2016 shows a mother breastfeeding her child who suffers acute malnutrition at the clinic run by Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in Aweil, northern Bahr al-Ghazal, South Sudan. (AFP/Albert Gonzalez Farran
February 21, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
100,000 people have already been impacted by the famine, while the UN has warned of potential genocide and ethnic cleansing.
Dutch far-right politician and leader of the Partij Voor De Vrijheid (PVV or Freedom Party) Geert Wilders (C) looks towards journalists as he officially launches his parliamentary election campaign in Spijkenisse on February 18, 2017. (AFP/John Thys)
February 20, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
The controversial politician previously called for a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest and gave women 'anti-refugee spray.'
Afghan men climb up a snow covered hillside as youths play on the frozen surface of Qargha Lake on the outskirts of Kabul on February 10, 2017. (AFP/Wakil Kohsar)
February 19, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
More than 100 died due to heavy snowfall just days earlier.
This file photo taken on June 25, 1993 shows Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman (R) entering his apartment building with an unidentified man after afternoon prayers at his mosque in Jersey City, New Jersey. (AFP/Mark D. Phillips)
February 19, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Radical preacher Omar Abdel-Rahman, 78, died while serving a life sentence for his involvement in the 1993 World Trade Center attacks in New York.
Tens of thousands of people march holding a banner reading
February 19, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Spain has been slow to make good on its pledge to take in more than 17,000 refugees over a two-year period.