Long-awaited trial over 2009 stadium massacre begins in Guinea
29 September 2022 | 12:35 pm
Former Guinean dictator Moussa Dadis Camara is finally in court for a long-awaited trial, 13 years after more than 150 people were killed by security forces at a Conakry stadium.
The full trial of two men charged with killing Dutch journalist Peter R. de Vries opened in Amsterdam. De Vries, one of the Netherlands' most famous crime reporters, was fatally shot dead in the street last July.
The trial of former FIFA president Sepp Blatter and French footballing legend Michel Platini over alleged corrupt payments continued in Switzerland on Thursday.
Former soccer player Samuel Eto'o has acknowledged that he committed four crimes against the Public Treasury when he played for Barcelona Football Club in the trial that took place this morning in criminal court number 11 from Barcelona.
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With a verdict expected today, the French press is taking a look back at the past 10 months of the November 2015 Paris terror attacks trial. We also discuss bombshell testimony in the January 6 Capitol riot hearings, France's new National Assembly speaker and a French media strike. Finally, we find out why double-shampooing is a no-no in Italy.
The murder trial of rapper Nipsey Hussle has been delayed after his alleged killer was attacked in a cell while waiting to be brought to court. Eric Holder Jr.'s public defender told Rolling stone that Holder was beaten by two inmates and cut with a razor in the back of his head.
Former football administrators Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini are due to hear the verdict in their Swiss corruption trial on Friday.
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Ryan Giggs arrives at Manchester Crown Court for the start of his trial after being accused of assault against two women.
Prosecutors have alleged the suspect was "in contact with a Russian intelligence service" between 2014 and 2020. Information was said to have been shared during personal meetings, over the telephone, email and WhatsApp.
Kenya is still waiting for official news of who its next president will be, this as speculation runs rife online about the outcome of Tuesday's vote. Also in this edition: in Guinea, the main opposition group FNDC has accused the transitional government of operating like a mafia, after the coalition was disbanded by the authorities. Finally, the vodun religion, sometimes referred as voodoo, is being celebrated at a festival in the town of Ouidah in Benin.
Scientists recently discovered a crater off the coast of Guinea. While it was not as impactful as the asteroid that killed off the dinosaurs 66 million years ago, its regional consequences would have been huge. Our regional correspondent Sam Bradpiece spoke to one of the researchers involved.
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