Maradona’s doctor ‘not formally charged’ with manslaughter: lawyer
02 December 2020 | 6:24 am
"Doctor Luque is not formally charged," says one of the lawyers for Diego Maradona's surgeon, Leopoldo Luque, after prosecutors in San Isidro, near Buenos Aires, said they were investigating him over the treatment the football legend received for his heart condition following his discharge from hospital.
23 Dec 2021
Kim Potter fired her gun instead of her taser during the attempted arrest of Daunte Wright at a traffic stop. The death occurred during the Derek Chauvin trial.
9 Jan 2022
Former White House ethics lawyer Richard Painter talks to DW’s Brent Goff on “The Day” about former Trump advisor Steve Bannon’s refusal to testify before a Congressional committee investigating the January 6th attack on the US Capitol. Painter says a special prosecutor should look into the entire Trump White House’s role in the events, including investigating the former president himself.
20 Jan 2022
Syrian doctor Alaa M. is standing trial in Frankfurt, accused of having been part of the Syrian torture system. Torture takes place in over 100 countries worldwide — and doctors are almost always involved.
20 Feb 2022
Lucy Wangari started an unusual consulting business: dealing with onion farming. She's made the niche her own in Kenya, and wants to spread knowledge beyond big commercial farms.
22 Mar 2022
Back in June 2021, Switzerland sentenced Liberian warlord Alieu Kosiah to 20 years in prison for war crimes. Speaking to FRANCE 24, Alain Werner, a Swiss lawyer and the director of the NGO Civitas Maxima, hailed a "historic" verdict for both Liberia and Switzerland. He also shared his thoughts on international justice more broadly, almost two decades after the start of the International Criminal Court.
26 Mar 2022
Kenyan lawyer Harman Grewal developed a little legal helper: an artificially intelligent lawyer called Nadia to help Kenyans access free legal advice.
12 Apr 2022
The city of Mariupol has been subjected to constant Russian bombardment since the beginning of the war. DW correspondent Rebecca Ritters met one doctor who spent 25 days and nights helping the injured in the city until she, too, took the chance to flee.
20 Apr 2022
The inaugural trial of a court established to prosecute war crimes in Central African Republic's drawn-out conflict was postponed on its first day on Tuesday when lawyers for defendants boycotted proceedings
5 May 2022
The shirt worn by Diego Maradona when he scored two of the most famous goals in soccer history was sold for 7.14 million pounds ($8.93 million) on Wednesday, marking a new auction record for an item of sports memorabilia.
23 May 2022
Doctor Strange in The Multiverse of Madness continues to dominate at the box office, pulling in over $800 million worldwide.
6 Jun 2022
Victims of an attack on a Catholic church in Nigeria were treated in hospital on Monday . Doctors said they were treating patients who had suffered lacerations, bullet wounds and blast injuries.
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The International Monetary Fund has raised its forecasts for the global economy for 2023, stating that growth has been “surprisingly resilient". However, it also said the UK is likely to be the only leading economy to head into recession in 2023.
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Heavy rainfall that followed the landfall of Tropical Storm Cheneso in Madagascar has killed 16 people and left 17 missing, the government's Office for Risk and Disaster Management said.
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The Lunar New Year is a huge holiday in China, but also in other Asian countries like Korea and Vietnam. More than one billion people will be celebrating the event, which begins on January 22. For most, it's the Year of the Rabbit but in Vietnam, people will mark the Year of the Cat.
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The International Monetary Fund has given a brighter outlook in its latest report than in October, predicting that inflation will slow. It said that European economies had shown more resilience than expected.