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19 Jun 2017
Indonesian police launch a manhunt for four foreign inmates who escaped from an overcrowded prison in the resort island of Bali by crawling through a narrow tunnel dug under the walls.
27 Apr 2017
Justice Mohammed Mayaki of the Niger State High Court Minna on Tuesday ordered the remand of the former governor of Niger State, Babangida Aliyu, in prison custody up until May 4.
19 Mar 2017
When Sadegh married his college sweetheart, he never thought he'd end up as one of those Iranians facing ruin and even prison because of huge sums demanded by his wife's family.
19 Feb 2017
The man convicted in connection with the bombing of New York's World Trade Center in 1993 has died in prison. The son of Omar Abdel-Rahman has told Al Jazeera the US "killed him slowly".
4 Feb 2017
A law change in Russia will downgrade the punishment for domestic violence from prison to a fine, infuriating rights groups and victims and prompt unusually heated debate in a country where many see violence at home as the norm.
16 Jan 2017
Donald Trump has had a busy weekend. He was criticised by CIA Director John Brennan and he gave multiple interviews, including one of his first to the European press.
7 Jan 2017
Security experts blame the escalating tensions between rival drug gangs in the state of Roraima for the violence.
22 Dec 2016

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