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TIRANA, Albania (AP) — An Albanian appeals court has sentenced the country’s former chief prosecutor to two years in jail and confiscated his property for hiding money from illegally owned properties. The Tirana Appeals Court that handles top officials’ corruption cases on Wednesday left in power the May verdict of the first instance court for

ROME (AP) — A Rome court has rejected a request by Venezuela to extradite its former oil czar to face corruption charges, citing the country’s record in violating human rights. The Italian lawyer for Rafael Ramirez says the Court of Appeals recognized that he needs international protection. Ramirez is the longtime head of Venezuela’s  PDVSA

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — British human rights lawyer Amal Clooney has been named as one of 17 special advisers to the new chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court. Clooney was appointed Friday as an adviser on the Darfur region of Sudan, where prosecutors allege that government forces and militias backed by Khartoum carried

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti’s chief prosecutor has asked a judge to charge Prime Minister Ariel Henry in the slaying of the president and asked other officials to bar him from leaving the country. The order filed Tuesday by Port-au-Prince prosecutor Bed-Ford Claude comes on the same day that he had requested Henry meet with

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti’s Office of Citizen Protection is demanding that Prime Minister Ariel Henry step down as authorities seek to interview him about telephone calls he allegedly had with a key suspect in the president’s assassination. The ombudsman-like office said in a video posted Monday that Henry should appear at the public prosecutor’s