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DOJ rejects Arroyo request for travel

MANILA, Philippines (2nd UPDATE) – Justice Secretary Leila de Lima has decided to bar former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo from seeking medical treatment abroad, a decision that she said was supported by no less than…


Israel ex-president’s rape sentence upheld

By Steve Weizman, AFP JERUSALEM (AFP) – Israel’s Supreme Court on Thursday rejected an appeal by former president Moshe Katsav against his conviction for rape and other sexual offences, and upheld his seven-year jail term. The…