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The European Court of Human Rights ruled Thursday in favor of a German man who says the CIA illegally kidnapped him and took him to a secret prison in Afghanistan in 2003. The decision was hailed by critics of the so-called extraordinary renditions programs in the U.S. war on terrorism.
One Halloween night, in a blacked-out bedroom in Bangkok's Chinatown, Steven Martin went into physical and mental free fall. High fever oscillated with shivering cold, gut-wrenching stomach pains brought on waves of diarrhea. Howling in agony, he leapt around the room in a kind of devil dance, his body smeared with oily sweat, vomit, mucus and feces.
In most developed countries, children with autism are usually sent to school where they get special education classes. But in France, they are more often sent to a psychiatrist where they get talk therapy meant for people with psychological or emotional problems.
FIFA should investigate Sepp Blatter's re-election as president and should publish documents relating to a kickbacks scandal, a group that advises European lawmakers said Wednesday in a new report on sports.
A European lawmakers' advisory group says UEFA should stop clubs like Manchester City from being sponsored by their owners.
Europe's human rights court has rejected an invasion-of-privacy complaint by Monaco's Princess Caroline _ one of two potentially groundbreaking rulings Tuesday that uphold the media's right to report on celebrities.
UEFA President Michel Platini called on all European countries to make sports fraud a criminal offense, saying Wednesday that soccer authorities can't stop the spread of match-fixing on their own.
Europe's human rights chief urged Lithuania, Poland and Romania on Monday to investigate the roles their governments allegedly played in the CIA's program of "secret detention and torture" of terrorism suspects.
Europe's human rights chief launched a blistering attack Thursday on European governments' counterterrorism actions, accusing them of helping the United States commit "countless" crimes in the past 10 years.