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Amanda Knox is in Washington state, but an appeals court in Italy kicked off its second appeals trial in her absence, accusing her once again of assisting in the murder of her British roommate when she attended school in the university town of Perugia.
An appeals court has upheld the tax fraud conviction against ex-Premier Silvio Berlusconi and sentenced him to four years in prison.
The highest court in Italy has overturned Amanda Knox's acquittal, and she now faces a new trial in the murder of her former British roommate.
Italy's highest criminal court has overturned the acquittal of Amanda Knox in the slaying of her British roommate and ordered a new trial.
Amanda Knox was "very anxious" as Italy's top criminal court heard arguments Monday from prosecutors appealing her acquittal in the murder of her roommate, her lawyer said.
The Vatican is pressing its opposition to gay marriage, insisting Saturday that children should grow up with a father and a mother, after Italy's high court upheld a lower court ruling and granted custody of a child to his gay mother.
The power struggle between Egypt's Islamic and secularist forces intensified Wednesday, with some analysts warning of civil war and supporters of the Islamist government planning to march Saturday on a central square in Cairo where opponents have been holding a sit-in for more than a week.
Belgium's highest court granted conditional early release Tuesday to one of the nation's most despised criminals, the accomplice and former wife of a pedophile and child killer, even though she let two of his victims starve to death.
The power struggle that has pitted Egypt's first democratically elected president against his country's courts and military has drifted into murky legal waters, leaving analysts, officials and ordinary Egyptians scratching their heads over the question: who has the law on their side?