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  • This May 1989 file photo shows General Manuel Antonio Noriega speaking to the press in Panama. (AP Photo)

    Manuel Noriega sues 'Call of Duty' makers for mocking portrayal in game

    Former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega — in jail for drug smuggling, money laundering and murder — said he has his rights and the makers of "Call of Duty: Black Ops II" have violated them by portraying him in a bad light in a video game.

  • This May 1989 file photo shows General Manuel Antonio Noriega speaking to the press in Panama. (AP Photo)

    EDITORIAL: Trademark litigation run amok

    Ever since the United States deposed Manuel Noriega as the maximum leader of Panama a quarter of a century ago, he, like Rodney Dangerfield, "don't get no respect." So the other day, Noriega filed a lawsuit from his cell in Panama's El Renacer prison.

  • Briefly: Americas

    Manuel Noriega is back in his Panamanian homeland after nearly 22 years, sitting in a prison cell in a country he ruled as a personal fiefdom until U.S. troops invaded and hauled him off to a Florida jail.

  • A police car (second from right) believed to be carrying former Panamanian military strongman Manuel Noriega arrives at Orly Airport, south of Paris, after leaving La Sante Prison on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

    Noriega flown to Panama to be punished once again

    Former military strongman Manuel Antonio Noriega was flown home to Panama on Sunday to be punished once again for crimes he committed during a career that saw him transformed from a close Cold War ally of Washington to the vilified target of a U.S. invasion.

  • This May 1989 file photo shows General Manuel Antonio Noriega speaking to the press in Panama. (AP Photo)

    Noriega returns to Panama to serve remainder of sentence

    Former dictator Manuel Noriega has arrived in Panama for the first time in 22 years, returning as an extradited prisoner to the country he once ruled with an iron grip.

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    International criticism of Egypt's military rulers mounted Wednesday as police clashed for a fifth day with protesters demanding that the generals relinquish power immediately.

  • This May 1989 file photo shows General Manuel Antonio Noriega speaking to the press in Panama. (AP Photo)

    French court hands Noriega 7-year prison term

    A Paris court on Wednesday convicted former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega of laundering drug money in France in the 1980s and ordered him to spend seven years behind bars — a sentence that comes on top of his two decades already spent in a U.S. prison.

  • Corruption, violence preserved regime

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  • Noriega court bid called a charade

    MIAMI — Federal prosecutors yesterday dismissed as a charade the bid by former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega to avoid extradition to France on money-laundering charges.

  • Noriega contests extradition bid

    MIAMI — Aged and paunchy former Panamanian strongman Manuel Noriega appeared in a South Florida federal court yesterday to contest a request to extradite him to France, where he faces money-laundering charges.

  • Noriega contests extradition bid

    MIAMI — Aged and paunchy former Panamanian strongman Manuel Noriega appeared in a South Florida federal court yesterday to contest a request to extradite him to France, where he faces money-laundering charges.

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