Sentencing

Father gets life for murder of his daughter, aged 4

An Athens court handed life terms Tuesday to 27-year-old Stanislav Bakardjev and his 30-year-old codefendant, Nazif Ahmedov for the 2015 murder and mutilation of 4-year-old Ani.

The girl's mother, 25-year-old Dimitrina Borisova, was found guilty of exposing the child to danger. She was given a six-year suspended sentence and granted conditional release.

Open letter to judges

Three men dragged a woman with a car for 230 meters; she died when she went under the rear wheels. The sentences of 36 years each were reduced to 30 years because of their ?good conduct? in the courtroom.

I would pick up a gun and seek retribution: Turkey's EU minister

Turkish EU Minister Bozk?r said that if it was his own daughter in place of Özgecan Aslan, he might feel the wish to 'take arms and seek retribution,' but added that 'the state should not react in this way' as aggravated life imprisonment would be the appropriate sentence for such criminals.

Verdict in Rompetrol case; Senator Rosca Stanescu - two years, four months in prison

National Liberal Party (PNL) Senator Sorin Rosca Stanescu received a definitive sentence of two years, four months imprisonment, issued by the Bucharest Court of Appeals, while former Communications Minister Sorin Pantis received a two year, eight months imprisonment sentence.

Court postpones decision on terrorist's appeal for home incarceration

A decision on the request for conditional imprisonment by convicted November 17 terrorist Savvas Xeros, serving five consecutive life sentences plus an additional 25 years for participating in five assassinations and robberies, among other crimes, was postponed on Thursday until October 14.

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