Trial in absentia
Curuvija was killed on April 11, 1999, during a NATO bombing of the FRY in front of his home in downtown Belgrade where he lived, that day was Easter according to the Julian calendar.
Four years ago, four members of the then State Security Division were sentenced to execution for liquidation a year ago, totaling 100 years in prison.
A German court on July 11 sentenced defendant Beate Zschaepe to life in prison, finding her guilty on 10 counts of murder as part of a neo-Nazi gang and handing her the longest possible sentence.
A Kuwaiti court on April 1 sentenced in absentia a Lebanese man and his Syrian wife to death by hanging over the murder of a Filipina maid, a judicial source said.
The court sitting on the case for siphoning off of more than BGN 2 and a half billion from the Corporate Commercial Bank on 28th of February continues for second day In the Specialised Court. The former banker and majority shareholder of the bank, Tzvetan Vassilev, and other 17 people are defendants in the process, charged as an organised criminal group.
A Belgian court on Feb. 13 sentenced a jihadist to 28 years in jail for committing murder in Syria, the Belga news agency said, adding that it was the country's first such conviction.
The 24-year-old man, named Hakim Elouassaki, was a member of Sharia4Belgium, a radical Islamist group based in the northern city of Antwerp.