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Drug kingpin El Chapo sentenced to life in US prison

New York (AFP) - Once one of the world's most powerful and notorious criminals, Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was jailed for life Wednesday -- the mandatory sentence for a host of crimes spanning a quarter-century. Guzman,…

Turkish diplomat shot dead in Iraq

Arbil: At least one gunman killed three people including the Turkish vice-consul to Iraq´s autonomous Kurdish region in an attack Wednesday in the regional capital of Arbil, a police source told AFP.

Russia launches space telescoperus

Moscow - Russia launched a space telescope Saturday from the cosmodrome in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, in a joint mission with Germany intended to map X-rays across the sky and replace a project lost in January. Video posted on the website of…