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Italy court upholds “rendition” convictions on ex-CIA agents

Egyptian cleric Abu Omar speaks to the media at a court house in Alexandria

ROME (Reuters) – Italy's highest court on Wednesday upheld guilty verdicts on 23 Americans for the kidnapping of an Egyptian Muslim cleric, in the first criminal convictions for CIA "rendition" flights during the U.S. 'war on terror'. The Americans –

Court official: Greek judicial authorities file charges in alleged plot against former PM

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ATHENS, Greece — A prosecutor opened a criminal case Wednesday in a suspected plot to remove former conservative prime minister Costas Karamanlis from power that was brought to light by a tip-off from Russia’s spy agency, a court official said.