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  • Iraq extradites suspected killer of 14-year-old girl to Germany

    06/10/2018 3:32:39 PM PDT · by BBell · 16 replies ^ | 6/9/18 | Michael Nienaber
    BERLIN (Reuters) - Iraq has extradited a 20-year-old Iraqi suspected of raping and killing a 14-year-old girl in Germany last month, German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said on Saturday.“I’m glad that the alleged perpetrator wanted by German authorities is back in Germany,” Seehofer said in a statement, adding that the investigation of the case could now be accelerated. “For the girl’s family, that is only a small consolation, and my thoughts are with them during these difficult hours,” Seehofer said. “But for the state and our society, it is important that crimes are cleared up and suspects are brought to...
  • US extradites war crimes suspect to Bosnia

    12/20/2011 10:30:52 AM PST · by Nachum · 5 replies ^ | 12/20/11 | Reuters
    SARAJEVO - US authorities on Tuesday extradited to Bosnia a Muslim ex-soldier accused of taking part in the mass murder of Croat civilians in southern Bosnia-Herzegovina during the Muslim-Croat conflict there in 1993, Bosnia's prosecutor's office said. Edin Dzeko, a 39-year-old naturalized US citizen who moved to the United States in 2001, agreed in November before a judge in Seattle to return to his native Bosnia to face charges that he participated in war crimes.
  • Thailand extradites alleged arms dealer (to the US)

    11/16/2010 2:48:59 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 3 replies
    A notorious arms dealer who has been the subject of an extended diplomatic tug of war between the United States and Russia has been extradited from Thailand aboard a US government jet. Viktor Bout is a former Soviet air force pilot and alleged KGB agent, who is accused of running arms into just about every major armed conflict and insurrection - from Sierra Leone to Afghanistan - for the past 20 years. The burly Russian's luck ran out when he was caught in a sting operation by US agents posing as guerillas from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Columbia (FARC)....
  • Mexico extradites ex-Border Patrol agents to US

    03/12/2009 5:45:20 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 6 replies · 729+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 3/12/09 | AP
    <p>MEXICO CITY – Mexico has extradited two former U.S. Border Patrol agents accused of taking bribes from migrant smugglers.</p> <p>The U.S. Embassy says Raul Villarreal and Fidel Villarreal allegedly fled to Mexico after they learned U.S. authorities were investigating them in 2006. The brothers were veteran agents in the San Diego area.</p>
  • China extradites US fugitive

    07/21/2003 12:27:37 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 2 replies · 218+ views
    The Australian ^ | July 22 2003
    A FUGITIVE wanted in the United States for a pair of drug-related killings has been handed over by China despite the lack of an extradition treaty between the two governments, the US Embassy said today. Nguyen Hao Duc was flown to the United States from Beijing yesterday, accompanied by a New York City police detective and two FBI agents, an embassy spokeswoman said. Nguyen, who, an embassy statement said, was accused of being an "enforcer and assassin" for a drug gang, had been charged in a New York federal court with killing two men in Toronto in 1994 on the...
  • Al-Qaeda suspects extradited from Oman to US: report

    08/25/2002 6:44:16 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 4 replies · 203+ views
    Hindustan Times ^ | Augustus 24 2002 | Press Trust of India
    The Omani authorities have broken up an Al-Qaeda cell and extradited several suspects to the United States where they are under interrogation, a London-based Arabic newspaper reported on Sunday. Asharq Al-Awsat quoted American security sources saying "they were transferred to the United States where they are now being interrogated to determine the nature of their relations with Al-Qaeda and its leader Osama bin Laden." The Saudi-owned daily said the suspects arrived from Pakistan, but gave no dates for their arrest, the number of men involved or their nationalities. The sources praised the Omani authorities for breaking up what was reportedly...