News Wire | Monday, Dec. 12, 2022

Libyan Operative Charged in 1988 Lockerbie Bombing Is in FBI Custody

By Adam Goldman | The New York Times

A Libyan intelligence operative charged in the 1988 bombing of an American jetliner over Lockerbie, Scotland, was arrested by the FBI and is being extradited to the United States to face prosecution for one of the deadliest terrorist attacks in American history, officials said Sunday.

European Parliament Shaken by Qatar Corruption Scandal

By Valentina Pop, Andy Bounds & Silvia Sciorilli Borrelli | Financial Times (free)

The European parliament is at the centre of a spreading corruption scandal after Belgian police seized €600,000 in cash and detained two MEPs as part of an international investigation into claims that football World Cup host Qatar sought to buy influence.

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