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    Corruption Trial of French-Israeli Tycoon Begins in Switzerland

    Swiss prosecutors have accused the billionaire Beny Steinmetz of securing lucrative mining deals in the West African country of Guinea with bribes. Mr. Steinmetz has denied the charges.

    Trial of High-Dose Blood Thinners in I.C.U. Patients Is Halted

    Giving anticoagulants to hospitalized Covid-19 patients is routine. But high doses may sometimes do more harm than good, a safety board finds.

    Corruption Trial of Ex-President Sarkozy Opens in France

    Nicolas Sarkozy is the first French head of state since 1945 to attend his own trial. He is accused of trying to obtain confidential information from a judge by offering to help him land a job.

    Berlin Trial Opens for Man Charged With Murder on Behalf of Russia

    German prosecutors accused the defendant of the killing of a former Chechen commander at a time when Berlin is losing patience with Moscow.

    Trial Over Charlie Hebdo Attacks Opens in Paris

    With the main perpetrators dead, the court will focus on those accused of aiding the assaults on the satirical magazine’s offices and a kosher supermarket that killed 17.
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