Fugitives

In this frame grab taken by a video released by the Italian Police, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, Italian fugitive communist militant Cesare Battisti walks in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia. Italy sent an aircraft to Bolivia on Sunday to pick up Battisti after he was captured there nearly three decades after he was convicted of murder, setting the stage for a climax to one of Italy’s longest-running sagas.(Italian Police Via AP)
January 13, 2019 - 10:59 am
ROME (AP) — The Latest on Italian fugitive militant Cesare Battisti, who has been detained in Bolivia (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Italy's premier says fugitive militant Cesare Battisti will return to Italy "in the coming hours" on a direct flight from Bolivia to serve his sentence for four murders...
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December 23, 2018 - 10:01 am
PARIS (AP) — French authorities handed preliminary terrorism charges Sunday to a fugitive extremist who is suspected of fighting U.S. forces in Iraq and helping to organize the 2015 shooting attack at satirical French newspaper Charlie Hebdo that killed 12 people. Peter Cherif, who recently was...
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This undated handout photo provided by the French police, shows Cherif Chekatt, the suspect in the shooting in Strasbourg, France on Tuesday Dec. 11, 2018. Police union officials identified the suspected assailant as Cherif Chekatt, a 29-year-old with a thick police record for crimes including armed robbery and monitored as a suspected religious radical by the French intelligence services. The suspect sprayed gunfire near the famous Christmas market in the eastern French city, killing three people, wounding up to a dozen and sparking a massive manhunt when he got away. (French Police via AP)
December 12, 2018 - 12:03 pm
STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Cherif Chekatt's criminal career began at age 10. By age 13 he had been convicted. Now, with his third decade still incomplete, he is a fugitive, accused in the deadly shooting at France's most famous Christmas market. The 29-year-old has more than two dozen convictions,...
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November 24, 2018 - 10:09 am
ROME (AP) — Anti-Mafia authorities in Sicily on the trail of the No. 1 fugitive Mafia boss have confiscated 1.5 billion euros ($1.67 billion) in property. The seizure of tourist resorts, a 21-meter (70-foot) yacht, companies and other property Saturday was called one of the biggest hauls in Italy's...
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In this picture taken Dec 5, 2013, Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski, left, talks to Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, right, during their meeting in Skopje, Macedonia. Macedonia's fugitive former prime minister Gruevski said Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018 he has been granted political asylum in Hungary, a week after he fled his country to avoid serving a two-year jail sentence for a corruption conviction. (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski)
November 23, 2018 - 7:07 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian authorities will evaluate and give an opinion on the extradition request made by Macedonia for its fugitive former prime minister who has been given asylum in Hungary, the Hungarian prime minister said Friday. Viktor Orban said on state radio that Nikola Gruevski...
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November 20, 2018 - 4:07 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A man accused of faking his own death seven years ago to collect a $2 million life insurance policy was arrested in Moldova after he was found alive and was returned to Minnesota to face a federal charge, authorities announced Tuesday. Igor Vorotinov, 54, was indicted in 2015 on...
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November 19, 2018 - 12:42 pm
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia's Foreign Ministry has summoned Hungary's ambassador to formally demand that the government in Budapest reject an asylum application by fugitive former Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski. The 48-year-old politician fled Macedonia and traveled to the Hungarian capital...
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July 29, 2018 - 12:36 am
BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese state news agency says a former police officer who was among the country's top 100 international fugitives has returned from the United States to face charges of taking bribes. The Xinhua News Agency says Zhang Yongguang, who worked in a police station in the southern cit...
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