A lawyer representing Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong said he will appeal the court’s ruling against his client. Lee, 49, was sentenced to five years in prison on Friday on multiple corruption charges, including bribery and embezzlement. “It is difficult to accept the decision of the court,” lawyer Song Ho-chul said after the ruling. “We will immediately appeal.
On his visit to Baghdad and Erbil, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu brought with him Turkey’s mixed signals about the planned referendum on Iraqi Kurdish independence, asking for its cancella ... Read more
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