INDICTED. BENAZIR BHUTTO, 51, former Prime Minister of Pakistan; for money laundering; in Switzerland. Although Bhutto and her husband successfully appealed a similar conviction last year, she was back in a Geneva courtroom last week to face more serious allegations involving some $13.8 million. Bhutto, who heads the opposition Pakistan People's Party from her self-imposed exile in London and Dubai, claims the charges are part of a Pakistani-government smear campaign against her.

CONVICTED. TAKAYUKI NOGUCHI, 32, Japanese activist; of helping two North Koreans to flee their country via China; in China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region. A district...

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