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With Jail Sentences and Corporate Flameouts, China Is Tackling its Debt

An 18-year prison term for the founder of Anbang Insurance Group is part of Beijing’s effort to tame risky borrowing without hurting the broader economy. NYT > Asia Pacific

Court sentences journalists to years in prison for ‘terrorism’ charges

A Turkish court has sentenced 14 employees of a newspaper that has been critical of President Tayyip Recep Erdogan’s government to prison, convicting them on ‘terrorism’ charges. – RSS

Somalia clans secure peace with death sentences and hefty fines

Rival clans agree on “life for a life” deal to end a cycle of revenge killings and vendettas. BBC News – Africa

Turkey sentences 25 journalists to jail for ‘coup links’

Activists condemn the convictions over alleged links to a group blamed for 2016′s failed coup. BBC News – Europe

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