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Iran releases seized South Korean oil tanker ahead of nuclear deal talks
The MT Hankuk Chemi, held in Iran since January, sailed away from an Iranian port city early this morning.
Whistleblower Chelsea Manning released from US prison
Manning was jailed in early March for refusing to testify in a grand jury investigation .
British-Iranian woman Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe jailed in Iran is granted temporary release
She is serving a five-year jail sentence for alleged sedition – a charge she has always denied.
American man and his wife arrive in US after being held in Venezuela jail for almost two years
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro ordered the couple’s release as a “gesture” aimed at promoting dialogue between Caracas and Washington.
Ibrahim Halawa: I didn't rip up my passport and I don't support Muslim Brotherhood
Appearing on the Late Late Show, Halawa – who spent over four years incarcerated in an Egyptian prison without being properly tried – denied having any support for the ousted Muslim Brotherhood.
'The nightmare is over': Ibrahim Halawa has been released from prison in Egypt
The 21-year-old spent more than four years in jail.
'It's nice outside' - Man wrongly convicted of double murder freed after 23 years
“The investigation was hasty and superficial,” said the Midwest Innocence Project, which helped free McIntyre.
OJ Simpson has been released from prison
Simpson plans to relocate to Florida following his release from the medium-security prison.
Iceland's jailed bankers say they were scapegoats for the financial crisis
They’re taking their cases to the European Court of Human Rights.
Syria fighter Joshua Molloy has been released and is coming home to Ireland
The 24-year-old has been held in Iraq for over a week.
Belfast-born man freed from prison in US after 1957 murder charge overturned
Jack McCullough was convicted of the crime in 2012 and served almost five years in prison.
Crisis averted as Iran releases 10 US sailors found in territorial waters
The incident began after two Navy patrol boats drifted into Iranian territory late yesterday.
US hostage released in Syria after two years
Peter Theo Curtis is believed to have been released in the Golan Heights region.
Five charity workers released after five months in captivity in Syria
In Aleppo 40 doctors are left to treat 2.5 million people. Before the war, there were 2,000.
French hostage freed from Syria says he is "very happy to be free"
Didier Francois was one of four Frenchmen kidnapped in Syria ten months ago.
Woman freed after 32 years in jail for homicide - thanks to law students
Mary Virginia Jones claims she was innocent of charges of homicide, kidnapping and robbery.
"If that's the way the cookie crumbles": Margaretta D'Arcy says she'll go back to prison if she has to
The veteran peace activist was released from Mountjoy women’s prison this morning. She’s due back before the courts on a separate charge in three month’s time.
Another Pussy Riot member has been freed in Russia after amnesty
Nadezhda Tolokonnikova was today freed hours after Maria Alyokhina was released. The third band member, Yekaterina Samutsevich, was freed months into her sentence.
Three Halawa sisters released after almost 3 months in Egypt
However the fourth sibling, Ibrahim Halawa, remains in custody in Egypt.
Egypt's ousted leader Hosni Mubarak released from prison
Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi had ordered that Mubarak be put under house arrest after a wave of violence.
Aid workers kidnapped in Kenya safely released
The four were working with the Norwegian Refugee Council when they were abducted and one of their colleagues was killed during an ambush last week.
Kidnapped British woman freed by Somali pirates
Judith Tebbutt and her husband David were kidnapped in September. David was killed during the attack – a fact Judith, who spent six months in captivity, did not find out until weeks after.
Iranian authorities free detained journalist Dorothy Parvaz
The Al Jazeera journalist had been detained 19 days ago when she arrived in Syria before then being sent to Iran.