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# fugitive

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# Germany
Ex-Nazi death camp secretary, 96, in custody after absconding just hours before standing trial
Irmgard Furchner is accused of typing up the deportation and execution orders of 10,000 people at the concentration camp.
# Convicted
One of Britain's most wanted fugitives convicted of murder following international manhunt
Shane O’Brien slashed 21-year-old Josh Hanson’s neck at a west London bar in 2015.
# Cesare Battisti
Italian fugitive caught in Bolivia after decades on the run
The former communist militant had been sought for four murders in the 1970s.
# most wanted
UK's most wanted: £50,000 reward for information on fugitive linked to London murder
Shane O’Brien (29) fled abroad after the murder of Josh Hanson.
# are they gone yet?
Italian fugitive on the run for five years finally found... in his daughter's wardrobe
The man had been traced after he began visiting his mother again.
# the mask
A fugitive went to ridiculous lengths to avoid getting caught by the police
But they still got him. Sh*t one.
# fugitive
Edward Snowden suing Norway so it won't extradite him during award visit
He wants to receive the prize in person.
# California
Homeless man gets $100k reward for helping police capture fugitives
Matthew Hay-Chapman recognised the stolen white van from news reports and pointed the men out to police.
# Australia
Father and son fugitives caught as decomposing body found in their hideout
The case had enthralled Australia’s media.
# Stranger Than Fiction
The incredible saga of a successful family man who hid his murderous past for 50 years
Shirley Campbell threw a woman off a roof in 1958. Edward Davis lived a long, free life.
# Caught
Second killer who escaped prison shot and captured by police
David Sweat was shot in a field some 30 miles from the prison he escaped from three weeks ago.
# Prime Numbers
What percentage of men in Ireland have paid for sex? It's the week in numbers
Plus: How many abortion pills bound for Ireland were seized last year?
# fugitive
Runaway solicitor Michael Lynn arrested in Brazil
A warrant for his arrest was issued five years ago after the solicitor fled the country, leaving behind debts of over €80 million.
# Edward Snowden
Edward Snowden 'has accepted an asylum offer from Venezuela', or has he?
The 30-year-old, who leaked details of the US’ vast surveillance operation, has agreed to an offer of political asylum from Venezuela, a top pro-Kremlin lawmaker said in a tweet that was later deleted.
# fugitive
Lots of countries reject Edward Snowden's request for asylum - but two say 'maybe'
Bolivia and Venezuela have both said that they would consider an asylum application from the NSA whistleblower.
# fugitive
Ed Snowden's dad: 'My son broke the law - but he's no traitor'
Lonnie Snowden reckons his son would be willing to come home as long as authorities agree not to detain him before trial.
# fugitive
Convicted felon finds time to update his Facebook status while on the run
As one friend posted to his account: “cops all over you.” Travis A. Nicolaysen responded with: “got away thanks bro.”
# Fr Peter Kennedy
Fugitive Irish priest behind large sex abuse settlement extradited from Brazil
Fr Peter Kennedy was at the centre of one of the largest sexual abuse settlements ever seen in the State – and is wanted in connection with dozens of other allegations of child sexual abuse.
# Italy
Police arrest Italian mob boss who hid in underground bunker
Michele Zagaria, on the run since 1995, was found in an underground bunker in Casapesenna, in his hometown province of Caserta in southern Italy.
# fugitive
Portugal court refuses to send US fugitive home
The US fugitive, discovered in a sleepy Portuguese hamlet after 41 years, will not be extradited by the country after a judge ruled that the statute of limitations for his crime has expired.
# fugitive
US fugitive's wife thought jail break story was 'just a boast'
The wife of a convicted murderer wanted after escaping from a US prison and for allegedly hijacking a plane says she never quite believed he had broken out of prison.
# Caught
Fugitive plane hijacker George Wright traced to picturesque Portuguese village
The former Black Liberation Army member who hijacked a Delta Airlines flight in 1972 had been on the run for nearly 40 years. He was found living a seemingly idyllic lifestyle in Portugal
# fugitive
US fugitive discovered in Portugal hamlet
An America fugitive who carried out one of the most high-profile and brazen hijackings in US history has been discovered living in a idyllic Portugese hamlet – 30 years after he absconded.
# Whitey
'Whitey' Bulger pleads not guilty - and denies being senile
A lawyer for the former FBI Most Wanted mobster, who’s accused of 19 murders, said he is still “very smart”.
# Italy
Love of lasagna entraps Italian fugitive
Drug trafficker caught after ten years on the run – when he goes home for dinner.