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  • Apr 16, 2014
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Amanda Knox

Kercher convict, Raffaele Sollecito, stopped near Italian border

Italian police found Raffaele Sollecito close to the Austrian border, authorities said on Friday, a day after a court upheld his conviction with US student Amanda Knox of the 2007 murder of Briton Meredith Kercher.

Friday, 31 January, 2014, 8:22pm

Knox retrial due to acquittal flaws

Italy's top court said it had ordered a retrial of American Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend in the murder of British student Meredith Kercher because their acquittals contained "shortcomings, contradictions and inconsistencies".

19 Jun 2013 - 10:40pm 1 comment

Amanda Knox offers her side of sensational murder case

Amanda Knox, the American student accused of the 2007 murder of her British roommate while both were students in Italy, paints herself in her new memoir as a naive young woman railroaded by a foreign justice system.

1 May 2013 - 5:33pm

Knox mulling return to Italy for murder retrial

Amanda Knox has refused to rule out returning to Italy for her murder retrial in the grisly 2007 slaying of her British house-mate, USA Today reported on its website on Tuesday.

Knox, 25, was ordered to stand trial again by Italian authorities last month in the latest twist of the legal saga which had seen her acquitted on appeal in 2011 following her earlier conviction.

30 Apr 2013 - 5:24pm

Knox case could pit extradition treaty against US Constitution

The possibility that American Amanda Knox could be convicted of murder and extradited to Italy for punishment could force US courts to enter legal territory that is largely uncharted, legal experts said.

27 Mar 2013 - 2:44pm

Italy court to rule on Knox sex-murder retrial

Italy’s highest court of appeals was set to rule on Monday on whether US student Amanda Knox, acquitted in 2011 of murdering her British housemate in the university town of Perugia, will face another trial.

The court was due to decide whether to uphold a last year prosecution appeal to reinstate the convictions against Knox and her former boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito.

25 Mar 2013 - 9:56pm