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Roman Polanski

15 Jul
Testimony from a key prosecutor in the statutory rape case against Roman Polanski must be unsealed, more than 40 years after the fugitive director was convicted, a California court has ruled.
29 Feb 2020
A number of actresses walked out of the Cesar awards ceremony in Paris early Saturday after French-Polish director Roman Polanski won best director. This year's Cesar awards - France's equivalent of the Oscars - had been embroiled in controversy after Polanski's film "An Officer and a Spy" received 12 nominations. Polanski remains wanted in the…
10 Nov 2019
Oscar-winner Roman Polanski is considering taking legal action against a French newspaper that published allegations from a former actress that the acclaimed director raped her, his lawyer said Sunday. Valentine Monnier on Friday became the latest woman to accuse the Polish-French film director of rape, telling Le Parisien she was attacked in 1975, aged 18,…
8 Nov 2019
A Frenchwoman on Friday accused Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski, whose new film on the persecution of French Jewish army officer Alfred Dreyfus premieres next week, of raping her in a Swiss ski resort when she was a teenager.
2 Jun 2017
Megastar turned pariah Bill Cosby, who goes on trial Monday for allegedly drugging and assaulting a woman in 2004, joins a growing list of famous men charged with a sex crime.
28 Apr 2017
Controversial director Roman Polanski -- who is still wanted in the United States for the statutory rape of a 13-year-old girl -- will premiere his new film at the Cannes film festival next month, the organisers said Thursday.
17 Feb 2017
Fugitive filmmaker Roman Polanski plans to return to the United States and is seeking assurances he will do no further jail time over unlawful sex with a 13-year-old girl.


The senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Kano central, Abdulsalam AbdulKareem (popularly known as AA Zaura) has vowed that he would rather remain stronger in the face of political "detractors" bent to tarnish his hard-earned reputation.
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Eminent Nigerians from the Southeast under the authority of the Igbo Elders Consultative Forum have urged Southeast residents to reject the five-day sit-at-home declared by Finland-based Simon Ekpa, a protege of detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. The South-East elders described Ekpa's draconian order as the height of insensitivity to…
20 mins ago
The World Health Organization (WHO) has stressed the need for the government to show political commitment to building a strong health system, based on primary care, with emphasis on disease prevention and health promotion as well as the best defence against outbreaks and other health emergencies.
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The Chief of Air Staff (CAS) Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, has said that the military had greatly decimated insurgents and other criminal elements terrorising the country.
33 mins ago
The governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia State, Chief Ikechi Emenike, has promised to alleviate the suffering of the people by developing the economy, creating jobs and attracting foreign direct investment, if elected in 2023.