France opposes Iranian's extradition to US

PARIS - (AP) France on Wednesday voiced its opposition to a U.S. extradition request for an Iranian accused of evading export controls to purchase technology over the Internet to sell to Iran's military. The United States is seeking the extradition from France of Majid Kakavand, a 37-year-old...

Panama's ex-dictator Noriega extradited to France

PARIS - (AP) Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega faced money laundering charges in a French courtroom Tuesday after being extradited from the United States, opening up a whole new legal battle for the strongman who spent two decades behind bars in Florida for drug trafficking. French authorities...

French court refuses extradition of Iranian to US

PARIS - (AP) A French court rejected a high-profile extradition request from the United States on Wednesday, refusing to hand over an Iranian engineer accused of evading U.S. export controls to buy technology for military firms involved in Iran's nuclear program. The case of Majid Kakavand, 37...