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Carlos the Jackal loses bid to fight last of three life sentences

The Star
The Star
A French court on Thursday (March 15) threw out a last ditch bid by left-wing revolutionary Carlos the Jackal, once one of the world's most wanted militants, to fight a life-in-jail conviction for a deadly grenade attack in Paris 44 years ago.
The self-declared "professional revolutionary," whose real name is Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, has spent close to quarter of a century behind bars in France since he was captured and spirited out of Sudan by French special forces in 1994.
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