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Italian court explains Amanda Knox decision

An Italian court has explained why it has restored the guilty charge against Amanda Knox and her former Italian boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito, for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher. Amanda Knox claims there is 'no logic' to the decision.

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Knox to take murder case to the Italian supreme court

Amanda Knox has said that she will take the case to Italy's Supreme Court to appeal a court decision to reinstate her conviction, for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher.

If the court confirms the conviction, a long extradition fight is expected for Knox, who is now living back in America.

Amanda Knox, the U.S. student convicted of killing her British flatmate in Italy in 2007. Credit: REUTERS/Alessia Pierdomenico

Ms Kercher, 21, was found dead in the flat she and Knox shared in the town of Perugia. Her throat had been slashed and she had been sexually assaulted.

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