Sarah Ferguson tried in absentia in Turkey

FILE - In this May 26, 2010 file photo, Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York, speaks at the Book Expo America in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, file)

May 5, 2012 4:32:17 AM PDT
A Turkish court has begun a trial against Britain's Duchess of York for allegedly taking part in the secret filming of two orphanages in Turkey, the state-run news agency said.