NFL star Adrian Peterson indicted for child abuse
NFL star Adrian Peterson indicted for child abuse

NFL star Adrian Peterson will sit out his team`s next game after being indicted by a US grand jury on charges of child abuse, the Minnesota Vikings announced Friday.

Young Jeezy arrested on weapon charge

Rapper Young Jeezy was arrested on suspicion of possessing illegal firearms following an investigation into a fatal shooting which took place at Wiz Khalifa`s concert recently.

Brazil police charged with assaulting World Cup protesters

Four officers of the Rio de Janeiro state police were detained Wednesday on charges of assaulting reporters and activists during a protest against the amount of public money Brazil spent to host the FIFA World Cup.

Justin Bieber cleared off `flight pot smoking` charges

Pop sensation Justin Bieber has been cleared off the charges of allegedly filling the Canada to New Jersey flight with cannabis smoke, following an investigation.

Roaming dogs land Mugabe`s neighbour in court

A neighbour of Zimbabwe`s Robert Mugabe has appeared in court on charges of allowing his dogs to roam on the 90-year old president`s private residence, state media reported today.

Long after moving to US, Nazi suspect faces charges

A decade after a court ruling allowed him to live out his quiet, middle-class life in the US, an 89-year-old Philadelphia man faces possible extradition to Germany on charges he aided in the killing of 2,16000 Jewish men, women and children at a Nazi death camp.

Wiz Khalifa arrested for travelling with marijuana

Rapper Wiz Khalifa was arrested at an airport for travelling with 0.5 grams of marijuana but was released later with misdemeanour charges.

Pakistan court directs police to file charges against FBI agent

Pakistani court today directed police to file formal charges by May 19 against an FBI agent arrested on anti-terrorism charges over carrying ammunition while trying to board a flight here.

Vatican looks into German `luxury bishop` charges

Vatican launched rare review of a German Catholic diocese after accusations its bishop spent lavishly on new residence, putting him out of step with new "church of the poor" promoted by Pope Francis.

Spain train disaster: Driver faces charges as country mourns

As Spain mourned, the city of Santiago de Compostela where the crash struck prepared a memorial service for the victims Monday in its cathedral, a destination for Catholic pilgrims from around the world.

Delhi gang-rape case: Accused trade charges against each other

The court proceedings in the December 16 gang-rape and murder trial today witnessed trading of charges among the defence counsel who used filthy language.

3 former Greek ministers charged under asset laws

Three Greek former cabinet ministers have been charged with alleged breaches of wealth declaration laws, amid a crackdown on former public officials by judicial authorities in the recession-mired country.

Kate hoax call: RJs will not face charges

Two Australian RJs who made a hoax call to the UK hospital treating Prince William`s pregnant wife Kate, that preceded an Indian-origin nurse`s suicide, will not face charges, UK`s Crown Prosecution Service has said.

Egypt’s Mubarak quizzed over ‘gifts’ worth $1 mn

Mubarak was on Saturday questioned over a long list of gifts worth $1 million that he and his family members and ministers received from a newspaper while in power, an official said.

Framing of charges against official in Petroleum Ministry

A Delhi court ordered framing of charges against a senior official in the Ministry of Petroleum.

Charges framed against Narayan Sanyal

Charges were framed by a local court against Maoist Politburo member Narayan Sanyal for looting arms from a home guard camp.

J&K court frames charges against liquor baron

A court in J&K framed charges against liquor baron Raj Daluja for offences of cheating, forgery among others.

Housing scam: Court to frame charges against Kaul

A Delhi court has decided to frame
charges against former Union minister Shiela Kaul for alleged roles in a 1996 housing scam case.

Oppn unity in tatters; BJP and Left trade charges

Opposition unity on Thursday appeared
to be in tatters with the Left parties accusing BJP of working
in tandem with the government.

2G accused seek alteration of charges against them

The counsel for the accused said the "contradictions and errors" in the order of framing of charges against them need to be corrected for a fair trial