Trinidad charges 11 in killing of prominent prosecutor

Authorities in Trinidad have announced that they have charged 11 people in last year's killing of prominent prosecutor and former senator Dana Seetahal.

FIFA faces long struggle to pass reforms
FIFA faces long struggle to pass reforms

The high-profile person who will head up the task force established to finetune crucial reforms of football`s scandal-hit world governing body FIFA will be named very soon a source close to the organisation`s leadership said.

Suge Knight ordered to stand trial on murder, attempted murder charges
Suge Knight ordered to stand trial on murder, attempted murder charges

American record producer Suge Knight will stand trial on murder and attempted murder charges after the former rap music mogul struck two men with his pickup truck in January.

Americans seek `war crimes` charges against Hamas leaders

Twenty-six Americans filed a complaint on Tuesday to the US Attorney General requesting the justice ministry prosecute Hamas leaders for "war crimes," the Israeli legal group representing them said.

US charges ex-cop in confrontation with Indian man

A former police officer in Alabama has been charged with violating the civil rights of an Indian man who was injured during a violent confrontation, authorities said today.

English FA executive exonerated in Brazil World Cup scalping case
English FA executive exonerated in Brazil World Cup scalping case

A Rio de Janeiro court has shelved charges against Raymond Whelan, the English executive who was accused of involvement with a scalping network at last year`s World Cup.

West Ham United midfielder Raven Morrison cleared of assault charges
West Ham United midfielder Raven Morrison cleared of assault charges

An English court on Thursday cleared West Ham United midfielder Ravel Morrison of charges of assaulting his former girlfriend and her mother.

Charges may be filed in La Liga match-fixing case next week
Charges may be filed in La Liga match-fixing case next week

Spain`s anti-corruption prosecutor could be ready to file charges in a suspected case of match-fixing involving La Liga clubs Levante and Real Zaragoza early next week.

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.