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Three years` jail for death of Turkish-German heroine

A German court on Tuesday jailed an 18-year-old man for three years over the death of a young German-Turkish woman who became a national heroine for giving her life trying to protect two teenage girls.

Indian jailed in Singapore for molesting Indonesian woman

 A 24-year-old Indian was today jailed for nine weeks for molesting an Indonesian woman in a lift of a residential apartment in Singapore.

Turkey cop gets 'tree-planting' sentence for tear-gassing

 A Turkish policeman who tear-gassed a female protester at close range in one of the most iconic moments of 2013 anti-government protests has been ordered by a court to plant 600 trees, media reported today.

Ex-NFL star Hernandez gets life in prison for 2013 killing

Ex-NFL star Hernandez gets life in prison for 2013 killing

Former National Football League star Aaron Hernandez was sentenced to life in prison on Wednesday for murdering an acquaintance in an industrial park near his Massachusetts home, concluding the first of two murder trials he faces this year.

Russian court upholds sentence of Kremlin critic Navalny

A Russia court upheld Tuesday a suspended three-and-a-half year prison sentence against top Kremlin critic Alexi Navalny on charges he embezzled money from French cosmetics company Yves Rocher.

Cyrus' VMA date Jesse Helt receives six-month jail sentence

Cyrus' VMA date Jesse Helt receives six-month jail sentence


Los Angeles: Jesse Helt, a homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs), was sentenced to jail for six months.

Helt received the sentence yesterday after violating his probation stemming from his arrest in Oregon in 2010, reportedly.

Egypt upholds death sentence on Brotherhood leader, nearly 200 supporters

An Egyptian court confirmed death sentences on Saturday against the leader of the Muslim Brotherhood and 182 supporters, in a mass trial of Islamists who ruled Egypt for a year but face a fierce crackdown under the new president, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.

Egypt confirms 183 death sentences including Brotherhood chief

An Egyptian court on Saturday confirmed death sentences for 183 Islamists, including Muslim Brotherhood chief Mohamed Badie, a prosecutor said, after a speedy mass trial that sparked an international outcry.

Brad Pitt`s red carpet attacker gets three years probation

Brad Pitt`s red carpet attacker Vitalii Sediuk has been sentenced to three years probation after he pled "no contest" to charges of battery, it has been revealed.

Sudanese death sentence woman to be freed soon: Govt official

A Sudanese woman sentenced to death for converting to Christianity is expected to be released soon, a government official said on Saturday, after Khartoum came under diplomatic pressure to halt her execution.

US court reduces Kashmiri separatist Fai`s sentence

A federal court has reduced the prison sentence of Kashmiri separatist and ISI agent Ghulam Nabi Fai by about four months in response to a petition from the US government.

Three get life term for killing minor

Three men have been sentenced to life imprisonment by a Delhi court for murdering a minor after kidnapping him for ransom.

Manning sentence likely to come next week: Judge

A military judge says Army Pfc. Bradley Manning`s prison sentence for leaking scads of classified information through WikiLeaks will likely be announced next week.

Bradley Manning`s defence tries to reduce his sentence

Manning faces up to 136 years in prison for the biggest leak of government secrets in US history.

Four dead in Bangladesh violence over Azam`s sentencing

Fresh violence over the conviction of fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami`s 91-year-old supremo Ghulam Azam left at least four persons dead, even as machete-wielding protesters today went on a rampage enforcing a country-wide strike.

Bahrain court sentences 31 over police attack

A defence lawyer in Bahrain says a court has sentenced 31 protesters to 15 years in prison each for roles in firebomb attacks against security forces during an anti-government demonstration last year.

How you decode `noisy` language in daily life

A new study by MIT researchers indicates that when we process language, we often make mental edits.

Saudi Arabia denies sentence to paralyse convict

Saudi Arabia denied on Tuesday reports that a court in the kingdom has ordered a punishment of paralysis for a man who committed a crime that paralysed another man.

Youth sentence to death for rape in Odisha

A tribal youth was sentenced to death by a court here today for rape and murder of a widow in Odisha`s Nabarangpur district.

Surgeons sentenced to imprisonment for bribery

A local court convicted two doctors trapped by Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in connection with a bribe case pertaining to 2003.