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.

Jain hawala case: Ex-DIG sentenced to jail for taking bribe

A former senior CBI official was on Monday sentenced to one-year imprisonment by a Delhi court for demanding and accepting bribe for not invoking TADA against the Jain brothers in the controversial 1991 Jain hawala case.

Assaulters denied leniency as victim lost vision in attack

3 men convicted for assaulting their neighbour were denied probationary release by Delhi court which sentenced them to 5 years in jail saying their act resulted in complete loss of vision of victim.

Snake charmer`s jail term reduced from 3 yrs to 17 days

A three-year jail term given to a snake charmer for illegally possessing an Indian cobra has been reduced by a Delhi court to 17-days imprisonment already undergone by him during his trial.

Pussy Riot to appeal sentence

The defence team of punk group Pussy Riot will next week appeal the two-year prison sentence for its three members.

Abu Azmi sentenced to 2-year jail term

A local court convicted and sentenced SP MLA Abu Azmi to two years in jail for allegedly giving provocative speeches to incite communal violence.

10 sentenced for attempting ‘forcible conversion’

A local court sentenced 11 persons on charges of trying to "forcibly` convert people to another religion.