Former papal diplomat could face trial in Dominican Republic: Vatican

Former Polish archbishop and papal diplomat who was defrocked after allegations of paying children for sexual acts has lost his diplomatic immunity and could be tried in the Dominican Republic, the Vatican said.

`Crucial` to protect victims in mass rape trial of DRC officer

Kinshasa: It is "crucial" that hundreds of witnesses and victims are protected in the trial of a senior army officer accused of crimes against humanity in the Democratic Republic of Congo, legal activists said on Thursday.

China media marketer confesses to posting false information during trial: Report

A Chinese businessman has confessed to posting false information online and deleting critical microblog posts on behalf of corporate clients during a trial in Beijing, the official Xinhua news service reported, as a government crackdown on social media gathers speed.

Tulisa Contostavlos` drug trial falls through

Tulisa Contostavlo`s trial over drugs has been sagged, where she was accused by journalist at Sun of brokering a deal through a friend to supply Class A drugs.

Two Israelis, one Egyptian to face trial over `spying`

An Egyptian and two Israelis, including an intelligence officer, will be tried by an Egyptian court for allegedly "spying" for the Jewish state, judicial sources said on Sunday.

Murdoch in Britain in wake of phone-hacking trial

News Corporation executive chairman Rupert Murdoch visited the headquarters of his British newspaper division in London today after his protege Rebekah Brooks was cleared of phone hacking in a high-profile trial.

Salman Khan hit-and-run: Missing witness statements delay case hearing

A day after a witness turned hostile in the Salman Khan accident case retrial, police statements of two witnesses were Wednesday reported to be "untraceable" which led to the case being adjourned for a month to July 25.

Spain`s Princess Cristina faces trial on corruption charges

A Spanish court on Wednesday upheld corruption charges against Cristina de Borbon, sister of newly-crowned King Felipe VI, and her husband in one of the last steps before a trial that could cloud the monarchy`s bid to rebuild its reputation.

Turkey acquits 25 in coup plot trial

A Turkish court on Tuesday acquitted more than two dozen people in a retrial after they were convicted over an alleged coup plot in 2012 against Turkey`s Islamic-rooted government.

Kenya gang rape trial that triggered protests, petition begins

The trial of a boy accused of being in a gang that raped a girl began in Kenya on Tuesday after months of campaigning by rights groups seeking justice for the teenager who suffered a broken back when she was dumped in a latrine pit after the attack.

Student survivors to testify in Korea ferry trial

Student survivors of South Korea`s ferry disaster will testify in the trial of the captain and crew by closed circuit TV from a courtroom in their traumatised home town, a district court ruled Tuesday.

Hit-and-run: Unsure if Salman was drunk, bar manager tells court

A manager of liquor bar in Juhu today identified Salman Khan in a Mumbai court, saying the actor had come to the restaurant with friends hours before his car was involved in an accident in 2002, but said he was not sure whether the Bollywood actor had taken drinks.

Russia postpones trial launch of new rocket

Russia has decided to hold back by two days the trial launch of its latest Angara lightweight rocket, a Russian Aerospace Forces spokesman announced Friday.

Berlusconi`s under-age sex appeal trial opens

Silvio Berlusconi`s appeal trial against a conviction for paying for sex with an underage prostitute opened Friday without the former premier, who was doing community service for a separate tax fraud conviction.

Benghazi suspect to be tried in federal court not GITMO: White House

The White House has ruled out sending Ahmed Abu Khatallah, a key suspect in the attacks at the US Consulate in Benghazi in September 2012, to the Guantanamo Bay terrorist detention center and asserted that he would be tried through the federal court system.

Egypt court verdict in Al-Jazeera trial on June 23

An Egyptian court said Monday it will issue its verdict on June 23 in the trial of Al-Jazeera journalists accused of aiding the blacklisted Muslim Brotherhood.

Egypt sends 13 to trial for sexual violence

Officials in the office of Egypt`s top prosecutor say 13 men have been referred to trial for assaulting women during a public rally, in what was the first implementation of tough new penalties against rampant sexual violence.

South Korean ferry crew face hostile crowd, judges

Hostile spectators cursing, shouting and weeping behind them, 15 crew members from the sunken South Korean ferry appeared in court today to enter pleas on charges of negligence and failing to save more than 300 dead or missing passengers.

Extradited Indian man claims insanity in US murder trial

An Indian-origin man, extradited from India to face trial in the US for a 2008 triple murder in which he is accused of stabbing his wife 59 times, has claimed insanity as his trial began in the American state of Michigan.

I`m `touchy-feely`, Rolf Harris tells UK sex assault trial

Australian entertainer Rolf Harris admitted being a "touchy-feely" person and said he was "sickened" by his affair with a teenage friend of his daughter, as he started giving evidence on Tuesday in his sexual assault trial in London.