Qatar bars US couple from leaving after acquittal

An American couple cleared on Sunday by a Qatari appeals court of wrongdoing in the death of their adopted daughter has been barred from leaving the Middle Eastern country just hours after they were told they were free to go.

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Sajjan Kumar`s acquittal challenged

Sajjan Kumar`s acquittal in a 1984 anti-Sikh riot case was challenged in the Delhi High Court by members of the victims` family who contended that the court failed to appreciate the large number of legally admissible evidence.

Set up SIT to probe anti-Sikh riots: Victim writes to PM

An anti-Sikh riots victim, who is on an indefinite fast against the acquittal of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar shot off a letter to PM urging him to set up a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the 1984 pogrom.

Sajjan acquittal: Protest continues for 4th day in capital

Anger and outrage over Congress leader Sajjan Kumar`s acquittal in an 1984 anti-Sikh riots case poured into Delhi streets for fourth day on Friday.

Delhi court acquits man of rape charges

A man has been acquitted of the charges of raping a girl by a Delhi court, which said either no such incident took place or it was "consensual".

Italy prosecutors appeal against Amanda Knox acquittal

Italian law permits prosecutors to appeal against not guilty verdicts.

Mubarak a ‘tyrannical ruler’: Egyptian prosecutor

Mubarak is charged with complicity in the killing of more than 800 protesters during the uprising.

SC to hear appeal against 26/11 accused

The Supreme Court will on Friday hear a petition moved by the Maharashtra Government challenging the acquittal of Mumbai terror attacks accused Fahim Ansari and Sabauddin Ahmed.

HC upholds acquittal of suspected Al-Badr module

The Delhi High Court has upheld
the acquittal of a Jammu and Kashmir native of the charge of
being a terror outfit Al-Badr module on the ground of paucity
of evidence against him.

Three acquitted in Kandhamal riots case

Three persons were
acquitted in an arson case in the 2008 Kandhamal riots for
lack of evidence by a fast track court.

Pak court rejects acquittal plea of 3 `linked` to US terror plot

A Pakistani anti-terrorism
court has dismissed the acquittal plea of three men arrested for their alleged links with Faisal Shahzad, jailed in the US for a botched car bomb attack in New York`s Times Square in May last year.

Kandhamal riots: 82 acquitted in separate cases

As many as 82 people
accused of Kandhamal riot related cases were on Saturday acquitted
by two separate courts for want of evidence.

Zimbabwe appeals treason acquittal of top PM aide

Zimbabwean lawyers say the nation`s
highest court is appealing the acquittal on treason charges of
a top aide of Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai.

Soren acquitted in last of three cases of murder

JMM chief Shibu Soren was Tuesday acquitted in a 1974 double murder case.

One sentenced, 14 acquitted in Kandhamal riot cases

A Fast Track court here on Saturday sentenced one person to five years rigorous imprisonment on charge of arson and acquitted 14 others while disposing three cases related to the ethno-communal riot in Kandhamal district in 2008.

26/11 verdict paves way for Lakhvi`s acquittal: Pak lawyer

A lawyer defending the seven Pakistanis accused of involvement in the Mumbai attacks Monday claimed an 26/11 court`s verdict against Ajmal Kasab would result in the dropping of the main charge against his clients.

Two convicted, 10 acquitted in Kandhamal riots cases

A fast track court in Orissa sentenced two people to two years` imprisonment and acquitted 10 people in two Kandhamal riots cases, an official said Thursday.

Kandhamal riots: 52 acquitted in eight cases

Fifty two people have been acquitted in eight separate cases of rioting in Orissa`s Kandhamal district in 2008, an official said Sunday.

52 acquitted in Kandhamal riot cases

Fifty two people accused
of being involved in the 2008 riot in Kandhamal, were on Saturday
acquitted in seven cases involving house burning and church
attack, due to lack of evidence.

Delhi Court acquits suspected Hizb-e-Islami militant

A Delhi Court on Saturday acquitted a
suspected Hizb-e-Islami militant on charges of carrying RDX
four years ago.