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Hong Kong student leader pleads not guilty

A Hong Kong student protester pleaded not guilty Friday to multiple criminal charges over a demonstration against a pro-Beijing figure, a day after the conviction of an "Umbrella Revolution" leader was blasted by rights activists.

German court dismisses charges over Love Parade disaster

A German court on Tuesday threw out criminal charges stemming from a catastrophic stampede at a Love Parade street party in 2010 that killed 21 people, in a ruling that enraged victims` families.

30 candidates with criminal charges in phase-1 of Assam polls

Thirty candidates have criminal charges against them, including a minister and five sitting MLAs, out of the 539 contestants in 65 consituencies going to polls in the first phase in Assam tomorrow.

Spain's Princess Cristina takes stand at her tax evasion trial

Spain's Princess Cristina, the country's first royal to face criminal charges since the monarchy's 1975 restoration, today took the stand in a landmark corruption case centred on her husband's business dealings.

US announces charges in JPMorgan hacking case

US prosecutors on Tuesday unveiled criminal charges accusing three men of helping run a sprawling series of hacking and fraud schemes.

Matt Barnes to get off `scot-free` after attacking Derek Fisher

Matt Barnes to get off `scot-free` after attacking Derek Fisher

Basketball player Matt Barnes just got lucky as he will not be charged for allegedly attacking New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher.

Bihar Assembly Elections: 130 candidates with serious criminal charges to contest in first phase

A total of 130 candidates with serious criminal cases against them including related to murder will contest in the first phase of Bihar Assembly polls on October 12.

Joan Laporta hits out at rivals in Barcelona presidential race

Joan Laporta hits out at rivals in Barcelona presidential race

Former Barcelona president Joan Laporta has hit out at current incumbent Josep Maria Bartomeu and old rival Sandro Rosell for standing in this month`s elections despite facing criminal charges.

My job is to improve policing, not think about image: Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria

 As Mumbai Police's image takes a big hit with men in khaki facing serious criminal charges, including rape, its chief today said his first and foremost job was to provide quality policing and not to keep his force happy.

Boxing champ Jermain Taylor pleads not guilty to Arkansas assault charges

Boxing champ Jermain Taylor pleads not guilty to Arkansas assault charges

Boxing champion Jermain Taylor pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to multiple criminal charges related to allegations of threatening a family at a Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade in Little Rock, and was ordered held pending $50,000 bond.

Jharkhand polls: 60 candidates in 2nd phase face criminal charges, says ADR

Sixty candidates, including a minister and two formers ministers, in fray for the second phase of assembly polls in Jharkhand on December 2 are facing criminal charges like rape, murder and communal disharmony, according to an analysis.

''Dark market'' websites seized in US, European busts

U.S. and European authorities on Friday announced the seizure of more than 400 secret website addresses and arrests of 16 people in a sweep targeting black markets for drugs and other illegal services.

5% candidates have serious criminal cases in Haryana: ADR

Five per cent of the candidates in fray in the Haryana Assembly elections have serious criminal cases such as murder and crimes against women but overall the number of candidates facing criminal cases has come down from the last elections, according to a study by an activist group.

German MP charged over child porn allegations

A German lawmaker who resigned earlier this year is now facing criminal charges for allegedly downloading child pornography onto his work computer.

US seeks to fine BNP $10 bn for breaking sanctions: Media

The US is seeking more than $10 billion from French bank BNP Paribas to settle charges it violated US sanctions on Iran, Sudan and Cuba, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

Ex-Microsoft employee charged with leaking trade secrets to blogger

A former employee of Microsoft Corp is facing criminal charges after he allegedly passed trade secrets to a blogger in France, U.S. court documents showed.

31% Lok Sabha MPs face criminal charges: Report

Some 31 per cent of MPs in the Lok Sabha have criminal cases pending against them, and their pay package is 68 times higher than the national per capita income, according to the National Social Watch Report on Governance and Development-2013 released here on Tuesday.

`Disqualify people facing criminal charges from contesting polls`

All those people against whom six months before elections charges have been framed for an offence punishable with jail for five years should be disqualified from contesting polls, the Election Commission told the Supreme Court Monday.

Asiana flight crash: No charges in survivor’s death

A firefighter who ran over an Asiana plane crash survivor while responding to the emergency will not be charged.

One-third MPs, MLAs face criminal charges

Almost one-third of sitting Lok Sabha members and an equal number of MLAs in various states are facing criminal charges, a study by an NGO favouring electoral reforms has said.