German football fan jailed for 18 months for lighting flare
German football fan jailed for 18 months for lighting flare

Germany is continuing its zero tolerance approach to football supporters lighting flares in Bundesliga grounds after a Schalke supporter was jailed for 18 months on Thursday with no parole.

Is 'jailed' Ayyan Ali 5 months pregnant?

 Mubasher Lucman has claimed that Pakistani model Ayyan Ali is 5 months pregnant in jail.

100 Britons jailed in France for smuggling migrants

 At least 100 Britons have been jailed in France in the last year for trying to smuggle migrants through the port town of Calais to Britain, media reported on Tuesday.

Kuwait court orders female activist jailed for criticising emir

A Kuwaiti court sentenced a female rights activist to three years in jail on Sunday after convicting her in absentia of publicly criticising the oil-rich Gulf state`s ruler.

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.

Israel Cabinet approves bill to force feed prisoners

Israeli ministers approved a bill on Sunday that would allow prisoners on hunger strike to be force fed if their life is in danger, sparking criticism from health experts and rights groups.

Kuwaiti opposition figure arrested, sent to serve two-year jail sentence
Kuwaiti opposition figure arrested, sent to serve two-year jail sentence

Kuwaiti security forces have detained a prominent opposition politician who is due to serve two years in jail after being convicted of insulting the emir, his lawyer said on Saturday.

Release delay for US activist held 43 years in solitary

A former Black Panther activist who spent a record 43 years in solitary confinement saw his pending release delayed again Friday in a case that has provoked outrage among US rights groups.

Bahrain jails 57 Shiites on bomb plot charges

A court in Bahrain has handed down sentences of up to life imprisonment against 57 Shiites accused of plotting attacks against police and other targets, state media reported.

Man gets 2 years in jail for illegal entry of Indians in US

 An American court today sentenced an Indian-origin man to 30 months in prison for facilitating illegal entry of Indians into the US.

Activists outraged as Myanmar jails writer for Buddhist insults

A Myanmar court sentenced a writer to two years in jail and hard labour on Tuesday for insulting Buddhism, his lawyer said, a verdict derided by activists as a blow to free speech and religious tolerance.

Angolan activist gets six months suspended jail sentence

An Angolan court on Thursday sentenced a prominent anti-corruption activist to a six-month suspended jail term for defaming army generals in a book about violence in the country`s diamond mining industry.

Indian-American jailed for life for killing friend

A US court has sentenced an Indian-American student to life imprisonment for stabbing his friend to death in 2013, media reported.

Bangladesh teacher jailed for life for raping student

 A court in Bangladesh on Tuesday sentenced a school teacher to life imprisonment for raping a five-year-old student.

19 jailed for organising prostitution in China

Eleven people, including eight police officers, were today sentenced to prison terms ranging from life to 15 years over organised prostitution in a nightclub in central Chinese province between 2012 and 2013.

Former Malaysian international jailed for match-fixing
Former Malaysian international jailed for match-fixing

A former Malaysian international was jailed for two years on Thursday for attempting to bribe a referee to rig a soccer match involving a Singapore team in 2012.

Malaysia denies royal pardon for jailed opposition leader Anwar

Malaysia has rejected a petition seeking a royal pardon for jailed opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, who is serving a five-year prison term for sodomy, his lawyers said on Wednesday.

Indian-American woman jailed for 30 years for female foeticide

A 33-year-old Indian-American woman has been sentenced to 30 years in prison in the US for female foeticide and child maltreatment of a dependent.

Ivory Coast`s `Iron Lady` Gbagbo jailed for 20 years

The US ambassador to South Korea left a Seoul hospital on Tuesday, five days after he was slashed by a knife-wielding Korean nationalist with a history of violent protest, causing wounds that required 80 stitches to the envoy`s face.

Ex-Chinese health official jailed for 19 yrs on graft charges

A former top Chinese health official was today sentenced to 19 years by a court in Shanghai city on charges of corruption.