US man jailed for trying to join IS in Syria

A Texas man who admitted to trying to join the Islamic State group to fight in Syria was sentenced to nearly seven years in federal prison Friday, US officials said.

When will Captain Saurabh Kalia get justice?

Parents of Kargil martyr Saurabh Kalia on Monday thanked the Centre for indicating that it could approach the International Court of Justice against his brutal torture by Pakistan but said they will believe its assurances only if these are backed by concrete action.

When will Captain Saurabh Kalia get justice? Part-2

Parents of Kargil martyr Saurabh Kalia on Monday thanked the Centre for indicating that it could approach the International Court of Justice against his brutal torture by Pakistan but said they will believe its assurances only if these are backed by concrete action.

Turkey arrests 43 in new sweep against Erdogan foes

Turkey on Friday arrested 43 people in the central city of Konya in new raids against suspected supporters of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan`s arch foe, the US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen, reports said.

Natalie Portman to play Supreme Court Justice in biopic
Natalie Portman to play Supreme Court Justice in biopic

 Actress Natalie Portman will play Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in a biopic titled "On the Basis of Sex". The film will go on floors by the end of 2015.

France should have probed Central Africa child abuse earlier: UN rights chief

UN rights chief Zeid Ra`ad Al Hussein on Friday said France should have probed much earlier claims that its soldiers raped children in the Central African Republic between December 2013 and June 2014.

Salman bail: Poor has not got justice, says former Mumbai police chief

Reacting on Salman Khan hit-and-run case, Satyapal Singh, former Mumbai police chief, said that decision of court proves that poor has not got justice.

Spain princess risks asset seizure in fraud case

A Spanish judge Monday took a step towards seizing the assets of Cristina, sister of King Felipe VI, pending her trial in a fraud scandal that has shamed the royal family.

Lynch confirmed as US attorney general, first black woman in post

The US Senate confirmed Loretta Lynch as the nation`s first black female attorney general Thursday, installing an aggressive counter-terrorism prosecutor as the top law enforcement official for President Barack Obama`s final 21 months in office.

Delay in justice a great challenge: Madan Mohan Mittal

New Delhi, Apr 5 (PTI) Failure of the justice delivery system to impart justice expeditiously is one of the great challenges the nation faces, Punjab minister Madan Mohan Mittal said on Sunday.

Show equal importance, respect to sacred days of all religions: SC judge to PM Modi
Show equal importance, respect to sacred days of all religions: SC judge to PM Modi

Miffed over scheduling of three-day long judges conference during the holy period for Christians, a sitting Supreme Court judge has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and declined a dinner invitation, scheduled to be held on Saturday.

US man walks free after 30 years on death row

An Alabama man who spent 30 years on death row for crimes he didn`t commit walked free from court on Friday after his conviction for a 1985 double murder was overturned because of insufficient evidence.

France to free Rwandan genocide suspect

France will release a man accused of involvement in the 1994 Rwanda massacre after the Paris appeal court ruled in his favour on Friday, his lawyer said.

Judge orders California to pay for inmate`s sex-change operation

A federal judge in San Francisco has ordered California to pay for a sex-change operation for a biologically male prisoner that could cost as much as $100,000.

US man exonerated after 30 years on death row

A man in Alabama who has been on death row for nearly 30 years for murder and robbery charges will be released after his case was dismissed, lawyers said Thursday.

Romania`s richest man jailed

Romania`s richest main, Ioan Niculae, the billionaire head of an agro-industrial conglomerate, was sentenced Thursday to two and a half years in prison for his involvement in illegal financing of the 2009 presidential campaign.

Chinese court jails Uighur for 6 years for growing beard

A court in China`s mainly Muslim Xinjiang region has sentenced a man to six years in prison for "provoking trouble" and growing a beard, a practise discouraged by local authorities, a newspaper reported Sunday.

Jurists must ensure justice to all in terror cases: President

Jurists must play an important role to ensure justice to the victims of terror and to the persons implicated in such crimes, President Pranab Mukherjee has said.

China's Xi says miscarriages of justice must be tackled properly

 Miscarriages of justice must be properly tackled or it will damage the country`s efforts to boost the rule of law, state media quoted Chinese President Xi Jinping as saying, following a series of embarrassing cases that have incited public anger.

US judge orders release of Iraq prisoner abuse photos

A United States judge has ordered the government to release a trove of photos depicting abuse of detainees in Iraq and Afghanistan in the latest twist to a long-running legal battle over the images.