Delhi HC acquits man undergoing life term for murdering brother

A man, who was sentenced to life imprisonment by a trial court for murdering his brother following a quarrel, has been acquitted by the Delhi High Court which held that the prosecution has not satisfactorily proved the motive behind the crime.

Prosecution calls for Pistorius to face month of mental tests

Prosecutors will apply to have Oscar Pistorius committed for one month of mental evaluations after a psychiatrist on Monday told his murder trial the Paralympian suffered from an "anxiety disorder".

Pistorius `torn apart` after shooting girlfriend

Oscar Pistorius`s murder trial resumed today with a neighbour and friend giving a heart-wrenching account of finding the "broken" athlete coming down the stairs, holding his dead girlfriend in his arms.

Amanda Knox struck mortal blow in killing: Italy court

The Florence appeals court that reinstated the conviction against Amanda Knox in her roommate`s 2007 murder said in a lengthy reasoning made public today that Knox herself delivered the fatal blow.

Murder trial of Sarabjit Singh starts in Pakistan

The murder trial of Indian national Sarabjit Singh began at a high-security Pakistani jail here on Wednesday with a court holding the first hearing against alleged killers.

Indian-origin man to face murder trial in UK

Kiranjit Uppal, 36, was arrested at Heathrow Airport as he arrived on a plane from India in September last year.

Kennedy cousin Skakel wins new trial in 1975 death

Skakel`s current attorney, Hubert Santos, said he expects to file a motion for bail today. If a judge approves it, Skakel could then post bond and be released from prison.

Real-life murder trial to be shown on TV for first time

An actual murder trial will be broadcast on television in Britain, and is expected to give a rare insight into the court system, BBC reported Tuesday.

Fishermen killing: Italy to send marines back to India for murder trial

Italy on Thursday night said it will send back to India two marines to face trial for killing two fishermen after receiving an assurance from the Indian government about the protection of their fundamental rights.

Fishermen killing: Marines won`t return to India to face murder trial, says Italy

Two Italian marines being tried for murder in India will not return to the country as New Delhi does not have jurisdiction over the case, the Italian foreign ministry announced Monday.

China braces for murder trial of Bo Xilai’s wife

Gu`s trial too was expected to leave a major impact on this year`s process to change leadership in the Party.

Murder trial opens for rapper in `93 NY shooting

A rapper`s lawyer says his client was "seeking his redemption" by suddenly confessing to police about a years-old shooting in New York.

Amanda Knox heads for home after acquittal

An Italian appeals court threw out Amanda Knox`s murder conviction late on Monday and ordered the young American freed after nearly four years in prison for the death of her British roommate.

MJ’s doctor accused of spending 45 minutes on phone as he lay dying

Dr Conrad Murray, the personal medic of Michael Jackson, who has been accused of “manslaughter” in the King of Pop’s trial, was on the phone for 45 minutes while the singer was dying.

Judge in Scarlet case has no powers to hold trial

Defence counsel in British teenager
Scarlet Eden Keeling case has moved an application before a
court here stating that the current judge holding the trial
has no powers to do so.

Mubarak to be tried for murder of protesters

An Egyptian court has ordered Mubarak to face trial on charges including "pre-meditated killing".

Pak court adjourns Taseer`s murder trial till March 26

A Pakistani anti-terrorism
court on Saturday adjourned till March 26 the case of the police
guard who assassinated Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer.

Iran detention centre staffs face murder trial: Report

Iran`s military prosecutor has
charged three staff with killing three inmates at a detention
centre used to hold post-election protesters, ISNA news agency
reported on Saturday.

Italian murder trial of US student nears end

Lawyers for American student Amanda Knox had their last chance on Thursday to convince a jury she is innocent of the murder of her British roommate.