CBI terms Gopinath Munde's death 'accidental', charges taxi driver for negligent driving

Six months after the death of Union Minister Gopinath Munde in a road accident, CBI on Thursday filed a charge sheet against taxi driver Gurvinder Singh for rash and negligent driving while ruling out any foul play.

Oscar Pistorius birthday visit may have bent prison rules: Report
Oscar Pistorius birthday visit may have bent prison rules: Report

Oscar Pistorius, serving a five-year prison sentence for killing his girlfriend, received a long visit from his brother and sister for his 28th birthday that may have bent the rules of his incarceration, a South African newspaper reported Sunday.

Ex-Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness slims down in jail
Ex-Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness slims down in jail

Former Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness has lost weight and is living a spartan existence while serving his prison sentence for tax evasion, according to ex-Germany international Gunter Netzer.

Banned cricketers Malik, Amir back prison terms for match-fixers

Pakistan`s banned cricketers, Salim Malik and Mohammad Amir have backed moves by New Zealand`s government to enforce prison sentences for players found guilty of spot or match fixing.

American who hijacked jet to Cuba gets 20 years

An American who returned from Cuba decades after hijacking a jetliner to the communist island was sentenced today to 20 years in US prison but will be eligible for early release on parole, an acknowledgement by prosecutors of the years he spent behind bars in Cuba.

Briton sentenced 12.5 years in US for Taliban support

A US judge sentenced a British computer engineer to 12.5 years in prison today for conspiring to provide and for providing equipment and personnel to the Taliban in Afghanistan.

No regrets despite prison sentence: Pussy Riot

Jailed Nadezhda Tolokonnikova says Pussy Riot`s goal remains "a revolution in Russia."

Halle Berry’s stalker gets 386-day prison sentence

Halle Berry’s stalker was given a 386-day prison sentence in Los Angeles on Thursday.

Schwarzenegger commutes prison sentence of ally`s son

On his last day in office as California Governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger commuted the prison term of his political ally`s son who was sentenced to 16 years in jail for killing a college student two years ago.

Michael Douglas` son gets 5-year prison sentence

A judge sentenced Michael Douglas` son to five years in prison Tuesday for dealing methamphetamine from a trendy Manhattan hotel, calling it his "last chance to make it."