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Two sentenced to 20 years RI in 2013 Chakulia gang rape case

 Two persons were sentenced to 20 years rigorous imprisonment by the district and sessions court in connection with a 2013 gangrape case in East Singhbhum district.

Turkish editor gets 21 month suspended sentence for `insulting Erdogan`

An Ankara court on Tuesday handed down a 21-month suspended jail sentence to an editor of a leading English-language Turkish daily newspaper after convicting him of insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Paris tourist boat skipper sentenced in fatal crash

A French court on Tuesday handed down a three-year suspended prison sentence to the skipper of a Bateaux Mouches tourist boat that crashed into a smaller vessel on the River Seine in 2008, killing a man and boy.

New Zealand man faces 18-year jail term in Bali for drugs

 Indonesian prosecutors Thursday recommended an 18-year jail sentence for a New Zealand man accused of trafficking crystal methamphetamine into the resort island of Bali.

Egypt court gives 2 years prison to 12 over 2013 violence

An Egyptian court has sentenced 12 alleged supporters of the banned Muslim Brotherhood group to two years in prison over violence in the city of Suez in December 2013.

Thai `yellow shirt` leaders sentenced for 2008 protest

A Thai court handed six `Yellow Shirt` leaders two-year jail terms Thursday for a 2008 protest which saw the prime minister`s office stormed and occupied by demonstrators.

Haitian sentenced to pay more than $7,000 over plane seat row

A Haitian man who forced a flight to be diverted after reacting angrily to a seat being reclined in front of him was ordered to pay more than $7,000 by a US court on Friday.

US man sentenced for deadly toxin plot

 A 20-year-old young American man has been sentenced to more than nine years in prison for selling deadly toxins online to buyers in countries like India and aiding an Indian-origin woman in the UK to kill her mother.

US swimmer Michael Phelps sentenced to 18 months probation for drunken driving

US swimmer Michael Phelps sentenced to 18 months probation for drunken driving

American swimmer Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, was sentenced on Friday to 18 months probation and a year suspended jail sentence after pleading guilty to drunken driving.

Actress Jeevitha sentenced in cheque bounce case, gets bail

A city court Monday sentenced Telugu actress-filmmaker and BJP leader Jeevitha to two year imprisonment in a cheque bounce case.

14-plus years for Cuban ballplayer smuggler

The convicted ringleader of a smuggling organisation that brought more than 1,000 Cubans into the US, some of them baseball players including Texas Rangers outfielder Leonys Martin, was sentenced to more than 14 years in federal prison.

Somaliland sentences 2 journalists to 3 years in jail: Colleagues

Two journalists in northern Somalia`s self-declared independent Somaliland region have been sentenced to three years in jail for false reports and defaming the government, reports said Wednesday, as rights groups condemned the sentence.

Two jailed for 15 years in Bahrain for robbing Indian

Two men, including an Indian, have been sentenced to 15-years in jail in Bahrain for kidnapping and robbing an Indian worker while posing as police officers, a media report said today.

Youth gets 3 years jail for stabbing two men

A 26-year-old youth, accused of stabbing two men, has been sentenced to three years rigorous imprisonment by a Delhi court.

Bomb blast mastermind sentenced to death in Pakistan

A Pakistani anti-terrorism court today sentenced to death the mastermind of a bomb blast in Karachi in 2005 in which four security guards were killed and 21 others injured.

Sudan mother facing apostasy death sentence to be freed soon: Official

A Christian Sudanese woman sentenced to hang for apostasy will be "freed within days", a foreign ministry official told AFP on Saturday.

Kanye West sentenced to two years of probation

Rapper Kanye West has been given 24 months of probation and ordered to do 240 hours of community service for attacking a photographer in 2013

Man, parents sentenced to 10 years imprisonment

A local court has sentenced a 30-year-old man and his parents to 10-years of imprisonment in a case relating to the suicide of his wife three years ago.

6 sentenced to life term in NLSIU student gang-rape case

A city court in Bangalore has sentenced six men to life term on charges for gang-raping an undergraduate student of the National Law School of India University (NLSIU) on Bangalore University’s Jnanabharathi campus.

Man sentenced to life term for acid attack

In one of the fastest trials that lasted four months, a local court today sentenced a man to life imprisonment for the fatal acid attack on a woman software engineer.