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.

Egyptian lawyer sentenced in Saudi for drug trafficking

An Egyptian lawyer, whose arrest caused a diplomatic row between Riyadh and Cairo, was sentenced by a Saudi court to five years in prison.

Iran presidential adviser sentenced: Report

An Iranian news website says a court
has sentenced President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad`s press adviser to
one year in prison.

Egypt`s former interior minister sentenced to 12 years in jail

Habib al-Adly, was sentenced to 12 years in
jail for corruption.

Indian-origin sentenced to death in Singapore

A Malaysian of Indian-origin has been awarded death for
drug trafficking.

Man sentenced to death for killing neighbour to sell his house

A city court has awarded life
sentence to a 46-year-old man who had poisoned his neighbour
to death and buried his body in his own house so that he could
sell the victim`s house.

Shahabuddin sentenced to five years` RI

A local court here sentenced
former RJD MP Md Shahabuddin to five years of rigorous
imprisonment and also imposed a fine of Rs 4,000 Thursday.

Rapper DMX sentenced one year prison

DMX`s new albums is two days shy of his 40th birthday.

Eleven ex-AHD veterinarians sentenced to RI in fodder scam

A special CBI court sentenced 11 fodder scam convicts to prison terms ranging from five to six years and a fine of Rs five lakh each for fraudulently withdrawing about Rs 19.2 crore from the Doranda treasury here in the 1990s.

Nine ex-AHD officials sentenced to prison in fodder scam

A CBI court on Tuesday sentenced nine
fodder convicts to prison for terms in between five and six
years besides penalising them of Rs five lakh.

Six sentenced to death for drug trafficking in China

A Chinese court on Thursday sentenced six
people to death, three to suspended death and 12 others to two
years in jail on drug trafficking charges.

Somali pirate ringleader sentenced to death

A court in Somalia`s breakaway state of Puntland has sentenced a pirate ringleader to death.