Egypt jails 14 policemen, doctor for torture deaths

Egypt`s top court on Sunday sentenced 14 policemen and a doctor to jail terms for torturing two prisoners to death in 2006, a judicial official said.

Indian national goes on trial for Little India riot

The trial of the last Indian national, out of the 25 accused from the country in the December 2013 riot case here, has begun with his defence lawyer claiming "wrongful arrest" and "racial profiling" of his client.

Australian state to launch medicinal cannabis trial

The Australian state of Queensland will launch its medicinal cannabis trial with the help of other state governments, Queensland Premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, announced on Monday.

Palestinian court drops case against ex-Gaza strongman

A Palestinian court on Sunday dismissed a high-profile corruption case against exiled Gaza strongman Mohammed Dahlan, in a move that could open the door for his return to the occupied territories.

Egyptian jailed for life on Israel spy charges

An Egyptian court Sunday sentenced to jail a man convicted of spying for Israel in the Sinai Peninsula where security forces are fighting an Islamist insurgency, judicial officials said.

Suge Knight ordered to stand trial on murder, attempted murder charges
Suge Knight ordered to stand trial on murder, attempted murder charges

American record producer Suge Knight will stand trial on murder and attempted murder charges after the former rap music mogul struck two men with his pickup truck in January.

`I am not a murderer`, says charged Turkey mine chief

The chief executive of the mine where 301 miners died in 2014 in Turkey`s deadliest industrial accident on Thursday insisted he was not a murderer and said he was still struggling to understand the causes of the tragedy.

'Suge' Knight due in court for key hearing in murder case

Marion "Suge" Knight is scheduled to return to court Thursday for the conclusion of a hearing in which a judge will decide whether the former rap music mogul will stand trial on murder and attempted murder charges.

Lebanese TV contempt trial opens at Hariri tribunal

 The contempt of court trial of a Lebanese journalist and her Al-Jadeed television station`s parent company opened Thursday before the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, set up to try the killers of slain former premier Rafiq Hariri. 

Turkey court adjourns trial into worst mining disaster

Dozens of suspects go on trial Monday over modern Turkey`s worst mining disaster that left 301 miners dead in the western town of Soma and tarnished the image of the government under Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Egypt court confirms death sentence for Brotherhood head, 11 others
Egypt court confirms death sentence for Brotherhood head, 11 others

A Cairo court confirmed death sentences for Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie and 11 other defendants on Saturday, and a US-Egyptian citizen was jailed for life over Islamist protest violence.

Defense wraps up case in Boston bombing trial

Lawyers for alleged Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev quickly wrapped up their defense case on Tuesday as the four-week old trial entered its final stages.

Top Ugandan prosecutor in Shebab bombing trial shot dead

Gunmen today shot dead a top Ugandan state prosecutor whose cases include the trial of 13 men accused of involvement in Al-Shebab bomb attacks that killed 76 people in 2010, police said.

Top Ugandan prosecutor in 2010 bombing trial shot dead: police

Gunmen shot dead Monday a top Ugandan state prosector whose cases include the trial of 13 men accused of involvement in Al-Shebab bomb attacks that killed 76 people in 2010, police said.

Jerusalem Palestinian charged with trying to join IS

Israeli prosecutors Monday charged a Palestinian resident of east Jerusalem with allegedly trying to join the Islamic State jihadist group in Syria, the Shin Bet domestic security agency said.

Judges consider verdict as Knox murder case nears finale

Judges at Italy`s top court retired to chambers Friday to consider whether to uphold the murder conviction of Amanda Knox in what could be the final act of an eight-year legal drama.

Salman Khan hit-and-run case: Court defence actor's appeal to re-examine first investigating officer
Salman Khan hit-and-run case: Court defence actor's appeal to re-examine first investigating officer

In the controversial case of Salman Khan's 2002 hit-and-run case, the Mumbai court has rejected the defence lawyer's appeal to re-examine the first investigating officer, Rajendra Kadam, a leading daily reported.

Egypt acquits Mubarak-era minister in last graft case

An Egyptian court Thursday acquitted an interior minister of ousted president Hosni Mubarak of corruption charges, in the last in a string of cases he faced, his lawyer and state media said.

Friends of Paris jihadist attacker charged with terrorist conspiracy

Two friends of Amedy Coulibaly, one of the jihadists behind January`s attacks in Paris, were charged on Friday with involvement in a terrorist conspiracy, the prosecutor said.

DNA: Amidst repeated cross examinations and court proceedings, will Uber rape victim get justice?

The Supreme Court stayed the March 4 Delhi High Court order permitting the repeat cross-examination of the Delhi Uber rape case victim and other witnesses by accused Shiv Kumar Yadav.But how long will it take for the Indian law to attribute justice to the victim?