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Berlusconi takes comeback bid to Europe rights court

Italy`s scandal-plagued former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi on Wednesday takes his comeback bid to the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, asking it to weigh in on his ban from holding elected office.

Nov 22, 2017, 10:27 AM IST

British court upholds decision to remove terminally ill infant off life support against parents' wishes

Charlie's condition reflects the markedly decreased amount of mitochondrial DNA found in muscle, liver and brain tissues in these disorders. These are severe disorders presenting in early infancy or childhood with profound weakness, encephalopathy, seizures and liver failure.

Jun 30, 2017, 10:25 AM IST

Norway Supreme Court won`t hear Breivik case on prison conditions

Anders Behring Breivik killed 77 people in 2011.

Jun 08, 2017, 16:38 PM IST

`Serious failings` by Russia in Beslan massacre: ECHR

The European Court of Human Rights ruled on Thursday that there were "serious failings" in Russia`s handling of the Beslan school siege in North Ossetia in 2004, in which over 330 people were killed.

Apr 13, 2017, 14:43 PM IST

Australian firm names Russia, Putin in MH17 compensation claim: Report

An Australian law firm has filed a compensation claim against Russia and President Vladimir Putin in the European Court of Human Rights on behalf of families of victims of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17, shot down in 2014, media reported.

May 21, 2016, 15:30 PM IST

Beware! Your boss can now snoop on your private chats

Companies can now snoop on employees' private messages on email and messaging services within work hours.

Jan 14, 2016, 20:44 PM IST

Belgian court jails French comic Dieudonne for two months: Lawyer

A Belgian court sentenced controversial French comedian Dieudonne on Wednesday to two months in jail for incitement to hatred over alleged racist and anti-Semitic comments he made during a show in Belgium, a lawyer said.

Nov 25, 2015, 19:33 PM IST

Kuwait DNA tests violate right to privacy: Human Rights Watch

 A new Kuwaiti law imposing mandatory DNA tests on citizens and foreigners violates the right to personal privacy and should be amended, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday.

Jul 21, 2015, 15:18 PM IST

Russia rules it can reject European rights court rulings

Russia`s Constitutional Court on Tuesday ruled its national laws should take precedence over decisions of the European Court of Human Rights.

Jul 14, 2015, 19:20 PM IST

Danish historian to take KGB claims to European court

A Danish historian fined for claiming a journalist was a KGB agent at the height of the Cold War will take the case to the European Court of Human Rights, his lawyer said Tuesday.

Jun 17, 2015, 01:38 AM IST

Europe court upholds decision to allow vegetative man to die

Europe's rights court upheld today the decision of a French court to allow a man in a vegetative state to be taken off life support, in a ruling that could become a benchmark on the continent.

Jun 06, 2015, 07:00 AM IST

Europe court upholds French decision to allow vegetative man to die

 Europe`s rights court upheld Friday the decision of a French court to allow a man in a vegetative state to be taken off life support, in a ruling that could become a benchmark on the continent.

Jun 05, 2015, 15:31 PM IST

Berlusconi tax fraud sentence served, rules court

Italy's former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has finished his sentence for tax fraud after doing 10-and-a-half months of community service at a nursing home, a Milan court said on Tuesday.

Apr 14, 2015, 20:46 PM IST

Europe court backs extradition of mentally ill British suspect

The European Court of Human Rights on Thursday backed the extradition of a mentally ill British man accused of setting up a jihadist training camp in the United States.

Jan 30, 2015, 00:03 AM IST

Mother of MH17 plane crash victim sues Ukraine in European court: Report

The mother of a German woman killed when Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was downed over eastern Ukraine in July is suing the Ukrainian authorities at the European Court of Human Rights for failing to close their airspace, a German paper reported.

 

Dec 01, 2014, 08:11 AM IST

Mother of German MH17 victim takes Ukraine to human rights court

The mother of a victim of downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 has begun legal proceedings against Ukraine at the European Court of Human Rights, accusing Kiev of failing to close the country`s airspace, a German daily reported Sunday.

Nov 30, 2014, 06:40 AM IST

Europe court orders Russia to pay $2.5 billion over Yukos

The European Court of Human Rights on Thursday ordered Russia to pay former shareholders in defunct oil giant Yukos almost USD 2.5 billion.

Jul 31, 2014, 20:43 PM IST

Europe court condemns Russia for mass expulsions of Georgians

The Strasbourg-based court`s ruling in a case filed by Georgia in 2007 described Moscow`s policy of expulsions as "arbitrary".

Jul 03, 2014, 15:51 PM IST

Greenpeace sues Russia over Arctic Sunrise detention

Greenpeace is suing Russia before the European Court of Human Rights for detaining its members during a protest last year against Arctic drilling, the environmental lobby group said on Monday.

Mar 17, 2014, 17:53 PM IST

Greek Jews sue Germany for Nazi damages

The Jewish community of Thessaloniki in Greece on Tuesday said it had sued Germany at the European Court of Human Rights, demanding compensation for a forced ransom paid to Nazi occupation forces.

Feb 25, 2014, 21:45 PM IST