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US jury finds Macau billionaire guilty in UN bribery case

Defense lawyers countered that Ng Lap Seng goals were consistent with the types of public-private partnerships that the United Nations favors, and that other diplomats abused Ng`s trust.

Jul 28, 2017, 09:24 AM IST

IMF boss Christine Lagarde to go on trial in France on December 12

Lagarde, 60, will be tried for negligence by the Court of Justice of the Republic -- a tribunal that hears cases against ministers accused of wrongdoing in the discharge of their duties.

Sep 13, 2016, 01:21 AM IST

Spain's Princess Cristina stands trial on tax fraud charges

Spain`s Princess Cristina appeared in court on Monday on charges of tax fraud, the first member of the royal family to stand in the dock, as a lengthy investigation into her husband`s business affairs finally went to trial.

Jan 12, 2016, 03:35 AM IST

Rajasthan summon Veteran all-rounder Rajat Bhatia

Veteran all-rounder Rajat Bhatia had something to cheer for after getting a late NoC from DDCA as Rajasthan have summoned him for trials in Jaipur on October 19.

Oct 17, 2015, 19:11 PM IST

Tears and confusion as Hungary tries 'criminal' migrants

The government ordered the building of the razor wire barrier in August to stem the flow of migrants.

Oct 10, 2015, 00:48 AM IST

Lionel Messi to stand trial for tax fraud in Spain; faces 22-month sentence

Lionel Messi and his father Jorge Horacio will stand trial for three counts of tax fraud in Spain.

Oct 08, 2015, 23:34 PM IST

Trial begins in rape case against 'Peepli Live' director

A court here on Wednesday began trial in a rape case against Mahmood Farooqui, the director of Bollywood movie "Peepli Live" who is accused of sexually assaulting an American woman.

Sep 09, 2015, 19:26 PM IST

Life or death for Batman theatre gunman? Trial enters new phase

  Jurors deciding whether Colorado movie massacre gunman James Holmes should be executed began the punishment phase of his trial on Wednesday, considering aggravating factors including his murder of a six-year-old girl.

Jul 23, 2015, 04:03 AM IST

Egypt jails Mubarak-era PM for corruption

An Egyptian court sentenced a former prime minister of ousted president Hosni Mubarak Wednesday to five years in prison for corruption and fined him millions of dollars.

Jul 22, 2015, 22:21 PM IST

Landmark trial of Chad dictator Habre adjourned

 Former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre was forcibly brought to court Tuesday on the second day of his landmark trial in Senegal but judges adjourned the case until September to enable appointed lawyers to prepare his defence.

Jul 22, 2015, 03:53 AM IST

Israel jails Palestinian engineer over Hamas rocket design

An Israeli court sentenced a Palestinian engineer to 21 years in jail Tuesday for helping the Islamist movement Hamas to improve the range of rockets used against the Jewish state.

Jul 15, 2015, 02:06 AM IST

Convicted Boston bomber could face state murder trial: Report

Convicted Boston marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could stand trial on state charges for the murder of a police officer despite being on death row at a federal prison, a report said Saturday.

Jul 12, 2015, 04:52 AM IST

Ex-archbishop hospitalised ahead of Vatican paedophilia trial

A former Polish archbishop was placed in intensive care on Saturday, just hours before his unprecedented trial on paedophilia charges was due to start at the Vatican, the Holy See said.

Jul 11, 2015, 15:22 PM IST

Leader of French Islamist group jailed for nine years

A French court on Friday jailed the leader of a local Islamist group for nine years for "criminal association with a terrorist group."

Jul 10, 2015, 19:34 PM IST

Court overturns death sentences in mob killing of Afghan woman: Judge

An Afghan appeal court has overturned death sentences given to four men for the mob killing in March of a woman falsely accused of blasphemy in Kabul, a judge said Thursday.

Jul 02, 2015, 17:16 PM IST

Al Jazeera journalist says he expects to face judge soon after arrest in Germany

A high-profile Al Jazeera journalist arrested in Berlin at the request of Egypt said he expected to soon face a judge who would decide whether to extradite him, in a case that could embarrass Germany and renew questions about Cairo`s crackdown on dissent.

Jun 21, 2015, 22:06 PM IST

Prosecutors wrap up case in Colorado theater shooting trial

Centennial (US), Prosecutors in the Colorado theater shooting trial will rest their case today after eight weeks of testimony in which they sought to show that former neuroscience student James Hol

Jun 19, 2015, 19:23 PM IST

Pak court to hold two hearings a week to expedite Mumbai terror attack case

 The Pakistani anti-terrorism court hearing the 2008 Mumbai attack case will hold the trial of the seven accused, including mastermind Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi, twice a week to expedite the case after Islamabad High Court gave a two-month deadline to the trial court.

Jun 18, 2015, 19:13 PM IST

Chinese man goes on trial for dating 15 women

A 41-year-old Chinese man who had been dating 15 university students stands on trial for fraud in the national capital.

Jun 18, 2015, 11:36 AM IST

Three years` jail for death of Turkish-German heroine

A German court on Tuesday jailed an 18-year-old man for three years over the death of a young German-Turkish woman who became a national heroine for giving her life trying to protect two teenage girls.

Jun 16, 2015, 19:54 PM IST