paralympian oscar pistorius entered the courtroom in pretoria on monday at the start of a week that may be his last as a free man for up to fifteen years. the sentencing procedure for his crime, found guilty of culpable homicide, south africa's equivalent of manslaughter, for the shooting of his girlfriend reeva steenkamp, may take several days, and there is no minimum sentence for the crime in south africa.
in india, five men are due to be formally charged with the gang-rape and murder of a 23-year-old university student.
the first of 28 greenpeace activists and two journalists detained in russia's arctic is a step closer to home. anthony perretta, a company director from newport, wales, believes that investing in renewable energy solutions rather than exploiting fossil fuels will eventually help stabilise the earth's climate and environment.
relatives of people killed when egyptian security forces launched a crackdown against muslim brotherhood supporters are calling for justice. grieving families gathered around the covered, charred and mutilated bodies of more than 200 egyptians, laid out in rows in cairo's al-iman mosque.
ncaa smaç şampiyonu justice filipinlerde 2.13'lük bir oyuncunun üzerinden smacı vuruyor
indonesia has released on parole a convicted australian drug trafficker after she spent nine years in jail in bali. the case of schapelle corby, 36, has strained relations between the countries.
the united states has brought new manslaughter charges against four former private army contractors for an attack in iraq in 2007. in the original 2008 process, charges were dropped before a scheduled trial when a district judge ruled that prosecutors should not have included statements given by the guards under threat of losing their jobs.
the justice collective hillsborough faciasında hayatını kaybedenlerin ailelerine destek için biraraya geldi.
chp genel başkan yardımcısı ve parti sözcüsü haluk koç, istanbul cumhuriyet başsavcılığı'nın yürüttüğü yolsuzluk ve rüşvet soruşturması ile ilgili olarak
a battle between conservatives and liberals looms in the states over who will drive the country's law and order policy after the current attorney general resigned. eric holder has been one of barack obama's closest allies.
south korean prosecutors have demanded the death penalty for the captain of the ferry that capsized in april, killing more than 300 people, many of them school children. lee joon-seok was among 15 accused of abandoning the ferry. four, including the captain, face homicide charges.
it has been a dramatic, tearful day in court for south africa's most famous athelete oscar pistorius, who has been charged with the premeditated murder of his model girlfriend, reeva steenkamp. if found guilty, he faces life imprisonment.
four men found guilty of fatally raping a young woman on a bus have been condemned to death by hanging.
supporters of mohamed mursi outside the court have celebrated as a victory the adjournment of his trial until january. despite tight security and the venue's location on the outskirts of cairo, hundreds of pro-mursi protesters still turned up. one sign read:
the decision to drop charges against kenyan president uhuru kenyatta marks one of the international criminal court’s (icc) largest setbacks. the prosecution which had repeatedly asked for more time to build its case lamented the kenyan government’s lack of cooperation, but added that a new case could be brought should new evidence be presented.
a 33-year prison sentence has been overturned in pakistan of a doctor who was instrumental in finding osama bin laden.
twenty-four defendants accused of killing members of the security forces in the western sahara have been sentenced by a military court in morocco.
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a scandal involving loans made to gangsters by mizuho financial group, japan's second-biggest bank, is costing some of its top bosses.
the former french president nicolas sarkozy has suffered a potential setback to his mission to seek election again in 2017. his team are to appeal after magistrates ruled conversations with his lawyer were phone-tapped legally as part of an investigation into alleged corruption.
greenpeace activists detained last month after attempting to scale a russian owned arctic oil platform are being kept under 'inhumane' prison conditions - according to representatives of the environmentalist group.
former croatian prime minister ivo sanader and his conservative hdz party have been found guilty of rigging public tenders and misuse of state funds. sanader's been sentenced to nine years in jail, on top of a 10 year term he is already serving.
a convicted hacker turned fbi informant who was facing more than 20 years in jail has walked free. hector xavier monsegur was arrested in 2011 on hacking charges but agreed to cooperate with the authorities. inside the new york court on tuesday the judge praised the hacker, known as 'sabu', for helping to foil at least 300 cyber attacks.
details of the killing of reeva steenkamp have energed from the ongoing bail hearing of oscar pistorius in johannesburg.
the lawyer for one of three al jazeera journalists jailed in egypt has formally applied to the government in cairo to have him deported to australia. it comes after egypt's highest court, the court of cassation, ordered a retrial, citing "procedural flaws" in the original proceedings which sparked international outrage.
the european court of justice in luxembourg has delivered a verdict on a german case that may come as sweet news for eu member states concerned about what some call "benefit tourism". the court ruling appears to close off one avenue for claimants by underlining the right of member states to insist that claimants from another eu member must actively pursue employment as a condition for basic provisions.
the trial of greece's right-wing golden dawn party has been adjourned for a second time. organisational concerns were cited as the reason for the suspension of proceedings until the 12th of may, but the defendants also refused to appear before judges at the athens prison once again.
today a court in milan will hand down the verdict on silvio berlusconi in the
the president - elect takes the presidential oath. (jan 20 2009)
it was a less than glamorous royal engagement in mallorca for spain's princess cristina, attending a hearing into her involvement in a corruption scandal. the infanta remained tight lipped about the case which alleges she and her husband pocketed millions of euros of public money.
Prosecutors in Russia are calling for a 10-year jail term against opposition activist Alexei Navalny, in a fraud case dismissed by his supporters as politica...
a court in china has rejected the appeal of former politician bo xiali and upheld his life sentence. bo was convicted in september of bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power.
2013 yazının bol gişeli hiti man of steel'in devamı olacak yapımda bu sefer superman ve batman beraber yer alacaklar! warner bros. yapımcılığında ve yine zack snyder yönetmenliğinde hayata geçirilen projede senaryo yine david s. goyer'ın kaleminden çıkacak. henry cavill'i tekrar superman olarak izleyeceğimiz filmde kendisine diane lane, laurence fishburne ve amy adams eşlik edecek. frank miller'ın 1986 tarihli kitabından batman ile superman'ın karşı karşıya geliyor.
people from daveyton township east of johannesburg protested against police brutality following the death of a taxi driver tied to the back of a van by south african police officers.
the murder trial of oscar pistorius is set to begin on monday, just over a year since he shot and killed his model girlfriend reeva steenkamp on valentines day. his defence has long argued that pistorius accidently killed steenkamp after mistaking her for an intruder.
french comedian dieudonné standing trial in paris for condoning terrorism has been fined €30,000 or face a jail term. dieudonné made a facebook comment saying ' i feel like charlie coulibaly.'
if someone is taken into police custody, what rights do they have in those crucial early stages of the arrest? can they make a phone call, for example, or have immediate access to a lawyer? at the moment it depends on the country.
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french authorities have released an artist's impression of a motorcyclist they want to speak to in connection with the murders of four people in the alps last year. on 5 september 2012 three members of a british-iraqi family, saad al-hilli, his wife, iqbal, and mother-in-law, suhaila, were gunned down close to lake annecy where they were on holiday. a french cyclist, sylvain mollier, was also killed. their killer has never been found. the couple's two daughters survived - one by hiding under her dead mother's skirt.
a veteran chinese journalist has been sentenced to seven years in prison charged with leaking state secrets. seventy-one-year-old gao yu gave an allegedly forced confession to chinese television where she admitted to working against the interests of the state.