A Brazilian court has ordered the seizure of goods and assets belonging to the broadcast-arm of the International Olympic Committee.
Chinese court sentenced a Christian pastor to 14 years in jail for embezzlement, after he opposed forced removal of crosses from churches.
President Barack Obama's administration asked the US Supreme Court to uphold measures shielding around four million undocumented migrants from deportation.
A Belgian court gave Facebook 48 hours to stop tracking Internet users who do not have accounts with the US social media giant, or risk fines of up to 250,000 euros ($269,000) a day.
Article 19, the UK's human rights organization proposed introducing a concept of an anti-LGBT crime to the Kazakhstani Criminal Code.
A judge dismissed a case against Jay Z in which the heir of an Egyptian composer claimed the rapper illegally used a flute sample in his hip-hop classic "Big Pimpin."
Spanish judges started questioning Catalan officials charged with breaking the law by holding a vote last year on their contested drive for independence from Spain.
The French government has given the green light for the extradition of Kazakh tycoon and opposition figure Mukhtar Ablyazov to Russia, where he is accused of embezzling billions of dollars.
Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff suffered a major new setback when a court ruled that her government's accounting practices were illegal, handing ammunition to opponents threatening impeachment proceedings.
Facebook and other Internet giants could be barred from sending European citizens' personal information to the US.
A South Africa national was given a prison term in Atyrau, Kazakhstan for failing to register with the immigration authorities.
Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney downplayed her actor husband George's fears for her safety, after he voiced his concern on a US talk show following an attack on one of her co-counsel in the Maldives.
The court case against actor Johnny Depp's wife Amber Heard for allegedly smuggling two dogs into Australia -- dubbed the 'war on terrier'.
South Carolina prosecutors said they intend to seek the death penalty for Dylann Roof, the white alleged supremacist charged with killing nine black churchgoers in June.
Reeva Steenkamp's devastated parents remain adamant Oscar Pistorius deliberately killed their daughter, telling Australian television their life has been ruined.
The trial of Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian resumed Monday in Tehran, in what could be the final hearing before a judgment is issued on whether he spied on Iran.
US comedy icon Bill Cosby has been ordered to testify under oath in response to accusations from a woman who said he drugged and sexually abused her when she was a minor.
Former Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Serik Akhmetov has appeared before the court on charges of large scale corruption.
Vladimir Koshlyak and Alnur Musayev acquitted by jury in Austria of murdering two Kazakhstani bankers back in 2007.
"Batman" theater gunman James Holmes was found guilty on all charges -- and could now face the death penalty -- over the 2012 massacre that left 12 dead and 70 more injured in Colorado.
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