A Saudi court Sunday jailed an Islamist for eight years on charges of inciting protests, mocking the monarch and criticising the security services on Twitter.
An appeals court in the southern port of Aden upheld a 10-year jail term Sunday for 11 Somali pirates convicted of trying to hijack a ship in Yemeni waters.
A British woman won a High Court battle to preserve her late husband's sperm for at least another decade so that she can bear his children.
A US court has cleared Cisco Systems over liability for human rights abuses in China, in a case closely watched by the global technology sector and activists.
A Chilean court sentenced a leader of the country's Mapuche population to 18 years in jail on Friday for a fire that killed an elderly farmer and his wife.
A Turkish court on Friday released the last five suspects, including the sons of two ministers, detained in a corruption probe that has struck at the heart of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government.
Rebekah Brooks, who edited Rupert Murdoch's British tabloids, told her trial Thursday that she had sanctioned payments to public officials for stories with an "overwhelming public interest".
Hearings of the criminal case over Almaty flea market fire started on February 25.
A US appeals court on Wednesday ordered YouTube to take down an anti-Islamic movie that triggered protests in the Muslim world, after an actress alleged she had been duped into appearing in it.
Hong Kong Court has ruled to freeze assets of companies that are believes to be owned by the fugitive ex-head Kazakhstan banker Mukhtar Ablyazov.
The US Supreme Court refused Monday to review restrictions on handguns for young people, dealing a blow to arms activists.
The Philippine Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a controversial cybercrime law penalising online libel is constitutional, amid claims it is intended to curb Internet freedom in one of Asia's most freewheeling democracies.
The Criminal Appeals Board of Western Kazakhstan Oblast has dismissed a motion of Peter Baruch’s lawyer.
The UN's highest International Court of Justice is to hear arguments next month in a long-running genocide case that threatens to sour relations between Croatia and Serbia.
Being an multi-billionaire Ablyazov can afford to buy anything he wanted, fund opposition political parties and create a committee of international human rights watchdogs to defend him, but he cannot buy the French Justice.
Fugitive ex-chairman of Kazakhstan-based BTA Bank Mukhtar Ablyazov intends to request a political asylum in France.
A US appeals court on Monday shot down Apple's bid to derail a court-ordered monitor in its e-book price-fixing case.
The Criminal Board of Appeals of the West Kazakhstan Regional Court has satisfied the prosecutor’s protests and recognized the actions of the police as lawful.
Peter Baruch accused of corrupting minors while living in Kazakhstan might escape punishment.
Costa Rica said Tuesday it will take Nicaragua to the International Court of Justice over what San Jose alleges is Managua's seeking to have oil exploration work done in Costa Rican waters.
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