A Chinese court on Friday convicted a mining billionaire said to have links with former security tsar Zhou Yongkang of murder and sentenced him to death.
A judge in the state of Florida has given a green light for a human rights abuses trial to move forward in the United States against Bolivian ex-president Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada.
A court Wednesday ordered Japan's military to suspend night flights from one base in the first such ruling over noise caused by fighter planes.
A Sudanese judge on Thursday sentenced a heavily pregnant Christian woman to hang for apostasy, a ruling which Britain denounced as "barbaric" and left the United States "deeply disturbed".
A Moroccan court has jailed six men for up to three years on various charges including "homosexuality", a rights group told AFP.
The captain and three other crew members of the ferry that sank off South Korea last month were indicted Thursday on charges of manslaughter through gross negligence, Yonhap news agency reported.
The hearings of Dias Kadyrbayev and Azamat Tazhayakov, arrested in the United States in relation to the Boston bombings case would take place separately.
The widow of the man who was driving a sports car when it crashed, killing him and "Fast and Furious" star Paul Walker last year, is suing Porsche.
A Turkish court heard testimony on Monday that eight men, including four police officers, pummelled a teenage protester to death with baseball bats and truncheons during anti-government demonstrations last year.
An appeals court on Friday breathed new life into Oracle's big-money lawsuit against Google by ruling that software commands can be copyrighted just like classic books.
The son of New Zealand's Maori king appeared in court on Monday charged with burglary and stealing surfboards in a North Island town, prompting a rare public rebuke from the indigenous figurehead.
Jurors on Friday ordered Samsung to pay just a fraction of the big-money damages sought by Apple in a high-stakes Silicon Valley case over smartphone patents.
A Japanese whaling fleet is set to leave port Saturday in the first hunt since the UN's top court last month ordered Tokyo to stop killing whales in the Antarctic.
A US judge threw out Wednesday a lawsuit by Quentin Tarantino seeking $1 million from a gossip website for helping leak a screenplay for his latest planned movie.
Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone went on trial in Germany Thursday accused of bribery in a case which threatens a jail term for the Briton who has controlled the motor sport for four decades.
Amir Ismagulov, the father of Azamat Tazhayakov, a Kazakhstani student arrested in Boston, has finally received his visa after 45 days of waiting.
The Uralsk Court has extended the arrest of the British national Peter Baruch accused of corruption of minors in Kazakhstan.
Legal proceedings against Dias Kadyrbayev and Azamat Tazhayakov, Kazakhstani students who were arrested in the United States in relation to the Boston bombings case, may be delayed until August.
Coca-Cola was taken to task by the US Supreme Court on Monday, with justices questioning whether a drink sold as fruit juice was the real thing.
Peter Baruch detained for corruption of minors in Kazakhstan's Uralsk and Atyrau will remain in custody till the end of the month.
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