A Russian military court is set to announce its verdict against a Ukrainian filmmaker who faces a lengthy prison term on terror charges in a trial decried by the West.
An unknown man assaulted a currency exchange office in Astana on August 17. Police made an arrest the same day.
Reeva Steenkamp's devastated parents remain adamant Oscar Pistorius deliberately killed their daughter, telling Australian television their life has been ruined.
A Can$760 million (US$578 million) class action lawsuit has been launched against the owner of affair-seeking website Ashley Madison.
Brazilian prosecutors lodged corruption charges against the speaker of the lower house -- a key figure in the country's current political crisis -- and also against a former president.
Thailand's police chief insisted his officers were making "a lot of progress" in the hunt for the Bangkok shrine bomber despite the lack of arrests and mystery over the attackers' motives.
Transgender Olympic champion Caitlyn Jenner could face misdemeanor manslaughter charges over a deadly car crash in February when Los Angeles police reveal the results of an investigation into the accident next week.
The United States called on Russia to release an Estonian intelligence officer who was sentenced to 15 years in prison for spying and weapons possession, calling the charges "baseless."
Russian police said they had detained an "international criminal gang" that produced contraband cheese worth some $30 million using banned Western ingredients.
Hip-hop star Drake condemned rising violence in Toronto after two people died in a shooting linked to his festival, breaking more than a week of silence.
The Ikea branch in central Sweden where two shoppers were fatally stabbed -- reportedly with knives taken from the shelves -- will temporarily stop knife sales.
Kazakhstan is considering pros and cons of introducing chemical castration for convicted pedophiles.
The leader of a group searching for 43 missing students in Mexico has been killed near the resort town of Acapulco.
Pakistani police arrested five more people over a major child sex abuse scandal after a lawyer for the victims accused them of protecting culprits.
A day of peaceful remembrance marking the anniversary of a black teen's killing by police in the US city of Ferguson came to a violent end Sunday as gunfire left at least one protester injured.
A Pakistani province announced a judicial inquiry into a massive child abuse and extortion scandal allegedly involving hundreds of victims amid mounting calls for justice.
Multiple bombings rocked Kabul, killing at least 35 people and wounding hundreds more in the first major attacks in the Afghan capital.
A former prime minister was drawn into the complex web of historic child sex abuse allegations in Britain, when the police watchdog announced an investigation involving 1970s leader Edward Heath.
A New York judge scheduled a retrial next year in the 1979 kidnapping and murder of a six-year-old boy that continues to haunt millions of American parents.
The US jury deciding the fate of James Holmes, who gunned down 12 people at a "Batman" movie premiere, refused to take the death penalty off the table.
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