Oscar Pistorius was released from jail late, South African officials said, and will serve his remaining sentence under house arrest after spending a year behind bars for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
A South African parole board is due to meet to determine whether Paralympian star Oscar Pistorius should be released early from a prison sentence for killing his girlfriend.
A South Africa parole board was meeting to determine if champion Paralympian Oscar Pistorius should leave jail, weeks after the justice minister blocked his release.
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.
The EU sharply criticised Russia on Tuesday for the jailing of Ukrainian filmmaker and Kremlin critic Oleg Sentsov, calling it a violation of international law.
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.
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."
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.
Ukrainian pilot and lawmaker Nadiya Savchenko went on trial in Russia in a politically charged case that could send tensions between Moscow and Kiev to a new high.
Former Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Serik Akhmetov has appeared before the court on charges of large scale corruption.
The European Union denounced Sunday the death sentence handed down against Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Morsi and at least 100 others.
Boston bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev was a flashy dresser who smoked pot and drank alcohol before his dreams of becoming a boxing champion were crushed.
Celebrated defense lawyer Judy Clarke will launch her bid to save 21-year-old convicted killer Dzhokhar Tsarnaev from the death penalty for bombing the Boston Marathon in 2013.
Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will return to court for the start of his sentencing trial when prosecutors will demand that the American jury condemn the 21-year-old to death.
The parents of a boy killed in the Boston Marathon attacks have asked prosecutors to take the death penalty off the table for convicted bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
The sentencing phase of the Boston bombings trial, which will condemn convicted killer Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death or life imprisonment, will begin on April 21.
Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is a callous terrorist who carried out the 2013 attack, a prosecutor told jurors as the young Muslim's trial neared an end.
Thailand's former premier Yingluck Shinawatra was ordered to stand trial on charges of negligence over a bungled rice subsidy scheme.
The trial of alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will start with opening statements on March 4.