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Oscar Pistorius sentenced to five years in prison

South African athlete found guilty for killing girlfriend last year

October 21, 2014 4:12
Judge deems Saudi accused in US bomb plot competent to stand trial

Judge deems Saudi accused in US bomb plot competent to stand trial

A Saudi student accused of plotting to build and detonate bombs against targets including the Dallas home of former President George W. Bush was declared competent to stand trial on Tuesday by a federal judge.

February 22, 2012 12:42

UAE activists sentenced to jail

Five political activists convicted on Sunday of insulting the leaders of the United Arab Emirates were sentenced to between two and three years in jail.

November 27, 2011 1:38
The Twitter trial

The Twitter trial

A judge in the US banned a local newspaper from live tweeting during a trial in the courtroom. But judges in Australia have ruled otherwise. Whom do you agree with?

November 10, 2009 10:59

Man in Germany goes on trial for Sherbini murder

A 29-year-old ethnic Russian male accused of stabbing Marwa el-Sherbini to death in…

October 26, 2009 5:34

Woman ‘duped’ into having consensual sex

A 30-year-old woman charged with having consensual sex outside of marriage claims she believed she was married to her live-in partner...

August 18, 2009 5:20

Iran: Trial of protestors begins

The first trial of those reportedly involved in the violence prompted by Iran's…

August 2, 2009 12:01
Iraqi shoe thrower faces 15-years in prison

Iraqi shoe thrower faces 15-years in prison

Muntazer Al Zaidi, the Iraqi journalist who threw his shoe at former US President George W. Bush, faces up to 15 years in jail if convicted of assault.

February 9, 2009 10:17
All for a pair of shoes

All for a pair of shoes

The trial of the Iraqi shoe-throwing journalist has been scheduled for December 31.

December 22, 2008 2:38