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Sydney (dpa) - Actor Johnny Depp's wife Amber Heard asked an Australian court Monday for a trial in early 2016 on charges that she...

A court in northern China sentenced four people to death for murder, fraud and blackmail in a case involving fake mining accidents, a report...

The juvenile convicted in a 2012 Delhi gang rape case will undergo vocational training after his three-year term in a special home ends, a...

Pakistan Wednesday hanged four militants for involvement in a massacre last year at an army-run school, as the country prepares to mark the first...

Pakistan authorities Wednesday hanged four militant over last year's school attack, as the country prepares to observe the first anniversary of the incident.The four...

Singapore (dpa) - A businessman accused by Interpol of being "the leader of the world's most notorious match-fixing syndicate" was re-arrested by the Singapore...

The mayor of Chicago on Tuesday fired the city's chief of police after an outcry over a police shooting in which an African-American teenager...

A key hearing in the VatiLeaks 2 trial over leaks related to alleged financial scandals in the Vatican was Monday postponed by a week...

Protesters who took part Friday in a peaceful march along Chicago's best-known shopping street called for a special prosecutor to look into a police...

Chinese journalist Gao Yu has been released from prison after an appeal court ruled that she could spend the remainder of her sentence at...

A South African court on Thursday legalized the domestic rhino-horn trade, saying a six-year ban imposed by the government appeared to have worsened poaching...

A trial against two journalists, a priest and two Vatican officials was getting under way Tuesday as a court prepared to delve into the...

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan said the executions of Salauddin Quader Chowdhury, 66, of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid, 67,...

The Vatican is to sue five people, including two investigative journalists and their informers, in connection with the recent VatiLeaks 2 scandal, it announced...

Jonathan Pollard, who was convicted of spying for Israel in the United States, was released from prison, a move welcomed Friday by Israeli Prime...

Singapore (dpa) - The charismatic leader of a Singaporean megachurch was jailed for 8 years Friday after being found guilty of misusing church funds,...

Indonesia on Thursday released a prominent political prisoner who had been in jail for over a decade for raising a separatist flag in rebellious...

Johannesburg (dpa) - South African athlete Oscar Pistorius arrived Saturday at a Pretoria police station to perform community service forming part of his parole...

Kuala Lumpur (dpa) - A Malaysian court has fined a man 50,000 ringgit (11,600 dollars) for possession of highly endangered Sunda clouded leopard, a...

Colombo (dpa) - Northern and eastern Sri Lanka were brought to a standstill Friday by a protest to demand the release of some 200...

A member of a New York Mafia family faced with a variety of charges that included participation in a 1978 robbery at a Lufthansa...

The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea last year saw his life sentence upheld Thursday for the murder of 304 passengers...

Spain's government filed a constitutional challenge Wednesday to Catalonia's plan for independence as Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy charged that separatists there were threatening centuries...

Indonesian drug convicts could find themselves guarded by hungry crocodiles under a plan put forward by the anti-narcotics agency, a spokesman said Tuesday.An island...

Kamrul Islam, Tajuddin Badal, Moyana and Zakir Hossain were conflicted in a crowded courtroom for their involvement in the murder of Sheikh Samiul Alam...

Exxon Mobil said it was assessing its response late Thursday to a subpoena issued by the New York attorney general for documents relating to...

An Indian Uber taxi driver convicted of raping a passenger was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday, lawyers connected with the case said.The victim,...

Johannesburg (dpa) - A lower court overlooked important evidence in the trial of Oscar Pistorius and the Olympic athlete should have foreseen the consequences...

Sydney (dpa) - The first Australian class action has been launched against Volkswagen and Audi, and lawyers predict up to 90,000 vehicle owners could...

Two British journalists were sentenced Tuesday to two-and-a-half months in prison for working on Indonesia's Batam island while in the country on tourist visas,...

Kuala Lumpur (dpa) - Prosecutors on Tuesday filed charges against the leader of an anti-government protest that called for the resignation of Prime Minister...

The leader of a Buddhist sect in China has been sentenced to life in prison for fraud, rape and "harmful food preparation," state media...

Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius faces a return to prison for killing his girlfriend if prosecutors succeed in changing his culpable homicide verdict to murder.Paralympic...

Colombo (dpa) - Police arrested the vice president of the Maldives Saturday for his alleged involvement in last month's explosion on a speedboat in...

A class-action lawsuit filed Friday in the United States accused Volkswagen of defrauding South Korean owners of "tainted" VW and Audi cars, after the...

More than a year after the case of Down's syndrome baby Gammy put Thailand's surrogacy industry in the global media spotlight, another custody drama...

People engaging in homosexual acts face 100 lashes of the cane in Indonesia's Aceh province as a new sharia criminal code came into force...

Hong Kong (dpa) - Two men charged with beating to death a Chinese tourist outside a Hong Kong jeweller's in an apparent dispute over...

A group of 101 South Korean owners of Audi cars brought a class action against manufacturer Volkswagen, in the wake of revelations it cheated...

Child rights activists on Wednesday welcomed the Indonesian government's plans to use chemical castration as additional punishment for child sex offenders.President Joko Widodo on...

An Uber taxi driver was convicted Tuesday of raping a passenger a year ago in a case that once again put the spotlight on...

Pretoria (dpa) - Oscar Pistorius will "strictly adhere" to the conditions of his early release from prison, a family spokeswoman said Tuesday after the...

Tokyo (dpa) - Japan on Tuesday expressed regret over a prison term sought by South Korea for a Japanese journalist for alleged libel against...

An elderly Thai man was given an additional 18 months in prison for scribbling an anti-monarchy message in a shopping mall toilet, months after...

Oscar Pistorius will be released on house arrest on October 20 after spending exactly one year in prison for shooting dead his girlfriend Reeva...

A Japanese court ordered the state Thursday to pay damages to residents near a military base in western Japan due to excessive noise caused...

The United States on Wednesday expressed concern over reports that the son of jailed dissidents in China was being held under house arrest by...

Islamabad (dpa) - Four brothers were among nine death row prisoners hanged in Pakistan on Tuesday on murder charges, officials said, as the country...

Kuala Lumpur (dpa) - Malaysia charged two men Monday for allegedly providing information to foreign authorities investigating reports of corruption in a state-run development...

The Munich trial of alleged neo-Nazi Beate Zschaepe on murder charges made headlines lately when it turned out that a purported co-plaintiff apparently did...