Legal Proceedings

Norway-based cleric refuses to travel to Italy for trial

Feb 1, 2019

The lawyer of a Norway-based Iraqi-born cleric suspected of enticing recruits to fight in Iraq says his client refuses to travel to Italy where he faces trial and demands guarantees of safe return.

Swede stands trial in royal jewels heist

Jan 30, 2019

A man accused of stealing 65 million kronor ($7.2 million) worth of royal treasure, including a jeweled crown, from a cathedral where they were on display, has gone on trial in Sweden

Former landscaper pleads guilty to 8 murders in Canada

Jan 30, 2019

A former landscaper charged with killing eight men with ties to Toronto's Gay Village district has pleaded guilty to eight counts of first-degree murder

Canadian ambassador: Huawei exec could avoid US extradition

Jan 24, 2019

Canada's ambassador to China says a top Chinese executive has a strong case to avoid extradition to the United States

Denmark: Syrian charged with planning terror goes on trial

Jan 22, 2019

A trial has started against a 31-year-old Syrian man who is charged with planning to explode one or more bombs in Copenhagen and stabbing random people with kitchen knives

Canada says it won't be deterred by Chinese pressure

Jan 19, 2019

Canada's public safety minister says the country won't be deterred by Chinese pressure after China threatened reprisals if Huawei is banned from its 5G network

British sailor acquitted in gang rape case at Canadian base

Jan 18, 2019

A British sailor accused in an alleged gang rape at a Canadian military base has been acquitted

ICC judges: Former Ivory Coast president must remain jailed

Jan 18, 2019

ICC judges say ex-Ivory Coast president must stay in custody at least until Feb. 1 hearing

Lawyers again urge ICC to release ex-Ivory Coast president

Jan 17, 2019

Lawyers again urge ICC to release ex-Ivory Coast president Gbagbo, former government minister

US says China's death sentence against Canadian political

Jan 17, 2019

The U.S. State Department says China's death sentence against a Canadian man is "politically motivated"

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