Legal Proceedings

UN expert wants trial suspects in Khashoggi's killing named

Mar 28, 2019

An independent U.N. human rights expert has denounced Saudi Arabia's closed-door trials of suspects in the slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Former Afghan hostage being tried on assault against wife

Mar 25, 2019

Former Afghanistan hostage Joshua Boyle has gone on trial in Canada on charges that he repeatedly assaulted his wife

Canadian judge rules ex-Gitmo sentence has expired

Mar 25, 2019

A Canadian judge has ruled that a war crimes sentence for former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr has expired, so he no longer faces the threat of returning to prison

Truck driver involved in hockey team bus crash gets 8 years

Mar 22, 2019

The truck driver involved in a deadly crash with a junior hockey team's bus last April has been sentenced to eight years in prison

Mourners walk silently to honor Utrecht shooting victims

Mar 22, 2019

Dutch prosecutor say the main suspect in a deadly tram shooting in Utrecht confessed to the attack and said he acted alone

The Latest: Views of Bosnia war crimes case vary within govt

Mar 20, 2019

The Muslim member of Bosnia's multi-ethnic presidency says former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic "got the punishment he deserved" from United Nations judges who upgraded his sentence for war crimes to life in prison

UN judges increase sentence for Bosnian ex-leader to life

Mar 20, 2019

United Nations appeals judges on Wednesday upheld the convictions of former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity, and increased his sentence from 40 years to life imprisonment.

New Zealand police: Mosque gunman had planned a 3rd attack

Mar 20, 2019

A father and son who fled the civil war in Syria for "the safest country in the world" have been buried at the first funerals for victims of shootings at two mosques in New Zealand

The Latest: Police say mosque gunman planned another attack

Mar 20, 2019

New Zealand Police Commissioner Mike Bush says he believes police officers stopped the gunman who killed 50 people at two mosques on his way to another attack

Dutch prosecutors consider terror motive in tram shooting

Mar 19, 2019

Investigators probing the deadly tram shooting in the Dutch city of Utrecht have sharpened their focus on a possible extremist motive, as judicial authorities revealed that the main suspect was released from jail this month and faces a rape trial in July

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