Legal Proceedings

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

Final verdict looms for ex-Bosnian Serb leader Karadzic

Mar 19, 2019

Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic is set to hear Wednesday the final judgment on whether he can be held criminally responsible for unleashing a wave of murder and destruction.

The Latest: New Zealand rugby match canceled for mourning

Mar 16, 2019

A Super Rugby match between the Christchurch-based Crusaders and the Dunedin-based Highlanders has been canceled in the wake of the shootings at two New Zealand mosques

Ex-VP of Congo seeks damages over war crime convictions

Mar 11, 2019

A former vice president of Congo who was acquitted on appeal of war crimes in Central African Republic is seeking millions of euros (dollars) in compensation from the International Criminal Court

Swedish court sentences Uzbek man for preparing attack

Mar 8, 2019

A Swedish court has found a 46-year-old man guilty of preparing an extremist attack in Stockholm in the name of the Islamic State group and sentenced him to seven years in jail

China accuses detained Canadians of stealing state secrets

Mar 4, 2019

China has accused two detained Canadians of acting together to steal state secrets, just days after Canada announced it will proceed with a U.S. extradition request for a senior Chinese tech executive

Huawei CFO suing Canada, its border agency and the RCMP

Mar 4, 2019

An executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei is suing the Canadian government, its border agency and the national police force, saying they detained, searched and interrogated her before telling her she was under arrest

Swiss court fines veteran for joining anti-IS militia

Mar 2, 2019

A military court in Switzerland has fined a former sergeant in the Alpine nation's army 500 Swiss francs ($500) for joining a foreign militia to fight the Islamic State group in Syria between 2013 and 2015

Canada allows extradition case against Huawei CFO to proceed

Mar 2, 2019

Canada says it will allow the U.S. extradition case against Chinese Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou to proceed

Quebec appeals court upholds landmark tobacco ruling

Mar 1, 2019

The Quebec Court of Appeal has upheld a landmark judgment that ordered three tobacco companies to pay billions of dollars in damages to Quebec smokers

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