Legal Proceedings

India takes Pakistan to UN's highest court in spying case

Feb 18, 2019

India has accused Pakistan of an "egregious" breach of the rights of an alleged spy who was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court, in a case at the United Nations' highest court that has exacerbated tensions between the longtime rivals

Ex-telecom execs acquitted of paying bribes in Uzbekistan

Feb 15, 2019

A Sweden court has acquitted three former executives of telecoms company Telia of corruption charges involving contracts in Uzbekistan, citing lack of evidence

Nigerian widows sue Shell for complicity in activist deaths

Feb 12, 2019

The widows of four Nigerian activists have opened their civil court case against oil giant Shell, alleging the Anglo-Dutch company was complicit in the deaths of their husbands more than two decades ago

Canadian judge sentences man who killed 6 at mosque

Feb 8, 2019

A Canadian judge has sentenced a man accused of killing six men at a Quebec City mosque to life in prison with no chance for parole for 40 years

Judge sentences Canadian serial killer to life in prison

Feb 8, 2019

A Canadian judge has sentenced serial killer Bruce McArthur to life in prison with no chance for parole for 25 years

UN expert: Saudis held another hearing in Khashoggi probe

Feb 8, 2019

UN expert says Saudi Arabia quietly held second hearing for 11 people facing charges over journalist Khashoggi's killing

Canadian diplomats file suit over injuries suffered in Cuba

Feb 7, 2019

Some Canadian diplomats who became mysteriously ill while posted to Cuba are suing the Canadian government

Danish court sentences woman for draining blood from her son

Feb 7, 2019

A Danish court has sentenced a 36-year-old woman to four years in jail for having drained 500 milliliters (more than a pint) of blood from her young son each week over a five-year period

Suspect in New Zealand killing of Brit keeps name secret

Feb 7, 2019

The man accused of murdering British tourist Grace Millane in New Zealand will continue to keep his name secret while a judge decides whether he can be publicly identified

Consecutive life terms sought for serial killer in Canada

Feb 5, 2019

A Canadian prosecutor is asking a judge to sentence serial killer Bruce McArthur to consecutive life sentences so he won't be eligible for parole for 50 years, when he'd be 116

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