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Syrian faces Berlin court for assault on men in Jewish kippas

Berlin - A Syrian migrant faces a Berlin court Tuesday for lashing out with a belt at two men wearing kippa skullcaps in an assault that stoked fears of resurgent anti-Semitism.

Anonymous Twitter troll convicted of abuse in Belgium

Apo - A Belgian court has convicted an anonymous Twitter user of harassment after the social media giant supplied his identity, in the country's first case of its kind, officials said Thursday.

Russia overturns 'not guilty' verdict for gulag historian

Moscow - A Russian court on Thursday overturned the "not guilty" verdict in the high-profile trial of a historian on child pornography charges, forcing a retrial, his lawyer told AFP.

Australia court paves way for Google 'underworld' defamation case

Melbourne - A court cleared the way for a rare defamation action against Google on Wednesday after a man claimed the global internet giant published material linking him to Australia's criminal underworld.

India's Gandhi vows to fight powerful Hindu group in court

New Delhi - India's opposition leader Rahul Gandhi pleaded not guilty Tuesday to defaming a powerful Hindu supremacist group closely linked to the ruling party of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Hong Kong jails top independence leader for six years

Fpo - Hong Kong's leading independence activist was jailed for six years Monday for his involvement in some of the city's worst protest violence for decades.

Hong Kong jails top independence leader for six years

Fpo - Hong Kong's leading independence activist was jailed for six years Monday for his involvement in some of the city's worst protest violence for decades.

Germany issues arrest warrant for top Assad ally: report

Berlin - German prosecutors have issued an international arrest warrant for a top Syrian intelligence officer accused of overseeing the torture and murder of hundreds of detainees, a media report said Friday.

S.Africa's Zuma graft case delayed by funding issue

Durban - South Africa's ex-president Jacob Zuma appeared in court Friday ahead of a corruption trial, raising questions about ballooning legal costs before addressing adoring crowds outside who condemned his prosecution.

UK court says would rule N.Ireland abortion law illegal

London - Britain's Supreme Court said on Thursday it would have declared Northern Ireland's abortion laws incompatible with human rights legislation if not for a procedural technicality, in what pro-choice campaigners hailed as a victory.

Son who slaughtered rich S.African family with axe handed 3 life terms

Cape Town - A young South African man convicted of slaying his wealthy parents and brother and maiming his sister in a frenzied axe attack was handed three life sentences on Thursday.

Britain's top court says cannot rule on Northern Ireland abortion law

London - Britain's Supreme Court on Thursday said it could not rule on an appeal against Northern Ireland's strict abortion laws, but that it would have declared them incompatible with human rights laws otherwise.

Powerful Venezuelan politician wins libel suit

Caracas - A Venezuelan court awarded damages Tuesday to powerful ruling party figure Diosdado Cabello in a libel suit, a ruling condemned by newspapers as an attack on media freedom.

Romania hands jail sentence to ex-minister exiled in Costa Rica

Bucharest - A Romanian court on Tuesday sentenced in absentia a former minster who fled legal troubles by seeking refuge in Costa Rica to six years in prison for a corruption conviction.

Top EU court rules same-sex partners have residence rights

Luxembourg - Same-sex partners of EU citizens have the right to live in any member state whatever their nationality, even in countries that do not recognise gay marriage, the bloc's top court ruled Tuesday.

Sentencing of son who murdered rich S.African family due June 7

Cape Town - A South African man convicted of killing his wealthy parents and brother in a frenzied axe attack that left his sister severely injured will be sentenced on Thursday, a court said.

US top court rules for baker in gay wedding cake case

Washington - The US Supreme Court delivered a historic but limited victory Monday to a Colorado baker who refused to design a wedding cake for a same-sex couple, in a closely-watched case pitting gay rights against religious liberty.

UN settles sex assault 'retaliation' case after 15 years

Geneva - The UN on Monday settled a case filed by a former investigator claiming she faced retaliation for raising concerns 15 years ago over the handling of a suspected rape case.

Russian court gives Ukrainian reporter 12 years for espionage

Moscow - A Russian court on Monday sentenced a Ukrainian journalist to 12 years in a strict regime penal colony after he was found guilty of espionage, in a case Kiev has condemned as politically motivated.

Russian court gives Ukrainian reporter 12 years for espionage

Moscow - A Russian court on Monday sentenced a Ukrainian journalist to 12 years in a strict regime penal colony after he was found guilty of espionage, in a case Kiev has condemned as "politically motivated".

Major conviction boosts anti-corruption hopes in Nigeria

Lagos - Nigerian lawyers and activists on Thursday welcomed the jailing of a former state governor for corruption, hoping it will set a precedent for a string of other high-profile suspects.

German spy agency can keep tabs on internet hubs: court

Berlin - Germany's spy agency can monitor major internet hubs if Berlin deems it necessary for strategic security interests, a federal court has ruled.

US judge rules ex-Bolivian president not responsible for rights abuses

Miami - A US judge on Wednesday ruled there was insufficient evidence to hold former Bolivian president Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada responsible for the extra-judicial killings of his compatriots during unrest in 2003, after a jury returned the opposite verdict.

Operator of world's top internet hub sues German spy agency

Berlin - The operator of the world's largest internet hub challenged the legality of sweeping telecoms surveillance by Germany's spy agency, a German court heard Wednesday.

Muslim animal slaughter must occur in approved abattoirs: EU court

Luxembourg - The EU's top court ruled Tuesday that animal slaughter without stunning can only occur in approved abattoirs, saying a ban on temporary slaughter houses does not violate Muslim religious freedom.

Russia seeks 14 years jail for Ukrainian reporter

Moscow - Russian prosecutors have asked a Moscow court to convict a Ukrainian journalist of espionage and jail him for 14 years, his lawyer said Monday, in a move condemned by Kiev.

Turkish banker files appeals notice against US conviction

New York - A Turkish banker sentenced to 32 months in prison for plotting to help Iran evade US sanctions on billions of dollars of oil proceeds took steps Friday to appeal his conviction in New York.

Spanish judges strike to demand greater independence

Madrid - Spanish judges and prosecutors stopped work Tuesday in an unprecedented strike to call for greater judicial independence and better working conditions.

China jails Tibetan-language advocate for 5 years

Bejing - A Tibetan who has campaigned to preserve his region's ancestral language was jailed for five years in China on Tuesday for "inciting separatism" in a case Amnesty International denounced as "beyond absurd".

British woman jailed in Tehran back in court on new charge

London - Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian woman jailed in Tehran for two years, has appeared in court to face a new charge, her husband said on Monday.
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