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France's World Cup keeper Lloris avoids jail over drink-driving

France's World Cup keeper Lloris avoids jail over drink-driving

France's World Cup-winning captain Hugo Lloris avoided jail but received a 20-month driving ban and a £50,000 ($65,000) fine on Wednesday for drink-driving in central London.

Colorado man appears in court over murder of daughters, wife

Colorado man appears in court over murder of daughters, wife

Chris Watts, 33, faces three counts of first-degree murder, plus two counts of killing children under 12, and is accused of tampering with the bodies and unlawfully terminating a pregnancy.

Jordan court charges 5 with 'terrorism' after deadly raid

Jordan court charges 5 with 'terrorism' after deadly raid

Five suspected militants arrested during a deadly raid in a town northwest of Amman were charged with terrorism offences in Jordan's state security court Wednesday.

Court jails Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood leader for life: sources

Court jails Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood leader for life: sources

The head of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood and other leaders of the banned group were sentenced to life in prison on Sunday, judicial sources said, on charges of incitement to murder and violence ...

Begging is not a crime, a New Delhi court rules

Begging is not a crime, a New Delhi court rules

A court in New Delhi has struck down a law that made begging in the Indian capital a crime, a major victory for campaigners who have long argued that the legislation was being used to harass and intimidate the homeless ...

Iraq sentences two Europeans to life for IS membership

Iraq sentences two Europeans to life for IS membership

More than 300 people including around 100 foreigners have been sentenced to death for belonging to Islamic State.

Uganda's Museveni set for 'life presidency' after court ruling

Uganda's Museveni set for 'life presidency' after court ruling

A lawyer for a group of Ugandan opposition leaders has warned that President Yoweri Museveni, 73, is heading for a "life presidency".

Pakistan candidate jailed in drug case days before poll

Pakistan candidate jailed in drug case days before poll

Hanif Abbasi is seen as a strong candidate for the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) in Wednesday's election.

Sri Lankan court remands villagers in custody over beating to death of leopard

Sri Lankan court remands villagers in custody over beating to death of leopard

A Sri Lankan court on Sunday ordered two suspects to be remanded in custody after their arrest over the beating to death of a leopard - animals which are endangered in the country.

Indonesian cleric gets death sentence for militant attacks

Indonesian cleric gets death sentence for militant attacks

The ruling comes as Indonesia struggles to rein in a rising tide of homegrown militancy, inspired in part by the extremist group Islamic State.

Top Iraqi court orders manual election recount

Top Iraqi court orders manual election recount

Iraq's supreme court on Thursday ordered a manual recount of last month's legislative elections that resulted in a surprise victory for a populist Shia cleric.

Apple fined millions by Australian court over false iPhone claims

Apple fined millions by Australian court over false iPhone claims

Customers of the US tech giant had complained to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission after an operating system update disabled their devices.