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Verdict due in Stockholm truck attack terrorism trial

Verdict due in Stockholm truck attack terrorism trial

A Stockholm district court is to announce Thursday its verdict against a rejected asylum seeker from Uzbekistan accused of terrorism for barrelling a stolen beer truck down a pedestrian street in April 2017, killing five people.

Iraq court sentences Belgian militant to death for IS membership

Iraq court sentences Belgian militant to death for IS membership

An Iraqi court on Tuesday sentenced a Belgian militant, who threatened Europe in propaganda videos, to death by hanging for membership of the Islamic State group.

French court upholds ex-minister's fraud conviction, but no jail

French court upholds ex-minister's fraud conviction, but no jail

A French appeals court on Tuesday upheld a tax fraud conviction against former budget minister Jerome Cahuzac, whose hidden overseas accounts became one of the most embarrassing episodes ...

Indian court moves rape, murder trial of girl out of Kashmir

Indian court moves rape, murder trial of girl out of Kashmir

India's Supreme Court on Monday ordered the trial of eight men accused of the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl to be moved to another state after her family and lawyer said they faced death threats.

Iraq sentences French woman to life in jail for joining IS

Iraq sentences French woman to life in jail for joining IS

Iraq on Tuesday sentenced a French woman to life in prison for belonging to the Islamic State group, raising to more than 180 the number of such convictions of foreign women since the country's defeat of IS.

Sarkozy to face trial for corruption, influence peddling

Sarkozy to face trial for corruption, influence peddling

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy will face trial over charges he misused his influence to secure leaked details of an inquiry into alleged irregularities in his 2007 election campaign, a source said on Thursday.

In blockbuster antitrust trial, Big Tech looms in background

In blockbuster antitrust trial, Big Tech looms in background

In the biggest antitrust court battle in decades, the US government will seek to block the merger of AT&T and Time Warner to prevent the creation of a powerful new television behemoth.

Danish inventor denies journalist murder as trial opens

Danish inventor denies journalist murder as trial opens

Danish inventor Peter Madsen on Thursday denied murdering Swedish journalist Kim Wall aboard his self-built submarine last year as his highly-anticipated trial opened in Copenhagen.

Nigeria frees 475 Boko Haram suspects for lack of evidence

Nigeria frees 475 Boko Haram suspects for lack of evidence

Nigeria has freed another 475 Boko Haram suspects following a series of mass trials in which most cases were dropped for lack of evidence, the justice ministry said Sunday.

Vietnam activist jailed for 14 years over fish kill protests

Vietnam activist jailed for 14 years over fish kill protests

A Vietnamese environmental activist was jailed for 14 years on Tuesday over protests against a toxic waste dump that killed tonnes of fish in the communist country ...

Surviving suspect in 2015 Paris attacks refuses to answer court

Surviving suspect in 2015 Paris attacks refuses to answer court

The prime surviving suspect in the Islamic State attacks in Paris that killed 130 people refused to answer questions when his trial for a later shooting incident opened on Monday in Belgium.

'Kidnapped' Vietnam exec gets second life sentence for graft

'Kidnapped' Vietnam exec gets second life sentence for graft

A Vietnamese former oil executive allegedly kidnapped from Germany was jailed for life Monday for embezzlement, state media reported, his second life sentence tied to a corruption ...