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Thai tycoon convicted, bailed in black leopard poaching case

Thai tycoon convicted, bailed in black leopard poaching case

A Thai tycoon accused of poaching a black leopard was sentenced to 16 months in jail on other charges Tuesday but allowed to go free pending an appeal, in a case that has caused an outcry in a country ...

'Driving without a licence will be referred to court'

'Driving without a licence will be referred to court'

Driving without a licence is an offence that cannot be reconciled but provides for the transfer of the case to the prosecution and then to the competent court for proper legal proceedings.

VW customer plans to take diesel case to Germany's highest court

VW customer plans to take diesel case to Germany's highest court

A German court on Tuesday ruled in favour of Volkswagen in a case brought by a customer seeking compensation for having bought a diesel car affected by emissions cheating ...

Indonesia court jails British woman for slapping immigration officer

Indonesia court jails British woman for slapping immigration officer

An Indonesian court on Wednesday jailed a British woman for six months for slapping an immigration officer in the face on the island of Bali after an argument over a fine ...

India convicts militants over bomb attacks that killed 88

India convicts militants over bomb attacks that killed 88

Fourteen militants from an armed separatist group were found guilty Monday of orchestrating a coordinated bomb attack in India's northeast in 2008 that killed 88 people and wounded hundreds more.

Congo opposition calls for protests as top court rejects vote challenge

Congo opposition calls for protests as top court rejects vote challenge

Congo's top court confirmed Felix Tshisekedi's contested presidential election win on Sunday, drawing a rebuke from the second-placed candidate who declared himself leader and called for demonstrations.

'Yellow vest' anger as French boxer who hit police denied bail

'Yellow vest' anger as French boxer who hit police denied bail

Supporters of the French boxer filmed punching police officers during a ‘yellow vest’ protest reacted angrily Thursday after he was denied bail at a court hearing where he expressed regret for his outburst.

Court orders bail for Nissan executive linked to Ghosn case

Court orders bail for Nissan executive linked to Ghosn case

A Tokyo court on Tuesday granted bail for a Nissan executive accused of a key role in the financial misconduct case involving auto tycoon Carlos Ghosn, who remains in detention.

Russian whistleblower died of natural causes in UK: inquest

Russian whistleblower died of natural causes in UK: inquest

A Russian millionaire who died suddenly in England after helping to expose an alleged Russian money laundering scheme died of natural causes, a long-running inquest concluded Wednesday.

Britain can unilaterally end Brexit process, says top EU court lawyer

Britain can unilaterally end Brexit process, says top EU court lawyer

EU countries can unilaterally end the divorce process from the bloc, the legal advisor to its top court said Tuesday in a closely watched case launched by anti-Brexit politicians in Britain.

Sri Lanka court denies Rajapakse authority to act as PM

Sri Lanka court denies Rajapakse authority to act as PM

A Sri Lanka court on Monday suspended Mahinda Rajapakse's powers as prime minister and ruled that his cabinet could not function until its legitimacy was established.

Sri Lanka parties challenge president in court

Sri Lanka parties challenge president in court

Sri Lanka's main parties on Monday challenged in the highest court the president's sacking of parliament, a move which has escalated a political crisis and deepened international alarm.