Egyptian court sentences 6 men for beating Frenchman to deathAn Egyptian court on Sunday handed down seven-year prison sentences to six men convicted of beating to death jailed Frenchman Eric Lang in 2013.
Mexico accused of torture in missing students probeThere is strong evidence that Mexican police tortured some of the key suspects arrested in the disappearance of 43 students, according to a report released Sunday by an outside…
IS group claims killing of Bangladeshi academicUnidentified attackers hacked a university professor to death in Bangladesh on Saturday, police said, with the Islamic State group claiming responsibility for the brutal killing.
Mexico federal agents 'present at students’ disappearance'Two Mexican federal police officers possibly participated in the disappearance of 43 students, the National Human Rights Commission said Thursday, implicating national agents in…
Somali pirates jailed by French court for fatal hijackingSeven Somali pirates were sentenced to between six and 15 years in prison by a French court on Wednesday for the hijacking of a French yacht and killing of its owner in the Gulf…
Rome recalls envoy over murder of student in EgyptItaly on Friday recalled its ambassador to Egypt for consultations in protest over the lack of progress in a probe into the fate of murdered Cambridge student Giulio Regeni.
Egypt says murdered Italian student's bag found with gangEgypt’s Interior Ministry said on Thursday that security forces had retrieved a bag and passport belonging to murdered Italian student Giulio Regeni that was in the possession of…
Russian court sentences Ukrainian pilot in murder caseA Russian court on Tuesday sentenced Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko to 22 years in jail after finding her guilty of complicity in the killing of two Russian journalists…
Norwegian mass killer Breivik sues state for ‘inhuman’ jailMass killer Anders Behring Breivik goes to court on Tuesday to accuse the Norwegian state of inhuman treatment, in a case that is raising questions about how to deal with a man…
Environmental activist murdered in HondurasAn environmental rights activist known for her fight to stop hydroelectric plants and mines from encroaching on indigenous lands was shot dead early on Thursday in Honduras.
South African court rejects Pistorius appeal bidSouth Africa's Constitutional Court on Thursday rejected Olympian Oscar Pistorius' right to appeal against his conviction for the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Russian police arrest woman for 'beheading child'Moscow police on Monday arrested a nanny for beheading a young girl in her care, with witnesses saying the black-clad woman was carrying a severed head and threatening to "blow…