France’s top appeals court dealt a blow to Nicolas Sarkozy’s hopes of a presidential comeback when it ruled that taped recordings of his conversations with his lawyer were admissible as evidence against him in a case involving alleged corruption.
Wed, 23 Mar, 2016
Two journalists with the Al-Jazeera English network have been released from an Egyptian prison after more than a year behind bars on terror-related charges in a case denounced as a sham by rights groups and the international community.
Fri, 13 Feb, 2015
An Italian appeals court has acquitted former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi in a sex-for-hire case, reversing a lower court conviction that had carried a seven-year prison sentence and a lifetime ban on holding political office.
Sat, 19 Jul, 2014
The acquittal of accused murderer Amanda Knox was full of “deficiencies, contradictions and illogical” conclusions Italy’s high court has ruled, ordering a fresh look at all the evidence to determine whether she did kill her flatmate Meredith Kercher.
Tue, 18 Jun, 2013
AMERICAN student Amanda Knox arrived home free last night after spending four years in an Italian jail, leaving the family of murdered British student Meredith Kercher racked with anguish that they are no closer to the truth about her killing.
Wed, 05 Oct, 2011