• 10 charged over Istanbul attack


    A Turkish court on Sunday charged 10 people over the suicide bombing in the heart of Istanbul's tourist district that killed 10 German tourists.

  • Canadian gets 4 years over abuse


    A Vietnamese court sentenced a Canadian man to four years in jail on Wednesday after finding him guilty of sexually abusing four homeless teenage boys.

  • US Nobel Prize laureates appeal for justice for wronged Chinese-American scientists


    More than 20 scientists published a petition asking an investigation into the cases of Chinese-American scientists to determine whether race or national origin played an illegal role.

  • Man acquitted of insulting first lady


    A Zimbabwean court has acquitted a legislator of insulting President Robert Mugabe's wife Grace, who is seen as a possible successor to the veteran leader, an independent daily reported on Wednesday.

  • US citizen indicted for supporting African terrorist group


    A US citizen from the state of Maryland has been indicted on charges of supporting and receiving military training from the African terror group al-Shabaab, the Justice Department announced Monday.

  • Olmert to be first leader behind bars


    A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a government office in a northwestern Pakistani city on Tuesday, killing at least 26 people and wounding 45 in an attack claimed by a breakaway Taliban group.