An appellate court in Bahrain has sentenced prominent Bahraini Shia cleric and opposition leader, Sheikh Ali Salman, to life in prison as the ruling Al Khalifah dynasty continues with its heavy-handed clampdown on political dissidents and pro-democracy campaigners in the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom.
A legal battle between parents and Surrey County Council over its plans to cut its special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) budget by more than £20 million has opened at the High Court in London.
Guatemala’s constitutional court on Sunday made a provisional ruling by a unanimous vote to allow the chief of a United Nations-backed anti-graft body to return to the country, a judge told a news conference at the court.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un says he will not take any unilateral steps towards the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and is instead awaiting a US response to the measures Pyongyang has already taken, a senior Russian official who met him this weekend says.
Zimbabwe's main opposition leader said on Saturday he had a legitimate claim to lead the southern African nation after rejecting a court ruling that confirmed President Emmerson Mnangagwa as winner of the July 30 presidential election.
Zimbabwe’s Constitutional Court confirmed President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s disputed July 30 election victory on Friday, dismissing an opposition challenge that had held up his inauguration, which will now be held on Sunday.
Families of the victims of the 1989 Hillsborough soccer stadium crush in the English port city of Liverpool have had their complaint against a former police officer rejected as a top court drops all charges against him.