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Jakarta's Christian governor faces blasphemy probe

The Christian and ethnic Chinese governor of Jakarta, Indonesia, is to be investigated on allegations of blasphemy.

The Christian and ethnic Chinese governor of Jakarta, Indonesia, is to be investigated on allegations of blasphemy.

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Hate speech trial of far-right politician Wilders will go ahead

A Dutch court ruled on Friday that prosecutors can pursue anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders over comments in which he led a roomful of supporters in chanting that they wanted “fewer” Moroccans in th

A Dutch court ruled on Friday that prosecutors can pursue anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders over comments in which he led a roomful of supporters in chanting that they wanted “fewer” Moroccans in th

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Charges after shooting of New York imam and his assistant

A 35-year-old man has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with the deaths of a imam and his assistant at the weekend.

A 35-year-old man has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with the deaths of a imam and his assistant at the weekend.

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Turkish prosecutors seek jail term for pro-Kurdish party leader Demirtas

Turkish prosecutors are seeking five-year jail sentences for the head of the People’s Democratic Party (HDP), Selahattin Demirtas and another pro-Kurdish MP Sirri Sureyya…

Turkish prosecutors are seeking five-year jail sentences for the head of the People’s Democratic Party (HDP), Selahattin Demirtas and another pro-Kurdish MP Sirri Sureyya…

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No mercy for marijuana

The US Drug Enforcement Administration has denied requests to loosen the classification of marijuana as a dangerous drug with no medical use.

The US Drug Enforcement Administration has denied requests to loosen the classification of marijuana as a dangerous drug with no medical use.

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Messi facing 21 months in prison for tax fraud

Spanish media say the Barcelona player was convicted of the multi-million euro fraud along with his father. The sentence can be appealed.

Spanish media say the Barcelona player was convicted of the multi-million euro fraud along with his father. The sentence can be appealed.

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Egypt court gives Mursi another life sentence over spying case

Egypt’s former President Mohamed Mursi has been given another life sentence after a court in Cairo found him guilty of espionage and leaking state secrets.

Egypt’s former President Mohamed Mursi has been given another life sentence after a court in Cairo found him guilty of espionage and leaking state secrets.

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Ex-Chad president sentenced to life in prison for crimes against humanity

Hissene Habre has been found guilty of crimes against humanity for ordering the killing and torture of thousands of political opponents during his rule from 1982-1990.

Hissene Habre has been found guilty of crimes against humanity for ordering the killing and torture of thousands of political opponents during his rule from 1982-1990.