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US court upholds suspension of Trump travel ban

Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban remains suspended, after a US appeals court threw out a bid to reinstate it.

Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban remains suspended, after a US appeals court threw out a bid to reinstate it.

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Italy: 5-star Rome Mayor Virginia Raggi in 'abuse of office' probe

Rome’s first female mayor is under investigation over the appointment of the brother of her former right-hand man, who is currently in custody suspected of…

Rome’s first female mayor is under investigation over the appointment of the brother of her former right-hand man, who is currently in custody suspected of…

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Italian court to review voting law

Italy’s Constitutional Court plays a regular part in Italian politics but the country’s new electoral law, or Italicum as its known, may give it a reduced role in…

Italy’s Constitutional Court plays a regular part in Italian politics but the country’s new electoral law, or Italicum as its known, may give it a reduced role in…

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Brexit - what now?

Ministers are reportedly pinning their hopes on a short bill or motion in parliament, narrowly focused on Article 50 and making it difficult for lawmakers to amend.

Ministers are reportedly pinning their hopes on a short bill or motion in parliament, narrowly focused on Article 50 and making it difficult for lawmakers to amend.

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Dylann Roof is sentenced to death for South Carolina church attack

White supremacist Dylann Roof has been sentenced to death for the racially motivated killing of nine black parishioners in a South Carolina church Last month Roof was found guilty of 33 federal charge

White supremacist Dylann Roof has been sentenced to death for the racially motivated killing of nine black parishioners in a South Carolina church Last month Roof was found guilty of 33 federal charge

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Turkish soldiers appeal extradition from Greece

A prosecutor at Greece’s Supreme Court has recommended rejecting an extradition request for two out of eight Turkish soldiers who fled their home country after a failed coup attempt in…

A prosecutor at Greece’s Supreme Court has recommended rejecting an extradition request for two out of eight Turkish soldiers who fled their home country after a failed coup attempt in…

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Mixed swimming obligatory for Muslim in Switzerland

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Muslim girls in Switzerland must attend mixed school swimming lessons.

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Muslim girls in Switzerland must attend mixed school swimming lessons.

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Netanyahu calls for pardon of convicted soldier

Israel’s Prime Minister has joined calls to pardon a soldier convicted of manslaughter for shooting dead a wounded Palestinian.

Israel’s Prime Minister has joined calls to pardon a soldier convicted of manslaughter for shooting dead a wounded Palestinian.

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IMF chief Lagarde 'confident' ahead of negligence trial in France

The head of the International Monetary Fund goes on trial in Paris over her role in a state payout to businessman Bernard Tapie when she was finance minister.

The head of the International Monetary Fund goes on trial in Paris over her role in a state payout to businessman Bernard Tapie when she was finance minister.

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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.