The Council of State ordered the French state to pay 15,000 euros to the parents of a girl who left a Paris airport heading for Syria even though she was on a wanted list.
The Greek appeals court has rejected Ankara's request for the extradition of three Turkish soldiers. The cases of a further five soldiers will be decided in the coming weeks.
The US state of Arkansas begins its bid to kill eight men on death row before a lethal injection drug expires in 10 days with the execution of Ledell Lee.
The religious organisation reportedly intends to appeal to the European Court of Human Rights.
Turkey's high electoral board has rejected appeals to annul the referendum granting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sweeping new powers.
Hundreds of people have taken to the streets of Ankara and other Turkish cities for a second night of protests against the result of the constitutional…
Opioid painkillers were found in the late pop star Prince’s home after his sudden death last year, unsealed court documents have revealed.
The Supreme Court of Arkansas has halted two executions mere hours before they had been scheduled to take place.
Sheila Abdus-Salaam, a 65-year-old associate judge on New York State’s highest court, was found dead in the Hudson River in New York City.
Doctors argued that the eight-month-old baby's brain damage is irreversible.
A triumph for Trump as the US Supreme Court confirms the president's pick, Judge Neil Gorsuch.
Italy's Court of Cassation this week upheld a ruling criminalising strong cooking odours and even branded the legal term: “olfactory molestation”
Venezuela’s Supreme Court has backtracked on a controversial move to annul the opposition-led Congress.
The pro-government Supreme Court has taken over functions of the opposition-led National Assembly
Residents of a Nigerian shantytown on Saturday (18 March) spoke of “losing hope”, a day after security forces used gunfire and tear gas to make way for demolitions in defiance of a recent court order,
A court in Japan has ruled for the first time that the state is jointly liable for negligence over the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011.
It might not be uncommon for parents to support their children through university, but one Austrian father has had enough of supporting his daughter.
A doctor who attacked his ex-lover with acid has had his jail term doubled by Hungary’s appeal court.
Former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has fended off corruption allegations in court claiming she was the victim of “judicial persecution” and a media “witch…
Journalists working for Georgia’s biggest independent television station breathed a sigh of relief after a ruling from Europe’s human rights court.
The Former secretary general of football’s world governing body Fifa is to appeal his ten-year ban from all football-related activities.
Nine houses in a Jewish town in the West Bank are evacuated after Israel's Supreme Court rules they were illegally built on Palestinian land.
Japan’s Takata Corporation has pleaded guilty to criminal wrongdoing in a US federal court as part of a $1 billion (943 million euros) settlement concerning its faulty…
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…
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…
This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
The UK Supreme Court has confirmed that parliament must be given a vote before the process to exit the European Union can begin.
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.