Lula da Silva's lawyers argued that he should have been allowed to stay out of jail until all appeals were heard
The man convicted of the 2016 New York bombings is handed two life sentences.
Four detainees have escaped from a Berlin jail.
The city's justice ministry said that the men escaped via a car workshop on the grounds of the Ploetzensee prison
Speaker of the Catalonian Parliament, Carme Forcadell, was bailed by the Spanish Supreme Court after a marathon hearing. Carlos Marlasca reports on the reactions, for Euronews.
Former New England Patriot player Aaron Hernandez, who was serving a life sentence for murder, has been found hanged in his cell.
A Brazilian court has sentenced the former speaker of the country's lower house, Eduardo Cunha to more than 15 years in prison for corruption.
Overthrown Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been freed after six years in detention under heavy guard, his lawyer has said.
The Norwegian state is trying to overturn a ruling that it has violated his human rights by keeping him in isolation since he massacred 77 people in 2011.