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Australia: Retired bishop charged with child sex crimes

One of Australia's most senior Catholics stands accused of committing several sexual offenses agains...

China gives Australian writer suspended death sentence

Dr Yang has denied working as a spy for Australia or the US, with letters to family and supporters s...

Pakistan former PM Imran Khan jailed for leaking state secrets

Khan, who was ousted by his opponents as PM in 2022, is already serving a three-year jail term after...

Chinese woman leaves $2.8m to pets in will, claiming kids never visited when sick

The woman, surnamed Liu, from Shanghai, made an initial will some years ago in which she left her th...

Japan: Man sentenced to death for Kyoto anime fire which killed 36

The incident, one of Japan's deadliest in recent decades, killed mostly young artists and shocked th...

Karim Benzema: Former France footballer sues politician over Muslim Brotherhood accusation

The player said he had "never had the slightest link with the Muslim Brotherhood", while his lawyer ...

South Korea passes law banning dog meat trade

The law aims to end the centuries-old practice of eating dog meat....

South Korea: Students sue after teacher ends exam 90 seconds early

They are asking for 20 million won ($15,400; £12,000) each - the cost of a year's studying to retake...

Iran court orders US To pay $50bn for assassinating its top General Qasem Soleimani

Then-US president Donald Trump ordered a drone strike near Baghdad airport that killed General Qasem...

UN moves to draft new convention on international tax cooperation

The resolution provides for an intergovernmental committee to develop protocols and measures to comb...

Indonesian court jails CEO, three others, over deadly cough syrup

The Indonesian company, Afi Farma, was accused of producing cough syrups containing excess amounts o...

Qatar sentences Indian ex-naval officers to death

The men were allegedly accused of "breaching sensitive secrets"...

Mexican law firm launches AI-powered chatbot

The firm plans to use the chatbot as an in-house legal assistant that can field questions and summar...

India's top court declines to legalise same-sex marriage, leaves decision to Parliament

The court decision came in response to more than a dozen petitions filed since last year....

In a historic first, India's Supreme Court appoints sign language interpreter for hearing-impaired lawyer

Historically, the Supreme Court has never appointed an interpreter at its own expense....

Delegation from the African Union Questions International Law and Climate Change at (ITLOS) Oral Hearing

The African Union (AU) delivered a compelling address regarding the interpretation of pertinent prov...

Mexico decriminalises abortion nationwide

The ruling on Wednesday means no punishment can apply for accessing abortion services in Mexico...

China bans all Japanese seafood

Japan started releasing treated radioactive water from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant int...

Former Thailand Prime Minister jailed after return from exile

Thailand's former PM Thaksin Shinawatra has been jailed upon returning to the country after 15 years...

Malaysia may sue Goldman Sachs over 1MDB scandal - Prime Minister Anwar

Malaysia may pursue lawsuits against Goldman Sachs (GS.N) over the U.S. investment bank's role in th...

Pakistan: More than 100 arrested after churches burned

More than 100 people have been arrested in an east Pakistan city after thousands of Muslims burned c...

Barbie movie banned in Kuwait as Lebanon moves to censor film for 'promoting homosexuality'

Barbie may have broken the $1bn box office mark worldwide, but its content has caused a backlash in ...

Indian court grants visitation rights to father previously accused of sexually assaulting minor daughter

It was the father’s case that the mother, by her “systematic manipulations”, and to deprive the mino...

Israeli Parliament passes law to limit judicial power

The court is now barred from overruling the national government using the legal standard of “reasona...

Swiss watchmaker sues Malaysian government for seizing rainbow Pride watches

The Malaysian government confiscated 172 watches in rainbow colours saying they promoted LGBTQ right...