PYONGYANG: Pyongyang has sentenced four South Korean journalists to death for book reviews that insulted the North, state media said Thursday. The Chosun Ilbo and the Dong-A Ilbo, both of them conservative newspapers, reviewed the new…
CAIRO: An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced the head of the journalists' union and two members to two years in prison for "harbouring fugitives", allowing them to pay bail pending an appeal. Journalists Syndicate president Yahiya…
SHARANA: When 18-year-old Fawzia was convicted of elopement and adultery, a local Afghan court in the south-eastern province of Paktika sentenced her to jail. She soon discovered that she would not be serving the 18-month sentence in a…
Another seven found guilty of involvement in the attacks in India's financial capital were sentenced to life imprisonment by the special court, their defence lawyer told reporters. The 12 men were convicted of murder, conspiracy and waging…
CAIRO: An Egyptian court sentenced three Al Jazeera TV journalists to three years in prison on Saturday for operating without a press license and broadcasting material harmful to Egypt, a case that has stirred an international outcry.
TRIPOLI: A Libyan court on Tuesday sentenced slain dictator Moamer Kadhafi's son Seif al-Islam and eight other defendants to death for crimes during the 2011 uprising.
CAIRO: A court sentenced 11 men to death on Tuesday for their part in Egypt's worst violence at a soccer stadium, in which more than 70 fans were killed in 2012.
JERUSALEM: A Belgian-Iranian man was sentenced to seven years in jail in Israel on Tuesday after being convicted of spying for Iran that included photographing the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv from his nearby hotel balcony.
KABUL: An Afghan police officer who shot and killed a veteran Associated Press photographer during the country's 2014 presidential election has been sentenced to 20 years in prison, a Supreme Court official told Reuters on Sunday.