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Swiss Attorney General offers resignation over FIFA case fallout

Swiss court confirms Attorney General Michael Lauber had lied about his secret meetings with FIFA President Gianni Infantino. Switzerland's Attorney General Michael Lauber has offered...

Venezuela central bank wins right to appeal British ruling

Venezuela’s central bank said they won right to appeal a ruling by English Court which recognised Venezuela’s opposition leader as the country’s president. The decision...

Muslim prayers held in the iconic Hagia Sophia for first time...

Muslim prayers have been held in iconic Hagia Sophia after the reconversion of the Istanbul landmark into a mosque earlier this month. The Friday prayers...

West African leaders on high-stakes mission to defuse political crisis

West African leaders Presidents of Ghana, Ivory Coast, Niger, Nigeria and Senegal arrive in Bamako in a bid to defuse Mali's weeks-long political crisis. West...

Canadian court ruled invalid a pact with US that compels asylum...

Canadian court ruled invalid a pact that compels asylum seekers trying to enter Canada via the American border to seek sanctuary first in the...

Uber’s Britain court battle of legal challenges

Uber is bracing for a long summer of legal battles that could see the end of its reign in London and entitle its drivers...

Erdogan party moves to tighten grip on social media giants

Erdogan ruling party draft legislation would make social media giants with more than 1 million users in Turkey more accountable to government. The Turkish president's...

European general court rejects EU order to Apple to pay $15bn...

European general court has rejected a European Commission order to Apple to reimburse Ireland 13 billion euros in back taxes. The ruling is a significant...

Jeff Sessions loses Republican primary fight

Jeff Sessions loses Alabama Senate primary to ex-Auburn football coach, but says he ‘saved the president’s bacon’ and has 'no regrets'. Jeff Sessions took the...

ICJ backs Qatar in air blockade

 International Court of Justice, United Nations top court rejects appeal by Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the UAE over an air blockade. The International Court...

US Supreme Court gives Trump victory in landmark reproductive rights cases

US Supreme Court gives Trump victory, Cases addressed Trump's broadening of religious exemptions for providing birth control in the Affordable Care Act. The US Supreme...

US Judge orders Dakota Access pipeline shut down, setback to Trump

US federal judge sided with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and ordered the Dakota Access pipeline to shut down until more environmental review is...

Jamal Khashoggi fiancee appears as Turkish court opens trial of 20...

Jamal Khashoggi fiancee told a court the Washington Post columnist was lured to his death at Saudi Consulate through "a great betrayal and deception". Turkish...

Myanmar finds troops guilty in Rohingya genocide

Myanmar military officers have been found guilty by a court-martial investigating atrocities against Rohingya in conflict-ridden Rakhine state. In rare action, three military officers found...

American top Court rules to uphold abortion rights

American Supreme Court struck down a Louisiana law regulating abortion clinics, reasserting a commitment to abortion rights. It was the Supreme Court's first ruling on...

United States ambassador appears on Lebanese TV despite despite ban

United States ambassador Dorothy Shea appears on Lebanese TV despite of court-imposed ban for a year over remarks that criticised powerful Shi’ite movement. Lebanese media...

Trump administration asks Supreme Court to end Obamacare

Trump administration has long called Obamacare a disgrace, but Republicans have yet to propose a popular replacement for the law. President Donald Trump's administration petitioned...

Kosovo’s President along with nine others indicted for war crimes

Kosovo's President and nine others were indicted by a court investigating war crimes committed during and after Kosovo's independence war with Serbia. Court probing crimes...

Khartoum close to a deal with US over embassy bombings

Khartoum will soon compensate victims of the al-Qaeda attacks in Kenya and Tanzania in 1998, Foreign Minister Asmaa Abdallah said. Sudan is finalising a deal...

Official who took $3.2m bribe from Bangladeshi MP in Kuwait wanted

Kuwait’s Public Prosecution is continuing its marathon investigation into the case of the Bangladeshi MP,taken into custody on charges of human trafficking. A source familiar...

Indonesian court to deliver verdict in West Papua treason trial

Indonesian court to deliver a verdict in a high-profile trial of seven West Papuans accused of treason, a case that drawn concern about political...

German far-right AfD wins symbolic court case against Interior minister

German far-right political party AfD won case against Interior minister,Court says minister breached neutrality rule by publishing his 'biased' remarks. Germany's Constitutional Court has ruled...