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Catalonia referendum: Protesters gather outside court

Catalonia referendum: Protesters gather outside court

Catalonia referendum: Protesters gather outside court 21 September 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright Reuters Image caption The court is deciding whether to free pro-independence Catalan officials detained by police on Wednesday Separatist supporters have...

Court overturns Kenya presidential election

Kenya is to hold another presidential election after the previous poll was declared invalid by the country’s supreme court. Judges ruled by a majority of four to two that the win by President Uhuru Kenyatta was “null and void” as a result of...
Brazil court blocks Amazon mining decree

Brazil court blocks Amazon mining decree

Brazil court blocks Amazon mining decree 30 August 2017 From the section Latin America & Caribbean Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The reserve was created in 1984 by the then-military government A Brazilian court has suspended a government decree that...
Ex-Thai PM 'fled country' ahead of court verdict

Ex-Thai PM 'fled country' ahead of court verdict

Thailand’s ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra is claimed to have fled to Singapore after she missed a court hearing where she could have been jailed for 10 years. Ms Shinawatra, who headed Thailand’s government between 2011 and 2014, failed to appear for a verdict...
Indians have right to privacy, court says

Indians have right to privacy, court says

Indians have right to privacy, court says 24 August 2017 From the section India India’s Supreme Court says citizens have a fundamental right to privacy, in a landmark ruling. This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly....
Surviving terror suspects appear in court in Spain

Surviving terror suspects appear in court in Spain

Four men arrested in connection with the deaths of 15 people in the twin vehicle terror attacks in Spain have appeared in court. The accused – believed to be the only surviving members of a 12-strong terror cell which is thought to have planned and executed the...
Indian court rules against instant divorce

Indian court rules against instant divorce

Indian court rules against instant divorce 22 August 2017 From the section India Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Five Muslim women moved the Supreme Court to declare instant divorce unconstitutional India’s top court has ruled the practice of instant...
Men in South Africa court on cannibalism charges

Men in South Africa court on cannibalism charges

Men in South Africa court on cannibalism charges 21 August 2017 From the section Africa Four men have appeared in a South African court facing charges of cannibalism after one allegedly walked into a police station declaring he was “tired” of eating human...
Chile abortion: Court approves easing total ban

Chile abortion: Court approves easing total ban

Chile abortion: Court approves easing total ban 21 August 2017 From the section Latin America & Caribbean Image copyright Reuters Image caption There were celebrations in Santiago among people who support abortion rights after the court’s ruling...

Oz court backs controversial migrant camps

The highest court in Australia has ruled that the controversial policy of sending asylum seekers to camps in Papua New Guinea is valid. Australia refuses to accept any asylum seekers arriving by boat and instead pays Papua New Guinea and the island nation of Nauru to...

German court jails man for trying to defraud IS

A Syrian refugee has been sentenced to two years in prison after a German court found him guilty of attempting to defraud Islamic State. The 39-year-old hairdresser from Damascus tried to get IS operatives to send him up to €180,000 (£164,000) after apparently...
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