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Sports - Omni sports
7/9/2024 2:39:08 PM
French marathon runner Mehdi Frere, selected for the Paris Olympics, has been banned for two years for breaching anti-doping rules, his lawyer told AFP on Tuesday.

World - Africa
7/4/2024 10:36:55 AM
Twenty-five soldiers accused of "fleeing the enemy" while fighting M23 rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo were sentenced to death Wednesday during a one-day trial, according to their lawyers.

World - Region
6/22/2024 2:54:20 PM
Iran's supreme court has overturned a death sentence against popular rapper Toomaj Salehi who was jailed for backing nationwide protests sparked by Mahsa Amini's death, his lawyer said Saturday.

World - International
6/18/2024 3:37:01 PM
An Iranian court has sentenced Nobel Peace Prize laureate Narges Mohammadi to a year in prison for "propaganda against the state", the jailed activist's lawyer said on Tuesday.

World - Africa
6/14/2024 5:50:55 PM
Niger’s highest court lifted the immunity of the country’s democratically elected president, Mohamed Bazoum, nearly a year after he was overthrown by mutinous soldiers, his lawyer said Friday, opening the door for the military junta to prosecute him for alleged high treason.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
6/5/2024 10:49:58 AM
US student editors at the Columbia Law Review say they were pressured by the journal’s board of directors to halt publication of an academic article written by a Palestinian human rights lawyer that accuses Israel of committing genocide in Gaza and upholding an apartheid regime.

Business - Tech
5/29/2024 2:54:07 PM
The European Union on Wednesday announced the creation of an "AI Office" of tech experts, lawyers, and economists to regulate artificial intelligence under a sweeping new law.

Sports - World
5/14/2024 12:29:13 PM
Diego Maradona's heirs will launch a lawsuit to try and stop the auction of a trophy he was awarded after the 1986 World Cup won by Argentina; their lawyer told The Associated Press on Tuesday.

World - Region
5/1/2024 6:16:51 PM
Iran's authorities summoned for questioning crew members and actors of an Iranian film due to be shown in the main competition at next month's Cannes Film Festival, their lawyer said on Tuesday.

World - Region
4/25/2024 3:47:08 PM
A rapper in Iran who came to fame over his lyrics about the 2022 death of Mahsa Amini and criticizing the Islamic Republic has been sentenced to death, his lawyer and rights activists said Thursday.

World - Region
4/17/2024 11:14:23 PM
A Tunisian court Wednesday condemned a journalist and brutal critic of President Kais Saied to six months in prison for defaming a civil servant, his brother and lawyer told AFP.

Egypt - Politics
3/26/2024 5:26:17 PM
Abdel-Halim Allam, a veteran lawyer and current head of the Egyptian Lawyers’ Syndicate (Bar Association), won on Monday a new term till 2028.

Sports - World
3/21/2024 8:16:05 PM
Lawyers for former Manchester City and Real Madrid footballer Robinho, who faces a nine-year prison sentence in Brazil for rape, said Thursday they filed an appeal with the Supreme Court.

Egypt - Courts & Law
2/20/2024 1:02:41 PM
Prominent Egyptian publisher and leading liberal political activist Hisham Kassem was released Tuesday from prison after completing his six-month sentence in a libel and slander case, according to his lawyer.

World - Africa
2/15/2024 11:15:34 PM
Several government opponents were released from prison in Senegal on Thursday, two lawyers told AFP, amid a political crisis that has gripped the country since the presidential election was delayed.

Arts & Culture - Screens
2/7/2024 7:37:44 PM
French actor Judith Godreche has pressed charges against film director Benoit Jacquot 25 years her senior, accusing him of raping her when she was a teenager, her lawyer said Wednesday.

Sports - World
2/7/2024 5:24:33 PM
The appeals trial of Manchester United defender Harry Maguire over a nightclub brawl on the Greek island of Mykonos has been postponed for a year because of a lawyers’ strike, court officials told The Associated Press.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
1/11/2024 10:32:00 PM
Lawyers for South Africa asked judges at Thursday’s hearings to impose binding preliminary orders on Israel, including an immediate halt to military campaign in Gaza as it reached its 97th day. South African lawyers said the latest Gaza war is part of a decades-long oppression of the Palestinians by Israel.

World - International
1/11/2024 7:47:04 PM
Barred from giving his own closing argument, Donald Trump took in his lawyer’s summation as a glowering, arms-folded spectator at the end of his New York civil fraud trial Thursday, hours after authorities responded to a bomb threat at the judge’s house.

Arts & Culture - Music
1/10/2024 4:08:35 PM
An Iranian court has sentenced pop singer Mehdi Yarrahi to prison time and 74 lashes after he released a song criticising the mandatory headscarf for women, his lawyer said Tuesday.

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