Thursday April 23, 2015
Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf of the International Court of Justice has been named as the neutral judge on the international arbitration panel looking into Vodafone's Rs 20,000-crore tax dispute with the Indian government over an eight-year-old acquisition.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday April 17, 2015
The Supreme Court has appointed CBI officer Vivek Priyadarshi to head the investigating team that is assisting former chief justice RM Lodha in determining the role of BCCI official Sunder Raman in the 2013 Indian Premier League (IPL) betting and spo...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday March 18, 2015
Serbian police today arrested seven people suspected of taking part in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre in Bosnia, in which around 8,000 Muslim and boys were killed, the war crimes prosecutor's office said.
World News | Thomson Reuters | Wednesday February 4, 2015
The United Nations' highest court ruled on Tuesday that neither Croatia nor Serbia had committed genocide against each other's populations during the wars that accompanied the violent breakup of Yugoslavia in the 1990s.
World News | Agence France Press | Tuesday February 3, 2015
Genocide, of which Croatia and Serbia have accused each other before the UN's highest court, is the gravest crime in international humanitarian law - and also the most difficult to prove.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday December 23, 2014
Fighting between armed groups in Libya has killed hundreds of civilians and could lead to prosecution for war crimes, the UN's top human rights official said .
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday December 17, 2014
After two decades of work and 61 convictions at a cost of nearly $2 billion, the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda shuts up shop amid criticism but at least with some justice served.
Monday September 29, 2014
However, even the most cursory glance at Amal's resume and accomplishments makes it clear that the 'lucky' one in the brand new partnership is probably George
World News | Reuters | Monday September 29, 2014
Justin Mugenzi was legally cleared of any role in Rwanda's 1994 genocide. But an oversight in the international justice system means he remains a virtual prisoner in a United Nations safe house in the eastern African state of Tanzania.
World News | Associated Press | Friday August 29, 2014
Somalia has asked the United Nations' highest court to determine the maritime boundary it shares in the Indian Ocean with east African neighbor Kenya.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Wednesday August 20, 2014
The 2013 Indian Premier League match-fixing and betting scam is being investigated by the Justice Mukul Mudgal panel. BCCI president N. Srinivasan is under the scanner. A report is expected to be submitted to the Supreme Court end-August.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday August 10, 2014
Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Malki on Saturday said his government would soon try to haul Israelis before the International Criminal Court for war crimes.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 7, 2014
UNICEF India today expressed concern over the amendments to the Juvenile Justice Act, under which minors above the age of 16 involved in a serious crime can be tried in an adult court, and said such a decision was a "real step back".
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 8, 2014
President Michelle Bachelet said Monday she will seek to have the International Criminal Court of Justice declared an inappropriate venue for settling landlocked Bolivia's demand for access to the Pacific through Chile.
Thursday July 3, 2014
A bench headed by Justice T S Thakur, however, raised apprehension on Sahara selling international properties and asked the company to first dispose of its assets which are in the country.
Thursday June 26, 2014
Vodafone Group has already begun an international arbitration against the Indian government in the more than Rs 20,000 crore tax case. From its side, the Indian government has appointed former Chief Justice of India RC Lahoti as arbitrator in the tax...
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday June 18, 2014
The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court is excoriating the UN Security Council for its failure to take action to bring Sudan's President Oman al-Bashir and others accused of war crimes in Darfur to justice.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 17, 2014
Japan has slaughtered 30 minke whales off its northeast coast, in the first hunt since the UN's top court ordered Tokyo to stop killing the animals in the Antarctic, the government said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 10, 2014
Australia and New Zealand Tuesday called on Japan to respect a UN court order banning whale hunting in Antarctic waters, after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he would increase efforts to restart the commercial activity.
World News | Reuters | Friday April 18, 2014
Japan said on Friday it would redesign its controversial Antarctic whaling mission in a bid to make it more scientific, after a United Nations court ruled it was a commercial hunt masquerading as research.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday March 31, 2014
The United Nations' top court on Monday ordered Japan to end its annual Antarctic whale hunt, saying in a landmark ruling that the programme was a commercial activity disguised as science.
World News | Associated Press | Monday February 3, 2014
A Japanese whaling ship and an anti-whaling protest boat collided in the remote, icy seas off Antarctica, with both sides on Monday blaming each other for the crash.
Chennai News | Written by Sam Daniel | Saturday August 31, 2013
A Mahila Court in Chennai on Friday sentenced a woman to 10 years rigorous imprisonment for pushing her two minor daughters into prostitution. She was awarded a jail term of 10 years each on two counts, and seven years each on three counts. However, ...
India News | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Wednesday July 31, 2013
A video taken during a Pakistani army function has reportedly captured a soldier sharing details of an encounter in which Captain Saurabh Kalia, and five of his platoon members were killed in 1999 just before the Kargil war broke out.