Ram-Leela: sense and sensibilities
Nov 13, 2013
India | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Wednesday September 3, 2014
Controversial self-styled godman Nithyananda, facing trial in a rape case, has been directed by the Supreme Court to undergo all medical tests, including the potency test.
World | Reuters | Friday July 18, 2014
An Italian appeals court on Friday overturned Silvio Berlusconi's conviction on charges of abuse of office and paying for sex with a minor, in a significant legal victory for the former prime minister. The Milan court unexpectedly threw out the guil...
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday April 16, 2014
Morocco on Tuesday jailed a British man, previously convicted of child sex offences, for 20 years for kidnapping and attempting to rape three young girls, a rights activist at the trial said.
World | Reuters | Thursday January 23, 2014
Milan prosecutors have opened a new investigation against Silvio Berlusconi over accusations he corrupted witnesses in a trial in which he was convicted of paying for sex with a minor.
World | Reuters | Friday September 20, 2013
Russian President Vladimir Putin rallied behind his old friend Silvio Berlusconi on Thursday, saying the former Italian prime minister would not have faced trial for having sex with a minor if he were gay.
World | Associated Press | Monday June 24, 2013
A Milan court on Monday convicted former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi of paying for sex with an underage prostitute during infamous "bunga bunga" parties at his villa and then using his influence to try to cover it up.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday June 24, 2013
An Italian court is expected to deliver its verdict today on whether former premier Silvio Berlusconi paid for sex with an underage prostitute and abused his official powers.
Agence-France-Presse | Tuesday June 18, 2013
Two French international footballers Franck Ribery and Karim Benzema went on trial Tuesday in Paris charged with paying for sex with an underage prostitute.
World | Associated Press | Monday May 13, 2013
An Italian prosecutor on Monday requested a six-year prison sentence and a lifetime ban from holding public office for former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi at his trial for having sex with an underage prostitute and abuse of office.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday April 22, 2013
An Italian court on Monday delayed until at least May 13 the resumption of a trial against former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi for allegedly paying for sex with a then 17-year old prostitute.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday April 19, 2013
The young Moroccan dancer at the heart of Silvio Berlusconi's sex trial was summoned by an Italian court on Friday to testify in May in a separate case of alleged procurement of sex workers.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday March 8, 2013
A hearing in Silvio Berlusconi's trial for having sex with an underage prostitute and abuse of office was postponed on Friday after the billionaire tycoon complained of an eye infection.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday March 4, 2013
Silvio Berlusconi hosted a "prostitution system" at his villa near Milan, where he paid women for sex with cash and favours, a prosecutor at the former prime minister's trial said on Monday.
Agence France-Presse | Wednesday February 13, 2013
Two French internationals, Franck Ribery and Karim Benzema, are currently awaiting trial for allegedly paying a 16-year-old prostitute for sex in 2008 and 2009.
World | Reuters | Monday January 21, 2013
Former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi will not face a verdict in a trial where he is charged with paying for sex with a juvenile prostitute until after elections next month, according to a decision by judges that could help his political comeback....
World | Associated Press | Monday January 14, 2013
A Milan court on Monday rejected a bid by former Premier Silvio Berlusconi to halt his sex-for-hire trial because of Italy's general election campaign, a ruling that means a verdict could come before the February vote.
World | Agence France Presse | Monday January 14, 2013
The exotic dancer at the centre of a sex trial against Italy's Silvio Berlusconi arrived to testify for the first time in court on Monday but the billionaire's lawyers immediately asked for the proceedings to be suspended until after elections in Feb...
World | Reuters | Sunday January 13, 2013
The nightclub dancer who is the main witness in the sex trial of Italy's former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi will testify at a hearing in Milan on Monday, her lawyer said on Saturday.
World | Reuters | Wednesday December 19, 2012
A French court on Wednesday rejected a request by former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn to drop a sex offence inquiry in which he risks standing trial on pimping charges, his lawyers said.
World | Reuters | Wednesday November 28, 2012
A French court postponed a decision on Wednesday on requests that it call off a sex offence inquiry where former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn risks trial on a charge of "aggravated pimping".