Ram-Leela: sense and sensibilities
Nov 13, 2013
World News | Reuters | Saturday July 11, 2015
A former archbishop and papal ambassador to the Dominican Republic fell ill and was taken to hospital ahead of the opening of his trial today for alleged child sex offences, a Vatican official said.
World News | Reuters | Saturday July 11, 2015
Jozef Wesolowski, a former archbishop and papal ambassador to the Dominican Republic, will go on trial, today, accused of child sex offences in a case seen as a test of Pope Francis's drive to clean up the church.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 2, 2015
He lost his job over a rape allegation and had the sordid details of his sex life laid bare in a prostitution trial, but that is not enough to turn French voters against Dominique Strauss-Kahn.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday June 19, 2015
One lawmaker, a clergyman aged 50, allegedly had sex with a teenage girl. Another is on trial for fraud. Dozens are accused of padding their expense accounts.
World News | Reuters | Monday June 15, 2015
A Vatican prosecutor on Monday ordered a former Roman Catholic archbishop accused of paying for sex with children when he was a papal ambassador in the Dominican Republic and of possessing child pornographic material to stand trial.
World News | Reuters | Friday June 12, 2015
Dominique Strauss-Kahn was acquitted of sex crime charges on Friday by a French court which ruled the sexual escapades with prostitutes of a man once tipped to be French president did not amount to "aggravated pimping".
World News | Reuters | Tuesday February 17, 2015
Lawyers for the four prostitutes who participated in sex parties organised for Dominique Strauss-Kahn said on Monday they were giving up their claim of damages, saying it would be too hard to prove the pimping charge against the former IMF head.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 15, 2014
The sex life of businessman Shrien Dewani was on Tuesday again a focus of his trial for the murder of his bride on their honeymoon in Cape Town.
India News | 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 News | 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 guilty verdict handed down by a lower tribunal last year, which had sentenced Berlusconi to seven years ...
World News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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.