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US soldier Manning goes on trial over WikiLeaks scandal

The American soldier accused of providing more than 700,000 documents to WikiLeaks went on trial yesterday charged with the biggest leak of classified information in US history.

Tuesday, 4 June, 2013, 3:57am

Court lifts gag order on India gang rape trial

A defence lawyer says an Indian court has ruled that the media should be allowed to cover the trial of four men accused in the gang rape and fatal beating of a woman on a New Delhi bus in December.

Journalists had been barred by a court order from covering the trial, which is already underway.

22 Mar 2013 - 4:04pm

India gang-rape trial to open on Thursday in new court

The trial of five men accused of the rape and murder of a student aboard a bus in New Delhi will begin on Thursday and should have none of the long delays commonly associated with India’s justice system, a defence lawyer said after a brief hearing.

22 Jan 2013 - 10:46am

Accused in India 'tried to run over woman after rape'

The rapists who assaulted and murdered a woman on a bus in New Delhi last month tried to run her over with the vehicle after the attack, reports said yesterday, citing a grisly police account.

3 Jan 2013 - 4:36am

Sri Lanka's Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake walks out on trial

Sri Lankan Chief Justice Dr Shirani Bandaranayake walked out of her impeachment hearing before lawmakers yesterday after complaining that she was not being given a fair trial, legal and parliamentary sources said.

7 Dec 2012 - 2:31am

George Clooney no-show at Berlusconi sex trial

Hollywood star George Clooney failed to appear yesterday to give evidence in the trial of former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi on sex charges, leading the prosecutor to accuse the defence of trying to slow down the proceedings.

27 Oct 2012 - 4:05am

Former Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi denies 'Bunga Bunga' sex parties

Italy's former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi denied at his trial yesterday that he hosted kinky parties, had sex with a 17-year-old prostitute or abused his powers by pressuring police officers.

Berlusconi is accused of paying for sex with Moroccan exotic dancer Karima El-Mahroug, better known by her stage name as "Ruby the Heart Stealer".

20 Oct 2012 - 3:59am

Verdicts in Paris gang rape trial due today

A trial surrounding the alleged gang rape of teenage girls in the high-rise tower blocks of a poor Paris suburb has shocked France.

It has also exposed a culture of youth violence and threatens to cause a row over the justice system when verdicts in the case are delivered today.

11 Oct 2012 - 3:54am

Beijing in scramble to put Bo Xilai on trial ahead of leadership transition

Bo Xilai is likely to stand trial before the start of the leadership succession next month, as Beijing scrambles to limit the fallout from his scandalous downfall, analysts say.

They believe the trial of the disgraced former Politburo member was the main reason for the surprise postponement of the opening of the 18th national party congress until November 8.

1 Oct 2012 - 12:00pm

Bo Xilai's supporters take to blogs to show their support for former chief

The downfall of former Chongqing party chief Bo Xilai , who was famous across the nation for his promotion of "red culture" and communist ideology, has stirred cries of distress from his so-called New Leftist supporters.

Many of those supporters are mourning the fact that the party has once again failed to advance the leftist agenda advocated by the disgraced "princeling".

1 Oct 2012 - 5:11am

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