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Prosecutors in Egypt have detained a female singer for four days for "incitement to debauchery" after an online video clip sparked controversy, a judicial source said on Tuesday.
The Chief Judge (CJ) of Oyo State, Justice Muntar Abimbola, has released 84 inmates from Agodi Prison in Ibadan, as parts of efforts to decongest the prison.
A German-Russian man went on trial Thursday accused of carrying out a bomb attack on the Borussia Dortmund football team's bus in an elaborate bid to make a fortune on the stock market.
A former US death row inmate, whose conviction in the rape and killing of two sisters was overturned, admitted to the crimes on Monday after decades of denial and was resentenced.
A Nigerian man was sentenced to three years and five months in prison by a U.S. judge on Thursday after he pleaded guilty to taking part in email scams to defraud thousands of victims around the world of millions of dollars, U.S. prosecutors said.
A 63-year-old doctor went on trial in the southern German state of Bavaria Monday, accused of having sex with his patients.
Prosecutors say a Dutch man who was convicted earlier this year of weapons smuggling and complicity in war crimes in Liberia and Guinea has been detained in South Africa.
Dutch prosecutors are investigating how a Bosnian Croat war criminal managed to dramatically take his own life Wednesday, apparently after drinking poison he had smuggled into a UN court, in scenes that were broadcast live.
Turkish prosecutors have issued detention orders for 333 soldiers over alleged links to an Islamic cleric accused of orchestrating a coup attempt in 2016, the state news agency reported, on Wednesday.
The US Justice Department has asked prosecutors to examine alleged misconduct at the Clinton Foundation and the controversial Obama-era sale of a uranium firm to Russia, according to a letter obtained by broadcaster NBC.
In a rare move, Dutch prosecutors Wednesday called for a Dutch-Ethiopian national to be jailed for life for “an atrocious campaign” of war crimes during Ethiopia’s “Red Terror” in the 1970s.
A one-time millionairess dubbed the "Black Widow" over the untimely deaths of lovers and a husband was sentenced to death Tuesday, in a high-profile murder case that has gripped Japan.
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Four people are feared dead following a midnight herdsmen attack on Kikon, a village in Numan Local Government Area of Adamawa State.
The Bauchi State Food Vendors Multi-Purpose Cooperative Union has called on President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar to contest for second terms in 2019.
The Islamic State in West Africa network operating within some North Central and South-South sections of Nigeria may be responsible for the recent killings recorded in Benue State and other parts of the country.
MFM midfielder Chukwuka Onuwa has turned down a chance to join top Serbian side Radnicki Nis so as to debut in this year’s CAF Champions League.
Nigeria defender Shehu Abdullahi has expressed gratitude to Anorthosis Famagusta for making his two-year stay at the club a memorable experience.
A 41-year-old Nigerian banker identified as Toyin Ogundipe, aboard an Air France flight, was delivered of a baby boy mid-air about 35,000 feet above sea level and four hours away from the destination.
Former Manchester United captain Gary Neville said manager Jose Mourinho would happily swap out-of-favour playmaker Henrikh Mkhitaryan for Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez.
Activists blocked roads and clashed with police in Honduras on Saturday as part of nationwide protests against the contested re-election of President Juan Orlando Hernandez.
The Ondo State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria has appealed to the state Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, not to accept the cattle colony being proposed by the Federal Government in the state.
Niger Delta Avengers on Wednesday vowed to launch a fresh attack on oil installations in the South South region.