As Donald Trump eyes a return to the White House, a jury has found the Trump Organization guilty of 17 counts of tax fraud. The company paid less in tax by compensating executives with "off the books" perks such as luxury apartments. In addition to a fine, the Trump Organization will find it harder to get access to financing.
A Nigerian court has convicted two young men for a comedy skit on the social media platform TikTok. The skit was to taunt the governor of the Kano State and even though it was meant to be satirical, the court deemed it defamatory. The two comedians spent a few days in prison and received 20 lashes as part of their punishment.
19 Mar 2022
The two men had their life sentences reduced to 22 and 24 years. They have argued that the pair of plainclothes officers they grappled with in a Rome nightlife area did not identify themselves as police.
1 Feb 2022
A court has found a British man guilty of plotting to kill Ahmad Waqas Goraya, a Pakistani political blogger forced into exile. Goraya told DW he believes the Pakistani state was behind the murder attempt.
27 Jan 2022
A German court has found a Syrian former army colonel guilty of crimes against humanity, handing him a life sentence. It was a landmark trial to examine state-sponsored torture during the Syrian civil war.
29 Oct 2021
The WikiLeaks' founder is currently fighting an appeal by Washington to extradite him back to the US. Assange's legal team has rejected US assurances that he won't be sent to a "Supermax" prison.
20 Feb 2021
Iranian diplomat Assadolah Assadi was convicted of attempted terrorism Thursday by a court in Belgium for his role in a 2018 bomb plot targeting an Iranian opposition group in France. He was sentenced to 20 years in prison.
Appeal Court dismisses Melaye’s case against Adeyemi’s election, Global coronavirus deaths pass 650,000 and more
28 Jul 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Wednesday.
29 Feb 2020
Violet Johnson returns this week with the top four stories that made our week. Simi's views on feminism rocks Twitter NG Eniola Badmus calls out weight loss product sellers Mike Tyson denies giving out his daughter for 10 million dollars Harvey Weinstein convicted of rape and sexual assaults
28 Feb 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Friday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Friday
30 Nov 2019
Three American men got their first taste of freedom this week after 36 years in jail. They were sentenced to life in prison in 1984 for the murder of a Baltimore teenager, a crime they didn't commit. But after much lobbying, their case was reviewed and they were finally set free. We find out more.
6 Jul 2019
The men had originally been convicted of a lesser charge, prompting mass nationwide protests. After an appeal, the Supreme Court handed them lengthy jail terms for the crime of gang raping a teenager in Pamplona.