Tag: trial

Ghosn ‘fled by bullet train’, Japan vows to bolster borders

New reports emerged Monday on how fugitive former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn jumped bail in Japan, as the country's justice minister said border controls would be bolstered after the escape. The 65-year-old executive skipped bail nearly a week ago, fleeing Japan where he was awaiting...

Suspect swallows poison after verdict in French murder case

by Elia VAISSIERE and Clement MELKI The suspect for the rape and murder of a young woman in northern France almost two decades ago was under guard in hospital Saturday after he swallowed  pesticide in an apparent suicide bid following his conviction. Willy Bardon, on trial...

French female jihadist gang sentenced to up to 30 years in jail

A French court on Monday sentenced five members of an all-female jihadist cell to between five and 30 years in prison over a failed bid to detonate a car bomb outside Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris. The case is the first to involve a group of...

Turkey femicide trial opens after viral video

by Raziye Akkoc A high-profile trial began Wednesday over the murder of a Turkish woman whose stabbing by her ex-husband was caught on video and triggered a debate over a spike in femicide. The killing of 38-year-old Emine Bulut in August sparked outrage across Turkey and...

Mistress sued by ex-lover over S$2million ‘loan’ says he proposed marriage after one month

Singapore—On the third day of the trial of the lawsuit where a businessman is suing his former mistress for over S$2 million, the mistress took to the stand and recounted how the businessman made promises to take care of her for life one month after...

Mistress sued by businessman for over S$2million he calls it a loan, she calls it a gift

Singapore—In a classic case of ‘he says’ versus ‘she says’ one businessman is suing his former mistress to get back the S$2 million that he claims was a loan, but she says was a gift. Businessman Toh Eng Tiah, age 55, gave the amount of...