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[Highlights II] FIDA 2017 Intl. Convention (FIDACON)

Opening Ceremony The opening ceremony which took place at the Grand Lucayan Resort Freeport, in the Bahamas. This commenced with a flag parade of countries...

Mauritania Blogger’s Death Penalty Reduced to 2 Years

A Mauritanian appeals court Thursday reduced the death penalty for a blogger accused of blasphemy to a two-year jail term, a legal source said,...

German Court asks Lawmakers to Recognise Third Sex

Germany's top court Wednesday required parliament to legally recognize a "third gender" from birth. Current regulations on civil status are discriminatory against intersex people, the...

Japan’s ‘Black Widow’ Sentenced to Death

A Japanese court Tuesday sentenced to death a one-time millionairess dubbed the 'Black Widow' who tricked elderly lovers into drinking cyanide and pocketed millions...

Liberia’s Presidential Election in a Fix, as Supreme Court Suspends Run-off

The Liberian Supreme Court on Monday issued a stay order on the presidential run-off election earlier slated for Tuesday, until the electoral commission investigates...

Woman Sues Fortune Teller Who Said She’d Die within Six Months

A fortune teller in France is being sued after telling a customer she would be dead within six months. The 35-year-old woman said she suffered...

How To Turn Lawyers Into Better Writers

By and large, lawyers fall into two camps: those who won’t admit their writing needs help, and those who don’t realize it. Set aside your...

TV Presenter Jailed 3 years for Teaching Out-of-Wedlock Sex

A talk show host in Egypt has been jailed for three years after voicing support for single mothers. The Egyptian TV presenter was sentenced after...

First Couples get Chance to Apply for Divorce Online

The first divorce cases to be carried out online have begun their progress through the legal system, officials have confirmed. Unhappy husbands and wives have...

Equatorial Guinea VP Teodorin Obiang sentenced in France

A French court has handed down a three-year suspended jail term to Equatorial Guinea's Vice President Teodorin Obiang for corruption. The 48-year-old, known for his...