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Man accused of murdering wife while children slept to face court

Posted April 22, 2019 08:56:36 A man is due to face court after he allegedly murdered his wife in their south-west Sydney home as their two children slept. Key points:Altaf Hossain was charged with murdering his wife Syeda in their Minto homeTwo children, aged six and 10, were sleeping inside at the timeThe 49-year-old is…

Chaotic scenes as duo who claimed they were exempt from Australian...

Updated April 18, 2019 13:12:33 There were fireworks inside Sydney's Land and Environment Court this morning as two men found guilty of illegal land clearing began shouting and heckling before they were fined $100,000. Key points:The men were found guilty of conducing illegal land clearing at their Colo propertyDr Mustapha Kara-Ali and Diaa Kara-Ali ran a…

Julian Assange found guilty of breaching bail by British court

Updated April 12, 2019 01:38:25 A judge in London has found WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange guilty of breaching his bail at Westminster Magistrates' Court. Key points: Julian Assange was taken from the Ecuadorian embassy by British police He sought asylum at the London embassy for seven years, fearing US extraditionThe US plans to extradite Assange…

Andy Murray: Two-time Wimbledon champion returns to tennis court after hip...

Murray won the US Open in 2012 and Wimbledon in 2013 and 2016Andy Murray has returned to a tennis court just two months after hip surgery - albeit somewhat tentatively.The two-time Wimbledon champion has posted a video on Instagram of him hitting against a wall alongside the caption: "It's a start."Murray, 31, underwent a hip…

‘A beautiful dream … then the bill arrives’: Fake heiress took...

Updated March 28, 2019 12:44:41 Anna Sorokin travelled in celebrity circles and tossed $US100 ($141) tips — all the more reason to believe she was the German heiress she said she was. Key points:The Russian-born trucker's daughter became a New York socialite while allegedly pretending to be a wealthy heiressShe allegedly swindled various people and…

Murderer ‘lost it’ after victim’s ‘paedo dog’ comment, court hears

Posted March 20, 2019 17:22:37 A Launceston couple used their murder victim's phone and Facebook account to send messages to the deceased's family for seven months as part of a "cunning" and "sophisticated" plan to cover up the killing, a court has heard. Key points:Tyson Clark-Robertson was last seen alive in July 2016, and his…

Philippines officially out of the International Criminal Court

The Philippines has officially withdrawn from the International Criminal Court (ICC), though the beleaguered tribunal has pledged to pursue its examination of alleged illegal killings in the government's drug war. Manila's withdrawal on Sunday came a year after it told the United Nations it was quitting the world's only permanent war crimes tribunal, becoming the second nation to do…

Donald Trump ‘not above the law’, New York court says

Updated March 15, 2019 08:07:33 A New York court has said that any sitting US president is still able to be tried in a state court, after Donald Trump sought to delay a defamation trial arising from a lawsuit filed by a former Apprentice contestant Summer Zervos. Key points: Judges find the US Constitution doesn't…

Pell’s jailing broadcast prompts calls for more cameras in court

Updated March 14, 2019 09:54:48 Lawyers are calling for more high-profile court hearings to be broadcast live so the public can better understand how judgements are reached, after Cardinal George Pell's jailing was yesterday streamed to global audiences. Key points:Cameras are only allowed inside Australian courtrooms in rare circumstancesPell's sentencing hearing was broadcast live with…

Malaysia: Kim Jong Nam murder suspect freed by court

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - An Indonesian woman accused in the killing of the North Korean leader's half brother was released after the prosecutor withdrew the murder charge. Vietnamese national Doan Thi Huong, 28, was also charged with the murder and remained in the court on Monday. An Indonesian diplomatic vehicle was seen carrying Siti Aisyah,…
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