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Armenia's ex-official to remain in custody

Armenia's ex-official to remain in custody

Armenia's Criminal Court of Appeal denied the appeal by the attorneys of former Minister of Finance and ex-Chairman of the State Revenue Committee Gagik Khachatryan against the decision to arrest him. As a …

Armenia's Constitutional Court releasing Kocharyan

Armenia's Constitutional Court releasing Kocharyan

After a prolonged consideration of Armenia's former president, one of the leaders of the Karabakh clan and instigator of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict Robert Kocharyan’s appeal against his arrest and prosecution on coup …

Kiev releases journalist Vyshinsky from custody

Kiev releases journalist Vyshinsky from custody

A court in Kiev has changed the restrictive measure against the editor of the RIA Novosti Ukraine news agency, Kirill Vyshinsky, from arrest to release on his own recognizance. "The previous decision shall be …

Kyrgyz court rules to keep Atambayev in custody

Kyrgyz court rules to keep Atambayev in custody

The Bishkek City Court has ruled to keep Kyrgyzstan’s former President Almazbek Atambayev in custody, Atambayev’s lawyer Sergei Slesarev said. The court hearing was held in the office of the …

Former Tehran mayor sentenced to death for killing wife

Former Tehran mayor sentenced to death for killing wife

A former mayor of Tehran who also served as one of the country’s vice presidents was sentenced to death for killing his wife, Iran’s state TV reported. Judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaili said that …

Verdict in Scythian gold case delayed

Verdict in Scythian gold case delayed

The Amsterdam Court of Appeal has delayed a verdict in the Scythian gold case, the court's press service said. According to the statement, judges need the parties to provide additional information, particularly on property …

Nika Melia obliged to wear monitoring bracelet

Nika Melia obliged to wear monitoring bracelet

Georgia's opposition United National Movement party member Nika Melia, who is charged with incitement to violence during the recent Tbilisi protests, will have to wear an electronic bracelet to be monitored, as the Court of …

Robert Kocharyan arrested again

Robert Kocharyan arrested again

The Armenian Court of Appeal sustained the motion filed by the Prosecutor General’s office to detain former Armenian president Robert Kocharyan, who is accused of overthrowing constitutional order in collusion with other …

Johnson to face court over Brexit claim

Johnson to face court over Brexit claim

Britain's former Foreign Secretary and prominent Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson will be summoned to court over allegations that he lied and misled the public during the Brexit referendum campaign in 2016, District …

Pashinyan loses his nerve

Pashinyan loses his nerve

The fault line between Armenians of Armenia and representatives of the Nagorno-Karabakh regime is widening

Pashinyan asks to unblock courthouses in Armenia

Pashinyan asks to unblock courthouses in Armenia

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan called on his supporters to unblock the court buildings across the country after announcing sweeping judiciary reforms. "The time has come for a surgical intervention" …