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Preacher Jose Kalupeteka, leader of a millenarian sect called "The Light of the World" sits in court in Huambo, Angola.
19/01/2016 - Angola

Angolan cult leader trial begins

The trial of Julino Kalupeteca, the leader of a Christian sect in Angola, began on Monday in the city of Huambo.
Guy Wildenstein in 2006
06/01/2016 - FRANCE

French Wildenstein art dynasty tax fraud trial suspended

The trial of the head of a wealthy art-dealing dynasty was suspended by a Paris court on Wednesday on a technicality that will take the case to France's highest appeals court.
Benghalem appeared in an Islamic State propaganda video last February
02/12/2015 - FRANCE

Trial begins for seven alleged members of jihadist network in France

Seven members of a jihadist network go on trial this week. They are accused of recruiting fighters for the Islamic State armed group (IS). Amongst them, a prominent suspect is tried in absentia.
Claude Guéant leaving the tribunal in Paris on 13 November 2015
13/11/2015 - FRANCE

Former French interior minister sentenced in cash trial

A court in Paris has given Claude Gueant, a close aide of former French president Nicolas Sarkozy, a two-year suspended jail sentence and fined 75,000 euros for his role in misusing public funds at ...
A file photo shows a man looking closely at the door with the message "Omar m'a tuer" (Omar killed me) in the courtroom in Nice, January 31, 1994.
06/11/2015 - France

New DNA could unlock one of France's most famous murder mysteries

The case of Omar Raddad, an illiterate Moroccan gardner convicted of killing his wealthy employer in 1991, could be reopened after new DNA strands were discovered at the scene of the crime in Mougins near Nice.

Real Madrid's French striker Karim Benzema (C) leaves the court house in Versailles, near Paris, on November 5, 2015
06/11/2015 - France-Spain

Blackmail scandal: Benzema returns to Madrid, protests his innocence

Real Madrid's French striker Karim Benzema returned to Madrid on Thursday after he was charged for complicity in blackmailing his fellow team mate Mathieu Valbuena over a sex tape.

Human resources chief Xavier Broseta escorted away from protestors, Roissy on 5 October, 2015.
14/10/2015 - France

Air France: 5 employees to face trial after violent protest

The five men, who were arrested on Monday, will stand trial on 2 December in Bobigny.
Tributes to Bastien in Germigny-l'Evêque
08/09/2015 - France

Parents of three-year-old found dead in washing machine stand trial

The parents of a three-year-old boy who died after being locked in a washing machine in 2011 appeared in court in northern France on Tuesday.
05/09/2015 - France

Marseille rape trial begins after twin is exonerated

The trial of a Marseille man accused in six rapes and attempted rapes in 2012 and 2013 will begin Monday, after an investigation eventually cleared his twin brother who was held in jail for ten ...
15/08/2015 - France - Dominican Republic

Frenchmen sentenced in Dominican Republic for drug trafficking

Four French nationals have been sentenced to 20 years in prison in the Dominican Republic for drug running.