Three top Pakistani cricketers were jailed Thursday after being convicted of plotting to cheat and to take bribes in a match against England last summer. Read More »

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An Iranian actress who was sentenced to a year in jail and 90 lashes for appearing in a film critical of the country's government has been released, according to Amnesty International and the film's producers. Read More »

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Marianela Galli waited 34 years for the men who killed her family to be punished. On Wednesday night, inside a packed courtroom in downtown Buenos Aires, she learned their fates. Read More »

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Twenty doctors who were detained during this year's protests in Bahrain have been convicted of attempting to overthrow the government and hit with lengthy prison sentences, authorities and a human rights group said Thursday. Read More »

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Egypt's former Information Minister Anas El Fiki has been sentenced to seven years in prison for squandering public funds, a spokesman for the general prosecutor said Wednesday. Read More »

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A lawyer for two Americans imprisoned as spies in Iran for more than two years expects to start paperwork for their release Wednesday, he told CNN. Read More »

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Actor Tom Sizemore spent several hours in jail Tuesday morning after drug investigators who raided a downtown Los Angeles residence arrested him on a battery warrant, according to a police spokeswoman. Read More »

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Colombia's Supreme Court of Justice sentenced the nation's former intelligence chief to 25 years in prison Wednesday for his connections with paramilitary groups. Read More »

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