Satguru Rampalji Maharaj, a self-styled “godman” is escorted to the high court after his arrest, in the northern Indian city of Chandigarh. A self-styled Indian religious leader was charged on Thursday with sedition and waging war against the state after a days-long siege of his sprawling compound ended in his arrest along with 450 hardcore followers
At the High Court in Pretoria, South Africa, Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius was sentenced on Tuesday to a maximum five-year term in prison for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in February 2013.
Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius reacts as he listens to Judge Thokozile Masipa’s judgement at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria. A South African judge cleared Oscar Pistorius of all murder charges on Thursday and will await the verdict on culpable homicide
Great Britain’s Andy Murray celebrates a point against Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria during their quarter-final match in the Wimbledon Championships. Murray went on to lose in straight sets
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy leaves his residence in Paris. Mr Sarkozy was placed under formal investigation on Wednesday on suspicions he tried to use his influence to thwart an investigation of his 2007 election campaign, the prosecutor’s office said
Spectators take cover from the rain at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London
Radical Muslim cleric Abu Qatada looks on from behind bars at the State Security Court in Amman, Jordan on Thursday. The court acquitted Abu Qatada of charges of conspiring to commit acts of terrorism.
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BBC staff and colleagues from other news organisations take part in a one-minute silent protest outside New Broadcasting House in London against the seven-year jail terms given to three al-Jazeera journalists in Egypt on Tuesday
Al-Jazeera news channel’s Australian journalist Peter Greste and his colleagues, Egyptian-Canadian Mohamed Fadel Fahmy and Egyptian Baher Mohamed, listen to the verdict inside the defendants cage during their trial for allegedly supporting the Muslim Brotherhood on Monday at the police institute near Cairo’s Tora prison
Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, son of late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, attends a hearing behind bars in a courtroom in Zintan