The 83-year-old, most famous for his role on hit TV series "The Cosby Show", has served more than two years of a three-to-ten-year sentence for aggravated indecent assault.
The verdict by five judges at the UN International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals is final and cannot be appealed any further.
International Criminal Court member states are voting to select a new prosecutor for a nine-year term after failing to find a consensus candidate.
The French case is part of a mounting push by climate campaigners across the world to hold states responsible for ecological damage blamed on climate change.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a staunch opponent of President Donald Trump, died of complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer.
At least three people have been killed and more than 70 others injured during two days of civil unrest. Protesters demand resignation of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita over economic woes and perceived government corruption.
Pearl, 38, was the South Asia bureau chief for The Wall Street Journal when he was abducted and beheaded in Karachi in 2002 while researching a story about militants.
George Pell was convicted by a jury in December 2018 on one charge of sexual penetration of a child under 16 and four charges of an indecent act with a child under 16.
Six families, whose relatives were murdered, injured or faced attempted killings are seeking $1 billion in damages in a lawsuit filed in a federal district court, according to the plaintiffs’ attorneys.
The death of protester Ahmed al Khair was a key point in the uprising that eventually led to the military’s ouster of president Omar al Bashir. Monday's convictions and sentences were the first connected to the killings of protesters in the revolt.
With six out of 10 votes, the court rules in favour of the online encyclopedia blocked in the country since April 29, 2017.
Hollywood actor Cuba Gooding Jr has pleaded not guilty to an indictment that includes allegations from a new accuser in his New York City sexual misconduct case.
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