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  • Indian Supreme Court orders house arrest for activists

    Indian Supreme Court orders house arrest for activists

    International 08/28/2018

    India's top court ordered Wednesday that five prominent rights activists arrested for alleged Maoist links be kept under house arrest instead of police custody until it rules next week on a petition challenging their detention.Police, meanwhile, brok...

  • German court mulls jail for some over Munich air pollution

    German court mulls jail for some over Munich air pollution

    International 08/22/2018

    A German newspaper reports that judges are considering jailing senior Bavarian officials for failing to take action against air pollution in Munich, home to automaker BMW.Daily Sueddeutsche Zeitung reported Monday that the southern German state's adm...

  • Indonesia court sentences cleric behind attacks to death

    Indonesia court sentences cleric behind attacks to death

    International 06/21/2018

    Radical cleric Aman Abdurrahman was sentenced to death by an Indonesian court Friday for ordering Islamic State group-affiliated militants to carry out attacks including the January 2016 suicide bombing at a Starbucks in Jakarta.Abdurrahman, who poli...

  • Polish court rules against man who wouldn't serve LGBT group

    Polish court rules against man who wouldn't serve LGBT group

    International 06/16/2018

    Poland's Supreme Court has ruled against a businessman who refused to print posters for an LGBT business group because he did not want to "promote" the gay rights movement. The country's top court said it was upholding the ruling of a lower court. Th...

  • Egypt refers 28 to criminal court for forming illegal group

    Egypt refers 28 to criminal court for forming illegal group

    International 06/06/2018

    Egypt's chief prosecutor has referred 28 people to a criminal court on charges including forming an illegal group aiming to topple the government.Sunday's statement by prosecutor Nabil Sadek says the suspects face an array of additional charges, incl...

  • Romania: Court tells president to fire anti-graft prosecutor

    Romania: Court tells president to fire anti-graft prosecutor

    International 06/01/2018

    Romania's top court on Wednesday told the country's president to fire the chief anti-corruption prosecutor, widely praised for her efforts to root out high-level graft, but a thorn in the side of some politicians.The move angered some Romanians. More...

  • Belgian court pushes back extradition hearing for 5 Catalans

    Belgian court pushes back extradition hearing for 5 Catalans

    International 11/20/2017

    A court in Belgium on Friday pushed back the extradition arguments of ex-Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont and four allies until at least Dec. 4, likely keeping the secessionist rebels in Belgium right through Catalonia's regional election campaign.Th...

  • German Court: Kuwait Airways Can Refuse Israeli Passengers

    German Court: Kuwait Airways Can Refuse Israeli Passengers

    International 11/16/2017

    A German court ruled Thursday that Kuwait's national airline didn't have to transport an Israeli citizen because the carrier would face legal repercussions at home if it did.The Frankfurt state court noted in its decision that Kuwait Airways is not a...

  •  Pakistan ex-PM criticizes judiciary for his disqualification

    Pakistan ex-PM criticizes judiciary for his disqualification

    International 09/27/2017

    Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday criticized the country's judiciary for rejecting his appeal over his disqualification from office and vowed again to fight a legal battle to clear his name.In July, the Supreme Court barred him...

  • Uber in London court in employment case

    Uber in London court in employment case

    International 09/26/2017

    Uber lawyers are in a London courtroom trying to overturn a ruling that its drivers are employees of the ride-hailing service — not independent contractors.Britain's employment tribunal decided earlier this year that two drivers who brought a c...

  •  Kenya Supreme Court says why it annulled presidential poll

    Kenya Supreme Court says why it annulled presidential poll

    International 09/22/2017

    Kenya's Supreme Court is delivering its full judgment on why it annulled President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election in August.The court annulled Kenyatta's victory in the August 8 election saying there were irregularities and illegalities, in response to...

  • Egypt court orders detention of 24 minority Nubians 15 days

    Egypt court orders detention of 24 minority Nubians 15 days

    International 09/20/2017

    A lawyer says an Egyptian court has ordered the detention of 24 Nubians for 15 days pending investigation for participating in a protest earlier this month. Nubians are an ethnic minority.Moustafa el-Hassan says Wednesday's decision comes after prose...

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