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  • 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...

  • Indian court sentences 2 men to death in 1993 Mumbai blasts

    Indian court sentences 2 men to death in 1993 Mumbai blasts

    International 09/08/2017

    An Indian court on Thursday sentenced two men to death and two others to life in prison for a series of bombings that killed 257 people in Mumbai in 1993. A fifth man was given 10 years in prison.The five men were convicted earlier of criminal conspi...

  •  Spanish court backs extradition of Russian programmer to US

    Spanish court backs extradition of Russian programmer to US

    International 08/23/2017

    Spain's National Court has recommended the extradition to the United States of a Russian computer programmer accused by U.S. prosecutors of developing malicious software that stole information from financial institutions and caused losses of $855,000...

  • Myanmar court grants bail for editor in defamation case

    Myanmar court grants bail for editor in defamation case

    International 08/23/2017

    A court in Myanmar granted bail Friday to a newspaper editor who is being tried under a controversial defamation statute in a telecommunications law.Kyaw Min Swe, chief editor of The Voice Daily, was arrested in June for publishing online a satirical...

  • Challenge filed in court to Australian gay marriage ballot

    Challenge filed in court to Australian gay marriage ballot

    International 08/23/2017

    Gay-rights advocates filed a court challenge Thursday to the government's unusual plan to canvass Australians' opinion on gay marriage next month, while a retired judge said he would boycott the survey as unacceptable.The mail ballot is not binding, ...

  • German court orders sentence enforced in Chile abuse case

    German court orders sentence enforced in Chile abuse case

    International 08/23/2017

    A court in western Germany has ruled that a German man must serve the sentence of a Chilean court for his role in the sexual abuse of children at a secretive German colony in Chile.The dpa news agency reported Monday that the court in the town of Kre...

  • Former Pakistan PM challenges disqualification by court

    Former Pakistan PM challenges disqualification by court

    International 08/23/2017

    A Pakistani official says former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has filed petitions with the Supreme Court to challenge his disqualification and removal from office.Environment Minister Mushahidullah Khan, who is in Sharif's party, said Tuesday that the...