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  • 2 German ex-soldiers convicted over Yemen mercenary plans

    2 German ex-soldiers convicted over Yemen mercenary plans

    International 10/24/2022

    Two former German soldiers were convicted Monday of trying to form a mercenary group to intervene in Yemen’s civil war. They were found guilty of attempting to form a terrorist organization.The Stuttgart state court said the two men, aged 61 an...

  • India’s top court split on school ban on Muslim headscarves

    India’s top court split on school ban on Muslim headscarves

    International 10/13/2022

    Two judges on India’s top court on Thursday differed over a ban on the wearing of the hijab, a headscarf used by Muslim women, in educational institutions and referred the sensitive issue to a larger bench of three or more judges to settle.Just...

  • German court rejects environmental group’s suit vs Mercedes

    German court rejects environmental group’s suit vs Mercedes

    International 09/13/2022

    A German court has rejected a lawsuit from an environmental group which sought to have automaker Mercedes-Benz barred from selling cars with combustion engines that emit greenhouse gases after 2030. The state court in Stuttgart, where Mercedes-Benz G...

  • Thai court asked to rule if prime minister must step down

    Thai court asked to rule if prime minister must step down

    International 08/23/2022

    Thailand’s Constitutional Court on Monday received a petition from opposition lawmakers seeking a ruling on whether Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has reached the legal limit on how long he can remain in office.The petition, signed by 171 mem...

  • Palestinian hunger striker to appeal to Israel’s high court

    Palestinian hunger striker to appeal to Israel’s high court

    International 08/15/2022

    The lawyer for a Palestinian prisoner said Tuesday that her client will appeal his case to Israel’s Supreme Court as he continues what his family says is a 165-day hunger strike against his detention. Also Tuesday, an Israeli military court ext...

  • Zimbabwe students scoop international awards for moot court

    Zimbabwe students scoop international awards for moot court

    International 07/14/2022

    A history-making team of Zimbabwean high school students that became world and European moot court competition champions has been widely praised in a country where the education system is beset by poor funding, lack of materials and teachers’ s...

  • Pakistani court orders probe into ex-minister’s arrest

    Pakistani court orders probe into ex-minister’s arrest

    International 05/23/2022

    A court in Pakistan’s capital has ordered an investigation into the controversial arrest of a former human rights minister over a decades old land dispute. Chief Justice Ather Minallah of the Islamabad High Court late Saturday ordered the probe...

  • Court rules Catholic school wrongfully fired gay substitute

    Court rules Catholic school wrongfully fired gay substitute

    International 09/06/2021

    A gay substitute teacher was wrongfully fired by a Roman Catholic school in North Carolina after he announced in 2014 on social media that he was going to marry his longtime partner, a federal judge has ruled.   U.S. District Judge Max Cogburn r...

  • Drug trafficker says he bribed Honduras president

    Drug trafficker says he bribed Honduras president

    International 03/11/2021

    A convicted Honduran drug trafficker and former leader of a cartel testified in United States federal court Thursday that he paid now-President Juan Orlando Hernández $250,000 for protection from arrest in 2012.Devis Leonel Rivera Maradiaga, f...

  • More protests called in Moscow to demand Navalny’s release

    More protests called in Moscow to demand Navalny’s release

    International 02/01/2021

    Moscow braced for more protests seeking the release of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who faces a court hearing Tuesday after two weekends of nationwide rallies and thousands of arrests in the largest outpouring of discontent in Russia in y...

  • Israel court says woman can be extradited in child sex case

    Israel court says woman can be extradited in child sex case

    International 09/19/2020

    An Israeli court on Monday approved the extradition of a former teacher wanted in Australia on charges of child sex abuse, potentially paving the way for her to stand trial after a six-year legal battle.Malka Leifer, a former educator who is accused ...

  • Thai court allows Thai Airways to file for reorganization

    Thai court allows Thai Airways to file for reorganization

    International 09/14/2020

    Thailand’s Central Bankruptcy Court on Monday gave the go-ahead to financially ailing Thai Airways International to submit a business reorganization plan and appointed seven planners to oversee it.A press release from the airline said the plan ...

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