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  • International court approves Afghanistan investigation

    International court approves Afghanistan investigation

    International 03/06/2020

    International Criminal Court judges authorized a far-reaching investigation Thursday of war crimes and crimes against humanity allegedly committed by Afghan government forces, the Taliban, American troops and U.S. foreign intelligence operatives.The ...

  • EU court boost for activist in Facebook data transfer fight

    EU court boost for activist in Facebook data transfer fight

    International 12/19/2019

    EU regulators must block tech companies from transferring data outside the bloc in cases in which privacy rules are broken, an advisor to the European Union’s top court said Thursday, part of a lengthy legal case involving an Austrian privacy c...

  • Justices take up high-profile case over young immigrants

    Justices take up high-profile case over young immigrants

    International 11/10/2019

    The Supreme Court is taking up the Trump administration’s plan to end legal protections that shield 660,000 immigrants from deportation, a case with strong political overtones amid the 2020 presidential election campaign.All eyes will be on Chi...

  • Supreme Court ruling clear, but Brexit future still murky

    Supreme Court ruling clear, but Brexit future still murky

    International 09/24/2019

    The landmark British Supreme Court ruling that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament was unlawful did not deal directly with plans for Britain's anticipated departure from the European Union. Brexit will however be top of the agenda...

  • Court: Walesa must apologize to Poland's ruling party head

    Court: Walesa must apologize to Poland's ruling party head

    International 07/22/2019

    A Polish appeals court upheld a lower court's verdict in a slander case and ruled Monday that pro-democracy fighter and former president Lech Walesa must apologize to the leader of the country's right-wing ruling party.Law and Justice party leader Ja...

  • Slovak court rejects to ban parliamentary far right party

    Slovak court rejects to ban parliamentary far right party

    International 04/28/2019

    Slovakia's Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a request by the country's prosecutor general to ban a far-right party that has 14 seats in the country's parliament.In his request filed two years ago, Jaromir Ciznar said the far-right People's Party Our...

  • Mexico president blasts 'stratospheric' supreme court wages

    Mexico president blasts 'stratospheric' supreme court wages

    International 12/07/2018

    The Mexican president is butting heads with the Supreme Court just one week into office after judges suspended a law that would cap public sector salaries, one of his key campaign promises.President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador accused the judges of l...

  • Polish leader appoints top court judges, against ruling

    Polish leader appoints top court judges, against ruling

    International 10/10/2018

    Poland's president swore in 27 new Supreme Court judges Wednesday, stepping up the conflict over control of the judiciary and ignoring another top court that said the appointments should be suspended pending an opinion by European Union judges.Andrze...

  • Indian court allows deportation of 7 Rohingya to Myanmar

    Indian court allows deportation of 7 Rohingya to Myanmar

    International 10/03/2018

    India on Thursday deported its first group of Rohingya Muslims since the government last year ordered the expulsion of members of the Myanmar minority group and others who entered the country illegally.The deportation was carried out after the Suprem...

  • UN court asked to probe Venezuela; leader defiant in speech

    UN court asked to probe Venezuela; leader defiant in speech

    International 09/27/2018

    Six nations made the unprecedented move Wednesday of asking the U.N.’s International Criminal Court to investigate Venezuela for possible crimes against humanity, even as President Nicolas Maduro made an unexpected trip to the world body’...

  • India's top court limits use of gov't identification number

    India's top court limits use of gov't identification number

    International 09/26/2018

    India's top court on Wednesday upheld the government's policy of issuing a 12-digit identification number to every citizen, but said it can't be made mandatory for services such as bank accounts, cellphone connections and school admissions.The Suprem...

  • Belgian court rules out extradition for Spanish rapper

    Belgian court rules out extradition for Spanish rapper

    International 09/17/2018

    A Belgian court on Monday ruled that Spanish rapper Valtonyc should not be sent back to Spain, where he was sentenced to prison accused of writing lyrics that praise terror groups and insult the royal family.The rapper, whose real name is Jose Miguel...

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