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Pakistan court issues arrest warrant for finance minister: media

Pakistan court issues arrest warrant for finance minister: media

An anti-corruption court in Pakistan on Tuesday issued an arrest warrant for Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, media reported, after the veteran politician failed to turn up for several court hearings.

French court to rule on Nazi-looted Pissarro painting

French court to rule on Nazi-looted Pissarro painting

A French court will rule Tuesday who really owns a painting of women picking peas by Impressionist master Camille Pissarro, more than 70 years after it was seized from a Jewish art collector.

Judge orders eight members of deposed Catalan govt detained

Judge orders eight members of deposed Catalan govt detained

A Spanish judge on Thursday ordered eight members of the deposed Catalan government detained pending further probes into their role in the region's tumultuous quest for independence, a Madrid court said.

India's top court calls for speedy trial of politicians

India's top court calls for speedy trial of politicians

India's top court Wednesday ordered the government to establish special tribunals to fast-track the trials of lawmakers charged with criminal offences, saying it must crack down on lawlessness in politics.

Belgium sets up English-language business court to cash in on Brexit

Belgium sets up English-language business court to cash in on Brexit

Belgium is setting up a new English-language court to settle international business disputes in the latest move by an EU country to try to lure companies away from London after Brexit.

Taiwan convict walks free after decade on death row

Taiwan convict walks free after decade on death row

A Taiwanese man who spent more than a decade on death row walked free Thursday after being acquitted of murder in a retrial, boosting calls for the abolition of capital punishment.

Indian court bans firecracker sales in Delhi ahead of peak pollution season

Indian court bans firecracker sales in Delhi ahead of peak pollution season

India's top court on Monday temporarily banned the sale of firecrackers in and around the capital ahead of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, as it looks to prevent a repeat of severe air pollution ...

EU takes Ireland to court for not claiming Apple tax windfall

EU takes Ireland to court for not claiming Apple tax windfall

The European Commission said on Wednesday it was taking Ireland to the European Court of Justice for its failure to recover up to 13 billion euros ($15.3 billion) of tax due from Apple Inc ...

Pantani not murdered, Italian supreme court rules

Pantani not murdered, Italian supreme court rules

Italy's supreme court has ruled definitively that former cycling star Marco Pantani was not murdered, Italian media reported Thursday.

Philippine police halt drug tests after residents petition court

Philippine police halt drug tests after residents petition court

Police have been forced to stop conducting drug surveys and testing in the Philippine capital's biggest and most populous area after a lawyers' group representing residents filed a petition before a court ...

China court releases video of Taiwanese activist confessing to subversion

China court releases video of Taiwanese activist confessing to subversion

A Taiwanese activist on trial in China confessed on Monday to attempting to subvert the Beijing government, according to videos of his hearing released by Chinese authorities...

India court sentences two to death over deadly Mumbai blasts

India court sentences two to death over deadly Mumbai blasts

An Indian court sentenced two convicts to death Thursday in connection with the country's deadliest bombings, a series of blasts that rocked Mumbai two decades ago and claimed more than 250 lives.