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Canada police raid Montreal pot stores after Trudeau's warning

Canada police raid Montreal pot stores after Trudeau's warning

Police in Montreal Friday raided six cannabis shops one day after they opened, following a warning by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that recreational marijuana is not yet legal in Canada.

Russia moves to block LinkedIn network

Russia moves to block LinkedIn network

Russia's state communications watchdog said Thursday it had ordered internet providers to block the LinkedIn professional networking site after a court ruled it was breaching a law on storing users' data.

British 'sharia courts' under scrutiny

British 'sharia courts' under scrutiny

For more than 30 years, sharia courts enforcing Islamic law have been operating quietly across Britain. But two official inquiries have put them in the spotlight amid accusations that they discriminate against women.

Putin slams Paralympic ban as 'outside the law, morality, humanity'

Putin slams Paralympic ban as 'outside the law, morality, humanity'

President Vladimir Putin on Thursday lashed out against the ban on Russian Paralympians from Rio as the country has vowed to keep fighting the suspension it faces over state-sponsored doping.

Draft law boosts Qatar efforts to curb smoking

Draft law boosts Qatar efforts to curb smoking

The draft law covers a number of key issues pertaining to tobacco use in the country

Turkey adopts law scrapping MPs’ immunity

Turkey adopts law scrapping MPs’ immunity

Turkey’s parliament has adopted a highly controversial bill that would lift immunity for dozens of pro-Kurdish and other MPs ....

India passes bankruptcy law in long-awaited reform

India passes bankruptcy law in long-awaited reform

India has overhauled its archaic bankruptcy laws in a key reform that will make it vastly easier to wind down companies and help banks to recover bad loans.

MH370 family sue Malaysia Airlines in Australia

MH370 family sue Malaysia Airlines in Australia

The family of MH370 passenger New Zealander Paul Weeks is suing Malaysia Airlines in an Australian court for the ‘sudden shock’ and ‘mental harm’ they suffered after the plane vanished, a report said Sunday.

Indian police arrest more students on sedition charge

Indian police arrest more students on sedition charge

Indian police said Wednesday they had arrested two students wanted in a sedition case that has sparked major protests after the pair gave themselves up following nearly two weeks on the run.

Swedish rights activist held in China returns home

Swedish rights activist held in China returns home

A Swedish human rights activist arrested in China earlier this month for allegedly posing a threat to national security has returned home after his expulsion, he said on Tuesday.