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More than 200 mayors urge US Senate to pass gun safety laws

More than 200 mayors urge US Senate to pass gun safety laws

More than 200 mayors from across the United States sent a letter to the leaders of both parties in the Senate urging them to end the summer recess and pass gun safety laws in the wake of two mass shootings.

Malaysia working to tighten laws on forest protection, says minister

Malaysia working to tighten laws on forest protection, says minister

Malaysia is working on reforms to its decades-old forestry laws, and will consider suggestions from green activists on how to better protect its rainforests, a minister said on Wednesday.

Qatar’s arbitration laws seen to attract more investments

Qatar’s arbitration laws seen to attract more investments

Developments in Qatar’s arbitration laws have contributed to the economic growth of the country, helping it become attractive to foreign investments ...

Laws to protect environment being modified: minister

Laws to protect environment being modified: minister

Qatar's laws and legislation to protect and preserve the environment are strict, HE the Minister of Municipality and Environment Abdullah bin Abdulaziz bin Turki al-Subaie, said on Tuesday.

France passes laws to crack down on 'fake news' during elections

France passes laws to crack down on 'fake news' during elections

The French National Assembly has approved two laws to crack down on false information during election campaigns, despite criticism from the opposition.

India looks to tighten sexual harassment laws: government officials

India looks to tighten sexual harassment laws: government officials

India is considering tightening sexual harassment laws, government officials said on Thursday, after an avalanche of complaints of abuse lodged by women in recent weeks thrust the issue to the forefront of politics.

Amir calls for unconditional talks to end Gulf crisis; stresses for laws to ensure cyber security

Amir calls for unconditional talks to end Gulf crisis; stresses for laws to ensure cyber security

Qatar has emerged a stronger nation in spite of the unjust siege imposed on it more than a year ago and the country has maintained its leading rankings in global indicators ...

UK sets July 16/17 for Brexit customs, trade laws parliament debate

UK sets July 16/17 for Brexit customs, trade laws parliament debate

British lawmakers will debate the government's proposed legislation on post-Brexit customs arrangements and trade on July 16 and 17, creating another potential flashpoint ...

Fatal 'one-punch' attacker jailed for 10 years in Australian first

Fatal 'one-punch' attacker jailed for 10 years in Australian first

An Australian man has been jailed for more than 10 years for fatally punching another man while intoxicated outside a birthday party in Sydney's west.

Termination of contract without notice

Termination of contract without notice

What are the legal rights of the employer in terminating a contract without any justifiable reasons?

Video trials, revised soccer laws approved by FIFA

Video trials, revised soccer laws approved by FIFA

Soccer's law-makers gave the green light on Saturday to the use of video technology to aid referees in live matches starting no later than the 2017-18 season.

EU laws designed to deter refugees

EU laws designed to deter refugees

Some of the laws are a response to clearly overwhelmed reception and asylum systems, others appear to be more pre-emptive, while some can only be described as punitive and draconian