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Hundreds of black-clad activists chant ‘Liberate Hong Kong’ outside High Court

Hundreds of black-clad activists chant ‘Liberate Hong Kong’ outside High Court

Hundreds of black clad pro-democracy demonstrators outside Hong Kong's High Court on Wednesday chanted ‘Liberate Hong Kong, revolution of our times’, as a leading activist appeared to appeal a six-year jail sentence ...

Heathrow expansion clears latest hurdle as High Court rejects legal challenge

Heathrow expansion clears latest hurdle as High Court rejects legal challenge

The expansion of London's Heathrow Airport inched closer on Wednesday when a High Court judge rejected legal challenges from environmental campaigners opposed to the building of a third runway.

Philippine high court hears arguments to remove Duterte 'enemy' Sereno

Philippine high court hears arguments to remove Duterte 'enemy' Sereno

The Philippine Supreme Court began hearing arguments on Tuesday on a government bid to invalidate the appointment of the court's top judge, whom President Rodrigo Duterte is calling an ‘enemy’ ...

South African court blasts Zuma over graft inquiry report

South African court blasts Zuma over graft inquiry report

The High Court in the capital Pretoria ordered Jacob Zuma to appoint within 30 days a judicial inquiry into the allegations that have hung over him and his associates.

London court rejects bid to halt UK arms sales to Saudi

London court rejects bid to halt UK arms sales to Saudi

London's High Court rejected a claim by campaigners that Britain's multi-billion-pound arms sales to Saudi Arabia should be halted because they were being used in Yemen in violation of international humanitarian law.

Bangladesh upholds death penalties in blogger murder

Bangladesh upholds death penalties in blogger murder

Bangladesh's High Court on Sunday upheld death sentences handed out to two Islamists for the murder of a secularist blogger in 2013, an official said.

Court bans Valentine's Day celebrations in Pakistan

Court bans Valentine's Day celebrations in Pakistan

A Pakistani court on Monday issued a ruling against observing Valentine's Day in public places across the country.

UK prison officers walk out over rising jail violence

UK prison officers walk out over rising jail violence

Thousands of prison officers walked out on Tuesday in protest at rising levels of violence in jails, prompting the government to seek a court injunction to force them back to work.

Pippa Middleton wins court ban after royal photo 'hack'

Pippa Middleton wins court ban after royal photo 'hack'

A British High Court judge on Wednesday granted an order barring the publication of photographs allegedly stolen from the online account of Pippa Middleton, Prince William's sister-in-law.

Pakistani court denies bail in UK woman's 'honour killing'

Pakistani court denies bail in UK woman's 'honour killing'

A Pakistani court on Saturday denied bail to the father of a British woman believed to have been the victim of an "honour killing." Samia Shahid, a dual national, was murdered in July during a visit to her family village.

Indian court allows women to enter key Muslim shrine

Indian court allows women to enter key Muslim shrine

An Indian court on Friday overturned a ban on women entering the inner sanctum of Mumbai's Haji Ali mosque, marking another victory for women fighting gender discrimination at places of worship in India.

Pakistani court halts Lahore metro work near monuments

Pakistani court halts Lahore metro work near monuments

A Pakistani court on Friday banned construction of the country's first rapid mass transit system within 200 feet (61 metres) of historic buildings in the city of Lahore, in a victory for heritage campaigners.