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US Supreme Court ends fight over Obama-era net neutrality rules

US Supreme Court ends fight over Obama-era net neutrality rules

The legal fight over a 2016 lower court ruling upholding Obama-era net neutrality regulations aimed at ensuring a free and open internet - rules that have since been repealed by President Donald Trump's administration ...

Iraqi Supreme Court ratifies May election results

Iraqi Supreme Court ratifies May election results

Iraq's Supreme Court has ratified the results of the May 12 parliamentary election, setting in motion a 90-day constitutional deadline for the winning parties to form a government.

Court upholds death sentences over 2012 Delhi gang rape

Court upholds death sentences over 2012 Delhi gang rape

The case triggered angry protests by thousands of people as well as soul-searching about the country's treatment of women.

Pakistani court bans another Sharif loyalist from politics

Pakistani court bans another Sharif loyalist from politics

Pakistan's top court on Thursday banned another loyalist of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif from politics for five years, in a decision that raised questions about the credibility of national elections next month.

US Supreme Court backs Trump on travel ban

US Supreme Court backs Trump on travel ban

The 5-4 ruling, with the court's five conservatives in the majority, ends for now a fierce fight in the courts over whether the policy amounted to an unlawful Muslim ban.

Pakistan's former FM Asif allowed to contest election

Pakistan's former FM Asif allowed to contest election

Khawaja Asif, a staunch ally of ousted prime minister and PML-N founder Nawaz Sharif, was disqualified from parliament by a lower court in April.

BJP pulls out of test to govern Karnataka state

BJP pulls out of test to govern Karnataka state

The move could now allow an alliance of the main opposition Congress and a regional party to form the government in the state.

Supreme Court intervenes in row over Indian state election

Supreme Court intervenes in row over Indian state election

The state elections were being seen as a marker of the popularity of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP as well as the opposition Congress party ahead of general elections next year.

Philippines' Supreme Court expels chief justice

Philippines' Supreme Court expels chief justice

The Supreme Court of the Philippines on Friday expelled its chief justice, Maria Lourdes Sereno, removing a key critic of President Rodrigo Duterte in a vote that activists warned signals ‘the death of democracy’ in the country.

Indian court moves rape, murder trial of girl out of Kashmir

Indian court moves rape, murder trial of girl out of Kashmir

India's Supreme Court on Monday ordered the trial of eight men accused of the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl to be moved to another state after her family and lawyer said they faced death threats.

Naidu rejects opposition bid to impeach India's top judge

Naidu rejects opposition bid to impeach India's top judge

India's vice president on Monday rejected an unprecedented petition by seven opposition parties to impeach the top judge for "misbehaviour", saying that the allegations were "neither tenable nor admissible".

Canadian man pleads guilty to killing 6 in Quebec mosque

Canadian man pleads guilty to killing 6 in Quebec mosque

Alexandre Bissonnette, 28, handcuffed and wearing leg irons as he entered the Quebec City courtroom, had asked on Monday to change his previous plea of not guilty.