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Congo opposition calls for protests as top court rejects vote challenge

Congo opposition calls for protests as top court rejects vote challenge

Congo's top court confirmed Felix Tshisekedi's contested presidential election win on Sunday, drawing a rebuke from the second-placed candidate who declared himself leader and called for demonstrations.

'Yellow vest' anger as French boxer who hit police denied bail

'Yellow vest' anger as French boxer who hit police denied bail

Supporters of the French boxer filmed punching police officers during a ‘yellow vest’ protest reacted angrily Thursday after he was denied bail at a court hearing where he expressed regret for his outburst.

Court orders bail for Nissan executive linked to Ghosn case

Court orders bail for Nissan executive linked to Ghosn case

A Tokyo court on Tuesday granted bail for a Nissan executive accused of a key role in the financial misconduct case involving auto tycoon Carlos Ghosn, who remains in detention.

Russian whistleblower died of natural causes in UK: inquest

Russian whistleblower died of natural causes in UK: inquest

A Russian millionaire who died suddenly in England after helping to expose an alleged Russian money laundering scheme died of natural causes, a long-running inquest concluded Wednesday.

Britain can unilaterally end Brexit process, says top EU court lawyer

Britain can unilaterally end Brexit process, says top EU court lawyer

EU countries can unilaterally end the divorce process from the bloc, the legal advisor to its top court said Tuesday in a closely watched case launched by anti-Brexit politicians in Britain.

Sri Lanka court denies Rajapakse authority to act as PM

Sri Lanka court denies Rajapakse authority to act as PM

A Sri Lanka court on Monday suspended Mahinda Rajapakse's powers as prime minister and ruled that his cabinet could not function until its legitimacy was established.

Sri Lanka parties challenge president in court

Sri Lanka parties challenge president in court

Sri Lanka's main parties on Monday challenged in the highest court the president's sacking of parliament, a move which has escalated a political crisis and deepened international alarm.

German court orders diesel bans in Cologne, Bonn

German court orders diesel bans in Cologne, Bonn

A German court Thursday ordered Cologne and Bonn to join a slew of cities in banning older diesels from its roads to combat air pollution, as the government struggled to reach a deal with carmakers ...

Drug dealer gets 10 year jail term, fine

Drug dealer gets 10 year jail term, fine

The Criminal Court has sentenced an Arab expatriate man to 10 years in jail and a fine of QR200,000 for drug dealing, local Arabic daily Arrayah has reported.

India's top court gives govt 10 days to reveal details of military jet deal

India's top court gives govt 10 days to reveal details of military jet deal

India's top court on Wednesday gave the government 10 days to disclose the details of an $8.7-billion military jet deal with France's Dassault Aviation to former ministers ...

Pakistan overturns Christian woman's blasphemy death sentence

Pakistan overturns Christian woman's blasphemy death sentence

Pakistan's Supreme Court Wednesday overturned the conviction of Asia Bibi, a Christian mother facing execution for blasphemy, in a landmark case which has incited deadly violence and reached as far as the Vatican.

Top S Korea court orders Japanese firm to pay for forced labour

Top S Korea court orders Japanese firm to pay for forced labour

South Korea's top court on Tuesday ordered a Japanese steel giant to pay compensation over forced wartime labour, a decision likely to further strain ties between the two neighbours.