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Trump pays $2 mn in damages to charities after court ruling

Trump pays $2 mn in damages to charities after court ruling

Donald Trump on Tuesday paid $2 million in damages as part of a settlement over use of his former charity to further his political and business interests -- the latest item on the US president's list of legal woes.

Peaceful Hong Kong march marred by fire outside court, police say

Peaceful Hong Kong march marred by fire outside court, police say

Hong Kong protesters set fire outside court buildings, threw petrol bombs and spray-painted graffiti on government buildings, marring what was otherwise a ‘generally peaceful’ march at the weekend ...

Malaysian court tells former PM Najib to defend himself in 1MDB linked case

Malaysian court tells former PM Najib to defend himself in 1MDB linked case

Malaysia's Former Prime Minister Najib Razak will have to defend himself against allegations of abuse of power and money laundering in the misappropriation of RM42 million ...

Australia's 'backpacker tax' illegaly targets foreigners, court rules

Australia's 'backpacker tax' illegaly targets foreigners, court rules

Australia's ‘backpacker tax’ illegally targeted some foreign workers, a court ruled Wednesday, leaving people who spent time in the country on holiday working visas in line for tax rebates.

Russia jails two men for six years over 'mass riots'

Russia jails two men for six years over 'mass riots'

A Russian court on Friday sentenced two men to more than six years in a strict-regime penal colony for trying to organise ‘mass riots’ after they held protest signs outside a local government building.

Sri Lankan court dismisses challenge to presidential candidate Rajapaksa's citizenship

Sri Lankan court dismisses challenge to presidential candidate Rajapaksa's citizenship

A Sri Lankan court on Friday dismissed a legal challenge to presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa's Sri Lankan citizenship, removing a major barrier he faced in contesting the Nov. 16 poll.

Court orders French #MeToo founder to pay damages for defamation

Court orders French #MeToo founder to pay damages for defamation

A Paris court on Wednesday ordered the woman behind France's answer to the #MeToo campaign to pay thousands of euros in damages for defaming the man she had accused in a viral Twitter post of sexual harassment.

British lawmakers willing to go to court to enforce Brexit delay: BBC

British lawmakers willing to go to court to enforce Brexit delay: BBC

British lawmakers, including Conservatives expelled this week from the party, are preparing legal action in case Prime Minister Boris Johnson refuses to seek a delay to Brexit, the BBC reported on Saturday.

Russia blogger sentenced to 5 years for 'extremist' tweet

Russia blogger sentenced to 5 years for 'extremist' tweet

A Russian court on Tuesday sentenced a blogger to five years in a penal colony for a tweet calling for attacks on the children of police, a ruling his lawyer said was unprecedented.

India's top court to hear legal challenges on Kashmir in October

India's top court to hear legal challenges on Kashmir in October

India’s Supreme Court said on Wednesday it will hear challenges in October to a government order revoking the autonomy of contested Kashmir ...

Hong Kong protesters appear in court to face ‘riot’ charge

Hong Kong protesters appear in court to face ‘riot’ charge

More than 40 people appeared in a Hong Kong court on Wednesday charged with rioting for their role in a recent protest that turned violent when thousands of activists clashed with police ...

Indian court orders release of journalist arrested over social media

Indian court orders release of journalist arrested over social media

India's Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the immediate release on bail of a journalist arrested at the weekend and remanded to 11 days' judicial custody over social media posts allegedly defaming a local politician.