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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.

Philippine court rejects government petition to arrest Duterte critic

Philippine court rejects government petition to arrest Duterte critic

A Philippine court has rejected a government petition to order the arrest of an opposition senator and key critic of President Rodrigo Duterte for leading a failed mutiny in 2003 ...

Court orders diesel ban on major Berlin roads

Court orders diesel ban on major Berlin roads

Diesel drivers in Berlin faced the prospect of bans from major arterial roads as a court Tuesday ordered the German capital must follow in the footsteps of Hamburg, Frankfurt and Stuttgart with exclusion zones.

Hungary, Poland challenge tighter EU labour rules in court

Hungary, Poland challenge tighter EU labour rules in court

Hungary and Poland said on Thursday they have gone to the European Court of Justice to challenge tighter European Union rules on the employment of workers from low-pay EU states.

EU takes Poland to court over judicial independence

EU takes Poland to court over judicial independence

The European Union referred Poland to its top court on Monday for an alleged breach of the independence of its supreme court, the latest showdown between Brussels and populist member state governments.