Pak supreme court hands former PM Sharif lifetime ban

Pak supreme court hands former PM Sharif lifetime ban

Pakistan's supreme court Friday banned former prime minister Nawaz Sharif from participating in elections for life, as his embattled ruling party prepares for nationwide polls due later this year.

Russia's top court upholds election ban on opposition leader

Russia's top court upholds election ban on opposition leader

Russia's top court on Saturday rejected an appeal by opposition leader Alexei Navalny against a decision to bar him from running in the country's 2018 presidential election.