Sudan is finalising a deal with the United States to compensate the victims of the 1998 US Embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania, Foreign Minister Asmaa Abdallah said on Tuesday. The twin blasts took place in August 1998 when a truck bomb hit the US consulate in downtown Nairobi, followed[…]
Israel’s supreme court ordered late on Thursday a pause on the demolition of the Palestinian Bedouin town of Khan al-Ahmar in the occupied West Bank, Israeli media outlets reported. Israel has faced mounting international condemnation as its security forces continued preparations to demolish the town. On Wednesday morning, Israeli soldiers[…]
President Donald Trump’s administration goes before the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to defend the legality of his travel ban targeting people from several Muslim-majority countries, one of the most contentious actions of his presidency. Trump’s travel ban – the third version of a policy he first sought to implement[…]
Liberia’s Supreme Court has ordered the elections body to investigate fraud allegations brought by a losing aspirant in the October 10, 2017 presidential elections, local news portals have reported. The court on Monday ruled that Tuesday’s run-off vote will not hold until the National Elections Commission (NEC) completes its investigations.[…]
Kenyan police sealed off the Supreme Court building in the capital on Wednesday as judges prepared to hear a petition to delay this week’s presidential election, a re-run of an August vote that was nullified by the same court. Streets around the court in downtown Nairobi were blocked by police[…]
The US government will allow people barred from entering the country in the early days of President Donald Trump’s travel ban to reapply for visas following a legal settlement with campaigners. Under the terms of the agreement, announced on Thursday, the government must contact all individuals who had been turned[…]
India’s Supreme Court on Tuesday blocked the use of a Muslim divorce law until the government frames new legislation, a partial victory for Muslim women who had long argued that the rule violated their right to equality. Three out of the five judges on the constitution bench ruled against the[…]
Pakistan’s Supreme Court has ruled to disqualify Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from his position as leader of the country’s government. Friday’s landmark ruling comes after months of hearings in a case instigated by the “Panama Papers” leaks, related to alleged corruption during his previous two terms in office. A five-member[…]
A police helicopter has dropped grenades on Venezuela’s Supreme Court building and fired shots at the interior ministry in what President Nicolas Maduro called a “terror attack” against his government. Information minister Ernesto Villegas said the stolen helicopter first fired 15 shots on the ministry in Caracas, the capital, as[…]
The US administration has asked the Supreme Court to revive its controversial ban on travellers from six Muslim-majority countries, despite repeated setbacks in the lower courts that found it was discriminatory. President Donald Trump issued an executive order on March 6, barring people from Libya, Iran, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and[…]
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