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By admin On Sunday, January 24th, 2021
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Turkish appeals court overturns acquittals in Gezi trial

Turkish appeals court overturns acquittals in Gezi trial Court documents say some evidence not included in reasoning for surprise original verdicts over 2013 protests MEE and agencies Sat, 01/23/2021 More...

By admin On Saturday, January 23rd, 2021
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German right-wing AfD party goes to court ahead of reported designation as ‘suspected’ extremist group

Germany’s right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) party has filed two lawsuits against the nation’s domestic security service that is reportedly about to designate it a “suspected” extremist group ahead More...

By admin On Saturday, January 23rd, 2021
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‘Catastrophically wrong’: German court declares regional lockdown UNCONSTITUTIONAL in ‘politically explosive’ decision

A German district court has declared a strict lockdown imposed by the government of the central state of Thuringia last spring unconstitutional, as it acquitted a person accused of violating it. A trivial case about More...

By admin On Friday, January 22nd, 2021
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Trump’s political life has ended, but the nuclear deal is still alive: Rouhani says ‘ball in US court’ over JCPOA

Iran’s president has reiterated his country’s willingness to return to the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal, but says it’s up to the incoming Biden administration to make the necessary concessions. Speaking More...

By admin On Thursday, January 21st, 2021
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Refusal to retry Turkish MP triggers second ruling by high court

Refusal to retry Turkish MP triggers second ruling by high court Lower courts continue to dismiss the rulings of higher courts in politically sensitive cases, such as the imprisonment of former MP More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 19th, 2021
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Prost! Bavarian court overturns statewide open-air alcohol ban imposed under Covid-19 curbs

Covid-19 is no reason to deny oneself a jug of beer or glass of wine in the great outdoors, a Bavarian court has ruled, overturning a statewide ban on open-air consumption of alcohol introduced to limit the spread More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 19th, 2021
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‘Abnormal situation’: Japan’s FM critical after Seoul court orders payouts for 12 comfort women

Japan’s foreign minister says a ruling by the South Korean court ordering compensation for women kept in its World War II military brothels creates an ‘unthinkable situation’ in a simmering row between the More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 19th, 2021
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Saudi court reduces sentence for US doctor ahead of Biden presidency

Saudi court reduces sentence for US doctor ahead of Biden presidency Walid al-Fitaihi, who was sentenced to six years last month, will no longer serve time in prison due to time served MEE staff More...

By admin On Monday, January 18th, 2021
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Saudi court reduces sentence for US doctor ahead of Biden inauguration

Saudi court reduces sentence for US doctor ahead of Biden inauguration Walid al-Fitaihi, who was sentenced to six years last month, will no longer serve time in prison due to time served MEE More...

By admin On Friday, January 15th, 2021
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UK Supreme Court dismisses appeal by insurers, opening up 370,000 businesses to Covid-19 payouts

The UK Supreme Court has ruled in favour of hundreds of thousands of firms who filed for insurance payouts to cover losses they incurred during the first Covid-19 national lockdown. The court’s decision could More...