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NIGERIA: Illegality Of The Injunction Obtained By Akwa Ibom Government Against EFCC, ICPC And Others

NIGERIA: Illegality Of The Injunction Obtained By Akwa Ibom Government Against EFCC, ICPC And Others

It is apparent that the ex-parte order(s) made by Justice Ntong is illegal, null and void and of no effect whatsoever.

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INDIA: Court Defers Rahul Gandhi Defamation Case Hearing To August 23

INDIA: Court Defers Rahul Gandhi Defamation Case Hearing To August 23

Rahul Gandhi: “RSS people killed Gandhiji and today their people (BJP) talk of him… They opposed Sardar Patel and Gandhiji.”

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PAKISTAN: Petition Filed Against Narendra Modi For Genocide Of Kashmiris

PAKISTAN: Petition Filed Against Narendra Modi For Genocide Of Kashmiris

Petitioner-lawyer Rana Abdul Hameed submitted that since July 9 Indian forces had shot dead at least 45 people in Indian-held Kashmir (IHK).

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PHILIPPINE: Gloria Arroyo To Aquino: Respect Supreme Court Ruling

PHILIPPINE: Gloria Arroyo To Aquino: Respect Supreme Court Ruling

Gloria Macapagal Arroyo supporters viewed the dismissal of the case as vindication that the case was politically motivated.

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ANGOLA: Parliament Approves Amnesty Bill By 142 Votes In Favour

ANGOLA: Parliament Approves Amnesty Bill By 142 Votes In Favour

It provides pardon to detainees and convicts sentenced until 11 November 2015, who will benefit from this measure until next August.

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PAKISTAN: Court Orders To Seize Pervez Musharraf’s Bank Accounts

PAKISTAN: Court Orders To Seize Pervez Musharraf’s Bank Accounts

Justice Mian Mazhar Alam heard the high treason case against the former president and army chief for imposition of emergency in 2007 on November 3.

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PHILIPPINE: Gloria Macapagal Arroyo Wins Supreme Court Verdict

PHILIPPINE: Gloria Macapagal Arroyo Wins Supreme Court Verdict

Philippine Supreme Court clears ex-President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo of plunder charge, orders her release from years of detention.

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GHANA: Zanetor Agyeman Rawlings Wins Court Verdict

GHANA: Zanetor Agyeman Rawlings Wins Court Verdict

Supreme Court has cleared the Klottey Korle National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary nominee, Dr. Zanetor Agyeman Rawlings, to contest the seat.

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GHANA: Supreme Court Says Zanetor Rawlings Did Nothing Wrong

GHANA: Supreme Court Says Zanetor Rawlings Did Nothing Wrong

By 4-1 decision, the judges ruled Dr Rawlings did nothing wrong in contesting for Korle Klottey Parliamentary seat even though she was not registered voter.

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BAHRAIN: Sheikh Isa Qassim Charged With Corruption

BAHRAIN: Sheikh Isa Qassim Charged With Corruption

“No one is above the law,” the senior government source said. “We will ask him to come to court and he will be arrested if he does not show up.”

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NIGERIA: My Traumatic, Depressing 67 Days In Detention – Femi Fani-Kayode

NIGERIA: My Traumatic, Depressing 67 Days In Detention – Femi Fani-Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode: “It was quite an ordeal. It was an ordeal. But I thank God that I am free.”

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TURKEY: 188 Arrest Warrants Issued For Members Of Supreme Courts

TURKEY: 188 Arrest Warrants Issued For Members Of Supreme Courts

Earlier on Saturday, Turkish authorities relieved 2,745 judges of duty.

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NIGERIA: EFCC Seizes Shalewa Obanikoro’s Passport

NIGERIA: EFCC Seizes Shalewa Obanikoro’s Passport

EFCC probed Shalewa Obanikoro, the daughter of a former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, over a transaction of N800m she allegedly made.

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CHINA: Beijing Responds Over South China Sea Court Verdict (Full Text Statement)

CHINA: Beijing Responds Over South China Sea Court Verdict (Full Text Statement)

China opposes and will never accept any claim or action based on those awards.

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NIGERIA: Fani-Kayode Meets Bail Condition, EFCC Delaying His Bail

NIGERIA: Fani-Kayode Meets Bail Condition, EFCC Delaying His Bail

“Femi Fani-Kayode has met all conditions for his bail and the relevant documents have been duly filed and submitted at the Federal High Court in Lagos.

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CHINA: South China Sea: Beijing Declares Court Verdict Null And Void

CHINA: South China Sea: Beijing Declares Court Verdict Null And Void

The Chinese government swiftly rejected the tribunal’s ruling, saying Beijing does not accept the jurisdiction of the panel.

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CHINA: Court Issues Beijing Devastating Legal Blow Over South China Sea

CHINA: Court Issues Beijing Devastating Legal Blow Over South China Sea

The ruling also said China had caused permanent harm to the coral reef ecosystem in the Spratlys, charges China has always rejected.

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USA: Rep. Corrine Brown Charged With Multiple Fraud

USA: Rep. Corrine Brown Charged With Multiple Fraud

“Corruption erodes the public’s trust in our entire system of representative government,” Assistant U.S. Attorney General Leslie Caldwell, chief of the Justice Department’s criminal division, said.

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RWANDA: Ignace Murwanashyaka Sentenced 13 Years By German Court For Abetting War Crimes

RWANDA: Ignace Murwanashyaka Sentenced 13 Years By German Court For Abetting War Crimes

Rwandan Justice Minister Johnston Bussingye cautiously welcomed Monday’s sentences. “It is a good step but it is a very small step.

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