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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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INDIA: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh To Impact Education Policy

INDIA: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh To Impact Education Policy

“The new education policy should be nationalist in its character,” Mukul Kanitkar, organising secretary of the BSM, said.

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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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AUSTRALIA: Voters Back Malcolm Turnbull’s Plebiscite Policy

AUSTRALIA: Voters Back Malcolm Turnbull’s Plebiscite Policy

Fairfax-Ipsos poll of 1377 voters found overwhelming support for the landmark social reform.

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CANADA: Marine Le Pen Slams Trudeau Immigration Policy

CANADA: Marine Le Pen Slams Trudeau Immigration Policy

“There is a very big danger” in wanting to keep radicalised individuals on one’s soil and only “false humanists” think otherwise, Le Pen said.

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CANADA: After Paris Terror Attack, Trudeau Faces Tough Foreign Policy Debut As G20 Focuses On Security

CANADA: After Paris Terror Attack, Trudeau Faces Tough Foreign Policy Debut As G20 Focuses On Security

Trudeau’s first formal bilateral meeting takes place at the G20 summit on Sunday.

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AUSTRALIA: Tony Abbott Says Europe’s Border Policy ‘Catastrophic Error’

AUSTRALIA: Tony Abbott Says Europe’s Border Policy ‘Catastrophic Error’

Europe should shut up shop and close its doors to migrants from the Middle East, according to Tony Abbott.

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USA: Invasion And Occupation Foreign Policy Wrong For United States

USA: Invasion And Occupation Foreign Policy Wrong For United States

In an age of nationalism and socially mobilised populations, foreign occupation policy as Eisenhower wisely concluded in 1950s is bound to breed resentment.

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USA: U.S. Foreign Policy In A Changing World

USA: U.S. Foreign Policy In A Changing World

John Kerry: “Our strategy must also lay the groundwork for solutions that will strengthen the community of nations for decades to come.”

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