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21 People In Turkey Jailed For Life Because Of 1997 ‘Postmodern Coup’

21 People In Turkey Jailed For Life Because Of 1997 ‘Postmodern Coup’

🕔16:46, 13.Apr 2018

Turkey has seen violent coups in 1960 and in 1980. But under Tayyip Erdogan, who survived an attempted putsch in 2016, the political strength of the military has been drastically rolled back.

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Students In Obama-Era DACA Program Now Ineligible For In-State Tuition – Court Says

Students In Obama-Era DACA Program Now Ineligible For In-State Tuition – Court Says

🕔15:40, 11.Apr 2018

The unanimous ruling Monday will affect at least 2,000 students who participate in DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), which began in 2012 and which President Donald Trump has been looking to scrap or change since taking office in 2017.

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Republicans, Democrats Battle in Court For Maryland Redistricting Case

Republicans, Democrats Battle in Court For Maryland Redistricting Case

🕔09:07, 28.Mar 2018

The justices are hearing arguments Wednesday in an appeal filed by Republicans in Maryland. They complain that Democrats who controlled the state government in 2011 drew a congressional district for the express purpose of ousting the Republican incumbent and replacing him with a Democrat.

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Jacob Zuma to Face Court Over Corruption Charges

Jacob Zuma to Face Court Over Corruption Charges

🕔18:13, 16.Mar 2018

“After consideration of the matter there are reasonable prospects of a successful prosecution of Mr Zuma,” said National Director of Public Prosecutions Shaun Abrahams at a media briefing in Pretoria. South African former President Jacob Zuma quits under cloud of scandal.

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Poland Breaches Air Pollution Rules – European Union’s Court Says

Poland Breaches Air Pollution Rules – European Union’s Court Says

🕔14:18, 22.Feb 2018

“Fighting smog is one of the government’s priorities. But we will not be able to do it within a year,” Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki told a conference after the court ruling.

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UK Appeal Court Rules Nigerians Cannot Pursue Shell Spill Claim in Britain

UK Appeal Court Rules Nigerians Cannot Pursue Shell Spill Claim in Britain

🕔14:48, 14.Feb 2018

Shell said the court “rightly upheld” the earlier ruling, and said Nigeria’s “well-developed justice system” was the correct place for the claims. Its subsidiary SPDC has also denied responsibility for the spills, which it says were due to sabotage and illegal refining.

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US Supreme Court Allows Revamp of Pennsylvania Electoral Map

US Supreme Court Allows Revamp of Pennsylvania Electoral Map Updated

🕔00:00, 6.Feb 2018

Justice Samuel Alito denied an emergency application filed by Republicans to stop the immediate reworking of the electoral district boundaries, preserving a ruling by the state’s top court that they had unlawfully sought partisan advantage over the Democrats in drawing the maps.

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WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange’s Lawyers to London Court: Drop Arrest Warrant

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange’s Lawyers to London Court: Drop Arrest Warrant

🕔12:04, 26.Jan 2018

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s lawyers will ask a London court on Friday to drop the arrest warrant that stems from his breach of bail conditions, as he steps up efforts to leave the Ecuadorean embassy after five and a half years.

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Judge Alsup Blocks Trump Move to End DACA for Immigrants

Judge Alsup Blocks Trump Move to End DACA for Immigrants

🕔09:56, 10.Jan 2018

“DACA gave them a more tolerable set of choices, including joining the mainstream workforce,” Alsup wrote. “Now, absent an injunction, they will slide back to the pre-DACA era and associated hardship.”

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A Court Judgment That May Reshape Nigerian Politics

A Court Judgment That May Reshape Nigerian Politics Updated

🕔19:45, 9.Jan 2018

Often, the disinherited candidates skulk away to a corner to sulk quietly. If they complain loudly or, worse, head to court to seek justice, they are accused of disloyalty and charged with anti-party activities. Dreading the backlash that comes with such stigma, many a Nigerian political aspirant, when defrauded by their political party, remains mum.

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Jacob Zuma Impeachment Takes Center Stage in South Africa

Jacob Zuma Impeachment Takes Center Stage in South Africa

🕔09:50, 30.Dec 2017

South Africa’s Constitutional Court ruled on Friday that parliament had failed to hold President Jacob Zuma to account over a scandal related to state-funded upgrades to his home, and must launch proceedings that could remove him from office.

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