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AllAfrica.com
Lawyer Takes Mugabe to High Court Over Age and Health, Wants Veteran Leader Compelled to Step DownA UK-BASED based Zimbabwean lawyer and MDC member Tinomudaishe Chinyoka, 43, ha
Lawyer Takes Mugabe to High Court Over Age and Health, Wants Veteran Leader Compelled to Step Down
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
A UK-BASED based Zimbabwean lawyer and MDC member Tinomudaishe Chinyoka, 43, has taken President Robert Mugabe to court demanding he steps down due to old age and poor health. In a court challenge filed with the Harare High Court Friday, Chinyoka... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Swiss arrest Gambian suspected of killing au pairGeneva - Swiss authorities said on Friday they have arrested a Gambian man susp
Swiss arrest Gambian suspected of killing au pair
News 24 South Africa / Posted 17 hours ago
Geneva - Swiss authorities said on Friday they have arrested a Gambian man suspected of murdering a 25-year-old American woman working as an au pair in Vienna. The Swiss justice ministry told AFP the Gambian man had been arrested at a centre for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Landmark Step for Detainee RightsTunisia's Parliament made a significant breakthrough for human rights by approv
Landmark Step for Detainee Rights
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Tunisia's Parliament made a significant breakthrough for human rights by approving proposed changes in detainee rights. Provisions to grant suspects the right to a lawyer from the onset of detention, and to shorten the maximum pre-charge detention... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Mugabe’s health, age taken to High CourtA UK-BASED based Zimbabwean lawyer and MDC member Tinomudaishe Chinyoka, 43, ha
Mugabe’s health, age taken to High Court
New Zimbabwe / Posted yesterday
A UK-BASED based Zimbabwean lawyer and MDC member Tinomudaishe Chinyoka, 43, has taken President Robert Mugabe to court demanding he steps down due to old age and poor health. In a court challenge filed with the Harare High Court Friday, Chinyoka... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Fight for freedomControversial statements made by Justice Minister Ahmed Al-Zend are being viewe
Fight for freedom
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted yesterday
Controversial statements made by Justice Minister Ahmed Al-Zend are being viewed by some observers as revealing government intentions to obstruct a unified draft law for the press and media. The bill was drafted by journalists in September last year.... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Russia green groups forced to close over 'foreign agents' tagMOSCOW: Two Russian environmental groups have closed, activists said on Friday
Russia green groups forced to close over 'foreign agents' tag
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
MOSCOW: Two Russian environmental groups have closed, activists said on Friday (Feb 5), blaming a 2012 law requiring them to register as "foreign agents" for making it impossible to operate. "It's impossible to work, it's simpler to just close the... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
US government jet lay in wait for Snowden in CopenhagenA US government jet was lying in wait in Copenhagen to extradite the whistleblo
US government jet lay in wait for Snowden in Copenhagen
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
A US government jet was lying in wait in Copenhagen to extradite the whistleblower Edward Snowden if he had come to Scandinavia after fleeing to Moscow in June 2013, the Danish government has revealed. The twin-engined Gulfstream aircraft, which had... Read more
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Salon.com
French activists denounce abuse of authority after attacksPARIS (AP) — French police have rounded up hundreds of suspects and searched mo
French activists denounce abuse of authority after attacks
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
PARIS (AP) — French police have rounded up hundreds of suspects and searched more than 3,000 homes under a state of emergency since the November extremist attacks on Paris — but much of the action involves drug cases or similar crime, not... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nocal - the Common Denominator"The chickens, it would seem, are coming home to roost and with what vengeance!
Nocal - the Common Denominator
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
"The chickens, it would seem, are coming home to roost and with what vengeance!" Harry Greaves wrote in the June 23, 2015 edition of his weekly column, Let's Lecture. Published every Wednesday in the Daily Observer, Greaves' column took the Sirleaf... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
French activists denounce abuse of authority after attacksPARIS (AP) � French police have rounded up hundreds of suspects and searched mo
French activists denounce abuse of authority after attacks
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
PARIS (AP) � French police have rounded up hundreds of suspects and searched more than 3,000 homes under a state of emergency since the November extremist attacks on Paris � but much of the action involves drug cases or similar crime, not... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Red-Flag Over Legal Aid PolicyLiberia's Human Rights Commission Chairperson Gladys Johnson says para-legals m
Red-Flag Over Legal Aid Policy
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Liberia's Human Rights Commission Chairperson Gladys Johnson says para-legals might go throughout Liberia acting like lawyers and "mess up cases," if policy-makers are not careful in clearly defining what they are to do. "... And when they do that,... Read more
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The Local
Sami minority wins symbolic court victory over SwedenSami reindeer racing at a market in Jokkmokk. Photo: Fredrik Sandberg/SCANPIX
Sami minority wins symbolic court victory over Sweden
The Local / Posted yesterday
Sami reindeer racing at a market in Jokkmokk. Photo: Fredrik Sandberg/SCANPIX AFP/The Local · 3 Feb 2016, 17:53 Published: 03 Feb 2016 17:53 GMT+01:00 Sweden's indigenous Sami community scored... Read more
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Times of Malta
Magistrates’ nomination a double gaffe, says deanThe controversial nomination of two new magistrates was a “double constitutiona
Magistrates’ nomination a double gaffe, says dean
Times of Malta / Posted yesterday
The controversial nomination of two new magistrates was a “double constitutional gaffe”, according to the dean of the Faculty of Laws. Leading constitutional expert Kevin Aquilina also believes the matter did not need to be referred to the... Read more
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DW
German judges slap TTIP down | Germany | DW.COM | The German Magistrates Association (DRB) has delivered a slap in the face to th
German judges slap TTIP down | Germany | DW.COM |
DW / Posted 2 days ago
The German Magistrates Association (DRB) has delivered a slap in the face to the European Union, by coming out against one of the key planks of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) - the special courts allowing investors and... Read more
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The Economic Times
Caste war at IIMC: Both sides play victim - The Economic TimesNEW DELHI: Despite the Centre ordering a probe into it, the caste war in Indian
Caste war at IIMC: Both sides play victim - The Economic Times
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
NEW DELHI: Despite the Centre ordering a probe into it, the caste war in Indian Institute of Mass Communication seems to be deepening with both sections of students on Thursday listing out instances of being harassed by the other group before IIMC... Read more
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Swissinfo
Reform on intelligence law to go forwardIt is only permitted to use a hyperlink to specific SWI swissinfo.ch content on
Reform on intelligence law to go forward
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
It is only permitted to use a hyperlink to specific SWI swissinfo.ch content on the website of the party requesting the content or the website of a third party. The framing of content from SWI swissinfo.ch is only allowed if it is unchanged, without... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Israel charges cop for exposing Jewish woman in Palestinians’ carAFP | An Israeli soldier checks the vehicles of Palestinians on their way out o
Israel charges cop for exposing Jewish woman in Palestinians’ car
The Borneo Post / Posted 2 days ago
AFP | An Israeli soldier checks the vehicles of Palestinians on their way out of the West Bank village of Ein Sinya, northern Ramallah on February 1, 2016 JERUSALEM: Israel said Thursday it has charged a policeman with sending details of a Jewish... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Dutch police issued fewer traffic fines last yearThe police handed out almost eight million traffic fines last year, down over 3
Dutch police issued fewer traffic fines last year
DutchNews.nl / Posted 2 days ago
The police handed out almost eight million traffic fines last year, down over 300,000 on 2014, according to new justice ministry figures. The figures cover a wide range of traffic offences, from speeding to cycling without lights. The drop is... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Sweden Considers Medical Tests To Vet Age Of Young RefugeesSWEDEN SHOCKED BY ASSAULTS The issue of refugee minors is especially sensitive
Sweden Considers Medical Tests To Vet Age Of Young Refugees
The Huffington Post / Posted 2 days ago
SWEDEN SHOCKED BY ASSAULTS The issue of refugee minors is especially sensitive in Sweden. Reports of assaults in overcrowded minors' centers - including a 22-year-old female Swedish employee of one center who was stabbed to death last week - have... Read more
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The Local
Sami minority wins symbolic court victory over SwedenSami reindeer racing at a market in Jokkmokk. Photo: Fredrik Sandberg/SCANPIX
Sami minority wins symbolic court victory over Sweden
The Local / Posted 2 days ago
Sami reindeer racing at a market in Jokkmokk. Photo: Fredrik Sandberg/SCANPIX AFP/The Local · 3 Feb 2016, 17:53 Published: 03 Feb 2016 17:53 GMT+01:00 Sweden's indigenous Sami community scored... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
DSI: Rong Kluea market hub of fake productsSoldiers inspect the scene of the riot at Rong Kluea market on Wednesday after
DSI: Rong Kluea market hub of fake products
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
Soldiers inspect the scene of the riot at Rong Kluea market on Wednesday after rescuing Department of Special Investigation officials from angry Cambodian vendors, alongside an overturned DSI vehicle. (Photo by Sawat Ketngam) Related Stories The... Read more
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The Hindu
IIMC student’s Facebook post against Dalits stirs disquietThe post comes in the wake of the suicide of research scholar Rohith Vemula and
IIMC student’s Facebook post against Dalits stirs disquiet
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
The post comes in the wake of the suicide of research scholar Rohith Vemula and subsequent unrest in the University of Hyderabad. A Facebook post by a student of the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) here targeting Dalits has led to... Read more
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WA Today
Sweden asks 'When is a child not a child?'Migrant children from Syria sleep outside the Swedish Migration Board, in Marst
Sweden asks 'When is a child not a child?'
WA Today / Posted 2 days ago
Migrant children from Syria sleep outside the Swedish Migration Board, in Marsta, Sweden, last month. Photo: AP Stockholm: Under huge strain from an influx of unaccompanied children seeking asylum, the Swedish government faces political pressure to... Read more
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Canberra Times
Sweden asks 'When is a child not a child?'Migrant children from Syria sleep outside the Swedish Migration Board, in Marst
Sweden asks 'When is a child not a child?'
Canberra Times / Posted 3 days ago
Migrant children from Syria sleep outside the Swedish Migration Board, in Marsta, Sweden, last month. Photo: AP Stockholm: Under huge strain from an influx of unaccompanied children seeking asylum, the Swedish government faces political pressure to... Read more
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The Age
Sweden asks 'When is a child not a child?'Migrant children from Syria sleep outside the Swedish Migration Board, in Marst
Sweden asks 'When is a child not a child?'
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
Migrant children from Syria sleep outside the Swedish Migration Board, in Marsta, Sweden, last month. Photo: AP Stockholm: Under huge strain from an influx of unaccompanied children seeking asylum, the Swedish government faces political pressure to... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Sweden asks 'When is a child not a child?'Migrant children from Syria sleep outside the Swedish Migration Board, in Marst
Sweden asks 'When is a child not a child?'
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Migrant children from Syria sleep outside the Swedish Migration Board, in Marsta, Sweden, last month. Photo: AP Stockholm: Under huge strain from an influx of unaccompanied children seeking asylum, the Swedish government faces political pressure to... Read more
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Swissinfo
$104 Million UBS Informant Urges Swiss to Back Whistleblower Law(Bloomberg) -- Bradley Birkenfeld, the banker awarded $104 million by the U.S.
$104 Million UBS Informant Urges Swiss to Back Whistleblower Law
Swissinfo / Posted 3 days ago
(Bloomberg) -- Bradley Birkenfeld, the banker awarded $104 million by the U.S. for revealing how he helped UBS Group AG hide assets for rich Americans, has a message for Swiss lawmakers wrangling over the draft of the nation’s first whistleblowing... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Sweden asks 'When is a child not a child?'Migrant children from Syria sleep outside the Swedish Migration Board, in Marst
Sweden asks 'When is a child not a child?'
Brisbane Times / Posted 3 days ago
Migrant children from Syria sleep outside the Swedish Migration Board, in Marsta, Sweden, last month. Photo: AP Stockholm: Under huge strain from an influx of unaccompanied children seeking asylum, the Swedish government faces political pressure to... Read more
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The Hindu
Dalit students complain to Social Justice MinistryIIMC students say they do not want any punitive action except a public apology
Dalit students complain to Social Justice Ministry
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
IIMC students say they do not want any punitive action except a public apology Dalit students of the Indian Institute of Mass Communication here, upset by campus mate, Utkarsh Singh’s offensive Facebook post, demanded a public apology from Mr.... Read more
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The Hindu
IIMC student’s Facebook post against Dalits stirs disquietThe post comes in the wake of the suicide of research scholar Rohith Vemula and
IIMC student’s Facebook post against Dalits stirs disquiet
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
The post comes in the wake of the suicide of research scholar Rohith Vemula and subsequent unrest in the University of Hyderabad. A Facebook post by a student of the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) here targeting Dalits has led to... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Sweden under pressure to vet age of young refugees with medical testsUnder huge strain from an influx of unaccompanied children seeking asylum, the
Sweden under pressure to vet age of young refugees with medical tests
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Under huge strain from an influx of unaccompanied children seeking asylum, the Swedish government faces political pressure to undertake medical tests like X-rays to vet the age of young refugees despite opposition from doctors and lawyers. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'I Have No Authority'Police Director Chris Massaquoi says he lacks authority over some senior office
'I Have No Authority'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Police Director Chris Massaquoi says he lacks authority over some senior officers from the Crime Services Department who are linked to armed robberies. Col. Massaquoi said he cannot take action against the accused policemen because, according to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sannoh Must Go! Time for EJS to Count Her Losses At JusticeRepeated Missteps by Minister of Justice Suggest it is time for Liberian Presid
Sannoh Must Go! Time for EJS to Count Her Losses At Justice
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Repeated Missteps by Minister of Justice Suggest it is time for Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf to let Legal Advisor Go... THE FLOW of information is just as important to Liberia's post-war and post-UNMIL security as the readiness of the... Read more
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Swissinfo
Trying to stem refugee influx, Sweden asks: When is a child not a child?By Alistair Scrutton and Sven Nordenstam STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Under huge stra
Trying to stem refugee influx, Sweden asks: When is a child not a child?
Swissinfo / Posted 3 days ago
By Alistair Scrutton and Sven Nordenstam STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Under huge strain from an influx of unaccompanied children seeking asylum, the Swedish government faces political pressure to undertake medical tests like X-rays to vet the age of young... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Trying to stem refugee influx, Sweden asks: When is a child not a child?STOCKHOLM: Under huge strain from an influx of unaccompanied children seeking a
Trying to stem refugee influx, Sweden asks: When is a child not a child?
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
STOCKHOLM: Under huge strain from an influx of unaccompanied children seeking asylum, the Swedish government faces political pressure to undertake medical tests like X-rays to vet the age of young refugees despite opposition from doctors and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Czech foreign minister expects five found in Lebanon to fly home by ThursdayPRAGUE: Five Czechs found in Lebanon on Monday following their suspected kidnap
Czech foreign minister expects five found in Lebanon to fly home by Thursday
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
PRAGUE: Five Czechs found in Lebanon on Monday following their suspected kidnapping last July may be flown back to Prague on a government plane by Thursday, Czech Foreign Minister Lubomir Zaoralek said on Wednesday. The five went missing when their... Read more
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Daily Mail
Poet sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia has his sentence reducedPoet sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia for abandoning his Muslim faith has his
Poet sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia has his sentence reduced
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Poet sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia for abandoning his Muslim faith has his sentence reduced… but still faces eight years in jail and EIGHT HUNDRED lashes Ashraf Fayadh was initially sentenced to death for abandoning his religion A witness... Read more
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Swissinfo
Saudi court commutes Palestinian poet's death sentence to jail, lashes - lawyerDUBAI (Reuters) - A Saudi court has commuted the death sentence against a Pales
Saudi court commutes Palestinian poet's death sentence to jail, lashes - lawyer
Swissinfo / Posted 3 days ago
DUBAI (Reuters) - A Saudi court has commuted the death sentence against a Palestinian poet on charges of apostasy and abandoning his Muslim faith to eight years in jail and 800 lashes, his lawyer said. Ashraf Fayadh was detained by the country's... Read more
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Times of Malta
Request to read report of Paqpaqli car incident inquiry rejectedAttorney General Peter Grech rejected a request by this news­paper to see the r
Request to read report of Paqpaqli car incident inquiry rejected
Times of Malta / Posted 3 days ago
Attorney General Peter Grech rejected a request by this news­paper to see the report of the magisterial inquiry into the Paqpaqli għall-Istrina car show incident. In a briefing for the press on Saturday, Justice Minister Owen Bonnici listed some... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Saudi court commutes Palestinian poet's death sentence to jail, lashes - lawyerDUBAI: A Saudi court has commuted the death sentence against a Palestinian poet
Saudi court commutes Palestinian poet's death sentence to jail, lashes - lawyer
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
DUBAI: A Saudi court has commuted the death sentence against a Palestinian poet on charges of apostasy and abandoning his Muslim faith to eight years in jail and 800 lashes, his lawyer said. Ashraf Fayadh was detained by the country's religious... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Rachel Notley expands cabinet to include six new ministersAlberta Premier Rachel Notley has expanded her inner circle by almost half, car
Rachel Notley expands cabinet to include six new ministers
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley has expanded her inner circle by almost half, carved up responsibilities and titles and appointed an openly gay cabinet minister. Ricardo Miranda, who represents the constituency of Calgary Cross, now heads Culture and... Read more
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The Hindu
Dalit scholar suicide case: Rohith was not a Dalit, says Social Justice MinisterThere is thus no question of this being a Dalit versus non-Dalit issue, says Ge
Dalit scholar suicide case: Rohith was not a Dalit, says Social Justice Minister
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
There is thus no question of this being a Dalit versus non-Dalit issue, says Gehlot Echoing the stand taken by his Cabinet colleagues, Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Thaawar Chand Gehlot, speaking at a media event in Jaipur on... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russia Cannot Participate in War Crimes Investigation � Justice MinistryRussian is unable to participate in the International Criminal Court's investig
Russia Cannot Participate in War Crimes Investigation � Justice Ministry
The Moscow Times / Posted 4 days ago
Russian is unable to participate in the International Criminal Court's investigation into war crimes committed during the conflict in South Ossetia in 2008, as it has not ratified the Rome Statute, the Justice Ministry said Tuesday, the Interfax news... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Belgium, France agree to boost anti-terror cooperationBelgian Prime Minister Charles Michel, left, speaks with French Prime Minister
Belgium, France agree to boost anti-terror cooperation
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel, left, speaks with French Prime Minister Manuel Valls as they arrive for a meeting to coordinate a response to violent extremism at Chateau Val Duchesse in Brussels on Monday, Feb. 1, 2016. AP Photo BRUSSELS,... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Belgian French terror summit following Paris attacksBrussels - The Belgian and French prime ministers held talks in Brussels on Mon
Belgian French terror summit following Paris attacks
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 days ago
Brussels - The Belgian and French prime ministers held talks in Brussels on Monday aimed at bolstering counter-terror cooperation after Belgium came under fire for failing to help prevent the November Paris terror attacks. Charles Michel of Belgium... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Museveni's Billions Dominate 2016 CampaignsKiiza Besigye, the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has collected over Shs100
Museveni's Billions Dominate 2016 Campaigns
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Kiiza Besigye, the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has collected over Shs100 million worth of donations from supporters during this campaign, estimates indicate. On average he has been collecting Shs1.5 million per rally according to FDC Secretary... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Does Egypt's Law Protect 'Short-Term Brides' Or Formalize Trafficking?Egypt has an unusual law known as the "seasonal marriage" law, and the governme
Does Egypt's Law Protect 'Short-Term Brides' Or Formalize Trafficking?
KPBS San Diego / Posted 5 days ago
Egypt has an unusual law known as the "seasonal marriage" law, and the government says it's aimed at helping the many poor families who resort to selling their daughters into temporary or long-term marriages with wealthy, older foreign men to support... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt to Release Victoria Zayzay Final Autopsy Report ThursdayThe Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Justice will on Thursday, Jan
Govt to Release Victoria Zayzay Final Autopsy Report Thursday
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
The Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Justice will on Thursday, January 28, release the final autopsy report of Victoria Zayzay. This was disclosed by Solicitor General Betty Blamo at the Capitol Building in Monrovia on Wednesday when... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Lenders demand return of illegally consigned vehiclesRepresentatives of the Thai Hire-Purchase Association submit their letter to Du
Lenders demand return of illegally consigned vehicles
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 5 days ago
Representatives of the Thai Hire-Purchase Association submit their letter to Dusadee Arawuit, deputy permanent secretary for justice, at the Justice Ministry in Bangkok on Monday. (Photo by Tawatchai Kemgumnerd) Auto-loan companies on Monday... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Unsatisfied With Verdict' - Liberian Girls Slam JurorsMonrovia — The long awaited human trafficking case involving Lebanese Businessm
'Unsatisfied With Verdict' - Liberian Girls Slam Jurors
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Monrovia — The long awaited human trafficking case involving Lebanese Businessman, Abbas Deebs and some Liberian Girls who were allegedly trafficked to Lebanon as sex slaves, recently ended in Bomi a few days ago. The jury came down with a hung... Read more
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