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Zambian High Court Cancels Nationalization of Power Transmission Lines

Zambia's high court has ruled against the government's decision to declare a private company's power transmission lines as a common carrier. Matthew Nkhuwa, the nation's...

ISIS Bride Shamima Begum Denied Request Return to the UK

The British Supreme Court has denied  ISIS bride Shamima Begum's request to return to the United Kingdom to appeal the revocation of her citizenship. Begum...

India’s Supreme Court Halts $3.4bn Future Group’s Sale to Ambani’s Reliance Industries

India’s Supreme Court has barred the Future Group’s $3.4bn sale of retail assets to Reliance Industries Ltd. which was supposed to boost  Amazon's stakes...

SCOTUS Greenlights Release of Trump Tax Returns

The US Supreme Court has ruled the former President Donald Trump may not block the release of his tax records. Manhattan prosecutors have requested the...

UK Supreme Court Rules that Uber Drivers are Workers

The UK Supreme Court has ruled that Uber drivers are workers instead of self-employed, which means that drivers are entitled to minimum wage and...

European Court of Human Right Tells Russia to Release Russian Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled that Russia should immediately release opposition leader Alexei Navalny from jail due to the risk...

SCOTUS: Alabama May Not Execute Inmate without Pastor Present

The US Supreme court has stayed the execution of an inmate in Alabama because no pastor was present. Inmate  Willie B. Smith III was scheduled...

Pakistan Supreme Court Bans Capital Punishment of Mentally Ill

In a landmark judgment, the Pakistan Supreme Court has banned the imposition of the death penalty on prisoners suffering from mental illness, on Wednesday.The...

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