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Saudi arms sales: Court of Appeal demands review

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Campaigners win a legal challenge over the UK government's decision to allow arms sales to Saudi Arabia.

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Haiti protests: Why are so many people on the streets?

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Activists have taken to the streets in Haiti's capital to protest about what they say is government corruption.

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Britain broke the law on Saudi arms exports due to Yemen concerns, court rules

Added: 20.06.2019 11:07 | 11 views | 0 comments

The British government broke the law by allowing arms exports to Saudi Arabia that might have been used in the conflict in Yemen, a British court ruled on Thursday.


Poland's lowering of retirement age for judges breaks EU laws: EU court adviser

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Poland's new rules that lower the retirement age for judges, introduced in 2017, break European Union law, an advocate general for the EU's top court said in an opinion on Thursday in a blow to Poland's euro-skeptic government.


Justin Trudeau snubs Queen with new rule for royal fans as he gears up for Trump meeting

Added: 20.06.2019 8:43 | 9 views | 0 comments

CANADIAN Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has snubbed Queen Elizabeth - who remains the country’s head of state - by scrapping a Government policy for royal fans.


[Ticker] Brexit low priority at EU summit

Added: 20.06.2019 7:54 | 4 views | 0 comments

EU heads of state and government on Friday will discuss Brexit as a final point during their two-day summit in Brussels. Leaders are expected to "fine-tune their communications" in the event of a no deal. The EU summit will be the last for UK's outgoing prime minister, Theresa May. The summit's focus will instead be on top EU jobs, foreign relations, disinformation, climate change, the EU budget, and the euro.

[Ticker] EU leaders to push for 2050 climate target

Added: 20.06.2019 7:52 | 4 views | 0 comments

EU heads of state and government at their summit in Brussels on Thursday will debate adopting a 2050 'net zero' emissions target. Most, but not all, EU states back the proposal but campaigners like Greenpeace said urgent action is needed. "Leaders must also show that they are prepared to take urgent action ahead of a crucial UN climate summit in September," said Greenpeace EU climate policy adviser Sebastian Mang.

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India to launch national register of citizens to check infiltration

Added: 20.06.2019 7:41 | 8 views | 0 comments

The Indian government will implement a national register of citizens on a priority basis in the states facing infiltration of foreign citizens illegally, President Ram Nath Kovind told lawmakers on Thursday.


Japan rejects South Korea deal over wartime forced labour

Added: 20.06.2019 6:59 | 10 views | 0 comments

TOKYO: Japan on Thursday flatly rejected as "unacceptable" a South Korean proposal to set up a joint fund to compensate wartime forced labourers, a bitter dispute that has bogged down bilateral ties. The proposed fund would not solve the issue, the top government spokesman told a regular press conference in Tokyo. "The South Korean proposal is utterly unacceptable," Chief Cabinet...

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Judge Andrew Napolitano: Can government punish twice for the same crime?

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The government in America is out of control.

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