Tag: Supreme Court

India detains dozens over social media posts, celebrations after religious site...

Dozens of people in India have been detained on suspicion of publishing inflammatory social media posts and setting off celebratory firecrackers after the Supreme...

India ramps up security ahead of verdict on contested religious site

India has increased security a week before the Supreme Court rules on a disputed religious site that has been fiercely contested by majority Hindus...

U.S. Supreme Court begins hearing gay, transgender employment rights case

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday began hearing arguments in a major LGBT rights dispute over whether a landmark decades-old federal anti-discrimination...

Updated: UK Attorney General said prorogation was ‘lawful’

The prorogation of Parliament was ‘lawful’ and anyone contesting this process was ‘motivated by political considerations,’ leaked documents from the Attorney General’s office to...

Facebook board will decide on cases of ‘greatest public benefit’

Facebook’s new ‘supreme court’ would hear cases and make decisions that ‘are of greatest public benefit,’ the social media giant has announced.

Spain’s divisions laid bare as Catalan separatists’ trial starts

Twelve Catalan secessionist leaders go on trial in Spain's Supreme Court on Tuesday, charged for their role in a failed independence bid 16 months...

Pakistan shuts phone networks as Islamists protest over Christian woman

Pakistan suspended mobile phone networks in major cities on Friday and many schools were closed as Islamist groups protested for a third day against...

Poland’s ruling eurosceptics score modest gains in local vote, lose Warsaw

Poland's ruling eurosceptic Law and Justice (PiS) scored limited gains in regional government in Sunday's election, but lost a high-profile race for Warsaw mayor,...

Cambodia’s Hun Sen defiant despite EU trade threat

Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen has taken a defiant stance following a European Union announcement last week that it would ramp up trade pressure...

After fight that split U.S., Kavanaugh wins place on Supreme Court

The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate on Saturday confirmed Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, dismissing anger over accusations of sexual misconduct against him and delivering...