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Macron under fire over French asylum law reform

Macron under fire over French asylum law reform

French President Emmanuel Macron faces a backlash over plans to tighten immigration law as the number of asylum seekers soars, with aid and emergency agencies accusing his government of planning mass expulsions.

LuxLeaks whistleblower's conviction quashed

LuxLeaks whistleblower's conviction quashed

A Luxembourg court on Thursday overturned the verdict against a ‘LuxLeaks’ whistleblower who was convicted of leaking thousands of documents that revealed tax breaks for multinational firms.

Concern as Spanish activist probed for saving drowning migrants

Concern as Spanish activist probed for saving drowning migrants

For years Helena Maleno made calls to the Spanish coastguards about migrant boats, potentially saving the lives of thousands of people attempting the treacherous crossing to Europe.

Taiwan court orders dentist to pay mother for raising him

Taiwan court orders dentist to pay mother for raising him

Taiwan's top court has ordered a dentist to pay his mother around Tw$22.33 million (US$744,000) as reimbursement for the money she spent raising and educating him.

India court orders rape victim's baby exhumed for test

India court orders rape victim's baby exhumed for test

An Indian court has ordered the exhumation of the remains of a baby born to a teenage rape survivor so that a paternity test can be conducted, police said Monday.

South Africa's top court to rule on Zuma impeachment motion Friday

South Africa's top court to rule on Zuma impeachment motion Friday

South Africa's top court will rule on Friday on a bid to compel parliament to launch impeachment proceedings against President Jacob Zuma over a scandal related to state-funded upgrades ...

Trump travel ban should not apply to people with strong US ties: court

Trump travel ban should not apply to people with strong US ties: court

A US appeals court on Friday said President Donald Trump's hotly contested travel ban targeting people from six Muslim-majority countries should not be applied to people with strong US ties.

Bomb explodes outside Greek court, no casualties: police

Bomb explodes outside Greek court, no casualties: police

A bomb exploded early Friday outside one of Greece's main courthouses, officials said, but police had cleared the area and nobody was hurt.

Nigerian gets 18 years jail in Vietnam for import scam

Nigerian gets 18 years jail in Vietnam for import scam

The court in Can Tho city determined that Leonard gained his victims' trust on messaging apps using various alter egos, including a US army officer.

Vietnam court upholds prominent blogger's 10-yr jail term

Vietnam court upholds prominent blogger's 10-yr jail term

A Vietnamese court on Thursday upheld a 10-year jail sentence for a prominent blogger convicted of publishing propaganda against the state, her lawyer said ...

Singapore activist charged for protesting without permit

Singapore activist charged for protesting without permit

A Singaporean activist was charged Wednesday for organising public protests without a permit, sparking calls for the tightly controlled city-state to stop treating peaceful demonstrations as crimes.

Ousted Zimbabwe finance minister Chombo in court to face corruption charges

Ousted Zimbabwe finance minister Chombo in court to face corruption charges

Former Zimbabwe finance minister Ignatius Chombo, who was among those detained by the military when they seized power before Robert Mugabe resigned this week ...