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September 23, 2018 12:00 AM Turkey detains 85 military personnel over Gulen ties

ANKARA: Turkish police on Friday detained 85 military personnel in countrywide raids over alleged links to the group blamed for the 2016 failed coup, state media reported. Prosecutors in Ankara issued arrest warrants for 110 active duty personnel in the air force, state-run news agency Anadolu said, as part of a probe into followers of US-based Muslim 1

September 18, 2018 12:00 AM Guatemala court rules for return of chief of anti-graft body

GUATEMALA CITY: Guatemala’s constitutional court late on Sunday made a provisional ruling by a unanimous vote to allow the chief of a United Nations-backed anti-graft body to return to the country, a judge told a news conference at the court. President Jimmy Morales last month announced the shuttering of the International Commission Against Impunity

September 18, 2018 12:00 AM Spain’s PM vows to reform constitution

MADRID: Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez vowed on Monday to reform the constitution to end judicial privileges enjoyed by politicians, judges, royals and other top officials which can shield them from corruption charges. The Socialist prime minister said the measure was needed "to restore people’s confidence in politics" in a country which has been rocked

September 17, 2018 12:00 AM Alvarez downs Golovkin with majority decision win

LAS VEGAS, Nevada: Mexico’s Saul “Canelo” Alvarez ended Gennady Golovkin’s unbeaten reign as unified middleweight champion here Saturday, battling to victory by majority decision in a pulsating rematch. Alvarez showed skill and durability to outlast Golovkin in another attritional contest between the two evenly-matched rivals at the T-Mobile Arena, one year after 3

September 15, 2018 12:00 AM Zardari urges all institutions to work within limits

ISLAMABAD: Former President and President Pakistan People’s Party Parliamentarians Asif Ali Zardari on Friday called upon all institutions to work within their constitutional limits and said that overstepping of constitutional limits was threat to democracy. “In addition to rule of law, transparency, across the board accountability and tolerance of dissent 1

September 12, 2018 12:00 AM Google fights French ‘right to be forgotten’ in EU court

BRUSSELS: Google clashed with France in a top EU court on Tuesday arguing it feared for freedom of speech if forced to apply Europe’s "right to be forgotten" principle worldwide. "The court is hearing a wide range of testimonies today, which is highly unusual for a case like this," said a legal source at the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg, on condition

September 8, 2018 12:00 AM Fazl’s demand of CEC resignation undemocratic: ECP

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Friday regretted the reported demand of JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman that the Chief Election Commissioner should resign, saying disrespecting the public mandate for personal interests was a negation of democratic principles. Maulana Fazl, who is also President of the Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal 3

September 6, 2018 6:41 AM Indian Supreme Court decriminalises homosexuality in landmark verdict

The Indian Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday in a landmark judgement legalised consensual sexual relations between adults of the same gender, partially striking down a British-era law that criminalised homosexuality. A five-judge SC Constitution bench led by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra and comprising Justices Rohinton F. Nariman, A.M. Khanwilkar 6

August 28, 2018 3:29 PM Only six female judges in higher judiciary, none at supreme court

ISLAMABAD: There is no bar on the elevation appointment of female Judges in the Supreme Court of Pakistan or high courts, said advisor to Prime Minister Dr Babar Awan on Tuesday. Answering the question of Senator Samina Saeed in Senate during Question Hour, he said no female judge is working in the Supreme Court of Pakistan currently. No specific quota 2

August 15, 2018 3:21 PM ECP forms provincial tribunals to redress election-related grievances

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday announced that it has formed 20 special tribunals to address any election-related grievances of the candidates. The elections regulator, via a notification, stated that high court judges shall be presiding the commissioned tribunals. A total of four tribunals have been formed for Sindh, three for Balochistan 3