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Court's Decision Will Not Abort Kurdistan Referendum: Kurdish MP

BAS News - 2017-09-18 20:20
ERBIL— Despite the verdict by the Federal Supreme Court of Iraq for suspending Kurdistan Region's independence referendum , Kurdistan Region will continue with the procedures to run the vote, stated a Kurdish lawmaker on Monday. Today the court issued a ...

Iraqi Supreme Court orders suspension of Kurdistan Referendum

Waar Media - 2017-09-18 13:50
WAAR-DUHOK: The Iraqi Supreme Court has ruled to suspend the Kurdish referendum on Monday until it makes a final ruling on the case at the request of Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi. The Kurdistan Region is scheduled to hold a referendum on independ ...

Supreme Court allows Trump’s travel ban to remain for most refugees

Waar Media - 2017-09-13 13:36
WAAR-DUHOK: The Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to maintain its restrictive policy on refugees. The justices on Tuesday agreed to an administration request to block a lower court ruling that would have eased the refugee ban and allowed ...

Kenya: A Historic Decision, A Tough Road Ahead

International Crisis Group - 2017-09-04 20:27
Kenya’s Supreme Court decision to annul the 8 August presidential election is bold and historic, but the path ahead will be fraught. A successful rerun within 60 days will need compromise on a better electoral commission, more accountable policing and mo ...

Iraq to Hang 27 IS Members for Involvement in Camp Speicher Massacre

BAS News - 2017-08-08 23:36
ERBIL — The Iraqi Central Criminal Court sentenced 27 'terror suspects' to death on Tuesday in the case known in the media as the "Camp Speicher massacre." According to a statement by Abdul-Sattar Al-Biraqdar, spokesperson of Iraq's Supreme Judicial Coun ...

US issues new visa criteria for 6 Muslim nations

Waar Media - 2017-06-29 08:34
WAAR-DUHOK: The Trump administration has set new criteria for visa applicants from six mainly Muslim nations and all refugees that require a “close” family or business tie to the United States. The move comes after the Supreme Court partially restored Pr ...

US ignoring major perpetrators of terror acts: Iran

KurdPress - 2017-06-28 12:04
Iran has denounced the recent US Supreme Court ruling allowing President Donald Trump’s contentious Muslim ban to be partly reinstated, saying the United States is turning a blind eye to the real culprits behind acts of terror on its soil. ...

Brazil Supreme Court judge orders Temer to respond to police questions

Reuters - 2017-05-30 21:52
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian President Michel Temer must respond within 24 hours to federal police questions about his alleged involvement in a sprawling political graft probe, a Supreme Court judge ruled on Tuesday, a source with direct knowledge of th ...

Brazil top court ruling on Temer probe to await tape analysis

Reuters - 2017-05-22 21:29
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's Chief Justice Carmen Lucia Rocha decided on Monday that the Supreme Court will only rule on the suspension of an investigation of President Michel Temer when the federal police determines whether a key tape recording was edit ...

Argentines protest Supreme Court ruling on Dirty War sentences

Reuters - 2017-05-11 01:50
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Argentines protested on Wednesday against a Supreme Court ruling that could decrease jail time for those convicted of human rights abuses during the country's 1976 - 1983 military dictatorship that killed as m ...

Pakistan awaits Supreme Court ruling that could disqualify PM

Reuters - 2017-04-20 10:45
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Police in riot gear on Thursday surrounded Pakistan's highest court in the capital, Islamabad, as it prepared to deliver a decision that could unseat Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif over corruption allegations related to the Panama Paper ...

Venezuela confirms young man killed during anti-Maduro protests

Reuters - 2017-04-07 16:28
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan authorities confirmed that a young man was killed on Thursday during anti-government protests and vowed to investigate the fatal attack, the first since a controversy over the Supreme Court blew up last week. ...

Germany’s Supreme Court Issues Arrest warrant for IS Commander

BAS News - 2017-02-21 22:45
He is responsible for crimes against against the Yezidi minority in Syria and Iraq LEEDS — The Supreme Court of Germany authorized in December last year, the issuance of an arrest warrant for an IS commander who is allegedly responsible for a series of w ...

Iran to blind acid-attack woman in retribution punishment: Tasnim

Reuters - 2017-02-02 20:24
ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran's supreme court has ruled that a woman must be blinded in one eye must as punishment for an acid attack that left her victim sightless, using the principle of "eye for an eye" of Islamic Sharia law, the semi-official Tasnim news ag ...

Funeral of major graft probe judge killed in plane crash

Reuters - 2017-01-21 15:30
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - The funeral was being held on Saturday of a Brazilian Supreme Court justice who died in a plane crash after overseeing the investigation of politicians linked to the nation's largest graft scheme. ...

'Black box' found after plane crash killed Brazil judge

Reuters - 2017-01-20 20:40
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian authorities on Friday recovered the black box that was in a small plane that crashed and killed a Supreme Court justice who was overseeing the investigation of a political kickback scheme, the largest ever uncovered in the ...

Norway detains Islamic radical Mullah Krekar, faces extradition to Italy

E-Kurd - 2016-12-01 09:59
OSLO,— Kurdish Islamic radical cleric Mullah Krekar was back under arrest Wednesday morning after Norway’s highest court upheld two lower court rulings that Krekar can be extradited to face terrorism charges in Italy. Norway’s Supreme Court on Wednesday a ...

Kurdish journalist accused of PKK links granted bail in Australia

E-Kurd - 2016-10-14 08:27
SYDNEY,— A Kurdish journalist charged with being a member of a terrorist organisation has been granted bail in the New South Wales Supreme Court. Sydney-based 38-year-old Kurdish journalist Renas Lelikan was charged with being a member of the banned organ ...

North Korea sentences Korean American to 10 years hard labor

Waarmedia - 2016-04-29 16:28
Waar, Duhok: North Korea’s Supreme Court on Friday sentenced a Korean American man to 10 years of hard labor for subversion, North Korean media reported, in the latest conviction of a foreigner for crimes against the isolated state. Kim Dong Chul, 62, was ...

Obama immigration action goes before Supreme Court

Waarmedia - 2016-04-17 22:44
Waar, Duhok: The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case on Monday that tests the boundaries of presidential powers, confronting the question of whether President Barack Obama exceeded his authority with unilateral action to spare millions of people in the co ...

South African court finds Pistorius guilty of murder

Waarmedia - 2015-12-03 22:39
Waar, Duhok: South African Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius was found guilty of his girlfriend’s murder on Thursday when a court overturned an earlier manslaughter verdict. The Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein found Pistorius murdered Reeva Steenkamp ...

Israel confirms jail for Druze ex-MP over Syria trip

Aranews - 2015-09-01 05:40
Israel’s Supreme Court on Monday confirmed a one-year jail sentence handed down to a Druze former MP for visiting Syria, an “enemy country”. Said Naffaa appealed a September 2014 verdict sentencing him to 18 months for travelling to Syria and making conta ...

Haydar Shesho: HPS will remain, come what may

Ezîdî Press Kurdistan - 2015-04-14 01:53
Lalish – The HPS Supreme Commander Haydar Shesho has been released under an order issued by a court in Duhok after nine days in custody. Shesho was arrested on the 5th of April 2015 by security forces of the Kurdish government. The court reaffirmed that h ...

Kurdish government: Shesho arrested by official order

Ezîdî Press Kurdistan - 2015-04-09 03:17
The Kurdish Regional Government in northern Iraq has confirmed that the HPS Supreme Commander was arrested by an official order of the government. He will be brought before a court now and charged for `creating an illegitimate militia´. This has been anno ...

HPŞ calls on KDP to release Şeşo within next 24 hours

Hawar News - 2015-04-07 18:57
NEWS CENTER - The South Kurdistan Regional Government has confirmed that the HPŞ (Şingal Defense Forces) Supreme Commander was arrested by an official order of the government. He will be brought before a court now and charged for “creating an illegitimate ...

Turkish Supreme Court: Öcalan's rights violated

ANF - 2014-06-25 17:02
Concerning the appeal of Abdullah Ocalan against the confiscation and the burning of his manuscripts for “The Fifth Defence” by the Turkish police while the book was being printed by Arara ...

FARC-EP singer Conrado freed and in Havana

ANF - 2014-01-13 11:48
The Venezuelan Supreme Court on 9 January ordered the “immediate liberation” of Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) singer Julian Conrado, following the Colombian government&rsqu ...

Tuncel judgment at Istanbul court

ANF - 2014-01-02 19:56
The Supreme Court of Appeals Prosecutor's Office has sent to Istanbul 10th High Criminal Court the judgment of the Supreme Court of Appeals which approved the 8 year 9 month sentence for HDP (Peop ...

Tuncel: The judgment is political, not judicial

ANF - 2013-12-29 17:26
Peoples Democracy Party (HDP) Co-chair Sebahat Tuncel, commenting on the 8 year 9 month sentence that has been ratified by the Turkish Supreme Court of Appeal, said: “It is clear that this judgm ...

24 "Balyoz" coup defendants to be retried - FLASH

ANF - 2013-10-09 10:24
A ruling in the “Balyoz” (Sledgehammer) coup-plot case expected today after the Ninth Criminal Chamber of the Supreme Court of Appeals’ decision to acquit 34 defendants and order the ...

Criminal organization involved in Dink's murder

ANF - 2013-05-15 14:32
Editor of Agos magazine Hrant Dink was killed by an armed crime gang, the Supreme Court of Appeals ruled today. The new ruling overturns a previous ruling which said that no organized criminal network ...
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