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#SeeYouInCourt: Climate litigation heats up
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#SeeYouInCourt: Climate litigation heats up

As the pivotal COP26 climate conference nears, there is a sense of betrayal within the climate movement that setting more…
George Floyd: Former cop Derek Chauvin appeals murder conviction
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George Floyd: Former cop Derek Chauvin appeals murder conviction

A former Minneapolis police officer, convicted of killing George Floyd, filed an appeal with a Minnesota district court late Thursday,…
South Africa: Top court upholds ex-president’s jail sentence
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South Africa: Top court upholds ex-president’s jail sentence

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s highest court on Friday denied an application by former president Jacob Zuma to rescind his…
Man City defender Mendy charged with 4 counts of rape
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Man City defender Mendy charged with 4 counts of rape

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City left back Benjamin Mendy has been charged with four counts of rape and one…
US Supreme Court ends CDC’s pandemic residential eviction moratorium
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US Supreme Court ends CDC’s pandemic residential eviction moratorium

WASHINGTON, Aug 26 (Reuters) – The US Supreme Court on Thursday ended the pandemic-related federal moratorium on residential evictions imposed…
Iranian stands trial in Sweden for 1980s war crimes, murder
Middle East

Iranian stands trial in Sweden for 1980s war crimes, murder

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The trial of an Iranian citizen accused of committing grave war crimes and murder during the final…
Saudi Arabia launched ‘relentless crackdown’ after G20, Amnesty says
Middle East

Saudi Arabia launched ‘relentless crackdown’ after G20, Amnesty says

Amnesty International accused Saudi Arabia on Tuesday of launching a “relentless crackdown” on dissidents in the kingdom after the end…
Hong Kong protester given 9-year term in 1st security case
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Hong Kong protester given 9-year term in 1st security case

HONG KONG (AP) — A pro-democracy protester was sentenced Friday to nine years in prison in the closely watched first…
Famous dentist sentenced to 16 years in prison for sexually harassing male patients
Egypt

Famous dentist sentenced to 16 years in prison for sexually harassing male patients

Cairo Criminal Court has sentenced a famous dentist who harassed his patients to 16 years in prison. Egypt’s Interior Ministry…
Rioting, looting continues in South Africa, deaths up to 32
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Rioting, looting continues in South Africa, deaths up to 32

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s rioting continued Tuesday with the death toll rising to 32 as police and the military…
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