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The Supreme Court of Bangladesh on Sunday overturned the restoration of the government’s quota system for civil service employment after days of deadly turmoil and clashes between police and protesters. The Appellate Division dismissed the High Court’s judgement on quota reinstatement, stating that 93 percent of government employment recruitment would be based on merit, with [...]

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The government of India’s Uttar Pradesh state on Tuesday suspended six police and government officials for their negligence and lapses which led to the deadly stampede in Hathras district, according to local media. The decision was made after the Special Investigation Team (SIT) submitted their report on the incident that occurred on July 2. According [...]

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The military leaders of Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger announced on Saturday the establishment of the Alliance of Sahel States (AES) at the first joint summit of the three Sahel states. The leader of Burkina Faso, Captain Ibrahim Traore declared that the summit and signing of the treaty leading to the establishment of the confederation were [...]

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Pakistan’s Federal Minister for Law and Justice, Azam Nazeer Tarar, dismissed on Tuesday the recommendations of the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) concerning the release of the country’s former Prime Minister Imran Khan. Tarar responded to the report released by WGAD in a statement to the state broadcaster PTV, stating that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf [...]

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The Rouse Avenue Court of Delhi ordered Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday to 14 days of judicial custody in relation to corruption charges involving alleged inconsistencies in the 2021–22 excise policy, according to video and reports from Indian media. Judge Sunena Sharma of Rouse Avenue Courts issued the order after the Central Bureau of Investigation [...]

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The Supreme Court of Brazil ruled Tuesday to decriminalise possession of marijuana for personal use by a majority vote. The nation’s highest court, in its official announcement expounding on the specifics of the session, stated that the judges also reached a consensus to dedicate an amount of money from the National Anti-Drug Fund that would be [...]

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Thousands of people demonstrated Saturday around Ireland in support of the victim of an attack by an Irish soldier who was given a suspended sentence last week. In response to the support of people across the nation for her cause, attack victim Natasha O’Brien stated: I’d like to say I’m absolutely overwhelmed by your solidarity [...]

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Geneva-based NGO Border Forensics released a counter-investigation report on Tuesday claiming that the deaths of 37 migrants in June 2022 along Morocco’s border with the Spanish enclave of Melilla were caused by the actions of both countries’ law enforcement agents. On June 24, 2022, at least 37 people lost their lives when a group of African [...]

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New China Coast Guard rules allowing Chinese guardsmen to arrest foreigners for trespassing in the disputed South China Sea took effect Saturday. The China Coast Guard issued Order No. 3 last month, stating, “It is of great significance to standardize and ensure that the Coast Guard performs its duties in accordance with the law and [...]

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The General Administration Department (GAD) in the northern Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir issued termination orders for four employees on Saturday on allegations of posing a threat to the security of the Indian state. The individuals subject to this decision were Constables Abdul Rehman Dar and Ghulam Rasool Bhat, teacher Shabir Ahmad, and [...]

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