Articles Tagged with Alexei Navalny

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The UK’s High Cout of Justice on Tuesday ruled that recent amendments to protest laws enacted by the Secretary of State were unlawful. The court’s judgment comes as a result of a legal challenge to the amendments brought by the National Council of Civil Liberties. The court scrutinised the legality of the Secretary of State’s [...]

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A Greek judge on Tuesday dropped the charges against nine Egyptian men involved in a 2023 migrant boat wreck off Pylos that killed at least 82 people because the court did not have jurisdiction to hear the case, as the sinking happened in international waters. This sinking incident shocked the European Union’s border protection and [...]

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Israeli Minister of Communication Shlomo Karhi ordered the return of Associated Press (AP) equipment Tuesday after officials from the ministry seized it and took down the news organization’s live feed of northern Gaza earlier in the day. Karhi said that the defense ministry was re-examining the issue and that the equipment would be returned until [...]

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A suspect on police bail for allegedly spying for Hong Kong intelligence services in the UK has been found dead in a park, Thames Valley Police reported Tuesday. Police noted that the death, which is under investigation, is “being treated as unexplained.” The police identified the deceased Matthew Trickett, aged 37, from Maidenhead, who was [...]

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Pakistan’s Provincial Assembly of the Punjab passed on Monday The Punjab Defamation Bill 2024, which allows the establishment of special tribunals to try individuals who draft, publish or disseminate fake news, according to local outlet Pakistan Today. The act’s passage comes amid protests and free speech concerns from opposition parties. The official purpose of the [...]

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The Philippines challenged China on Monday to allow international scrutiny of the disputed Scarborough Shoal, according to the Philippines’ official news agency. The call was made during a press conference headed by the National Security Council (NSC) assistant director general, Jonathan Malaya, and Philippines Coast Guard (PCG) spokesperson Jay Tarriela. They accused China of destroying [...]

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China’s Ministry of Commerce on Monday announced sanctions against three US defense companies for selling arms to Taiwan, placing the companies on the “unreliable entities list.” According to a statement published by China’s State Council Information Office, the sanctioned companies are General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, General Dynamics Land Systems and Boeing Defense, Space & Security. [...]

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India’s Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad arrested four Sri Lankan nationals at Ahmedabad airport on Monday. Authorities linked the suspects to the Islamic State (ISIS). The four were reportedly in contact with a key ISIS leader known as Abu. The Sri Lankan Ministry of Foreign Affairs has not commented on the arrests. The Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) [...]

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The UN Security Council rejected on Monday a resolution drafted by Russia that urged countries to prevent the use of weapons in space. The resolution’s proclaimed purpose was to prevent an arms race in space and preserve space for exclusively peaceful purposes. With seven votes in favor, among them China, and seven against, the draft [...]

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The US Department of State announced on Monday the public designation of former Chief of the Bangladesh Army Staff Aziz Ahmed for significantly engaging in corruption. Under section 7031(c) of the annual Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, a public designation imposes a travel ban against Aziz and his immediate family [...]

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