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Sudan to permit drinking alcohol for non-Muslims,ban female genital mutilation

Sudan to allow non-Muslims to consume alcohol and strengthen women’s rights, including banning female genital mutilation (FGM), its justice minister said. About 3% of Sudan’s...

Bulgarian President Radev calls for Borissov and government to resign

Bulgarian President Ruman Radev is calling for Prime Minister Boyko Borissov and his government to resign amid anti-corruption protests. Bulgaria's president is calling on the...

DRC Justice Minister Celestin Tunda resigns after dispute

DRC Justice Minister Celestin Tunda tenders resignation after a dispute with President Felix Tshisekedi over judicial reform proposals. The Democratic Republic of the Congo's Justice...

Circuit judge blocks Kentucky governor’s Covid-19 executive orders

Circuit Judge ordered Kentucky Governor to cease issuing or enforcing executive orders related to Covid-19 that Kentuckians must wear mask in public. A circuit judge...

SCOTUS rules much of Eastern Oklahoma is tribal land

SCOTUS ruled that half of Oklahoma falls within an Indian reservation, decision that could reshape criminal-justice system. SCOTUS Landmark case upholds claim by Muscogee Nation...

Shura Council of Saudi Arabia to debate changes in sexual harassment...

Shura Council of Saudi Arabia to put the subject of Social Affairs, Family and Youth on the draft motion to amend certain articles of...

United States looking to ban TikTok

United States is considering banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok, over allegations Beijing is using them to spy on users. Comments come as more...

Moscow arrested space chief’s aide on treason charges

Moscow law and enforcement agencies arrested former journalist and space chief's aide accused of passing military secrets to an unnamed NATO power. Russian security forces...

US Judge orders Dakota Access pipeline shut down, setback to Trump

US federal judge sided with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and ordered the Dakota Access pipeline to shut down until more environmental review is...

Hong Kong released additional details of controversial China law

Hong Kong released additional details of China’s new national security law for former British colony,security forces can stop people from leaving the city. Hong Kong...

China fired back at Canada over criticism of Hong Kong security...

China fired back at Canada for criticising national security law for Hong Kong, second rebuke in a week that added to strains of their...

Saudi Women driver’s licence scams spotted on social media

Saudi Kingdom granted women right to drive two years ago, a historic move that cracked open a window to new freedoms for women. Social media...

Rodrigo Duterte approves widely opposed anti-terror law

Rodrigo Duterte has approved anti-terror law that grants security forces powers to fight armed groups, but critics say it could threaten legitimate dissent. Philippines President...

Jeffrey Epstein ex-girlfriend arrested, accused of luring girls

Jeffrey Epstein former girlfriend Ghislaine Maxwell arrested and accused of luring girls that Jeffrey Epstein sexually abused. Ghislaine Maxwell, the former girlfriend and longtime associate...

Turkish President vows social media controls over insults to family

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatens new law to regulate 'immoral' social media over tweets directed at daughter and son-in-law. Turkey's president has vowed to...

King Hamad ratifies law on GCC nationals’ property ownership

King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain ratified and issued a law amending a 1999 law allowing nationals of the GCC to own...

American top Court rules to uphold abortion rights

American Supreme Court struck down a Louisiana law regulating abortion clinics, reasserting a commitment to abortion rights. It was the Supreme Court's first ruling on...

UN chief declares Israel’s annexation plans ‘illegal’

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights says Israel's annexation plans 'illegal' and warned that 'shock waves of annexation will last for decades'. Israel's aim to...

Trump administration asks Supreme Court to end Obamacare

Trump administration has long called Obamacare a disgrace, but Republicans have yet to propose a popular replacement for the law. President Donald Trump's administration petitioned...

United States Senate backs bill to punish China

United States Senate passed legislation that would impose mandatory sanctions on individuals or companies that back efforts by China to restrict Hong Kong’s autonomy. The...

Kosovo’s President along with nine others indicted for war crimes

Kosovo's President and nine others were indicted by a court investigating war crimes committed during and after Kosovo's independence war with Serbia. Court probing crimes...

UAE’s new consumer protection law passed, offenders to pay Dh2 million...

UAE’s Federal National Council passed a new federal draft law aimed at safeguarding consumer rights and keeping pace with advances in technology. In December last...
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