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India issues new domicile rules for Kashmir

India issues new domicile rules for Kashmir

4.04.2020 | Zoe Gujral | 698

The Indian Parliament issued rules Wednesday that will allow non-Kashmiris to become permanent residents in Kashmir and Jammu.

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COP26 climate change summit postponed amid COVID-19 pandemic

COP26 climate change summit postponed amid COVID-19 pandemic

4.04.2020 | Kirsten Williams | 669

The UN climate change conference (COP) that was set to take place in Glasgow, Scotland, in November has been postponed to 2021.

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UN urges global solidarity in first resolution adopted on COVID-19

UN urges global solidarity in first resolution adopted on COVID-19

4.04.2020 | Alina Rizvi | 652

The UN General Assembly on Thursday unanimously agreed to a resolution urging international cooperation to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic. It is the first resolution the assembly adopted since the outbreak.

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UK Supreme Court to defer to European Court of Justice until Brexit transition ends

UK Supreme Court to defer to European Court of Justice until Brexit transition ends

3.04.2020 | Trisha Klan | 692

Thehe UK Supreme court ruled unanimously Wednesday that it will be forced to defer to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in cases involving EU law until Brexit is fully completed, placing the courts under EU jurisdiction.

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European Court of Justice rules three countries broke law by rejecting asylum seekers

European Court of Justice rules three countries broke law by rejecting asylum seekers

3.04.2020 | Andrew Hursh | 673

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled Thursday that Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic failed to uphold their obligations regarding refugee quotas as required by law. The countries could face financial penalties for their actions.

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EU court adviser: cities can crack down on vacation rentals to protect long-term housing

EU court adviser: cities can crack down on vacation rentals to protect long-term housing

3.04.2020 | Andrew Hursh | 667

Michal Bobek, Advocate General to the European Court of Justice (ECJ), published an opinion on Thursday stating that individual countries and cities could lawfully place restrictions on short-term rental housing, like that popularized on the platform AirBnb.

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EU court adviser: cities can crack down on vacation rentals to protect long-term housing

EU court adviser: cities can crack down on vacation rentals to protect long-term housing

3.04.2020 | Andrew Hursh | 589

Michal Bobek, Advocate General to the European Court of Justice (ECJ), published an opinion on Thursday stating that individual countries and cities could lawfully place restrictions on short-term rental housing, like that popularized on the platform AirBnb.

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US to lift Venezuela sanctions following proposed government transition

US to lift Venezuela sanctions following proposed government transition

2.04.2020 | Gabrielle Wast | 572

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday announced a proposal to lift Venezuelan sanctions if the country adopts a new transitional government.

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Bureau of Federal Prisons orders inmates to stay in cells for 14 days

Bureau of Federal Prisons orders inmates to stay in cells for 14 days

2.04.2020 | Chris Stephens | 590

The Bureau of Federal Prisons issued an order Wednesday directing prisons to keep inmates confined in cells for a 14-day period. The directive will impact operations in all 122 federal prison facilities around the country.

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Class action suit claims Zoom illegally shared user information with third parties

Class action suit claims Zoom illegally shared user information with third parties

2.04.2020 | Ashely Monti | 575

A class action suit was filed on Monday in the Northern District of California against Zoom Video Communications, Inc., claiming Zoom illegally collected and shared its users’ information with third parties.

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