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Airbus bribery scandal triggers new probes worldwide

Airbus bribery scandal triggers new probes worldwide

4.02.2020 | Tim Hepher | 728

Fallout from the Airbus bribery scandal reverberated around the world on Monday as the head of one of its top buyers temporarily stood down and investigations were launched in countries aggrieved at being dragged into the increasingly political row.

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Kenya High Court rules new controversial ID system must be accompanied by effective legislation

Kenya High Court rules new controversial ID system must be accompanied by effective legislation

3.02.2020 | Alina Rizvi | 691

The Kenya High Court ruled Thursday that a recent bill involving a biometric identification system for citizens can only be enforced under a “proper legislation framework.” The court cited the right to privacy and struck down parts of the bill.

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United Kingdom officially leaves European Union

United Kingdom officially leaves European Union

3.02.2020 | Cassandra Maas | 705

The United Kingdom officially left the European Union at 11 p.m. on Friday, severing a 47 year long relationship with the world’s largest trading bloc.

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Trump signs executive order targeting online sales of counterfeit products

Trump signs executive order targeting online sales of counterfeit products

3.02.2020 | Tyler Gillett | 740

President Trump signed an executive order on Friday directing US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to take several steps designed to curtail the flow of counterfeit goods into the United States.

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Dutch Court rejects civil case against former Israeli general Benny Gantz

Dutch Court rejects civil case against former Israeli general Benny Gantz

31.01.2020 | Joshua Cossin | 790

A Dutch district court on Wednesday threw out a civil case against former Israeli Armed Forces chief Benny Gantz citing a lack of jurisdiction.

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US sanctions 13 former El Salvador soldiers for 1989 Jesuit killings

US sanctions 13 former El Salvador soldiers for 1989 Jesuit killings

31.01.2020 | Steven Pagach | 797

The US State Department on Wednesday announced sanctions against 13 former Salvadorian military officials for their involvement in the 1989 killings of eight individuals.

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New York court strikes down prosecutorial conduct commission

New York court strikes down prosecutorial conduct commission

31.01.2020 | Andrew Hursh | 732

A New York judge on Tuesday struck down a 2019 law that would have created an independent commission to investigate prosecutorial misconduct in the state.

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Federal appeals court upholds injunction of Arkansas campaign contribution law

Federal appeals court upholds injunction of Arkansas campaign contribution law

30.01.2020 | Gabrielle Wast | 740

The US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit on Monday upheld a preliminary injunction preventing the enforcement of an Arkansas campaign-finance law, which the appellee claimed violated her First Amendment rights.

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Federal appeals court hears arguments on Trump’s travel ban

Federal appeals court hears arguments on Trump’s travel ban

30.01.2020 | Angela Mauroni | 714

The US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit heard oral arguments Tuesday in Intl Refugee Assistance v. Donald Trump, which is centered largely on the travel bans.

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DOJ sues to stop robocall carriers

DOJ sues to stop robocall carriers

30.01.2020 | Matthew Borges | 835

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a lawsuit Tuesday against five companies and three individuals responsible for hundreds of millions of robocalls in the US.

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