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US Supreme Court poised to rule on Trump travel ban, other cases

3 months, 23 days ago
WASHINGTON: The US Supreme Court, winding down its nine-month term, will issue rulings this week in its few remaining cases including a major one on the legality of President Donald Trump’s ban on people from five Muslim-majority nations…

Sacked Catalonia leader calls for opposition to Madrid’s rule

11 months, 20 days ago
MADRID/BARCELONA: Sacked Catalonian president Carles Puigdemont on Saturday called for peaceful “democratic opposition” to the central government’s takeover of the region following its unilateral declaration of independence from Spain.…

FIFA to rule on Israel settlement clubs by October

1 year, 5 months ago
MANAMA: FIFA will rule on the issue of Israeli clubs playing in the West Bank by October, president Gianni Infantino said Thursday, once again delaying a decision on the contentious issue. FIFA's annual Congress voted to back -- by a…

Turkey entered Syria to end Assad’s rule: President Erdoğan

1 year, 10 months ago
ISTANBUL: President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Tuesday said the Turkish military launched its operations in Syria to end the rule of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Turkish media reported. “In my estimation, nearly one million people have…

IMF cancels rule created in 2010 to bail out Greece

2 years, 8 months ago
WASHINGTON: The International Monetary Fund abolished Wednesday a rule created in 2010 that allowed it to participate in an international bailout of Greece despite doubts about the country's debt sustainability.

Turkey returns to single-party rule after AKP vote sweep

2 years, 11 months ago
ISTANBUL: Turkey's Justice and Development Party was preparing to head a single-party government with a decisive mandate Monday after a surprise election turnaround that strengthens the hand of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.