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ReutersTOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's economy expanded at a rapid clip at the start of the year, the first hard evidence that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's sweeping stimulus is beginning to rouse consumers and businesses into action even as risks loomed in the horizon....
ReutersCAIRO, May 12 (Reuters) - Egypt's highest court will rule next month on the legality of the upper house of parliament, judicial sources said on Sunday, in a case that throws more legal doubt over a political transition repeatedly disrupted by lawsuits. A...
Tags: Parliament, Trials, Mohamed Morsi, Elections, Justice System
ReutersBERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's finance minister sees no chance of renegotiating a failed bilateral deal with Switzerland that would have sought to sweep Swiss accounts clean of German tax dodgers, even after the country's foreign minister renewed his...
Reuters* Wide rift between Mursi government and judges over reform * Changes would force more than 3,000 judges to retire By Maggie Fick CAIRO, April 26 (Reuters) - Egypt's Islamist-dominated parliament must move quickly to adopt judicial reforms that have...
CAIRO — President Mohamed Morsi casts himself as a leader navigating a landscape bristling with conspiracies by corrupt businessmen and shadowy figures plotting from inside a vast bureaucracy his Islamist inner circle has been unable to tame....
Reuters* Battle over judiciary has polarised politics * Islamists say judiciary filled with Mubarak-era appointees * Opposition against draft law forcing retirement of judges By Paul Taylor CAIRO, April 23 (Reuters) - Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi has...
TRIPOLI, Libya — Egypt slipped further into political disarray Wednesday when a judge suspended upcoming parliamentary elections and referred the country’s much-criticized electoral law to the highest court. An administrative judge struck...
Tags: Parliament, Judges, Laws, Mohamed Morsi, Elections
This post has been updated. See the note below for details.CAIRO -- Egypt's main opposition coalition rejected talks with President Mohamed Morsi on Monday as anti-government protests gripped the nation for a fifth day and the army was given powers to arrest civilians. Six people died across the country,...
World NowThe upper house of Russia’s parliament voted to broaden the definition of espionage and high treason, continuing what many activists view as a crackdown on dissent in the country....
World NowThe Kremlin-controlled upper house of Russia's parliament approved a controversial measure that imposes stiff fines on protests that don't match the government's tight rules....
The Swampby Mark Silva Just as Republican leaders attempt to soften the party's criticism for Judge Sonia Sotomayor's widely critiqued comment about the wisdom of a Latino woman, relative to that of a white man, the White House is attempting to......
The Swampby Mark Silva Judge Sonia Sotomayor's confirmation for the U.S. Supreme Court is "virtually filibuster-proof,'' one Democratic senator said today, but lawmakers should not be forced into any deadline for her confirmation, a Republican leader said. And...
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