Senate swears in new Taraba North senator, Isah Lau
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The new Senator was sworn-in following the sack of Umar Danladi by the Supreme Court. The court ordered the Senate President to swear in Lau as his replacement.
14 Jan 2021
India's Supreme Court formed a committee to resolve a standoff between the government and farmers over three agriculture laws. The farmer unions say they will only settle for a repeal of the laws.
15 Jan 2021
The US Supreme Court said that abortion pills must be obtained in-person, even during the pandemic, lifting a suspension of the rule by a lower court. Similar rules for other drugs, including opioids, have been waived.
22 Jan 2021
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Senator Saraki-led PDP reconciliation committee meets former president Goodluck Jonathan
25 Feb 2021
People hit the streets of Kathmandu, lighting candles and celebrating as Nepal's supreme court overturns the prime minister's decision to dissolve parliament, a move the court termed unconstitutional.
5 Mar 2021
Orlu stakeholders endorse Senator Okorocha's recall
25 Mar 2021
Brazil's Supreme Court is set to throw out evidence in the corruption cases against former president Lula, after ruling that the judge spearheading the graft probe was biased against the leftist leader.
25 Mar 2021
Supreme Court Justices honour Olabode Rhodes Vivour
6 Apr 2021
The president of the Nigerian Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, says the calls for secession in the country and threats to national unity are largely the handiwork of some elites who do not mean well for the country.
15 Apr 2021
The Supreme Federal Court has confirmed its earlier decision to set up an investigative committee to probe Brazil's handling of the pandemic.
16 Apr 2021
Congressional Democrats introduce legislation to expand the US Supreme Court from nine to 13 justices, arguing it is necessary after the Senate confirmed former president Donald Trump's nominee just eight days before the 2020 election to give the bench a firm conservative majority. The move has drawn angry protests from Republicans accusing their rivals of attempting a power grab to enact President Joe Biden's agenda.
18 May 2021
The US Supreme Court will hear a case that could undermine the national legalization of abortion. Christian conservatives hope the new make-up of the court will gut previous bans on anti-abortion laws.
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Prosecutors have alleged the suspect was "in contact with a Russian intelligence service" between 2014 and 2020. Information was said to have been shared during personal meetings, over the telephone, email and WhatsApp.
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Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong continues to be linked with a move to the Premier League, according to media reports. Chelsea and Manchester United are rumoured to be interested in the 25-year-old Dutchman. British media reported that Manchester United were willing to pay 70 million euros ($71.27 million) for De Jong.
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North Korea's Kim Jong Un declared victory in the country's battle against COVID-19 on Wednesday, while the leader's sister revealed he too had suffered from fever, indicating for the first time that he was likely infected with the virus. Laila Shahrokhshahi reports.
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Early election results show a tight race between the two main candidates to become the next president of Kenya. Deputy president William Ruto is running against veteran opposition leader Raila Odinga. Turnout was between 60 and 80 percent of voters.
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Kenya is awaiting the results of Tuesday's election. It's thought to be too close to call between the two presidential frontrunners, Raila Odinga and William Ruto.