Human rights and the law in Indian-controlled Kashmir

SRINAGAR (Reuters) – Both the United Nations and the International Criminal Court consider the way civilians said they were used by the Indian army to search houses in south Kashmir to be illegal under international law, experts said. However, the soldiers involved were unlikely to have committed crimes under Indian law, they said. Many residents of Pinglan village in south […]

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France to ask EU partners to adopt its cryptocurrency regulation

PARIS (Reuters) – France will push for the European Union to adopt a regulatory framework on cryptocurrencies similar to the one it brought in last week at a national level, becoming the first major country to do so, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Monday. The French parliament last week approved a financial sector law that included rules […]

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India court ruling bars foreign law firms from practice

Foreign firms can only advise Indian clients on matters pertaining to foreign laws on temporary ‘fly in, fly out basis’. New Delhi – India’s top court has refused to allow the entry of foreign law firms wanting to practise law in Indian courts. Foreign lawyers can only advise their clients in India on matters pertaining to foreign laws on a […]

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West Indies coach Law banned for 'inappropriate comments' to TV umpire

NEW DELHI: West Indies cricket coach Stuart Law has been suspended from two games of upcoming five-match ODI series in India for making "inappropriate comments" to a TV umpire and fourth official. The former Australian international admitted breaching the International Cricket Council (ICC) code of conduct during Sunday's second Test match in Hyderabad. Former Australian star, now West Indies coach, […]

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