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European Parliament opens investigation into Latvia member over Russia agent allegations – JURIST

According to officials, the European Parliament (EP) opened an investigation Tuesday into Tatjana Ždanoka, a Latvian member of the assembly who has been accused of working as a Russian agent for several […]

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ICJ mostly rejects Ukraine claims of Russia discrimination, terrorism financing – JURIST

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) found Wednesday that Russia failed to investigate Ukrainian claims that Russians were financing terrorism in Ukraine, in violation of Russia’s obligations under Article 9 of the […]

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France National Assembly votes in favour of including right to abortion in constitution – JURIST

The National Assembly of France passed a constitutional bill on Tuesday to incorporate the right to abortion into the French Constitution. The bill for “the freedom to resort to voluntary termination of […]

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Economy

Bidenomics is an unfinished revolution. What would four more years mean?

Joe Biden’s opponents focus on his age as something that makes him doddering, confused and ultimately unfit for office. So the great paradox of the 81-year-old’s first term is that he has […]

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British Columbia Human Rights Commissioner announces inquiry into police use of force – JURIST

British Columbia Human Rights Commissioner Kasari Govender announced on Tuesday that the commission will hold an inquiry into the use of force by the police against minorities and individuals with mental health […]

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Fintech

Amsterdam’s fintech unicorn bunq reports €53M net profit in 2023, reapplies for UK license

Amsterdam-based bunq, the second largest neobank in Europe, announced that in 2023, it achieved a net profit of €53.1M, showcasing the success of its sustainable business model. The company plans to use […]

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Security

Cybersecurity Monitoring: The Robot Every Organisation Needs on their Payroll 

Let’s clear something up, there’s no organisation or industry in the world that doesn’t appeal to cyber criminals. But why is that? Well, where there’s data, there’s opportunity, and organisations hold a […]

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HRW criticizes proposed Sri Lanka law addressing wartime abuses – JURIST

Human Rights Watch (HRW) criticized Sri Lanka’s government Monday for its proposed legislation aimed at addressing wartime abuses. The Commission for Truth, Unity and Reconciliation in Sri Lanka Bill, introduced on January […]

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New judgment enforcement arrangement between China and Hong Kong comes into operation – JURIST

The Arrangement on Reciprocal Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters by the Courts of the Mainland and of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, which allows for specific […]

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Economy

Evergrande’s liquidation is a new low in China’s property crisis

“Enough is enough,” declared a Hong Kong judge on January 29th of Evergrande, a failing Chinese property behemoth, and its two-year struggle to avoid repaying its creditors. In a landmark ruling, the […]

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Hong Kong top court rejects government bid to appeal unauthorized assembly acquittals of pro-democracy activists – JURIST

The Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal (CFA) refused to grant leave to the government on Friday to appeal the acquittals of seven pro-democracy activists.The lower court overturned the activists’ convictions for […]

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Сryptocurrencies

One in Six Top Crypto Exchanges May Remain Unregulated, Says VASPnet and CCData

Many cryptocurrency exchanges (CEXs) that facilitate trades between users of various digital currencies have often come under fire for mismanaging money, or engaging in unlawful activity. Most famously, Bahamas-based exchange FTX collapsed […]

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Сryptocurrencies

DKK Partners FZE Secures Initial VARA Approval to Offer Virtual Asset Services in Dubai

DKK Partners FZE, a subsidiary of DKK Partners based in the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), has secured initial approval from the Dubai Virtual Assets Regulatory Authority (VARA) to offer virtual asset […]

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UN report alleges widespread human rights abuses in Sudan conflict – JURIST

The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCR) released a report Friday of thousands of incidents of human rights abuses it says have occurred during the ongoing conflict […]

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