Judicial Yuan pledges to remove unfit judges

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Legislative Yuan’s Judiciary and Organic Laws Committee held a hearing on Wednesday (April 24) on the proposed Judges Act Amendment that aims to remove unsuitabl...

Taipei MRT free Wi-Fi contractor suspected of Communist China ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A subcontractor which has won the bid to provide Free Wi-Fi being on Taiwan's mass transit railways may be funded by Communist China, announced the Investment Commission, M...

Bulgaria revokes citizenship for Russian millionaire Adonev

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — A Bulgarian official says the Bulgarian citizenship of Russian millionaire Sergey Adonev has been revoked over a 20-year-old fraud conviction in the United States. ...

Digging up Franco: Spain divided over dictator's legacy

MADRID (AP) — Even in his grave, the 20th-century dictator who ruled Spain with an iron fist keeps dividing the country. Spain's new center-left government says removing the embalmed...

Northgate Public Services Acquires i2N Ltd to Expand Its Justice Offering

LONDON & TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 1, 2018--NEC Corporation (NEC; TOKYO:6701) and Northgate Public Services (NPS), a wholly owned NEC subsidiary, today announced that NPS acquired i2N, which su...

Reports: Cristiano Ronaldo strikes deal on tax fraud case

MADRID (AP) — Spanish media reports that Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo has agreed to plead guilty to tax fraud and pay a fine of 18.8 million euros ($21.8 milllion) in exchange for a prison sente...

Lawyer whose work got entangled in Mueller probe leaves firm

WASHINGTON (AP) — A prominent Washington lawyer who authored a report that's a key part of the special counsel's investigation into Paul Manafort has left his law firm. Skadden, Arps...

Celebrity publicist Clifford dies in prison for sex charges

LONDON (AP) — Britain' Ministry of Justice says former celebrity publicist Max Clifford has died after collapsing in prison while serving his sentence for sexual assault. He was 74. ...

UK banning relationships between coaches, athletes under 18

LONDON (AP) — The British government says sexual relationships between sports coaches and athletes under the age of 18 in their care will be made illegal. While the age of consent in...

Spain already is another country for many in Catalonia

SABADELL, Spain (AP) — The challenge Spain faces as it moves to stifle a push for independence in Catalonia goes beyond stopping separatist politicians' plans for an Oct. 1 referendum on secession. ...

Saudi Arabia defends judiciary amid outcry over executions

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's government, facing mounting criticism for the planned execution of 14 Shiite Muslims, has issued a rare statement defending its judicial system. ...

FIFA lifts suspension on Sudan

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA says it has lifted a suspension on the Sudan Football Association, allowing the country to play in an African Nations Championship qualifier in Burundi this weekend. ...

Sudan banned by FIFA, CAF throws 3 clubs out of competitions

FIFA has suspended the Sudan Football Association because of government interference, leading to three of the country's clubs being thrown out of African competitions. Two of the clu...

London prisoner's accidental release sparks police search

LONDON (AP) — Police in London are looking for an "extremely dangerous" prisoner who was accidentally released months into a nine-year sentence. A clerical error led to the early rel...

Saudi king strips crown prince of prosecution oversight

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's King Salman has issued a royal decree that restructures the country's system for prosecutions, essentially stripping the crown prince of longstanding powers ...