Day: October 11, 2020

European Court of Human Rights’ president degrades court with Turkish award

Because Europe prides itself on institutions that uphold and promote international law, the European Court of Human Rights is perhaps the most popular symbol of the European approach toward statecraft. As the Strasburg-based court was established under the aegis of Council of Europe, its jurisdiction is far broader than even the European Union. Today, 47 states are members, 20 more countries than have joined the European Union.



Recep Tayyip Erdogan wearing a suit and tie


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Alas, as often

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UPDATE 2-Irish High Court rules government COVID-19 travel advice is legal

(Adds Ryanair comment)

DUBLIN, Oct 2 (Reuters) – Ireland’s High Court ruled on Friday that the government’s advice against non-essential travel to most countries due to the risk of COVID-19 infection was legal, dismissing a case brought by low-cost airline Ryanair .

Ireland has some of the strictest COVID-19 travel advice in Europe, advising against non-essential travel to all but four countries – Cyprus, Finland, Latvia and Liechtenstein. Those four countries however have restrictions on

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DA To Announce If Tosa Officer Will Face Charges, Lawyer Says

WAUWATOSA, WI— A decision will be announced on Wednesday regarding a fatal shooting involving now suspended Wauwatosa Police Officer Joseph Mensah. The Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office will determine if Mensah will face criminal charges in the death of 17-year-old Alvin Cole.

Kimberley Motley, the attorney for the Cole family, confirmed to Patch the District Attorney John Chisholm will share his decision on Wednesday. Patch reached out to the DA’s Office to confirm the announcement.

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