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Gazprom's Dutch assets frozen

Ukraine’s state-owned Naftogaz said a Dutch court had approved its petition to freeze Dutch assets of Gazprom to enforce an arbitration ruling that Naftogaz should receive $2.6 billion from the Russian company. In late May, Swiss …

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US court orders Iran to pay billions over 9/11atacks

US federal judge ordered Iran to pay billions of dollars in damages to the families of victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks. In a default judgement, US District Judge ordered the Islamic Republic and various entities to pay …

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Iranian court bans Telegram Messenger

A court in Iran has ruled to ban the use of a popular messenger, Telegram, TASS reports citing Irib TV. "Taking into account various complaints over the Telegram app and proceeding from security requirements, the court authorities …

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Court rules to block Telegram in Russia

Moscow’s Tagansky’s court satisfied the demand of Russia’s telecommunications watchdog and blocked access to the Telegram messenger in Russia over its failure to furnish keys to the Federal Security Service to decrypt user …

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Russia's Summa group to appeal co-owner's detention

Russia’s Summa group said on Saturday it plans to appeal a court decision to hold co-owner Ziyavudin Magomedov in pre-trial detention after he was charged with embezzlement, which he denies, Reuters reports. A Summa group …

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Lawsuit filed against owners of Summa company

Law enforcement officers suspected the co-owners of the Summa group, Magomed Magomedov and Ziyavudin Magomedov, of embezzlement and creation of a criminal community, the press secretary of Moscow’s Tver court, Anastasia Dzyurko, said …

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Egypt approves death penalty for terrorists

Egypt’s parliament has approved a government bill to introduce the death penalty for terrorist, Punch reports with a reference to a state television. “Anyone who possesses, imports or makes bombs or explosive materials will …

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Cumhuriyet daily's editor-in-chief released - media

A court in Istanbul has ordered two journalists for the opposition Cumhuriyet newspaper released from prison pending the conclusion of their trial on terror charges. The court ruled Friday that Cumhuriyet Editor-in-Chief Murat …

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Gazprom obliged to pay Naftogaz $2.56bln

The Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce has imposed a $4.63-billion penalty on Russian energy giant Gazprom over its gas transit dispute with Ukraine’s national oil and gas company Naftogaz, the Ukrainian company said …

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 CAS launches case against Russian curling athlete

The Anti-doping Division of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS ADD) has initiated a procedure involving Russian curler Aleksandr Krushelnitsky, winner of the bronze medal at mixed doubles curling at the 2018 Winter Olympic …

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US appeals court rules against Trump travel ban

US President Donald Trump’s travel ban targeting people from six Muslim-majority countries violates the US Constitution by discriminating on the basis of religion, a federal appeals court ruled yesterday. The 4th …

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New York bomber sentenced to life in prison

The man who set off pressure cooker bombs in New York and New Jersey in 2016 has been sentenced to life. The Afghan-born US citizen, Ahmad Khan Rahimi, injured 31 people when he set off a bomb in …

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US finds Turkish banker guilty in Iran sanctions case

A US jury has found an executive at majority state-owned Halkbank, Mehmet Hakan Atilla, guilty of helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions, after a nearly four-week trial that has strained diplomatic relations between the United …

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