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Legal news from Sunday, September 13, 2015
by Dominic Yobbi

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on Saturday accepted the resignation of his prime minister and and his cabinet. The resignation comes after former Agriculture Minister was detained on Monday, after an investigation headed by the country's prosecutor revealed that the minister and others received bribes amounting to over USD $1 million. The detention …

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by Dominic Yobbi

The president of Yemen on Sunday backed out of talks arranged by the United Nations (UN) with Shiite rebels. It was announced by his office that there would be no talks until the rebels accept a UN resolution that would require them to remove themselves from areas they've invaded and return all weapons taken from …

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by Jacqueline Jones

The US Attorney's Office on Friday dismissed all charges against the former chairman of Temple University's physics department, Xi Xiaoxing, for allegedly sharing American-made schematics of a device used in superconductor research to Chinese scientists. The charges were based on emails of technological specifications of the device, known as a pocket heater, that the professor …

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by Jacqueline Jones

Germany announced, on Sunday, that it is invoking temporary border controls at the nation's southern border with Austria, after thousands of immigrants entered the country in recent days. Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière announced at a new conference that over ten-thousand people migrated to Munich Saturday and Sunday morning, and approximately 700 people …

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