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Slovenia through to quarter-finals of Olympic basketball tournament

Tokyo – Slovenia made it to the quarter-finals of the basketball tournament at the Tokyo Olympic Games after defeating the hosts Japan 116:81 for what is their second win in as many matches.

Led by the NBA All-Star Luka Dončić, Slovenia were in the lead throughout the game. With plenty of motivated players in action, they were effective on the offensive and solid in defence.

Bulgaria Censured for Expelling Turkish Journalist Fleeing Arrest

A refugee waits near the Pazarkule Border gate early morning at the Turkish-Greek border, in Edirne, Turkey, 04 March 2020. EPA-EFE/SEDAT SUNA

The Bulgarian state was ordered to pay the journalist 15,000 euros in damages.

The court in Strasbourg found that he was forced to leave Turkey amid a widespread crackdown in the aftermath of a failed coup in July 2016.

Turkish Court Scraps Ministry’s Authority to Cancel Passports

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The country's top court said that passport restrictions can only be imposed by judges' decisions, and Interior Ministry decisions on passports "violated the right of travel".

"The existing rules [at the Interior Ministry] have restricted freedom to go abroad in violation of the constitution," the court said.

The cases of Aleksić, Petnica and Lečić: "Leave them alone to tell their story"

The decision of the Higher Public Prosecutor's Office to reject the criminal charges filed for rape against Branislav Lecic by Danijela Steinfeld, caused a storm in the public from approval to denial.
Lawyer Jugoslav Tintor said in an interview with TV Prva that there is a presumption of innocence when it comes to any case.