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Election law should be revised: Justice minister

 

Considering and preparing a new election law is useful and necessary, Turkey's justice minister said on June 8. 

Abdulhamit Gül evaluated the agenda in an appearance on journalist Cüneyt Özdemir's YouTube channel.

Three former opposition party lawmakers were sent to prison last Friday, a day after parliament revoked their seats.

Djokovic: Jelena Jankovic returns! VIDEO

The Serbian tennis player talked about the upcoming spectacle of the Adria tour, which will be held in Belgrade, Zadar, Banja Luka and Podgorica.
"I am very pleased to announce Jelena Jankovic's return to the tennis court after more than two years," Djokovic said.
After that, Jankovic briefly joined the program via a video call and said:

Coronavirus Safeguards Stop Large-Scale Bosnian War Trials Resuming

She said that after the relaxation of the pandemic restrictions, the court decided that trials of up to five defendants could start again on June 1. Those hearings will be conducted in two biggest courtrooms in the state court building in Sarajevo, where appropriate distance between all the participants can be ensured.

Croatian Court Rules ‘Thompson’ Song Did Not Break Law

The Court of High Misdemeanours in Zagreb on Wednesday ruled that the controversial nationalist singer Marko Perkovic, widely known as Thompson, did not violate public order and breach then peace with his use of the chant "Za dom spremni" ("Ready for the homeland") in his song Bojna Cavoglave.

Bulgaria: The Detained Deputy Minister of Ecology Remains in Custody

The specialized criminal court has left in custody the Deputy Minister of Ecology Krassimir Zhivkov and four other people accused of being an organized criminal group for importing waste, BNT reports. According to media reports, one of them is the businessman Atanas Bobokov. The decision is subject to appeal within 3 days. One of the accused was placed under house arrest.

Greek Cypriot court upholds Hezbollah suspect’s US extradition

Greek Cyprus' supreme court on May 29 upheld an order to extradite a suspected Hezbollah member to the U.S. on money laundering charges, official media said.

A five-judge bench unanimously dismissed an appeal against a decision by a lower court in September 2019 to extradite the man, identified only by his surname Diab, the Greek Cyprus News Agency said.

Montenegro Court to Examine Publication of Self-Isolating Citizens’ Names

Man wearing a protection mask in the capital, Podgorica, Montenegro. Photo: BIRN/Samir Kajosevic

On Friday it said it would consider the appeal brought by the local NGO Civil Alliance against the decision to publish the names of people undergoing self-isolation, which the alliance said violated their constitutional right to privacy.

Kosovo Court Says Govt Can be Formed Without Elections

The Constitutional Court of Kosovo on Thursday ruled that President Hashim Thaci did not make an unconstitutional decision when he gave a mandate to a new prime minister to form a new administration without holding fresh elections.

He took this action after the outgoing ruling party, Vetevendosje, did not nominate anyone for the role.

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