DR Congo’s top court okays presidential election delay

DR Congo’s top court okays presidential election delay

The Constitutional Court in Democratic Republic of Congo said on Monday it had approved a petition by the electoral commission to delay a presidential election set for November, allowing President Joseph Kabila to remain in office until April 2018. Kabila was due to step down in December when his two-term mandate expires and his opponents […]

France’s top court overturns burkini ban in Riviera town

France’s top court overturns burkini ban in Riviera town

France’s top administrative court on Friday overturned a ban on full-body burkini swimsuits in a southern French town amid shock and anger worldwide after some Muslim women were ordered to remove body-concealing garments on French Riviera beaches. The State Council (Conseil d’État) gave the ruling following a request from the Human Rights League and a […]