In response to the ruling, Blom Bank sent a statement to DW citing the judge's comments that it was not obliged to make an international transfer to Khalifeh. "Instead the judge explained that under English law, the Bank would generally be entitled to pay the customer in Lebanon where he holds his account — which we have already offered to do." … [Read more...] about UK court win offers hope to Lebanese losing life savings
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Bertens will face a tough examination in Saturday’s final against Petra Kvitova after she beat her Czech compatriot Karolina Pliskova 7-6, 6-3 in Friday’s second semi-final. The victory was Kvitova’s 10th in succession and moves her one step closer to a second successive title after her triumph at last week’s Prague Open. … [Read more...] about Rafael Nadal loses No 1 status after Dominic Thiem ends winning run
Michael Schumacher: A Formula One legend turns 50 Always testing his limits During his time out of F1, Schumacher took up motorcycle racing and in early 2009 he had an accident while testing his Honda 1000 CBR-Fireblade on a track in Cartagena, Spain. He damaged a vertebra, a rib, and the bottom of his skull, while also suffering a torn artery in his brain. This forced him to call off a planned 2009 comeback, when he would have replaced the injured Felipe Massa. … [Read more...] about Sports news feed: Naomi Osaka wins US Open
It seems unlikely that any vacancies will occur before January, so Trump would have to win reelection in November to make further appointments. The announcement of his wish list was calculated: With less than two months left until the election, it was designed to win over conservatives who might not be so sure that they want to vote for Trump again. … [Read more...] about Opinion: Trump offers Republicans a far-right Supreme Court
Supreme Court has 'failed miserably' Senior lawyer Dushyant Dave, who represented Bhushan in this case, said the token fine was a victory, not just for his client but also for free speech. "But to my mind, it is a defeat for the Supreme Court itself because the court has come out very poorly of the entire episode," he told DW. … [Read more...] about Is India’s Supreme Court using contempt law to stifle criticism?