Lagarde signals more ECB action amid 'fairly dark' economic outlook
European Central Bank (ECB) President Christine Lagarde on Thursday signalled plans to roll out new emergency measures in December in response to the renewed economic threat from the coronavirus pandemic.Lagarde said the ECB planned "to recalibrate its instruments, as appropriate, to respond to the unfolding situation."The bank is expected to announce the fresh emergency measures in December after drawing up its new growth and inflation projections.The outlook was "fairly dark,“ Lagarde cautioned at a press conference. "A vaccine could give some hope," she added.Lagarde was speaking after the ...
Every regularly constituted court has power to do all things reasonably necessary for the administration of justice within its jurisdiction and for the enforcement of its judgments and mandates. Hence, demands, matters ancillary or incidental to or growing out of, the main action, may be taken cognizance of, and determined by the court, in aid of its authority over the principal matter, even though it may consider and decide matters which would not be within its cognizance as original causes of action. This is the principle explained and resolved in this case of Armando.Armando was born in a m...
Prawit orders legal action against online media ‘misleading youth’
Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon has ordered the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society to take legal action against social media and websites deemed to be misleading young people into “improper behaviour”.Gen Prawit issued the instruction during his visit to the ministry on Thursday, the deputy PM’s assistant spokesman, Maj Gen Patchasak Patirupanont, said.It was an important policy directive, because online media were creating disunity and instigating improper behaviour by students and other young people, he said.Illegal websites would be closed and offenders would be seriously prosec...
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Nairo denies statutory rape allegations, points to CaptainZach
Nairo is taking legal action.
Super Smash Bros. player Nairoby "Nairo" Quezada has finally spoken up about grooming and pedophilia charges brought forward against him by Zach "CaptainZach" Lauth.In July, CaptainZach had come forward with screenshots detailing a sexual encounter with Nairo when he was only 15-years-old and Nairo was 20. At the time, Nairo denied the accusations, even stating that he was being blackmailed by CaptainZach for money.Now, three months later, Nairo has decided to speak out about the incident. He stated that he had an attorney retained since July and that he's planning to take legal action. The Sm...
Turkey to take legal action against France over ‘cultural racism and hatred’
France has been accused of spreading “cultural racism and hatred” by Turkish officials who have vowed to take legal action against the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, in the latest round of the bitter row between Paris and Ankara.State media said Turkish prosecutors have launched an official investigation intoCharlie Hebdo after it followed up its re-publication of highly offensive cartoons of the Prophet Muhammed (peace be upon him) with a caricature of the Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, on the latest front cover of its magazine. The cartoon depicts him as a sexually deprav...
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Merkel calls for action as Germany enacts sweeping restrictions
Germany is facing an "acute national health emergency," Chancellor Angela Merkel said in Berlin on Wednesday after a crisis online meeting with regional leaders to agree on new measures to contain the novel coronavirus pandemic."We have to act, and now," Merkel said. "If infections continue at this rate, we will be at the limits of the capacities of our health system."She noted that 75 per cent of all infections could no longer be tracked.The chancellor issued a call for a renewed "national push" to avoid a national health emergency, but said it would be time-limited.Terming private gatherings...
Turkey threatens legal, diplomatic action over Charlie Hebdo’s caricature of Erdogan
Turkey on Wednesday vowed to take "legal and diplomatic actions" over a cartoon in the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo mocking Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan."We assure our people that necessary legal and diplomatic actions will be taken against this cartoon," the Turkish presidency said in a statement issued Wednesday morning. Minutes later, the Ankara prosecutor's office launched an "official investigation" into the publication, the Anadolu news agency reported.Turkish anger at the caricature added fuel to a row between Turkey and France about the magazine's cartoons of the Pro...
Gordon hints at legal action vs PhilHealth over unpaid debt to Red Cross
Gordon hints at legal action vs PhilHealth over unpaid debt to Red Cross(Philstar.com) – October 27, 2020 – 10:27amMANILA, Philippines — Sen. Richard “Dick” Gordon, who chairs the Philippine Red Cross, hinted at possible legal action against the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. over its failure to settle more than P1 billion it owes the humanitarian organization.“When you do damage or injury to the public or to anybody, that’s an Ombudsman case. I don’t want to threaten anyone. I just pray for them every night,” Gordon told CNN Philippines’ “The Source.”PhilHealth promised to pay the PRC its ...
Israeli clubs back in action after hiatus
The Israel Premier League got back to business this past weekend after more than a month on the sidelines due to the countrywide lockdown as Maccabi Tel Aviv and Hapoel Beersheba kicked off at Bloomfield Stadium in a highly anticipated matchup.However, the game didn’t live up to its billing as the sides played to a 0-0 draw that produced limited quality opportunities.Giorgos Donis’s Maccabi Tel Aviv entered the contest after defeating Qarabag 1-0 in Europa League action, while Yossi Abukasis’s Hapoel Beersheba stunned Slavia Prague 3-1. With both teams coming into the league tie with continent...
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Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams given ultimatum: Reinstate axed Sapo board member or face legal action
Johannesburg - Legal action will be taken against Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams if she does not reinstate a member of the SA Post Office board who was fired on Friday for allegedly accusing her of abusing her powers.Colleen Makhubele was axed from her post after her colleague wrote to the minister complaining about the “undermining” statements that were being made against her (minister) by Makhubele during a meeting that was held on September 29 between the board and Communications Workers Union (CWU).Independent Media’s special investigation unit,...