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Brazil Supreme Court judge orders probe into nine ministers – paper

BRASILIA: A Brazilian Supreme Court justice has ordered investigations into 71 sitting lawmakers and nine ministers in President Michel Temer’s cabinet allegedly linked to the country’s biggest corruption scandal, Estado de S. Paulo reported on Tuesday. The office of Justice Edson Fachin confirmed he would lift the seal on plea bargain testimony from 77 employees… Read More »

Kenyan government orders striking doctors to resume work

NAIROBI: The Kenyan government on Tuesday ordered striking medical staff to return to work and said it had withdrawn an offer of a 50 percent pay hike after the workers’ union became inflexible in their negotiations. It had offered the increase on condition the union called off the strike. “Consequently for failure to call off… Read More »

Turkey orders detention of 166 people in coup-related operation – media

ISTANBUL: Turkish authorities issued detention warrants on Friday for 166 people, including police chiefs, the state-run Anadolu Agency reported, in an operation linked to July’s attempted coup, which Ankara blames on followers of U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen. The operation was aimed at Istanbul police headquarters staff but spread across 35 provinces, targeting people who used… Read More »