The Supreme Court has overturned the constitutional right to an abortion in America. The court’s decision issued yesterday is the culmination of a generational conservative campaign to strike down Roe v. Wade, the 1973 Supreme Court ruling that established abortion rights. The three conservative justices whom Donald Trump appointed toContinue Reading

JAKARTA, Indonesia — An court ruled on Thursday that President Joko Widodo and six other top officials had neglected to fulfill citizens’ rights to clean air and ordered them to improve the poor air quality in Jakarta, the capital. The Central Jakarta District Court panel voted 3 to 0 inContinue Reading

TORONTO — A Toronto court filled with victims, relatives and others to tell the city’s worst killer how he had ruined their lives — breaking bones, injuring brains and dragging loved ones to death — when he steered a van onto a sidewalk and plowed through pedestrians, transforming the city’sContinue Reading

The British government planned to proceed on Tuesday with flying immigrants to Rwanda for processing and resettlement, after a court blocked two appeals to the contentious plan on Monday, according to Care4Calais, an aid group involved in the appeal. The British government last month announced the deal with Rwanda toContinue Reading

The British government’s decision in the spring of 2020 to discharge hospital patients into nursing homes without testing them for the coronavirus was illegal, a British court ruled on Wednesday, weighing in on what has become a defining scandal for Prime Minister Boris Johnson. During the first wave of theContinue Reading

SEOUL — The Supreme Court of South Korea issued a landmark ruling against the military’s decades-old ban on homosexual activities on Thursday, striking down guilty verdicts for two male soldiers who were indicted on a charge of having consensual sex while off their base. South Korea’s Military Criminal Act callsContinue Reading

LONDON — A London court on Wednesday ordered the extradition of the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States, the latest but not the last step in a long-running battle in British courtrooms. The order to extradite Mr. Assange, who is being sought by the United States in connectionContinue Reading

BRUSSELS — Europe’s top court ruled on Wednesday that the European Union can withhold funding from member countries failing to uphold the rule of law, arming the bloc to step up its efforts to defend its core values. The ruling shoots down a lawsuit by Hungary and Poland, the twoContinue Reading

BELGRADE, Serbia — Novak Djokovic, undone in his quest for a 10th Australian Open tennis championship by his decision to remain unvaccinated against Covid-19, returned on Monday to the warm embrace of his home nation of Serbia even as his future in the sport was shrouded in uncertainty. He landedContinue Reading

GENEVA — Geneva’s chief prosecutor said Monday that a criminal investigation into allegations that Spain’s former king, Juan Carlos, laundered illegal commission payments from Saudi Arabia related to a high-speed rail deal has been closed because of insufficient evidence. But a Swiss private bank, Mirabeau, which was involved in theContinue Reading