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Top German court says ECB bond buying scheme partially contravenes the law
Germany's constitutional court has ruled that the European Central Bank's stimulus program partly contravenes German law, because neither the German government nor parliament signs off on the spending.
Benin announces definitive results in polls with no opposition
3 May 2019
Benin's Constitutional Court announce the definitive results of its parliamentary polls, which was held without any opposition candidates, following two days of angry post-election violence in which at least two people died.
Opinion: Thailand's opposition has gambled and lost
10 Mar 2019
Days before Thais are set to go to the polls, the nation's constitutional court dissolved a major opposition party. It's a decision in favor of the military and the royal family, says Rodion Ebbighausen.
South Africa's ruling to legalize Dagga: one month on
22 Oct 2018
In Africa, three countries have liberalized their cannabis laws. Medical marijuana is legal in Zimbabwe and Lesotho. And a month ago, South Africa's Constitutional Court ruled that people could smoke "Dagga" – as it's known there – in private.
South Korea's Park Geun-hye removed from office
10 Mar 2017
South Korean President Park Geun-hye is removed from office after the country's Constitutional Court upheld her impeachment over a wide-ranging corruption scandal.