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August 25, 2017 8:22 AM Divisions bubble up as Brexit talks resume

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Divisions between Britain and the EU over mapping out their divorce will be laid bare in Brussels next week when the two sides meet for another round of negotiations whose timetable already looks tight. London is keen to focus on what happens after Brexit but the bloc says more ground must first be covered on settling the terms of the departure 32

August 23, 2017 4:07 AM Muslim 'triple talaq' divorce law 'unconstitutional', rules Supreme Court

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled a Muslim instant divorce law unconstitutional, a landmark victory for Muslim women who have spent decades arguing that it violated their right to equality. The law allows Muslim men to divorce their wives simply by uttering the word "talaq" three times. Muslim women say they have been left destitute 43

August 22, 2017 7:04 PM India's High Court Outlaws Practice Of Instant Divorce By Muslim Men

Activists hold signs during a protest against "Triple Talaq," the practice of instant divorce by Muslim men, in New Delhi on May 10. The country's Supreme Court has overruled the law permitting triple talaq. Muslim men in India will no longer be able to terminate their marriages in a matter of moments, after a split decision by the country's Supreme 40

August 22, 2017 1:14 PM India court bans Islamic instant divorce

India’s top court has ruled the practice of instant divorce in Islam unconstitutional, marking a major victory for women’s rights activists. In a 3-2 majority verdict, the court called the practice “un-Islamic”. India is one of a handful of countries where a Muslim man can divorce his wife in minutes by saying the word talaq (divorce) three times 50

August 22, 2017 12:19 PM Muslim men in India could once divorce their wives by saying three words. Until now

NEW DELHI — For hundreds of years, Muslim men in India could divorce their wives by repeating the word “talaq,” Arabic for divorce, three times. On Tuesday, the Supreme Court declared the practice unconstitutional. A five-judge bench moved to block instant divorce for six months, pending a law banning the practice to be debated in parliament. India is one of a handful 37

August 13, 2017 4:49 PM Philip Hammond's on board with Brexit at last

Finally, it’s sorted. Until yesterday, the anti-Brexiteers known as Remoaners had high hopes of Philip Hammond, the Chancellor. His statement on The Andrew Marr Show last month that failure to reach an amicable deal with the EU ‘would be a very, very bad outcome for Britain’ was seen as an attack on his Brexiteer colleagues in the Cabinet (and, indeed 31

August 13, 2017 3:50 PM UK government to clarify Brexit stance in seeking 'new phase' of talks

The British government is set to give more details of its aims for life outside the EU, ahead of more negotiations later this month. Brexit Minister David Davis has said London wants talks to move on to a new phase. Brussels has insisted that progress must first be made on divorce arrangements. “We need to get on with negotiating the bigger issues around 22

August 13, 2017 2:04 PM Britain Pushes Ahead With Brexit Negotiations

Britain said on Sunday that it wants talks with the EU to move on to the next phase, as it set out details of the future relationship it envisages with the bloc and senior ministers presented a united approach to negotiations. Britain is keen to start talking about its post-Brexit relationship with Europe, wary of the need to reassure anxious businesses 19

July 28, 2017 10:24 AM Brexit means what? Time for the metaphors to stop

Like the thin twig of peace, the Brexit metaphor has been stretched to breaking point. It should be taken round the back of the paragraph and quietly put out of its misery. Since Britain voted to leave the European Union, politicians and commentators have deployed everything from cakes, cherries, cats, even golf clubs to try to explain what it might 31

July 24, 2017 4:02 AM Marriage requires due diligence

‘I thought I had met my soul mate, when I got married in August 2013. Nevertheless, I signed my final divorce documents, as granted by the court in March 2015. It was a bitter end to a very short marriage, which had incompatibility issues, as the main cause. My advice to those who are yet to marry is that there is no need to rush into marriage. Take your time to know your would-be-partner 39