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Kosovo Gov't Suspends Pay Increases Amid Criticism

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On Tuesday, Kosovo's Agency Against Corruption said there was no legal basis for the government's decision to double or significantly raise the salaries of top officials. Thirty lawmakers then asked the Constitutional Court's opinion on the legal basis of such a decision.

Dem Lawmakers Want to Know Legal Basis for Syria Strikes

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But they say Trump hasn't provided sufficient information to Americans so they can understand what limits, if any, constrain him from taking military action for any purpose deemed as defending "important U.S. national interests."

China Region Gives Legal Basis for Muslim Internment Camps

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Leibold believes that the revisions are an attempt to deflect international criticism. China has come under increasing pressure from the U.S. and the European Union after a United Nations panel confronted Chinese diplomats in August over reports of arbitrary mass detentions and harsh security measures aimed at Muslims, and China is up for review by the U.N.'s Human Rights Council in November.

Legal Basis for British Strikes in Syria Debatable: Opposition Leader

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LONDON (Reuters) - The leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, said on Sunday that the legal basis used to support British air strikes in Syria was debatable, adding that he would only support action backed by the United Nations Security Council.

U.N. Rights Chief Doubts Moral, Legal Basis for Syria's Ghouta Campaign

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"Recent attempts to justify indiscriminate, brutal attacks on hundreds of thousands of civilians by the need to combat a few hundred fighters – as in Eastern Ghouta – are legally, and morally, unsustainable," he told the U.N. Human Rights Council.