Criminal legal aid: once it’s gone, it’s gone | Opinion | Law Gazette

Aspiring lawyers ‘put off’ by long working hours and little reward means there will be no readymade criminal defence solicitors to take it forward. — Read on http://www.lawgazette.co.uk/commentary-and-opinion/criminal-legal-aid-once-its-gone-its-gone/5102393.article

Egypt urges mediation in ‘deadlocked’ Nile dam talks — UPHINDIA

Egypt has urged international mediation over what it called “deadlock” in talks in Sudan over a massive dam under construction on the Nile River, sparking fresh tensions with Ethiopia. Negotiations between the three countries have been at a stalemate for years after Ethiopia began constructing the Grand Renaissance Dam on the Blue Nile in 2012. […]Continue reading “Egypt urges mediation in ‘deadlocked’ Nile dam talks — UPHINDIA”