The days of the World Trade Organization's top court appear to be numbered as the United States continues its policy of blocking the appointment of new judges. Crisis talks aimed at saving the body have ended.
Constitutional experts warn Poland's latest proposed bill introducing new disciplinary rules for judges could further erode the country's judiciary. Polish senators have rejected the bill and the EU is also speaking out.
A Turkish court has lifted a nearly three-year ban on Wikipedia. Turkey had been the only country besides China to completely block the online encyclopedia.
The European Commission has asked the EU's top court to suspend the Poland's chamber set up to discipline judges. The court ruled in December that the disciplinary chamber was not independent.
A British woman accused of lying about being gang-raped in Cyprus has been given a four-month suspended jail sentence. The trial has caused widespread backlash over concerns that it was unfair.
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