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Category: Foreign Policy :: International Law
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Pick your favourite tournament memories - which clips do you want to see? 29.3.2020 BBC: Front Page
As the International Cricket Council opens up its video archive from global tournaments, we want you to pick your favourite memories.
International Cricket Council opens up archive of classic matches 26.3.2020 BBC: Front Page
Footage of classic cricket matches is made available by the ICC for fans who are isolating because of coronavirus.
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Tribal leaders face great need and don’t have enough resources to respond to the coronavirus pandemic 25.3.2020 Raw Story
The coronavirus is hitting American Indians and Alaska Natives hard. Tribal citizens are dying, Indian nations have closed casinos to protect the public, and powwows and traditional gatherings have been canceled. Among the crucial statistics that indicate how dire conditions are for American Indians and Alaska Natives: Indian Health Service hospitals have only 625 beds […]
We Can’t Let COVID-19 Drive Us Into Authoritarianism 21.3.2020
We Can’t Let COVID-19 Drive Us Into Authoritarianism
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Economists Demand Trump Immediately Lift Iran, Cuba, Venezuela Sanctions 19.3.2020
Economists Demand Trump Immediately Lift Iran, Cuba, Venezuela Sanctions
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US Drone Assassinations Continue Despite German Effort to Restrict Them 19.3.2020
A court ruling that would have restricted U.S. drone operations using a German air base is stuck in the appeals ...
Did the US commit crimes in Afghanistan? International prosecutors want to find out 19.3.2020 Raw Story
International prosecutors tasked with looking into alleged war crimes in Afghanistan have no shortage of potential targets. Afghan soldiers and warlords have been accused of rape, murder and kidnap almost since fighting began in late 2001. The deliberate targeting of civilians by the Taliban and other groups continues to this day. Meanwhile, U.S. forces and […]
Economists demand Trump immediately lift Iran, Cuba, and Venezuela sanctions that are ‘feeding the coronavirus epidemic’ 19.3.2020 Raw Story
“This policy is unconscionable and flagrantly against international law. It is imperative that the U.S. lift these immoral and illegal sanctions.” A group of economists and policy experts on Wednesday called on President Donald Trump to immediately lift the United States’ crippling sanctions against Iran, Venezuela, Cuba, and other countries, warning that the economic warfare—in […]
Bashing probe of US war crimes, Mike Pompeo threatens family of ICC staff with consequences 19.3.2020 Raw Story
“If there remained any doubt that the Trump administration’s hostility towards the court is fundamentally punitive and callous in nature, these doubts have now been dispelled.” Amnesty International on Wednesday rebuked Secretary of State Mike Pompeo over new comments bashing the International Criminal Court and threatening court staff—and their family members—investigating alleged war crimes committed […]
Column: 3 billion birds have vanished from our skies. Can we ever bring them back? 18.3.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Steve Holmer heads the American Bird Conservancy, whose motto is "Bringing back the birds." Can it be done, and how?

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Plan to protect veterans from 'vexatious claims' 18.3.2020 BBC: Front Page
The bill protects troops from prosecution for alleged historical offences in conflicts overseas.
How the Ivorian president stunned West Africa by calling it quits 18.3.2020 BBC: World
Ivory Coast's President Alassane Ouattara confounds critics by announcing he will step down.
Is the DNC Once Again Orchestrating the Defeat of a Socialist Candidate? 16.3.2020
Is the DNC Once Again Orchestrating the Defeat of a Socialist Candidate?
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North Sea oil firm accused of profiting from deadly industry 16.3.2020 BBC: Science
Two oil rigs which had been owned by Diamond Offshore ended up being scrapped on a beach in India.
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A dam of contention in Africa 16.3.2020 Hindu: Op-Ed
International mediation over GERD is no substitute for regional cooperation
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Lobbyists got Trump to support Obama-era environmental regulation — after spending $700K at his resort 13.3.2020 Raw Story
The Trump administration agreed to support an Obama-era environmental regulation despite rolling back countless others after a trade group that lobbied for the policy spent more than $700,000 at the president’s Miami resort. Trump has spent much of his first three years in office taking aim at environmental policies imposed under former President Obama. Most notably, […]
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UN experts demand Iran ceases harassing BBC Persian staff 11.3.2020 BBC: World
BBC Persian journalists have endured death threats, criminal inquiries, asset freezes and defamation.
Another Bad Night for Sanders Leaves His Campaign With Limited Options 11.3.2020
Reports of the Sanders campaign’s demise are exaggerated, at least for now, but not by ...
Experts Say Trump Is Exploiting Coronavirus Crisis to Attack Social Security 11.3.2020
Progressives say Trump's proposal to cut the payroll tax is "a Trojan Horse attack" on Social ...
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Trump’s Business Interests Are Shaping His Response to the Coronavirus 11.3.2020
There's an easy way to explain Trump's callous incompetence: He only cares about his failing company's bottom ...
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