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World Bank Group Urged to Help Solve Refugee Crisis, Other Challenges

“We will not reach our end poverty goal unless nations are secure and citizens are not confronted by conflict and violence,” said World Bank Group …

Sustainable Development Goals: Something new or more of the same?

The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 targets were described by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon as a ‘to-do list for people and …

How Uber conquered London | Sam Knight

To understand how the $60bn company is taking over the world, you need to stop thinking about cars<p>Every week in London, 30,000 people download Uber to their phones and order a car for the first time. The technology company, which is worth $60bn, calls this moment “conversion”. Uber has deployed its …

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DisneyLife reportedly closed in China by government regulators

Video streaming service DisneyLife has been taken down in China following a request by Chinese regulators, reports the Wall Street Journal. The service launched there in a partnership with Alibaba five months ago.<p>A representative for Disney directed questions to Alibaba, while an Alibaba …

The US-China Arrangement for Air-to-Air Encounters Weakens International Law

This article originally featured on Lawfare and is republished with permission. It may be read in its original form here. By James Kraska and Raul …

Canada violating international law with Saudi arms sale: expert

A controversial rationale the Trudeau Liberals are using to justify approving exports of combat vehicles to Saudi Arabia – that these machines could help Riyadh prosecute a war in neighbouring Yemen – is figuring prominently in a Federal Court challenge aimed at stopping the shipments.<p>Eric David, a …

Meet the godfather of Israeli experts on international law and war crimes

Daniel Reisner headed the IDF’s International Law Division when it shifted its approach to Palestinian violence from a law-enforcement paradigm to an …