International Court of Justice

The Foreign Office has taken a massive cut in Philip Hammond's Budget – bad news for Boris Johnson

Pretty much unnoticed in the Budget was the massive cut imposed on the Foreign and Commonwealth Office by the Treasury. The current budget of £2bn …

Brexit

UK is out of the International Court of Justice – and it's hard to not see Brexit at play

The UN has used its first opportunity since the Brexit referendum to send a powerful message. In a significant diplomatic setback, UK judge …

Brexit

Philip Hammond would make a great Prime Minister

While the speculation rages about the duration of Theresa May's tenure and possible replacements, may I suggest a hitherto less regarded possible PM …

Brexit

International Court of Justice: UK abandons bid for seat on UN bench

Grow your followers<p>by posting better content<p>Growing on Twitter starts by sharing the right articles. Just pick your topics, and we do the …

Judiciary

Slave trade in Libya: outrage across Africa

Media reports about alleged migrant slave markets in Libya have resulted in strong reactions across the continent. African politicians demand an …

World News

India beat Britain at the world court—but only due to politics

For the first time in the court’s history, the UK will not have a judge sitting at the International Court of Justice (ICJ). Christopher Greenwood, who was seeking a second nine-year term, pulled out of the race on Nov. 20, allowing India’s candidate to take the contested seat. This follows weeks …

News

Brahmos Flight test from IAF’s Su-30MKI fighter aircraft

Brahmos Flight test from IAF’s Su-30MKI fighter aircraft Brahmos, the world’s fastest supersonic cruise missile created history on 22nd Nov 2017 …

Narendra Modi

The Crucial 48 Hours Before the Vote That Changed Everything

In some ways India’s victory at the International Court of Justice is a reflection of “change” at the UN, however small.<p><b>Washington:</b> India’s …

Jean-Yves Le Drian

Japan Is Illegally Hunting Whales Yet Again — Let’s Get the U.N. to Step In and Stop These Global Crimes!

“Save the Whales” has been a slogan synonymous with animal rights for many decades, and unfortunately, the fight to save whales from senseless …

Scientific Research

Timor Sea dispute: progress and prospects as a deal emerges

Throughout the course of 2017, Australia and Timor-Leste have negotiated in international conciliation proceedings to resolve their protracted …

South-east Asia

Britain loses seat on International Court of Justice for first time ever

British has pulled its candidate for a seat on the International Court of Justice, allowing a judge from India to fill the final place. Some analysts …

Brexit

UK suffers humiliation as British judge withdraws from International Court of Justice race

The 15th and final position on the bench has been filled by Indian candidate Dalveer Bhandari.<p>For the first time in its history, the International …

Judiciary

How UK lost International Court of Justice place to India

<b>The International Court of Justice is the principal legal body of the United Nations. It is based in The Hague and its job is to settle disputes between states.</b><p>Lots of its work is highly technical and not exactly the stuff of the front pages. And let's be honest, many people would probably not have …

Foreign Policy

How are judges elected to the International Court of Justice?

The ICJ has passed many landmark judgements, but the execution of its verdicts have often been hindered by the skewed balance of power in the United …

Judiciary

UK suffers 'major failure for diplomacy' after losing seat on UN International Court of Justice, says Tory MP

Britain’s failure to elect a judge to the UN’s most powerful court has been branded a “major failure for diplomacy” by a Tory MP.<p>Robert Jenrick, who …

Referendums

Is Britain losing its prestige as well as its ICJ seat?

Description The International Court of Justice is located in The HagueCredits Photo credit CONTINENTAL/AFP/Getty ImagesAlt Text The International …

Brexit

Modi Credits Sushma Swaraj For Re-Election Of India’s Bhandari To International Court Of Justice

Congratulations to EAM @SushmaSwaraj and her entire team at MEA & diplomatic missions for their untiring efforts that have led to India’s re-election …

India

The Hague Aims for U.S. Soldiers

A ‘war crimes’ inquiry in Afghanistan shows the danger of the International Criminal Court.<p>By<p>John Bolton<p>For the first time since it began operating in 2002, the International Criminal Court has put the U.S. in its sights. On Nov. 3, ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda initiated an investigation into …

Simon & Schuster

Singapore PM takes jabs at Malaysia, Indonesia

SINGAPORE Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Sunday launched criticisms of its larger neighbouring countries Malaysia and Indonesia.<p>Speaking about …

Lee Hsien Loong

Pakistan unlikely to deny Jadhav-mother meeting

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan is set to allow convicted Indian spy Kulbushan Jadhav to meet both his wife and mother in the coming days, The Nation has learnt.<p>…

India

India: UK being undemocratic, cabalistic in its approach towards ICJ elections

India has called out the United Kingdom for its 'undemocratic' and 'cabalistic' tactics to win elections at the International Court of Justice.

Government

India wants Jhadav’s meeting with his mother too

ISLAMABAD - In response to Pakistan’s offer to arrange a meeting between Indian convicted spy-terrorist Kulbhushan Jhadav with his wife, the Indian …

Kulbhushan Jadhav

'Considering' India's request to let Jadhav meet mother: Pak

Pakistan today said it is "considering" India's request to let Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother meet him, apart from his wife who has already received …

India

India ‘positively’ responds to Pakistan’s offer about Jadhav

ISLAMABAD: India has ‘positively’ responded to Pakistan’s offer for a meeting between convicted Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav and his wife, but made a …

Kulbhushan Jadhav

ICJ election deadlock: UNSC and UNGA in regular touch to decide next course of action

<b>United Nations:</b> Security Council President Sebastiano Cardi says that his office and that of General Assembly President Miroslav Lajcak are in touch …

Judiciary

New campaign to try Israeli leaders in international court

Pro-Palestinian groups to launch new campaign to have Israeli leadership tried in International Criminal Court at The Hague.

Israel

As India, UK Battles It Out For Last ICJ Seat, What Happens Next?

Some arcane ICJ provisions may help the UN Security Council and the UN General Assembly reach a resolution on who fills the court’s last vacant</b> …

Judiciary

The big news: Centre says Congress’ allegations on Rafale deal shameful, and nine other top stories

Other headlines: A Kashmiri footballer who had joined LeT returned home, and the EC granted the JD(U)’s arrow symbol to the Nitish Kumar-led …

India

Nirmala Sitharaman hails Pakistan move to allow Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet wife as 'good humanitarian gesture'

<b>Ahmedabad:</b> Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday termed as a "good humanitarian gesture" Pakistan's decision to allow Kulbhushan Jadhav, …

India

India to face U.K. in ICJ election

The government is putting “all efforts in” to ensure the election of its nominee Judge Dalveer Bhandari for the International Court of Justice, after …

India