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  • India has until October 21 to back global customs deal: EU minister

    ROME (Reuters) - India has until next Tuesday to support a global trade deal struck last year or risk being left out of the agreement to ease worldwide customs rules, the chairman of EU trade ministers said on Wednesday. India in July blocked what...
  • Did Israel's 'Hannibal directive' lead to a war crime in Gaza?

    KEREM SHALOM Israel/GAZA (Reuters) - The July-August war in Gaza drew international condemnation for a number of reasons, but one episode proved more deadly than any other: an Israeli air and artillery bombardment on Aug. 1 that killed 150 people in a...
  • Obama, Modi work to deepen improving U.S.-India ties

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi agreed on Tuesday to deepen U.S.-Indian cooperation on maritime security to ensure freedom of navigation in what amounts to a response to China's naval muscle-...
  • IRS fights Ingersoll-Rand over offshore money routing

    From Burger King to Charlotte, N.C.-based Chiquita, a wave of U.S. companies are looking to move their headquarters to lower-tax countries. The math seems pretty simple: By reincorporating somewhere such as Ireland or Bermuda, a company can slash its tax...
  • All Indians ask is for America to honor our treaties

    When I observe American Indians being deliberately deleted from nearly every aspect of American history, I usually refer to the old Jewish adage that goes, "What are we, chopped liver?" Let me be very frank with you today. As I sit writing this column,...
  • China says U.S. investment talks could be concluded in two years

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Negotiations to bring about a bilateral investment treaty between China and the United States could be concluded within two years, but ratification would then be a tough process, China's vice finance minister said on Friday. Zhu...
  • U.N. draft urges ICC referral for North Korea, but Pyongyang fights back

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A draft resolution urges the U.N. General Assembly recommend the referral of North Korea to The Hague for crimes against humanity, prompting Pyongyang to take the unusual step of proposing its own text praising its human...
  • Prosecutors 'failed' to prove case against Kenya's president: attorney

    THE HAGUE (Reuters) - A defense attorney for President Uhuru Kenyatta called on judges at the International Criminal Court to throw out allegations of crimes against humanity, saying prosecutors had failed to prove their case after five years of...
  • Cambodian land grabs are 'crime against humanity', lawyers tell ICC

    ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Violent, systematic seizures of small farmers' land in Cambodia by members of the political elite constitute a crime against humanity, rights lawyers said on Tuesday in a claim before the International Criminal Court....
  • NATO chief says 'spearhead' plan doesn't breach treaty with Russia

    LASK AIR FORCE BASE Poland (Reuters) - NATO's plan to beef up its military presence in eastern Europe does not violate a post-Cold War deal struck with Russia on military force levels in the region, new alliance chief Jens Stoltenberg said on a visit to...
  • Stew over European food names complicates trade talks

     Stew over European food names complicates trade talks
    As Europe and the United States pursue a lofty vision of a free trade pact that removes tariffs and eases regulatory burdens, it's not just disputes over automobile safety and digital privacy that are creating tensions. It is wine and cheese. And the...