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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • BUSAN: China-Korea Co-Prod Treaty a Mixed Bag

    BUSAN -- Veteran Hollywood entertainment lawyer Thomas Leo of L.A.-based Sheppard Mullin briefed attendees at the BIFF Asian Film Market Sunday on the ins and outs of international co-producing. Titled "Borderless Collaboration with China: International...
  • 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...
  • Ivanhoe, Tabula Rasa, Team With Lago, Ucra for 'Hidden Face' Remake

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - RIO DE JANEIRO - John Penotti's Ivanhoe Pictures is teaming with Anna Kokourina Tabula Rasa Films, Germany's Lago Films and Urca Filmes in Brazil to produce an English-language Rio de Janeiro-set remake of Andres Baiz's 2011...
  • Africa is more than disease and terrorism, says African Union leader

    When the headlines coming out of Africa are Ebola, terrorists who kidnap schoolgirls and various rebel movements taking over various governments, it’s difficult to talk about what Africa is beyond that collection of crises. But that’s part...
  • Trade deals worsen immigration pressures [Commentary]

    Trade deals worsen immigration pressures [Commentary]
    The root cause of undocumented immigration, whether from Mexico or Central America, is the poverty and lack of economic opportunity that have afflicted those nations as a result of failed economic policies — including their trade agreements with the...