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International Laws and Treaties

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  • Britain has ambitious plan for driverless cars, but roadblocks remain

    Britain has announced a plan to fast-track driverless cars, meaning self-driving cars could hit public roads by early 2015. It is the first sovereign state to make such a large-scale and public commitment to testing the cars, experts said. “It&...
  • UN accuses Israel of violating international law in Gaza school shelling

    JERUSALEM Israeli shelling killed at least 15 Palestinians who'd sought shelter from fighting in a United Nations school and 17 more died in an airstrike on a street market on Wednesday, the Gaza health ministry said, in a day of violence that prompted...
  • Israeli shells kill 16 at UN school packed with Gaza refugees

    JERUSALEM Israeli shells hit a United Nations school Wednesday packed with hundreds of Palestinian families who had fled fighting in the Gaza Strip, killing at least 16 people and wounding more than 100, health officials said. The strike on the school,...
  • Trial over Malaysian plane crash not likely at ICC - Dutch

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Netherlands or Malaysia is likely to try those responsible for the downing in Ukraine of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, not the International Criminal Court in The Hague, the Dutch said on Wednesday. Cases are only referred to...
  • Russia says confused by Obama's accusations over Malaysian jet crash probe

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia is puzzled by U.S. President Barack Obama's suggestion that Moscow was not cooperating with an international investigation into what downed a Malaysian Airline's jet earlier this month, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday....
  • Putin may have passed point of no-return over Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Vladimir Putin risks becoming an international pariah over the Ukraine crisis but the Russian president is battening down the hatches for the gathering economic and political storm. The United States and the European Union saw the...
  • Obama wrote Putin about violation of nuclear treaty -White House

    Obama wrote Putin about violation of nuclear treaty -White House
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama wrote to Russian President Vladimir Putin to inform him directly that the U.S. government had determined that Russia violated the intermediate-range nuclear treaty, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said on...
  • U.S. accuses Russia of violating 1987 treaty on nuclear missiles

    The Obama administration has accused Russia of violating a key arms control agreement by testing an intermediate-range nuclear cruise missile. The tests, which U.S. officials have said began as early as 2008, have been a point of contention between...
  • U.N. disabilities treaty deserves ratification

    The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities should not be controversial: It requires equal access for the disabled and bans discrimination against them in all countries that sign on. There is no question that the Senate should...
  • Challenger pushes liberal causes in Democratic primary

    Michael Etienne is trying to make some points by challenging U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson in the Democratic primary in District 24, which straddles Broward and Miami-Dade counties. But he doesn't expect to win. The Democrat-dominated district —...
  • Court orders Russia to pay $50 billion for seizing Yukos assets

    MOSCOW/LONDON/AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - An international arbitration court ruled on Monday that Russia must pay $50 billion for expropriating the assets of Yukos, the former oil giant whose ex-owner Mikhail Khodorkovsky fell foul of the Kremlin. Finding...