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International Laws and Treaties

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  • Doubts surface about India's Modi after trade deal scuppered

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to office with a reputation as a business-friendly leader ready to open up one of the world's biggest markets and sweep away the remnants of the country's socialist past. Now potential...
  • India says WTO deal not dead, can sign in September if concerns addressed

    NEW DELHI/GENEVA (Reuters) - India is willing to sign a global trade deal, which it has torpedoed, if other World Trade Organization members can agree to its parallel demand for concessions on stockpiling food, senior officials in New Delhi said on...
  • Russia to slap duties on imports from Moldova

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Friday it will impose import duties on products from Moldova, its latest move to limit trade with the former Soviet republic which signed a free-trade deal with the European Union in June. Moscow has put curbs on trade...
  • Nine reasons why India's WTO veto shocked the world

    GENEVA (Reuters) - India's tough diplomacy blocked a landmark world trade treaty late on Thursday, despite last-ditch talks to rescue what would have been the first global trade reform since the creation of the World Trade Organization 19 years ago....
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • What should Obama do about Russia and the INF Treaty? Channel Reagan.

    The U.S. government concluded this week that Russia violated the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty by testing a prohibited cruise missile. The question now is what to do. Withdrawal from the treaty would be a mistake. The INF Treaty required...
  • 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&...
  • Russia says U.S. accusations over nuclear treaty 'unfounded'

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia on Wednesday dismissed Washington's accusations that it has violated the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Treaty as "unfounded", and said it had its own complaints against the United States over the treaty. "We have amassed many...
  • Russia stops Ukraine juice imports, latest ban after sanctions

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's consumer protection watchdog said on Thursday it had stopped imports of Ukrainian juice, Moscow's latest trade ban announced following new Western sanctions over Ukraine. A day after banning imports of fruit and vegetables...
  • Families of Malaysia Airlines victims unlikely to receive compensation

    WASHINGTON The accusations that Russia bears the blame for the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane by a surface-to-air missile over eastern Ukraine two weeks ago leaves a key question still hanging: Will the already-troubled investigation produce any...