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International Laws and Treaties

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  • Unanswered questions about trade and human rights

    Unanswered questions about trade and human rights
    As long as men and women have traded, they have wrestled with questions of human rights. Under international law, policymakers are supposed to view human rights as universal and indivisible. Hence in its free trade agreements, the E.U. includes provisions...
  • Sanctions movement against Israel violates international law

    Sanctions movement against Israel violates international law
    Commentator Yousef Munayyer does a grave disservice to Israelis and Palestinians alike by depicting the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement as an effort to force Israeli compliance with international human rights laws ("Cardin, don't tie U.S. hands for...
  • Announcements: Maryland Five-O Cycling Inc. fundraiser, Land Preservation Foundation meeting, Anne Arundel County Public Library bilingual storytime, Caritas Society gala, ROWC, Retired Officers' Wives' Club, 'Chartered Course' oratorio, Planet walk, plant sales,

    Fundraiser A fundraiser for Maryland Five-O Cycling Inc. will be held from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. April 28 at Heroes Pub, 1 Riverview Ave. Mention Maryland Five-O Cycling when ordering at lunch, happy hour or dinner and 20 percent of purchases will be...
  • UN: Israeli military killed 44 Palestinians at UN shelters

    A U.N. inquiry has found that at least 44 Palestinians were killed and at least 227 injured by direct mortar strikes and other "Israeli actions" while sheltering at U.N. locations during last year's Gaza war. The Palestinians said they would give the...
  • Mica, Grayson trade barbs on trade, ribs on Senate run

    Mica, Grayson trade barbs on trade, ribs on Senate run
    U.S. Reps. John Mica and Alan Grayson debated international trade treaties Monday, with Grayson contending that fellow Democrat President Barack Obama's fast-track procedures are unconstitutional, and Republican Mica giving his support to the deals. The...
  • World 'closer than ever' to Iran nuclear deal, Kerry says

    The world is "closer than ever" to reaching a comprehensive nuclear deal with Iran but the work is far from over, with key issues unresolved, Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday told a global gathering on nuclear disarmament, where he and Iran's...
  • Mailbag: Newport and its residents deserve underground utilities

    Re: "Making homeowners pay to underground utilities is wrong," (April 15): All is not bliss among the stalwart opponents of undergrounding activity in Newport Beach District 118. While not really worshipping power poles, they do not want to pay to remove...
  • Obama warns of anti-globalization sentiment in both parties

    President Barack Obama said the rising anti-globalization sentiment in factions of both political parties risks a withdrawal by the U.S. from global economic competition and stymied growth. Obama, speaking Monday in an interview with The Wall Street...
  • Israel indicts three soldiers for alleged crimes during Gaza war

    Israel indicts three soldiers for alleged crimes during Gaza war
    Three Israeli soldiers were indicted for offenses allegedly committed during last summer’s Gaza war, the army reported Sunday. According to a statement from the Military Advocate General, two soldiers were charged with looting around $600 from a...
  • Angelina Jolie rips world powers on Syria's refugee crisis

    Actress Angelina Jolie pleaded with world powers Friday to help the millions of Syrian refugees, sharply criticizing the U.N. Security Council for being paralyzed by its division over Syria's four-year conflict. Jolie briefed the council as special envoy...
  • Walker says world will be better with trade agreement

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker tells a German audience that young people around the world will be stronger if a new trade agreement between the United States and the European Union can be reached. Walker made his comments Tuesday at the Hannover Messe trade...