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Russia withdraws from International Criminal Court
Nov16

Russia withdraws from International Criminal Court

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday signed a decree declaring that his country will not become a member of the International Criminal Court (ICC). In his decree, Putin ordered Russia’s Foreign Ministry to inform the UN of his decision. Earlier this week, the court released a statement saying it was considering Russia and Ukraine...

Putin Withdraws Russia from International Criminal Court
Nov16

Putin Withdraws Russia from International Criminal Court

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree Wednesday to withdraw Russia from the International Criminal Court, which rules on such grave charges as genocide and crimes against humanity. Russia in 2000 signed the Rome treaty that established the Hague-based court but never ratified it. Putin’s decree, published on the Kremlin’s...

Russia in new blow to ICC as court urges nations ‘Don’t go’
Nov16

Russia in new blow to ICC as court urges nations ‘Don’t go’

The International Criminal Court is based in The Hague and was established in 2002 to prosecute war crimes © ANP/AFP/File / Martijn BeekmanThe Hague, Netherlands, Nov 16 – Russia dealt the International Criminal Court a new blow Wednesday as the court’s top officials appealed to nations to support the tribunal hit by a wave of unprecedented...

Putin withdraws Russia from International Criminal Court
Nov16

Putin withdraws Russia from International Criminal Court

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree Wednesday to withdraw Russia from the International Criminal Court (ICC), which rules on such grave charges as genocide and crimes against humanity. Russia in 2000 signed the Rome treaty that established the Hague-based court but never ratified it. Putin’s decree, published on the...

Putin: Russia withdraws from International Criminal Court
Nov16

Putin: Russia withdraws from International Criminal Court

In his decree, Putin ordered Russia’s Foreign Ministry to inform the UN of his decision. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday signed a decree declaring that his country will not become a member of the International Criminal Court (ICC).In his decree, Putin ordered Russia’s Foreign Ministry to inform the UN of his...

Russia withdrawing from International Criminal Court treaty
Nov16

Russia withdrawing from International Criminal Court treaty

President Vladimir Putin signed an executive order on Wednesday withdrawing Russia’s signature from the International Criminal Court’s founding treaty, whose pronouncements Moscow has derided as one-sided. The order, which took immediate effect, said Russia would not ratify the ICC’s founding treaty, something it signed in 2000....

Ukraine begs Trump for help against Russian aggression
Nov16

Ukraine begs Trump for help against Russian aggression

Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko asked Donald Trump for support against “Russian aggression” during a congratulatory telephone conversation with the US president-elect on Tuesday. Trump’s shock… …read more Source:...

Merkel to be the new ‘leader of the free world’?
Nov16

Merkel to be the new ‘leader of the free world’?

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, after 11 years at the helm, now looks increasingly like the only bulwark of stability and liberal freedom among Western allies © AFP/File / John MacDougallBERLIN, Germany, Nov 16 – The shock election of Donald Trump as US president has forced greater responsibility for defending Western values and interests onto...

Merkel: German Chancellor to be the new ‘leader of the free world’?
Nov16

Merkel: German Chancellor to be the new ‘leader of the free world’?

Merkel, after 11 years at the helm, now looks increasingly like the only bulwark of stability and liberal freedom among Western allies. The shock election of Donald Trump as US president has forced greater responsibility for defending Western values and interests onto German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s shoulders, analysts say, with some even...

Merkel to be the new ‘leader of the free world’?
Nov16

Merkel to be the new ‘leader of the free world’?

The shock election of Donald Trump as US president has forced greater responsibility for defending Western values and interests onto German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s shoulders, analysts say, with some even crowning her the new “leader of the free world”. While the last decade has been defined by Britain, France, Germany and the US showing...

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