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    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 Signature from International Criminal Court
    Nov16

    Putin Withdraws Signature from International Criminal Court

    President Vladimir Putin has decided Russia is out of the International Criminal Court. Putin signed a decree Wednesday removing the country from the first legal body with permanent international jurisdiction to prosecute genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes. Putin’s decree was published on the Kremlin’s website and a...

    Transparency International: Judicial System is Bulgaria’s Most Corrupt Sector
    Nov16

    Transparency International: Judicial System is Bulgaria’s Most Corrupt Sector

    Judiciary, Parliament and the Tax system are the three most corrupt sectors in Bulgaria, shows an analysis of the Global Corruption Barometer of Transparency International for 2016, according to the Bulgarian National Radio.The study was made among 60,000 citizens from 42 countries in Europe and Central Asia.One in three people living in Europe...

    Tired of graft, foreign reformers flood out of Ukraine (AFP)
    Nov16

    Tired of graft, foreign reformers flood out of Ukraine (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – It began as a trickle but turned into a flood: …read more Source: The West...

    Russia Withdraws Signature From ICC’s Founding Statute
    Nov16

    Russia Withdraws Signature From ICC’s Founding Statute

    Russia says it is formally withdrawing its signature from the founding statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC). …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia pulls out from International Criminal Court
    Nov16

    Russia pulls out from International Criminal Court

    Decision follows UN report on Russian rights abuses and discrimination in Crimea. …read more Source: AL...

    Poll has ex-French PM Fillon winning conservative primary
    Nov16

    Poll has ex-French PM Fillon winning conservative primary

    PARIS — Former French prime minister François Fillon will knock out two heavy-hitting rivals to become the center-right’s presidential candidate, according to a new poll. The poll, published by Opinionway late Tuesday, has Fillon ahead in the race for the first time, beating frontrunner Alain Juppé in a November 27 runoff round by 54...

    Europe May Need Its Own Nuclear Deterrence Plan If Donald Trump Has His Way
    Nov16

    Europe May Need Its Own Nuclear Deterrence Plan If Donald Trump Has His Way

    BERLIN ― Europe needs to think about developing its own nuclear deterrent strategy given concerns that U.S. President-elect Donald Trump could scale back U.S. military commitments in Europe, a senior member of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives said.Roderich Kiesewetter, foreign policy spokesman for the conservative bloc in...

    Putin withdraws Russia from International Criminal Court 
    Nov16

    Putin withdraws Russia from International Criminal Court 

    File- Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a press conference at Tegel airport after a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin, Germany, on October 20, 2016. Photo: Reuters MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree Wednesday to withdraw Russia from the International Criminal Court, which rules on such grave...

    Ukraine calls for visa-free travel as EU drags its feet
    Nov16

    Ukraine calls for visa-free travel as EU drags its feet

    KIEV/BRUSSELS – The Ukrainian parliament called on the European Union on Wednesday to grant the former Soviet republic visa-free travel, a day before the bloc is due to debate the matter, with sources pointing to hesitation on the side of Germany and France. … …read more Source:...