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    Russia’s ICC Withdrawal Called Bad Sign for Justice
    Nov16

    Russia’s ICC Withdrawal Called Bad Sign for Justice

    International human rights groups have condemned the decree signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin withdrawing Russia from the International Criminal Court, calling it a cynical move and a bad omen for justice. The Rome Statute created the court in 1998. Putin signed the treaty in 2000, but Russia never ratified it. Tanya Lokshina, the...

    Trump says he and Pence have talked to 29 foreign leaders. Here they are.
    Nov16

    Trump says he and Pence have talked to 29 foreign leaders. Here they are.

    Donald Trump and Mike Pence on Wednesday provided a list of 28 foreign heads of state (plus the the Secretary General of the United Nations) that they’ve spoken with since last the election. The release comes after a story published Wednesday morning by the New York Times said foreign leaders were “scrambling to figure out how and when to...

    Donald Trump: No better US ambassador for Prague than Trump’s ex-wife, says Czech President
    Nov16

    Donald Trump: No better US ambassador for Prague than Trump’s ex-wife, says Czech President

    Ivana had told the New York Post that she would suggest to her ex-husband that she becomes ambassador to the Czech Republic. Czech President Milos Zeman has thrown his support behind a bid by Ivana Trump, the ex-wife of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, to become the next ambassador to the country of her birth.”They could not send a better...

    Despite Trump, U.S. lawmakers want response to Russia
    Nov16

    Despite Trump, U.S. lawmakers want response to Russia

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senior Democratic and Republican U.S. lawmakers want Washington to respond to Russia’s alleged interference in the U.S. election and actions in Ukraine and Syria, despite Republican President-elect Donald Trump’s calls to improve relations. …read more Source: The...

    Poroshenko and Biden discuss maintaining sanctions on Russia
    Nov16

    Poroshenko and Biden discuss maintaining sanctions on Russia

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    Despite Trump, US lawmakers want response to Russia
    Nov16

    Despite Trump, US lawmakers want response to Russia

    Senior Democratic and Republican U.S. lawmakers want Washington to respond to Russia’s alleged interference in the U.S. election and actions in Ukraine and Syria, despite Republican President-elect Donald Trump’s calls to improve relations. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia quits International Criminal Court
    Nov16

    Russia quits International Criminal Court

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has this week signed a decree on Russia withdrawing from the International Criminal Court, after a number of African nations turned their back the court and following a UN panel discussed alleged rights abuses in Russia-annexed Crimea. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Russia withdraws from International Criminal Court after being called out over Crimea invasion
    Nov16

    Russia withdraws from International Criminal Court after being called out over Crimea invasion

    Russia announced its withdrawal Wednesday from the International Criminal Court within hours of being rebuked by the ICC for effectively creating an international armed conflict upon its invasion of Ukraine. The decision to part ways was revealed by the Kremlin through a presidential decree issued Wednesday which said Russia will …...

    No better US ambassador for Prague than Trump’s ex-wife, says Czech President Milos Zeman
    Nov16

    No better US ambassador for Prague than Trump’s ex-wife, says Czech President Milos Zeman

    Czech President Milos Zeman has thrown his support behind a bid by Ivana Trump, the ex-wife of US President-elect Donald Trump, to become the next ambassador to the country of her birth. “They could not send a better U.S. ambassador to Prague,” Zeman told her in a telephone call on Wednesday, the president’s office said in a...

    Rapporteur calls on Turkish authorities to release journalists unless indicted for participating in terrorist activities
    Nov16

    Rapporteur calls on Turkish authorities to release journalists unless indicted for participating in terrorist activities

    Returning from a visit to Ankara and Istanbul (Turkey) on 14 November 2016, Rapporteur Volodymyr Ariev (Ukraine, EPP/CD) on “attacks against journalists and media freedom in Europe” made the following statement: “For the preparation of my report, I visited Ankara … …read more Source:...