miércoles, noviembre 24, 2021

Archivo de Etiquetas: British Government

The Jay Treaty – November 19, 1794

The Jay Treaty. Treaty of Amity, Commerce, and Navigation, signed at London November 19, 1794, with additional article Original in English. Submitted to the Senate June 8, Resolution of advice and consent, on condition, June 24, 1795. Ratified by the United States August 14, 1795. Ratified by Great Britain October …

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THE GENEVA AWARD IN THE "ALABAMA" CLAIMS (1872)

By the Arbitrators. BY the terms of the Treaty of Washington the claims of the United States against Great Britain, arising out of depredations committed during the Civil War on American commerce by the Alabama and other cruisers fitted out in England, were submitted to arbitration. There were five arbitrators, …

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Suleiman Al-Adsani v Government of Kuwait and Others

Suleiman Al-Adsani v Government of Kuwait and Others COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION) (Transcript: John Larking) HEARING-DATES: 21 January 1994 21 January 1994   COUNSEL: J MacDonald QC and O Davies for the Plaintiff; The Defendants did not appear and were not represented PANEL: Butler-Sloss, Evans, Rose LJJ JUDGMENTBY-1: EVANS …

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Flashpoint Falklands: Britain dusts off war plans amid calls to send a nuclear submarine after Argentina joins forces with Brazil and Uruguay to blockade islands – dailymail.co.uk

By Tim Shipman and Ian Drury Military chiefs are dusting off their plans for the defence of the  Falklands after South American countries banned ships from the islands docking in their ports. Sources fear Prince William’s six-month deployment to the South Atlantic as an air-sea rescue pilot next year could …

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Can Libya Sue the UK on Recognition of the National Transitional Council?

Can Libya Sue the UK on Recognition of the National Transitional Council?Earlier this week, the UK Foreign Secretary, William Hague announced that the UK now recognises the Libyan National Transitional Council (the rebels fighting Colonel Gaddafi’s forces) as the sole governmental authority in Libya. This was an implementation of the decision …

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Which Entity is the Government of Libya and Why does it Matter?

Which Entity is the Government of Libya and Why does it Matter? In the past couple of days, Germany and Canada have joined the group of countries that have declared that they consider the National Transitional Council (NTC) in to be the “legitimate representative” of the Libyan people. But what …

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Has the United Kingdom De-Recognized Colonel Qadhafi as Head of State of Libya?

Has the United Kingdom De-Recognized Colonel Qadhafi as Head of State of Libya? On 27 February 2011, it was reported in the media that the United Kingdom had revoked the diplomatic immunity of Libyan leader Muammar Qadhafi and his family (see here and here). Earlier that day, the British Foreign …

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Could the International Court of Justice Indicate a ‘No-Fly Zone’ over Libya?

Could the International Court of Justice Indicate a ‘No-Fly Zone’ over Libya? Stefan Talmon is Professor of Public International Law at the University of Oxford. A wind of change is currently sweeping through North Africa and the Middle East. While the transformation in Tunisia and Egypt has, at least so …

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