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Press Release 2008/34

Press Release 2008/34 NEW Request for an advisory opinion by the United Nations General Assembly (A/RES/63/3) – The General Assembly of the United Nations requests an advisory opinion from the Court on the unilateral declaration of independence of Kosovo (71 Kb)Read more … [via International Court of Justice, The Hague, …

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New Council of Europe human rights memorandum confirms that UK immigration detention system violates human rights

New Council of Europe human rights memorandum confirms that UK immigration detention system violates human rights The Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe, Thomas Hammarberg has published his memorandum on the UK asylum and immigration system with a number of notable conclusions and recommendations. Amongst many other …

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63rd session of General Assembly opens

63rd session of General Assembly opens The 63rd session of the United Nations General Assembly will open tomorrow (16 September 2008) in New York. As part of its lengthy agenda, the Assembly will debate topics under the headings of the maintenance of international peace and security, the promotion of economic …

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Estados Unidos construye muro alrededor de Sadr City

En Bagdad, el New York Times informa que las fuerzas estadounidenses comenzaron a construir un gran muro de concreto para separar parte del barrio chiíta de Sadr City del resto de Bagdad. Los funcionarios estadounidenses dicen que quieren convertir al área sur de Sadr City cercana a la Zona Verde …

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UK parliament votes on referendum for EU treaty

UK parliament votes on referendum for EU treaty LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Gordon Brown is likely to survive a revolt in parliament from some ruling Labour Party members on Wednesday and avoid a referendum on the new European Union reform treaty. [via Reuters: International News]

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Unwilling New Frontier for Migrants: 3 Greek Isles

Unwilling New Frontier for Migrants: 3 Greek Isles Three Greek islands, Samos, Lesbos and Chios, have become new fault lines for immigration into the European Union. [via NYT > International]

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Historic Polish Shipyard Struggles in a New Age

Historic Polish Shipyard Struggles in a New Age The Gdansk shipyard was the epicenter of Poland€™s Solidarity movement in the 1980s. Today it is facing an uncertain future as it struggles with potential bankruptcy and a changing industrial landscape. [via NYT > International]

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North Korea sells arms to Ethiopia with U.S. OK: NYT

North Korea sells arms to Ethiopia with U.S. OK: NYT NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Bush administration allowed Ethiopia to complete a secret arms purchase from North Korea in an apparent violation of a U.N. Security Council sanctions resolution passed months earlier over its nuclear test, The New York Times …

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