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UN court rules in maritime dispute between Singapore and Malaysia
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Friday, 23 May 2008
UN court rules in maritime dispute between Singapore and Malaysia
Singapore has won sovereignty over a disputed island and Malaysia has been awarded control over a series of permanently above-water rocks in a ruling issued today by the United Nations principal judicial organ in a maritime dispute between the Asian neighbours.Read Full Article ...
 
UN tribunal grants Kosovo journalist, Bosnian Serbs temporary release
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Friday, 23 May 2008
UN tribunal grants Kosovo journalist, Bosnian Serbs temporary release
A Kosovo journalist and two former Bosnian Serb army officials have been granted temporary provisional release by the United Nations tribunal set up to deal wi...
 
UN trade law group welcomes Australian move on insolvency
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Friday, 23 May 2008
UN trade law group welcomes Australian move on insolvency
The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) today welcomed Australia's adoption of legislation - based on the Commission's model - on c...
 
Former Rwandan official transferred back to UN war crimes tribunal
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Wednesday, 21 May 2008
Former Rwandan official transferred back to UN war crimes tribunal
A former senior Rwandan official who stands accused of involvement in the 1994 genocide has been transferred from The Hague back to Arusha, Tanzania - where th...
 
Experienced academic chosen to head UN anti-narcotics panel
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Tuesday, 20 May 2008
Experienced academic chosen to head UN anti-narcotics panel
A renowned Iranian physician and professor who is resident in the United Kingdom has been elected the next President of the independent body which monitors the...
 
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