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Former #Catalan leader #Puigdemont to return to Belgium

Former #Catalan leader #Puigdemont to return to Belgium

| July 27, 2018

Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont (pictured), facing charges of rebellion in Spain, said on Wednesday (25 July) he would return to Belgium from Germany and continue to campaign for the region’s secession, writes Paul Carrel. Spain’s Supreme Court dropped a European arrest warrant for Puigdemont last week after Germany refused to extradite him for declaring the […]

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#Brexit and the joys of starting over

#Brexit and the joys of starting over

| March 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Anniversaries are special moments. They can be sombre affairs, such as the first anniversary of the Brussels terror attacks, an occasion made even grimmer by the 22 March tragedy in London. Anniversaries can also be a time for reflection and sober deliberation. The European Union’s celebration of its 60th anniversary on 25 March was just […]

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#Kazakhstan: Why Kazakhstan is running for a Non-Permanent Seat on the UN Security Council

#Kazakhstan: Why Kazakhstan is running for a Non-Permanent Seat on the UN Security Council

| March 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

No UN member state from Central Asia has ever sat on the United Nation Security Council. Time to correct this oversight, writes H.E. Erlan Idrissov, Minister of Foreign Affairs for the Republic of Kazakhstan. When the United Nations was first created – and for decades after – Central Asia was low on the global agenda. […]

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Opinion: Pending verdicts reaffirm value of Bangladesh War Crimes Tribunal

Opinion: Pending verdicts reaffirm value of Bangladesh War Crimes Tribunal

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Tureen Afroz Soon the world will learn the fates of some of history’s most notorious war criminals — two men who are finally facing justice for their role in the 1971 genocide unleashed by Pakistan on Bangladesh, as that country fought for its independence.   These men – Motiur Rahman Nizami and Delwar Hossain […]

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Azerbaijan at United Nations Security Council 2012-2013: Experience earned

Azerbaijan at United Nations Security Council 2012-2013: Experience earned

| January 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Elmar Mammadyarov Foreign Minister of Republic of Azerbaijan Shortly after Azerbaijan’s election to the United Nations Security Council as a non-permanent member, President Ilham Aliyev declared that his nation’s priorities would be to promote the ideals of justice and supremacy of international law enshrined in the UN Charter.  Guided by this vision, Azerbaijan worked […]

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