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Qatar wins air blockade case at top UN court

THE HAGUE: The UN’s top court has backed Qatar in a bitter row with four Middle East nations that imposed an air blockade on the nation. The decision by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) covers a standoff that erupted

Justice for Rohingyas

The persecuted Rohingyas had a moment of celebration as the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ordered Myanmar to take emergency measures to prevent genocide of the Muslim minority community. In a unanimous verdict, the Hague-based world court said that Myanmar

Suu Kyi rejects Rohingya genocide claims at UN court

THE HAGUE: Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has defended Myanmar’s government against accusations of genocide at the international court of justice, despite admitting the army may have used excessive force against Rohingya Muslims. Addressing a bench of 17

Rohingya genocide hearing

It was an unusual sight as Nobel laureate Aung Sang Suu Kyi arrived at the International Court of Justice to defend the Myanmar military over charges of genocide against the Muslim minority Rohingyas. The human rights icon who struggled against

ICJ to hear Rohingya Muslims genocide case on Dec 10

THE HAGUE: In Hague, the lawyers pressing a case against Myanmar for alleged genocide against its Muslim Rohingya minority will next week ask judges to order immediate action to protect them from further violence. During three days of hearings starting

DG ISPR dismisses speculations of amendment to Army Act

RAWALPINDI: Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor on Wednesday dismissed speculation regarding an amendment to the Pakistan Army Act in relation to the International Court of Justice’s ruling on convicted Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav earlier this

PM may present IOK issue to UNGA before ICJ: Law Ministry

ISLAMABAD: The Law Ministry has said that Prime Minister Imran Khan should raise the matter of Indian occupied Kashmir (IOK) in the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) before presenting it in the International Court of Justice (ICJ). The ministry suggested

Pakistan decides to take Kashmir issue to ICJ

ISLAMABAD: Foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that we would take the matter over occupied Kashmir to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) after the Indian government revoked Article 370 earlier this month. The foreign minister in an interview

ICJ urges India to respect human rights in Kashmir

GENEVA: The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) has condemned the legislative steps taken by India in occupied Kashmir and urged the Indian government to respect, protect and fulfill the human rights of people in Kashmir. The ICJ stated in a

India turns down Jadhav’s consular access offer by Pakistan

NEW DELHI: India has turned down the offer of Pakistan for granting consular access to Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav. On Friday, Pakistan made an official offer to grant consular access to Jadhav. Pakistani authorities formally informed the Indian High Commission.

Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav to get consular access

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has formally decided granting consular access to convicted Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav. Pakistani authorities have informed Indian High Commission in this regard. Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal said that work on granting consular access to Jadhav has

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