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ICC Beholden to Collective West, Unable To Be Objective In Arab-Israeli Conflict

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: The International Criminal Court has done nothing to date to condemn Israeli war crimes in Gaza. ICC representatives only state that, against the backdrop of Tel Aviv’s ongoing attacks on Palestinian civilians, the investigation into violations of humanitarian law in Palestine “continues.”
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ICC Discredits Itself With Political Bias

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: Currently, the international criminal justice system, of which the International Criminal Court (ICC) is an integral part, is actually an instrument of political games. The international legal basis for the ICC to exercise its powers remains legally controversial. In this regard, the Rome Statute, on which the ICC relies in its activities, is not recognized by Russia, China, India, Turkey and other authoritative states.
 
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Taliban’s Mistreatment Of Women Has Global Ramifications

WASHINGTON, US: The Taliban’s well-documented oppression is more than just a problem for the women and girls of Afghanistan. The country’s misrule is a signal to the world that gender-based discrimination can be ignored—even condoned. This perpetuates impunity and poses a grave risk of normalizing extremists. It’s time for those who built the international human rights system to step up and defend it.
 
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What’s Really Going On With Pakistan And Iran Exchanging Attacks?

WASHINGTON, US: On Tuesday, Iran used missiles and drones to strike western Pakistan near Koh-e-Sabz. On Thursday, Pakistan conducted airstrikes in southeastern Iran near Saravan, then released a statement claiming that “Iran is a brotherly country.”
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The US And EU Need A Sturdier Structure To Resolve Their Trade Squabbles


WASHINGTON, U.S.--The launch of the US-EU Trade and Technology Council (TTC) was a major accomplishment for transatlantic ties. After four years of historically high tensions, it was critical for the United States and European Union (EU) to stabilize the relationship. 

 
 
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Wan Junaidi: A steady hand and unsung reformist

Law minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar has been in the news a lot recently but unlike many other politicians who are the subject of media coverage

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KLSICCI Holds Courtesy Meeting With Egyptian Ambassador

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--The Kuala Lumpur and Selangor Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KLSICCI) had a courtesy meeting earlier today with the Ambassador of Egypt,  His Excellency Mr Ragai Nasr . Mr Hany Ezat Abdelfattah , the Counselor , Head of the Commercial Office from the Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt also joined the courtesy meeting .

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‘Peace Process’ Is Dead, As Is Fragile Ceasefire In Ethiopia

WASHINGTON, U.S.--The long-anticipated renewed round of war between the Federal Government of Ethiopia against the Tigrayans began at dawn on August 24. The first shots were fired on the southern borders of Tigray near the town of Alamata. Each side blames the other for firing them.

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Central Europe Leads The Way In Backing Ukraine

WASHINGTON, U.S.--As the West scrambles to maintain its united front against Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the European Union (EU) member states of Central and Eastern Europe have led the way as some of the continent’s loudest moral voices, sending arms and humanitarian aid to Ukraine while receiving streams of refugees.

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What Will China Do If Russia Escalates In Ukraine?

WASHINGTON, U.S.--There’s been a “quantum shift” in the relationship between the world’s two largest authoritarian powers, said former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd.

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Cord-Cutting, Russian Style: Could The Kremlin Sever Global Internet Cables?


WASHINGTON, U.S.--As the world watches the Kremlin’s military build-up along the Ukrainian border, the Irish military is worried about Russian naval activity in its own backyard. That’s where Russian exercises are set to take place dangerously close to strategic undersea communications cables that represent an overlooked element of a potential Russian escalation: an effort to blind the world to events unfolding in Ukraine.

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Inside Putin’s Ukraine obsession

WASHINGTON, U.S.--We are currently living through what many observers regard as the most dangerous geopolitical crisis for a generation. 

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Will Russia Make A Military Move Against Ukraine? Follow These Clues

WASHINGTON, U.S.--For weeks, the eyes of the world have been on a Russian troop buildup near Ukraine, as Western officials struggle to decipher Russian President Vladimir Putin’s intent: beef up his attack on Ukrainian sovereignty, or bluff his way to key concessions?

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CIJ Urges The Government To Uphold Its Human Rights Obligations

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--The Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ) notes that Malaysia has won the election to take one of the 18 seats in the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council, with 183 votes for the 2022 -2024 term.

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