Showing posts with label legitimacy. Show all posts
Showing posts with label legitimacy. Show all posts

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Brussels proposes plan to confiscate frozen Russian assets to compensate Ukraine - Ursula von der Leyen

The European Commission on Wednesday proposed confiscating Russian assets that have been frozen to punish Moscow for the invasion of Ukraine, exploring legal options with the EU’s partners to compensate Kyiv for damage to the country.

Monday, September 11, 2017

No Place for US Forces in Syria: Diplomat

the Americans will be treated as enemy forces
A Syrian deputy foreign minister lashed out at the US for devastating the Arab country’s infrastructure by assisting Takfiri terrorists, saying the Americans will be treated as enemy forces if they avoid leaving Syria.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Trump gives CIA authority to carry out drone strikes, WSJ says

The president of the United States has given the Central Intelligence Agency the authority to conduct drone strikes against suspected terrorists, a role previously assigned exclusively to the Pentagon, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

President Trump Calls for 'Major' Probe Into 'Voter Fraud'

U.S. President Donald Trump is calling for an investigation into voter fraud in November's presidential election, reinforcing his belief that voting by millions of undocumented immigrants cost him a victory in the national popular vote.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Czech President: There’s no moderate opposition in Syria, only extremist groups

Czech President Milos Zeman said that there is no “moderate opposition” in Syria, but rather only extremist groups, and that he disagrees in this evaluation with the position taken by the United States.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Blair voices `sorrow, regret and apology` after Iraq war report

Former British prime minister Tony Blair voiced "sorrow, regret and apology" after a damning report on the Iraq war Wednesday, but said he did not mislead parliament and did not regret toppling Saddam Hussein.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Australia risks being sued over PNG detention center. - lawyers

Australia risks being sued for false imprisonment after the Papua New Guinea supreme court ruled the operation of the Australian-run Manus Island detention center was illegal.

Thursday, March 10, 2016

UN questions legality of EU-Turkey migrant deal

The United Nations' human rights chief voiced alarm Thursday over a draft deal between the EU and Ankara that could see "illegal" collective expulsions of migrants from Greece to Turkey.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Australians rally against removal of asylum seekers

 Dozens of rallies have taken place across Australia as protesters called on the government to stop the deportation of scores of asylum seekers after a failed legal challenge in the High Court last week.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

UN agency urges Australia to refrain from transferring individuals to Nauru

The spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Rupert Colville, on Wednesday said the organization was very concerned about the situation of the 267 people at risk of being transferred from Australia to Nauru following the High Court's decision delivered this morning in Canberra.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Ukraine's elections generally meet democratic standards

The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) said Monday that Sunday's local elections in Ukraine were generally in line with democratic standards, but there was still room for improvement.

Thursday, October 8, 2015

EU set to step up illegal immigrant deportations

European Union governments are set to agree to step up deportations of illegal immigrants among the hundreds of thousands who have failed to win asylum as they try to cope with a surge in refugees from war-torn Syria.

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Abbas hails EU labeling of settlement goods

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas hailed on Saturday the European Union's (EU) decision of labeling Israeli settlement products, saying that Europe proved that settlements and their products are illegal.

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Greece votes in referendum with future in euro in doubt

Greece votes on Sunday on whether to accept more austerity in exchange for international aid, in a high-stakes referendum likely to determine whether it leaves the euro-currency area after seven years of economic pain.

Friday, July 3, 2015

Greek referendum question not factually, legally correct

European Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis told German newspaper Die Welt that the question Greeks are due to vote on in a referendum planned for Sunday was neither factually nor legally correct.