In a challenge to U.S. use of a military base in Germany to conduct drone strikes, a German court found the government responsible for ensuring that U.S. operations conducted from German territory comport with international law.
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Iran's space-launch vehicles violate a U.N. Security Council Resolution. Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif says they don't. Who's right?
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The Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act and the International Organizations Immunities Act should not be read to mean that the former governs all questions of the immunity of international organizations.
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Saudi Journalist Disappears at Consulate in Turkey, Iraq Forms a New Government, U.S. Withdraws from Treaties after Challenges at International Court
Police believe journalist and commentator Jamal Khashoggi was killed at Saudi consulate, Iraq’s kingmakers break stalemate to vote on new prime minister and president, and the Trump administration tries to dodge complaints at the International Court of Justice.