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"The Government's own justification, which relies heavily on the strongly contested doctrine of humanitarian intervention, does not even meet its own tests. "Without UN authority it was again a matter of the US and British governments arrogating to themselves an authority to act unilaterally which they do ... Russia Iran Syria chemical weapons
MARALINGA, Australia -- Maralinga, a barren stretch of land in South Australia's remote western desert, is the country's only former nuclear test site open to tourists. And Robin Matthews is Australia's only nuclear tour guide. Visitors to Maralinga, a deserted military installation the size of Manhattan, ...

"The Government's own justification, which relies heavily on the strongly contested doctrine of humanitarian intervention, does not even meet its own tests. "Without UN authority it was again a matter of the US and British governments arrogating to themselves an authority to act unilaterally which they do ... UK Russia
Without UN authority it was again a matter of the US and British governments arrogating to themselves an authority to act unilaterally which they do not possess. The fact that the prime minister ordered the attacks without seeking authorisation from parliament only underlines the weakness of a ... bombing Syria
"The Government's own justification, which relies heavily on the strongly contested doctrine of humanitarian intervention, does not even meet its own tests. "Without UN authority it was again a matter of the US and British governments arrogating to themselves an authority to act unilaterally which they do ...
No such provision exists in any international treaty authorising military action against another state. Dismantling the British governments advice, former British ambassador to Uzbekistan Craig Murray wrote Sunday, "all the relevant texts say that an attack on another state is illegal without authorisation of ... government Syria

"The Government's own justification, which relies heavily on the strongly contested doctrine of humanitarian intervention, does not even meet its own tests. "Without UN authority it was again a matter of the US and British governments arrogating to themselves an authority to act unilaterally which they do ... air strikes Theresa May
Here is the full text of the Government's document setting out why it said taking military action in Syria was legal: 1. This is the Government's position on the legality of UK military action to alleviate the extreme humanitarian suffering of the Syrian people by degrading the Syrian regime's chemical ... British government
The SDLP is focused on a return to the spirit of the Belfast Agreement and tackling the challenges of Brexit, leader Colum Eastwood has told delegates at its conference. The Foyle MLA, who assumed leadership in 2015, acknowledged the gathering on Saturday at Titanic Belfast was taking place in ...
Stocks of some species, especially cod and haddock, fell to dangerous levels in the late 1990s - largely because EU governments, egged on by successive British governments, awarded catches up to 30% beyond what scientists said was sustainable. The policy of forcing fishers to "discard" (throw ... fishing
As future British governments adopt the possibilities of free trade around the globe and free markets at home, of cutting tariffs to reduce the cost of living, of bet ter regulation and control of our farms and fisheries, of investing the savings from our repatriated EU contribution, and of cutting taxes, as all these ... fishing
The Irish and British governments are to launch another push to re-establish the powersharing institutions at Stormont. The move will follow celebrations in Belfast next week marking the 20th anniversary of the Belfast Agreement. Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney spoke to the British secretary of ... fishing
The official also says that the Irish and British governments co-operated significantly on European matters as well, where they often found themselves on the same side of arguments. Sources familiar with the current relationship between the two governments all attest that the relationship has suffered badly ... fishing
Along with this discussion, a memorandum was signed to confirm the understanding of collaboration between Belarusian and British governments. Belarus has been one of the UK's leading economic partners for the past couple of years, with the Belarusian embassy in the UK stating that after Russia and ... fishing
Are Teesiders full to the brim with confidence on Britain's impending EU exit or preparing to drain their sorrows? Credit: ITV Tonight. There's now only a year left before Brexit - which will be the most significant economic and constitutional change to the UK since 1 January 1973, when this country joined the ... fishing
Inequality and low levels of social mobility are pressing issues for England's education system. Anne Beauvallet traces the actions of British governments to expand opportunities among pupils. She argues that while there has been continuity in the stated objectives of education secretaries since 2010, key ... fishing
Analysts cite several reasons successive British governments have reacted cautiously to Russian conduct, not least among them being money. London is a favorite place for wealthy Russians to live, buy homes and invest. “The British government does not investigate Russian money coming in, at all,” Mr. fishing

Unlike past unionist MPs who could denounce British governments for 'selling out' unionism, today's dominant unionist party cannot credibly make that allegation because it holds the power to remove its support from the Prime Minister at any time, something which would quash any deal. This week's draft ... fishing
... Irish border open is very much in the Irish interest but would require a willingness on the EU side to match British demands for some bespoke aspects in an agreement. Preparing a deal acceptable to both sides would need imaginative involvement by the Irish and British governments in bilateral talks to bring it to Brussels. fishing
Responsibility for the civilian deaths in the besieged areas of Damascus rests solely with the American and British governments for arming the rebels and thereby prolonging the conflict. What right do the British and American governments have to arm insurrectionists attempting to overthrow the legitimate ... fishing
Successive British governments failed to protect thousands of children who were sent to live overseas, a report by the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) has found. Post-war migration programmes saw around 4,000 British children taken from their families, care homes and foster parents ... fishing
A council housing estate in Thamesmead, London, in 1972. Photograph: Hulton Deutsch/Corbis via Getty Images. Once upon a time, not that long ago, housing was largely what councils were for. In the years after the second world war, after all, public housing was intended to be an option for all who ... fishing
In the wake of the collapse of the cross-party talks to restore the Northern Ireland power-sharing government at Stormont, the Irish and British governments have vowed that they will try to get the talks back on track. Ireland's Minister for Foreign Affairs and Deputy Prime Minister (Tanaiste) Simon Coveney ... fishing
U.S. And British Governments Warn Travelers Of Potential Trinidad and Tobago Carnival Terrorism Plot. If you're going to carnival, you need to be careful according to government officials. Ashleigh Atwell. • 21 days ago. - advertisement -. If you're heading to Trinidad and Tobago for Carnival, keep an eye out, for danger ... fishing
SEATTLE — Boeing's lawyers, still smarting from the shock of losing their U.S. trade-court case against Bombardier's CSeries jets, are now awaiting an imminent ruling in a bigger trade fight over government subsidies. In a case against Airbus that's slogged on for nearly 15 years and has seemed endless, ... fishing
Both times, prosecutors declined to indict. Thomas Bossert, the American homeland security adviser, and Paddy McGuinness, the U.K. deputy national security adviser, argue for the Times in favor of the CLOUD Act, stating that the act's passage is a priority for both the American and the British governments. fishing
The Irish and British governments are going back to the drawing board, following the collapse of power-sharing talks in the north. The DUP pulled out of the negotiations yesterday, claiming there was no prospect of a deal on key issues like the Irish language. Sinn Fein claims there was agreement, but the ... fishing
Others argue the bill unwisely provides the American and British governments new powers to obtain private information. The reality is that courts in both governments already have the authority to compel a service provider to comply with a warrant, and we have a longstanding, but slow, treaty process for ... fishing
LONDON — A British judge upheld an arrest warrant for Julian Assange for the second time in a week on Tuesday, a significant setback for him after five and a half years of evading the authorities by living in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London. Before a packed London courtroom, Senior District Judge ... fishing
A British-Canadian man who allegedly joined ISIS in Syria four years ago and is now being held in a jail run by a Kurdish militia is pleading with Ottawa to secure his release and allow him to come to Canada, CBC News has reported. Jack Letts, 22, dubbed “Jihadi Jack” by the U.K. media, is being held by ... fishing
“With a hard Brexit coming down the tracks that will cause economic, social and political chaos to our island, I also stressed to the Irish and British governments the need for the formation of a government urgently. “Everyone across these islands is talking about the threat of a hard border, yet here we have a ... fishing
Despite attempts by successive British governments to deport Al-Sibai he continues to live in West London. The UK Home Office has faced similar problems with radical preachers in the past, notably Egyptian-born cleric Abu Hamza Al-Masri and Jordanian Abu Qatada, who was eventually deported to ... fishing
U.S. And British Governments Warn Travelers Of Potential Trinidad and Tobago Carnival Terrorism Plot. If you're going to carnival, you need to be careful according to government officials. Ashleigh Atwell. • 6 minutes ago. - advertisement -. If you're heading to Trinidad and Tobago for Carnival, keep an eye out, for danger ... fishing
The Canadian, United States and British governments have issued statements describing the events as a possible terrorist threat and warning their nationals to be careful over the Carnival celebrations that end with the traditional street jump up on Tuesday next week. London warned nationals to 'remain ... fishing
Amid rising tensions between the Irish and British governments, Simon Coveney, the foreign affairs minister, has said that there may be no other option than adopting this position if Britain is unable to provide clarity on its future relationship with the EU. “We have that floor and that fallback position, it was ... fishing
Eurostar says that this is a temporary measure until the Dutch and British governments reach an agreement allowing passport checks to be carried out on departure in the Netherlands. The governments hope to have this agreement in place by the end of 2019, allowing Eurostar passengers to enjoy direct ... fishing
“With a hard Brexit coming down the tracks that will cause economic, social and political chaos to our island, I also stressed to the Irish and British governments the need for the formation of a government urgently. Everyone across these islands is talking about the threat of a hard border, yet here we have a ... fishing
The controversy surrounding Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's visit to Downing Street this spring is symptomatic of the rift between a British public eager to maintain a moral foreign policy and successive British governments ignoring loud critical voices. With the exception of the Liberal ... fishing
That quoted phrase is today a major headache for the DOJ, as the American and British governments, which regularly share intelligence and occasionally spy for each other, have agreed not to recruit the services of each other's agents. But the FBI obviously recruited Steele. If Steele was an FBI asset while ... fishing
He highlighted how past British governments had encouraged Japanese investment by painting the UK as the "gateway to Europe". However, the ambassador stressed Japan had also been making representations to Brussels "to make the point that the continuation of healthy, sound trade relations ... fishing
... and Canadian governments to officially request the handover of Jack Letts from the officials of the [Democratic Federation of Northern Syria] so that the handover can proceed officially," said the statement. "However, so far there has been no official request from neither Canadian or British governments." ... fishing
After yesterday's first round table exchange between the five Stormont parties and Irish and British governments, the talks returned to a bilateral format. “There are talks under way in Stormont at present, as we speak Minister (Simon) Coveney is in Belfast representing the Government and those talks are at ... fishing
The report said the reason that successive British governments had failed to “seal off” the border was not just because of its length (500km), the large number of crossings (275), or the absence of smart technology, but because they had to operate within “hostile territory”, where it said local communities ... fishing
February 2016 - UN Working Group declares Assange was subject to arbitrary detention by Swedish and British governments. July 2016 - WikiLeaks publishes Secretary of State emails from Hillary Clinton's private email server during US Election campaign. 19 May 2017 - Swedish authorities drop their ... fishing
After yesterday's first round table exchange between the five Stormont parties and Irish and British governments, the talks returned to a bilateral format. "There are talks under way in Stormont at present, as we speak Minister (Simon) Coveney is in Belfast representing the Government and those talks are at ... fishing
When David Cameron and George Osborne were in government, the pair heralded a new 'golden era' where the UK would be China's 'best partner in the West'. However, since Theresa May moved into No 10, questions have been raised about the health of this partnership. Osborne ally Lord O'Neill has ... fishing
The mandate from 2016 was to leave the EU, not to scorch the earth on which British governments have stood for a generation. The leave campaign promised many things, but obedience to the scriptures of Rees-Moggery was not among them. The battle now being waged for control of the Tory party is an ... fishing
He said there was a need for the Spanish and British Governments “to work in their common interest” on Gibraltar and”well before any final agreement on the EU is put to parliaments.” “Good relations between us are important, and both countries and Gibraltar stand to gain by a cooperative arrangement ... fishing
The Chinese and British governments and market institutions all have the willingness to explore more opportunities for cooperation and expand broader prospects for development under the BRI framework. We believe that stronger pragmatic cooperation between the two sides under the BRI framework ... fishing
Once the initial shock of the Brexit referendum result in June 2016 subsided, some small comfort was taken in Brussels and Dublin that the British government had a period of time to meticulously prepare for what would be a highly complex withdrawal from the European Union. Unfortunately what followed ... fishing


 

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