Costa Rica and Nicaragua both must refrain from sending or maintaining civilians, security forces or police in a disputed border area, the International Court of Justice ordered Tuesday, offering each side something it could claim as a victory.
Authorities arrested the governor of the Central Bank of Kosovo on Friday after searching his house and office as part of a corruption investigation, the European Union Rule of Law Mission said in statement.
The Supreme Court has concluded Texas can execute a Mexican man sentenced to death for murder, ending an unusual capital appeal that pitted President Bush against his home state in a dispute over federal authority, local sovereignty and foreign treaties.
The United Nations was formed on October 24, 1945, when the United States, United Kingdom, Soviet Union, China and France and a majority of other member countries ratified the U.N. Charter. The name "United Nations" was actually coined by U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt in the 1942 "Declaration of United Nations, when 26 nations pledge to fight the Axis Powers in World War II.
The United States has withdrawn from an international agreement that gives the International Court of Justice the right to adjudicate violations of the Vienna Convention regarding the incarceration of non-U.S. citizens, U.S. Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice said Thursday.
Israeli Labor Party chief Shimon Peres said Monday that his party will enter talks to form a national unity government with Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, an alliance that would carry out Sharon's plan to withdraw from Gaza and parts of the West Bank.
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon on Sunday ordered construction continued on a barrier between Israel and the West Bank despite a nonbinding world court ruling that it was "contrary to international law."
Israel's high court ruled Wednesday that a section of the West Bank security barrier under construction must be rerouted to avoid infringing on the lives of 35,000 Palestinians, according to an abstract of the court ruling.