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Law students and young lawyers in Afghanistan are reporting for JURIST on the situation there after the Taliban takeover. For privacy and security reasons, we are withholding the name of  our correspondent filing this dispatch.   The Doha Meeting on the situation in Afghanistan brought together representatives from 25 countries as well as 5 major international [...]

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Law students and young lawyers in Afghanistan are reporting for JURIST on the situation there after the Taliban takeover. For privacy and security reasons, we are withholding the name of  our correspondent filing this dispatch.  The international community has begun two days of high-level meetings in Doha, Qatar focusing on the situation in Afghanistan. This [...]

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The UN Secretary-General António Guterres celebrated on Saturday the successful conclusion of the Fourth Review Conference on combating illicit small arms and light weapons. He hailed the adoption of a “strong outcome document” as a significant milestone and indicator of progress. The document included recommendations for the global community. Secretary-General Guterres said, “The proliferation, diversion [...]

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Taiwan Mainland Affairs Council on Thursday raised the travel alert for Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau to “orange” level and advised people to avoid non-essential travelling. The Council claimed that because the Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau have continued to amend or issue legal documents relating to national security in recent years, there [...]

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The UN announced on Thursday the additional deployment of UN peacekeepers in the southeast Haut Mbomou region of the Central African Republic to prevent further violence. Valentine Rugwabiza, the head of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), announced the deployment at a UN Security Council Briefing. Rugwabiza reported that [...]

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Indonesian immigration officials announced Friday the arrest of 103 Taiwanese nationals suspected of running a cybercrime operation in Bali. However, Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs contested this claim, stating that according to information received by its unofficial diplomatic mission in Indonesia, only 14 of the 103 individuals arrested were believed to be Taiwanese nationals. The [...]

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The recent defense agreement between North Korea and Russia, pledging mutual defense and assistance, signals a disturbing shift in the global geopolitical landscape. This pact, building on an increasingly visible camaraderie between these authoritarian regimes, raises the specter of a new axis of dictatorships. With China, Iran, and Belarus already exhibiting varying degrees of alignment [...]

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