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The UK’s Special Immigration Appeals commission denied an Afghan-born man his appeal to keep his British citizenship after it was rerevoked due to allegations that he is a Russian spy, in a judgment handed down on Friday. The appellant, known as C2, was born in Afghanistan but moved to Russia briefly to avoid being drafted. [...]

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The alleged gunman implicated in the recent attack on Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico has been formally charged with attempted premeditated murder, high-ranking officials said during a press conference on Thursday, during which they also described the attack as politically motivated. Interior Minister Matus Sutaj Estok described the attacker as a “lone wolf” and said [...]

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The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Tuesday declined to impose preliminary measures against Germany in a case centering on its support for Israel amid ongoing hostilities in Gaza. The case was brought before the ICJ by Nicaragua, which accuses Germany of having breached its obligations under the Genocide Convention and other instruments of international [...]

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Axios reported Saturday that US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is expected to announce sanctions against the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) battalion “Netzah Yehuda” for human rights violations in the West Bank, according to three informed sources. The battalion is a special IDF unit mainly comprised of ultra-Orthodox soldiers. According to the report, the sanctions [...]

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“In a minute there is time For decisions and revisions which a minute/will reverse” —T.S. Eliot, The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock Though much has been published about both military and legal elements of Israeli nuclear deterrence, not much has been written about the specific ways in which these core elements could conceivably intersect. [...]

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Between 2022 and 2024, Pakistan’s political landscape was dominated by dramatic events and shifting power balances. Following Imran Khan’s resignation as Prime Minister in April 2022 due to a vote of no confidence, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party faced tremendous hurdles and internal divides. Despite his ouster, Khan maintained widespread support and a loyal following, [...]

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