International Law News
China's military says US destroyer illegally entered waters in South China Sea
The US Navy on Thursday disputed the Chinese military statement, saying the destroyer is conducting 'routine operations' in the South China Sea and was not expelled
Explained: Did the Chinese 'spy' balloon break international law?
The upper limit of sovereign airspace is a point of contention in international law. In practice, it typically extends to the maximum height at which commercial and military aircraft can fly, which is approximately 45,000 feet. The Chinese balloon was said to be flying at a height of 60,000 feet
Does Taiwan have the right to claim independence? What does international law say?
If Taiwan were to declare independence in the future, its success in becoming a state depends on whether it can maintain control over its territory and people, to the exclusion of China, and be accepted by the international community
China's actions fundamentally at odds with goal of peace and stability, says White House
America will continue to fly, sail and operate where international law allows, consistent with its longstanding commitment to freedom of navigation, and that includes conducting standard air and maritime transits through the Taiwan Strait in the next few weeks
Russia-Ukraine conflict: Vladimir Putin ready to send delegation to Minsk for talks, announces Kremlin
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Putin was 'ready' to send a high-level delegation "for talks with a Ukrainian delegation" to Minsk, which has previously hosted peace talks over Ukraine crisis
China getting more and more aggressive in Indo-Pacific region, says France's Florence Parly
Stressing on keeping key maritime lanes free, the French defence minister said China was getting more aggressive in the Indo-Pacific region, more so, when it comes to the (South) China Sea
India returns apprehended PLA soldier to China: Here's what Geneva Conventions state on treatment of detainees
India on Wednesday returned the apprehended PLA soldier to the Chinese military at the Chushul-Moldo border point after completion of formalities
'Seriously damaged trust': EU demands UK drop planned law overriding Brexit deal or face sanctions
The British government announced this week that it plans to legislate to give itself the power to deviate from some of the provisions in the agreement about Northern Ireland trade.
'Biggest diplomatic blunder' say critics of Centre's invitation to EU MPs; India's stand that Kashmir is internal matter could be compromised
Two major debates have emerged from the Centre's decision to invite a delegation of European Union parliamentarians to Jammu and Kashmir, with the purpose of having them assess the situation on-ground after the abrogation of Article 370, which provided the restive region with a certain degree of autonomy.
Madi Sharma, the woman who facilitated Kashmir foreign delegation's visit also organised controversial trip of MEPs to Maldives
Madi Sharma, who finds herself in the eye of the storm surrounding the controversy over a group of European parliamentarians visit to Srinagar, has been linked to a similar episode in the Maldives back in 2018.
'Invite for foreign delegation's visit to Kashmir sent just one week ahead, list of invitees kept 'top secret',' says Indian origin British MP
Dinesh Dhamija, the Liberal Democrat MEP from London, told News18's Sanjay Suri that not many people were aware of the so-called private visit to Kashmir until a week before the tour took place.
EU MPs visit Kashmir: Lawmakers briefed on Pakistan's role in 'fuelling terrorism'; Opposition launches scathing criticism against Centre
A delegation of 23 EU MPs arrived in Jammu and Kashmir’s Srinagar on Tuesday for a “first-hand” assessment of the situation in the state, in the backdrop of a complete shutdown and clashes between people and security forces in several parts of the city and the Kashmir Valley.
European lawmakers visit Kashmir updates: Congress, PDP, NC slam Centre for rolling out red carpet to EU MPs
European lawmakers visit Kashmir LIVE Updates: A senior UK politician claimed on Tuesday that the Indian government withdrew with little explanation an invitation to be part of the European Union delegation currently on a visit to Kashmir after he demanded to speak with local people without a police escort
'Not prepared to take part in PR stunt': EU parliamentarian Chris Davies claims India withdrew invitation to visit Kashmir
A delegation of 23 MPs from the European Union reached Srinagar on Tuesday for a two-day visit during which they will be briefed on the situation by government officials and also meet a cross-section of local people.
India to work with Iran for facilitating rupee trade, not to violate any international law: Suresh Prabhu
Iran is India's third-largest oil supplier behind Iraq and Saudi Arabia.
SC allows deportation of Rohingya: Prashant Bhushan's arguments flawed as international laws hold no water in Indian courts
On grounds of non-interference with the executive policy, the dualistic form of the State as well as the fact that India is non-signatory of the Refugee Convention, the Supreme Court is right in its judgment in allowing the deportation of the Rohingya refugees
Russia asks US to rethink shutting down Moscow's diplomatic properties, blames Washington for degrading ties
Russia demanded that the US rethink its shuttering of Moscow's diplomatic premises, insisting that Washington bore sole responsibility for worsening ties.
Kulbhushan Jadhav case: India heaves a sigh of relief as ICJ tells Pakistan to put death sentence on hold
India on Thursday heaved a collective sigh of relief after the International Court of Justice put an hold to the execution of Kulbhushan Jadhav, with political leaders hailing the order, and the former navyman's friends erupting in joy and bursting firecrackers.
Kulbhushan Jadhav case at ICJ: Former Indian naval officer safe for now, but Pakistani court system holds key
At the outset we need to note one important thing, the court has on Thursday not commented on the merits of India's case.
Pakistan sentences Kulbhushan Jadhav to death: Ajmal Kasab was treated better than so-called Indian spy
Jadhav pleading guilty to the charges levelled against him makes the entire process look dubious. Why would a person plead guilty to a death sentence?