India wins International Court of Justice seat as U.K. withdraws nominee in the face of defeat

India scored a major diplomatic victory on Monday as its nominee to the International Court of Justice (ICJ), Dalveer Bhandari, was re-elected after the United Kingdom withdrew its candidate, Christopher Greenwood. The U.K. chose to withdraw after it became clear that it would not win the contest in the General Assembly (GA) and it did not have adequate support in […]

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Zimbabwe’s Mugabe passes deadline to resign

Opposition activists and the influential liberation war veterans association announced more demonstrations to pressure the 93-year-old Robert Mugabe, the world’s oldest head of State, to step down after 37 years in power. “Your time is up,” veterans association leader Chris Mutsvangwa said at a press conference. “You should have the dignity and decency to spare the country of further turmoil […]

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