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On Friday, the International Criminal Court (ICC) issued an arrest warrant for Russian President Vla…

On Friday, the International Criminal Court (ICC) issued an arrest warrant for Russian President Vladimir Putin, accusing him of ordering war crimes during his invasion of Ukraine.[0] The court’s pre-trial judges said there were “reasonable grounds to believe that each suspect bears responsibility for the war crime of unlawful deportation of population and that of […]

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Japan Establishes Garrison on Ishigaki Island, Okinawa Prefecture

On Thursday, Japan’s Defense Ministry confirmed that up to 570 Ground Self-Defense Force members will be stationed at the recently established garrison on Ishigaki island in Okinawa prefecture.[0] Of these, some personnel will be assigned to land-to-ship and land-to-air missile units.[1] The islands of Okinawa form a band stretching from Kyushu, Japan’s southernmost main island, […]

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Erdogan Pushes for NATO Enlargement with Finland and Hungary

NATO’s Nordic enlargement took a significant step forward on Friday when Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that he will push to ratify NATO accession for Finland in Turkey’s Parliament in the coming weeks.[0] The announcement came after a joint press conference in Ankara with Finnish President Sauli Niinistö, following months of diplomatic wrangling between […]

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UNSC Unanimously Adopts Resolutions on Afghanistan Situation, Calls for Independent Assessment

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has unanimously adopted two resolutions concerning the situation in Afghanistan, both extending the mandate of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) for another year and requesting an independent assessment for an integrated and coherent approach to address the current challenges faced by Afghanistan. The first resolution, Resolution […]

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