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Kremlin Welcomes Biden’s Offer to Extend Nuclear Treaty

Kremlin Welcomes Biden’s Offer to Extend Nuclear Treaty

Kremlin Welcomes Biden’s Offer to Extend Nuclear Treaty Kremlin Welcomes Biden’s Offer to Extend Nuclear Treaty The Biden administration and the Kremlin have just two weeks to negotiate the extension before the treaty expires on Feb. 6. Complicating the talks, Mr. Biden has said he intends to retaliate against Russia for a sweeping hacking operation last year that breached government …

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Russia to Exit Open Skies Treaty, Escalating Rivalry With U.S.

Russia to Exit Open Skies Treaty, Escalating Rivalry With U.S.

Russia to Exit Open Skies Treaty, Escalating Rivalry With U.S. Russia to Exit Open Skies Treaty, Escalating Rivalry With U.S. MOSCOW — Russia said on Friday that it was pulling out of a decades-old treaty that allowed countries to make military reconnaissance flights over each other’s territory. The move escalates Russia’s growing military competition with the United States and Europe …

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Treaty to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons Passes Important Threshold

Treaty to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons Passes Important Threshold

Treaty to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons Passes Important Threshold Treaty to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons Passes Important Threshold A treaty aimed at destroying all nuclear weapons and forever prohibiting their use has hit an important benchmark, with Honduras becoming the 50th country to ratify the accord — the minimum needed for it to enter into force as international law. The United Nations …

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Former World Leaders Urge Ratification of Nuclear Arms Ban Treaty

Former World Leaders Urge Ratification of Nuclear Arms Ban Treaty

Former World Leaders Urge Ratification of Nuclear Arms Ban Treaty Former World Leaders Urge Ratification of Nuclear Arms Ban Treaty Nonetheless, delegates from 122 countries — nearly two-thirds of the U.N. membership — participated in the negotiations for the treaty, and 84 have signed it. As of Sunday, 44 of those countries had ratified the treaty, which would come into …

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Turkey Considers Leaving Domestic Violence Treaty Even as Abuse Surges

Turkey Considers Leaving Domestic Violence Treaty Even as Abuse Surges

Turkey Considers Leaving Domestic Violence Treaty Even as Abuse Surges Turkey Considers Leaving Domestic Violence Treaty Even as Abuse Surges Pinar Gultekin, a 27-year-old university student, was strangled before her body was crammed into a barrel and set ablaze. “It was a barrel that we use to burn garbage,” the accused killer, Cemal Metin Avci, a 32-year-old nightclub owner, would …

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Poland Considers Leaving Treaty on Domestic Violence, Spurring Outcry

Poland Considers Leaving Treaty on Domestic Violence, Spurring Outcry

Poland Considers Leaving Treaty on Domestic Violence, Spurring Outcry Poland Considers Leaving Treaty on Domestic Violence, Spurring Outcry The Polish government, emboldened by a narrow election victory this month and undeterred by criticism from European Union leaders, is considering withdrawing from a treaty aimed at curbing domestic violence and protecting women’s rights, with the country’s minister of justice filing paperwork …

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Canadian Court Says Asylum Treaty With U.S. Is Unconstitutional

Canadian Court Says Asylum Treaty With U.S. Is Unconstitutional

Canadian Court Says Asylum Treaty With U.S. Is Unconstitutional Canadian Court Says Asylum Treaty With U.S. Is Unconstitutional MONTREAL — A Canadian court has ruled that a treaty with the United States that allows Canada to turn away asylum-seekers coming from the United States if they originally entered there from a third country violates Canada’s constitution. Human-rights advocates have long …

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E.U. Deal, U.K. Extradition Treaty, Google: Your Tuesday Briefing

E.U. Deal, U.K. Extradition Treaty, Google: Your Tuesday Briefing

E.U. Deal, U.K. Extradition Treaty, Google: Your Tuesday Briefing E.U. Deal, U.K. Extradition Treaty, Google: Your Tuesday Briefing (Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. We’re covering the E.U.’s landmark stimulus deal, the suspension of the U.K.’s extradition treaty with Hong Kong and the last days of a famous Parisian store. E.U. agrees on a …

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UK Suspends Extradition Treaty With Hong Kong Over Security Law

UK Suspends Extradition Treaty With Hong Kong Over Security Law

UK Suspends Extradition Treaty With Hong Kong Over Security Law UK Suspends Extradition Treaty With Hong Kong Over Security Law LONDON — In an escalation of tensions with China, Britain on Monday suspended an extradition treaty with Hong Kong in protest of a new security law that gives China sweeping powers and is seen by critics as a significant threat …

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A Truce, Not a Peace Treaty: A Global Economic Body Warns of Risks

A Truce, Not a Peace Treaty: A Global Economic Body Warns of Risks

A Truce, Not a Peace Treaty: A Global Economic Body Warns of Risks A Truce, Not a Peace Treaty: A Global Economic Body Warns of Risks WASHINGTON — Markets have become too complacent as risks from the coronavirus pandemic threaten global prosperity, the Bank for International Settlements warned in its annual report. “The success of central banks in calming markets …

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