Highest U.N. court can tell states what to do – but not enforce

THE HAGUE — In ordering Myanmar on Thursday to take immediate measures to prevent atrocities against its Muslim Rohingya minority, the International Court of Justice in The Hague was handing down a binding ruling with no possibility of appeal – and no means of enforcement. Read More …read more Source:: Nationalpost       

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China Quarantines Second City As Experts Warn It’s Already Too Late To Stop Virus

China Quarantines Second City As Experts Warn It’s Already Too Late To Stop Virus As cases of the new coronavirus popped up around the globe, Chinese health officials managed to assuage the worries of the public, and the market, by insisting that the new, deadly coronavirus that emerged late last month in Wuhan had been […]

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William Watson: Good news from Statistics Canada on oil spills

If you don’t feel you have enough email, you can sign up for Statistics Canada’s daily feed of statistics, called, not surprisingly, “The Daily.” I get it out of a sense of duty though that doesn’t mean it isn’t sometimes very interesting. My favourite entry is “Crushing statistics,” which gets updates every so often. Some […]

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