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Challenging times for International Law

April 30, 2010
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By Hassan Aslam Shad & Taimur Malik Published in the 24 July 2006 issue of The Nation. This article takes a snapshot in time of the relevance of international law. It does so by taking the historic purposes of international law as the point of departure for floating the idea that international law must cater…

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Pakistan gains 50,000km marine area as UN extends continental shelf

May 7, 2009
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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has got its continental shelf extended from 200 nautical miles to 350 nautical miles and would subsequently gain a maritime area of more than 50,000 kilometres, Science and Technology Minister Azam Khan Swati said on Wednesday. He told a press conference that the extension in the continental shelf would benefit the country in…

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UN chief working to complete Bhutto inquiry commission

May 7, 2009
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NEW YORK: United Nations (UN) Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said on Wednesday he was working hard to complete the fact-finding commission, which is to look into the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto. Replying to a question at his monthly press conference at the UN headquarters, the secretary-general said he had still not been…

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