World Court


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World Court

n
(Law) another name for International Court of Justice
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Noun1.World Court - a court established to settle disputes between members of the United Nations
UN, United Nations - an organization of independent states formed in 1945 to promote international peace and security
court, judicature, tribunal - an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
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On May 18, the ICJ through an interim order had stayed Jadhav's execution after which the Foreign Office communicated to the ICJ that the government of Pakistan had instructed its all relevant departments to give effect to the order of the world court.
The election of the first members of the World Court took place on February 6, 1946, at the first session of the UN General Assembly and Security Council.
The world court has arguably given out its verdict without considering the confessions of the Indian spy that he was involved in the many a terrorist incident inside Pakistan.
Aziz had also said that Islamabad would constitute a stronger legal team to defend against India's claim at the World Court.
Iran has often threatened to sue the United States in the World Court over one issue or another, but it has not actually done so in almost 30 years.
But on March 17, the World Court dismissed the bulk of those challenges, agreeing to proceed with the cases.
The world court said the countries should now negotiate how much compensation Nicaragua must pay for "material damages.
Bolivian President Evo Morales said at a press conference at the presidential palace in La Paz that a top-level delegation filed the suit early Wednesday at the Hague-based World Court, Xinhua reported.
Nicaragua first went to the world court, the United Nations' highest judicial organ, in 2001 arguing that Colombia had no legal claim to the islands.
At the same time, those deciding not to take up the issue with World Court should be asked to explain their conduct.
THE HAGUE (TAP) - The International Criminal Court's top prosecutor demanded Tuesday that Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi aides arrest him and hand him to the world court for trial.
As the World Court pointed out, its judgment last week did refute that crucial point: "The Court is not required by the question it has been asked to take a position-on whether international law generally confers an entitlement on entities within a State to break away from this [State].

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