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Europe Resumes Financial Data Sharing with U.S.

Europe Resumes Financial Data Sharing with U.S.The move will allow intelligence agencies to restart surveillance of international bank transfers, which the United States says is vital to its effort to fight terrorism.[via NYT > World]

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Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties (Vienna, 23 May 1969)

THE STATES PARTIES TO THE PRESENT CONVENTION, CONSIDERING the fundamental role of treaties in the history of international relations, RECOGNIZING the ever-increasing importance of treaties as a source of international law and as a means of developing peaceful co-operation among nations, whatever their constitutional and social systems, NOTING that the …

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Obama urges direct Middle East peace talks soon

Obama urges direct Middle East peace talks soon WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama urged Israel and the Palestinians on Tuesday to resume direct peace talks by September and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promised “concrete steps” to clear the way. [via Reuters: World News]

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Charter of the United Nations

WE THE PEOPLES OF THE UNITED NATIONS DETERMINED to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war, which twice in our lifetime has brought untold sorrow to mankind, and to reaffirm faith in fundamental human rights, in the dignity and worth of the human person, in the equal rights of …

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