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Exterior view of the Peace Palace housing the World Court in The Hague, Netherlands, Monday, Feb. 17, 2020. Lawyers for Equatorial Guinea told United Nations judges Monday that French authorities illegally seized a mansion in Paris which they insist operated as the African nation's embassy. The building was seized as part of a money laundering investigation into the son of the central African nation's president. (AP Photo/Mike Corder)

Equatorial Guinea: France illegally seized 'embassy'

Feb. 17, 2020 7:26 AM EST

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Lawyers for Equatorial Guinea told United Nations judges Monday that French authorities illegally seized a mansion in Paris that the African nation insists operated as its embassy. The building was seized as part of a money laundering investigation into the son of the central...

UN takes no action on order against Myanmar on Rohingyas

Feb. 4, 2020 4:27 PM EST

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council on Tuesday discussed the International Court of Justice's order that Myanmar must do all it can to prevent genocide against the Rohingya Muslims, but failed to agree on a statement. Myanmar’s ally China as well as Vietnam, which is part of the regional...