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Top UN court rejects Marshalls nuclear case against Pakistan, India, Britain

THE HAGUE: The UN's highest court on Wednesday narrowly threw out landmark cases brought by the tiny Marshall Islands against India, Pakistan and Britain for allegedly failing to halt the nuclear arms race. In majority decisions, the 16-judge bench at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled there was no evidence that Majuro had had a prior dispute with any of the three nuclear giants or sought bilateral negotiations on the issue. "The court upholds the objection to jurisdiction" raised by each of the countries,…

Top UN court to decide Marshall nuclear case against Pakistan, India, UK

THE HAGUE: The UN's highest court will rule on Wednesday (today) on whether to take up a case brought by the tiny Marshall Islands against India, Pakistan and Britain for allegedly failing to halt the nuclear arms race. The decision by the 16-judge bench at the International Court of Justice will determine whether the David-versus-Goliath battle can continue to a full hearing, as Majuro seeks to shine a fresh spotlight on the threat of nuclear weapons. The tiny Pacific island nation was ground zero for a string of nuclear…