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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,…