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Another US Internet company pulls back in China
Posted on 25 Mar 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

WASHINGTON - (AP) Two U.S. companies that sell Internet addresses to Web sites said Wednesday they had stopped registering new domain names in China because the Chinese government has begun demanding pictures and other identification documents from their... Read More

French court refuses extradition of Iranian to US
Posted on 6 May 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

PARIS - (AP) A French court rejected a high-profile extradition request from the United States on Wednesday, refusing to hand over an Iranian engineer accused of evading U.S. export controls to buy technology for military firms involved in Iran's... Read More

Russia: US adoptions freeze to last for weeks
Posted on 19 Apr 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

MOSCOW - (APINTL) All Russian adoptions to the United States will remain suspended until a new agreement is negotiated, which could take up to two months, the Kremlin's children's rights ombudsman said Monday. Russia froze U.S. adoptions last... Read More

US wants quick start to beef talks with Japan
Posted on 9 Apr 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

TOKYO - (AP) U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack pressed Japan on Friday for quick action in planned talks on easing access to its beef market, saying he would put together a negotiating team as soon as he gets home to Washington. Vilsack agreed... Read More

New UK aligns with US on hedge funds
Posted on 17 May 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

LONDON - (AP) British Prime Minister David Cameron's new coalition faces likely defeat in an early test of international clout when Europe votes next week to impose tougher laws on hedge funds and private equity groups. These industries have drawn... Read More

Iran, US take their nuclear cases to UN stage
Posted on 3 May 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

UNITED NATIONS - (AP) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad brings his nuclear case to New York on Monday, turning a U.N. treaty conference into a stage for Tehran's long-running showdown with the Western powers over its uranium enrichment program... Read More

Officials say US and Russia to seal arms deal
Posted on 26 Mar 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

MOSCOW - (AP) President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev are within hours of an agreement on the final details of a historic new treaty that would drastically slash the nations' nuclear arsenals, U.S. and Russian officials said Friday... Read More