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Nicaragua files suit against Costa Rica at UN World Court over border violations

Nicaragua has filed suit against Costa Rica at the United Nations International Court of Justice (ICJ), citing violations to national sovereignty and major environmental damages to its territory due to the construction of a new road along the banks of the San Juan River.

Ugandan judge elected to serve on UN World Court

The General Assembly and the Security Council today elected a Ugandan jurist to fill the final vacancy on the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the principal judicial organ of the United Nations.

Greece breached accord with former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia – UN court

Greece breached a United Nations-facilitated accord with the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia when it blocked its neighbour’s attempt to become a member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled today.

UN Member States elect judges to serve on International Court of Justice

The General Assembly and the Security Council today elected four judges to serve on the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the principal judicial organ of the United Nations.

International law increasingly vital, says head of UN World Court

It is vital that international law underpin developments on the global stage, especially in an ever increasingly globalized and interconnected world, the head of the United Nations International Court of Justice (ICJ) said today.

United Arab Emirates calls on Iran to take dispute over islands to UN court

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) today called on Iran to either enter into serious, direct talks over three islands which it says are an integral part of UAE territory or refer the issue to the United Nations International Court of Justice (ICJ).