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New WTO boss backs British calls for new services rules

Ngozi The new World Trade Organization chief has backed Britain’s push for a shake-up of global rules in services trade, but warned sweeping reforms of the under-fire organisation will take a long time. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the first African and first woman to head the trade referee, said the “sooner we can pin down the rules” … Read more

British PM Boris Johnson welcomes “incredibly encouraging” Biden moves

Washington — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Sunday that early steps taken by President Biden on issues like foreign policy and climate change are “incredibly encouraging” for relations between the U.S. and the United Kingdom. “There’s been some important developments in the way the U.K., U.S. thinking has been coming together in the last few … Read more

British barrister Karim Khan named as war crimes tribunal prosecutor

Karim Khan – Sabah Arar/AFP Member states of the International Criminal Court elected British barrister Karim Khan the next prosecutor of the war crimes tribunal on Friday, ending a drawn-out and divisive process to replace Fatou Bensouda when her 9-year term expires later this year. Mr Khan, an assistant U.N. secretary-general, was widely seen as … Read more