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Turkey 'laughed off' demand to arrest Sudan leader

Istanbul - Turkey "laughed off" a demand from the International Criminal Court (ICC) to arrest Sudan's wanted leader when he attended a summit in Istanbul, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was quoted as saying Thursday.

DR Congo child soldiers awarded $10 mn in damages

Den Haag - International war crimes judges on Friday awarded $10 million in landmark reparations to "hundreds or thousands" of former child soldiers left brutalised and stigmatised after being conscripted into a ruthless Congolese militia.

War crimes judges award child soldiers $10 million in damages

Den Haag - International war crimes judges awarded $10 million in landmark reparations to "hundreds or thousands" of former child soldiers conscripted into a Congolese militia and left brutalised by the horrific experience.

Child soldiers awarded $10 mn damages from Congolese warlord

Den Haag - International judges on Friday awarded $10 million (8.5 million euros) in damages to child soldiers recruited into the ranks of a brutal Congolese militia by former warlord Thomas Lubanga.

Wanted Sudan leader Bashir attends Turkey's Islamic summit

Istanbul - Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted on charges of genocide and war crimes, attended Wednesday an emergency summit of the world's main pan-Islamic group in Istanbul.

Venezuela's ex-prosecutor urges ICC to probe Maduro

Den Haag - Venezuela's former attorney general urged the International Criminal Court on Thursday to launch an investigation into alleged abuses of murder and torture by the leaders of the crisis-hit country.

UN chooses four of five ICJ judges, will vote again Monday

New York - UN General Assembly and Security Council members managed Thursday to award four out of five judges International Court of Justice seats, but the fate of candidates from India and Britain hung in the balance.

ICC opens full probe into alleged crimes in Burundi unrest

Den Haag - International judges have approved the opening of a full investigation into alleged crimes against humanity in Burundi, triggering anger Thursday in the crisis-torn African nation, the first ever to leave the war crimes tribunal.

ICC judges approve full probe into alleged Burundi crimes

Den Haag - International judges have approved the opening of a full investigation into alleged crimes against humanity in Burundi, where at least 1,200 people have died in unrest since 2015, court officials revealed Thursday.

ICC war crimes prosecutors seek to open Afghan probe

Den Haag - War crimes prosecutors said Friday they will ask the International Criminal Court's judges for permission to launch a full-blown probe into crimes committed in war-torn Afghanistan, including possible offences committed by US troops.

Burundi becomes first nation to leave ICC

Den Haag - Burundi on Friday became the first ever nation to leave the International Criminal Court, set up some 15 years ago to prosecute those behind the world's worst atrocities.

ICC probes two staff members over Ocampo links

Den Haag - The world's top criminal court is probing two staff members after media reports implicating them in dealings involving the tribunal's former prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo.

ICC rules jihadist liable for 2.7 mn euros for Timbuktu destruction

Den Haag - War crimes judges said Thursday that a Malian jihadist was liable for 2.7 million euros in personal damages for destroying Timbuktu's fabled shrines in 2012, as they ordered reparations in a landmark ruling.

Mali ex-jihadist liable for 2.7 mn euros for Timbuktu destruction

Den Haag - A war crimes court Thursday said a Malian ex-jihadist caused 2.7 million euros in damages when he destroyed Timbuktu's fabled shrines in 2012.

War court poised for historic ruling on Timbuktu jihadist rampage

Den Haag - War crimes judges are poised to make legal history on Thursday with a ruling on compensation for the destruction of fabled shrines in the Malian town of Timbuktu, an act ordered by a now-repentant jihadist.

ICC to award damages for jihadist Timbuktu destruction

Den Haag - War crimes judges will Thursday hand down a landmark ruling on reparations for the razing of Timbuktu's fabled shrines, but the victims' fund which is to implement the order warned it will not be easy.

ICC to award damages for jihadist Timbuktu destruction

Den Haag - War crimes judges will Thursday hand down a landmark ruling on reparations for the razing of Timbuktu's fabled shrines, but the victims' fund which is to implement the order warned it will not be easy.

ICC to award damages for jihadist Timbuktu destruction

Den Haag - War crimes judges will Thursday hand down a landmark ruling on reparations for the razing of Timbuktu's fabled shrines, but the victims' fund which is to implement the order warned it will not be easy.

ICC judges ordered to review freeing I.Coast ex-leader Gbagbo

Den Haag - Judges must review whether to release the ageing former Ivory Coast leader Laurent Gbagbo for the rest of his crimes against humanity trial, an appeals court ruled Wednesday.

Judges must review whether to free Ivory Coast leader: appeal

Den Haag - Appeal judges Wednesday struck down a decision denying former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo interim release during his trial for crimes against humanity, and ordered the court to review his situation.

ICC judges to rule on release of Ivory Coast ex-leader Gbagbo

Den Haag - War crimes judges will rule Wednesday whether former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo can be released from prison for the rest of his trial on charges arising from deadly election violence that rocked his nation in 2010.

S.Africa set for ICC ruling for failing to arrest Bashir

Den Haag - War crimes judges will rule Thursday if South Africa flouted international law by failing to arrest Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir, wanted for trial on charges of genocide in Darfur.

Activists urge ICC to probe Mexico's 'crimes against humanity'

Den Haag - Rights activists on Wednesday urged the International Criminal Court to probe years of killings and disappearances, as well as torture and detentions, in violence-plagued northern Mexico. "From 2009...

Rwanda genocide shaped me, Congolese ex-rebel tells court

Den Haag - A former Congolese rebel commander told war crimes judges Wednesday the "horrific events" he saw during Rwanda's 1994 genocide shaped him to vow to do everything he could to prevent "it happening again".

Philippine lawmaker appeals for ICC probe into drug war

Den Haag - A Philippine lawmaker on Tuesday appealed to the International Criminal Court to urgently probe thousands of killings in President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs, warning a new martial law in the south could spread.

ICC wants to investigate human trafficking in Libya

New York - The International Criminal Court is considering whether to investigate migrant-related crimes in Libya, which has become a "marketplace" for human trafficking, the chief prosecutor said Monday.

Philippine lawyer accuses Duterte of 'mass murder' at ICC

Den Haag - A Philippine lawyer on Monday filed a complaint at the world's only permanent war crimes court against President Rodrigo Duterte, alleging his war on drugs has caused some 8,000 deaths.

S.Africa denies breaking rules by not arresting Sudan's Bashir

Den Haag - South Africa on Friday denied flouting international law in 2015 by failing to arrest visiting Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted for trial by war crimes judges on charges of genocide in Darfur.

S.Africa denies breaking rules by not arresting Sudan's Bashir

Den Haag - South Africa on Friday denied flouting international law in 2015 by failing to arrest visiting Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted for trial by war crimes judges on charges of genocide in Darfur.

S.Africa denies breaking rules by not arresting Sudan's Bashir

Den Haag - South Africa on Friday denied flouting international law in 2015 by failing to arrest visiting Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted for trial by war crimes judges on charges of genocide in Darfur.
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