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War crimes court delays Kenyatta trial

Den Haag - The International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor on Friday asked judges to indefinitely postpone the start of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta's crimes against humanity trial, saying Nairobi was refusing to cooperate.

AU hits back at 'skewed' world justice with African court

Addis Ababa - Complaining of bullying in the international justice arena, African leaders are forging ahead with plans to set up their own regional court -- and give themselves immunity in the process.

England cricketer James Anderson charged with misconduct

Nottingham - The ICC (International Cricket Council) has decided to charge England bowler James Anderson with misconduct following an incident with Ravindra Jadeja, the Indian all-rounder.

ICC to try I.Coast's Gbagbo for crimes against humanity

The Hague - The International Criminal Court said Thursday it will try Ivory Coast's ex-president Laurent Gbagbo for crimes against humanity allegedly committed during a bloody 2010-2011 election standoff.

ICC rejects final Libya bid to try Kadhafi son Seif

The Hague - The International Criminal Court on Wednesday rejected a final bid by Tripoli's lawyers to try slain dictator Moamer Kadhafi's son Seif al-Islam in Libya, meaning he must now be transferred to The Hague.

ICC prosecutor to open initial probe on Ukraine

Kievpetrovsky Port - The International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor has opened a initial probe into crimes committed before and during the fall of Ukraine's ousted president Viktor Yanukovych, the court said on Friday.

I. Coast split over transfer of war crimes suspect to ICC

Abidjan - The transfer of former Ivorian strongman Laurent Gbagbo's onetime "Street General" to The Hague to face charges of crimes against humanity has divided his west African nation.The pro-Gbagbo opposition said the search for closure following more than a d...

I. Coast's firebrand ex-youth leader transferred to ICC

The Hague - Charles Ble Goude, the former right-hand man of Ivorian ex-president Laurent Gbagbo, was locked up in The Hague early Sunday pending his trial in the International Criminal Court (ICC) on charges of crimes against humanity.

Ivory Coast transfers Gbagbo right-hand man to ICC

Abidjan - Charles Ble Goude, the former right-hand man of ex-president Laurent Gbagbo, has been transferred to the International Criminal Court to face charges of crimes against humanity, the Ivorian government said Saturday.The 42-year-old former youth leader f...

DR Congo militia boss faces ICC war crimes verdict

The Hague - The International Criminal Court is due to deliver its verdict Friday in the trial of Congolese ex-militia boss Germain Katanga, accused of using child soldiers in a 2003 attack on a village in the vast central African country, killing 200 people.Judge...

Uganda says wanted top LRA rebel 'may be dead'

Kampala - The wanted deputy of Uganda's murderous Lord's Resistance Army rebels, Okot Odhiambo, may have been killed in recent fighting, the Ugandan defence minister told AFP.Odhiambo was indicted by the Hague-based International Criminal Court (ICC) in 2005 alo...

Congo warlord Ntaganda 'key' to ethnic crimes, ICC hears

The Hague - Former warlord Bosco Ntaganda played a "key role" in ethnic crimes in the Democratic Republic of Congo, using child soldiers and capturing sex slaves for his rebel army, the International Criminal Court heard on Monday.

International Cricket Council passes controversial revamp

Singapore - Cricket's world body Saturday passed a wide-ranging and controversial shake-up of its governance and structure despite strident protests that it gives too much power to the "Big Three" of India, England and Australia.

ICC launches C.Africa war crimes probe

The Hague - The International Criminal Court said it had opened an initial probe into war crimes in the Central African Republic, where another lynching Friday underscored spiralling sectarian violence.

Former England cricket captain Atherton slams 'Big Three' plan

London - Former England captain Michael Atherton and a leading global anti-corruption watchdog have joined the chorus of criticism regarding plans to effectively cede control of world cricket to India, Australia and England.

Troika sued for crimes against humanity by Independent Greeks

Greece's troika of international lenders has been sued for crimes against humanity by the country's fourth political party, the Independent Greeks.

ICC acquits Congolese warlord Mathieu Ngudjolo

The International Criminal Court (ICC) acquitted Congolese warlord Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui of all charges of crimes against humanity and war crimes over his alleged role in planning the 2003 assault on Bogoro village in the mineral-rich Ituri province.

Libyans argue Saif Gaddafi can receive a fair trial in Libya

The International Criminal Court (ICC) is holding a two day hearing to determine the venue for Saif al-Islam Gaddafi's trial. Libyan authorities want Gaddafi tried in Libya, where he is accused of committing crimes. The ICC want him tried in the Hague.

Organization of American States to meet on Assange issue

The OAS will convene a meeting on August 24, to discuss the matter of Julian Assange, his asylum and the U.K.'s threats on Ecuador's sovereignty. ALBA and UNASUR are meeting on the issue this weekend.

Ecuador may appeal to ICC for Assange's safe passage

The U.K. is denying safe passage to Julian Assange, despite the asylum granted to him by Ecuador. The Ecuadorian government says it may appeal to the International Criminal Court.

Sudan's constitution to be 100 percent Islamic

Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir told a conference in Khartoum on Saturday that the new constitution of the country would be 100 percent Islamic.

Saif Gaddafi charged with failing to license camels

Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, son of slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, who pretended to be a camel herder in order to evade capture, has been charged with failure to license his camels.

Italy seizes Gaddafi family assets worth $1.5 billion

Working under orders from the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Hague, Italian financial police have seized assets controlled by the Gaddafi family worth $1.5 billion.

Mauritania agrees to extradite Abdallah al-Senussi to Libya

The President of Mauritania has agreed to the extradition of Muammar Gaddafi's intelligence chief and brother-in-law, Abdallah al-Senussi, to Libya. Al-Senussi is the subject of an arrest warrant by the International Criminal Court (ICC).

Gadhafi's death may be war crime, says ICC

There are “serious suspicions” that the death of former Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi was a war crime, the International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo says.

Saif Gaddafi to face trial in Libya

The Libyan government has said that Saif Gaddafi will be tried in Libya, rather than the Hague, promising a fair and proper trial. Saif Gaddafi has said he does not recognize the authority of the International Criminal Court.

Saif Gaddafi still negotiating with ICC

Negotiations regarding the surrender of Saif al-Islam Gaddafi are continuing, according to ICC prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo. He said that ICC judges will determine who has jurisdiction for the trial as Saif fears a return to Libya.

NATO to be investigated over alleged war crimes in Libya

In addition to investigating war crimes allegedly committed by the Gaddafi regime in Libya, the ICC has announced it will also be conducting an investigation into alleged NATO war crimes.

ICC may drop charges against Col. Muammar Gaddafi

Charges of alleged crimes against humanity by the late Col. Muammar Gaddafi may be dropped when official confirmation of his death is received by the International Criminal Court.

Libya's NTC want Saif Gaddafi tried in Libya, not in the Hague

Libya's NTC has made it clear that they want Saif al-Islam Gaddafi tried in Libya, rather than at the International Criminal Court in the Hague, if he is caught.
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Warlord Mathieu Ngudjolo during his trial.
Warlord Mathieu Ngudjolo during his trial.


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