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I. Coast's Ouattara says 'someone must be responsible' for poll deaths

Abidjan - Ivory Coast's President Alassane Ouattara has refused to comment on the acquittal on crimes against humanity of his predecessor Laurent Gbagbo at the International Criminal Court while insisting investigations would continue.

I.Coast's Gbagbo in Belgium after ICC acquittal

Den Haag - Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo has been released in Belgium under conditions following his acquittal by the International Criminal Court in The Hague, the court said Tuesday.

ICC orders conditional release of former I.Coast leader Gbagbo

Den Haag - The International Criminal Court on Friday ordered the conditional release of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo after he was cleared last month on charges of crimes against humanity.

Ivory Coast's Gbagbo freed by war crimes court

Den Haag - The International Criminal Court finally freed former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo on Friday after his shock acquittal last month on charges of crimes against humanity.

Top African football official faces world war crimes court

Den Haag - A top African football official faced judges at the International Criminal Court Friday, with his lawyer complaining his "dignity was not respected" during his arrest and extradition from France.

ICC halts release of I.Coast's Gbagbo after new appeal

Den Haag - The International Criminal Court on Wednesday halted the release of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo following a fresh appeal by prosecutors, a day after he was acquitted of crimes against humanity.

ICC orders release of Ivory Coast's Gbagbo

Den Haag - The International Criminal Court on Wednesday ordered the release of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo, a day after his shock acquittal over post-electoral violence in which 3,000 people died.

Pressure mounts on war crimes court after Gbagbo blow

Den Haag - As prosecutors failed to land the scalp of yet another former national leader accused of crimes against humanity, the question echoed in the hallways of the International Criminal Court: is it fit for purpose?

War crimes court acquits Ivory Coast ex-strongman Gbagbo

Den Haag - The International Criminal Court acquitted former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo on Tuesday over a wave of post-electoral violence, in a stunning blow to the war crimes tribunal in The Hague.

Laurent Gbagbo, Ivory Coast's former strongman

Abidjan - Ivory Coast's former president Laurent Gbagbo, acquitted on Tuesday of crimes against humanity, once battled for democracy, but his inability to let go of power was his downfall.

Ivory Coast ex-strongman Gbagbo in shock ICC acquittal

Den Haag - The International Criminal Court on Tuesday acquitted former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo over a wave of post-electoral violence, in a stunning blow to the war crimes tribunal in The Hague.

ICC to rule on Gbagbo release next week

Den Haag - International Criminal Court judges will rule next Tuesday on whether to release former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo as his trial for crimes against humanity drags on, the court said.

Risk of 'grave crimes' in Congo ahead of vote: ICC prosecutor

Den Haag - The International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor warned on Thursday of a risk of "grave crimes" in the troubled Democratic Republic of Congo ahead of elections scheduled for this weekend.

C.Africa football boss held in France on war crimes charges

Den Haag - France on Wednesday arrested a member of Africa's top footballing body on war crimes charges in the Central African Republic, the International Criminal Court said.

ICC members back court, but urge it to speed up work

Den Haag - Countries signed up to the International Criminal Court renewed their backing Wednesday for the embattled global legal body, targeted by the Trump administration, but urged the ICC to speed up its work.

C.Africa war crimes suspect 'Rambo' was tortured: lawyer

Den Haag - A former militia leader from the Central African Republic known as "Colonel Rambo" was tortured in detention before his transfer to The Hague on war crimes charges, his lawyer said Friday.

C.Africa ex-militia leader 'Rambo' to appear at ICC

Den Haag - A former militia leader from Central African Republic known as "Colonel Rambo" will for the first time face judges in The Hague Friday on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity.

Ivory Coast ex-president's ICC freedom bid pushed back

Den Haag - The International Criminal Court on Wednesday pushed back to November a hearing on Ivory Coast former president Laurent Gbagbo's bid for release after defence lawyers said they needed more time.

I.Coast ex-president opens freedom bid at ICC

Den Haag - Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo will Monday ask the International Criminal Court to acquit him of crimes against humanity and free him after seven years in detention.

I.Coast ex-president to open freedom bid at ICC

Den Haag - Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo will Monday ask the International Criminal Court to acquit him on all charges of crimes against humanity and release him after seven years in detention.

Gabon hails 'brave' ICC decision not to probe violence claims

Libreville - Gabon on Saturday hailed as "brave" a decision by the International Criminal Court not to open a formal probe into claims of violence after a disputed presidential poll in a country ruled by the same family for nearly 50 years.

ICC to probe Myanmar crimes against Rohingya

Den Haag - The International Criminal Court's prosecutor opened a preliminary probe on Tuesday into Myanmar's crimes against Rohingya Muslims, including killings, sexual violence and forced deportations.

Uganda warlord 'was child victim' of Lord's Resistance Army

Den Haag - A Ugandan warlord must be acquitted of war crimes because he himself was a brutalised former child victim of the Lord's Resistance Army, defence lawyers told the International Criminal Court on Tuesday.

Ugandan warlord's defence to open at ICC

Den Haag - Notorious Lord's Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongwen's lawyers open their defence Tuesday at the International Criminal Court, where their client is charged with conducting a reign of terror in northern Uganda in the early 2000s.

ICC 'undeterred' after US sanctions threat

Den Haag - The International Criminal Court on Tuesday said its work would continue "undeterred" after Washington threatened to prosecute its judges if Americans are charged with war crimes committed in Afghanistan.

Key questions on US relations with the ICC

Den Haag - Threats by the United States to sanction judges from the International Criminal Court if it pushes ahead with a probe into war crimes in Afghanistan have further strained Washington's relationship with the tribunal.

ICC 'undeterred' after US sanctions threat

Den Haag - The International Criminal Court on Tuesday said its work would continue "undeterred" after Washington threatened to prosecute its officials if Americans are charged with war crimes committed in Afghanistan.

US threatens to arrest ICC judges who probe war crimes

Washington - The United States threatened Monday to arrest and sanction judges and other officials of the International Criminal Court if it moves to charge any American who served in Afghanistan with war crimes.

US calls International Criminal Court 'dangerous'

Washington - White House National Security Advisor John Bolton branded the International Criminal Court dangerous and unaccountable Monday, saying it constitutes an assault on US sovereignty.

Jordan defends Bashir non-arrest before ICC

Den Haag - Jordan defended Monday its decision not to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir during an Arab League summit last year, saying it was not obliged to detain and hand him over to the International Criminal Court.
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