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US urges countries to withdraw from UN nuke ban treaty

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States is urging countries that have ratified a U.N. treaty to ban nuclear weapons to withdraw their support...

China and Russia win seats on UN rights council, Saudis lose

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — China, Russia and Cuba won seats on the U.N.’s premiere human rights body Tuesday despite opposition from activist groups over...

Greece calls new Turkish survey mission a threat to region

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece accused neighbor Turkey of undermining efforts to ease a crisis over eastern Mediterranean drilling rights Monday, after Ankara redeployed...

Intl court appeals judges uphold detention of Darfur suspect

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Appeals judges at the International Criminal Court upheld Thursday the detention of an alleged Sudanese militia leader charged with...

Rwandan genocide suspect seeks transfer to The Hague

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The defense lawyer of an 87-year-old Rwandan genocide suspect arrested in France has appealed to an international court not...

Another judge steps away from stalled Guantanamo 9/11 trial

WASHINGTON (AP) — Another military judge has stepped down from the Sept. 11 war crimes tribunal at the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay,...

EU leaders overcome Cyprus veto, agree to Belarus sanctions

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders agreed early Friday to impose sanctions on dozens of senior officials in Belarus accused of falsifying presidential election...

Nobel peace laureate calls for urgent justice in Congo

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Congolese Nobel Peace Prize winner Dr. Denis Mukwege says an international criminal tribunal is urgently needed to prosecute mass atrocities,...

Judge allows US suit against Libyan commander to move ahead

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A federal judge has rejected a request from a Libyan military commander who once lived in Virginia to toss...

The Latest: Mali notable in its absence from UN meeting

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest from the U.N. General Assembly (all times local): ...

Former Kosovo separatist commander appears in court

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A former commander of separatist fighters in Kosovo’s 1998-1999 war appeared at a special court in the Netherlands on...

EU police arrest Kosovo war veterans’ leader, raid offices

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — European Union security police arrested the leader of a Kosovar war veterans association for obstruction of justice when officers stormed...

EU leader Michel lashes out at Britain over post-Brexit plan

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leader Charles Michel used the virtual pulpit of the U.N. General Assembly on Friday to lash out at Britain...

1st Kosovar Albanian arrested on war crimes charges

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — A special international court said Thursday that a former commander of the separatist fighters in Kosovo's 1998-1999 war has been...

Kosovo veterans say they’ve been sent war crime files, again

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo war veterans said Tuesday an unknown person has again handed them war crime files from a special international court...

Amal Clooney quits UK role over ‘lamentable’ Brexit plan

LONDON (AP) — Amal Clooney has become the highest profile lawyer to quit an official job over her opposition to the British government's suggestion...

Dutch government seeks to hold Syria accountable for torture

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government announced Friday it is holding Syria responsible under international law for “gross human rights violations,” in...

9 arrested in Bosnia over wartime killings of civilians

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Authorities in Bosnia on Wednesday arrested nine former Bosnian Serb military officers and troops who are suspected in the killing...

Bosnian Serbs honor late ex-official convicted of war crimes

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnian Serb authorities on Wednesday held an official commemoration for a top former wartime leader, despite his war crimes conviction...

Ex-diplomat Darroch astounded by UK plan to break Brexit law

LONDON (AP) — Kim Darroch is astonished. ...

EU warns UK that Brexit deal breach will scuttle a new deal

BRUSSELS (AP) — The 27 European Union nations presented a firmly united front to the U.K. on Friday after the British government said it...

Southern EU leaders urge Turkey to end “unilateral” actions

PARIS (AP) — Leaders of seven southern European countries on Thursday urged Turkey to end “unilateral and illegal activities” in the eastern Mediterranean and...

EU demands UK drop a planned law that breaches Brexit deal

LONDON (AP) — Instead of closing in on a future trade deal, the European Union and Britain entered a bitter fight Thursday over a...

Trade deal at risk as EU says UK must honor Brexit agreement

LONDON (AP) — Prospects of a trade deal between Britain and the European Union appeared to dim Wednesday, with the EU saying that even...

Bolivia calls on ICC to investigate Morales over blockades

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court said Wednesday that Bolivia has asked her to investigate whether former...

House lawmakers ask for probe into Russian poisoning case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Democrat and the top Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee are together calling on President Donald Trump to...

As EU talks resume, UK says it could break international law

LONDON (AP) — The U.K. indicated Tuesday that it was prepared to break an international agreement as post-Brexit trade discussions with the European Union...

New US sanctions on international tribunal prosecutor, aide

WASHINGTON (AP) — The...

Khmer Rouge’s chief jailer, guilty of war crimes, dies at 77

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP)...

Argentina says it reaches deal to avoid debt default

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP)...

Nobel laureate urges EU to act against Congo crimes

BRUSSELS (AP) — Congolese...

Germany calls for end to east Mediterranean military drills

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) —...

Liberia war crimes suspect arrested in London

LONDON (AP) — A...

China criticizes US sanctions over South China Sea buildup

BEIJING (AP) — China...

Islamic State bride sold her wedding present: an AK47

BERLIN (AP) — A...

Greece welcomes French navy presence in Meditteranean

ATHENS, Greece (AP) —...

Turkish ship starts energy search; Greece issues warnings

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) —...

ICC prosecutor says defendant was ‘key’ to Timbuktu crimes

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP)...

US rejects nearly all Chinese claims in South China Sea

WASHINGTON (AP) — The...

Kosovo president visits prosecutors who indicted him

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP)...

Dutch government to take Russia to European court over MH17

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP)...

France urges Netanyahu not to annex parts of West Bank

PARIS (AP) — French...

Kosovo president says he will resign if case goes ahead

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) —...

EU to help resolve Cyprus-Turkey maritime border wrangle

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) —...

Kosovo PM cancels trip to US for talks with Serbia

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) —...

A look at Serbia-Kosovo dispute as war crimes charges filed

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) —...

Kosovo president, 9 others indicted on war crimes charges

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) —...

UN chief hopes Israel decides against West Bank annexation

UNITED NATIONS (AP) —...

More than half of war crimes court’s members back tribunal

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP)...

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