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EU, Britain clash again in latest post-Brexit spat

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union said Wednesday that Britain's “unilateral action" on trade rules will breach international law and is threatening legal action...

ICC launches war crimes probe into Israeli practices

JERUSALEM (AP) — The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor on Wednesday launched an investigation into alleged crimes in the Palestinian territories, turning the tribunal’s...

All sides commit abuses in Mozambique conflict, says report

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — War crimes have been committed by all sides fighting in Mozambique's northern Cabo Delgado province, including jihadi rebels, government forces and...

EU to hit more Russian officials with sanctions over Navalny

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union foreign ministers agreed Monday to impose new sanctions against Russian officials linked to the jailing of opposition leader Alexei...

Moscow court rejects opposition leader Navalny’s appeal

MOSCOW (AP) — A Moscow court on Saturday rejected Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s appeal of his prison sentence, even as the country faced...

Kremlin rebuffs European court’s demand to free Navalny

MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin on Thursday strongly rejected the European human rights court's order to release jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny as “inadmissible”...

Lawyer: Central African Republic soccer chief is innocent

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The former head of Central African Republic's soccer federation used the popular sport to foster peace and unity in...

Russia rejects European rights court’s order to free Navalny

MOSCOW (AP) — Europe's top human rights court has ordered Russia to release jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny, a ruling quickly rejected Wednesday by...

Alleged Central African Republic rebels plead not guilty

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Two alleged leaders of a predominantly Christian rebel group in the Central African Republic were key players in a...

S. Korean sexual slavery survivor wants UN court judgment

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean woman who was sexually enslaved by Japan’s World War II military called for the leaders of...

British lawyer Karim Khan elected next ICC prosecutor

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — More than 120 countries elected British lawyer Karim Khan on Friday as the next prosecutor of the International Criminal Court,...

EXPLAINER: Israeli settlements may face new scrutiny

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s ongoing building of settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem would likely be more vulnerable to prosecution than its...

ICC officials in Sudan seek cooperation for Darfur justice

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan’s justice minister met with officials from the International Criminal Court in the capital of Khartoum on Sunday to discuss cooperation...

Welcoming ICC ruling, Palestinian family hopes for justice

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The father of a Palestinian boy killed in an Israeli missile strike in 2014 expressed renewed hope for...

ICC clears way for war crimes probe of Israeli actions

JERUSALEM (AP) — The International Criminal Court said Friday that its jurisdiction extends to territories occupied by Israel in the 1967 Mideast war, potentially...

ICC convicts Ugandan rebel commander of war crimes

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The International Criminal Court on Thursday convicted a one-time child soldier who morphed into a brutal commander in the...

Sierra Leone man on trial in Finland for Liberian war crimes

HELSINKI (AP) — A trial has started in Finland for a Sierra Leone man charged with committing serious war crimes, including several murders, and...

Central African Republic alleged rebel handed to intl court

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — An alleged rebel commander from Central African Republic has been detained and turned over to the International Criminal Court...

First-ever treaty to ban nuclear weapons enters into force

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The first-ever treaty to ban nuclear weapons entered into force on Friday, hailed as a historic step to rid the...

After vote, Greece to double reach of western coastal waters

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Lawmakers in Greece Wednesday overwhelmingly approved legislation to extend the country's territorial waters along its western coastline from six to...

Japan urges South Korea to drop wartime compensation demands

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's foreign minister accused South Korea on Monday of worsening already strained ties by making “illegal” demands for compensation for the...

Report: Hospitals in Ethiopia’s Tigray struck by artillery

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Many of the hospitals in Ethiopia’s conflict-hit Tigray region, outside its capital, have been struck by artillery during the two...

ICC prosecutor slams ‘wholly unacceptable’ US sanctions

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The outgoing prosecutor of the International Criminal Court hit out Monday at sanctions slapped on her by the Trump...

ICC prosecutor ready to open investigation into Ukraine

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The International Criminal Court's prosecutor said Friday that a preliminary probe has found “a reasonable basis at this time...

Court overturns ruling that Germany must press US on drones

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's top administrative court has ruled the country's government can't be forced to ensure that U.S. drone strikes controlled via an...

Ethiopia warns civilians of ‘no mercy’ in Tigray offensive

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Ethiopia’s military is warning civilians in the besieged Tigray regional capital that there will be “no mercy” if they don’t...

Australian minister says war crimes report made her ‘ill’

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian Defense Minister Linda Reynolds said Friday that she was “physically ill” after reading a military report into war crimes...

Pompeo is 1st top US diplomat to visit an Israeli settlement

JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday became the first top American diplomat to visit an Israeli settlement in the...

Germany marks 75th anniversary of landmark Nuremberg trials

BERLIN (AP) — Seventy-five years ago, the dock of Courtroom 600 of the Nuremberg Palace of Justice was packed with some of the most...

Report finds Australian troops unlawfully killed 39 Afghans

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A shocking Australian military report into war crimes has found evidence that elite Australian troops unlawfully killed 39 Afghan...

Lawyers for Kosovo suspects: Trial can’t start before 2022

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Defense lawyers for former leaders of Kosovo guerrillas, including ex-president Hashim Thaci, said Wednesday that their trial on charges...

Pompeo expected to visit Israeli settlement in parting gift

JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's expected tour of a West Bank winery this week will be the first time a...

Japan, China, Germany, Slovakia, Uganda win U.N. court seats

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Judges from Japan, China, Germany, Slovakia and Uganda won seats Thursday on the International Court of Justice, the U.N.’s top...

Australia to prosecute troops for war crimes in Afghanistan

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia on Thursday announced a new investigative agency to build criminal cases against Australian special forces suspected of committing war...

Ex-Kosovo leader Thaci denies charges at Hague-based court

BRUSSELS (AP) — Hashim Thaci, who resigned as Kosovo’s president to face war crimes and other charges including murder, torture and persecution, said Monday...

Kosovo’s president resigns to face war crimes charges

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — The president of Kosovo, who served as a guerrilla leader during Kosovo's war for independence from Serbia in the late...

Kosovo’s president Hashim Thaci resigns to face war crimes charges at international court

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo's president Hashim Thaci resigns to face war crimes charges at international court.

Kenyan lawyer wanted by ICC prosecutors surrenders

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Kenyan lawyer wanted by International Criminal Court prosecutors for allegedly bribing witnesses has surrendered to authorities in the...

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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