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Kosovo gets new president, its second female leader

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Lawmakers in Kosovo elected and swore in a new president Sunday for a five-year term, the Balkan nation's second female...

Biden lifts Trump sanctions on international court officials

President Joe Biden on Friday lifted sanctions that Donald Trump had imposed on two top officials of the International Criminal Court, undoing one of...

UN, Ethiopia rights agency to conduct joint Tigray probe

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The United Nations and an Ethiopian rights agency said on Thursday they had agreed to carry out a joint investigation...

Ethiopia’s leader says atrocities reported in Tigray war

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ethiopia's leader on Tuesday said atrocities have been reported in Tigray, his first public acknowledgment of possible war crimes in...

Biden dispatching Sen. Coons to Ethiopia amid Tigray crisis

President Joe Biden is dispatching Sen. Chris Coons to Ethiopia t o meet with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to express the administration’s “grave concerns”...

Ethiopia’s leader faces intense pressure to end Tigray war

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ethiopia's government on Thursday faced mounting pressure to withdraw troops from the northern region of Tigray amid growing reports of...

Int’l court judges award $30M to Congolese warlord’s victims

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — International Criminal Court judges on Monday awarded $30 million (25.3 million euros) in reparations to victims of crimes for...

EXPLAINER: Why Ethiopia’s deadly Tigray crisis is growing

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Civilians massacred. Journalists arrested. People starving to death. Ethiopia’s government is under growing pressure to allow the world to see...

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...

Groups ask France to probe 2013 Syria chemical attacks

PARIS (AP) — A group of Syrian chemical attack survivors and Syrian rights groups said Tuesday they have filed a criminal complaint in France...

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...

Conviction in landmark case over Syrian government torture

BERLIN (AP) — A former member of Syrian President Bashar Assad's secret police was convicted Wednesday by a German court of facilitating the torture...

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...

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...

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,...

Biden will try to close Guantanamo after ‘robust’ review

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will seek to close the prison on the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay following a review process, resuming...

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...

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...

Boko Haram claims abduction of students in northern Nigeria

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Rebels from the Boko Haram extremist group claimed responsibility Tuesday for abducting hundreds of boys from a school in Nigeria's...

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...

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...

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...

As Ethiopia’s conflict rages, ethnic targeting turns deadly

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Ethnic Amharas killed. Ethnic Tigrayans arrested, in hiding or cut off from the world. Ethiopia’s deadly conflict is spilling beyond...

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...

China, Iran join queue to scrutinize US at UN rights body

GENEVA (AP) — The United States faced its first review in five years at the U.N.’s main human rights body on Monday, with the...

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...

Ex-Kosovo president Hashim Thaci to appear in court Monday

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Hashim Thaci, who resigned as Kosovo's president to face charges including murder, torture and persecution, will make his first...

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.

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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)...

Nobel laureate urges EU to act against Congo crimes

BRUSSELS (AP) — Congolese...

Liberia war crimes suspect arrested in London

LONDON (AP) — A...

Mladic lawyers call on UN judges to overturn his convictions

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP)...

Islamic State bride sold her wedding present: an AK47

BERLIN (AP) — A...

Kosovo president visits prosecutors who indicted him

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP)...

Leaders, survivors mark 25 years since Srebrenica massacre

SREBRENICA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) —...

25 years since Srebrenica, some victims finally laid to rest

SREBRENICA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) —...

Kosovo president says he will resign if case goes ahead

PRISTINA, Kosovo (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) —...

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

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP)...

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