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Clashes in Sudan’s Blue Nile hitting civilians hard: UN
The United Nations warned on Wednesday civilians are bearing the brunt of ongoing fighting in Sudan’s Blue Nile state amid reports thousands of people have…
British ex-PM Blair quits as Middle East envoy
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair on Wednesday resigned as envoy of the Middle East Quartet diplomatic group after eight years in the job, his…
Germany says ex-SS officer, 93, unfit for war crime trial
German prosecutors said Thursday they had dropped their probe into a 93-year-old former Nazi SS officer over a World War II massacre in Italy because…
Spain judge opens terrorism case against Boko Haram
A Spanish High Court judge said Thursday he has agreed to hear a lawsuit against Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram and its leader Abubakar…
Uganda holds suspect in top prosecutor assassination
Police in Uganda said Thursday they have arrested a man suspected of involvement in the assassination of a top prosecutor engaged in high-profile cases including…
Mexico must probe police gunfight: rights group
A US-based human rights group urged Mexican prosecutors Thursday to investigate whether police committed extrajudicial executions after a “shootout” left 42 suspects dead, raising questions…
Spain judge opens terrorism probe into Boko Haram
A Spanish High Court judge said Thursday he is opening a probe into Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram and its leader Abubakar Shekau for…
UN nations agree to action to save Iraqi cultural sites
UN member-states on Thursday declared that the destruction by jihadists of Iraqi cultural sites may amount to war crimes and agreed to take steps to…
Thailand to host talks on regional migrant crisis
Representatives from 17 nations will gather in Thailand Friday for talks on Southeast Asia’s migrant crisis which has seen thousands of desperate people flee on…
Thailand hosts talks on Southeast Asia migrant crisis
Delegates from 17 nations gathered in Thailand Friday for talks on Southeast Asia’s migrant crisis which has seen thousands of desperate people flee on boats…
Top suspect of Nazi war crimes dies in Canada: report
One of the top suspects of Nazi war crimes during the Second World War has died at the age of 93, the Canadian newspaper The…
Allow ‘pre-intimidation testimony’ in Ruto ICC case: prosecutor
The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor wants judges to allow her to use testimony from witnesses who later withdrew from her faltering case against Kenya’s…
Rwanda bans BBC broadcasts over genocide documentary
Rwanda on Friday slapped an indefinite ban on BBC local language broadcasts as punishment for a controversial documentary on the central African country’s leadership and…
More than 6,400 killed amid ‘tremendous hardship’ in Ukraine says UN
The United Nations said Monday that more than 6,400 people had been killed in conflict-wracked Ukraine, and despite a slowdown in fighting, millions more are…
Former spies deny killing Serbian journalist
Three former Serbia’s intelligence officers on Monday pleaded not guilty at the beginning of their trial for the 1999 murder of journalist Slavko Curuvija, a…
Canada schooling was ‘cultural genocide’: aboriginal chief
The schooling of aboriginal children in Canada was an attempt at “cultural genocide,” the nation’s grand chief said Monday ahead of the release of a…
Swiss slammed for closing DR Congo ‘dirty gold’ case
Activists on Tuesday accused Swiss authorities of encouraging impunity, after prosecutors shut a case against a company suspected of laundering gold pillaged by armed groups…
Sudan’s Bashir sworn in for another five years
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir was sworn in on Tuesday for another five years after he swept elections in April marked by a low turnout and…
Sudan’s Bashir vows ‘new page’ for Sudan
Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir vowed Tuesday at his swearing in for another five-year term to open a “new page”, saying he would bring peace and…