- Burundi: General assassinated in attack in capital Updated: Apr-25-16 2:44 pm
BUJUMBURA, Burundi - A military general in Burundi who was an adviser to the country's vice president and two others were shot dead in the capital, a military official said Monday. It is the latest killing in an upsurge of violence including tortures and increased disappearances that have created a climate of fear and led more than 250,000 people to flee to neighboring countries.
- UN prosecutor opens early probe into Burundi atrocities Updated: Apr-25-16 6:09 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court has opened a preliminary probe into atrocities in Burundi over the last year, saying violence in the African nation has reportedly left more than 430 people dead and forced 230,000 to flee their homes.
- ICC prosecutor: Threats to witnesses ruined Kenya VP case Updated: Apr-06-16 1:54 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya - The prosecutor of International Criminal Court said Wednesday the crimes against humanity case against Kenya's deputy president and a former broadcaster collapsed after 17 witnesses withdrew their cooperation with the court as a result of intimidation.
- Intl court dismisses case against Kenya's deputy president Updated: Apr-05-16 1:38 pm
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - The International Criminal Court terminated the case against Kenya's deputy president and ended his trial Tuesday, saying there was insufficient evidence he was involved in deadly violence that erupted after his country's 2007 presidential election.