- Ordeal ends for Syria nuns, part of prisoners deal Updated: Mar-10-14 4:28 pm
- International court convicts Congo rebel leader Updated: Mar-07-14 9:07 am
- Putin: Ukraine move in line with international law Updated: Mar-07-14 1:56 am
- Sri Lankan rights groups seek war crimes probe Updated: Mar-04-14 12:40 pm
- Sri Lanka mulls SAfrican-model truth commission Updated: Feb-19-14 6:14 am
- In China, Kerry talks NKorea, regional tensions Updated: Feb-14-14 2:53 pm
- Kenya lawyer backs president at Hague trial Updated: Feb-13-14 12:11 pm
- 9 Serbs jailed for Kosovo massacre Updated: Feb-11-14 2:28 pm
- Court hears Congo warlord Ntaganda evidence Updated: Feb-10-14 11:20 am
DAMASCUS, Syria - Syrian militants released Monday a group of Greek Orthodox nuns in exchange for dozens of women held in government prisons - a rare deal between Damascus and al-Qaida-linked rebels that was mediated by Qatari and Lebanese officials.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - The International Criminal Court on Friday convicted a rebel leader of charges including murder and pillage over a deadly attack on a village in eastern Congo, but acquitted him of rape, sexual slavery and using child soldiers.
MOSCOW - The Russian president has defended the country's moves in Ukraine consistent with international law during a phone call with President Barack Obama.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Human rights groups in Sri Lanka on Tuesday asked the United Nations to carry out an international investigation of alleged war crimes and other rights violations during the country's civil war.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Sri Lanka's government said Wednesday that it was considering a process similar to South Africa's post-apartheid Truth and Reconciliation Commission to heal the wounds of the island nation's decades-long civil war.
BEIJING - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday he had won a commitment from China to help bring a belligerent North Korea back to nuclear disarmament talks, even as he butted heads with Chinese leaders over a series of increasingly aggressive steps Beijing has taken to assert itself in territorial disputes with its smaller neighbors.
AMSTERDAM - Kenya's government has told the international court hearing President Uhuru Kenyatta's crimes against humanity case that it cannot turn over information about his finances without a court order.
BELGRADE, Serbia - Serbia's war crimes court on Tuesday convicted nine former paramilitary members of the brutal killings of more than 100 ethnic Albanian civilians during the Kosovo war and sentenced them to between two and 20 years in prison.
AMSTERDAM - Judges at the International Criminal Court began hearing arguments Monday about whether to put Bosco Ntaganda, a former rebel leader in Congo's unstable eastern region, on trial for alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity.