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The ICC's prosecutor is set to discuss the possibility of bringing to trial those internationally wanted for war crimes in Darfur.

Israel plans bizarre concrete punishment for accused Palestinian

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Israel plans bizarre concrete punishment for accused Palestinian

Denied permission to demolish the home of a Palestinian accused of killing a soldier, the Israeli military now plans to pour concrete into his bedroom.

Virtual aid conference to be held for Rohingya refugees

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Virtual aid conference to be held for Rohingya refugees

The conference will be co-hosted by the UN, US, and EU to help fund the Rohingya refugees made homeless after Myanmar military ...

Greek neo-Nazi leader handed 13-year prison sentence

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Greek neo-Nazi leader handed 13-year prison sentence

A greek court handed a prison sentence to the leader of neo-Nazi Golden Dawn.

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Sudan PM says US blacklisting harms path to democracy

Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has said that keeping his country on a US blacklist of state sponsors of terrorism is endangering its path towards democracy.

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Turkey seeks aggravated life sentence for American scholar

US academic Henri Barkey and Turkish civil society figure Osman Kavala are accused of involvement in a 2016 coup attempt against the government ...

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UK MPs launch investigation into missing Saudi royals

Three British MPs are launching an investigation into the whereabouts of missing Saudi princes Mohammed bin Nayef and Ahmed bin Abdulaziz.

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Lawyers walk out of Sudan ex-president trial in protest

Dozens of lawyers for Sudan's ousted president Omar Al-Bashir walked out of his trial in protest at alleged bias from the prosecutor general.

Trump 'not yet out of the woods', doctor says

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Trump 'not yet out of the woods', doctor says

The President's doctor was evasive when asked whether Trump had received supplementary oxygen at any point since falling ill.

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Rohingya raise money for Buddhists displaced by Myanmar military

"They once shared our sorrows and helped us during the 2017 massacre. Now we are doing what we can to support them in their time of need"

Trump hospitalised for coronavirus treatment, campaign grounded

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Trump hospitalised for coronavirus treatment, campaign grounded

Donald Trump announced he and his wife are self-isolating after they tested positive for covid-19

Houthi <em>court</em> sentences Trump, Mohammed bin Salman to death

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Houthi court sentences Trump, Mohammed bin Salman to death

A Houthi-run court called for the execution of US President Donald Trump and Saudi King Salman over a deadly 2019 airstrike.

US lawmakers pledge accountability over Khashoggi killing

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US lawmakers pledge accountability over Khashoggi killing

The anniversary of Jamal Khashoggi's killing prompted several US lawmakers to criticise Trump and call for accountability.

US charges last American IS suspects captured in Syria

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US charges last American IS suspects captured in Syria

Four Americans captured in Syria have been repatriated to the US where they will face trial.

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US signs 10-year military cooperation pact with Tunisia

US Defence Secretary Mark Esper has signed a 10-year military cooperation agreement on a visit to Tunisia amid a continuing extremist threat in neighbouring Libya

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Egypt sentences six to death for killing of policemen

An Egyptian criminal court has sentenced six alleged Muslim Brotherhood members to death for the killing of two policemen in 2016

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Trump 'retreated' from supporting Qatar blockade: defence minister

Qatar's Defence Minister Khalid Al-Attiyah said that Donald Trump has abandoned his support for blockading countries.

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Sudan court jails 6 more artists for 'public nuisance'

Nearly a dozen artists have been arrested in a case that has drawn international condemnation and raised concerns over Sudan's fledgling ...

Greek PM to Erdogan: 'Let's give diplomacy a chance'

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Greek PM to Erdogan: 'Let's give diplomacy a chance'

Prime Minister Mitsotakis remains 'optimistic' for a diplomatic solution with 'aggressive' Turkey.

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UK government accused of enabling Saudi warfare in Yemen

British MPs have urged the UK government to stop selling weapons to Saudi Arabia, accusing Downing Street of enabling the conflict and ...

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe files harassment claim against Iran's Revolutionary Guards

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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe files harassment claim against Iran's Revolutionary Guards

The detained dual national complained that the Revolutionary Guards, who have no authority over monitoring her furlough, harassed her at her ...

Trial of Sudan's Bashir adjourned to October 6

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Trial of Sudan's Bashir adjourned to October 6

The trial of Omar al-Bashir was adjourned on Tuesday to October 6.

Assange 'may commit suicide' if extradited to the US

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Assange 'may commit suicide' if extradited to the US

Michael Kopelman, emeritus professor of neuropsychiatry at King’s College London said WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is at a 'very high' risk ...

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