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France to ask ICC for War Crimes Investigation in Syria

PARIS, Oct 10 – France will ask the International Criminal Court’s prosecutor to launch an investigation into war crimes it says have been committed by Syrian and Russian forces in eastern Aleppo. Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault, speaking after a French-drafted United Nations Security Council resolution on Syria was vetoed at the weekend by Russia, also

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International Court Prosecutors Visit Israel, Palestinian Territories

AMSTERDAM, Oct 5 – A delegation of prosecutors from the International Criminal Court is starting a five-day visit on Wednesday to Israel and the Palestinian territories, the court said, describing it as an outreach trip that will not be gathering any evidence. The visit is potentially sensitive because the ICC is conducting a preliminary investigation

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U.N. to Discuss Urging End to All Military Flights Over Syria’s Aleppo

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS, Oct 4 – The United Nations Security Council will begin negotiations on Monday on a draft resolution that urges Russia and the United States to ensure an immediate truce in Syria’s Aleppo and to “put an end to all military flights over the city.” The draft text, seen by Reuters, also

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Cricket: ICC Launches Corruption Probe on Hong Kong Team

By Amlan Chakraborty NEW DELHI, March 7 – Cricket’s world governing body (ICC) said on Monday that its anti-corruption unit was probing the Hong Kong team but ruled out any match-fixing angle to its investigation. A day after ICC anti-corruption unit head Ronnie Flanagan revealed the case in Mumbai, the ruling body’s chief executive Dave

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Defying ICC Arrest Warrant, Sudan’s Bashir Arrives in Indonesia

KHARTOUM, March 7 – Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir arrived in Indonesia on Sunday, defying an international warrant for his arrest, to attend an Organization of Islamic Cooperation summit, the Sudanese state news agency said. The Hague-based International Criminal Court (ICC) issued arrest warrants for Bashir in 2009 and 2010, accusing him of masterminding genocide and

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