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Western Envoys Shun Qatar Event Attended by Sudan’s Bashir

DOHA, May 14 – Western diplomats shunned the opening ceremony of a conference in Qatar on Sunday attended by Sudan’s president, who is wanted for war crimes by the International Criminal Court (ICC). Omar Hassan al-Bashir, who came to power in Sudan in a 1989 Islamist and military-backed coup, has continued to travel abroad since

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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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