Ivory Coast ex-president wants 'unconditional release': lawyer

2020-02-06 19:05

Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo has asked the International Criminal Court for his unconditional release following his acquittal last year over post-electoral violence that killed 3 000 people.

ICC prosecutor again refuses to investigate Gaza flotilla raid

2019-12-03 19:23

The prosecutor of the International Criminal has again refused to open an investigation into the deadly 2010 raid on a flotilla carrying aid to the besieged Gaza Strip.

Kenya recalls envoy from Somalia over maritime border spat

2019-02-17 17:34

Kenya has recalled its ambassador from Somalia for "urgent consultations" over a maritime border dispute that involves lucrative offshore oil and gas deposits.

Central African Republic soccer boss appears at global court

2019-01-26 09:00

The chief of Central African Republic's soccer federation has appeared for the first time at the International Criminal Court following his arrest in France on charges of crimes against humanity and war crimes in his home country.

ICC judges: Former Ivory Coast president must remain jailed

2019-01-19 07:45

Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo must spend at least another two weeks in detention at the International Criminal Court, despite being acquitted this week of involvement in deadly post-election violence.

ICC halts release of Ivory Coast's Gbagbo after new appeal

2019-01-17 07:58

The ICC has halted the release of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo following a fresh appeal by prosecutors, a day after he was acquitted of crimes against humanity.

ICC prosecutors to appeal acquittal of Ivory Coast's Gbagbo

2019-01-16 17:37

International Criminal Court prosecutors have said they would appeal against the shock acquittal of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo and urged judges to bar him from returning to his homeland.

ICC acquits former Ivory Coast strongman Gbagbo

2019-01-15 12:54

The International Criminal Court has acquitted former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo over post-electoral violence in the West African nation in a stunning blow to the war crimes tribunal in The Hague.

ICC to rule on Gbagbo release next week

2019-01-10 13:15

International Criminal Court judges are set to rule on whether to release former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo as his trial for crimes against humanity drags on, the court said.

US, others express concern about violence in Sudan

2018-12-26 07:59

The United States, Britain, Norway and Canada say they are concerned by "credible reports" that Sudan's security forces have used live ammunition against demonstrators demanding that President Omar Bashir step down


ICC to probe 'war crimes' in Palestinian territories

2019-12-20 18:34

The International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor says she wants to open a full investigation into alleged war crimes in the Palestinian territories, sparking a furious reaction from Israel.

ICC prosecutor appeals acquittal of I Coast's Gbagbo

2019-09-16 22:05

The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court has appealed against the shock acquittal of former Ivory Coast leader Laurent Gbagbo over post-electoral violence that killed around 3 000 people.

Will Ivory Coast's Gbagbo, acquitted at ICC, return home?

2019-01-31 20:18

The acquittal at the International Criminal Court of Ivory Coast's former President Laurent Gbagbo on crimes against humanity is making waves in the West African nation where some celebrate his pending release but others fear a repeat of the deadly 2010-2011 post-election violence that led him to The Hague.

Central African Republic war crimes suspect sent to court

2019-01-24 10:19

War crimes suspect who is also head of Central African Republic's soccer federation transferred to the International Criminal Court, where he faces allegations of leading a mainly Christian militia that targeted Muslims in deadly interreligious fight

Ivory Coast's Gbagbo seeks immediate release from ICC

2019-01-17 21:33

Defence lawyers have sought Ivorian ex-president Laurent Gbagbo's immediate release by the International Criminal Court following his acquittal over post-election violence.

Ivory Coast govt urges 'reconciliation' after Gbagbo acquittal

2019-01-16 21:12

Ivory Coast's government has called for "reconciliation" a day after former president Laurent Gbagbo was acquitted of war-crimes charges by the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague.

Laurent Gbagbo, Ivory Coast's former strongman

2019-01-15 21:36

Ivory Coast's former president Laurent Gbagbo, has been acquitted of crimes against humanity, once battled for democracy, but his inability to let go of power was his downfall.

Protesters in Sudan's capital head for rally point station

2019-01-13 17:23

Hundreds of protesters are marching again in and around Sudan's capitol Khartoum, the fourth week of unrest that began over the rising price of bread and a failing economy but which now calls for the ouster of autocratic President Omar al-Bashir

Powerful trio cast a shadow over DRC poll

2018-12-27 12:42

Elections in Democratic Republic of Congo will ostensibly bring the curtain down on the era of President Joseph Kabila, in charge of the vast resource-rich nation for nearly 18 turbulent years.

Sudan soccer fans clash with police, call on Bashir to leave

2018-12-24 15:37

Fans at a soccer match in Sudan's capital chanted slogans demanding President Omar Bashir step down and later clashed with police in the Khartoum suburb of Omdurman, according to activists and video clips posted online.

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