International Criminal Court News
Alarm over N. Korea, sea feud under ASEAN summit spotlight
Alarm over North Korea's nuclear ambitions and its intensifying standoff with the U.S., and tensions over China's assertive territorial claims in the South China Sea are under the spotlight at an annual summit of Southeast Asian nations
Jail in Philippine police station linked to drug war abuse
Philippine prosecutors have filed murder charges against two police officers accused of killing a suspected drug dealer and his father inside a police station.
Facing backlash on killings, Duterte to find solace in ASEAN
When Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte hosts a summit of Southeast Asian leaders this weekend, the spotlight will be on him
Kenya opposition alliance announces presidential candidate
An alliance of Kenya's main opposition groups has named its presidential candidate to face President Uhuru Kenyatta in the August elections
Senegal court upholds life sentence for Chad ex-leader Habre
An appeals court in Senegal has upheld the life sentence of former Chad dictator Hissene Habre on war crimes charges
Watchdog says ASEAN must stand vs. killings in Philippines
An international human rights watchdog is calling on Southeast Asian leaders to take a stand against the Philippines' war on drugs that has left thousands dead under President Rodrigo Duterte, the host of this week's regional summit
International court unseals warrant against Libyan suspect
The International Criminal Court has unsealed an arrest warrant issued four years ago for the former head of Libya's Internal Security Agency for torture and other crimes committed during the violent crackdown on anti-government protesters in 2011
Philippines lawyer alleges President Duterte link to deaths
A Filipino lawyer has presented documents to the International Criminal Court which he says contain evidence of the alleged involvement of President Rodrigo Duterte in extrajudicial killings of suspected drug dealers and other crime suspects
US ends hunt for Joseph Kony as top rebels 'off battlefield'
The head of U.S. armed forces in Africa says the force is ending its mission against Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army because the senior leadership of the rebel group has been "taken off the battlefield."
UN envoy: No jobs for millions without new education funds
The U.N. special envoy for education is warning that years of neglect have left 260 million children out of school and another 400 million functionally illiterate