ICC prosecutors say they plan to appeal Gbagbo acquittal

World 01/16/19, 04:01

International Criminal Court prosecutors say they will appeal the acquittals of former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo and an ex-youth minister on charges of involvement in deadly post-election violence following their country's 2010 presidential vote.Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda says in a written motion released ahead of a hearing Wednesday that her ...

ICC judges acquit former Ivory Coast president Gbagbo

Europe 01/15/19, 05:29

Judges at the International Criminal Court have acquitted former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo and former youth minister Charles Ble Goude of crimes committed following disputed elections in 2010, saying prosecutors failed to prove their case.In a stunning blow to prosecutors, Presiding Judge Cuno Tarfusser ordered the immediate release of ...

Update: GOP senator hits challenger over lobbying work

World 11/16/18, 18:15

The Latest on a U.S. Senate special election runoff in Mississippi (all times local):5:10 p.m.As Mississippi's U.S. Senate race intensifies, Republicans are slamming Democrat Mike Espy's lobbying work for an African leader who was later charged with crimes against humanity.Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith and a GOP campaign group launched ads ...

ICC prosecutors urge judges to continue Ivory Coast trial

Europe 10/01/18, 08:17

International Criminal Court prosecutors urged judges Monday to continue the trial of former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo and a government ex-minister on trial for their alleged involvement in deadly violence that erupted after the country's disputed 2010 presidential election.Lawyers for Gbagbo and former youth minister Charles Ble Goude filed ...

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