Darfur justice could prove elusive despite al-Bashir’s fall

Africa 04/22/19, 10:28

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir, driven from power and now languishing in a prison where his opponents were once jailed and tortured, is more vulnerable than ever to a decade-old international arrest warrant for war crimes committed in Darfur.But the military, ...

Bosnia divided over UN ruling on wartime leader Karadzic

Europe 03/20/19, 13:16

A U.N. court's decision Wednesday to uphold the genocide and war crimes convictions of ex-Bosnian Serb President Radovan Karadzic and sentence him to life behind bars was applauded by survivors of Bosnia's bloody '90s war — but blasted by the ...

Update: Hearing underway for Karadzic appeals decisions

Europe 03/20/19, 08:13

The Latest on a U.N. court's decision on the conviction and sentencing of ex-Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic (all times local):14:10 p.m.A hearing is underway at a United Nations court where judges will hand down their decisions in the appeal ...

UN judges to deliver Radovan Karadzic appeals decisions

Europe 03/20/19, 04:52

United Nations judges are set to hand down their decisions in the appeal by former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic against his convictions and 40-year sentence for masterminding atrocities in his country's devastating 1992-95 war.Karadzic appealed his 2016 convictions for ...

Lawyers seek ICC probe into Syria deportations to Jordan

Europe 03/07/19, 07:35

Human rights lawyers are urging the International Criminal Court to open a preliminary investigation into alleged mass deportations by Syrian authorities, in an attempt to hold President Bashar Assad's regime accountable for atrocities enacted during the country's bloody civil war.Lawyer ...

Vandals paint swastikas on buildings in Amsterdam

Sports 02/22/19, 07:40

Vandals suspected of being soccer hooligans from The Hague have painted graffiti including swastikas and anti-Semitic texts on buildings in Amsterdam.The graffiti was discovered Friday, ahead of Sunday's match between ADO and Ajax in The Hague. Ajax fans are banned ...

Amnesty for young asylum seekers strains Dutch coalition

Europe 01/29/19, 07:44

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte's four-party ruling coalition was struggling Tuesday to reach agreement over whether to call a temporary halt to deportations of young asylum seekers.The dispute pits Rutte's center-right People's Party for Freedom and Democracy against three junior ...

Probe begins into cause of Dutch gas blast that injured 10

Europe 01/28/19, 05:15

Dutch authorities are investigating the cause of a gas explosion that blew the facade off an apartment building, injuring 10 people, including four who were rescued from under the rubble.Firefighters and search-and-rescue teams using sniffer dogs freed the final person ...

Update: EU chief says no room to renegotiate Brexit

Europe 12/11/18, 03:32

The Latest on the Brexit negotiations (all times local):9:30 a.m.European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is ruling out any renegotiation of the divorce agreement with Britain but says elements of the Brexit deal could still be clarified.Briefing EU lawmakers in Strasbourg, ...

May in the Netherlands as she fights to save Brexit deal

Europe 12/11/18, 03:22

British Prime Minister Theresa May is launching her fight to save her Brexit deal over breakfast with her Dutch counterpart, the first of a string of meeting with European leaders in coming days.May arrived early Tuesday at Rutte's official residence ...

Dutch church holds 24/7 service to shield asylum-seekers

Europe 11/30/18, 09:29

For more than a month, a rotating roster of preachers and visitors has been leading a non-stop, round-the-clock service at a small Protestant chapel in The Hague in an attempt to prevent the deportation of a family of Armenian asylum-seekers.Theo ...

Watchdog mulls sending inspectors to Syria following attack

Europe 11/26/18, 06:54

The chief of the global chemical weapons watchdog says the organization is considering sending inspectors to investigate an alleged poison gas attack in Syria.In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows a man receiving treatment at ...

Central African Republic militia leader appears at ICC

Europe 11/23/18, 09:55

A Central African Republic militia leader and lawmaker who goes by the nickname Rambo told the International Criminal Court on Friday he was beaten and tortured after his arrest late last month in parliament.Prosecutors at the global court allege that ...

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