Omar Khadr, a Canadian accused of murdering a US special forces soldier in Afghanistan, will have his tribunal at Guantánamo Bay delayed a month because of a health problem that befell his lawyer.
A military judge ruled Monday that statements made by Omar Khadr, who is charged of killing a US soldier in Afghanistan, can be used in the trial, which is set to start Tuesday. Mr. Khadr's lawyers say the statements were coerced.
Britain's former MI5 chief delivered a strong critique Tuesday of the reasons for entering the Iraq war. Her testimony before the Chilcot Inquiry panel contradicts that of former Prime Minister Tony Blair.
Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani will stand trial in September for the 1998 truck bombing of the American Embassy in Tanzania despite Mr. Ghailani lawyers' objections that the US violated his speedy-trial rights. Ghailani has been detained by the US for at least five years.
Roman Polanski is a free man Monday after the Swiss government refused to extradite the film director to the US on a 1977 rape charge.
The US Supreme Court declined to take the case of Canadian citizen Maher Arar, who alleged that US officials deported him to Syria in 2002 knowing he would be tortured during terrorism interrogations.
The Afghan peace conference wrapped up Friday by urging the government to take step towards negotiations with insurgents.
The five remaining Uighur detainees at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp have turned down resettlement offers from other countries, and have been appealing for release into the US.
Friday's ruling is a victory for the US government, which seeks to hold enemy combatants indefinitely at Afghanistan's Bagram Air Base. Detainees' lawyers had argued for judicial oversight.
Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan lacks a paper trail. But her Senate confirmation hearing last year for solicitor general offers a preview of what's to come.