Kenya allowed Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is facing war crime charges, to visit. The move was smart for domestic and regional politics, although it brought international criticism.
At the war crimes trial of former Liberian president Charles Taylor, Mia Farrow said Naomi Campbell bragged about receiving uncut diamonds from Taylor via unknown messengers. Prosecutors say the stones funded civil wars in Liberia and Sierra Leone.
Naomi Campbell reluctantly testified at a UN-backed war crimes tribunal today over whether former Liberian president Charles Taylor gave her one or more 'blood diamonds.'
Thousands gathered today at the grave of Sudan leader John Garang de Mabior, who was killed July 30, 2005, after signing a peace deal between North and South. Would Sudan still be divided if the tenacious rebel was still alive?
South Africa's ruling African National Congress said Tuesday that Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir, who has been indicted on war crimes, would be arrested if he came to South Africa.
Sudan President Omar al-Bashir today flew to Chad on his first visit to a full member of the International Criminal Court (ICC) since his arrest warrant was issued. He left amid a severe crackdown on press freedoms at home.
Omar al-Bashir, the President of Sudan, has been charged with three counts of genocide in Darfur by the International Criminal Court.
Anger with Israel over the Gaza flotilla raid, which ended in the deaths of nine Turkish activists, has illustrated the difficulty of Turkey's effort to bridge East and West.
TIBET: Tibet: Under Chinese rule, Tibetans lack the right to determine their political future or freely elect their own leaders. The authorities regularly suppress religious activities and possession of Dalai Lama–related materials can lead to official harassment and punishment. Freedoms of assembly and association are severely restricted. Independent trade unions, civic groups, and human rights groups are illegal. Torture remains common in practice. Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet, is seen here in July 2009.