Topic: Omar al-Bashir
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.
08/09/2010 11:20 am
Africa Monitor Naomi Campbell tells war crimes tribunal she got 'dirty rocks': Were they blood diamonds?
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.'
08/05/2010 06:33 am
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?
07/30/2010 03:35 pm
Africa Monitor Sudan President Bashir, accused of war crimes, would be arrested in South Africa, says ANC
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.
07/28/2010 12:45 pm
Fear of war in troubled Sudan is intensifying, and observers are calling on President Obama to act urgently and assertively. What Washington really needs to do is take a deep breath and support the ongoing negotiations.
07/23/2010 10:28 am
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.
07/21/2010 03:59 pm
Omar al-Bashir, the President of Sudan, has been charged with three counts of genocide in Darfur by the International Criminal Court.
07/12/2010 04:22 pm
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.
06/16/2010 04:45 pm
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