President Bashir of Sudan, who faces an international arrest warrant for war crimes in Darfur, is scheduled to arrive Sunday in Turkey for an Islamic conference. Darfur groups want Bashir arrested.
New war crimes ambassador Stephen Rapp exemplifies Obama's deeper engagement on international law. His résumé includes prosecution of those who promoted genocide in Rwanda.
Sudan sees 'positive points' in new US strategy that offers 'incentives' for Omar al-Bashir's regime to cooperate fully with international peace efforts.
Human rights groups say Obama's Sudan policy is soft, but African leaders warn that US policy is too tough and may prompt a regional backlash.
The future of Africa's largest country, including Darfur, depends on the president's willingness to twist arms.
Commended for trying more US cooperation with the world, he must be wary of also compromising US ideals.
Lubna Hussein was released Thursday from jail, where she had conducted an unorthodox journalism assignment – interviewing her fellow prisoners.
Advocates want the ICC to help build a stronger international justice system. Will the Obama administration join the ICC?
A new deal between former southern rebels who hope to secede in 2011 and a northern opposition group could threaten President Omar al-Bashir's grip on power if fair elections are held next year.
Despite recent deals to lure Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi away from his pariah status, many Europeans still see him as a serial human rights violator and 1970s-style Arab dictator.