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    1. December 16, 2014

      Palestinians push for UN deadline on Israeli withdrawal

      Palestinians are preparing for a confrontation with Israel and the US over a proposal for the UN Security Council to set a...

    2. December 10, 2014

      CIA torturers should be prosecuted, say human rights groups

      Human rights groups have called for prosecutions of individuals accused of the torture revealed in a damning report by the...

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    1. Kenya at 50

      Kenya’s consumer-driven economy could soon be balanced by resource discoveries, while ...
    2. South Korea

      Although President Park remains relatively popular, South Korea and its squabbling pol...
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    1. December 9, 2014

      Strengthen the ICC to address its imperfections

      In the 12 years since it was established in The Hague, the International Criminal Court has suffered a number of setbacks...

    2. December 5, 2014

      International Criminal Court drops charges against Uhuru Kenyatta

      The International Criminal Court has withdrawn charges against Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta for alleged crimes against...

    3. November 19, 2014

      N Korea’s Kim under pressure to show economic progress

      North Korean state news normally includes a heavy focus on Kim Jong Un’s daily activities, so when the supreme leader...

    4. November 19, 2014

      UN calls for North Korea’s referral to international court

      A UN human rights committee has approved a resolution urging the Security Council to refer North Korea to the International...

    5. The World

      October 22, 2014

      Rwanda unveils Ebola screening - for Americans

      Woe betide any nation that offends Rwanda’s dignity. The tiny, tech-savvy east African country abhors what it views as the...

    6. October 16, 2014

      N Korea circulates UN resolution defending human rights record

      North Korea has made a rare move to defend its human rights record, circulating a draft UN resolution amid growing...

    7. October 8, 2014

      Uhuru Kenyatta appears before International Criminal Court

      Uhuru Kenyatta, president of Kenya, made history on Wednesday when he became the first sitting head of state to appear...

    8. October 6, 2014

      Cambodians claim land grabs are crime against humanity

      Multinationals caught up in allegations of land-grabbing could face fresh legal problems under a claim launched by 10...

    9. September 5, 2014

      Prosecution asks ICC to adjourn Kenyatta case

      The case against President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya for crimes against humanity has suffered another setback after the...

    10. September 1, 2014

      Palestinians to turn to UN amid frustration with peace process

      The Palestinians, frustrated in their pursuit of an independent state through negotiations with an Israeli government they...

    11. August 5, 2014

      In search of lasting peace in Gaza

      The ceasefire in Gaza is an occasion for both relief and sorrow: relief that the killing has stopped for now, but sorrow...

    12. July 7, 2014

      Thousands gather for Kenyan opposition rally

      Kenya’s opposition went ahead with a large protest rally in the centre of Nairobi on Monday, as domestic tensions heightened...

    13. July 6, 2014

      Gunmen kill 22 in Kenya coast attacks

      Al-Qaeda-linked militants have claimed responsibility for overnight massacres along Kenya’s coast – the third such attack in...

    14. June 30, 2014

      BNP fine cheers Sudan human rights campaigners

      On the day the International Criminal Court issued a warrant for Sudan president Omar al-Bashir’s arrest for genocide in...

    15. June 19, 2014

      Kenya massacres expose ethnic divisions

      Kenya risks reopening the faultlines that led to a wave of ethnic violence and brought the country to the brink of civil war...

    16. beyondbrics

      February 26, 2014

      Sifting the sodden evidence of Ukraine's corruption

      In the sauna where guests of Viktor Yanukovich may once have spent their downtime relaxing, documents allegedly laying bare...

    17. February 25, 2014

      Yanukovich ally shot as Ukraine delays forming new government

      Toppled Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovich’s former chief of staff was on Tuesday reported to have been taken to hospital...

    18. February 17, 2014

      UN panel urges justice for North Korea ‘crimes against humanity’

      A UN panel has called for atrocities in North Korea to be judged by the International Criminal Court, telling the country’s...

    19. January 13, 2014

      ICC trial of Kenya’s president being undermined say lawyers

      Lawyers for the victims of Kenya’s 2008 post-election violence have appealed to the International Criminal Court to proceed...

    20. January 12, 2014

      Lawyers call for prosecutions over Iraq abuse

      Lawyers for two public interest groups have handed an extensive dossier to the International Criminal Court calling for the...

    21. December 19, 2013

      Kenyatta trial close to collapse

      The case against President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya for crimes against humanity appeared to be collapsing yesterday, as the...

    22. December 8, 2013

      Stand by the ICC

      Eleven years ago the International Criminal Court was established to prosecute individuals for genocide, war crimes and...

    23. November 25, 2013

      Diplomacy: Tough stance may keep Uhuru Kenyatta out of dock

      When Kenya Airways celebrated the delivery of a $300m Boeing aircraft from the US this month, Uhuru Kenyatta, the Kenyan...

    24. November 25, 2013

      Kenya’s leaders found wanting by society

      There may be no better guide to Kenya 50 years after independence than the way it dealt with the fallout from the Westgate...

    25. November 15, 2013

      Kenya fails to delay President Kenyatta trial

      Kenya failed to win a year-long delay to President Uhuru Kenyatta’s impending trial for crimes against humanity at the...

    26. beyondbrics

      November 1, 2013

      London headlines

      * Batista sits on both sides of debt talks * AB InBev pours cold water on profit rise * FinEx extends Russia ETF push * EM...

    27. October 31, 2013

      ICC postpones Kenyatta trial until next year

      The International Criminal Court in The Hague has postponed the trial of Uhuru Kenyatta, the president of Kenya, until...

    28. October 28, 2013

      Rights abusers can breathe more easily

      Should political leaders who have promoted or tolerated mass killings be brought to justice? Many in the west would...

    29. October 18, 2013

      ICC rules Kenyatta can miss part of trial

      The International Criminal Court has conditionally excused Uhuru Kenyatta, president of Kenya, from attending all of his...

    30. October 13, 2013

      African states seek immunity from prosecution for serving leaders

      African nations have called for their leaders to be granted immunity even from prosecution for crimes against humanity while...

    31. October 12, 2013

      African nations ask ICC to suspend cases against Kenya and Sudan

      The African Union has ratcheted up its pressure on the International Criminal Court to suspend cases against the leaders of...

    32. October 12, 2013

      AU to call for suspension of ICC cases while leaders are in power

      The African Union is set to ask the International Criminal Court to suspend cases against the presidents of Kenya and Sudan...

    33. beyondbrics

      October 6, 2013

      Week ahead: Oct 7-13

      The week ahead in emerging markets: Obama misses out on two high-profile Asia summits, Yum and Cargill report earnings, the...

    34. September 26, 2013

      Charles Taylor conviction upheld by international appeals court

      An international appeals court has upheld the conviction of former Liberian president Charles Taylor for savage war crimes...

    35. beyondbrics

      September 25, 2013

      The ICC and Kenya: 5 questions

      William Ruto in the ICC courtroom It’s clear that the four-day Westgate terror crisis has left Kenya’s leadership with huge...

    36. September 24, 2013

      Kenyan president faces moment of transformation

      Uhuru Kenyatta should have been on his way to address the UN General Assembly in New York next weekend. Instead the Kenyan...

    37. beyondbrics

      September 14, 2013

      The Weekender, September 14

      The week in emerging markets, including: our most read; five things we have learned; some long reads for the weekend; and...

    38. beyondbrics

      September 10, 2013

      New York headlines

      * Fresh China data point to economic rebound * Rise in India car sales considered unsustainable * Hyundai union approves...

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