23/09/13 08:02 CET
| updated xx mn ago
| updated at xx
Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir has said he plans to attend this week’s United Nations General Assembly in New York.
Bashir who is wanted by the International Criminal Court, risks being arrested on genocide charges if he sets foot in the US.
Washington has led calls for Bashir to face international justice over bloodshed in the now decade-old conflict in Sudan’s
Sudan dismisses the ICC charges and claims reports of mass killings in Darfur have been exaggerated.
Washington has not said whether the African leader will be granted a visa.
Latest world news
Kenya burns huge ivory stockpile calling for ban on trade
Hundreds arrested as German anti-immigrant AfD party congress begins
Iraq: al-Sadr supporters storm Baghdad Green Zone and parliament
Sweden celebrates 70th birthday of King Carl XVI Gustaf
Iraq: al Sadr supporters storm Green Zone and parliament
Wires > News
- 04:18 CET For Obama, it’s time for one last laugh at annual Washington dinner
- 04:16 CET China trains ‘fishing militia’ to sail into disputed waters
- 03:22 CET Venezuela leader hikes minimum wage 30 percent amid raging…
- 02:35 CET Facing long odds in California, Cruz courts state’s Republicans
- 02:04 CET Aleppo bombed as Syrian army begins ‘calm’ plan elsewhere
- 00:40 CET Putin reshuffles Russia’s law enforcement structures
- 21:45 CET Canada eager to consider investing in new Montreal rail network -…
- 20:58 CET Blacklisted oil tanker returns to Libya’s Zawiya port