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Russia withdraws from the International Criminal Court

Officials are quoted as saying the Hague-based tribunal is not "truly independent" and has not lived up the hopes of the international community.

Officials are quoted as saying the Hague-based tribunal is not "truly independent" and has not lived up the hopes of the international community.

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Radovan Karadzic: war crimes trial verdicts

Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic was due to learn his fate later on Thursday (24 March) when the International Criminal Tribunal for the

Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic was due to learn his fate later on Thursday (24 March) when the International Criminal Tribunal for the

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Srebrenica divided as it awaits Karadzic verdict

Some are angry, some are sad and some are simply indifferent. What difference, if any, will a verdict make for Srebrenica?

Some are angry, some are sad and some are simply indifferent. What difference, if any, will a verdict make for Srebrenica?

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Judge Theodor Meron reflects on his quest for international justice

Judge Theodor Meron has presided over the International Criminal Court for the former Yugoslavia for the past five years. A court which has managed

Judge Theodor Meron has presided over the International Criminal Court for the former Yugoslavia for the past five years. A court which has managed

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ICTY: The trials and tribulations of international justice

Since 1993 the International Criminal Tribunal of the former Yugoslavia in the Hague has sought to bring to justice perpetrators of atrocities during

Since 1993 the International Criminal Tribunal of the former Yugoslavia in the Hague has sought to bring to justice perpetrators of atrocities during

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The Golden Age of selfies

Back in the 17th century there was no such thing as a smartphone, but selfies did exist in a way. The Mauritshuis museum in The Hague currently has an exhibition showcasing such images.

Back in the 17th century there was no such thing as a smartphone, but selfies did exist in a way. The Mauritshuis museum in The Hague currently has an exhibition showcasing such images.

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Malian man faces war crimes court over Timbuktu destruction

A man accused of ordering the destruction of historic buildings in Timbuktu in Mali has appeared before the International Criminal Court in The

A man accused of ordering the destruction of historic buildings in Timbuktu in Mali has appeared before the International Criminal Court in The

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Hague court to rule on Croatia and Serbia genocide claims

The International Court of Justice in the Hague (ICJ) will today hand down its ruling on duel claims of genocide by Croatia and Serbia dating back

The International Court of Justice in the Hague (ICJ) will today hand down its ruling on duel claims of genocide by Croatia and Serbia dating back

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Uganda war crimes suspect Dominic Ongwen on way to Hague

A senior Ugandan rebel commander wanted for war crimes has been flown out of the country on his way to The Hague to stand trial. Dominic Ongwen

A senior Ugandan rebel commander wanted for war crimes has been flown out of the country on his way to The Hague to stand trial. Dominic Ongwen

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ICC prosecutor laments collapse of Kenyatta case

The decision to drop charges against Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta marks one of the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) largest setbacks. The

The decision to drop charges against Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta marks one of the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) largest setbacks. The

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Radovan Karadzic "driving force" behind Bosnia's ethnic cleansing

Prosecutors in the Hague are winding up their case against the former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic, who is standing trial for genocide. He

Prosecutors in the Hague are winding up their case against the former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic, who is standing trial for genocide. He

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Karadzic should get life for genocide - prosecution

Prosecutors are calling for former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic to receive a life sentence for his role in the 1995 Srebrenica

Prosecutors are calling for former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic to receive a life sentence for his role in the 1995 Srebrenica

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Russia ordered to pay record compensation to Yukos shareholders

Shareholders in the now defunct Russian oil company Yukos have been awarded 50 billion dollars in damages, the largest compensation to date. Yukos

Shareholders in the now defunct Russian oil company Yukos have been awarded 50 billion dollars in damages, the largest compensation to date. Yukos

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Russia ordered to pay $50 bn in damages in Yukos bankruptcy case

Russia has been ordered to pay $50 bn in damages to shareholderes in the defunct investor-owned oil company Yukos. The Court of Arbitration in the

Russia has been ordered to pay $50 bn in damages to shareholderes in the defunct investor-owned oil company Yukos. The Court of Arbitration in the

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Vermeer comes home to The Netherlands' Mauritshuis Museum

Following a 22 million euro renovation and expansion project, the Mauritshuis Museum (Maurice House) in the Hague is once again open to

Following a 22 million euro renovation and expansion project, the Mauritshuis Museum (Maurice House) in the Hague is once again open to

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Obama brands Russia 'a regional power'

US tension with Russia will not have eased any, with remarks made by President Barack Obama at the close of a nuclear security summit in the

US tension with Russia will not have eased any, with remarks made by President Barack Obama at the close of a nuclear security summit in the

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Russian foreign minister meets with Ukrainian acting foreign minister

Ukraine’s acting foreign minister, attending the international security meeting at The Hague has met with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov. It

Ukraine’s acting foreign minister, attending the international security meeting at The Hague has met with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov. It

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Hague court sets new start date for Kenyatta trial

The start of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta’s trial for crimes against humanity has been postponed until Feb. 5, the International Criminal Court

The start of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta’s trial for crimes against humanity has been postponed until Feb. 5, the International Criminal Court

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Who are the OPCW?

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2013. What does it do? The OPCW is an

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2013. What does it do? The OPCW is an

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Ex Liberia leader Charles Taylor loses war crimes appeal in The Hague

The former Liberian President Charles Taylor has lost his appeal against a 50-year jail term for war crimes at a special UN-backed tribunal in The

The former Liberian President Charles Taylor has lost his appeal against a 50-year jail term for war crimes at a special UN-backed tribunal in The