Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | Posted
Dec 12th - 3:30pm
The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court on Tuesday accused some of its members, including Jordan, Uganda and Chad, of undermining the tribunal's "reputation and credibility" by refusing to arrest Sudan's president to face charges of genocide in his country's Darfur region.
Presidential hopeful Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador doubled down Tuesday on his controversial proposal to consider amnesty for criminals as he registered to seek the leftist Morena party's nomination for Mexico's July 1 election for president.
Three days after declaring victory over the Islamic State group, Iraq's prime minister warns that the group's extremists might "erupt again somewhere else" without international cooperation in combatting the militants.
An independent expert for the U.N.'s top human rights body said Tuesday that he pleaded with Venezuela's government to release more than 20 people in custody and is optimistic other U.N. experts will be let in.
Lorne Cook, Associated Press | Posted
Dec 12th - 9:41am
NATO on Tuesday extended Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg's tenure for two more years as head of the world's biggest military alliance, setting him up to be its longest-serving civilian leader since the end of the Cold War.
An explosion Tuesday at a major natural gas facility near Austria's border with Slovakia killed one person and left 21 others injured, and caused some gas flow disruptions to other countries, authorities said.
David Rising, Associated Press | Posted
Dec 12th - 9:07am
A German military officer has been indicted on allegations he plotted to kill prominent political figures and blame the attack on refugees, prosecutors said Tuesday, in a case that raised concerns about extremism in the country's military.