For the Srebrenica investigations, between 1996 and 2001, the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia conducted exhumations at 23 sites, while a further 20 mass graves were probed to confirm that they contained human remains.
“Today we are witnessing the beginning of a new and unfolding democracy.”
Since September, approximately 174,500 people in the town of Douma in the besieged zone have been forced to adopt emergency “coping strategies”.
About 380 asylum seekers have shut themselves inside the Manus Island centre for more than three weeks, defying attempts by Australia and PNG to close it, in a standoff the UN described as a “looming humanitarian crisis”.
“The United States will also pursue accountability through US law, including possible targeted sanctions” against those responsible for the alleged abuses, Rex Tillerson said.
Hamas and Fatah signed a reconciliation deal in October in Cairo-backed talks after Hamas agreed to hand over administrative control of Gaza, including the key Rafah border crossing, a decade after seizing the enclave in a civil war.
Dar has an arrest warrant issued against him after he missed multiple court appearances on charges that he had amassed wealth beyond his known sources of income.
Since the loss of the Falklands War to Britain in 1982 and the fall of the dictatorship the following year, military spending in Argentina has fallen from 2.16% of gross domestic product (GDP) to a low of 0.87% in 2011.
The annual 16 Days of Activism campaign will begin on November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and go on until December 10, Human Rights Day.
In the numerous camps that have popped up and public buildings commandeered to absorb the displaced, Oromo and Somali tell equally convincing stories of ethnic violence, primarily carried out, they claim, by each region’s special police.
Contrary to popular sentiment that the coup would usher in a new era of democracy, the military intervention is much more about a succession crisis in the ruling Zanu-PF.
Hariri said he hoped this move would open “a new gateway for a responsible dialogue…that deals with divisive issues and their repercussions on Lebanon’s relations with Arab brothers.”
The UN Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia found Ratko Mladic guilty of 10 of 11 charges, including the slaughter of 8,000 Muslim men and boys at Srebrenica and the siege of the Bosnian capital Sarajevo.
In some ways India’s victory at the International Court of Justice is a reflection of “change” at the UN, however small.
Australia’s 116 year old constitution bans dual citizens from holding national office, in a bid to prevent split allegiances.
At the height of his influence, Lu Wei, a colourful and often brash official by Chinese standards, was seen as emblematic of China’s increasingly pervasive internet controls.
If the German-built submarine had sunk or was otherwise unable to rise to the surface since it sent its last signal, it would be winding down its seven-day oxygen supply.
The UN claims the substitute site for the Manus Island refugees is unfinished and inadequate.
A confidential State Department “dissent” memo said Tillerson breached the Child Soldiers Prevention Act when he decided to exclude Iraq, Myanmar and Afghanistan from a US list of offenders in the use of child soldiers.
The Dhaka Lit Fest said the purpose of its statement was “to keep the news of this unfolding situation at the forefront of global consciousness”.
Mnangagwa will be sworn in on Wednesday or Thursday and will serve the remainder of Mugabe’s term until the next election due by September 2018.
The German chancellor is running out of options to form a viable government.
The 93-year-old had clung on for a week after an army takeover and expulsion from his own ruling ZANU-PF party, but resigned shortly after parliament began an impeachment process seen as the only legal way to force him out.
Trump’s ban was announced on September 24 and replaced two previous versions that had been impeded by federal courts.
The EU told May on Friday that there was more work to be done to unlock the Brexit talks, repeating its early December deadline for her to flesh out Britain’s opening offer.
The court said Jiang, 46, used social media to “attack or defame” Chinese government departments and incited others to gather and demonstrate in public.
The judge, who blocked the order provisionally in April, issued a permanent injunction in the suit brought by the city and county of San Francisco and Santa Clara County, which said the order was unconstitutional.
The ruling ZANU-PF party plans to bring the impeachment motion in parliament after a Monday noon deadline expired for the besieged 93 year old leader to resign and bring the curtain down on nearly four decades in power.
The Republican president, who has traded personal insults with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un but has not ruled out talks, said the Treasury Department will announce additional sanctions against North Korea on Tuesday.
A military clearance operation launched in Myanmar’s Rakhine State has driven more than 600,000 Rohingya out of the Buddhist-majority country since late August.
P-5 Privileges Breached as Britain Blinks and Indian Judge is Elected to International Court of Justice
The UK withdraws its candidate, leaving the field clear for Dalveer Bhandari, who had the overwhelming support of the UN General Assembly.
While “regional balance” had been among criteria that ministers were asked to observe in voting, so too was the ability to maintain the business continuity of agencies.
The home of Nobel laureate Abdus Salam may have been designated a monument by Pakistan, yet he remains alien to the land.
UN troops on the ground have kept many countries in conflict from falling into total disarray. Yet, Africa seeks strategies to secure peace and stability on its own terms.
Chief Justice David Maraga said all six judges dismissed the two legal challenges to the vote, but the opposition NASA coalition insisted the government was illegitimate.
Besides investment and economic aid, it is hard to say what the US expects of India in Afghanistan; despite seeking a more active Indian role, the US continues to engage with China and Pakistan to counter the Taliban.
Pinera will face centre-left Senator Alejandro Guillier in a runoff for the presidency next month.
Will the US, France and Japan – India’s new friends – stand up to be counted and will old friends such as Russia do the “needful” to get Dalveer Bhandari elected to the ICJ?
ZANU-PF had given the 93-year-old, who has led his country since independence in 1980, less than 24 hours to quit as head of state or face impeachment, an attempt to secure a peaceful end to his tenure after a de facto military coup.
Setya Novanto is one of the most senior politicians in Indonesia to be detained by the independent Corruption Eradication Commission.