Ruling says Thailand 'under an obligation to withdraw from territory'
A former teacher whose Russian ex-husband refused to return their two sons after they went for a visit to Russia has suffered a setback in her landmark legal fight to win them back.
The former Liberian President Charles Taylor is worried about his safety once he transfers to Britain to serve his sentence for war crimes, according to new documents released by his lawyers.
Pilot scheme has been hailed as a success after 20 per cent rise in people able to identify whiff of cultivation
Mr Assad also paid tribute to Russia for blocking resolutions targeting the regime in the UN Security Council
Youngest monarch in Europe says people must take responsibility for their own future and create their own social and financial safety nets
First serving official to appear at the ICC alleged to have orchestrating the deadly violence in the aftermath of elections in 2007
America’s National Security Agency may hold crucial evidence about the cause of the plane crash in 1961 that killed the United Nations Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold, one of the greatest unsolved mysteries of the Cold War, an independent commission which reviewed the case said on Monday.
Online message caused 22 schools to stay shut
It seems that nothing will ever shame the ermine troughers out of claiming from the public purse. Paul White, aka Lord Hanningfield, an ex-Tory peer, has not spoken in the House of Lords, nor tabled any written questions since he was sent to jail for fiddling his expenses, but figures reveal that in November he had his best month yet for pocketing the £300 daily allowance to which he is entitled just for turning up. He signed in on 17 separate days, which entitled him to £5,100. He also claimed £407 travel costs. That means that in the first eight months since his return after his prison spell, Lord Hanningfield trousered a total of £21,000 in daily attendance allowances, plus £1,736 costs.
One of Africa's most wanted war criminals walked into the United States embassy in Rwanda today and asked to be transferred to the International Criminal Court at The Hague. The US said it was “considering his request” after Bosco Ntaganda, nicknamed the “Terminator” appeared on their doorstep in Rwanda's capital, Kigali.
Uhuru Kenyatta, the son of Kenya's founding president, won the presidential election by the slimmest of margins with 50.03 per cent, provisional results showed, just enough to avoid a run-off after a race that has divided the nation along tribal lines.
A UN war crimes tribunal in the Netherlands has acquitted the former prime minister of Kosovo and two of his former Kosovo Liberation Army comrades for the second time on charges of murdering and torturing Serbs and their supporters in Kosovo's war for independence.
The International Criminal Court yesterday indicted former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo’s wife, Simone, on charges including murder, rape and persecution. It was the first time in the court’s 10-year history it has charged a woman.
Supporters jubilant as appeal judges rule pair did not purposely target Krajina civilians in 1995
Osborne's ex-spin doctor hired by Presidential candidate accused of ethnic violence