Life and Style A ruling which banned Dutch ISPs from letting subscribers access The Pirate Bay torrent website has been lifted.

The decision was made after evidence showed the amount of torrenting by Dutch users had not gone down

The Hague: Tribunal to go ahead with Hariri trial

Judges at the United Nations-backed tribunal investigating the 2005 assassination of Rafik Hariri, a former Lebanese Prime Minister, say they will push ahead with the trials of four suspects in their absence.

The remains of 520 newly identified victims of the massacre were buried during a commemoration ceremony at the memorial centre in the nearby town of Potocari

Thousands of Muslim Bosnians commemorate 1995 Srebrenica massacre

Thousands of Muslim Bosnians commemorated the 1995 Srebrenica massacre in the city today during an annual ceremony that carried special significance this year, with the trial of former Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic - allegedly responsible for Europe's worst atrocity since World War II – finally under way in The Hague.

Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga jailed for 14 years by International Criminal Court

A Congolese warlord has been jailed for 14 years by the International Criminal Court for using child soldiers.

Mladic faces 11 charges of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity

Ratko Mladic war crimes trial to resume

The first witness is set to give evidence at the resumed war crimes trial of former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic, about Serb forces violently purging his village in 1992.

Radovan Karadzic asks judges to dismiss charges against him

Former Bosnian Serb political leader Radovan Karadzic today asked UN judges to dismiss his war crimes case halfway through the trial.

Las Vegas grocer deported over Bosnian war crimes allegations

A man accused of commanding a police squad that rounded up Bosnian Muslims for slaughter in 1995 fashioned a new life in Las Vegas as a modest grocery store owner before being arrested and deported to his native country, a lawyer and US officials said yesterday.

Charles Taylor at a pre-sentence hearing yesterday

Charles Taylor claims West rigged his trial at The Hague

The war criminal and former Liberian President, Charles Taylor, accused the international court that convicted him of crimes against humanity of being manipulated by the West, and said prosecutors had paid witnesses to testify against him.

Bosnian Serb commander General Ratko Mladic defiant at genocide trial in The Hague

Mladic appears in court on genocide charges in last major case arising from Yugoslav wars

Tess Finch-Lees: South Sudan needs our help, not our silence

In 2006 I briefed David Cameron before a visit to Darfur. On his return he was indignant: "This is ethnic cleansing and we cannot remain silent in the face of this horror." That was in opposition. Now that he has the power to influence events in Sudan, his silence is deafening.

JOSEPH KONY: The self-styled ‘messiah’ has led the LRA in bloody raids throughout Central Africa

Sudan accused of using Kony's army

Sudan's government has been accused by Uganda of providing support to the notorious rebel leader Joseph Kony and his Lord's Resistance Army (LRA).

The sale of marijuana in Dutch coffee shops will be restricted to local residents under a new membership scheme which starts to roll out next week

Want to visit a Dutch coffee shop? Well you'll only get coffee from now on

Court ruling means foreign visitors will no longer be able to get their fix of marijuana

Protesters smoke marijuana during a demonstration against new government legislation calling for the creation of a 'weed pass' and the stopping of the substance's sale to foreigners, in Amsterdam last week.

Cannabis tourism up in smoke? Judge backs foreigner café ban

Discussions ongoing regarding the introduction of a so-called 'weed pass'

William Hague welcomes Charles Taylor ruling

Foreign Secretary William Hague today welcomed the conviction of former Liberian President Charles Taylor for crimes against humanity.

Sudan president rules out peace talks as forces bomb the South

The Sudanese President, Omar al-Bashir, arrived in the disputed border area between the two Sudans yesterday, vowing that there would be no peace talks as forces loyal to Khartoum bombed targets inside South Sudan's territory.

Gaddafi son 'attacked by ex-rebels'

Saif al-Islam, second son of the late Muammar Gaddafi, has been attacked while in custody in Libya, according to the International Criminal Court which yesterday demanded he be handed over.

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