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This photo provided Tuesday, April 4, 2017 by the Syrian anti-government activist group Edlib Media Center, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows victims of a suspected chemical attack, in the town of Khan Sheikhoun, northern Idlib province, Syria. The suspected chemical attack killed dozens of people on Tuesday, Syrian opposition activists said, describing the attack as among the worst in the country's six-year civil war. (Edlib Media Center, via AP)
April 04, 2017 - 4:07 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the suspected chemical attack in Syria (all times local): 11 p.m. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Russia and Iran bear "great moral responsibility" for deaths from an alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria. Tillerson is calling on Russia and Iran to use...
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March 25, 2017 - 2:01 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Israel took no steps to comply with a Security Council call to stop all settlement activity in the West Bank and east Jerusalem, and instead authorized "a high rate" of settlement expansions in violation of international law, the United Nations said Friday. U.N. envoy Nickolay...
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March 24, 2017 - 1:00 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution Friday condemning the unlawful destruction of cultural heritage and warning the Islamic State extremist group, al-Qaida and other combatants that such attacks may constitute war crimes. The resolution approved by the U...
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March 24, 2017 - 10:44 am
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Prosecutors in Bosnia say a woman wanted for war crimes she allegedly committed against Serb civilians during the country's 1992-95 war has been extradited from Switzerland. A statement from prosecutors says that 56-year-old Efeta Veseli was handed over to...
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FILE - In this June 21, 2016 file photo, former Congolese Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba enters the courtroom of the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands. The ICC sentenced Bemba on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, to an extra year in prison and fined him 300,000 euros ($324,000) for interfering with witnesses in his trial at the court. Bemba is already serving an 18-year prison term for crimes committed in Central African Republic by a militia he commanded. (Michael Kooren, Pool via AP, File)
March 22, 2017 - 10:10 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A former Congolese vice president was sentenced Wednesday to an extra year in prison and fined 300,000 euros ($324,000) for interfering with witnesses in his trial at the International Criminal Court. Jean-Pierre Bemba, who already is serving an 18-year prison term for...
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In this May 2014 photo, Michael Karkoc works in his yard in Minneapolis. Poland will seek the arrest and extradition of Karkoc, exposed by The Associated Press as a former commander in an SS-led unit that burned Polish villages and killed civilians in World War II, prosecutors said Monday, March 13, 2017. (Richard Sennott/Star Tribune via AP)
March 15, 2017 - 12:00 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on a Polish court issuing an arrest warrant for a Minnesota man sought in a Nazi massacre (all times local): 4:05 p.m. The son of a Minnesota man who's the subject of an arrest warrant issued by a Polish court says his father is innocent of any war crimes. A judge...
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March 04, 2017 - 6:00 am
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — The United Nations warned that the alleged use of chemical weapons in Mosul, if confirmed, would be a war crime and a serious violation of international humanitarian law, according to a statement released Saturday. "This is horrible," Lise Grande, the humanitarian coordinator in...
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March 04, 2017 - 5:51 am
ATTORNEY GENERAL-RUSSIA-GRASSLEY Sessions to amend testimony regarding Russian contacts WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions plans on Monday to provide amended testimony regarding his contacts with Russia's ambassador to the U.S. during the presidential election. In a statement Friday,...
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March 04, 2017 - 5:18 am
ATTORNEY GENERAL-RUSSIA-GRASSLEY Sessions to amend testimony regarding Russian contacts WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions plans on Monday to provide amended testimony regarding his contacts with Russia's ambassador to the U.S. during the presidential election. In a statement Friday,...
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March 04, 2017 - 4:09 am
ATTORNEY GENERAL-RUSSIA-GRASSLEY Sessions to amend testimony regarding Russian contacts WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions plans on Monday to provide amended testimony regarding his contacts with Russia's ambassador to the U.S. during the presidential election. In a statement Friday,...
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