Anthony Deutsch
International Criminal Court prosecutor Karim Khan speaks during an interview at The Hague, in the Netherlands, in February.
WORLD / Politics / FOCUS
Jul 6, 2024
ICC prosecutor opted for warrants over visit to Gaza
The sudden cancellation of a planned visit to the Gaza Strip, Jerusalem and Ramallah has angered Washington and London.
An International Criminal Court prosecutor's request for an arrest warrant against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has created a diplomatic quandary for some of Israel's key allies.
May 22, 2024
Israel's allies grapple with bid for ICC warrant against Netanyahu
The move has some of the ICC's vocal backers questioning the extent of their loyalty.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrives for a meeting of his Likud party faction at the Knesset in Jerusalem on Monday.
WORLD / Politics
May 21, 2024
ICC prosecutor seeks arrest warrants for Netanyahu and Hamas leaders
The ICC prosecutor said he had reasonable grounds to believe the men "bear criminal responsibility" for alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity.
Palestinians cover a body that was buried in a mass grave in the northern Gaza Strip.
Apr 27, 2024
Mass graves in Gaza: what do we know?
The discovery of mass graves at two Gaza hospitals have triggered calls by the U.N. rights chief and others for an international investigation.
A voter arrives at a polling station in San Diego, California. According to a recent survey, young U.S. men were the only population group in the United States or seven EU member states actually to have become more conservative since 2014.
WORLD / Politics
Apr 13, 2024
Despair makes young U.S. men more conservative ahead of U.S. election, poll shows
The study offered context for November's U.S. presidential poll and a plethora of votes worldwide, including an EU parliamentary election in June.
A DITA howitzer-gun vehicle at an arms factory in Sternberk, Czech Republic
WORLD / Politics
Mar 7, 2024
As Russia advances, Europe extends reach to source ammunition for Ukraine
Supplies of ammunition to Ukraine have been interrupted by politics, with U.S. Congress holding up a $60 billion military aid package.
A Palestinian girl who survived an Israeli strike is carried by her father next to the bodies of their relatives who were killed in the strike in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, on Wednesday.
WORLD / Politics
Jan 11, 2024
Israel to face Gaza genocide charges at International Court of Justice
A case brought by South Africa in December claims Israel's war against Hamas militants in Gaza violates the 1948 Genocide Convention.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Jun 7, 2023
Ukraine dam: When do attacks on civilian installations amount to war crimes?
Ukraine accused Russia of blowing up the Nova Kakhovka dam on the Dnipro River that separates Russian and Ukrainian forces in southern Ukraine, inundating a populated region of the war zone.
Japan Times
Nov 24, 2022
Some Russian commanders knew of sexual violence or encouraged it, lawyer advising Kyiv says
Ukrainian authorities say the numbers of victims is likely to be far greater than estimated because parts of the country remain occupied and victims are often reluctant to come forward.
Japan Times
Nov 23, 2022
On Europe's new front lines, red tape, politics and potholes hamper defense
Planners from the Baltics to Romania are scrutinizing potential military reinforcement routes, planning to fortify bridges and adding military transport functions to civilian airports.
Japan Times
Jun 3, 2022
Ukraine investigates deportation of children to Russia as possible genocide
International humanitarian law classifies the forced mass deportation of people during a conflict as a war crime. 'Forcibly transferring children' in particular qualifies as genocide.
Japan Times
Apr 27, 2022
As atrocities are unearthed, Ukraine prepares charges against Russian troops
The country says it is investigating some 7,600 potential war crimes and at least 500 suspects following the Russian invasion.
Japan Times
Mar 18, 2022
For a Dutch province, Ukraine war is a call to pump natural gas
Residents had been opposing gas production since earthquakes started to force them out of their homes a decade ago. Russia's invasion of Ukraine changed their minds.
Japan Times
Mar 5, 2022
ICC faces 'myriad challenges' to prosecute war crimes in Ukraine
According to the U.N., at least 249 civilians have been killed since Russian tanks rolled into Ukraine on Feb. 24, in the biggest military attack on a European state since World War II.
Japan Times
Oct 4, 2021
Amid COVID-19 booster data dilemma, EU nations' plans diverge
The bloc's push towards boosters will stir the debate over rich nations' use of vaccines while poorer countries struggle to access supplies and inoculate their citizens.


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