War crimes

This photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, shows a civil defense worker carrying a wounded man after airstrikes hit a rebel-held suburb near Damascus, Syria, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says waves of airstrikes hit at least five neighborhoods in the Eastern Ghouta suburb, the only remaining rebel stronghold near the capital, Damascus. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)
February 08, 2018 - 11:30 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the situation in Syria (all times local): 6:25 p.m. Syria has called on the U.N. Security Council to condemn the new "massacre" committed by the U.S.-led coalition east of the country that killed dozens of government-backed troops. Syria's foreign ministry sent two...
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This grab taken from Al-Hadath Channel video on Tuesday Jan. 23, 2018, shows debris at the site of an explosion in Benghazi, Libya. Two consecutive car bombs detonated near a mosque in the Libyan city of Benghazi on Tuesday, killing at least nine people and injuring dozens more. (Al-Hadath Channel via AP)
January 26, 2018 - 8:14 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The International Criminal Court prosecutor issued a renewed appeal Friday to Libyan authorities to arrest a Libyan commander wanted by the court for war crimes, after he was linked to a shocking video purported to show brutal killings. Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said...
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January 17, 2018 - 7:22 am
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to Kosovo says the country still needs an outside mechanism like the special war crimes court as its justice system is not yet capable of handling high-case profiles and witnesses are subject to intimidation. Ambassador Greg Delawie on Wednesday was...
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December 27, 2017 - 9:23 am
BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors have charged an alleged member of the Islamic State group who spent time in Syria with membership in a terrorist organization and committing a war crime. Federal prosecutors said Wednesday that the 32-year-old German citizen, identified only as Abdelkarim E. B. in...
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December 22, 2017 - 4:22 pm
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — The United States ambassador to Kosovo said Friday that he opposes a petition to amend a law governing a war crimes court, calling it a "terrible idea" that would isolate the young country. Former fighters in Kosovo's independence movement have allegedly collected more than...
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December 22, 2017 - 4:18 pm
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — The United States ambassador to Kosovo said Friday that he opposes a petition to amend a law governing a war crimes court, calling it a "terrible idea" that would isolate the young country. Former fighters in Kosovo's independence movement have allegedly collected more than...
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December 22, 2017 - 2:01 pm
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — The United States ambassador to Kosovo said Friday he opposed a petition to amend a law governing a war crimes court, calling it a "terrible idea" that would isolate the young country. "Don't turn back the clock," Greg Delawie wrote on Twitter. "We have not invested so much...
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December 22, 2017 - 1:05 pm
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — The United States ambassador to Kosovo said Friday he opposed a petition to amend a law governing a war crimes court, calling it a "terrible idea" that would isolate the young country. "Don't turn back the clock," Greg Delawie wrote on Twitter. "We have not invested so much...
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December 18, 2017 - 12:53 pm
BERLIN (AP) — The main federal agency that investigates Nazi war crimes in Germany has turned over nine new cases to state authorities for possible prosecution. Berlin's taz newspaper reported Monday that the cases involve guards from the Auschwitz death camp, and the Mauthausen, Buchenwald and...
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December 15, 2017 - 8:18 am
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Former fighters of Kosovo's independence movement are collecting signatures for a petition seeking to extend the jurisdiction of a war crimes court to include Serbs, their adversaries in their war for independence. Three associations of Kosovo Liberation Army veterans on...
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