United States

Stephanie van den Berg

Dutch state accepts partial liability for Srebrenica deaths

Jul 19 2019

THE HAGUE The Dutch government accepted on Friday that the state was partially liable for the deaths in 1995 of 350 Muslim males who were expelled from a U.N. base and killed by Bosnian Serb forces at Srebrenica.

World Court orders review of Pakistan death sentence for Indian convicted of spying

Jul 17 2019

THE HAGUE The World Court on Wednesday ordered Pakistan to review the death penalty given in 2017 to former Indian navy commander Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav who was convicted of being a spy.

International court convicts Congo's Ntaganda of war crimes

Jul 08 2019

THE HAGUE International Criminal Court judges on Monday convicted former Congolese military leader Bosco Ntaganda for atrocities including murder, rape and conscripting child soldiers. | Video

Russia rebuffs Ukraine's case over rebel support at U.N. court

Jun 03 2019

THE HAGUE Russia told a hearing at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Monday that the court lacks jurisdiction in a case filed by Ukraine against Moscow over its alleged support of pro-Russian separatists in the Crimea and eastern Ukraine.

ICC will no longer refer Jordan to U.N. for failure to arrest Sudan's Bashir

May 06 2019

THE HAGUE The International Criminal Court will not refer Jordan to the U.N. Security Council for its failure to arrest Sudanese war crimes suspect Omar al-Bashir when he visited Amman in 2017, judges said on Monday, reversing an earlier decision.

Facing hurdles from U.S., war crimes judges reject Afghan probe

Apr 12 2019

AMSTERDAM Just days after the United States' government revoked the visa of the International Criminal Court's prosecutor, judges at the ICC on Friday rejected her request to open an investigation into alleged atrocities in the war in Afghanistan, citing practical reasons.

Ex-Bosnian Serb wartime leader Karadzic sentenced to life in prison

Mar 20 2019

THE HAGUE U.N. judges on Wednesday sentenced former Bosnian Serb political leader Radovan Karadzic to life in prison on appeal, ending one of the most momentous trials over genocide committed during the Balkan wars of the 1990s. | Video

Karadzic could be jailed for life in final Srebrenica appeal ruling

Mar 15 2019

THE HAGUE/SARAJEVO Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic will face U.N. appeals judges on Wednesday for a ruling that will end one of the highest profile legal battles stemming from the Balkan wars of the 1990s that saw the collapse of the former Yugoslavia.

Dutch take stake in Air France-KLM to counter French influence

Feb 26 2019

THE HAGUE/PARIS The Dutch government will take a stake in Air France-KLM equal to that of the French government in order to increase its influence in the carrier's operations, a move that took the French by surprise.

World Court: Britain must return Indian Ocean islands to Mauritius

Feb 26 2019

THE HAGUE The World Court on Monday told Britain to give up control over the Chagos Islands in the Indian Ocean, and said it had wrongfully forced the population to leave in the 1970s to make way for a U.S. air base. | Video

World News