US State Department officials have said they are worried about an upcoming publication of classified diplomatic documents by the whistleblower website WikiLeaks, stating that revelations would hurt ties with foreign leaders.
Former Congo warlord Jean-Pierre Bemba has pleaded not guilty to war crimes and crimes against humanity at his trial in the Hague. The former vice president is accused of having knowingly allowed his soldiers to carry out mass rape and murder.
Congo's former vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba plead not guilty as his trial for war crimes began Monday at the Hague. Bemba is accused in connection with mass rapes and murder committed by his troops in Central African Republic in 2002 and 2003.
Swedish police issued an international arrest warrant Saturday for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, who has been accused of rape and molestation. Assange says the charges are part of a "smear campaign" to discredit his whistleblowing website.
Russian arms trafficking suspect Viktor Bout arrived in New York from Bangkok Wednesday following a protracted extradition process that has sparked a diplomatic tug-of-war between Moscow and Washington.
Accused Russian arms trafficker Viktor Bout, known as the "Merchant of Death", was flown out of Bangkok on a special US jet after Thai authorities on Tuesday approved his extradition to the United States on terrorism charges.
A French court has given the go ahead on the transfer of exiled Rwandan rebel leader Callixte Mbarushimana (pictured) to the International Criminal Court Wednesday to stand trial for alleged war crimes committed in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
France's foreign minister said Wednesday that Iran will not hang Sakineh Ashtiani, a woman accused of adultery and previously sentenced to a stoning, after human rights groups raised the alarm that authorities had reached a verdict on her punishment.
A French court Tuesday has granted Agathe Habyarimana (pictured), the widow of assassinated Rwandan president Juvenal Habyarimana, more time to fight her extradition from France in connection with the 1994 genocide in Rwanda.