Government And Politics

International Criminal Court prosecutor launches preliminary investigation into Rohingya deportations

Sep 18, 2018

International Criminal Court prosecutor launches preliminary investigation into Rohingya deportations

Dutch government expects unemployment to fall to record low

Sep 18, 2018

The Dutch government says the country's economy will grow by 2.6 percent next year and unemployment will fall to a record low of 3.5 percent of the workforce

Defense lawyer casts Ugandan war crimes defendant as victim

Sep 18, 2018

The defense lawyer for an alleged commander in the Lord's Resistance Army accused of crimes including murder, sexual slavery and using child soldiers is casting him as a victim of the Ugandan rebel group's brutal leader, Joseph Kony

World stocks advance, unfazed by new US-China tariffs

Sep 18, 2018

European and Asian shares are rising, shrugging off President Donald Trump's decision to place tariffs on an additional $200 billion of Chinese goods staring next week

Asian shares mixed as Trump orders new tariffs on China

Sep 18, 2018

Asian markets are mixed after President Donald Trump orders tariffs on $200 billion more in Chinese goods, ramping up tensions between the world's two largest economies

ICC sentences ex-Congo VP to 1 year for witness tampering

Sep 17, 2018

Judges at the International Criminal Court have re-imposed a one-year prison sentence and 300,000 euro fine on a former Congolese vice president for interfering with witnesses at his war crimes trial

Sapporo ends bid for 2026 Winter Olympics

Sep 17, 2018

The Japanese city of Sapporo has dropped its bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics following a recent earthquake

UN inks deal for 'medical air bridge' with Yemen's capital

Sep 17, 2018

UN inks deal with authorities in rebel-run Yemeni capital to airlift civilians for medical treatment

Asian shares fall on fears over US-China tariffs standoff

Sep 17, 2018

Asian shares fall on fears over US-China tariffs standoff

Sweden gives final election tally amid political uncertainty

Sep 16, 2018

Sweden presents final election tally amid political uncertainty

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