Law And Order

UN team to investigate 'horrific' massacre in central Mali

Mar 26, 2019

The United Nations is deploying crime-scene investigators, human rights officers and a child protection expert to central Mali to investigate deadly inter-communal violence over the weekend that killed more than 150 people, one-third of them children

Former Afghan hostage being tried on assault against wife

Mar 25, 2019

Former Afghanistan hostage Joshua Boyle has gone on trial in Canada on charges that he repeatedly assaulted his wife

Canadian judge rules ex-Gitmo sentence has expired

Mar 25, 2019

A Canadian judge has ruled that a war crimes sentence for former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr has expired, so he no longer faces the threat of returning to prison

Norway opens probe into why cruise ship ventured into storm

Mar 25, 2019

Norwegian officials have opened an investigation into why a cruise ship carrying more than 1,370 people set sail despite storm warnings, forcing a major evacuation after a mayday call had been issued

Truck driver involved in hockey team bus crash gets 8 years

Mar 22, 2019

The truck driver involved in a deadly crash with a junior hockey team's bus last April has been sentenced to eight years in prison

Mourners walk silently to honor Utrecht shooting victims

Mar 22, 2019

Dutch prosecutor say the main suspect in a deadly tram shooting in Utrecht confessed to the attack and said he acted alone

Prosecutors: Suspect confesses to Utrecht tram shootings that killed 3 people; motive still under investigation

Mar 22, 2019

Prosecutors: Suspect confesses to Utrecht tram shootings that killed 3 people; motive still under investigation

The Latest: Views of Bosnia war crimes case vary within govt

Mar 20, 2019

The Muslim member of Bosnia's multi-ethnic presidency says former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic "got the punishment he deserved" from United Nations judges who upgraded his sentence for war crimes to life in prison

UN judges increase sentence for Bosnian ex-leader to life

Mar 20, 2019

United Nations appeals judges on Wednesday upheld the convictions of former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity, and increased his sentence from 40 years to life imprisonment.

New Zealand police: Mosque gunman had planned a 3rd attack

Mar 20, 2019

A father and son who fled the civil war in Syria for "the safest country in the world" have been buried at the first funerals for victims of shootings at two mosques in New Zealand

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