FORMER Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo’s lawyers asked the International Criminal Court Thursday to postpone a hearing on whether he can stand trial, citing a lack of financial resources.
SOMALIA’S Al-Qaeda allied Shebab insurgents dismissed a United States offer of up to $33 million for tip-offs for the arrest of top leaders, vowing to continue their extremist fight.
UN SECRETARY General Ban Ki-moon has expressed deep frustration with the violence in Syria, two days after reports emerged of another massacre.
SUICIDES are surging among US soldiers, averaging nearly one a day this year, according to statistics from the country’s defence department.
Malawi said Friday it will not host the African Union summit in July over the bloc’s insistence on inviting Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir, wanted on international war crimes charges.
Sudan and South Sudan broke off security talks on Thursday after failing to agree on a demilitarised zone along their disputed border to help prevent them slipping into outright warfare.