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Connecticut home invasion: second man sentenced to death

A jury condemned a man to death Friday for raping and strangling a woman and killing her two daughters in an attack that led to the defeat of a bill to abolish the death penalty in Connecticut and was compared to Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood. Joshua Komisarjevsky will join his accomplice Steven Hayes on […]

ICC Requests Arrest Warrant for Sudanese Defense Minister

The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor has requested an arrest warrant for Sudan’s defense minister, who allegedly helped to plan atrocities in the Darfur region. Abdelrahim Mohamed Hussein is accused of coordinating attacks against villages in Darfur between August 2003 and March 2004. The prosecutor’s office says the attacks followed a pattern in which the […]

US students arrested in Tahrir Square

Violence continues in Tahrir Square Link to this video The US embassy in Cairo is investigating the detention of three US students accused of throwing petrol bombs at security forces in Tahrir Square. The three, all students at the American University in Cairo, were arrested during clashes outside the interior ministry on Monday, authorities said. […]

ICC Prosecutor: Libya May Try Gadhafi’s Son

The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor says the captured son of Moammar Gadhafi may be tried in Libya rather than in The Hague, as long as the trial meets ICC standards. ICC prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo met officials in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, Tuesday, as the country’s National Transitional Council prepared to name a new Cabinet […]

ICC Trying to Secure Surrender of Gadhafi Son, Spy Chief

The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) says his office has been “galvanizing efforts” to bring a son of Moammar Gadhafi to justice as well as the former Libyan leader’s spy chief. Luis Moreno-Ocampo says efforts are underway to secure the surrender of Gadhafi’s son, Seif al-Islam, as part of a broader probe […]

Fugitive Son of Libya’s Gadhafi Discusses Possible Surrender

Informal talks are underway between a fugitive son of the late Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi and the International Criminal Court. Seif al-Islam Gadhafi is wanted by the ICC for alleged crimes against humanity. He is accused of killing civilian protesters during the uprising against his father’s regime. ICC prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo says intermediaries have been […]