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FIFA accuses Saudi’s BeoutQ of illegally broadcasting World Cup matches

Football's governing body FIFA on Friday accused television channel BeoutQ, which is widely available in Saudi Arabia, of illegally broadcasting the opening games of the World Cup.

ICC: Decision by Wednesday on future of DR Congo’s Jean-Pierre Bemba

Former Congolese vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba will know on Wednesday "by the latest" whether he will be freed following his acquittal last week on warcrimes charges, the International Criminal Court (ICC) said on Tuesday.

Acquitted DRC leader Jean-Pierre Bemba edges closer to freedom

Jean-Pierre Bemba's lawyers are set to argue Tuesday for his immediate release after international judges acquitted him of war crimes, as the former Congolese vice president edged closer towards freedom following a decade behind bars.

Philippine’s Rodrigo Duterte urges all nations to quit ICC

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday urged other nations to follow his move to quit a treaty underpinning the International Criminal Court which is examining his deadly drug war.

Philippines withdraws from international criminal court

President Rodrigo Duterte of Philippines on Wednesday announced the withdrawal of the country’s ratification of the treaty that established the International Criminal Court (ICC).

MEND leader Henry Okah accuses South African govt of maltreatment

Henry Okah, leader the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, MEND, has accused the South African government of maltreating him.

Filipinos protest China’s build up in disputed sea

Protesters have rallied outside the Chinese consulate in the Philippines capital, Manila, against China's militarisation of the disputed islands in the South China Sea.

Militias turn their guns on wildlife in Central Africa

Heavily armed militia and poachers are a threat to wildlife populations in the Garamba-Bili-Chinko (GBC) region in Central Africa.

Turkey ‘laughs off’ demand to arrest Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir

Turkey ‘laughed off’ a demand from the International Criminal Court (ICC) to arrest Sudan’s wanted leader when he attended a summit in Istanbul, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, was quoted as saying, on Thursday.

Wanted Sudan leader Omar al-Bashir attends Turkey’s Islamic summit

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted on charges of genocide and war crimes, attended Wednesday an emergency summit of the world's main pan-Islamic group in Istanbul.

Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir to visit Russia Thursday – Kremlin

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted by The International Criminal Court for genocide and war crimes related to the Darfur conflict, will visit Russia on Thursday, the Kremlin said.

Burundi says it will ‘never’ collaborate with ICC probe

Burundi on Friday slapped away any idea that it would help the International Criminal Court's probe into alleged crimes committed after the country spiralled into political turmoil in 2015.

Dim Chukwuemeka Ojukwu defended Ndigbo when it mattered most – Ohanaeze

The apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, yesterday lauded the leadership and patriotism of the late Igbo leader and Nigerian statesman, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, describing him as a foremost leader and principled man.

ICC investigates war crimes in Mali – Fatou Bensouda

The International Criminal Court said on Wednesday it was investigating several potential war crimes including murder in Mali, months after finding an ex-jihadist guilty and liable for millions worth of damage in the landlocked country.

Darfur clashes kill 3 as Bashir urges reconciliation

Clashes between Sudanese forces and residents of a Darfur camp for the displaced killed three people on Friday, the UN said, as President Omar al-Bashir urged reconciliation in the war-torn region.

Darfur clashes kill three as Bashir urges reconciliation

Clashes between Sudanese forces and residents of a Darfur camp for the displaced killed three people Friday, the UN said, as President Omar al-Bashir urged reconciliation in the war-torn region.

Quit notice: Igbo group drags Arewa youths, others to ICC

An Igbo group, the Alaigbo Development Foundation (ADF), has said that it would drag the leadership of Arewa Youths to the International Criminal Court [ICC], Hague, and a Nigerian court, to answer questions bothering on its quit notice to the Igbo living in the North.

Spanish police bust Nigerian prostitution ring

Spanish police with the help of European law agencies, have arrested 24 members of a suspected prostitution ring preying on young Nigerian women.

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