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'Watch the skies closely': Russia threatens ICC with hypersonic missile strike after arrest warrant against Putin
Deputy Chairman of Russia's Security Council called International Criminal Court (ICC) 'a pathetic international organisation'
ICC should avoid 'double standards', says China on Russian President Putin's warrant
The International Criminal Court said on Friday that it has issued an arrest warrant for Russian President Vladimir Putin for war crimes
Will Vladimir Putin be arrested? What the ICC warrant means for Russian leader
The ICC has issued a warrant for Vladimir Putin's arrest in connection to forced deportation of children. The action may make travel more difficult for the Russian president, and is more symbolic in nature
'No meaning': Russia on ICC's arrest warrant against Vladimir Putin
The ICC's arrest warrant against Russian President Vladimir Putin has "no meaning" for the country, including from a "legal point of view" as the nation had withdrawn from the ICC treaty in 2016, a spokeswoman for the ministry of foreign affairs said
Does the ICC hold power to punish Russians for war crimes in Ukraine?
The International Criminal Court is reportedly ready to formally open two war crimes cases against 'several' Russian officials over the Ukraine war. However, Moscow – which is not a member of the ICC – would be certain to reject any arrest warrants
ICC expected to arrest Russian officials accused of war crimes in Ukraine
Moscow would be certain to reject any arrest warrants against any of its officials. But an international war crimes prosecution could deepen Moscow's diplomatic isolation and make it difficult for those accused to travel abroad
Ukraine urges probe over footage of alleged killing of prisoner of war
Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba was referring to what appears to be amateur footage of a detained combatant standing in a shallow trench, wearing camouflage and smoking a cigarette, being shot to death with automatic weapons after saying 'glory to Ukraine'
Centre for trial of ‘aggression’ crimes in Ukraine to be set up in Hague
The International Criminal Court, also based in The Hague in the Netherlands, is already probing alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity in connection with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The ICC can prosecute genocide in Ukraine but has no jurisdiction over crimes of aggression by Russia there
UK to host international meet on Ukraine war crimes probe
The International Criminal Court based in The Hague is currently carrying out an investigation into war crimes and crimes against humanity in Ukraine
RSF says Russian troops executed Maks Levin in cold blood: Who was the Ukrainian photographer?
Maks Levin, the 40-year-old father of four who had been working with Ukrainian and international media, is one of eight journalists killed since the Russian invasion of Ukraine, according to RSF's tally
Russia-Ukraine conflict: Can the International Criminal Court bring Vladimir Putin to trial for war crimes?
The International Criminal Court will begin an investigation into Russia’s possible war crimes in Ukraine. But it is unlikely that President Vladimir Putin will be brought to justice. Here’s why
International Criminal Court prosecutor says he is monitoring Russia's invasion of Ukraine
However, Prosecutor Karim Khan acknowledged that he cannot investigate the issue that is being most talked-about at this stage of the invasion — the crime of aggression
Seif al-Islam, son of ex-Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi, announces candidacy for president
Seif al-Islam is wanted by the ICC on charges of crimes against humanity allegedly committed in the first weeks of the 2011 uprising
ICC's new prosecutor to deprioritise probe into US crimes in Afghanistan, focus on Islamist groups
Amnesty International campaigner Samira Hamidi said a US drone strike days before the pullout wiped out 10 members of an Afghan family shows that the ICC "needs to revisit this decision"
Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte will 'die first' than face ICC probe over extra-judicial killings in drugs war
More than 6,000, mostly poor, drug suspects have been killed during the campaign, according to the government, but human rights groups say the death toll is considerably higher
In blow to human rights activists, ICC in The Hague rules out investigating China's detention of Muslims
China has denied that the camps are abusive, describing them instead as job training centres aimed at countering religious extremism and terrorism
Uighur activist groups move International Criminal Court against China on charges of genocide
The two Uighur groups that filed the complaint against China are the East Turkistan Government in Exile and the East Turkistan National Awakening Movement
China, Myanmar ink 33 deals to accelerate Belt and Road Initiative as Xi Jinping and Aung San Suu Kyi meet amid Rohingya backlash
Holding talks with Xi Jinping on the final day of his two-day visit, Suu Kyi slammed the western countries for criticising Myanmar over the handling of the Rohingya issue
Israel has ‘full right’ to annex Jordan Valley, says Benjamin Netanyahu after meeting with Mike Pompeo
Netanyahu said his proposal to annex strategic part of occupied West Bank was discussed during a late-night meeting with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
Myanmar rejects ICC probe into alleged persecution of Rohingya Muslims as global pressure mounts, says its own committees will probe charges of abuses
The decision came after rights groups filed a separate lawsuit in Argentina and a further submission of a genocide case at the UN's top court