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Armed groups killed more than 450 civilians in central Mali

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) - Islamic militants and ethnic-based militias killed more than 450 civilians in central Mali last year, making it the deadliest year...

Pompeo, in Kazakhstan, warns of China’s growing reach

NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in Kazakhstan pressing authorities to be wary of Russian and Chinese investment and...

Nobel laureate Suu Kyi defends Myanmar army in genocide case

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - Nobel Peace Prize winner and former political prisoner Aung San Suu Kyi denied Wednesday that Myanmar's armed forces committed...

The Hague court questions Kosovo’s outgoing speaker

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) - Kosovo's outgoing parliament speaker says he was questioned at a Netherlands-based court investigating crimes against ethnic Serbs during and after...

Suu Kyi in court to refute Myanmar genocide allegations

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - Former pro-democracy symbol Aung San Suu Kyi takes center-stage Wednesday at the U.N.’s top court as she seeks to...

Peace laureate watches UN court hear Rohingya genocide case

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - The justice minister of Gambia appealed to the U.N.’s top court Tuesday to recognize that genocide against Myanmar's Rohingya...

Top UN court hears Rohingya genocide allegations

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - The U.N.’s highest court on Tuesday began a hearing into allegations of genocide in Myanmar over the military campaign...

Top UN court hears Rohingya genocide allegations

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - The U.N.’s highest court on Tuesday begins a hearing into allegations of genocide in Myanmar over the military campaign...

China and US clash over Xinjiang, Hong Kong bills

BEIJING (AP) - Already strained relations between China and the United States were further muddied after U.S. Congress overwhelmingly approved a bill targeting Beijing’s...

US Congress condemns China for crackdown on ethnic Muslims

WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress overwhelmingly approved a bill Tuesday aimed at pressuring China over a brutal mass crackdown on ethnic Muslims in the far...