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World Nov 07International Criminal Court sentences Congo warlord to 30 years for atrocities
Judges at Ntaganda's trial said he was guilty of abetting murders, rapes of men and women, a massacre in a banana field and of enlisting and using child soldiers.
World Oct 20Mixed message: Boris Johnson seeks Brexit delay, sort of
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson pressed ahead Sunday with plans to try to win parliamentary backing for his new Brexit deal even as the European Union began considering his grudging request to extend the looming Brexit deadline.
World Oct 19Johnson says he will resist any Brexit delay beyond Oct. 31
A defiant Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Saturday that he would resist attempts to delay Britain's departure from the European Union beyond the end of the month, after Parliament postponed a decision on whether to back his Brexit deal and…
World Sep 24UK Supreme Court rules suspension of Parliament was illegal
The landmark decision, made as the UK is seeking a Brexit deal with the EU, immediately prompted calls for Johnson to quit.
World Aug 22Merkel calls for EU-wide climate neutrality by 2050
The German chancellor made her appeal after a meeting with the Dutch where they shared experiences on how best to shift their economies to sustainable energy sources.
World Jun 194 suspects charged in downing of Malaysia Airlines flight over Ukraine
A team of international investigators said the trial will start in March 2020 at the Hague District Court.
World May 26Europe’s voters elect new parliament as nationalism mounts
From Germany and France to Cyprus and Estonia, voters from 21 nations went to the polls Sunday in the final day of a crucial European Parliament election that could see major gains by the far-right, nationalist and populist movements sweeping…
World May 23EU elections begin in the Netherlands and the UK
Four days of voting across the 28-nation bloc pits supporters of deeper integration against populist euroskeptics who want more power for their national governments.
World Mar 20Former Bosnian leader’s sentence increased to life in prison
A United Nations judge upheld Radovan Karadzic's convictions for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity.
World Mar 19Dutch prosecutors consider terror motive in tram shooting
Dutch prosecutors said Tuesday they are taking very seriously the possibility that the deadly shooting on a tram in the central city of Utrecht was an act of terror.