The International Criminal Court prosecutor charged Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir with orchestrating genocide against African tribes in the western region of Darfur and called on the court to order his arrest.
Colombia's military announced Wednesday it rescued French-Colombian politician Ingrid Betancourt and three Americans who were held hostage for years by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC.
At least 10 African Union peacekeepers were killed and more than 20 declared missing after rebels overran their base in northern Darfur over the weekend, in the worst attack on AU forces since they were deployed in 2004.
The leader of Nepal's communist rebel group held talks with the country's new prime minister Friday paving the way for what many hope will be the end of a 10-year insurgency that has killed 13,000 people.
Britain agreed to host former Liberian President Charles Taylor in one of its prisons if he is convicted of war crimes, a government official said Thursday, paving the way for the U.N.-backed court in Sierra Leone to transfer Taylor to…