France, the former colonial power in Mali and Ivory Coast, is the only Western country with a significant military presence in Mali and the wider Sahel, an arid region of West Africa.;
Russia and China's veto Friday of a Security Council resolution that allows for humanitarian aid to reach millions of Syrians 'is shameful,' charges U.S. secretary of state
A road that links Mukalla, the capital of Hadramout province, with its remote rural villages has been almost wiped out by repeated landslides
Bensouda disregarded Israel’s arguments the court did not have jurisdiction in the case, since the Palestinian territories do not constitute a state;
Israeli attorney general ‘resolutely rejects’ ICC prosecutor’s call to probe Israel’s war crimes against Palestinians
Netanyahu rival Benny Gantz, a former IDF chief of staff, slams ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda's statement that an investigation should be launched as a 'political decision'
"Only sovereign states can delegate criminal jurisdiction to the International Criminal Court. The PA clearly does not meet the criteria," Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit said.;