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  • Islamic State commits war crimes, Syrian government using poison gas: U.N.

    Islamic State commits war crimes, Syrian government using poison gas: U.N.
    GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations accused Islamic State insurgents on Wednesday of committing war crimes including amputations and public executions, sometimes in the presence of children, and said it believed Damascus had used chlorine gas in...
  • Most victims of Syrian cluster bombs are civilian: campaign group

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Cluster bomb attacks and unexploded munitions killed or injured nearly 1,600 people in Syria in the past two years – 97 percent of them civilians – an international campaign group said on Wednesday....
  • UN finds brutality, depravity on all sides in Syrian carnage

    GENEVA Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces have used chemical agents most likely chlorine in at least eight attacks this year and systematically committed massacres and other war crimes, while the Islamic State has perpetrated attacks on civilians that...
  • Ukraine's OSCE envoy says Russian forces seized city

    VIENNA (Reuters) - Ukraine's envoy to European security body the OSCE said on Thursday that regular Russian forces had seized the southeastern city of Novoazovsk, but his Russian counterpart said no Russian forces were crossing the border. Ihor...
  • Ford, IBM win dismissal of 12-year lawsuit over apartheid abuses

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Manhattan federal judge has dismissed a 12-year-old lawsuit accusing Ford Motor Co and IBM Corp of encouraging human rights abuses in apartheid-era South Africa, reluctantly concluding that the case does not belong in U.S. courts....
  • Russia demands publication of recordings from downed flight MH17

    Russia demands publication of recordings from downed flight MH17
    Russia is demanding to know why international investigators have yet to publish the black box data from a Malaysian airliner that was shot down over eastern Ukraine in July, a deputy defense minister said in an interview published on Saturday. Moscow...
  • Time is now for cooler negotiations between Obama, Putin

    REYKJAVIK, Iceland Volcanoes and glaciers, fire and ice, are dominant features of this moonscape-pocked island nation. How fitting that over a generation ago the leaders of the United States and Soviet Union came to talk disarmament in the heat of the...
  • Ukraine asks international community to condemn Russia's 'illegal actions'

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine said on Friday the entry of Russian aid trucks onto its territory was a "flagrant violation" of international law and it appealed to the international community to condemn Russia's actions as illegal and aggressive. The foreign...
  • Russia complies with international law in convoy operation: diplomat

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Moscow is not in breach of international law over its humanitarian convoy to Ukraine, a senior Russian diplomat said on Friday. "We are acting in full accordance with international humanitarian law norms," Deputy Foreign Minister...
  • Merkel has 'great concerns' on Russian convoy entering Ukraine: spokesman

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel said in two separate phone calls on Friday with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko that she was concerned that a Russian humanitarian aid convoy crossed into Ukraine...
  • Hamas backs Palestinian push for ICC Gaza war crimes probe

    GAZA (Reuters) - Hamas leaders said on Saturday they had given their consent for the Palestinians to join the International Criminal Court (ICC), a move that could open up both Israel and the militant group to war crime probes over the fighting in Gaza....