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Kenyan lawyer in ICC case linked to new president discovered useless

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NAIROBI, Kenya — Police say a Kenyan lawyer going through fees on the Worldwide Prison Court docket of bribing and threatening prosecution witnesses in a previous ICC case towards Kenya’s not too long ago elected president has been discovered useless. Paul Gicheru had pleaded not responsible earlier this yr to all eight counts of interfering…

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Preordained vote to wrap up in Russia-held areas of Ukraine

An elderly woman casts her ballot during a referendum in Luhansk, Luhansk People's Republic controlled by Russia-backed separatists, eastern Ukraine, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. Voting began last Friday in four Moscow-held regions of Ukraine on referendu

KYIV, Ukraine — The ultimate day of voting was taken place in Russian-held areas of Ukraine Tuesday, a referendum that’s anticipated to function a pretext for his or her annexation by Moscow however that’s rejected as a sham by Kyiv and its Western allies. Because the vote was nearing its finish, a senior Kremlin official…

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Kurdish militants assault Turkish police, kill themselves

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ANKARA, Turkey — Two suspected Kurdish militants opened fireplace on police in southern Turkey and later killed themselves by detonating suicide bombs, Turkey’s inside minister mentioned. One police officer was killed within the assault whereas a second officer and a civilian had been wounded. The assault was carried out late on Monday within the Mezitli…

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Japan protests Russia’s expulsion of official, denies spying

Japan protests Russia's expulsion of official, denies spying

TOKYO — Japan protested to Russia on Tuesday over the detention of a Japanese consulate official on espionage allegations, denying the allegations and accusing Russian authorities of abusive interrogation. The official was detained on Sept. 22 and interrogated along with his eyes lined, his palms and head pressed and immobilized, Japan’s International Ministry mentioned, prompting…

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Harris focuses Asia journey on safety, provides tour to Korea DMZ

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, right, holds a bilateral meeting with South Korea's Prime Minister Han Duck-soo in Tokyo, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022. (Leah Millis/Pool Photo via AP)

TOKYO — In assembly after assembly with Asian leaders Tuesday, Vice President Kamala Harris emphasised the U.S. dedication to regional safety and the White Home disclosed that she would go to the Demilitarized Zone dividing the rival Koreas. An official mentioned Harris would tour the border space between South and North Korea on Thursday, on…

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Households of Mexico’s lacking college students march on anniversary

Relatives and classmates of the missing 43 Ayotzinapa college students and their supporters gather in Mexico City's main square the Zocalo, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, on the day of the anniversary of the disappearance of the students in Iguala, Guerrero

MEXICO CITY — Carrying pictures of their youngsters at their chests, relations of the 43 college students who disappeared in southern Mexico in 2014 marched Monday on the eighth anniversary of their abductions with conflicting sentiments. On one hand, the federal government gave the impression to be advancing, however on the opposite they noticed “inside…

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In Tokyo, Harris calls US-Japan alliance ‘a cornerstone’

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TOKYO — U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris met with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida shortly after arriving in Tokyo for the state funeral of assassinated former chief Shinzo Abe. Abe, a former prime minister who was assassinated in July, will probably be honored on Tuesday, and Harris is main a U.S. delegation to pay its…

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EU, US query Serbia’s EU dedication after Russia deal

FILE - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, left, shakes hands with Serbia's President Aleksandar Vucic after a press conference in Belgrade, Serbia, Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021. European Union candidate Serbia has signed an agreement with Russia to hol

BELGRADE, Serbia — The European Union and the U.S. on Monday questioned Serbia’s proclaimed dedication to hitch Europe’s 27-nation bloc after Belgrade signed an settlement with Moscow pledging long-term “consultations” on international coverage issues amid Russia’s battle in Ukraine. Serbia’s officers signed the deal final week in New York with Russian International Minister Sergey Lavrov…

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Japan holding state funeral for ex-leader Abe amid tensions

Police officers stand guard around Nippon Budokan, the venue for a state funeral for Japan's former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, in Tokyo Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022. Japan is filled with tension, rather than sadness, on Tuesday as the rare state funeral f

TOKYO — Japan is stuffed with stress, relatively than disappointment, on Tuesday as a uncommon state funeral for the assassinated former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, one of the divisive chief, deeply splits the nation. Tokyo was underneath most safety, with a lot of uniformed police mobilize across the Budokan corridor, the place the funeral is…

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UK courtroom to carry listening to for US lady in teen’s highway dying

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LONDON — A courtroom case towards an American citizen who left Britain after being concerned in a crash that killed a teenage motorcyclist greater than three years in the past can be heard this week, U.Ok. prosecutors stated Monday. The Crown Prosecution Service stated there can be a listening to within the case towards Anne…

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