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Sudan clashes intensify with no mediation in sight

Sudan clashes intensify with no mediation in sight

CLASHES between Sudan's army and paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF) intensified, as the war in the country's capital and western regions entered its 12th week with no attempts in sight to bring a peaceful end to the conflict. Air and artillery strikes as well as small arms fire could be heard, particularly in the city of Omdurman, as well as in the capital Khartoum, as the conflict deepens a humanitarian crisis and threatens to draw in other regional interests. The RSF said it brought down an army warplane and a drone in Bahri, in statements to which the army did not immediately…
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ICC faces “myriad challenges” to prosecute war crimes in Ukraine

ICC faces “myriad challenges” to prosecute war crimes in Ukraine

ANTHONY DEUTSCH and TOBY STERLING IMAGES of cluster bombs and artillery strikes on Ukrainian cities this week have prompted the world's top war crimes prosecutor to launch an investigation, with the support of dozens of nations opposed to Russia's invasion. Karim Khan, a British lawyer named as the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court last year, said the crisis in Ukraine is a chance to demonstrate that those committing war crimes would be held to account. "I think the world is watching. The world expects better," Khan, 51, said on Thursday in his offices in The Hague, announcing he…
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