Ratko Mladic, who is on trial at the International Criminal Court on charges he masterminded an army campaign to cleanse Bosnia of Croats and Muslims, was taken to the hospital Thursday as a precautionary measure, a court spokeswoman said.
Four staff members of the International Criminal Court were freed Monday after several weeks of detention in Libya, a Libyan liaison with the court said.
CNN's Nic Robertson reports on the Islamist threat emerging in eastern Libya after an attack on a U.S. diplomatic office.
Foreign Minister Bob Carr of Australia is visiting Libya on Monday to step up pressure on officials there to release an Australian lawyer working for the International Criminal Court who was detained after visiting the son of the late Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi.
The International Criminal Court swore in Gambian lawyer Fatou Bensouda as its new prosecutor Friday, the first woman to assume the top job at the world war crimes tribunal.
CNN's Nima Elbagir looks back at the ICC trial that brought Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga to justice.
The first former head of state to be convicted of war crimes since World War II was sentenced to 50 years in prison Wednesday by an international court in The Hague, Netherlands.
He stood before judges Wednesday not as the first former head of state convicted of war crimes since World War II but as a leader convinced he was wronged by corruption and a hypocritical hand of justice.
The defense for Charles Taylor is expected to submit its counter-recommendation Thursday after prosecutors said the former Liberian president deserves an 80-year sentence for a war crimes conviction.
Charles Taylor's guilty verdict brings relief in justice to Sierra Leone. CNN's Atika Shubert reports.
Former Liberian President Charles Taylor should receive an 80-year sentence for his conviction for aiding and abetting war crimes in neighboring Sierra Leone's civil war, the chief prosecutor in the international court case recommended Thursday.
An international war crimes court finds ex-Liberian leader Charles Taylor guilty of aiding militias in Sierra Leone.
CNN's Zain Verjee speaks to the ICC's chief prosecutor about where Moammar Gadhafi's son should be tried.
Libyan prosecutors have gathered "great evidence" against the son of former dictator Moammar Gadhafi, International Criminal Court chief prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo said Thursday, reopening the controversial question of where Saif al-Islam Gadhafi will be tried.
The European Court of Human Rights ruled against five terror suspects Tuesday, saying that they can be extradited to the United States despite their claims that they will be poorly treated.
CNN's Dan Rivers reports on the extradition from Britain of five alleged terrorists to face trial in the U.S.
The International Criminal Court finds a Congolese warlord guilty of war crimes. CNN's Zain Verjee reports.
The International Criminal Court on Wednesday found a Congolese warlord guilty of turning children into killers, marking the war crimes tribunal's first verdict in its decade of operation.
Conflicting reports emerged Monday about whether the son of Libya's deposed leader would be tried there.
CNN's Jomana Karadsheh reports Libyan rebels got their most wanted man - Saif Al-Islam , Gadhafi's son.
Libyan authorities were granted more time Tuesday by the International Criminal Court to say whether they plan to hand over the deposed leader's son, Saif al-Islam Gadhafi.
Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo arrived Wednesday at the International Criminal Court in The Hague to stand trial for his role in his country's post-election violence that killed thousands.
The Kenyan government plans to appeal a warrant issued by its high court calling for the arrest of the Sudanese president over alleged war crimes.
The government of Sudan on Monday ordered Kenya's ambassador to leave the country, after the Kenyan High Court ruled that Sudan's president must be arrested if he sets foot on Kenyan soil.
Libya could try Saif al-Islam Gadhafi itself rather than handing him over to International Criminal Court if Libya can prove it has a functioning justice system, ICC prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo said Wednesday.
Libya's acting prime minister on Tuesday announced a new Cabinet approved by the National Transitional Council as the North African nation continues to reshape itself following the end of Moammar Gadhafi's 42-year rule.
Life in Libya's capital is slowly returning to normal. Producer Jomana Karadsheh shows us some of what's changed.
The International Criminal Court on Monday granted the court's chief prosecutor permission to open an investigation into possible war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in Ivory Coast during months of post-election turmoil last year.
Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesman Selcuk Unal discusses the breakdown in relations between Turkey and Israel.
An Israeli official Saturday dismissed as "strange" Turkey's actions, including its decision to expel Israel's ambassador, offering seemingly unwavering remarks on the same day a top Turkish official threatened to soon bring Israel before the International Court of Justice.
The International Criminal Court will present charges Thursday in the first phase of hearings against prominent Kenyans for their alleged roles in postelection violence that left hundreds dead four years ago.
Somalia is known to most Americans as the setting for the book and film "Black Hawk Down" and as the world center for modern-day pirates. It is the poster child for failed humanitarian interventions and for good intentions gone wrong.
An aid worker discusses what it's like for drought victims and refugees in the Horn of Africa.
The United Nation's highest court ruled Monday that both Cambodia and Thailand must withdraw their troops from an area where a disputed border temple sits.
The International Criminal Court issued arrest warrants Monday for Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi and two of his relatives.
CNN's Dana Bash explains why Congress rejected a bill to reduce funding for U.S. military actions in Libya.
Syria's ambassador to France, Lamia Shakkour, denied Tuesday that she has resigned her post, declaring late in the day that she would remain in her job until President Bashar al-Assad no longer wants her to remain in it.
Bosnian Serb genocide suspect Ratko Mladic makes his first appearance at the U.N. war crimes tribunal in The Hague.
The arrest in Serbia of Ratko Mladic brought to an end a 16-year manhunt for the highest-profile suspect still at large from the Balkan wars of the 1990s.
Kenya plans to appeal an International Criminal Court decision rejecting a request that trials of six prominent men accused of crimes against humanity be held in their own country, an official said Tuesday.
In recent days, President Barack Obama has applauded efforts to bring former Serb Gen. Ratko Mladic and Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi before international courts.
The arrest in Serbia of Ratko Mladic brings to an end a 16-year man hunt for the highest profile suspect still at large from the Balkan wars of the 1990s.
Former UN Envoy to Yugoslavia David Owen explains why the arrest of Ratko Mladic took so long.
The president of the Ivory Coast is urging the International Criminal Court to investigate major crimes committed in his country after a disputed November election sparked a political standoff that left hundreds dead.
Several thousand Kenyans attended a rally Monday for two prominent politicians who have been implicated in crimes against humanity and brought before the International Criminal Court at The Hague, Netherlands.
Victims of Kenya's post-election violence want justice. Can the Hague provide it? CNN's David McKenzie reports.
Kenya plans to challenge the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court and the "admissibility" of cases in an alleged crimes against humanity probe, the government said Wednesday.
Costa Rica will take its border dispute with Nicaragua to international court Tuesday.
The International Criminal Court named six Kenyan leaders, including the deputy prime minister, Wednesday suspected of organizing violence after the disputed 2007 election.
The International Criminal Court has opened a probe into the North Korean shelling of Yeonpyeong Island last month and the March sinking of a South Korean warship, allegedly by a North Korean submarine, to evaluate if the incidents constitute war crimes, the court said Monday.
Costa Rica has taken its border dispute with Nicaragua to international court, repeating claims that its territory has been invaded.
Kenya and the African Union are defending a visit by Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted on allegations of war crimes and genocide.
Arrest warrants issued for Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir for allegations of war crimes and genocide are illegal and should be revoked, according to two British attorneys.
Judges at the International Criminal Court have ordered the release of a Congolese militia chief who used child soldiers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's civil war.
The Serbian Parliament has officially condemned the 1995 massacre of thousands of Muslim men and boys in the Bosnian town of Srebrenica.
CNN's Nic Robertson reports on the resumption of the genocide trial of Radovan Karadzic.
Bosnia's constitution violates European human rights law by banning Jews, Roma and other ethnic minorities from running for president or the upper chamber of Parliament, the European Court of Human Rights ruled.
The International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor reported Friday to the U.N. Security Council that violence continues in Darfur and that the Sudanese president and his government are not cooperating with investigators.
A resolution calling for independent investigations into alleged war crimes committed by Israel and Hamas during last winter's Gaza war was the focus of debate in the U.N. General Assembly.
The International Criminal Court chief prosecutor on Thursday told Kenya's leaders that he will proceed with trials against suspected perpetrators of postelection violence that left more than 1,000 dead.
After Bosnian Serb wartime leader Radovan Karadzic's failure to appear at the start of his trial on genocide and war crimes charges CNN Senior International Correspondent Nic Robertson explains what happens next.
Those most responsible for last year's post-election violence in Kenya may now be punished by the International Criminal Court, after Kenya missed a deadline to address the issue.
A United Nations court convicted a former governor of Rwanda to life in prison for his role in a 1994 genocide that left about 800,000 dead in the central African country.
Hezbollah's leader accused a German magazine of engaging in a conspiracy with Israel and the West after it reported that the militia group orchestrated the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.
The militia group Hezbollah has dismissed a German magazine report that it was behind the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, calling the accusations "fabrications."
A Sudanese rebel commander, accused of being involved in the 2007 deaths of a dozen peacekeepers in Darfur, voluntarily arrived in the Netherlands Sunday for an International Criminal Court hearing at the Hague this week, officials said.
Three former guerrilla leaders -- who helped command what one activist called "one of the most brutal rebel movements in modern days" -- were sentenced Wednesday in Freetown, Sierra Leone, for crimes against humanity.
Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir made his first trip to Darfur since an international tribunal ordered his arrest on war crimes charges, pledging resistance Sunday to what he called efforts to "recolonize" Africa.
Bloggers are reacting to the ICC's warrant for Sudan's president. CNN's Errol Barnett reports.
Sudan's ambassador to the United Nations on Friday defended his nation's decision to expel 16 nongovernment aid organizations, charging they were "messing up everything," "spoiling," and "destabilizing" his country.
A U.N. tribunal clears former Serbian President Milan Milutinovic of war crimes in Kosovo.
The new International Criminal Court launched its first trial Monday at The Hague in the Netherlands -- the prosecution of a former militia leader charged with using child soldiers in the Democratic Republic of Congo's brutal civil war.
Rebel leader Laurent Nkunda arrested in Rwanda. CNN's David McKenzie reports.
A United Nations court has found that the United States violated an international treaty and the court's own order when a Mexican national was executed last year in a Texas prison.
A former militia leader in the Democratic Republic of Congo will go on trial later this month, charged with drafting children to fight for his militia's military wing. It will be the first trial held by the International Criminal Court.
A defiant Radovan Karadzic refused to enter a plea before the international criminal court. CNN's Paula Netwon reports.
Three months after the International Courts of Justice charged him with genocide, Bashir goes on the offensive. But is he fighting scared?
The United States violated international law by putting a Mexican national to death in Texas, the Mexican government said Wednesday.
Lisa Sylvester reports on the execution of Jose Medellin, a Mexican national convicted of murder.
Mexican national Jose Ernesto Medellin, whose death penalty conviction in the rape and murder of two teen girls sparked international controversy, was put to death in Texas on Tuesday night, prison officials said.
The arrest of Bosnian Serb war crimes fugitive Radovan Karadzic is an important step in the reconciliation process in the Balkans, Christiane Amanpour, CNN senior international correspondent, says.
CNN's Christiane Amanpour recalls the rise to prominence and notoriety of captured Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic.
Former Bosnian Serb President Radovan Karadzic is in custody in Belgrade, Serbia, and will soon be handed over to an international war crimes tribunal at The Hague, Netherlands, to face charges over his alleged role in Balkans war atrocities.
Serbia's war crimes prosecutor says a judge has ordered ex-Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic's transfer to the UN's war crimes tribunal in The Hague, Netherlands
Arab foreign ministers are expected to discuss a proposal Saturday calling on Sudan's president to hand over two Darfur war crimes suspects to an international tribunal in an effort to fend off the longtime leader's own prosecution
The U.N.'s highest court is ruling Wednesday on an emergency Mexican appeal to block the execution of its citizens on death row in the United States
The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court has filed genocide charges against Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir for a five-year campaign of violence in the country's Darfur region. CNN's Nic Robertson explains what is likely to happen next:
An International Criminal Court prosecutor is expected to seek an arrest warrant charging Sudan's president with genocide and crimes against humanity on Monday when he reveals details of his investigation into war crimes in Darfur
A Supreme Court ruling on on US compliance with international treaties may lead to a more rational way of approving them
The Supreme Court has concluded Texas can execute a Mexican man sentenced to death for murder, ending an unusual capital appeal that pitted President Bush against his home state in a dispute over federal authority, local sovereignty and foreign treaties.
In a case headed for the Supreme Court, the Administration is opposing the execution of an immigrant convicted of rape and murder. And the right wing wants to know why
A U.N.-backed court in Sierra Leone has asked the Dutch government to stage the war crimes trial of former Liberian President Charles Taylor in the Netherlands, the Dutch Foreign Ministry said Thursday, and the government has set conditions for that to happen.
Michael P. Scharf, a law professor at Case Western Reserve University and the co-founder of the Public International Law and Policy group, has trained some of the judges presiding over the Iraqi Special Tribunal, charged with trying the alleged crimes of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein.
The United States has withdrawn from an international agreement that gives the International Court of Justice the right to adjudicate violations of the Vienna Convention regarding the incarceration of non-U.S. citizens, U.S. Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice said Thursday.
The U.N. General Assembly voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to call on Israel to dismantle a barrier that would seal off the West Bank.
The U.N. General Assembly vote on a resolution supporting the world court's ruling on Israel's West Bank barrier has been postponed to Tuesday, said a U.N. spokeswoman.
During the past two weeks, both the highest court in Israel and the highest court in the international legal system have issued rulings condemning Israel's controversial security barrier.
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon on Sunday ordered construction continued on a barrier between Israel and the West Bank despite a nonbinding world court ruling that it was "contrary to international law."
The International Court of Justice has said the barrier Israel is building to seal off the West Bank violates international law because it infringes on the rights of Palestinians.
The U.N. tribunal has ruled that former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic is fit to stand trial, but may not be healthy enough to continue defending himself against charges of war crimes and genocide.