The 20th anniversary of the statute that created the International Criminal Court is being marked by support for punishing perpetrators of the world's worst atrocities and concern about the enormous challenges and political attacks it faces.
A migrant aid group has accused Libya's coast guard of abandoning three people in the Mediterranean Sea, including an adult woman and a toddler who died, after intercepting 160 Europe-bound migrants near the shores of the North African nation.
Nicaraguan national police and armed pro-government civilians lay siege and retook a symbolically important neighborhood that has recently become a center of resistance to President Daniel Ortega's government.
A spokesman for Libya's coast guard has responded to the criticism of a Spanish aid group and said guard members carry out rescues of Europe-bound migrants, "in accordance with international standards in saving lives at sea.".
A finding by a Mexican airline that pilot error was to blame for a deadly passenger jet crash in May was dismissed as premature Tuesday by the Cuban authorities charged with determining the cause of the accident.
The Russian Embassy in Macedonia has denied the Macedonian prime minister's allegations that Moscow promoted public protests of an agreement with Greece that would enable the former Yugoslav republic to join NATO.