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Senegal charges ex-Chad leader with crimes against humanity

DAKAR (Reuters) - A judge in Senegal formally charged Chad's former president Hissene Habre with crimes against humanity, war crimes and torture on Tuesday and remanded him in custody pending trial, his lawyer said.Full story

Donald Sutherland talks new crime drama

  The Emmy-winning actor talks about his new role as a respected inspector in the international criminal court on the series “Crossing Lines,” describing the show as “filled with sensibility” and talking about working with his son, Kiefer Sutherland, on an upcoming western.

Argentina, Repsol struggle to bridge gap over YPF compensation

MADRID/BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - A year after Argentina seized the local business of Spanish oil firm Repsol <REP.MC>, there seems little prospect of a quick deal on compensation despite signs that both sides would rather avoid a costly, drawn-out legal battle. Full story

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Attorney General of Australia Mark Dreyfus, left, shakes hands with Japanese Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Koji Tsuruoka at the International Court of Justice in The Hague, Netherlands, Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Australia is urging the United Nations' highest court to ban Japan's annual whale

A whale (front) and another (partly seen at right) being dragged on board a Japanese ship after being harpooned in Antarctic waters.
A whale (front) and another (partly seen at right) being dragged on board a Japanese ship after being harpooned in Antarctic waters.

This undated handout photo released by the Australian Customs Service on February 7, 2008 shows a whale and another being dragged on board a Japanese ship after being harpooned in Antarctic waters. Japan will robustly defend its whaling programme at the International Court of Justice in The Hague