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ICC case against Kenyan president suffers blow as witnesses withdraw

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Two witnesses in the International Criminal Court case against Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta have withdrawn their testimony, with at least one saying he would be in danger if he testified, according to a court document published on Thursday.Full story

Kenyatta, running for president, wants Hague trial postponed

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Kenyan presidential candidate Uhuru Kenyatta has asked for his trial on crimes against humanity charges to be delayed to allow time to prepare his defense given prosecutors' late disclosure of evidence, his lawyers said on Thursday. Full story

Analysis: Kenyatta's bid for Kenya presidency a diplomatic headache

NAIROBI (Reuters) - East Africa's most powerful economy and a key regional ally in the U.S.-led war against militant Islam could next month elect a president accused of crimes against humanity, posing a diplomatic headache for Western capitals. Full story

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