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Tunisia's ousted president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali on Tuesday was handed a third life sentence since he fled to Saudi Arabia in January 2011 during a mass uprising against his rule.

As Kosovo marked its annual missing persons day, its president promised justice for all those whose bodies still haven’t been found since the late 1990s war with Serbian forces.

Kenyan deputy president William Ruto has asked for the start of his trial at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague to be delayed to allow his legal team more time to prepare, his lawyer said on Friday.

Secular-leaning judges have set up a more liberal alternative to sharia law courts in Aleppo but face an uphill battle for influence as Islamist groups shore up support in rebel-held Syria.

Nepal risks more bloodshed in the future if a planned panel set up to investigate crimes committed during a decade-long civil war is given the power to offer amnesty, a senior official from the UN human rights agency said on Friday.

General Prosecutor Dr. Ali Al-Awash ordered on Sunday the investigation of former President Ali Abdulla Saleh, his son Ahmed Ali Abdulla Saleh, his brother Ali Saleh Al-Ahmar and affiliates.

Burma’s government announced that it granted amnesty to 93 prisoners on Tuesday. According a human rights group, there were 59 political prisoners, including 40 Shan rebel soldiers, among the released.

Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic has apologized for the massacre of 8,000 Muslims, killed by Serbian forces in Srebrenica at the height of the Bosnian War. He stopped short, however, of defining it as genocide.

With a welcome to the traditional Mohawk Kanien’kehá:ka territory, the Truth and Reconcilation Commssion opened its Quebec national event in Montreal April 24.

Guatemala's highest court on Tuesday ordered that the genocide trial against one of the Central American country's former dictators be taken over by a judge who wants the proceedings to go back to square one.