Mali

'I seek the pardon of all the people of Timbuktu'

Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi pleads guilty to charges of destroying ancient cultural artefacts in Timbuktu.

Europe

Mass arrests in Dutch riots after police custody death

More than 200 people detained in The Hague for breaking a curfew to protest against death of a man during his arrest.

Mass arrests in Dutch riots after police custody death

Environment

Dutch court orders state to slash carbon emissions

Activists welcome decision to order Netherlands to slash greenhouse gas emissions by at least 25 percent by 2020.

Dutch court orders state to slash carbon emissions

Human Rights

Former LRA child soldier on trial at The Hague

Lord's Resistance Army commander known for brutality is the first from feared rebel group to appear before the ICC.

Former LRA child soldier on trial at The Hague

War & Conflict

Uganda's LRA commander to be flown to ICC

Rebel leader Dominic Ongwen, who surrendered to US soldiers in CAR, to be tried for war crimes at Hague-based court.

Uganda's LRA commander to be flown to ICC

Serbia

Serb leader vows to defy war-crimes court

Vojislav Seselj says he will not return to The Hague if summoned after being released for medical treatment in Serbia.

Serb leader vows to defy war-crimes court

Human Rights

Showdown at Balkan war crimes tribunal

Radovan Karadzic, a poet and psychiatrist, defended himself against genocide charges as The Hague case winds down.

Showdown at Balkan war crimes tribunal

Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenyan president ordered to attend ICC trial

Uhuru Kenyatta instructed to attend hearing at the Hague on October 8 over case relating to post-poll violence in 2007.

Kenyan president ordered to attend ICC trial

Europe

Islamic State fears take hold in Netherlands

Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.

Islamic State fears take hold in Netherlands