Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta is struggling to meet economic growth targets a year after his election victory as he focuses on fighting charges from the International Criminal Court that link him to violence that left more than 1,100 people dead after a 2007 vote.
Deposed Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych will hold a press conference in neighboring Russia tomorrow, one day after an interim government took charge in Kiev and the Swiss government told banks to freeze his assets.
Ukraine is weighing measures to stem cash withdrawals after as much as 7 percent of deposits were taken from banks during last week’s bloody uprising, underscoring the need for action to fend off a default.
With Russia’s support clearing the way, the United Nations Security Council adopted the first legally binding resolution calling for increased access for humanitarian aid in Syria and threatening unspecified punitive action against President Bashar al-Assad’s regime.
North Korea has committed the worst crimes against humanity in modern history and leader Kim Jong Un should be tried by the International Criminal Court and held accountable, a United Nations commission said.
The prosecution at the International Criminal Court accused the Kenyan government of withholding evidence that could help convict the East African nation’s president on crimes against humanity charges.