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Last year
Al Jazeera submits the case of its slain journalist to the International Criminal Court
Palestinian-American Shireen Abu Akleh was shot while covering an Israel army raid in Jenin on 11 May.
# Ukraine
Ireland to give €3 million to International Criminal Court conducting war crime probe
The ICC is investigating suspected war crimes and crimes against humanity in Ukraine.
All time
# recognised
Ireland captain Laura Delany wins ICC Player of the Month
The all-rounder beat Ireland team-mate Gaby Lewis and Mary-Anne Musonda of Zimbabwe to October’s prize.
# wt20
'We’re not naive about the scale of the challenge': Ireland ready for World Cup opener
Ireland begin their Women’s World Twenty20 campaign on Sunday.
# foul play
Australia cricket captain handed one-match ban for part in ball-tampering scandal
Opener Cameron Bancroft is free to play after escaping suspension though.
# Child Soldiers
Angelina Jolie 'offered to help capture' Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony
The actor apparently wanted to invite Kony to dinner so he could be arrested.
# landmark case
Jihadist to become first person to plead guilty to war crimes for destroying historic monuments in Timbuktu
The man had told his defence lawyer he was “a Muslim who believes in justice.”
# The Hague
North Korea could face charges of crimes against humanity
The United Nations has condemned the country’s human rights records.
# Mavi Marmara
No prosecution for Israel over flotilla raid despite 'reasonable belief of war crimes'
Israeli commandos stormed the ship in 2010, killing ten people.
# Gaza
English cricketer banned from wearing pro-Gaza wristbands during match
Moeen Ali wore “Save Gaza” and “Free Palestine” wristbands during England’s Test against India yesterday.
# Cyprus
Cypriots file 'war crimes' complaint against Turkey at International Criminal Court
Complaint criticises Turkish settlement activity in breakaway northern Cyprus.
# Investigation
China and Russia veto UN bringing Syria to court for war crimes
The Security Council wants to bring the crisis to the International Criminal Court for investigation of possible war crimes.
# Big Test
Ireland move one step closer to Test cricket with new competition
The ICC Board met in Dubai to discuss the proposal.
# Torture
Britain rejects Iraq torture claims
The British government says complaints to the International Criminal Court are “unnecessary”.
# Howzat?
Magic Mooney leads Ireland to their fourth Intercontinental Cup
Ireland beat champions Afghanistan to regain the Intercontinental Cup in Dubai this morning.
Ireland drawn in tough group for 2015 Cricket World Cup
The ICC announced the pools and fixtures for the finals, which takes place in Australia and New Zealand in two years’ time.
# Kenya
Loser in Kenyan presidential election says he will contest result in court
Uhuru Kenyatta, one of Africa’s richest men, was declared the winner with 50.07 per cent of the vote.
# Syria
Tánaiste calls for Syrian crisis to be referred to International Criminal Court
Eamon Gilmore has joined three other Foreign Ministers to pen an opinion piece, published by CNN.
Cricket Ireland signs bumper new funding deal with ICC
An elite domestic competition structure is just one of the future plans to boost the sport in Ireland.
# Awards night
Dockrell scoops ICC Associate and Affiliate Cricketer of the Year
The 20-year-old Irish spinner edged out a number of his team-mates to win the prize.
# Iraq War
Blair and Bush should face trial over Iraq war: Tutu
Tutu said the invasion of Iraq left the world more destabilised and divided than any other conflict in history and had “hardened hearts and minds of members of the human family across the world”.
# Howzat?
Cricket: Proteas top rankings after Lord's win
South Africa needed only a draw to replace England as the sport’s top team.
# Libya
Gaddafi's son: 'no justice' in trial if evidence from torture is used
Eldest son of the late dictator says he cannot get a fair trial in Libya.
# Bosnian War
Emotional testimony from first witness in Mladic trial
The trial of war crimes suspect Ratko Mladic got underway yesterday.
# treat
Sweet! 18 pictures of sports stars and their cakes
You’re welcome.
# MelTaylor
International Criminal Court staff released by Libyan authorities
Australian lawyer Melinda Taylor and her three colleagues were detained in Libya since 7 June.
# Cricket
New ICC boss defends technology U-turn
There seems to be a consensus that the decision review system will work, except in India.
# i love it
Windfall: Irish Cricket given $1.5M budget increase
The International Cricket Council has approved the cash injection for both Ireland and Scotland across the next three years.
# Libya
More calls for release of Australian lawyer and other ICC staff in Libya
A UN war crimes court has expressed its serious concern over the ongoing detention of four staff members.
# Charles Taylor
Naomi Campbell and blood diamonds: key moments of the Charles Taylor trial
The former Liberian leader will be the first ex-president to receive judgment from an international tribunal since the Nuremberg trials.
# Mladic
Opening of Ratko Mladic's war crimes trial delayed
Bosnian Serb commander is set to stand trial on genocide and other charges next month.
# Cricket
ICC limit 2019 Cricket World Cup to 10 teams
Ireland will have to compete against two test-playing nations to qualify for a spot at the 2019 World Cup in England.
# Kony 2012
Sequel to Kony 2012 viral video expected today
The ‘Stop Kony’ video has been viewed over 86 million times on YouTube since its release last month.
# Libya
Ex-Gaddafi official arrested in Mauritania
Former Libyan intelligence chief Abdullah al-Senoussi is wanted by the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity.
In first verdict International Criminal Court finds Congo warlord guilty
Thomas Lubanga has been found guilty of conscripting and enlisting children to fight for him.
# Setback
Sticky wicket: Ireland come up short against Namibia
Our boys came up four runs short in the opening match of the ICC Twenty20 qualification series.
# Kenya
Crimes against humanity charges brought against Kenyan presidential candidates
The men have been ordered to stand trial over post-election violence in 2007 and 2008.
# Libya
ICC deadline looms for news on Saif Gaddafi
Today marks the deadline for Libya’s government to provide information to the International Criminal Court on the health and status of Mummar Gaddfi’s son – if it fails to do so it may be referred to the UN Security Council.
# Syria
ICC should investigate suspected Syrian rights abuses, says UN rights chief
Navi Pillay says that the human rights commission’s recent report on Syria concluded that state forces had committed systematic and gross violations of human rights.
# Côte d'Ivoire
ICC issues arrest warrant for former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo
Gbagbo refused to cede power to his rival Alassane Ouattara after losing last year’s election, sparking violent divisions in the country.