Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta: his case “has created a playbook for countries wanting to frustrate ICC proceedings”, according to law professor Eugene Kontorovich. Photograph: Daniel Irungu/EPA

Still smarting from the collapse of the case against Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta, and the suspension of its Darfur investigation, the Internationa(...)

Workers transport wreckage from Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 at the site of the aircraft crash near the village of Hrabove in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, earlier this month. Photograph: Maxim Shemetov/Reuters

It was just what relatives of the 298 passengers and crew who died on board Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 did not need to hear. Days before Christm(...)

Dutch far-right leader Geert Wilders: “I said what millions of people think and believe. The public prosecutors should be going after jihadists instead of me.”   Photograph: Evert-Jan Daniels/EPA

Dutch far-right leader Geert Wilders remains unrepentant after being told he is to be prosecuted for inciting hatred and discrimination towards Mor(...)

The ICC has been identified as the one potential source of justice if alleged CIA torturers and their masters are to be called to account. Photograph: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Politics and the law are uneasy bedfellows, as the International Criminal Court (ICC) found to its cost earlier this month with the unedifying collaps(...)

Trucks carrying the wreckage of the Malaysia Airlines aircraft MH17 that crashed in Ukraine arrive at Gilze-Rijen airbase in Gilze-Rijen in The Netherlands. Photograph: Robin van Lonkhuijsen/EPA

After six long nights driving across Europe, from Ukraine to the German-Dutch border, the convoy of eight trucks carrying the wreckage of Flight MH17 (...)

Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta: described the ICC case against him, which collapsed on Friday, as “a travesty”. Photograph: Daniel Irungu/EPA

As the 122 countries that support the International Criminal Court meet in New York today, ringing in their ears will be the denunciation of Kenyan pr(...)

A man sits  in the harbour of Rotterdam, where armed detectives in Rotterdam seized their biggest haul of cocaine in a decade at the weekend. AFP PHOTO/ANP/ROBIN UTRECHT

Armed detectives in Rotterdam seized their biggest haul of cocaine in a decade at the weekend when they found more than 3,500kg of the drug, with a c(...)

Laurent Gbagbo: he denies four charges  including murder and rape during  post-election clashes between December 2010 and April 2011. Photograph: Michael Kooren/AFP/Getty

The former president of Ivory Coast in West Africa, who is in jail in the Netherlands awaiting trial for crimes against humanity, is to attempt to re(...)

Bloodstains are visible on a wall as men collect human remains at a site hit by what activists said was an air strike by forces loyal to Syrian president Bashar al-Assad in Raqqa, eastern Syria, which is controlled by Islamic State militants. Photograph: Nour Fourat/Reuters

A 19-year-old Dutch teenager who converted to Islam so that she could marry her jihadist boyfriend has been detained by police in the Netherlands a(...)

Dutch far-right Party for Freedom leader Geert Wilders in Schilderswijk: there have been problems  with supporters of Islamic State flying the flag, literally, for the new caliphate. Photograph: Martijn Beekman/AFP/Getty Images

When the mayor of a major city such as The Hague writes formally to his city council to warn that they have neither the resources nor the expertise to(...)