Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has said he would appeal to the International Criminal Court to investigate today's arson attack by suspected Israeli settlers in the West Bank that killed a Palestinian toddler.
A rally organised by the Anti-Racism Network is under way at the Department of Justice, calling for the immediate release of the Afghan man, who was assaulted and injured earlier this week at a Cloverhill prison.
A spokesperson for Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Heather Humphreys has said the minister held a very constructive meeting with a number of trustees from the Alfred Beit Foundation this afternoon.
Russia has vetoed a UN Security Council draft resolution that would have set up an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing a Malaysia Airlines passenger airliner last year in eastern Ukraine.
A Zimbabwean court has charged a professional hunter with failing to prevent an American from unlawfully killing 'Cecil', the southern African country's best-known lion, in a case that has triggered widespread revulsion at trophy hunting.