Judges deliver shock acquittal of former Ivory Coast president on crimes against humanity charges

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has acquitted former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo over post-electoral violence in the West African nation in a stunning blow to the war crimes tribunal in The Hague.

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has acquitted former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo over post-electoral violence in the West African nation in a stunning blow to the war crimes tribunal in The Hague.

Attempted coup to ‘restore democracy’ crushed in Gabon

Soldiers in the oil-rich central African country of Gabon seized control of the national broadcaster yesterday and issued a statement claiming they had deposed the country’s absent leader to “restore democracy”.

Soldiers in the oil-rich central African country of Gabon seized control of the national broadcaster yesterday and issued a statement claiming they had deposed the country's absent leader to "restore democracy".

Mugabe’s wife wanted over ‘assault’ on model

South Africa has issued an arrest warrant for Zimbabwe’s former first lady Grace Mugabe over an alleged assault in an upmarket district of Johannesburg last year, a police spokesman said.

South Africa has issued an arrest warrant for Zimbabwe's former first lady Grace Mugabe over an alleged assault in an upmarket district of Johannesburg last year, a police spokesman said.

‘I did not mean to offend anyone with revealing dress’ – says Egyptian actress facing trial

An Egyptian actress facing trial on public obscenity charges for wearing a dress revealing the entirety of her legs has said she did not mean to offend anyone.

An Egyptian actress facing trial on public obscenity charges for wearing a dress revealing the entirety of her legs has said she did not mean to offend anyone.