Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court Fatou Bensouda told DW her critics do not understand the court's mandate.
A court in Côte d’Ivoire cleared former first lady Simone Gbagbo of crimes against humanity and war crimes.
Ongwen is charged with the greatest number of crimes ever faced by an accused person before the international court
Athanase Kararuza, who recently headed the African Union-led mission to the Central African Republic, was dropping off his daughter to school.
Chief prosecutor says verdict a 'very important day for international criminal justice'.
Despite the significance of the case, rights groups have called for the charges against him to be broadened to include rape and sexual slavery
Don't test us, African Union warns ICC; court prosecutor Bensouda answers bloc attacks not grounded in 'reality'
Ethiopian minister says continent 'may be left with no other choice than to take measures it may think necessary to safeguard its dignity'.
Soft-spoken Bosco Ntaganda accused of running a campaign of terror in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
Government officials worked round the clock to assure visiting president of 'maximum protection' by any means necessary, new reports say.
Gambia's Jammeh expels European Union diplomat, asks ICC to investigate death of African migrants at sea
Jammeh has flip-flopped on the issue of migrants, saying they were not good Muslims, then offering Muslim boat people in South East Asia sanctuary.