The State Department war crimes office gives advice, provides resources and sometimes financial assistance to nongovernmental organizations and other countries trying to combat crimes against humanity.
Embattled US Attorney General Jeff Sessions discussed campaign-related issues with the Russian ambassador to Washington during the presidential race — something Sessions has insisted he did not do, The Washington Post reported late Friday.
Ahead of next Sunday's election for a 500-plus member assembly to rewrite the constitution and give the president more power, the opposition also plans a general strike — the second in weeks — on Wednesday and Thursday and a big protest march on Friday.
US authorities on Monday charged the driver of the overheated truck found in Texas packed with migrants with one count of transporting "illegal" immigrants, prosecutors said, as the death toll rose to 10.
Many teenagers in Homestead, an hour north of Miami, are afraid to talk about what immigration agents could do this week. They worry that the criteria for suspecting people of being in a gang is too broad.
Israel removed metal detectors from a highly sensitive Jerusalem holy site on Tuesday after their installation triggered deadly violence, but Muslim officials said worshipers should continue a boycott for now.