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  • Former Liberian President Charles Taylor awaits the start of the prosecution's closing arguments during his war crimes trial at the U.N.-backed Special Court for Sierra Leone in Leidschendam, Netherlands, on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011. (AP Photo/Jerry Lampen, Pool)

    Charles Taylor boycotts end of war crimes trial

    Charles Taylor's war crimes trial is ending the way it began — with the former Liberian president boycotting proceedings and claiming they are politically motivated and unfair.

  • Carole White the former agent of model Naomi Campbell is seen in this image taken from TV  smiles as she gives evidence at the   U.N.-backed Special Court for Sierra Leone in Leidschendam, Netherlands, Monday, Aug. 9, 2010.   White and actress Mia Farrow testifed about a gift of uncut diamonds the former Liberian president allegedly gave  model Naomi Campbell after a 1997 party. (AP Photo/Special Tribunal for Sierra Leone, Via APTN)

    Ex-agent: Naomi Campbell knew gift was diamonds

    Naomi Campbell's former agent fended off defense accusations Tuesday that she lied to the war crimes court to further her own lawsuit against Campbell, insisting the model knew she was receiving diamonds from Charles Taylor.

  • Actress Mia Farrow is seen in an image taken from TV as she testifies at the Charles Taylor war crimes trial in Leidschendam, Netherlands, on Monday, Aug. 9, 2010. (AP Photo/Special Tribunal for Sierra Leone via APTN)

    Mia Farrow: Campbell said gift was huge diamond

    Naomi Campbell flirted with Liberia's former president across the dinner table at Nelson Mandela's presidential mansion in 1997 and boasted the following morning that Charles Taylor had given her a huge diamond during the night, Mia Farrow and another witness testified at Mr. Taylor's war crimes trial Monday.

  • Carole White the former agent of model Naomi Campbell is seen in this image taken from TV  smiles as she gives evidence at the   U.N.-backed Special Court for Sierra Leone in Leidschendam, Netherlands, Monday, Aug. 9, 2010.   White and actress Mia Farrow testifed about a gift of uncut diamonds the former Liberian president allegedly gave  model Naomi Campbell after a 1997 party. (AP Photo/Special Tribunal for Sierra Leone, Via APTN)

    Farrow, Campbell draw spotlight to war-crime trial

    Naomi Campbell flirted with Liberia's former president across the dinner table at Nelson Mandela's presidential mansion in 1997 and boasted the following morning that Charles Taylor had given her a huge diamond during the night, Mia Farrow and another witness testified at Taylor's war crimes trial Monday.

  • Taylor seeks delay in Naomi Cambell testimony

    The defense in the war crimes trial of former Liberian President Charles Taylor is seeking to postpone testimony this week by supermodel Naomi Campbell, a motion released Monday shows.

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