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.
Only Nelson Mandela, South Africa's legendary president, could have managed such a guest list. At Genadendal, his Table Mountain residence in Cape Town, Mr. Mandela hosted what by all accounts was a lovely dinner for such notables as supermodel Naomi Campbell, actress Mia Farrow and Liberia's then-President Charles Taylor.
The International Criminal Court has charged Sudanese President Omar Bashir with three counts of genocide in Darfur, a move that will pile further diplomatic pressure on his isolated regime.
An international court Thursday subpoenaed reluctant supermodel Naomi Campbell to testify this month in the war-crimes trial of former Liberian President Charles Taylor about a rough diamond Taylor is said to have given her in 1997.
A suspected international arms dealer is accused of conspiring to sell to Marxist guerrillas in Colombia millions of dollars worth of weapons to be used to kill Americans there, according to a federal grand jury indictment unsealed yesterday in New York.
U.S. taxpayers send tens of millions of dollars in foreign aid to the Republic of Liberia, yet the West African nation owes the D.C. government back taxes on its 16th Street embassy property in Northwest, city records show.
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