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Lt. Gen. Omar Bashir, president of Sudan, has been banned from leaving South Africa because of an international order for his arrest. (Associated Press)

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Lt. Gen. Omar Bashir, 71, in power since 1989, is the first sitting leader to be indicted as a war criminal. The International Criminal Court asked South African officials to comply with a warrant for his arrest. (Associated Press)

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Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir speaks after meeting with South Sudan's President Salva Kiir, in the capital Juba, South Sudan, in this Jan. 6, 2014, file photo. Al-Bashir won re-election with 94 percent of the vote, according to official results announced Monday, April 27, 2015, extending his 25-year rule despite international war crimes charges and multiple insurgencies. (AP Photo/Ali Ngethi, File)

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Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir reads a document during a meeting of Arab heads of state, in Sharm el Sheik, South Sinai, Egypt, Saturday, March 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Thomas Hartwell)

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Wanted man: Sudanese President Omar Bashir, accused of genocide and other crimes, wants to address the U.N. General Assembly. (Associated Press)