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ICC Denies Request to Stop Trial of Kenyan President

The International Criminal Court has rejected a bid by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to stop his upcoming trial on charges of crimes against humanity.Mr. Kenyatta's lawyers had urged The Hague-based court to stop proceedings, saying the prosecution had presented misleading information to the court. But in a statement Thursday, the ICC said the accusations from Mr. Kenyatta's team were not serious enough to stop the trial, which is set to begin February 5. The court also said the...

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