1. Bashir faces the music

Deposed Sudanese strongman Omar al-Bashir is in court this week on charges of corruption. The former president, who was ousted in a coup in April, is facing charges of "possessing foreign currency, corruption and receiving gifts illegally", according to The Guardian. It says there is no word yet on whether he will be charged for human rights violations, though activists are hopeful these will follow...

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