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  3. Swiss court upholds sentence of Liberian warlord

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    An appeals court in Switzerland has upheld a 20-year jail sentence against a former Liberian warlord convicted of rape, murder and cannibalism.

    Lawyers say Alieu Kosiah was also found guilty of the additional charge of crimes against humanity, which had been added by prosecutors.

    The former rebel commander was found guilty of war crimes in 2021.

    The case was the first of its kind in Switzerland, or anywhere else, for atrocities committed during Liberia's multiple civil wars which lasted from 1989 to 2003.

    Hundreds of thousands of people were killed and mutilated during the conflict.

  4. Eritrea's leader urges Russia to play 'historical role'

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    Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with Eritrea's President Isaias Afwerki at the Kremlin in Moscow on May 31, 2023
    Image caption: The leaders of the two countries met at the Kremlin

    Eritrea's President Isaias Afwerki has called on Russia to perform its "historical responsibility" of promoting global peace and justice, the Eritrean Ministry of Information's website, Shabait, has reported.

    Mr Isaias made the comments during a meeting with President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Wednesday.

    Eritrea and Russia enjoy cordial relations.

    Eritrea is one of a few countries to oppose UN resolutions to condemn Russia over its invasion of Ukraine.

    Mr Isaias added that "the unipolar world order", dominated by the US, had contributed to the "spiral of crises and destruction" around the world.

    His four-day visit to Russia came barely a week after a similar visit to China, during which he held talks with President Xi Jinping and other senior government officials.

    Eritrea is a one-party state where Mr Isaias has been in power since independence from Ethiopia in 1993.