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International Criminal Court prosecutors will examine alleged crimes against Rohingya Muslims, but weren't authorized to investigate the accusation of genocide.
A regional council member in the Italian city pointed out the sad irony in a Facebook post.
Israel and a Palestinian militant group, Islamic Jihad, reached a ceasefire.

Heatwaves, drought, wildfires and infectious disease threaten to undermine decades of gains in global public health.
People can visit Santa Claus at Harrods -- but for a hefty price.
Mayor Luigi Brugnaro said he would declare a state of disaster after the city was hit by the devastating high tide, which peaked at over 6 feet on Tuesday.
Former President Evo Morales stepped down on Sunday at the “suggestion” of his country’s military chief following several tumultuous weeks of protests.
Police fired tear gas at protesters overnight, while some activists torched a vehicle, hurled petrol bombs at a police station and metro train.
Erdogan warned European leaders they should "revise their stances" toward Turkey, where scores of the militants are imprisoned.
The two professors had been abducted three years ago while working at the American University in Kabul.
The incident threatened to unleash a fierce round of cross-border violence with Palestinian militants.
Morales stepped down Sunday following weeks of massive protests over a disputed presidential election.
“We plan for these sorts of days, but we always hope they will never come," a New South Wales fire commissioner said.
Socialist President Evo Morales resigned after a disputed election and calls from the military that he leave, raising more concerns about democracy in the region.
The humanitarian group has been vilified by the Syrian government and its allies, including Russia.
Evo Morales' resignation creates a space for the military to potentially step in and assume power.
Oleg Sokolov reportedly confessed to the murder of former student Anastasia Yeshenko after her body was found in his St Petersburg apartment.
Video footage appeared to show police firing rounds at Hong Kong protesters, hitting at least one as demonstrations prepare to enter their sixth month.
After a massacre earlier in the week, a community that had called Mexico home since the 1950s returned to the United States.