Afghan conflict: Top court backs war crimes probe
An investigation of alleged war crimes by the US and others in the Afghan conflict can go ahead, the International Criminal Court (ICC) has ruled.
The ICC overturned on appeal a previous decision to block the investigation.
The actions of the Taliban, the Afghan government and US troops since May 2003 are expected to be examined.
The US is not a signatory of the ICC and does not recognise its authority over American citizens.
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