ICC refuses to open investigation on North Korea's crimesUpdated: 2014-06-24 10:12:20 KST
The International Criminal Court has refused to open an probe into whether North Korea should face war crime charges for attacking the South.
The court's chief prosecutor said Monday there was "no reasonable basis to initiate an investigation" into two deadly incidents in 2010,.. an artillery attack on Yeonpyeong-do Island and the sinking of the South Korean warship Cheonan, which together killed nearly 50 South Koreans.
Both Seoul and an international enquiry blamed the sinking of the warship on a torpedo fired by the North.
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