Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir (C) listens on during the swearing in ceremony of Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni as newly elected President in Kampala on May 12, 2016. AFP / GAEL GRILHOT
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Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir, wanted by the International Criminal Court for alleged war crimes, has applied for a US visa to attend the next United Nations General Assembly, an official said Thursday.It would be Bashir's first visit to the United States since his 2009 indictment by the Hague-based ICC for alleged war crimes in Sudan's western region of Darfur.In 2014, Bashir applied for a visa to attend the General Assembly, which is held in September each year at the UN's headquarters in New York, but it was rejected.Bashir denies the ICC charges of war crimes.
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