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Britain’s Karim Khan sworn in as new ICC prosecutor

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Britain’s Karim Khan was sworn in Wednesday as the new prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, facing huge challenges, including investigations into the Palestinian territories, Afghanistan and the Philippines.

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“I solemnly undertake that I will perform my duties and exercise my powers as prosecutor of the International Criminal Court honorably, faithfully, impartially and conscientiously,” the 51-year-old Khan said as he was sworn in at the Hague-based ICC.

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