Kenyan President Seeks ICC Trial Delay

Kenya is asking the U.N. Security Council to delay the trials of the country’s president and vice president for a year so they can deal with national security threats.

President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy, William Ruto, face charges of crimes against humanity at the International Criminal Court. The charges stem from their alleged roles in 2007 post-election violence that killed more than 1,100 people.

Kenya’s U.N. ambassador Macharia Kamau says the Security Council should take …