U.S. believes Syria used chemicals The United States has evidence that the chemical weapon sarin has been used in Syria on a small scale, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday. But numerous questions remain about the origins of the chemicals and what impact their apparent use could have on the ongoing Syrian civil war and international involvement in it. More
S. Korea Hints At Nuclear Testing The American military commander in the region is staying there instead of returning to Washington--taking no chances as North Korea continues to make threats. More
Pyongyang rumblings have little effect on SKoreans Outsiders might hear the opening notes of a war in the deluge of threats and provocations from North Korea, but to South Koreans it is a familiar drumbeat. Separated from the North by a heavily fortified border for decades, they have for the most part lived with tough talk from Pyongyang all their lives. More
Karadzic appeals 40-year genocide sentence - Gulf Times ... an appeal against his genocide ... Also still on trial is Karadzic’s military commander Ratko Mladic, who was in charge of the Bosnian Serb ... 07/23/2016 - 6:41 am | View Link
Karadzic appeals 40-year genocide sentence Also still on trial is Karadzic’s military commander Ratko Mladic, who was in charge of the Bosnian Serb troops that overran Srebrenica and faces similar charges to Karadzic. During Karadzic’s marathon trial, which ended in October 2014 after an ... 07/23/2016 - 9:35 am | View Link
Former Military Chief Refuses to Testify in Bosnia Genocide Trial LONDON — Ratko Mladic, the former Bosnian Serb military commander facing war crimes charges in The Hague, refused to testify on Tuesday at the trial of his former political ally, Radovan Karadzic, saying he did not wish to prejudice his own case and was ... 01/28/2014 - 4:46 am | View Link
Karadzic to face Mladic in genocide trial The war crimes trial of the former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic is due to reach a milestone moment in The Hague on Tuesday. His former military commander Ratko Mladic has been called to testify by Karadzic's defence lawyers.Mladic will be ... 01/28/2014 - 3:55 am | View Link
Ratko Mladic, Bosnian Serb commander on trial for genocide, taken to hospital Ratko Mladic, the former Bosnian Serb military chief on trial for genocide at a UN court in the Hague, has been rushed to a hospital after complaining of feeling unwell. Mladic, 70, was sent to a hospital "as a precautionary measure" after being checked by ... 07/12/2012 - 11:35 pm | View Link
Mladic Genocide Trial Reopens in The Hague The war crimes trial of former Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic on Monday heard its first witness - a man who escaped a mass execution in 1992. Elvedin Pasic testified at The Hague, where he described the attack by Serb forces on his village in Bosnia ... 07/8/2012 - 9:34 pm | View Link
The Bosnian War and Srebrenica Genocide The height of the killing in the Bosnian War took place in July 1995 when 8,000 Bosniaks were killed in what became known as the Srebrenica genocide. 07/25/2016 - 7:09 am | View Website
CASE INFORMATION SHEET case information sheet (it-09-92) ratko mladiĆ not an official document - document prepared by the communications service of the international criminal tribunal for ... 07/24/2016 - 10:48 pm | View Website
Genocide Watch Bosnia Herzegovina: Country Profile By Genocide Watch 4 April 2012. Following the breakup of Yugoslavia, Bosnia Herzegovina was confronted with an ethnic civil war ... 07/23/2016 - 10:39 am | View Website
Bosnian Serb war fugitive Ratko Mladic captured On May 26, 2011, notorious war fugitive Ratko Mladic was arrested in a village in northern Serbia. The former Bosnian Serb general is accused of overseeing the worst ... 07/23/2016 - 6:14 am | View Website
Bosnian War The Bosnian War was an international armed conflict that took place in Bosnia and Herzegovina between 1992 and 1995. Following a number of violent incidents in early ... 07/23/2016 - 12:09 am | View Website
Hanlon says Winnie Pooh requires $6,000 in yearly care, including dog walkers, feeding and medical procedures.
Hanlon is demanding back pay for Winnie Pooh's care and financial documents related to her trust.
White House deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes says he delivered a letter to Myanmar last week from President Barack Obama inviting Suu Kyi to visit.
Suu Kyi is Myanmar's foreign minister but also serves as its putative premier.
Nevada regulators said Thursday they'll let one of the state's largest sports book operators stay in business after years of underpaying winning gamblers because the Las Vegas company is ousting its CEO.
The Nevada Gaming Commission approved a $1.5 million settlement with CG Technology over miscalculations on its computerized betting system that date back to 2011.
Commissioners said they would have revoked the business' gambling license but the impending removal of CEO Lee Amaitis made the settlement easier to accept.
The Nevada Gaming Control Board in May accused the gambling company of a series of egregious violations, including underpaying 20,000 winning bets by a total of $700,000 between August 2011 and March 2015, accepting bets after a match and knowingly withholding information.
Lawyers for former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva say they have filed a petition at the U. N. Human Right Committee denouncing what they call a lack of impartiality and abuse of power by the judge investigating the mammoth corruption-kickback scandal at state-owned oil company Petrobras.
Besides Silva's attorneys, the petition filed Thursday in Geneva was also signed by British lawyer Geoffrey Robertson, a human rights specialist.
The attack comes as aid agencies are warning that children are dying of starvation daily among half a million people in need of urgent help in recently liberated areas that still are dangerous to reach.