Disgraced South Korean cloning researcher Hwang Woo-suk on Monday was convicted of embezzling money and illegally buying human eggs, according to state media.
Pop star Madonna plans to help break ground in Malawi on Monday for a school she is building in the impoverished southern African nation, from which she adopted two children. In a letter dated Wednesday and made public Thursday, Karadzic complains that he has not been given the relevant case material on time — and he says the volume of material would have been too much to go through even if he had received it promptly.
Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic says he intends to boycott the start of his war crimes and genocide trial next week, a spokeswoman for the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia said Thursday. The trial is still expected to begin on Monday despite Karadzic’s intended absence, which he announced in a letter to the court, the spokeswoman said
South Korea’s K.J Choi grabbed the first round lead at the Hong Kong Open on Thursday with a superb eight-under-par 62 at a $2.25 million tournament jointly sanctioned by the European and Asian Tours. Mladic faces charges of genocide and crimes against humanity before the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in the killing of almost 8,000 Muslim men and boys in the town of Srebrenica in July 1995.