A strong stomach and a sense of humour are two essential ingredients for anyone working as a property manager for residential rentals, according to Rachel Williams, who features in series two of TV2’s Renters. Williams has been doing the job for three years at Ray White’s Royal Oak branch in Auckland and she never ceases to be amazed by what she finds.
Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah, the leader of the militant Shi’ite Hizballah, vowed Saturday that members of his organization indicted last week for assassinating a former Lebanese prime minister would never be turned over to an international tribunal.
Defiant and unrepentant, former Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic made his first appearance at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia on Friday, in a preliminary hearing during which he refused to enter a plea to the 11 counts against him including genocide, extermination, and murder.
The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia has successfully brought dozens of war criminals to justice, but a “truth commission” is still necessary if the region’s ethnic factions are ever to achieve lasting reconciliation, according to a former legal adviser to the court.
Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic on Monday refused to appear at the opening day of his long-awaited trial for war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide. 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.
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.
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.
Gunmen killed a guard and a U.N. worker during a kidnapping attempt in northwestern Pakistan on Thursday, officials said. Tharcisse Renzaho was found guilty of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes
Ferrari have failed in their bid to obtain an injunction against the International Automobile Federation (FIA) and their decision to introduce a budget cap into Formula One from next season. Following a one-hour hearing at the Tribunal de Grande Justice in Paris, judges sided with FIA president Max Mosley’s organization, the British Press Association reported Wednesday
Kaing Guek Eav is an elderly former math teacher and a born-again Christian.