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For over a decade, Bosnian Serb general Ratko Mladic was one of the world’s most wanted men. Tuesday evening, May 31, as the metal doors of the Dutch prison in Scheveningen closed behind him, their clang heralded an overdue victory for international justice and possibly a new beginning for Serbia, where the general spent most of his fugitive years.
To their victims they seemed pretty normal at first, even admirable.
For decades the folks at Visa and MasterCard have been slobbering over the prospect of a cashless society, and they’re getting their wish.
More than 60 years after the end of World War II, an 89-year-old retired auto worker from Ohio went on trial in Germany on Monday in what many are calling the country’s last Nazi war crimes proceeding. That’s not the only reason the world is watching the trial closely: John Demjanjuk is also No.
A high-stakes trial has kicked off to determine whether South Africa’s former police commissioner is a corrupt cop or a man wrongly accused of being in the pocket of criminals.
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.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Friday accused Israel of blocking steps toward peace, just a day after Israel’s prime minister defended a military offensive in Gaza. Delivering an address to the U.N