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EU Judge Puts Kosovo Lawmaker Under House Arrest

Posted September 22nd, 2011 at 6:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Kosovo parliament member and ruling party politician Fatmir Limaj has been ordered to to spend one month under house arrest, by an EU judge, while he awaits trial on charges of war crimes and fraud. Limaj, an ethnic Albanian and former Kosovo rebel leader, is accused of ordering the execution of two captured Serb policemen […]

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Croatian President Says No Innocents Will Be Convicted of War Crimes

Posted September 22nd, 2011 at 2:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Croatian President Ivo Josipovic says Croatia will work to ensure that no one who is innocent will be convicted of war crimes. His comments Wednesday came after a Serbian court indicted more than 40 people for alleged crimes committed in the eastern Croatian town of Vukovar during the Balkan conflict of the 1990s. In an […]

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Croatian President Says No Innocents Will Be Convicted of War Crimes

Posted September 22nd, 2011 at 1:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Croatian President Ivo Josipovic says Croatia will work to ensure that no one who is innocent will be convicted of war crimes. His comments Wednesday came after a Serbian court indicted more than 40 people for alleged crimes committed in the eastern Croatian town of Vukovar during the Baltic conflict of the 1990s. In an […]

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UN Prosecutor Urges Probe of Fugitives’ Delayed Capture

Posted September 13th, 2011 at 1:35 pm (UTC-5)
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The chief United Nations war crimes prosecutor has urged Serbian officials to investigate how two war crimes suspects managed to remain on the run for so long. In a meeting with Serbian President Boris Tadic Tuesday, Serge Brammertz praised Belgrade for turning in former Bosnian Serb military leader Ratko Mladic and Goran Hadzic, the former […]

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Amnesty: Libyan War Threatens Spiral of Abuses

Posted September 12th, 2011 at 10:01 pm (UTC-5)
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Amnesty International says both sides in the Libyan conflict have committed war crimes and the country risks descending into a bloody cycle of attacks and reprisals unless the interim government establishes order. In a report released Tuesday, the London-based rights group said that while forces loyal to former leader Moammar Gadhafi committed widespread war crimes, […]

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Serbs Oppose 27-Year Sentence For Ex-General

Posted September 6th, 2011 at 1:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Government officials in Serbia have sharply criticized the United Nations war-crimes tribunal for sentencing a former Yugoslav army chief to 27 years in prison, a punishment they said was too harsh. The U.N. court in The Hague handed down the sentence Tuesday against Momcilo Perisic, who was convicted of murder, war crimes and crimes against […]

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UN War Crimes Court Convicts Ex-Serbian Army General

Posted September 6th, 2011 at 6:56 am (UTC-5)
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The United Nations’ war crimes tribunal has sentenced the former chief of staff of the Serbian army to 27 years in prison on charges relating to the war between Bosnia and Croatia after the breakup of the former Yugoslavia. The tribunal at The Hague convicted ex-General Momcilo Perisic on charges of crimes against humanity, due […]

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Report: Up to $60 Billion Wasted in Iraq, Afghanistan

Posted August 31st, 2011 at 11:35 am (UTC-5)
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An investigation into U.S. spending in Iraq and Afghanistan finds as much as $60 billion has been lost to waste and fraud. The conclusion is the result of a nearly three-year-long investigation into the use of contractors in the two war zones. The report, by an independent panel and submitted to Congress Wednesday, also warns […]

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Report: Up to $60 Billion Wasted in Iraq, Afghanistan

Posted August 31st, 2011 at 10:05 am (UTC-5)
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An investigation into U.S. spending in Iraq and Afghanistan finds as much as $60 billion has been lost to waste and fraud. The conclusion is the result of a nearly three-year-long investigation into the use of contractors in the two war zones. The report, by an independent panel and submitted to Congress Wednesday, also warns […]

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Hague War Crimes Court: Perisic Trial to Start September 6

Posted August 29th, 2011 at 7:40 pm (UTC-5)
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The United Nations War Crimes Tribunal says former Yugoslav army chief of staff Momcilo Perisic will go on trial September 6 on charges that include crimes against humanity. Perisic is the most senior Yugoslav military officer indicted by the Hague tribunal. He is charged with war crimes and crimes against humanity for his alleged part […]

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