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Stories with subject: Genocides
  • Russia vetoes Security Council proposal on MH17 tribunal story has photos
    Updated: Jul-29-15 6:53 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - Russia on Wednesday vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution that would set up an international criminal court to prosecute those responsible for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine a year ago.

  • Guatemala ex-dictator sent for observation, delaying trial story has photos
    Updated: Jul-23-15 9:26 pm

    GUATEMALA CITY - A Guatemalan court ordered former dictator Efrain Rios Montt put in a psychiatric hospital for nine days' observation on Thursday, once again delaying his retrial on genocide charges.

  • Serbia, Bosnia leaders pledge to boost fragile post-war ties story has photos
    Updated: Jul-22-15 10:43 am

    BELGRADE, Serbia - The leaders of former Balkan foes Serbia and Bosnia on Wednesday pledged to boost fragile post-war ties shaken earlier this month on the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre.

  • Israeli-Canadian woman fought IS to stop 'genocide' 
    Updated: Jul-16-15 1:24 pm

    JERUSALEM - A Canadian-born Israeli woman who joined a Kurdish militia to fight against the Islamic State group said that after a stint in prison, she felt compelled to do something positive with her life and battle against the "genocide" unfolding in Syria and Iraq.

  • Actor Jesse Eisenberg clarifies Comic-Con genocide comments story has video
    Updated: Jul-15-15 12:04 am

    LOS ANGELES - Jesse Eisenberg said that he was using hyperbole when he compared the Comic-Con experience to "genocide" late Tuesday afternoon.

  • Italy's La Scala performs a concert for peace in Bosnia 
    Updated: Jul-12-15 7:59 pm

    SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina - Milan's La Scala Philharmonic Orchestra performed a concert Sunday in Sarajevo, bringing a message of reconciliation a day after the 20th anniversary commemorations of the Srebrenica massacre were marred by an attack on Serbia's prime minister.

  • Srebrenica ceremonies marred by attack on Serbia's premier story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jul-11-15 3:28 pm

    SREBRENICA, Bosnia-Herzegovina - A crowd of furious Bosnian Muslims jumped over fences and attacked Serbia's prime minister with stones and water bottles on Saturday, marring the 20th anniversary commemorations of the Srebrenica massacre.

  • Germany moves toward calling Namibian massacre genocide 
    Updated: Jul-10-15 11:27 am

    BERLIN - German authorities are moving toward officially recognizing as "genocide" the colonial-era crackdown in Namibia by German troops more than a century ago in which over 65,000 ethnic Hereros were killed.

  • Russia vetoes UN resolution calling Srebrenica a genocide story has photos
    Updated: Jul-08-15 2:34 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - Russia vetoed a U.N. resolution Wednesday that would have condemned the 1995 massacre of Muslims at Srebrenica during the Bosnian war as a "crime of genocide," saying that singling out the Bosnian Serbs for a war crime would create greater division in the Balkans.

  • Dutch peacekeepers still suffer stigma after Srebrenica 
    Updated: Jul-07-15 2:29 am

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Rob Zomer has heard the comments many times over: You're cowards, killers. How could you stand there and do nothing?

  • Service held in UK to remember Srebrenica massacre victims 
    Updated: Jul-06-15 11:38 am

    LONDON - Days before the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre, hundreds of Bosnians and Britons attended a memorial service at Westminster Abbey on Monday to remember the more than 8,000 male Muslim victims.

  • Report: Serbs ask Russia to veto UN resolution on Srebrenica 
    Updated: Jul-04-15 11:58 am

    BELGRADE, Serbia - Serbia on Saturday asked Russia to veto a British U.N. Security Council resolution that would call the massacre of some 8,000 Muslim men and boys during the Bosnian war in Srebrenica genocide.