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Stories with subject: Genocides
  • Los Angeles marches, rallies commemorate Armenian killings story has photos
    Updated: Apr-24-16 7:17 pm

    LOS ANGELES - Weekend vigils, marches and demonstrations were held across the Los Angeles area to commemorate the killings of an estimated 1.5 million Armenians under the Ottoman Empire more than a century ago.

  • Clooney joins Armenians to mark anniversary of massacre story has photos
    Updated: Apr-24-16 2:32 pm

    YEREVAN, Armenia - Actor George Clooney presented a $1.1 million award on the 101st anniversary of a massacre of Armenians by Ottoman Turks to a Burundi woman who offered sanctuary to thousands of orphans in the middle of a civil war there.

  • Obama breaks promise to call Armenian killings 'genocide' 
    Updated: Apr-22-16 12:25 pm

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama declined Friday to call the 1915 massacre of Armenians a genocide, breaking a key campaign promise as his presidency nears an end.

  • Lawyer: Karadzic 'like a tiger in a cage' since conviction 
    Updated: Apr-06-16 12:45 pm

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Radovan Karadzic asked a United Nations judge Wednesday to release him pending his appeal against what the former Bosnian Serb leader called his "monstrous" conviction for genocide and other atrocities.