- Genocide education requirement passes Senate, needs House OK Updated: May-18-16 4:00 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Older schoolchildren must be taught about the Holocaust and the 1915 massacre of Armenians under a bill that won approval Wednesday in the Senate.
- Sweden: Refugee from Rwanda convicted in 1994 genocide Updated: May-16-16 10:43 am
STOCKHOLM - A Swedish citizen originally from Rwanda was sentenced to life in prison Monday for his role in the 1994 genocide in the African country.
- Pope to visit genocide memorial during June trip to Armenia Updated: May-13-16 9:28 am
VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis' trip to Armenia in June will include a visit to the genocide memorial complex, a monastery stop in the city of Gyumeri and a meeting with the president.
- Lion cubs are born in Rwanda in boost to predator's fortunes Updated: May-13-16 6:26 am
JOHANNESBURG - Three lion cubs were born in a wildlife park in Rwanda, boosting efforts to restore the country's lion population, which was wiped out following the country's 1994 genocide.
- Home Minister: Bangladesh executes leader of Islamist party Updated: May-10-16 11:55 pm
DHAKA, Bangladesh - The head of Bangladesh's largest Islamist party was executed early Wednesday for his role in acts of genocide and war crimes during the country's independence war against Pakistan in 1971, a senior government official said.
- 2 former Rwandan mayors stand trial in France over genocide Updated: May-10-16 5:19 am
PARIS - Two former Rwandan mayors went on trial Tuesday in Paris for allegedly inciting and taking a leading part in the mass killing of ethnic Tutsis during the first days of the 1994 Rwandan genocide.