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Stories with subject: War crimes
  • The Latest: UN says Aleppo attack could be war crime story has photos
    Updated: May-05-16 5:20 pm

    BEIRUT - The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):

  • Bangladesh war crimes court sentences 4 to death 
    Updated: May-03-16 8:15 am

    NEW DELHI - A special war crimes court in Bangladesh sentenced four men to death Tuesday for killing, torture, arson and looting during the nation's independence war against Pakistan in 1971.

  • Ban on female guards to be lifted in 9/11 case at Guantanamo story has photos
    Updated: Apr-29-16 6:40 pm

    MIAMI - The military judge presiding over the Sept. 11 war crimes proceedings at Guantanamo Bay said in a ruling this week that he will eventually lift his order prohibiting female guards from having physical contact with the five defendants while transporting them around the U.S. base in Cuba.

  • 16 blamed for mistakes in deadly US attack on Afghan clinic story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Apr-29-16 4:11 pm

    WASHINGTON - Human error, violations of combat rules and untimely equipment failures led to the mistaken U.S. aerial attack on a charity-run hospital in Afghanistan last fall that killed 42 people, a senior American general said Friday. Investigators called the attack a "disproportional response to a threat that didn't exist."

  • WADA appoints cycling doping expert to Russia project 
    Updated: Apr-25-16 12:52 pm

    MONTREAL - A former war crimes investigator who examined doping in the Lance Armstrong era of cycling will help rebuild Russia's discredited anti-doping program.

  • Judge won't dismiss lawsuit on harsh CIA interrogation 
    Updated: Apr-22-16 5:35 pm

    SPOKANE, Washington - A federal judge on Friday said he won't dismiss a lawsuit against two Washington state psychologists who helped design the CIA's harsh interrogation techniques in the war on terror. The decision means a continuation of the closely watched case that will likely include secret information.

  • Feds: Liberian war criminal detained in Philadelphia suburb 
    Updated: Apr-13-16 4:24 pm

    PHILADELPHIA - Federal authorities say a Liberian war criminal who allegedly lied about his past to enter the U.S. is being detained on immigration charges in suburban Philadelphia.

  • Balkan leaders meet to try to improve relations 
    Updated: Apr-12-16 10:14 am

    MOSTAR, Bosnia-Herzegovina - The leaders of Bosnia, Serbia and Croatia promised Tuesday to try to improve their relations, recently strained by harsh words exchanged over war crimes committed during conflicts in the 1990s and Croatia's veto on Serbia's EU talks.

  • Serbia activist to appeal fine on war crimes allegations 
    Updated: Apr-12-16 9:42 am

    BELGRADE, Serbia - A prominent Serbian human rights activist said Tuesday her group will appeal a court order to pay 4,400 euros ($5,100) in compensation to the Serbian army chief of staff for publicly linking him to war crimes committed in Kosovo during the 1998-99 conflict.

  • Bangladesh closing notorious 18th-century prison in Dhaka 
    Updated: Apr-11-16 5:24 am

    DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh is closing its notorious 18th-century prison where sensational political killings over decades have targeted people on both sides of the South Asian country's 1971 war for independence from Pakistan.

  • Bangladesh al-Qaida claims responsibility for student death story has photos
    Updated: Apr-09-16 4:46 am

    NEW DELHI - A banned Islamist group in Bangladesh tied to the al-Qaida in the Indian Subcontinent has claimed responsibility for the killing of a student opponent of radical Islam.

  • Report: Serb ex-army general arrested in Kosovo 
    Updated: Apr-08-16 12:39 pm

    PRISTINA, Kosovo - Police and a Kosovo-based human rights body said Friday that a former Serb general suspected of war crimes against ethnic Albanian civilians has been detained.

  • 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.

  • UN prosecutor appeals Serb nationalist Seselj's acquittal 
    Updated: Apr-06-16 12:12 pm

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands - The chief prosecutor of the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal is appealing the acquittal of Serbian ultranationalist Vojislav Seselj, citing "the far-reaching nature of the errors we have identified" in the majority judgment.

  • German authorities arrest Syrian man suspected of war crimes 
    Updated: Apr-06-16 11:45 am

    BERLIN - Federal German prosecutors say they've arrested a 41-year-old Syrian man on war crimes charges.