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  • Trial of Bosnian military leader Ratko Mladic is suspended

     
    The war crimes trial of Ratko Mladic, the Bosnian Serb military leader during the wars of the 1990s, was suspended after the judge declared that the prosecution had failed to hand over evidence to the defense....
  • Baha’i persecution event May 20

     
    On Sunday May 20 the Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida will be co-sponsoring a program with local Baha’i representatives in support of the Education Under Fire campaign. The Education Under Fire event will introduce a brief...
  • Taliban reject talks as Karzai demands Western pullback

     
    In twin blows to American efforts to wage war and negotiate peace in Afghanistan, President Hamid Karzai on Thursday demanded a quicker end to the Western combat mission and a pullback of NATO troops from rural areas, while the Taliban movement declared a...
  • U.S. soldier accused of massacre transferred out of Afghanistan

     
    The U.S. soldier who allegedly committed a massacre in Kandahar has been transferred out of Afghanistan, according to a senior defense official....
  • Obama warns Iran that time is running out for diplomacy

     
    President Obama warned Iran on Wednesday that the window of opportunity to resolve the international deadlock over its nuclear weapons program through diplomacy is closing....
  • Syria planted mines along Turkey, Lebanon borders, group says

     
    Syria, mines, opposition, refugees, Lebanon, Turkey: The Syrian government has reportedly been planting land mines along its borders, spurring outcry from human rights groups, which say there is no justification for using the deadly, indiscriminate...
  • Syrian rebels pull back from Idlib after heavy fighting

     
    Rebel forces have pull out of a stronghold of northwest Syria, the site of an ongoing government offensive that left 100 people over a two-day period, opposition spokesmen said....
  • Two massacres: Kandahar and My Lai

     
    Whatever military justice ultimately delivers to the soldier accused of methodically killing 16 Afghan civilians, most of them women and children in their beds, the case says all the worst things about how a few -- or even one --......
  • Israeli antiquities collectors acquitted of ossuary forgery

     
    A Jerusalem court acquitted Israeli antiquities collector Oded Golan of forging a stone burial box with the inscrpition James, son of Joseph, brother of Jesus."...
  • Panetta visits Afghainstan in wake of shooting rampage

     
    REPORTING FROM CAMP BASTION, AFGHANISTAN -- Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta arrived in southern Afghanistan on Wednesday in the aftermath of a shooting rampage blamed on an American soldier that has shaken the U.S-led war effort. Panetta's long-...
  • The Pope Died. Americans Didn’t Notice.

     
    My Roman Catholic friends need not worry; Pope Benedict XVI is doing fine. It was the death of the Coptic (Egyptian) Pope, Shenouda III, this past week that was hardly noticed by the American public, yet may have a profound influence on our nation’s...
  • Informal truce eases violence between Israel, Gaza militants

     
    Amid an informal cease-fire agreement brokered by Egypt, violence between Israel and Gaza Strip-based militants dropped Tuesday with only a handful of rocket and mortar attacks and no reports of damage or injury....