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  • Ratko Mladic arrest ends one of world's longest manhunts

    Ratko Mladic arrest ends one of world's longest manhunts

    Ratko Mladic's arrest, which has been hailed as a major step for Serbia toward EU membership, comes nearly 16 years after he was charged with war crimes.

  • Opinion Obama's crucial moment in Poland

    At the dinner he co-hosts in Poland, President Obama has an opportunity to not merely rebuild relations with nations that have felt estranged in recent years; he should declare America’s enduring support for completion of a Europe that is truly whole, free, and at peace.

  • Demjanjuk conviction: Top 5 Nazis still at large

    Demjanjuk conviction: Top 5 Nazis still at large

    The Holocaust ended more than 60 years ago, but today’s conviction of John Demjanjuk for his work with the Nazis is a reminder that many former Nazis remain at large. The Simon Weisenthal Center, an organization that investigates and prosecutes Nazi war criminals, releases an annual list of the most-wanted Nazis still alive today. Here are the top five:

  • Mother's Day: What are the best and worst countries for mothers?

    Mother's Day: What are the best and worst countries for mothers?

    Mother's Day provides an opportunity to look at the quality of life for mothers around the world. A recent study from Save the Children looks at data ranging from maternal mortality to education.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 05/06

    A man walks past the outside wall of the 'Art In The Streets' exhibit at the Geffen Contemporary at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles. The exhibit is the first major historical exhibition of graffiti and street art to be organized by an American museum.

  • In Pictures Dogs of war

    The K-9 Military Working Dog Unit at Camp Pendleton trains K-9 dogs for deployment into Iraq and Afghanistan at a specially-designed facility on base in San Diego, Calif., in 2010. There are reports that a dog was used during the mission to kill Osama bin Laden on May 1.

  • Former Croatian general seen as hero at home convicted of war crimes at Hague

    Former Croatian general seen as hero at home convicted of war crimes at Hague

    Ante Gotovina and another Croatian commander were convicted by a UN war crimes tribunal Friday for carrying out a 1995 campaign of ethnic cleansing against Serbs.

  • Top 10 most nuclear-dependent nations

    Top 10 most nuclear-dependent nations

    Japan’s earthquake and tsunami has pushed 11 of its 52 nuclear reactors offline. If they don’t power up soon, Japan will be hard-pressed to provide power to its people, since the reactors provide 30 percent of its electricity. As dependent as Japan is on nuclear power, 12 nations are even more reliant it, according to the World Nuclear Association. Using 2007 data, here are the Top 10 most nuclear-dependent nations:

  • From Libya's Qaddafi to Sudan's Bashir: Key International Criminal Court inquiries

    From Libya's Qaddafi to Sudan's Bashir: Key International Criminal Court inquiries

    The International Criminal Court today announced it would investigate Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi and several members of his inner circle for crimes against humanity in Libya’s ongoing uprising. It is the second-ever ICC investigation into a sitting head of state, and one of only a handful of inquiries into crimes committed by world leaders. Below, a look at ICC cases:

  • Online security: Viruses hit a third of EU computers

    Online security: Viruses hit a third of EU computers

    Online security was compromised even though most users had online security software installed.

 
 
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