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  • Who is Ratko Mladic? Four key questions answered.

    Who is Ratko Mladic? Four key questions answered.

    Bosnian Serb military leader Ratko Mladic was arrested Thursday in Serbia, more than a decade after a warrant was issued for his arrest for his involvement in the Bosnian war of the 1990s. He was indicted by the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia for crimes against humanity, genocide, and war crimes in 1995 and the international arrest warrant soon followed.

  • Airstrikes pound Tripoli as NATO escalates Libya campaign

    Airstrikes pound Tripoli as NATO escalates Libya campaign

    An increase in NATO strikes along with British and French commitment to deploy attack helicopters may be aimed at breaking a stalemate in the conflict.

  • Aircraft carriers gain naval clout

    Aircraft carriers gain naval clout

    Aircraft carriers: The floating fortresses became the backbone of U.S. sea power after WWII, projecting military might around the world in crises and in conflicts such as Korea, Vietnam, Iraq, Kosovo and Afghanistan.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 04/27

    A Thai girl takes care of her younger sister at an evacuation center after they fled home following the fighting between Thai and Cambodian soldiers in Surin Province, northeastern Thailand. Officials said Thailand and Cambodia have traded fire for a sixth day as an increasingly bloody border dispute drags on.

  • The Monitor's View Slaughter in Libya's Misurata: Is this Obama's 'Rwanda'?

    NATO admits it can't help keep Qaddafi forces from slaughtering civilians in Libya's third-largest city, Misurata, which is keey to the rebels' aims. Obama faces a humanitarian choice, as he did with Benghazi.

  • Michael Ignatieff: Canadian candidate struggles to prove his Canadianness

    Michael Ignatieff: Canadian candidate struggles to prove his Canadianness

    Michael Ignatieff, the Liberal Party candidate in Canada's May 2 election, lags far behind in the polls. His main problem: He spent too much time south of the border.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 04/08

    Roman Kulesza of Poland performs on the high bar during the Artistic Gymnastics European Championships in Berlin.

  • Peace isn't just the absence of war

    Editor's Blog Peace isn't just the absence of war

    From war to crime to political disputes, conflicts dominate the news. When the dust settles, people hunger for peace. But without 10,000 small acts that build peace, conflict too easily returns.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 03/29

    A conductor leads as participants sing revolutionary songs during a celebration for the upcoming anniversary of the Communist Party of China on a square in Chongqing municipality. More than ten thousand local residents took part in the celebration for the 90th anniversary of the Communist Party of China, which was founded on July 1, 1921.

  • How Libya's Qaddafi brought humanitarian intervention back in vogue

    How Libya's Qaddafi brought humanitarian intervention back in vogue

    The notion of humanitarian intervention went dormant after the Iraq war, but has now returned, championed by many of the same countries that were the greatest opponents of invading Baghdad.