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.
05/26/2011 03:36 pm
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.
05/26/2011 01:19 pm
The European Commission is still waiting for cast-iron confirmation of the arrested man's identity before making a statement, but said it had 'all reason to believe' that the man is accused war criminal Ratko Mladic.
05/26/2011 11:29 am
Rakto Mladic has been on the run since 1995, after a massacre of Bosnian Muslims was discovered. Ratko Mladic was arrested by agents of the Serbian Security Intelligence Agency.
05/26/2011 10:23 am
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 05/25
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:
05/12/2011 02:11 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the day 05/05
Capturing Osama bin Laden was fraught with peril, not only for the SEALs but for the US legal system. Still, might it also have raise America's moral stature with Muslims, and reflected the nonviolence principles of the Arab Spring – as well as Obama?
05/04/2011 02:27 pm
Today, on World Press Freedom Day, many will rightly mourn the alarming rise in the number of journalists killed or incarcerated around the world. But the much-cited freedom of expression indices are misleading. The real story on press freedom is that our side is winning. Here's why.
05/03/2011 12:52 pm
Once shunned, Roma musicians are signing record deals and becoming club sensations.
04/27/2011 11:36 am