SPECIAL INVESTIGATION: A roster of influential former US officials is speaking at rallies in support of removing the MEK, an Iranian opposition group with a violent anti-American history, from the US terrorist list. A decision is expected within weeks.
Srebrenica massacre: The ruling could open the path to other compensation claims by victims who claim their male relatives should have been protected by the Dutch U.N. peacekeepers in charge of the UN 'safe zone' near Srebrenica during Bosnia's 1992-1995 war.
Antigovernment protesters sit on the ground as they listen to a Friday prayers' speech during a demonstration demanding the resignation of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, in Sanaa, Yemen. Tens of thousands of Yemenis held a mass funeral Friday for 50 people killed in regime-sponsored violence in the capital.
Former Bosnian Serb Gen. Ratko Mladic refused to enter a plea on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity today in The Hague, and was given until July 4 to appoint a legal team.
Ratko Mladic, the Bosnian Serb Army leader who is considered responsible for the Srebrenica massacre, arrived in The Hague Tuesday. He will be placed in the same detention center as the others facing trial in the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY). Mr. Mladic faces the prospect of spending the rest of his life in detention, but as detention centers go, the 'Hague Hilton,' as it is sometimes called, may not be such a bad place to stay.
Ratko Mladic is set to be arraigned Friday at the UN tribunal at The Hague on 11 charges of war crimes for commanding Bosnian Serb forces during the Balkan wars.
Ratko Mladic's extradition to The Hague Tuesday to face 11 counts of war crimes in Bosnia reflects a growing acceptance of seeking justice in global courts instead of the battlefield.
Thousands protested the arrest of alleged Serbian war criminal Ratko Mladic in Belgrade on Sunday. But indifference or relief has largely outweighed anger over the arrest.
The capture of suspected war criminal Ratko Mladic came as a top EU envoy was traveling to Serbia to warn that an EU vote on Serbian membership hinged on Mladic's status.