A high school student discovers the jungles of France and other tall tales in the course of researching his history homework online.
08/27/2010 04:18 pm
The International Court of Justice in The Hague upheld Kosovo's declaration of independence. That will likely embolden separatist movements around the world. But after independence, then what? Recognition is a political, not a legal matter.
07/22/2010 05:13 pm
For a long time football was simply considered too complex and too ‘beautiful’ to be mastered by Africans, writes blogger Sipho Hlongwane. Racism created that perception, but poor African governance and political interference have helped keep that perception alive.
07/02/2010 11:33 am
Looking beyond the current Lakers-Celtics NBA finals, basketball scouts are hunting for the next Pau Gasol. With the NBA's recent push into developing countries, many expect a star to rise from Africa, India, or China.
06/15/2010 07:27 pm
Slovenia and Croatia have agreed to independent mediation over their disputed border. Analysts say the agreement should remove a major obstacle in Croatia's quest to join the European Union.
06/07/2010 05:32 pm
Serbia has asked Britain to extradite Ejup Ganic, a Bosnian leader who was briefly in charge of the country and its military forces. Serbia charges him of war crimes, claiming that he ordered Bosnian forces to kill wounded Serb-led troops in 1992. The Hague says otherwise.
04/12/2010 06:17 pm
Croatian fascists murdered hundreds of thousands of victims as part of a campaign against Serbs and Jews.
04/02/2010 03:27 pm
It's impossible to accurately evaluate a utilitarian humanitarian war because it's impossible to measure atrocities caused and prevented by such a war in a concrete way.
03/03/2010 12:38 pm
Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic, in the dock at The Hague on war crimes charges of genocide and ethnic cleansing, said Tuesday the charges against him are the result of lies and "tricks."
03/02/2010 02:56 pm
In Pictures Radovan Karadzic on trial for Bosnian War Crimes