Top War Crimes Suspect Mladic Captured, Faces Extradition Serbian president says "difficult" phase in country's history now over. The arrest of General Ratko Mladic, commander of the Bosnian Serb army during the 1990s conflict, means the last top-level official accused of genocide and war crimes in the former Yugoslavia will finally be brought before the Hague tribunal. Serbian president Boris Tadic confirmed that the former general had been arrested inside the country. The arrest was ...Views: 1784
Female Suicide “Epidemic”in Tajikistan Unchecked domestic violence seen as root cause. By Mukammal Odinaeva in Dushanbe (07-May-09) “One winter evening I went out into the yard, poured aviation fuel over my legs and set fire to myself,” said Mosharif, a young Tajik woman from Vakhsh in eastern Tajikistan. She was taken to hospital and survived, but she regrets that she did. “Why did they save me? I don’t want to live like this,” she said....Views: 3981
As insurgents pick off officials in targeted attacks, negotiators face mounting pressure to explain lack of visible progress towards peace deal. A recent spate of insurgent attacks has intensified the criticism of official attempts to engage the Taleban in peace talks. The High Peace Council set up by President Hamed Karzai last autumn is beset on all sides. Some accuse it of being too ready to make con...Views: 1561 Rating:
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