War crimes

In this photo taken Thursday, June 29, 2017, Serbian Defense Minister Aleksandar Vulin attends a government swearing in ceremony at the Serbian Parliament building, in Belgrade, Serbia. Serbia's defense minister has reaffirmed his support for a convicted war criminal, denouncing the U.S. ambassador to Belgrade for his critical tweet. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
October 12, 2017 - 8:00 am
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia's defense minister has reaffirmed his support for a convicted war criminal, denouncing the U.S. ambassador to Belgrade for his critical tweet. Defense Minister Aleksandar Vulin has praised former Gen. Vladimir Lazarevic, who was sentenced to 14 years in prison by a U...
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In this photo taken Thursday, June 29, 2017, Serbian Defense Minister Aleksandar Vulin, right, attends the Government swearing in ceremony at the Serbian Parliament building, in Belgrade, Serbia. Vulin has praised a convicted war criminal for his role in the defense against NATO's 1999 intervention in Kosovo, saying the Balkan country no longer has to be ashamed of a bloody crackdown against ethnic Albanian separatists. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
October 07, 2017 - 2:53 pm
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia's defense minister on Saturday praised a convicted war criminal for his role against NATO's 1999 intervention in Kosovo, saying Serbia no longer has to be ashamed of a bloody crackdown against ethnic Albanian separatists. The remarks by Defense Minister Aleksandar...
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October 04, 2017 - 7:05 am
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A Serbian appeals court says the landmark trial of eight former Bosnian Serb police officers charged with taking part in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre can resume following a suspension. The trial was halted in July because charges in the case had been filed at a time Serbia...
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October 02, 2017 - 4:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the immigration fraud trial of Mohammed Jabbateh (all times local): 4:15 p.m. A jury has been selected in the immigration fraud case of a man prosecutors say committed war crimes in Liberia and then lied about his past to enter the U.S. Fifty-one-year-old Mohammed...
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October 02, 2017 - 12:34 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man who federal prosecutors say committed war crimes in Liberia is scheduled to go on trial in Philadelphia on charges that he lied about his past to enter the U.S. Court records show that 51-year-old Mohammed Jabbateh will go on trial on Monday after being charged with lying...
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In this Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016 file photo, Dragan Vasiljkovic, right, a former Serb paramilitary commander, sits next to a guard in a courtroom at the beginning of his trial in Split, Croatia. The municipal court has sentenced Vasiljkovic to 15 years in prison for war crimes in the 1990s Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017. In the verdict it said that Vasiljkovic, also known as Captain Dragan and Daniel Snedden, is guilty of the killings and torture of imprisoned civilians and Croatian troops while he was a rebel Serb commander during the 1991-95 war in Croatia. (AP Photo, FILE)
September 26, 2017 - 12:02 pm
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — A Croatian court on Tuesday sentenced a former Serb paramilitary commander and Australian citizen to 15 years in prison for war crimes in the 1990s, including the killing and torture of prisoners. Judges at the municipal court in the coastal town of Split said that Dragan...
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September 19, 2017 - 11:18 am
BERLIN (AP) — Two Iraqi men have been arrested in the German capital on suspicion of membership in a terrorist organization and war crimes as part of the Islamic State group, federal prosecutors said Tuesday. A 31-year-old, identified only as Raad Riyadh A. A. in line with privacy laws, and 19-year...
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September 13, 2017 - 10:42 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The head of an international court that investigates war crimes and genocide has renewed her call for the arrest of a Libyan military officer alleged to have been involved in the killing of 33 captives "in cold blood." International Criminal Court Prosecutor Fatou...
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September 12, 2017 - 7:13 am
CAIRO (AP) — The Saudi-led coalition waging an air campaign against Yemen's Houthi rebels in the north is killing children in what amounts to war crimes, an international rights group said Tuesday. Human Rights Watch released a detailed report documenting the deaths of 26 children killed in five...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Sunday, June 11, 2017, Ramush Haradinaj, candidate for Prime Minister, speaks to media reporters after casting his ballot during the early parliamentary elections Pristina, Kosovo. The ex-prime minister of Kosovo and former guerrilla fighter, Haradinaj was nominated Thursday Sept. 7, 2017, as the country's new premier and tasked with creating a new Cabinet.(AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu, FILE)
September 09, 2017 - 3:53 pm
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Ramush Haradinaj, ex-prime minister of Kosovo and a former guerrilla fighter, has been voted the country's new premier. Parliament on Saturday voted 61 in favor and one abstention to choose Haradinaj, 49, who is also the leader of the center-right Alliance for the Future of...
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