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    Bosnian Croat general dies after drinking poison in courtroom

    Reuters, Published on 29/11/2017

    » ZAGREB: The wartime commander of Bosnian Croat forces, Slobodan Praljak, died after he drank poison seconds after a United Nations judges turned down his appeal against a 20-year sentence for war crimes against Bosnian Muslims, Croatian state television reported.

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    Trump says he'll fire missiles at Syrian 'Gas Killing Animal' Assad

    Associated Press, Published on 11/04/2018

    » BEIRUT: A senior Russian lawmaker on Wednesday morning warned the United States that Russia would view an airstrike on Syria as a war crime, but US President Donald Trump then tweeted that "missiles are coming" and called Syrian President Bashar Assad a "Gas Killing Animal".

  • NEWS

    Duterte offers kill bounty for rebels to save on war costs

    Associated Press, Published on 15/02/2018

    » MANILA: The Philippine president has offered a nearly $500 bounty for each communist rebel killed by government forces to save on anti-insurgency costs and says insurgents are easier to hit than birds because they have bigger heads.

  • NEWS

    'Butcher of Bosnia' found guilty of genocide

    Reuters, Published on 22/11/2017

    » THE HAGUE: Former Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic was found guilty of genocide by a UN war crimes tribunal on Wednesday and sentenced to life in prison for orchestrating massacres and ethnic cleansing during Bosnia's war.

  • OPINION

    Myanmar tragedy

    News, Editorial, Published on 23/01/2018

    » A pair of highly respected envoys are to arrive in Myanmar today, and it is hoped the government and army are ready to listen. Top priority for ex-foreign minister Surakiart Sathirathai and the former US ambassador to the United Nations, Bill Richardson, is the fate of two Reuters reporters who face trial on absurd national security charges. Myanmar has already asked the Thai and American experts for help with their self-made crisis over the Rohingya of Rakhine state.

  • NEWS

    Tip of the iceberg

    News, Alan Dawson, Published on 14/01/2018

    » Myanmar's government and entirely out-of-touch military soiled themselves again, over the Rohingya issue of course.

  • NEWS

    Militants storm security compound in Yemen, kill 5

    Associated Press, Published on 05/11/2017

    » SANAA, Yemen: Militants set off a large car bomb outside a security headquarters in Yemen's southern port city of Aden early Sunday before storming the compound and placing snipers on the roof, officials said, adding that at least five Yemeni soldiers were killed.

  • OPINION

    Britain's current mess extends well beyond Brexit

    News, John Lloyd, Published on 13/11/2017

    » Britain -- ever-ready to boast stable politics and a faultless, often-called "Rolls-Royce" civil service -- is in a mess. Between scandals over sex, secret meetings, political donors and the royal family, the government is melting down.

  • OPINION

    Myanmar must open up

    News, Editorial, Published on 04/07/2017

    » Myanmar authorities continue to take actions that ultimately harm both the country and its image. Last week, the army, which is behind the times in helping the country to democracy, arrested three journalists for doing their jobs. Then the government, which should know better, issued a defiant statement that it was banning all United Nations investigators. There was no good reason for either action, and they are black marks on democracy hero Aung San Suu Kyi's government.

  • LEARNING

    War on Drugs: Death for killer cops

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 31/07/2012

    » Death penalty for the 3 police who killed 17 year-old motorcycle thief, hanging him from ceiling of hut after release from police station on bail.

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