Bosnian Serb wrongly calls Srebrenica massacre a ‘myth’

World 04/13/19, 11:36

A Bosnian Serb leader has wrongly called the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, where over 8,000 Muslim men and boys were killed by Bosnian Serb troops, "a fabricated myth." The comments defy international court rulings that say genocide was committed in the ...

Update: Sudanese army won’t extradite ousted president

Africa 04/12/19, 05:08

The Latest on the situation in Sudan (all times local):12:05 p.m.A Sudanese army official says the military authorities will not extradite deposed President Omar al-Bashir but will try him at home, before the nation.This Wednesday, April 10, 2019 satellite image ...

Leader of Sudan coup on US sanction list for Darfur genocide

World 04/11/19, 12:59

Sudan's defense minister, who led the overthrow Thursday of autocratic ruler Omar al-Bashir, has had his assets blocked by the U.S. Treasury since 2007 for supporting and managing militias accused of carrying out genocide in the country's Darfur conflict.In a ...

A timeline of key events in rule of Sudan’s al-Bashir

Africa 04/11/19, 08:23

After 30 years in power, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir was arrested and deposed by the military on Thursday, following nearly four months of protests against his rule. The army has also taken over the country for the next two years ...

25 years after genocide, Rwanda’s Kagame is praised, feared

Africa 04/09/19, 03:33

A quarter-century after Rwanda's brutal genocide, President Paul Kagame remains a constant figure atop the country's politics, feted by those who say it needs his visionary leadership and loathed by others who see a firm authoritarian with a malicious streak.Kagame ...

25 years after genocide, Rwanda’s president praises healing

Africa 04/08/19, 12:58

Rwanda's President Paul Kagame said Monday that the perpetrators of the 1994 genocide feel repentant for killing some 800,000 people and that is helping the country to find reconciliation.Rwanda has begun commemorating the genocide which began 25 years ago and ...

Update: French president expresses support for Rwanda

Africa 04/07/19, 07:24

The Latest on the commemorations to mark the start of Rwanda's genocide 25 years ago. (all times local):3:15 p.m.President Emmanuel Macron wants each April 7 to become a day of commemoration of the "genocide of Tutsis" in Rwanda, now marking ...

Rwanda somberly marks the start of genocide 25 years ago

Africa 04/07/19, 06:34

Rwanda somberly commemorated the start, 25 years ago, of its genocide in which some 800,000 people were killed, as the country continues to grapple with the consequences of the slaughter.President Paul Kagame and first lady Jeannette Kagame on Sunday lay ...

25 years after Rwanda genocide, survivors forgive killers

Africa 04/06/19, 04:23

Twenty-five years ago, Tasian Nkundiye murdered his neighbor with a machete.The 43-year-old Hutu and a few other men from his Rwandan village chopped the Tutsi man to pieces — one horrific slaying during a 100-day genocide that killed an estimated ...

Macron calls for probe into French role in Rwanda genocide

Europe 04/05/19, 11:18

French President Emmanuel Macron has ordered a government study into the country's role in Rwanda before and during its 1994 genocide.Macron met Friday with victims of the genocide, and a Rwandan group working to teach future generations about it.Rwanda is ...

Was There: Only human wreckage left in Karubamba village

Africa 04/05/19, 07:23

journalist Mark Fritz reported on the Rwandan genocide, for which he won a Pulitzer prize. We are reprinting the story now to mark the 25th anniversary of the plane crash on April 6 that triggered the genocide.___Nobody lives here anymore.FILE ...

Photos: 25 years ago, images exposed Rwanda’s genocide

Africa 04/04/19, 06:26

Twenty-five years ago, Rwanda descended into an orgy of violence in which some 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus were massacred by the majority Hutu population over a 100-day period in what was the worst genocide in recent history.The massacres, mostly ...

Final verdict looms for ex-Bosnian Serb leader Karadzic

Europe 03/19/19, 06:26

Nearly a quarter of a century since Bosnia's devastating war ended, former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic is set to hear the final judgment on whether he can be held criminally responsible for unleashing a wave of murder and destruction.United ...

France drops probe of air crash that led to Rwandan genocide

Europe 12/26/18, 08:04

French authorities have dropped a sensitive investigation into the plane crash that sparked Rwanda's 1994 genocide, citing lack of sufficient evidence.Several people close to Rwanda's current president, Paul Kagame, had been under investigation. Rwanda's government denounced the probe as an ...

In South Sudan, a new approach to end use of child soldiers

World 11/25/18, 04:18

After coming face to face with "unpredictable" gun-waving children almost 25 years ago, the former commander of the failed U.N. peacekeeping mission during the Rwandan genocide dedicated his life to eliminating the use of children as weapons of war.In an ...

European zoos to send critically endangered rhinos to Rwanda

Europe 11/20/18, 11:53

Wildlife parks from three European countries are joining forces to send critically endangered eastern black rhinos back to their natural habitat in Rwanda, where the entire rhino population was wiped out during the genocide in the 1990s.CORRECTES NAME OF DANISH ...

UN investigator: Genocide still taking place in Myanmar

Asia & Pacific 10/24/18, 23:54

Genocide is still taking place against Rohingya Muslims remaining in Myanmar and the government is increasingly demonstrating it has no interest in establishing a fully functioning democracy, U.N. investigators said Wednesday.Marzuki Darusman, chair of the U.N. fact-finding mission on Myanmar, ...

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