‘She became our voice’: Albright hailed by world leadersMarch 24, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — As she pressed the Clinton administration into action against Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic over war crimes in the Balkans, Madeleine Albright would harken back to her own childhood as a refugee from war-torn Europe.
UN war crimes court convicts 2 Serbs over Bosnia atrocitiesJune 30, 2021 GMT
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A United Nations court on Wednesday convicted two former allies of late Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic of aiding and abetting crimes committed by Serb paramilitaries in a Bosnian town in 1992.
UK ‘people’s tribunal’ hears claims China abused UyghursJune 4, 2021 GMT
LONDON (AP) — A “people’s tribunal” set up to assess whether China’s alleged rights abuses against the Uyghur people constitute genocide opened in London on Friday, with witnesses alleging that inmates at detention camps for Uyghurs were routinely humiliated, tortured and abused.
China denounces people’s tribunal on alleged Xinjiang abusesMay 25, 2021 GMT
BEIJING (AP) — China on Tuesday denounced plans for a people’s tribunal in Britain on allegations of genocide against Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslim people in China's Xinjiang region.
The spokesman for the northwestern region’s government, Xu Guixiang, said China “condemned and despised” the hearings, which are expected to draw dozens of witnesses when they begin in early June.
Serbia gives award to 2019 Nobel Literature winner HandkeMay 9, 2021 GMT
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia on Sunday honored 2019 Nobel Literature Prize winner Peter Handke, who is known for his apologist views over Serbia's nationalist policies and Serb war crimes during the 1990s wars in the Balkans...
Ramsey Clark, attorney general under Johnson, dies at 93April 11, 2021 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Ramsey Clark, the attorney general in the Johnson administration who became an outspoken activist for unpopular causes and a harsh critic of U...
Serb accused of 1999 massacre of 130 men arrested in KosovoMarch 31, 2021 GMT
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo’s police on Wednesday arrested a Serb who is accused of war crimes during the 1998-1999 war...
UK tribunal to hear witnesses on China genocide accusationsFebruary 4, 2021 GMT
LONDON (AP) — An independent tribunal in Britain aiming to establish whether the Chinese government’s alleged rights abuses against Uighur Muslims in the far western Xinjiang region constitute genocide is expected to hear dozens of witness testimonies when it holds its first public hearing in London in May.
Serbia’s parliament picks former foreign minister as speakerOctober 22, 2020 GMT
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia’s new parliament on Thursday chose as its speaker the country's former foreign minister, who was once an ally of Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic...
Serbia surprisingly joins EU in condemnation of Belarus voteAugust 27, 2020 GMT
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — In a surprise move, Serbia has joined the European Union in its rejection of the election results in Belarus and criticism of a crackdown against those protesting against the country’s longtime autocratic leader...
Kosovo, Albania to boycott Nobel Literature award ceremonyDecember 9, 2019 GMT
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo and Albania say they will boycott the Nobel Literature Prize ceremony Tuesday to protest the award being given to Austrian writer Peter Handke who both countries link to the war in the former Yugoslavia...
Bosnian war survivors protest Peter Handke’s Nobel prize winNovember 5, 2019 GMT
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnian war survivors, including mothers who lost husbands and sons in the Srebrenica massacre, protested Tuesday in Sarajevo, urging the Nobel Committee to reverse its decision to award the 2019 Nobel Prize in literature to Austrian writer Peter Handke.
The Latest: Bosnian politician blasts ’shameful” Nobel awardOctober 10, 2019 GMT
STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Latest on the awarding of the 2019 Nobel Prizes (all times local):
AP interview: Colombia to denounce Maduro at UN meetingSeptember 22, 2019 GMT
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's president compared Nicolás Maduro to Serbian war criminal Slobodan Milosevic as he goes on a diplomatic offensive to corral the Venezuelan socialist, warning that he would be making a "stupid" mistake if he were to attack his U...
The Latest: Kosovo welcomes verdict for Serb military leaderNovember 23, 2017 GMT
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the judgment on former Bosnian Serb military chief Gen. Ratko Mladic (all times local):
Kosovo has welcomed the conviction of Serbian military chief Ratko Mladic on charges of genocide and other crimes by a United Nations court.