Timeline in pictures and video: on the third day of Ratko Mladic’s trial and the anniversary of the massacre, TheJournal.ie takes a look back at the events of July 1995 – the UN and Europe’s darkest hour.
Today marks the deadline for Libya’s government to provide information to the International Criminal Court on the health and status of Mummar Gaddfi’s son – if it fails to do so it may be referred to the UN Security Council.
In a groundbreaking ruling, the Dutch state has been found responsible for the deaths of three Bosnian Muslim men during the bloody Srebrenica massacre of 1995 – which saw 8,000 Muslim men and boys killed by Serb forces.
Supermodel Naomi Campbell testified that she gave stones – believed to have come from ex-Liberian President Charles Taylor, who is being tried for war crimes – to the former head of Nelson Mandela’s children’s charity in 1997.
WOULD YOU LIKE to hear more Irish-based acts on the radio? Well, you just might, if new plans proposed by Labour’s Willie Penrose come to fruition.
Earlier this week, he called for a new quota-regime to be introduced to give at least 30% of airtime to Irish bands and singers.
Instead of hearing the chart toppers such as Taylor Swift and Rihanna, Penrose said important exposure would on the national airwaves would be given to Irish musicians struggling to break into the industry.
We want to know what you think?
Poll: Do you think 30% of radio airtime should be dedicated to Irish acts?
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